XW Info

This puzzle appeared on Monday, April 1, 2013 in syndication. The original New York Times publication date is shown below.
Monday, February 25, 2013
by Angela Olson Halsted
Mon 2/25/2013
© 2013, The New York Times
1.___ one's time (waits patiently) : BIDES
6.Open-air rooms : ATRIA
11.Slippery, as winter roads : ICY
14.Perfect : IDEAL
15.Chili ingredients : BEANS
16.This instant : NOW
17.Iced tea brand : LIPTONBRISK
19.Mom's forte, in brief : TLC
20.Greets the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, say : BOOS
21.Young's partner in accounting : ERNST
22."Cheers" actress Perlman : RHEA
23.Canadian capital : OTTAWA
25.Spine-tingling : EERIE
27.Observance prescribed in the Book of Esther : THREEDAYFAST
32.Provide with guns : ARM
35.An "A" in N.C.A.A.: Abbr. : ASSN
36.Old-time actress Dolores : DELRIO
37.Where an ocean and a continent meet : COAST
39.BlackBerry or iPod Touch, for short : PDA
41.Toots of a horn : BEEPS
42."... better left ___" : UNSAID
44.Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
46.Baseball bat wood : ASH
47.It's headquartered at Naval Station Pearl Harbor : PACIFICFLEET
50.Al of auto racing : UNSER
51.Actor Brendan of "Journey to the Center of the Earth" : FRASER
55.Leave at the altar, say : JILT
57.___ cuisine : HAUTE
60.The "I" of F.Y.I., for short : INFO
61.Israeli-made weapon : UZI
62.Country singer with the 2012 #1 hit "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" : TAYLORSWIFT
64.Imus of "Imus in the Morning" : DON
65.Literary device much used by O. Henry : IRONY
66."Imus in the Morning" medium : RADIO
67.Poem of praise : ODE
68.Ferber and Krabappel : EDNAS
69.Look of disdain : SNEER
1.___ Baggins of "The Hobbit" : BILBO
2.Birdbrain : IDIOT
3.Commercial word after Home or Office : DEPOT
4.Persistently aggravates : EATSAT
5.___-mo (instant replay technique) : SLO
6.E.g., e.g. : ABBR
7.Slender shorebird : TERN
8.Lifted : RAISED
9.As an alternative : INSTEAD
10."Don't ___, don't tell" (bygone military policy) : ASK
11.Close by : INTHEAREA
12.Singer Nat King ___ : COLE
13.Service org. for females : YWCA
18.Gets closer : NEARS
22.Remington product : RIFLE
24.Hypotheticals : WHATIFS
26.Hearty-flavored brew : RYEBEER
28.Clairvoyant's skill, for short : ESP
29."It's the ___ the world ..." : ENDOF
30.Small tastes : SIPS
31.Peter of reggae : TOSH
32.Smallish bra size : ACUP
33.Author Jaffe : RONA
34.Like a he-man : MASCULINE
38.Matthew, Mark, Luke or John : SAINT
40.Every last one : ALL
43.Blockbuster Bruce Willis movie : DIEHARD
45.Put off until later : DEFER
48.Kid's coloring implement : CRAYON
49.Taipei's land : TAIWAN
52.Nasty, as a remark : SNIDE
53."The Hunger Games" chaperon : EFFIE
54.Helicopter blade : ROTOR
55.Cousin of karate : JUDO
56.Shirt brand that once had a crocodile symbol : IZOD
58.Humerus neighbor : ULNA
59.Santa's bagful : TOYS
62.Make a knot in : TIE
63.Former jrs. : SRS

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