XW Info

Monday, July 22, 2013
by Ian Livengood
Mon 7/22/2013
JADEMACAWAPED
IBEXOSSIECAGE
BEACONHILLTURK
STLUKESTANLEE
SAYAHSHORTS
ABBEYGETAWE
MAAMTHEHUBVEG
MIKEHALERMETA
OLEBOSTONORAL
DELTARFUELS
HOBNOBPYROS
ONETWOSEXERTS
REARFENWAYPARK
SANEFREEDARIA
ELSEOBOESDEBT
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Green gem used in Chinese carvings : JADE
5.Noisy bird : MACAW
10.Mimicked : APED
14.Mountain goat : IBEX
15.Actor Davis of "Grumpy Old Men" : OSSIE
16.Enclosure for a pet bird : CAGE
17.Expensive neighborhood in 43-Across : BEACONHILL
19.Istanbul resident : TURK
20.Acts of the Apostles writer : STLUKE
21.Co-creator of Spider-Man : STANLEE
23.Doctor's request before a throat examination : SAYAH
26.Some gym wear : SHORTS
27.The Beatles' "___ Road" : ABBEY
30.Understand : GET
32.Impress and then some : AWE
33."Just the facts, ___" : MAAM
34.Nickname for 43-Across : THEHUB
36.Chill out : VEG
39.Boxer Tyson : MIKE
40.More robust : HALER
41.Self-referential, in modern lingo : META
42.Cheer at a bullfight : OLE
43.Theme of this puzzle : BOSTON
44.___ hygiene : ORAL
45.Joe Biden's state: Abbr. : DEL
47.Oozy road material : TAR
48.Gas and coal : FUELS
49.Rub elbows (with) : HOBNOB
52.Firebugs : PYROS
54.Boxing combos : ONETWOS
56.Applies, as influence : EXERTS
60.Backside : REAR
61.43-Across stadium : FENWAYPARK
64.Not wacko : SANE
65.Emancipated : FREED
66.Song for a diva : ARIA
67."So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
68.Orchestra woodwinds : OBOES
69.Amount owed : DEBT
1.Triangular sails : JIBS
2.Drive the getaway car for, say : ABET
3.Hand out cards : DEAL
4."I beg your pardon" : EXCUSEME
5.$$$ : MONEY
6.Cigar remnant : ASH
7."___: NY" (cop show spinoff) : CSI
8.Is sick : AILS
9.Whip marks : WELTS
10."Hurry or you'll miss out!" : ACTNOW
11.43-Across patriot who went on a "midnight ride" : PAULREVERE
12.Snowy ___ (marsh bird) : EGRET
13.Hockey feints : DEKES
18."Fine by me" : OKAY
22.Fictional captain who said "Thou damned whale!" : AHAB
24.Horrified : AGHAST
25.Shoe lift : HEELTAP
27.Bullets and such : AMMO
28.What some bondsmen offer : BAIL
29.Popular food in 43-Across : BAKEDBEANS
31.Big Bang ___ : THEORY
34.Nonetheless, briefly : THO
35.Vase : URN
37.And others: Abbr. : ETAL
38.Dames : GALS
41.Rubber item next to a computer : MOUSEPAD
43.Squander : BLOW
46.Course between appetizer and dessert : ENTREE
48.Devious : FOXY
49.Basketball game that involves spelling : HORSE
50.Shaquille of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
51.Highly successful, in Varietyese : BOFFO
53.Peruses : READS
55.Belgrade native : SERB
57.Opposite of well done : RARE
58.Windy City daily, with "the" : TRIB
59.Trick-taking game played with 32 cards : SKAT
62.Prefix with natal : NEO
63.Tiny : WEE

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