XW Info

Tuesday, April 16, 2013
by Peter Broda
Tue 4/16/2013
REININAMIDOTB
EUNICERARENEO
DRACOSCRABWALK
BACKSTROKEEDEN
USAALEGEICO
LISPEXHALEMOW
LATINELANEMS
GOBELLYUP
SINREALSODOM
EMEMETALSROBE
XAXISACEIST
SGTSLIMBODANCE
HIGHJUMPLINGER
ONEALOEDCNINE
PENRUNGSTONED
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Bring under control : REININ
7.Surrounded by : AMID
11.Handicapper's spot, for short : OTB
14.One of the Shrivers : EUNICE
15.Like a day in June, according to Lowell : RARE
16.Prefix with platonic : NEO
17."Harry Potter" antagonist and namesakes : DRACOS
18.Proceed on all fours, in a way : CRABWALK
20.Butterfly alternative : BACKSTROKE
22.Place with a talking serpent : EDEN
23.Made in ___ : USA
24.Drink with a head : ALE
25.Allstate competitor : GEICO
26.Someone who has it can't say it : LISP
28.Blow out : EXHALE
32.Level the playing field? : MOW
33.See 27-Down : LATIN
35.Panache : ELAN
36.Ambulance letters : EMS
37.File for Chapter 11 ... or do an 18-, 20-, 60- or 64-Across : GOBELLYUP
41.Confession in a confessional : SIN
44."Get ___!" : REAL
45.Gomorrah's sister city : SODOM
49.Suffix with lex- : EME
50."Precious" or "heavy" things : METALS
53.Cabana wear : ROBE
54.Horizontal graph line : XAXIS
56.It may be high or low in blackjack : ACE
58.Believer's suffix : IST
59.Army three-stripers: Abbr. : SGTS
60.Caribbean party event : LIMBODANCE
64.Decathlon event : HIGHJUMP
66.Stay awhile : LINGER
67.Number that's its own square : ONE
68.Moisturizer additive : ALOE
69.Old McDonnell Douglas aircraft : DCNINE
70.Signer's need : PEN
71.Provider of a leg up? : RUNG
72.Like Cheech & Chong, in most of their movies : STONED
1.Popular energy drink : REDBULL
2.Landmass that spans over 180 degrees of longitude : EURASIA
3.How some broken bones are set : INACAST
4."Jolly old" saint : NICK
5.Twenty: Prefix : ICOSA
6.Hot Pockets maker : NESTLE
7.With the bow, in music : ARCO
8.Grade, as papers : MARK
9."Dies ___" : IRAE
10.Girl with a ball : DEB
11.Quick way to turn or stop : ONADIME
12.Verizon or Sprint : TELECOM
13.Onetime catchphrase for athlete Jackson : BOKNOWS
19.Itty-bitty : WEE
21.Common dog name : REX
25.The "Homo" in Homo sapiens : GENUS
27.With 33-Across, ixnay or amscray : PIG
29.Very, slangily : HELLA
30.The whole enchilada : ALL
31.Install, as tile : LAY
34.Expected outcomes : NORMS
38.Scripps-sponsored event for kids : BEE
39.Munch on : EAT
40.___ favor : POR
41.Store for couples, maybe : SEXSHOP
42.1971 hit with the lyric "You may say I'm a dreamer" : IMAGINE
43.Like many newly unveiled electronics, casually : NEXTGEN
46.Murdering : DOINGIN
47.Bleep-worthy, say : OBSCENE
48.Like much urban street parking : METERED
51.Photo ___ : LAB
52.Chews out : SCOLDS
55.Suffix with fiend : ISH
57.Command from on high : EDICT
60.Ripsnorter : LULU
61."That's my cue!" : IMON
62.Compressed video file format : MPEG
63.The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
65.Peanut butter purchase : JAR

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