XW Info

This puzzle appeared on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
by Peter A. Collins
Tue 11/27/2012
© 2012, The New York Times
1.___ Sea (inland body with high salinity) : ARAL
5.With 67-Across, song by 56-Across : FOXY
9.Sword part : HAFT
13.Radius, e.g. : BONE
14.Comic strip dog with a long tongue : ODIE
15.Spine-tingling : EERIE
16.Lash : FLOG
17.Ike's partner in 1960s-'70s music : TINA
18.Bicycle shorts material : LYCRA
19.With 32-Across, song by 56-Across : ALLALONGTHE
22.Half a school year: Abbr. : SEM
23.Chaos : BEDLAM
24.Splinter group : SECT
26.Rat-___ : ATAT
28.Conveyance in an Ellington song : ATRAIN
32.See 19-Across : WATCHTOWER
37.Pres. Carter's alma mater : USNA
38.Having throbbing temples, maybe : IRATE
39.Fourth notes : FAS
40.Expensive : STEEP
41.Actress Taylor of "Six Feet Under" : LILI
42.Song by 56-Across : PURPLEHAZE
44.City SSW of Seattle : TACOMA
46.Peacekeeping grp. : NATO
47.Afternoon refreshers : NAPS
49.Long rant : TIRADE
53.London-based record label : EMI
56.Musician born 11/27/42 : JIMIHENDRIX
59."Deliverance" instrument : BANJO
61.Panache : ELAN
62.Lickety-split, in a memo : ASAP
63.Passion : ARDOR
64.Pete and Julie's "Mod Squad" partner : LINC
65.Job for an actor : ROLE
66.Where to buy GM and GE : NYSE
67.See 5-Across : LADY
68.Compound with a double-bonded carbon atom : ENOL
1.Former sitcom on the Beeb : ABFAB
2."Good Times" actress Esther : ROLLE
3."You can't teach ___ dog ..." : ANOLD
5.Bygone company with yellow-roofed kiosks : FOTOMAT
6.Thor's father : ODIN
7.RR ___ : XING
8."A Full Moon in March" poet : YEATS
9.With 60-Down, song by 56-Across : HEY
10.Three-point lines in basketball, e.g. : ARCS
11.Song by 56-Across : FIRE
12.Word after mule or school : TEAM
15.Choose : ELECT
20.Tool that turns : LATHE
21.Catch, in a way : HEAR
25.Sleepover game, maybe : TRUTHORDARE
27.Sukiyaki ingredient : TOFU
29.Where sailors go : ASEA
30.1966 hurricane : INEZ
31.A ponytail hangs over it : NAPE
32.What picked flowers may do : WILT
33.Prima donna's delivery : ARIA
34.After-bath powder : TALC
35.Card game for two : WAR
36."Pardon the Interruption" airer : ESPN
40.Arrive, as darkness : SETIN
42.Big ___ (baseball's David Ortiz) : PAPI
43.Period of inactivity : LATENCY
45.Biology or English : MAJOR
48.What bloodhounds and dead fish do : SMELL
50.Bad ignition? : ARSON
51.Connect with an operator : DIALO
52.Kick out : EXPEL
53.Abba of Israel : EBAN
54."The Wind Cries ___" (song by 56-Across) : MARY
55.Neither Dems. nor Reps. : INDS
57.Hip parts : ILIA
58.13 cards, maybe : HAND
60.See 9-Down : JOE

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