XW Info

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
by Kristian House
Tue 6/4/2013
CMDRROBOTMPEG
ROUEEDITHIAMA
ARBSADDTONUMB
BRAESBEEISLAS
SAINTPATRICK
TULLSROFDA
SCAFFOLDENURES
OAHUSEANASH
IMELDAIRONDUKE
REMRHOMOLE
SNAKECHARMER
CINCOANATWINE
AMAHLYNNEEDDY
PATESEEDSAGUE
EYEDDDAYSREPS
© 2013, The New York Times
JimH notes: Five snakes snake through the shaded squares.
1.Mr. Spock's rank: Abbr. : CMDR
5.Rosie of "The Jetsons," for one : ROBOT
10.Compressed video format : MPEG
14.Lascivious sort : ROUE
15.Archie's sitcom wife : EDITH
16.Simon & Garfunkel's "___ Rock" : IAMA
17.Some Wall St. traders : ARBS
18.Beef up : ADDTO
19.Shoot with Novocain, say : NUMB
20.Highland slopes : BRAES
22.Comb maker : BEE
23.Puerto Rico y Cuba : ISLAS
24.He drove the serpents from Ireland, in legend : SAINTPATRICK
27.Jethro ___ : TULL
28.Sold-out sign : SRO
29.Medicine-approving org. : FDA
32.Painter's support : SCAFFOLD
36.Accustoms : ENURES
38.Diamond Head setting : OAHU
39.___ of Tranquillity : SEA
41.Mathematician John who was the subject of "A Beautiful Mind" : NASH
42.Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
45.Britain's Arthur Wellesley, with "the" : IRONDUKE
48.Band with the multiplatinum albums "Out of Time" and "Monster" : REM
49.P, to Pythagoras : RHO
51.K.G.B. concern : MOLE
52.Indian pipe player, maybe : SNAKECHARMER
57.Uno + cuatro : CINCO
60.Santa ___ winds : ANA
61.Butcher's string : TWINE
62.Eastern nurse : AMAH
63.Jeff of the Electric Light Orchestra : LYNNE
65.Drain feature : EDDY
66.Comb-over's locale : PATE
67.Bird feeder fill : SEEDS
68.Malaria symptom : AGUE
69.Checked out : EYED
70.Critical times of attack : DDAYS
71.Count in a weight room : REPS
1.Cantankerous folks : CRABS
2."How Are Things in Glocca ___?" (1947 hit song) : MORRA
3.Most populous of the United Arab Emirates : DUBAI
4.Like Cain, toward Abel : RESENTFUL
5.Actor Stephen : REA
6.Strange birds : ODDBALLS
7.Lavatory fixture : BIDET
8.Bewhiskered frolickers : OTTERS
9.However, briefly : THO
10.Capital of Belarus : MINSK
11.Simon of Simon & Garfunkel : PAUL
12.Actress Stone of "The Help" : EMMA
13.Chews the fat : GABS
21.Double ___ Oreos : STUF
23.A browser has one : ICON
25.Mideast grp. : PLO
26.Red-hot feeling : IRE
29.Herr's honey : FRAU
30.Information ___ : DESK
31.1980s U.S. Davis Cup captain : ASHE
32.Evening in Paris : SOIR
33.Checked in, say : CAME
34.[May I have your attention?] : AHEM
35.Opus ___ : DEI
37.Drawers in drawers : UNDERWEAR
40.Companion who's a knockout : ARMCANDY
43.Early Bond foe : DRNO
44."Gotcha!" : AHA
46.Word before "That's gotta hurt!" : OOH
47.GPS above-the-Equator fig. : NLAT
50.Approved : OKAYED
52.Timetable: Abbr. : SCHED
53.Nine: Prefix : ENNEA
54.No-see-um : MIDGE
55.Turn out to be : ENDUP
56.Spanish kings : REYES
57.South Africa has a famous one : CAPE
58.Polite words after "if" : IMAY
59."Great" detective of children's literature : NATE
63.It may be dropped when one trips : LSD
64.Hook shape : ESS

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