XW Info

This puzzle appeared on Friday, March 8, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Friday, February 1, 2013
by Josh Knapp
Fri 2/1/2013
PLANFORDEMIGOD
AIRFAREIMANAGE
INCLUDEMUTABLE
NETLEDGEFLED
DICTARAGWEED
RACHELMADDOW
UNFEDANOAKMST
SCOWCRAZYLEAR
HEXLITREWILCO
PLAYINGHOOKY
BIODOMERANDR
DOTSCSPOTRAP
ONSTAFFOUTPACE
FEMORALSCHEMES
FRENEMYTHEPAST
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Take into account, as contingencies : PLANFOR
8.Highly revered one : DEMIGOD
15.Delta factor? : AIRFARE
16.Comment from one who's just getting by : IMANAGE
17.Cover : INCLUDE
18.Subject to change : MUTABLE
19.Piece of gladiatorial combat gear : NET
20.Cliffhanger locale? : LEDGE
22.Bugged out : FLED
23.Decrees : DICTA
25.Pollen count plant : RAGWEED
28.2011 Emmy-winning MSNBC host : RACHELMADDOW
30.Like many neglected pets : UNFED
31.Sturdy as ___ : ANOAK
32.ID tag? : MST
35.Wide-beamed vessel : SCOW
36.Way out there : CRAZY
37."Laughable Lyrics" poet : LEAR
38.Evil eye, e.g. : HEX
39.Fizzy drink measure : LITRE
40.Roger's relative : WILCO
41.Absent without leave? : PLAYINGHOOKY
43.Ecosystem-replicating facility : BIODOME
45.Absence with leave? : RANDR
46.Detectives connect them : DOTS
47.Benjamin : CSPOT
49.Q-Tip specialty : RAP
51.Not freelancing, say : ONSTAFF
54.Get ahead of : OUTPACE
56.Kind of artery or vein : FEMORAL
57.Works on a plot : SCHEMES
58.Semi-opponent : FRENEMY
59.It's impractical to live in : THEPAST
1.What a dolorimeter measures : PAIN
2.The Stroll, e.g. : LINEDANCE
3.Tundra hunter : ARCTICFOX
4.Grp. whose members 28-Down : NFL
5.Bearing the blame : FAULTED
6.Baptism by fire : ORDEAL
7.Bit of thatching : REED
8.Common : DIMEADOZEN
9.Source of extra-large eggs : EMU
10.Something to flip on : MAT
11."Soon" : INAFEW
12.Mansard alternative : GABLE
13.Checked out impolitely : OGLED
14.It's signed, sealed and delivered : DEED
21.Their contents have been threshed : GRANARIES
24.Think (on) : CHEW
26.Barbie greeting : GDAY
27.Bowl on a range : WOK
28.Charge on a field : RUSH
29.Time-traveling 1980s film character : MARTYMCFLY
32.Common soap ingredient : MELODRAMA
33.They make people jump at picnics : SACKRACES
34.Home of Paris : TROY
36."I'm gone" : CIAO
37.Highly revered one : LION
39.Honorary law deg. : LLD
40."Seriously?!" : WHATTHE
41.Three-time "Newhart" Emmy nominee : POSTON
42.Oscar, e.g. : GROUCH
43.Screw-up : BONER
44.Answer at the door : ITSME
46.Remove out of respect : DOFF
48.Sentry's station : POST
50.Slug, e.g. : PEST
52.Modern art form? : ARE
53.Pop is part of it: Abbr. : FAM
55.Zing : PEP

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