XW Info

Sunday, March 24, 2013
YOU'LL KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT
by Dan Schoenholz
Sun 3/24/2013YOU'LL KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT
STARANNASCHAOSACTV
CABOSTENTSUNNIBARE
ABEDTHEGREATDEMOCRAT
BOTHERDIORREINRMS
BUTAVISIONOFREALITY
ELEMENTGILARETRACE
DIDGASPCANAEWOK
AREVOLTAGAINSTFATE
WELLINEVERTREESYES
ITSPATNOVOEXTRA
MATHWHATISARTZOOM
AUDIOHEAPDOUBLE
ABENITREGETMARRIED
SELFISHANDPERVERSE
IAMIEDIESARKADO
FUSSPOTUNASCHUGGED
THEPROPERTASKOFLIFE
WARAPARLIENROUTES
AJEALOUSMISTRESSTARS
GAELSMEARCELIEETTA
EXTSEARNSHOLESNEON
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Map symbol : STAR
5.Tolstoy and O'Neill heroines : ANNAS
10.Original state of the universe, in myth : CHAOS
15.When Macbeth dies : ACTV
19.Baja vacation spot, familiarly : CABO
20.Vessel opener : STENT
21.Islamic denomination : SUNNI
22.Expose : BARE
23.Lying, maybe : ABED
24.Answer to 67-Across, per John F. Kennedy : THEGREATDEMOCRAT
27.Spam, e.g. : BOTHER
29.New Look designer : DIOR
30.Pull (in) : REIN
31.Real estate abbr. : RMS
32.Answer to 67-Across, per Yeats : BUTAVISIONOFREALITY
37.One of over 100 on a table : ELEMENT
38.River of Phoenix : GILA
39.Go back over : RETRACE
42.Accomplished : DID
43.[Shocking!] : GASP
46.Water-into-wine site : CANA
48."Star Wars" biped : EWOK
49.Answer to 67-Across, per Malraux : AREVOLTAGAINSTFATE
55.Indignant reply : WELLINEVER
58.Oranges and lemons : TREES
59.Cry with a fist pump : YES
60.1994 film based on an "S.N.L." skit : ITSPAT
61.Porto-___ (capital of Benin) : NOVO
64.Terrestrial opening? : EXTRA
66.What's nothing but problems? : MATH
67.Classic question answered six times in this puzzle : WHATISART
70.Camera shop item, informally : ZOOM
74.Certain feed : AUDIO
77.Rustbucket : HEAP
78.Stiff drink, maybe : DOUBLE
80.Fiver : ABE
83.KNO3, in Britain : NITRE
85.End an engagement? : GETMARRIED
88.Answer to 67-Across, per Beethoven : SELFISHANDPERVERSE
92."___ Said" (Neil Diamond hit) : IAMI
93.Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
94.Cutty ___ (clipper ship) : SARK
95.Kerfuffle : ADO
98.Particular sort : FUSSPOT
102.Some, in Sevilla : UNAS
104.Moved along, as an old train : CHUGGED
107.Answer to 67-Across, per Nietzsche : THEPROPERTASKOFLIFE
111.See 111-Down : WAR
113.On ___ with : APAR
114.Property encumbrance : LIEN
115.Courses : ROUTES
116.Answer to 67-Across, per Emerson : AJEALOUSMISTRESS
121.Besmirches : TARS
122.Iona College athlete : GAEL
123.Defame : SMEAR
124.Whoopi's role in "The Color Purple" : CELIE
125.Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famer James : ETTA
126.Office nos. : EXTS
127.Pulls in : EARNS
128.What darners darn : HOLES
129.Like many highlighter colors : NEON
1.Crossed a picket line : SCABBED
2.Mediterranean salad with bulgur wheat, chopped tomatoes and parsley : TABOULI
3.Gave a hand where one shouldn't? : ABETTED
4.Hillary, once : RODHAM
5.Harsh : ASTRINGENT
6.Advanced degree? : NTH
7."___ say more?" : NEEDI
8.Hospital procedure, for short : ANGIO
9.Undiluted : STRONG
10.Davis's domain: Abbr. : CSA
11.Hardly a mansion : HUT
12.Composer Previn : ANDRE
13.Like most Bluetooth headsets : ONEEAR
14.As easy as pie, say : SIMILE
15.As easy as ___ : ABC
16.Haul off : CARRYAWAY
17.Chairlift alternative : TRAM
18.Some November paraders, for short : VETS
25.1804 symphony that includes a funeral march : EROICA
26."Get ___!" : ONIT
28.Notable mother of estranged brothers : EVE
33.Barrel part : STAVE
34.Wane : FLAG
35.Barreled toward : RANAT
36.Not kosher : TREF
40.___ d'Ivoire : COTE
41.Squeezes (out) : EKES
44.U.S.S.R. part: Abbr. : SOV
45.Legislative assemblies : PLENA
47.NBC vis-à-vis "Meet the Press" : AIRER
49.Greek vowel : ALPHA
50.Narrow inlet : RIA
51.Fidelity : TROTH
52.Service call? : NEXT
53.Match part : SET
54.Dungeons & Dragons co. : TSR
55.Director Wenders : WIM
56.Greek vowel : ETA
57.W.W. II transport: Abbr. : LST
62.Compete : VIE
63.Traditional enemies of the Kiowa : OSAGE
65.Like good water for snorkeling : AZURE
67.Beside : WITH
68.Greek goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
69.Mimics : APERS
71.Fancy tie : OBI
72.Christiansen who founded Lego : OLE
73.What a dispensary dispenses, for short : MED
75.Lead-in to -tard : UNI
76.Slam : DIS
78.Those not favored : DARKHORSES
79.Hosp. areas : ORS
80."Yeah, right!" : ASIF
81.Bridges of note : BEAU
82.Nightmarish thoroughfare? : ELMSTREET
84.Reach, with "at" : ENDUP
86.Tellico Dam agcy. : TVA
87.Pfizer competitor : MERCK
89.Menu heading : FISH
90.Eat by candlelight, say : DINE
91.Necklace makeup, maybe : PEARLS
95.Roil : AGITATE
96.Not challenge : DEFERTO
97.Certain Ukrainian : ODESSAN
99.Carillon sound : PEAL
100.Challenge : OPPOSE
101.Big shock : TRAUMA
103.Funny sort : STITCH
105.Sky light, for short? : UFO
106.Wheat protein : GLUTEN
108.Two-time Olympic ice-skating medalist Brian : ORSER
109.Word on mail from Spain : AEREO
110.Angler's line : SNELL
111.With 111-Across, do battle : WAGE
112.Prince in "Troilus and Cressida" : AJAX
117.Green and Gore : ALS
118."Golly gee!" : MAN
119.Returns letters? : IRS
120.German pronoun : SIE

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