XW Info

Monday, April 1, 2013
by Gary J. Whitehead
Mon 4/1/2013
SCAMDECCABOOB
VOCEAMEERALVA
EVENDUNDERHEAD
LETEASTASIA
TRICKIRONMASK
ETCHINGDALAI
ONERATEEND
LAUGHINGSTOCK
CODINCISOR
OBITSFORTLEE
NONROMANCHEAT
ONALEASHGRR
NINCOMPOOPGALA
OOOHBENNYATAD
DUPEASSESDOPE
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Fool : SCAM
5.Classic record label : DECCA
10.Fool : BOOB
14.Sotto ___ (under one's breath) : VOCE
15.Mideast potentate: Var. : AMEER
16.The "A" in Thomas A. Edison : ALVA
17.Not odd : EVEN
18.Fool : DUNDERHEAD
20.Permit : LET
21.Area including China, Korea and Japan : EASTASIA
22.Fool : TRICK
24.Facial cover in a Dumas novel : IRONMASK
28.Many an Albrecht Dürer piece of art : ETCHING
31.___ Lama : DALAI
32.Having a fixed fee, as a calling plan : ONERATE
36.Terminus : END
37.Fool : LAUGHINGSTOCK
41.New England catch : COD
42.Tooth next to a canine : INCISOR
43.Death notices, informally : OBITS
46.New Jersey city on the west side of the George Washington Bridge : FORTLEE
50.Like the Cyrillic and Hebrew alphabets : NONROMAN
54.Fool : CHEAT
55.Tethered : ONALEASH
58.Watchdog's warning : GRR
59.Fool : NINCOMPOOP
62.Grand party : GALA
63.Sound of delight : OOOH
64.Comic Jack of old radio and TV : BENNY
65.Just ___ (slightly) : ATAD
66.Fool : DUPE
67.Donkeys : ASSES
68.Fool : DOPE
1.Gracefully slender : SVELTE
2.Like C.I.A. operations : COVERT
3.___ acid (vinegar component) : ACETIC
4.Fraternity members, e.g. : MEN
5.1910s-'20s art movement : DADA
6.Relatives of ostriches : EMUS
7.Prefix meaning one-hundredth : CENTI
8.Shingle wood : CEDAR
9."You ___ Beautiful" : ARESO
10.Grand ___ (vacation island near Florida) : BAHAMA
11."Bravo!" to a torero : OLE
12.Eggs in labs : OVA
13.Misbehaving : BAD
19.Watermelon covering : RIND
21.Barely making, with "out" : EKING
23.China's ___ En-lai : CHOU
25.Actor Guinness : ALEC
26.Sent to the ocean floor : SANK
27.Fool : KID
29.Classic soda brand : NEHI
30.:-), in an e-mail : GRIN
33.Nelson Mandela's org. : ANC
34.End-of-workweek cry : TGIF
35."Happy Motoring" gas brand : ESSO
37.Timber wolf : LOBO
38.Score after deuce : ADIN
39.Caver's light source, maybe : TORCH
40.Straight: Prefix : ORTH
41.Fool : CON
44.Throat lozenge : TROCHE
45.Pic of an unborn child : SONO
47.Smoothly, in music : LEGATO
48.Winter hat part : EARLAP
49.Online investor's site : ETRADE
51.Venomous African snake : MAMBA
52.Suisse peaks : ALPES
53.Ad lights : NEONS
56.Top-of-the-line : AONE
57.1974 Gould/Sutherland C.I.A. spoof : SPYS
59.Auction assent : NOD
60.Note of indebtedness : IOU
61.Queue before Q : NOP
62.___ about (wander) : GAD

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