XW Info

Friday, July 12, 2013
by Matt Ginsberg
Fri 7/12/2013
JUSTADROPSTARK
ANTONIONIREGAL
CRANKCASESMOTE
KEYHONESTPURE
PASSTSRRATTAN
ODIOUSVEILICE
TYNANGENTLESEX
RUSEDEBS
SWISSALPSUNDER
HASELSEETERNE
OREIDARNASICS
OWEDDESOTOVAT
TOYEDMODELLERS
AROSEINORDERTO
TNUTSLAZYSUSAN
© 2013, The New York Times
1."Not much at all for me, please" : JUSTADROP
10.Bare : STARK
15.Director Michelangelo : ANTONIONI
16.Big name in movie theaters : REGAL
17.What gets the shaft? : CRANKCASE
18.Struck, as by God : SMOTE
19.*Basketball area : KEY
20.Unlike Iago : HONEST
22.*100% : PURE
23.Not run, maybe : PASS
25.Co. that introduced Dungeons & Dragons : TSR
26.Cane material : RATTAN
28.Abhorrent : ODIOUS
30.Symbol of modesty : VEIL
32.*Water cooler : ICE
33.British critic Kenneth who created "Oh! Calcutta!" : TYNAN
34.Women, old-fashionedly : GENTLESEX
36.Bit of flimflam : RUSE
38.Third-place candidate in the 1920 presidential election who ran his campaign from jail : DEBS
39.Skiing mecca : SWISSALPS
43.*Submerged : UNDER
47.Outwits : HAS
48.Alternative indicator : ELSE
49.Ageless, in an earlier age : ETERNE
50.Portmanteau food brand : OREIDA
52.Microscopic messenger : RNA
54.Sets (on) : SICS
55.*Had charges : OWED
56.Pizarro contemporary : DESOTO
59.Cousin of a cistern : VAT
60.Messed (with) : TOYED
62.Many British mathematicians : MODELLERS
64.Came (from) : AROSE
65.So that one might : INORDERTO
66.Wood fasteners : TNUTS
67.Revolutionary invention for restaurants? : LAZYSUSAN
1.Something good to hit : JACKPOT
2.Asleep, say : UNREADY
3.What an agoraphobe does : STAYSIN
4.Big load : TON
5.Symbol of life : ANKH
6.Daisies and the like, botanically : DICOTS
7.Stable colors : ROANS
8.Even or close to even, in a tennis set : ONSERVE
9.Circlegraph shapes : PIES
10.'14s in '14, e.g. : SRS
11.Lead on : TEMPT
12.Relatives of guinea pigs : AGOUTIS
13.Grind : RATRACE
14.Product that might be used with a blessing : KLEENEX
21.Like "Have a nice day," for example : TRITE
24.Takes off : SOARS
27.Nearly : ALLBUT
29.Left over : UNUSED
31.___ of the earth : ENDS
34.Gets set : GELS
35.Feudal thralls : ESNES
37.Table leaves? : SALAD
39.Target, in a way : SHOOTAT
40.Like Europe in 1945 : WARWORN
41.Cry in hide-and-seek : ISEEYOU
42.Image : PERSONA
44.Those who should follow the advice in the sounded-out answers to the five starred clues : DRIVERS
45.Wikipedia precursor : ENCARTA
46.Uses for support : RESTSON
49.Grill, e.g. : EATERY
51.Words of explanation : IDEST
53.Cramming aid : NODOZ
57.___ Zátopek, four-time Olympic track gold medalist : EMIL
58.Delta 88, e.g., informally : OLDS
61.Paris's Avenue ___ Champs-Élysées : DES
63.Money of Romania : LEU

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