XW Info

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
by Mark Bickham
Wed 6/5/2013
JIBSPEROTSHED
EMUSERICHAERO
THERESNOTELLING
SINLEESDEERES
POSITSONS
THATSNOTTRUE
PALAUHARAURA
AMOFGLASSREGS
ROLFUALAGREE
TILLNEXTTIME
OYSONATIP
NOFUSSGRANSES
THENEWTESTAMENT
WINGHANOILEIA
TONEOBESEBANG
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1.Sails fixed to bowsprits : JIBS
5.Reform Party candidate of 1996 : PEROT
10.What cats often do in the spring : SHED
14.Grounded birds : EMUS
15.Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
16.Designed for flight, for short : AERO
17."It just can't be predicted" : THERESNOTELLING
20.Sermon subject : SIN
21.Vintner's dregs : LEES
22.Some farm machines : DEERES
23.Puts forward as fact : POSITS
25.Come-___ : ONS
26."False!" : THATSNOTTRUE
32.2005 "Survivor" island nation : PALAU
35.Guffaw syllable : HAR
36.That certain something : AURA
37."I ___ the opinion ..." : AMOF
38.Tumbler, e.g. : GLASS
40.Rules' partners, briefly : REGS
41.Massage deeply : ROLF
42.An end to sex? : UAL
43.Shake hands (on) : AGREE
44."Later" : TILLNEXTTIME
48.Exclamations of tsuris : OYS
49.How bettors may act : ONATIP
52.Easy to prepare, in ads : NOFUSS
55.Part of GTO : GRAN
56.French possessive : SES
58.Work containing 21 epistles : THENEWTESTAMENT
61.Museum area : WING
62.Tower of ___ (puzzle with pegs and rings) : HANOI
63.Sister of Luke, in sci-fi : LEIA
64.Muscular firmness : TONE
65.Like "The Biggest Loser" contestants : OBESE
66.Sound suggested by the first letters of the words in 17-, 26-, 44- and 58-Across : BANG
1.Movie foes of the Sharks : JETS
2.Beatnik's "Gotcha" : IMHIP
3.Like a well-behaved niƱo : BUENO
4.Abbr. retired after Gorbachev's resignation : SSR
5.Pre-euro currency : PESETA
6.One of the winemaking Gallos : ERNEST
7.Kia subcompacts : RIOS
8.N.L.C.S. mo. : OCT
9."L.A. Woman" band : THEDOORS
10.Figure for a rep to achieve : SALESTARGET
11.Whodunit suspect, perhaps : HEIR
12.Predatory seabird : ERNE
13.Follows relentlessly : DOGS
18.Diplomat Root : ELIHU
19.Post-Carnival period : LENT
24.Hangout for teachers : STAFFLOUNGE
27.Word on Moses' tablets : SHALT
28."Illmatic" rapper : NAS
29.Sorry sort : RUER
30.Wanderlust, e.g. : URGE
31.Life of Riley : EASE
32.Reader's goal : PART
33.Mine, to Mimi : AMOI
34.Hang loose : LOLL
38.Question while covering someone's eyes : GUESSWHO
39.Left Coast airport letters : LAX
43.Brand owned by Whirlpool : AMANA
45.Closing bell org. : NYSE
46.Some sculptures : TORSOS
47.Headed for sudden death, say : INATIE
50."___ bad moon rising" : ISEEA
51.Surround on all sides : PENIN
52.Packaging abbr. : NTWT
53.Louisville's river : OHIO
54.Sherilyn of "Twin Peaks" : FENN
55.Blood type determinant : GENE
57.Hartford insurance company symbol : STAG
59.A patron may run one : TAB
60.Org. for Tigers, but not Lions or Bears : MLB

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