XW Info

Wednesday, March 27, 2013
by David J. Kahn
Wed 3/27/2013
BARCARHEHDUMP
AROUSEABOVEPAR
METRICSETAFIRE
ASIAASININE
STOPITSERUMS
OLSONTOTSSPAT
TIEREDNOUNSTP
TARREFEREEATE
ANISPASSPINET
WEEDODORANDRE
ASSESSWAILED
FEIGNEDROSA
UNDERTOWEARWAX
BORABORASPONGE
IBETREYTERSER
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Where some commuters drink : BARCAR
7.Chuckle sound : HEH
10.Trash site : DUMP
14.Pique : AROUSE
15.Better than normal : ABOVEPAR
17.___ system : METRIC
18.Light : SETAFIRE
19.Where 36-Down is : ASIA
20.Silly : ASININE
22."That's enough!" : STOPIT
24.Hospital fluids : SERUMS
28."The Price Is Right" announcer Johnny : OLSON
30.Tater ___ : TOTS
32.Squabble : SPAT
33.Like many arenas : TIERED
35.What you may call it? : NOUN
37.Auto additive with a red oval logo : STP
38.Swabbie : TAR
39.Ring separator : REFEREE
41.Brunched, say : ATE
42."Wheel of Fortune" request : ANI
43.Resorts : SPAS
44.Small piano : SPINET
46.Herbicide target : WEED
48.It's in the air : ODOR
50.Tennis's Agassi : ANDRE
51.Size up : ASSESS
53.Engaged in some histrionics : WAILED
55.Made believe : FEIGNED
57.Santa ___, Calif. : ROSA
60.Hidden water menace : UNDERTOW
63.Swab target : EARWAX
65.Island near Tahiti : BORABORA
66.Surgeon's aid : SPONGE
67."That'll be the day!" : IBET
68.Felipe or Fernando : REY
69.Not as long-winded : TERSER
1.Ole Miss rival : BAMA
2.Warlike deity : ARES
3.Cookers for chickens and franks : ROTISSERIES
4.One who puts on a show, maybe : CURATOR
5."___ see it ..." : ASI
6.Summary : RECAP
7.Ignores others' advice : HASITONESOWNWAY
8.Irving Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
9.Stocks in great demand : HOTISSUES
10.Puts off : DEFERS
11.Longtime news inits. : UPI
12.Damage : MAR
13.Start of school? : PRE
16.Provider of directions? : VANE
21.Perch : SIT
23.They're unique : ONERS
25.Vicissitudes of life, as for the inventor named in the circled squares? : UPSANDDOWNS
26.Concern : MATTER
27.Sunshine State vacation spot : STPETE
28.Pontiac's tribe : OTTAWA
29.Jungle vines : LIANES
31.Craggy hill : TOR
34.Bank customer, at times : DEPOSITOR
36.Land abutting Tibet : NEPAL
40.Latest sensation : FAD
45.By mistake : INERROR
47.Best ... or worst : DEFEAT
49.Actress Charlotte : RAE
52.Balkan resident : SERB
54.That is : IDEST
56.Possible reason for an R rating : GORE
58.Meat seasoning : SAGE
59.Lumberjack, e.g. : AXER
60.Where: Lat. : UBI
61.San Francisco hill name : NOB
62.Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
64.Imitate : APE

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