XW Info

This puzzle appeared on Monday, April 22, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Monday, March 18, 2013
by Daniel Landman
Mon 3/18/2013
MICAHSAGSFLOE
IMAGEARRSRIMS
SEMINOLEINDIANS
STETMAAMEERIE
AHEMACAN
STATENISLANDER
SINEWIDSSCAM
TRASIUNITSONA
SEMIGPAASLAN
SECRETIDENTITY
ECRUILSA
USURPRIGARVER
SPLITINFINITIVE
PENNLEFTRULES
SWAKEDYSSPENT
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Book after Jonah : MICAH
6.Droops : SAGS
10.Floating arctic mass : FLOE
14.Spitting ___ : IMAGE
15.Opposites of departures: Abbr. : ARRS
16.Lens holders : RIMS
17.Native Floridians : SEMINOLEINDIANS
20.Leave in, to a proofreader : STET
21.Sir's counterpart : MAAM
22.Creepy : EERIE
23."Uh, excuse me" : AHEM
25.Open ___ of worms : ACAN
27.Denizen of the least populous New York City borough : STATENISLANDER
33.Tendon : SINEW
34.Relatives of egos : IDS
35.Fleecing : SCAM
37.___-la-la : TRA
38.Basic physical measures ... or a hint to 17-, 27-, 48- and 63-Across : SIUNITS
42."Cat ___ Hot Tin Roof" : ONA
43.18-wheeler : SEMI
45.An A student has a high one, for short : GPA
46.The Great Lion in "The Chronicles of Narnia" : ASLAN
48.Clark Kent vis-à-vis Superman : SECRETIDENTITY
52.Shade akin to beige : ECRU
53."Casablanca" heroine : ILSA
54.Take unrightfully : USURP
57.Latvia's capital : RIGA
59.Winnebago driver, informally : RVER
63.Stickler's grammatical no-no : SPLITINFINITIVE
66.Sean of "Milk" : PENN
67.Southpaw's side : LEFT
68.Board game insert : RULES
69.Love letter abbr. : SWAK
70.Häagen-Dazs competitor : EDYS
71.Laid out, as cash : SPENT
1.Start of a pageant winner's title : MISS
2."How ___ Your Mother" : IMET
3.Showed up : CAME
4.Rile up : AGITATE
5.Rooster's partner : HEN
6.Deli meat : SALAMI
7.Zone : AREA
8.Ruling house of Monaco : GRIMALDI
9.Taxpayer's ID : SSN
10.Sitcom with the theme song "I'll Be There for You" : FRIENDS
11.Word repeated before "pants on fire" : LIAR
12.Prefix with present : OMNI
13.To be, to Brutus : ESSE
18.Portent : OMEN
19.Academic overseer : DEAN
24.Chops : HEWS
26.Players in a play : CAST
27.Booming jets of old, in brief : SSTS
28.Michelins or Goodyears : TIRES
29."What's in ___?" : ANAME
30.The Bible's Mount ___ : SINAI
31.Troublesome food bacteria : ECOLI
32.Charged : RANAT
36.Word repeated before "moons ago" : MANY
39.Disney chief Bob : IGER
40.Like a snob's nose : UPTURNED
41.Without: Fr. : SANS
44.Place to see a Zamboni : ICERINK
47.Fledgling business : STARTUP
49.Proof of purchase: Abbr. : RCPT
50.1, 2, 3, 4, etc. : DIGITS
51.Pizazz : ELAN
54.Org. with stamps : USPS
55.Emit, as lava : SPEW
56.Arm bone : ULNA
58.Not definite : IFFY
60.Revolting : VILE
61.Like 2, 4, 6, 8, etc. : EVEN
62.Lie down for a while : REST
64.___ de France : ILE
65.Agcy. that gets a flood of mail in April : IRS

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