XW Info

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
by Ed Sessa
Wed 7/10/2013
MAMBAABCSSAAB
ARIESTOREEDNA
SCRAPOLAVMAYI
THATCANTBERIGHT
TALBROIOS
UTAHLAZYSNOW
KOBEONOLEO
EVERYWORDISTRUE
AASBIZBEST
ESPNBAMAYVES
SVUNBARCA
WELLILLBEDAMNED
ANKAABLYBIOTA
NSECBOARBLOAT
SORESAMEYENTA
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Venomous African snake : MAMBA
6.Basics : ABCS
10.Former Swedish subsidiary of General Motors : SAAB
14.A fire sign : ARIES
15.Floored it : TORE
16.Krabappel of toondom : EDNA
17.Deep-six : SCRAP
18.Norwegian royal name : OLAV
19.Polite request : MAYI
20."Really?!" : THATCANTBERIGHT
23.Chess great Mikhail : TAL
24."My man" : BRO
25.Macs run it : IOS
26.Zion's site : UTAH
29.Far from industrious : LAZY
32.Old TV problem : SNOW
34.___ beef : KOBE
35.A dedicator of New York's Strawberry Fields : ONO
36.A fire sign : LEO
37."Really" : EVERYWORDISTRUE
43.Batteries for remotes, perhaps : AAS
44.Commercial dealings, informally : BIZ
45.Start of the title for every Oscar : BEST
46.Armchair athlete's channel : ESPN
48.Tuscaloosa team, for short : BAMA
49.French first name in fashion : YVES
50."Law & Order" spinoff, for short : SVU
51.Org. for Bucks and Bulls : NBA
53.HDTV brand : RCA
55."Really!" : WELLILLBEDAMNED
62.Paul who sang "Put Your Head on My Shoulder" : ANKA
63.With skill : ABLY
64.Local life forms, collectively : BIOTA
65.Tiny time interval: Abbr. : NSEC
66.Sow's mate : BOAR
67.Cause to swell : BLOAT
68.Teed off : SORE
69.Old story's beginning? : SAME
70.Buttinsky : YENTA
1.Boom support : MAST
2.Shoe support : ARCH
3.Sorvino of "Mighty Aphrodite" : MIRA
4.Escape conviction : BEATTHERAP
5.Humane org. : ASPCA
6.Lots and lots : ATON
7.Leave in a hurry : BOLT
8.Like a grouch : CRABBY
9.Cut, as ties : SEVER
10.Round for the final four : SEMI
11.Slowly, on a score : ADAGIO
12.In whatever way : ANYHOW
13.Sets, as a trap : BAITS
21.Tolerates : ALLOWS
22.Derby blooms : ROSES
26.Tiny Tim's strings, for short : UKE
27."Mazel ___!" : TOV
28.$5 bill, slangily : ABE
30."It's ___-brainer!" : ANO
31.Anthony Quinn title role : ZORBA
33."Wa-a-ay off!" : NOTBYAMILE
36.Komodo dragon, for one : LIZARD
38."Live at the Acropolis" musician : YANNI
39.Not too bright : DIM
40.Minister's moniker : REV
41.Play for a sap : USE
42.They're found at Area 51, supposedly : ETS
46."Regardless ..." : EVENSO
47.Gloomy sort : SULKER
48.Rocky a k a the Italian Stallion : BALBOA
50.Tchaikovsky ballet birds : SWANS
52.Spills the beans : BLABS
54.Hack : CABBY
56.Doily material : LACE
57.Exploding cigar sound : BLAM
58.Brontë governess : EYRE
59.When shadows are short : NOON
60."L'___ c'est moi" : ETAT
61.Flash drive filler : DATA

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