Aug. 14 2013 11:45 AM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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1. Vocal quality for Tom Waits

5. Newton's math, briefly

9. Bluth twin

14. One who takes the cake
(in order to decorate it)

15. Where to find Canton, Toledo, Lima, Medina, Dublin, and Athens

16. General feeling

17. Sell-off when Hostess went bankrupt?

20. Farmville maker

21. Chooses pieces

22. Slugger's pickup, quickly

24. "Rumor has it ..."

25. "She lost her voice on ‘Poker Face' and fell down dancing to ‘Bad Romance'"?

29. Statistical hypothesis trial

33. Person at a reunion

34. Modern navigation letters

35. "Cue the ___"

36. Org. for out athlete Jason Collins

37. Org. that lobbies for looser restrictions
on ballerina costume sales?

39. New York-based kitchen gadget maker

40. Afraid to fire

42. Got the hell out of there

43. Lovers' discussion (it's not an argument)

44. Dealt some blow?

45. Viral video in which a defendant gets a light sentence?

47. PLO Chairman Mahmoud

49. Sappy, in slang

50. One who brings two sides together

53. Toe problems

57. Nanobot's hypothetical ability, and the process that's overtaken this puzzle's theme answers

61. Lightened (up)

62. Fill with stuff

63. Jay Z's hubristic nickname for himself

64. Has the lead

65. Trees that may be slippery

66. Like sausage fests


1. César of fancy hotels

2. Painfully dull?

3. Caught, in a way

4. Handout before a show

5. Commonly mislabeled food fish

6. "It all makes sense now ..."

7. Where the golf ball is

8. Duke men's basketball head
since 1980, familiarly

9. Loud and dramatic, as a voice

10. Cold War-era Indonesian president

11. Cease to bleed

12. AIDS activist Arthur

13. Vintage vehicles

18. Controlled environments

19. Saturn SUV

23. Dude attending to networking emergencies, e.g.

24. Covers, as a car

25. Weed- and turf-obsessed groups?

26. Pitchfork review subject

27. Batshit

28. On the nose

30. Emulate Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green

31. When the night shift ends, often

32. Liberty Bond, e.g., for short

35. Carter's Secretary of State Cyrus

37. "Psycho" follower

38. It's good to shoot under it

41. Recipient of a candidate's sexts, often

43. Irons (out)

45. Agatha Christie character Miss ___

46. Song with the lyric "Young man, are you listening to me?"

48. Sacramento newspaper

50. Dr. Bronner's, notably, has a great many of them

51. Anal

52. Cult classic "___, She Wolf of the SS"

54. Sly & the Family Stone's
"There's a ___ Goin' On"

55. Cold-smoked salmon

56. Buy before it's sold out

58. "Funny vid, thx"

59. Conclusion of a Cartesian conclusion

60. Software installation needs, at times


  • Visit one of the 70 participating restaurants, bars, coffeehouses and nightclubs in town on this night and 25 to 50 percent of sales will go to local HIV/AIDS services and prevention programs. 
  • Anthony Bernal and Chris Ward, who are vying to replace Todd Gloria on the San Diego City Council, will discuss urban issues, such as parking, homelessness and new developments
  • The new exhibition designed by Dave Ghilarducci is made from hundreds of rolls of packing tape and bound together by layers of plastic shrink-wrap. Visitors can navigate their way through cocoon-like passageways...
  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • The San Diego County Bike Coalition hosts this monthly bike-in happy hour event to get biking residents involved in their communities and discuss bike projects planned for that specific community
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • So Say We All's monthly storytelling night features stories about those jobs we took because we had to take a job. Featured readers include Allison Gauss, Annmarie Houghtailing, Cecile Estelle, and more
  • Artists from the all-abstracts group show will talk about their work and techniques. Artists include Edwin Nutting, Danielle Nelisse, Leah Pantea, Lenore Simon, and more
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