XW Info

This puzzle appeared on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
by John Guzzetta
Tue 10/9/2012
RAFTCCCPSLOB
INLAWALOEHARE
MAORIDENTASIA
ANDREWJACKSON
SOTTONREINS
THEWHITEHOUSE
AIRESMORE
ROSEHYPERASAP
MEETSINUS
TWENTYDOLLARS
ARROWERECAT
DOUBLESAWBUCK
DUMBMOLLTUBES
ETALIDEAHEART
DENYRASPDRAY
© 2012, The New York Times
1.Shooter through whitewater rapids : RAFT
5.Cold war inits. : CCCP
9.Neatnik's opposite : SLOB
13.Visitor for the holidays, maybe : INLAW
15.Soothing plant : ALOE
16.___ Krishna : HARE
17.New Zealand native : MAORI
18.Minor collision reminder : DENT
19.Wall Street Journal ___ : ASIA
20.On the front : ANDREWJACKSON
23.Habitual drunk : SOT
25.Ship unit or shipping unit : TON
26.Plow driver's handful : REINS
27.On the back : THEWHITEHOUSE
32.Buenos ___ : AIRES
33.Greedy person's demand : MORE
34.___ of Sharon : ROSE
35.Overexcited : HYPER
37.Immediately, on a memo : ASAP
41.Converge : MEET
42.Common blockage locale : SINUS
43.On both sides : TWENTYDOLLARS
47.Symbol on a "This way" sign : ARROW
49."I kiss'd thee ___ I kill'd thee": Othello : ERE
50.Kind of scan : CAT
51.20-, 27- and 43-Across locale, in slang : DOUBLESAWBUCK
56.Boneheaded : DUMB
57.Gang woman : MOLL
58.Macaroni, e.g. : TUBES
61.And others: Abbr. : ETAL
62.The thought that counts? : IDEA
63.Compassion : HEART
64.Turn down : DENY
65.Metalworker's tool : RASP
66.Horse-pulled cart : DRAY
1.Air balls miss it : RIM
2.Santa ___ : ANA
3.People in 1-Acrosses, e.g. : FLOATERS
4.Alpine lake : TARN
5.Rhythmic : CADENT
6.Something of interest to Miss Marple : CLEW
7."And" or "or": Abbr. : CONJ
8.Antifur org. : PETA
9.Drinks with straws : SHAKES
10.CBS series for 17 seasons : LASSIE
11.The Hunter : ORION
12.Jack's purchase in a children's story : BEANS
14.C, D and EEE : WIDTHS
21.Le ___ Soleil : ROI
22.Mötley ___ : CRUE
23.White dwarf, e.g. : STAR
24.The Allegheny and Monongahela join to form it : OHIO
28.Like Willie Winkie : WEE
29.Evacuate : EMPTY
30.Furrow maker : HOE
31.Hockey defender Bobby : ORR
35.Egg layer : HEN
36.For the present : YET
37.Feel unwell : AIL
38.Establishment that might sell 9-Down and 53-Downs : SNACKBAR
39.Glow : AURA
40.[Hey, buddy!] : PSST
41.Whimper : MEWL
42.Miss Marple, e.g. : SLEUTH
43.Winner of 1948 : TRUMAN
44.Not stable : WOBBLY
45.Iguana feature : DEWLAP
46.Sphere : ORB
47.Supplementary : ADDED
48.A FedEx driver may have one : ROUTE
52.Arab ruler : EMIR
53.Drink with a straw : SODA
54.Naughty Goose and Moose Drool : ALES
55.Readied to play : CUED
59.Cy Young's was 2.63, in brief : ERA
60.Pig's home : STY

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