XW Info

Friday, July 19, 2013
by Patrick Berry
Fri 7/19/2013
© 2013, The New York Times
1.Winning smile, e.g. : ASSET
6.International cricket event : TESTMATCH
15.Too-familiar : STALE
16.Road built during the Samnite Wars : APPIANWAY
17.Press conference segment : QANDA
18.Game ender, possibly : RAINSTORM
19.Working for : UNDER
20.Republican who won Bentsen's vacated Senate seat : HUTCHISON
21.Band with a person's name : IDBRACELET
23.1970 Kinks album title starter : LOLA
24.Afternoon reception : TEA
25.Orange growers : TREES
26.Joe who was retired in 1997 : CAMEL
27.Folk medicine plant : HERB
29.Music genre prefix : ALT
30.Clears the mind, with "up" : SOBERS
31.Chow : EATS
33.Chase off : SHOO
34."Things Fall Apart" novelist : ACHEBE
37.Escort, as to the door : SEE
38.What the name "Rhoda" means : ROSE
42.Trying minors : BRATS
43.What repellent might prevent : BITES
45.New Deal program, for short : WPA
46.Heady feeling : RUSH
47.She and Clark Gable were known as "the team that generates steam" : LANATURNER
49.Surrounded with foliage : EMBOWERED
51.Impressive, as accommodations : REGAL
52.Player of Sal in "The Godfather" : ABEVIGODA
53.Call to mind : EVOKE
54."Don't decide right away" : SLEEPONIT
55.Parties with mai tais, maybe : LUAUS
56.Titan's home : TENNESSEE
57.Shrill cries : YELPS
1.British P.M. when W.W. I began : ASQUITH
2.One who's unseated? : STANDEE
3.Land line? : SANDBAR
4.Tribal bigwig : ELDER
5.Claw : TEARAT
6.Five-time N.C.A.A. basketball champs from the A.C.C. : TARHEELS
7.Uniform ornament : EPAULET
8.Thwarts for petty reasons : SPITES
9.Add color to : TINCT
10.1968 novel set in Korea : MASH
11.Opposed to the union, say : ANTILABOR
12.Couple : TWOSOME
13.Performer on the road? : CAROLER
14.Note books used in church? : HYMNALS
22.Stevedore's burden : CRATE
26.Gentle murmur : COO
28."Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman" speaker : BEETHOVEN
30.Undercover item? : SHEET
32.Exercise target : ABS
33.Begin planning the nuptials : SETADATE
34.Way to walk while conversing : ABREAST
35.Fall apart : CRUMBLE
36.Fallen star : HASBEEN
37.How Congress might adjourn : SINEDIE
39.Major error in soccer : OWNGOAL
40."Louder!" : SPEAKUP
41.Seal classification : EARLESS
43.Magna Carta's drafters : BARONS
44.Without doubt : SURELY
47.Largely hollow bricks : LEGOS
48.Flo Ziegfeld offering : REVUE
50.Erase : WIPE

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