XW Info

This puzzle appeared on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
by David Steinberg
Tue 1/29/2013
REDSORCASCASS
APOPZILCHANTI
VIVAZAPATAVIAL
ICESAWMAMMAMIA
DADALERS
ABOVOOLIVER
DONORMERSYVES
EXCLAMATIONMARK
NYETBIASAETNA
AVANTIINSET
OBAMANIL
AIRPLANEFERVOR
SLOEHELLODOLLY
IBARANSELTOGA
SOREBAAEDEGAN
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Wines said to go well with meat : REDS
5.White-bellied whales : ORCAS
10.Musical Mama : CASS
14.Each : APOP
15.Bubkes : ZILCH
16.Voting nay : ANTI
17.*1952 Marlon Brando film : VIVAZAPATA
19.It might hold the solution : VIAL
20.Arctic fishing tool : ICESAW
21.*2008 Meryl Streep film : MAMMAMIA
23.Parent who can pass on an X or Y chromosome : DAD
25.Orioles and Blue Jays, informally : ALERS
26.From the start : ABOVO
30.*1968 Mark Lester film : OLIVER
34.Name on a plaque, maybe : DONOR
35.French seas : MERS
36.Part of fashion's YSL : YVES
40.It follows the answer to each starred clue : EXCLAMATIONMARK
43.Medvedev's denial : NYET
44.Skew : BIAS
45.Blue Cross competitor : AETNA
46.*1972 Jack Lemmon film : AVANTI
48.Atlas blowup : INSET
49.Harvard Law Review editor who went on to become president : OBAMA
52.Bubkes : NIL
54.*1980 Robert Hays film : AIRPLANE
58.Intense passion : FERVOR
63.Tart fruit : SLOE
64.*1969 Barbra Streisand film : HELLODOLLY
66.Letter-shaped support : IBAR
67.Lensman Adams : ANSEL
68.Common feature in Roman statuary : TOGA
69.Achy : SORE
70.Emulated a lamb : BAAED
71.Former New York archbishop : EGAN
1.Shankar at Woodstock : RAVI
2.Like some fails, in modern slang : EPIC
3.Bird of peace : DOVE
4.Baden-Baden and others : SPAS
5.Seiji ___, longtime Boston Symphony maestro : OZAWA
6.Dead letters? : RIP
7.Tight-lipped sort : CLAM
8.Court proceedings : ACTA
9.Hoax : SHAM
10.Chargers in "The Charge of the Light Brigade" : CAVALRYMEN
11.Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
12.Connector of stories : STAIR
13.Fictional Marner : SILAS
18.Actress Pia : ZADORA
22.Daisy ___ : MAE
24.Realm : DOMAIN
26.Mideast oil port : ADEN
27.Hardly aerodynamic : BOXY
28.Formerly : ONCE
29.Watt's equivalent : VOLTAMPERE
31.Allow to attack : LETAT
32.Silent film effect : IRISIN
33.Letters on brandy : VSO
37.Textile factory containers : VATS
38.White-tailed raptor : ERNE
39.Game similar to bridge : SKAT
41.Many a C.E.O. has one : MBA
42.Did perfectly : NAILED
47.Batman portrayer Kilmer : VAL
49.Desert stop-off : OASIS
50.A ring bearer : BILBO
51.Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
53.Poker player's "Uncle" : IFOLD
55.Melville captain : AHAB
56."99 Luftballons" singer : NENA
57."Lohengrin" heroine : ELSA
59.Tedious learning method : ROTE
60.Many a YouTube upload : VLOG
61.Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
62.Meg of "Sleepless in Seattle" : RYAN
65.Big name in jeans : LEE

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