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Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013

Crossword: 'Closeout Sale'

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords

By Ben Tausig

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1. Beliefs

5. Enjoy powder

8. He rapped with the Bomb Squad

14. Big mouths

15. Advice-giving sister of 45-Across

16. Capital in the Western U.S.

17. New York City skyscraper name

19. Weapon for boneheads?

20. “Rad!”

21. Folds on a jacket

23. Have a high rank?

24. Acts the flaneur

26. Place in the office for giving away
unwanted junk

28. Ready to mate

30. Play about Capote

31. ___ Faire

32. Trotsky’s target

33. Gruber to whom “Yippee-ki-yay, motherfucker!” was addressed

36. Strips for the orchestra

38. Something from the whole gang

41. Single accompanier

44. Stepped heavily

45. Advice-giving sister of 15-Across

49. Elba, e.g., to Napoleon

50. Modern minced oath for “shit”

52. Have a goal

54. Chalk, e.g.

58. Blocks in the playroom

59. Lenovo competitor

60. “Voilà”

62. Reason for points on a license

63. Early electronic composer Edgard

65. Small telescope

67. Whole

68. Network that became Spike

69. Fit to ___

70. Use aloe on

71. Take action against

72. Goods, and what might follow either word in 17-, 26-, 38-, 54-, and 65-Across


1. “Sure, sounds good”

2. Places for shots and shootouts

3. Villain’s laugh

4. Label for Opal and Hüsker Dü

5. The last song on Bob Dylan’s “Desire,” named for his then-wife

6. Random House imprint

7. Word before child or demons

8. Something mild after something hard

9. Lady lobster

10. Very very

11. Cause ___

12. Prepared to be knighted

13. Reacts to sunlight, as transition lenses

18. Woody Guthrie’s “___ Koch”

22. “C’mon, I think I hear the cops”

25. Become one

27. Gang’s area

29. Yet, to a poet or text messager

34. One who pens

35. Terry Gross’s network

37. Tour de France stage

39. French kings

40. Journalist Wells or Tarbell

41. In re:

42. Philippine language

43. Acknowledge the seniority of

46. Trendy term meaning lots and
lots of information

47. Chrome, e.g.

48. “That makes very clear sense”

51. Where the Rays play, familiarly

53. One may be long and hard

55. Cover dinner

56. Decorates one’s home, as it were

57. Sports channel that shows college games

61. Emmy-winning Daly

64. MIT, e.g.

66. It’s on the books