XW Info

Thursday, April 25, 2013
by Jeffrey Wechsler
Thu 4/25/2013
COSMOSMISFIT
CASTILLOAPIECE
OCCASIONDONNED
WHATSOPERADOC
SEREHEMEMS
HROSSPEROT
GMCPEARLUANA
AIRPORTSECURITY
BLABSEXAMLYS
LOBSTERPOT
ESASOLGELT
PRESTOCHANGEO
IMPALAWHOCARES
CALMLYSAUNTERS
CREPESWRESTS
© 2013, The New York Times
1.It has everything : COSMOS
7.Troublemaker, perhaps : MISFIT
13.France : château :: Spain : ___ : CASTILLO
15.Individually : APIECE
16.Birthday, e.g. : OCCASION
17.Put on : DONNED
18.Classic cartoon in which "Kill da wabbit" is sung to a Wagner tune : WHATSOPERADOC
20.Dried out : SERE
21.Haw's partner : HEM
22.Hosp. adjunct : EMS
25.Onetime presidential candidate on the Forbes 400 list : HROSSPEROT
29.Yukon XL maker, for short : GMC
32.Compote ingredient : PEAR
33.Child actress Patten of "Song of the South" : LUANA
34.Travel hassle : AIRPORTSECURITY
38.Spills the beans : BLABS
39.Checkup : EXAM
40.Fleur-de-___ : LYS
41.Trap in Penobscot Bay : LOBSTERPOT
44.What's that to José? : ESA
45.Terra warmer : SOL
46.Hanukkah largesse : GELT
50.Magician's phrase ... or a hint to part of 18-, 25-, 34- and 41-Across : PRESTOCHANGEO
56.Springer on African grasslands : IMPALA
58."So what?" : WHOCARES
59.Best way to defuse a bomb : CALMLY
60.Doesn't rush, say : SAUNTERS
61.Brunch dish : CREPES
62.Seizes : WRESTS
1.Squirrel's nuts, maybe : CACHE
2.When said three times, frequent line on "The Odd Couple" : OSCAR
3.Condition : STATE
4.Be errant, say : MISS
5.Diverse grouping : OLIO
6.Haute cuisine by no means : SLOP
7.Ladies : MADAMS
8.___ Touch : IPOD
9.___-Japanese War : SINO
10.Product of Abe Lincoln's wood splitting : FENCERAIL
11.Put away : ICE
12.___ talks, offerers of "ideas worth spreading" : TED
13.Intimidates : COWS
14.Primitive farming equipment : ONEHORSEPLOWS
19.High-___ : RES
23.Hall of fame : MONTY
24.Some court orders : STAYS
25."I'm with ___" (T-shirt phrase) : HER
26.Possible prey of a 37-Down : RAT
27.Desirable, as a job : PLUM
28.Lux.'s place : EUR
29.Exterior house feature : GABLE
30.Director Forman : MILOS
31.Small sour fruit : CRABAPPLE
32.Guarded place : POST
35.It has lots of pledges : PBS
36.Prefix with biology : EXO
37.Possible predator of a 26-Down : CAT
42.Some collegiate output : ESSAYS
43.Crazy talk : ROT
46.Annoying buzzers : GNATS
47.Wetland denizen : EGRET
48.Body scans? : LEERS
49.Pitch : TOSS
51.Intensify, with "up" : RAMP
52.25-Down, en français : ELLE
53.Something placed in the mouth of a pitcher? : CHAW
54.Time : HOUR
55.Some minor eruptions : ACNE
56.Org. meting out justice at The Hague : ICC
57.Chip, maybe : MAR

© 2014, Jim Horne