Oct. 30 2013 11:00 AM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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1. $.99 downloads, often

5. Kid with an antenna on his hat

10. Senders of nasty DMCA letters

14. Ground material

15. Headwear on the cover of Hole's "Live Through This"

16. Email, as a million strangers at once

17. Gumshoe hired for the case of the missing implant?

19. Pyramid-building civilization

20. Pacific Ocean phenomenon of lower water temperatures

21. Island with many Obama impersonators

23. Subject of a course for lifeguards

24. Short track to start an album, perhaps

25. Fantasy set in a light drizzle?

27. Harsh weed?

29. How school dress code rules might be enforced the day before summer break

30. "That Awkward Moment" actor Efron

31. Longbow shooter of fantasy fiction

33. Super fly, after "a"

34. Street food magnate who failed despite having food from every continent?

40. Good Grips kitchen brand

41. Initials for punks as well as suburban dads

42. One may be shaved, though shaving the other also is standard practice

44. Pop Secret rival

47. Language of Flanders

50. Heel?

54. Comics genre on the Tokyo Metro

55. One way to lie

56. Bag at the grocery store, perhaps

57. "Call the medic!"

58. Didn't prohibit

60. People who prefer to woo from the comfort of the couch?

62. Has a bug, say

63. Foul-mouthed comic Lange

64. Therefore

65. Put to the ___

66. Ticks off

67. Smell like Pig-Pen


1. Campaigning politician's tactic

2. Feared fish

3. ___ Hall (high school textbook publisher)

4. Indoor flights, often

5. "Rage to Survive" autobiographer James

6. Hat, as it were

7. Sam who directed the Spider-Man trilogy

8. They're pretty much all called Shamu, at SeaWorld

9. Native of eastern Siberia

10. Bad thing after sex?

11. Elon Musk company that facilitates travel for money

12. Elon Musk company that facilitates travel for money

13. Sycophantic

18. Little shit

22. Sits in park, say

25. Sporty Spice

26. Author who "a lot of us ... pick[ed] up ... when we were 17 or 18 and feeling misunderstood," per Obama

28. Fallon's predecessor-to-be

32. Short-lived thing

33. "Bye," in a text

35. Big name in rubber balls

36. Be

37. Ditch the script

38. At this place, colloquially

39. Spew out

43. "No worries"

44. Out of debt

45. Treat perhaps most desirable when baked

46. Basic beach gear

48. Editor Carmichael of Deadspin, Gawker, and the Hairpin

49. Part of MC or M.A.

51. R.J. Reynolds cigarette

52. They hold babies

53. Celebrations

57. Ominous day

59. Period that ends Nov. 3rd, requiring a shift, and letters that shift in this puzzle's theme entries

61. Long-tailed ___ (small Eurasian bird)


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