XW Info

Monday, June 10, 2013
by Zhouqin Burnikel
Mon 6/10/2013
NICEARTYCRTS
IMUSLOEWELOIN
PATPAULSENAUTO
PGSSNEERCIGAR
YESPARTPAYMENT
HISCBS
AMORCREATELOP
PARALLELPARKING
TOTLADIESIKEA
EARGTE
PAJAMAPARTYIPO
OPERAADLERCUB
INSTCOMETOPAPA
SETHELISETRIM
EASYLOTSSELA
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Pleasant : NICE
5.Pretentious : ARTY
9.Old PC monitors : CRTS
13.Radio's "___ in the Morning" : IMUS
14.Lerner's partner in musicals : LOEWE
15.Meat cut that may be "tender" : LOIN
16.Comedian with a mock 1968 presidential campaign : PATPAULSEN
18.Detroit product : AUTO
19.Printing units: Abbr. : PGS
20.Villain's look : SNEER
21.Puff piece? : CIGAR
22."Absolutely!" : YES
23.Money that doesn't completely satisfy a debt : PARTPAYMENT
25.___ and hers : HIS
27.Bob Schieffer's network : CBS
28.Roman god of love : AMOR
30.Manufacture : CREATE
34.Cut off, as a branch : LOP
37.Tricky task in a driver's test : PARALLELPARKING
40.Kindergartner, e.g. : TOT
41.Gents' counterparts : LADIES
42.Furniture chain founded in Sweden : IKEA
43.Floppy feature of a dachshund : EAR
44.Co. in a 2000 merger that became Verizon : GTE
45.Event that might have a pillow fight : PAJAMAPARTY
52.Stock market debut, for short : IPO
55."La Bohème" or "La Traviata" : OPERA
56.Psychologist Alfred : ADLER
57.Wrigley Field player : CUB
58.The "I" in M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
59.Casino cry ... or a hint for 16-, 23-, 37- and 45-Across : COMETOPAPA
61.Actor Rogen : SETH
62.Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
63.Job for a barber : TRIM
64."___ does it!" : EASY
65.A great deal : LOTS
66.Ward of "CSI: NY" : SELA
1.A bit cold, as weather : NIPPY
2.Spitting ___ : IMAGE
3.Truncates : CUTSSHORT
4.Mentalist's skill, briefly : ESP
5.Certain IM user : AOLER
6.Put back to zero, as a tripmeter : RESET
7.Insignificant punk : TWERP
8.Kyoto currency : YEN
9.Alleges : CLAIMS
10.Noir's counterpart in roulette : ROUGE
11.Giant in Greek myth : TITAN
12.Angry bull's sound : SNORT
14.Moon goddess : LUNA
17.Snakes along the Nile : ASPS
21.Modern lead-in to cafe : CYBER
24.Represent : ACTAS
26.Long-term bank offering, briefly : IRA
28.Residence like 2-B or 7-J: Abbr. : APT
29.___ Zedong : MAO
30.Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
31.Stoplight color : RED
32.Yale grad : ELI
33.King Kong, notably : APE
34."Whatever!" : LIKEICARE
35.Number dialed before an area code : ONE
36.Augusta National org. : PGA
38.Andes animal : LLAMA
39.Do-it-yourselfer's purchase : KIT
43.Coarse, as humor : EARTHY
44.Greek street food : GYRO
45.Sang-froid : POISE
46.Sleep problem : APNEA
47.Remarks not to be taken seriously : JESTS
48.Renaissance painter Veronese : PAOLO
49.Own up (to) : ADMIT
50.Like non-oyster months : RLESS
51.Head: Fr. : TETE
53.Eliza, to Henry Higgins : PUPIL
54.Illinois senator-turned-president : OBAMA
59.Collectible frame : CEL
60.A touchdown is worth six: Abbr. : PTS

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