XW Info

Thursday, June 13, 2013
by David Steinberg
Thu 6/13/2013
ADOESPNIROBOT
RIGALOEDEJAVU
CARTRIPSEGOYAN
ZEEMUTTEROLE
CUSPISINFOR
LOCHSTLCPUFF
APRSNOOKIBUFF
LEAREARENDNIA
ONCETSETSEDCI
SKEETNTFRYER
GOESAPEOTTO
IUDSARTRELOA
GRIPESWINDOWS8
OCCULTODORETA
TEENSYDENYDIM
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1.Rowdydow : ADO
4.Its logo's letters have a stripe running through them : ESPN
8.2004 sci-fi film based on a 1950 book : IROBOT
14.Fix : RIG
15.African healer : ALOE
16.Eerie phenomenon : DEJAVU
17.*Some vacation travel : CARTRIPS
19.Atom who directed "The Sweet Hereafter" : EGOYAN
20.90 degrees from N? : ZEE
21.Say inaudibly : MUTTER
23.Flamenco shout : OLE
24.Border : CUSP
26.Will certainly receive : ISINFOR
28.Tay and Fyne : LOCHS
31."Toddlers & Tiaras" airer : TLC
33.Cream ___ : PUFF
34.Loan letters : APR
35.Nicole Polizzi, familiarly : SNOOKI
38.Toned : BUFF
40.Place to gambol : LEA
41.*Caboose : REAREND
43.Long in Hollywood : NIA
44.Start of many a tale : ONCE
46.English word derived from Tswana : TSETSE
47.Seventh-century start : DCI
48.___-Lo ("I Wish" rapper) : SKEE
50.___ equivalent (measure of explosive energy) : TNT
51.Chicken for a chicken dinner : FRYER
53.Flips : GOESAPE
55.Palindromic emperor : OTTO
57.Birth control option, briefly : IUD
58.He wrote "Hell is other people" : SARTRE
60.Mauna ___ : LOA
63.Acts the curmudgeon : GRIPES
65.2012 software release ... or a hint to the starts of the answers to the starred clues : WINDOWS8
68.Understood by few : OCCULT
69.Axe target? : ODOR
70.Fraternity character : ETA
71.Pint-size : TEENSY
72.Next word after "Wherefore art thou Romeo?" : DENY
73.Not too smart : DIM
1.Tangent starter? : ARC
2."Bad Teacher" star, 2011 : DIAZ
3."Hop-o'-My-Thumb" figure : OGRE
4.Mr. Potato Head piece : EAR
5.Virginia ___ : SLIMS
6.*What makes bread rise? : POPUPTOASTER
7.Natural hatchery : NEST
8.___ fixes : IDEES
9.Fix, in a way, as golf clubs : REGRIP
10.Eye, south of the border : OJO
11.*Area with the world's highest tides : BAYOFFUNDY
12.*Bushes were once found there : OVALOFFICE
13.One concerned with pitches : TUNER
18.Virginia ___ : TECH
22.*1965 hit that ends "My baby don't care" : TICKETTORIDE
25.Apt anagram of "Russ." : USSR
27.Small lump : NUB
28.French composer Édouard : LALO
29.*Like Linux : OPENSOURCE
30.*Frozen daiquiri ingredient : CRACKEDICE
32."The Millionairess" star, 1960 : LOREN
36.Rim attachment : NET
37.Trade-___ : INS
39.50/50, say : FAIR
42.Nimble : DEFT
45.Certain M.I.T. grads : EES
49.Gallery supporters? : EASELS
52.Hershey brand : ROLO
53.Political commentator Paul : GIGOT
54.Sickly pale : PASTY
56.Dovetail joint part : TENON
59.Like most movies : TWOD
61.Was behind, in a way : OWED
62.Palazzo Alfieri's locale : ASTI
64."Poultry in motion," e.g. : PUN
66.Like claret : DRY
67.Rush-hour hour : 8AM

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