Oct. 9 2013 10:34 AM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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1. Berkshire Hathaway city

6. Removes from a seat?

11. Even for Tiger

14. French Persian's utterance?

15. Earn a night on the couch, perhaps

16. Musician and label owner DiFranco

17. Job postings that list spoiling kids as a desired skill?

20. Captain played by Chris Pine nowadays

21. Piece of erotic fiction?

22. "Colour me scandalised, certainly"

25. Goo in a prehistoric pit

27. Soup with a slice of pork, often

28. They might tell the heat about your pot

30. "I'm not signing that"

33. "Li'l Abner" cartoonist

35. Sideshow ___ (Bob's replacement)

36. Make less bland, in a way

40. Rich, non-vegan novelty flavor of a popular hipster beer?

43. Dub reggae pioneer Perry

44. One step ___ time

45. Vehicle for a "Sesame Street" vampire?

47. "___ 911!" (Comedy Central mockumentary)

49. Flavor in some fried rice

50. Band with the lyric "We're heading for Venus, and still we stand tall"

51. Air rifle pellet

54. Heads of France?

55. "Don't shit where you eat," e.g.

58. Beats by ___ (headphones)

60. Big name in razors

61. Bubblicious marketed as a post-nursing treat?

64. Scannable lines at the grocery store: Abbr.

66. Introduce a criminal boyfriend to
one's family?

71. Signed off on

72. Vibes

73. Building often named for a corporation

74. It's padded on a pointe shoe

75. Scarlett's love

76. Ronald, Ernie, O'Kelly, Rudolph, Vernon, or Marvin of soul music


1. "SMH ... I'm shocked"

2. Space station launched by the Soviets

3. Level that a struggling MLB player might be demoted to

4. Elton John single before "Crocodile Rock"

5. Quattro car maker

6. Resident flying out of Kansai International Airport, say

7. "___ momento, por favor"

8. One in 10th: Abbr.

9. Old Palm phone

10. Nissan sedan

11. Airline in a recently failed ABC drama

12. Billiards shot concern

13. Like Jesus or baked dough

18. Tough guy who was a bodyguard for Muhammad Ali

19. Stressed type, for short

22. Where to use pickup lines

23. Military gesture of respect

24. Certain inverse trig function

26. Namesake of every solar system planet, save Earth and Uranus

29. What many freelance articles are written on

31. Focus of a current U.S. government crisis

32. Borden cow name

34. Nights for awkward sex, frequently

37. Author of "Little Women" and "Little Men"

38. One expressing joy, perhaps

39. Blessed Mother of Calcutta

41. Delivery ward word

42. Workshop fastener

46. Pomade-happy rebels

48. Doc who might yell 41-Down

52. Holy figure, in many religions

53. Most real

55. Father in a monastery

56. Troubled Gyllenhaal character of 2001

57. Obey

59. Brand for nervous couples, briefly

62. "Meh, I don't think so"

63. Word on a link that opens up the
whole article

65. Hebrew necklace symbol

67. Yoga need

68. Promo print from Pixar

69. Single

70. GOP senator's vote on anything that would in any way make Obama look good


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