Dec. 31 2013 12:39 PM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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1. Sarah McLachlan hit covered by Avril Lavigne

5. Load separate from colors

11. "Gangnam Style" singer

14. Endure

15. Beat on a course

16. "So that's your game"

17. "Sleepless in Seattle II: We Need to Get to the Hospital Now"? (Happy New Year to baby Hildegard of Bingen!)

20. Like some stockings or boots

21. Moves leaves

22. Letters addressed to an airplane, perhaps

23. Dad's rackful

25. Thanksgiving? (Happy New Year to President-elect George W. Bush!)

31. President after U.S.G.

32. Crude shelter

33. Duke's daughter

36. Bases' opposites

38. Hair slickener

39. Important means of communing with Jah

40. "Anchors Aweigh" readiness gp.

41. Go to a higher court, say

43. Trent Reznor's band, briefly

44. Sequel to a 2013 3D film in which Manny Pacquiao spars in space? (Happy New Year to adolescent Jesus!)

47. Coax

48. Personal ad abbr.

49. Verdi baritone aria

52. Start, as a club?

57. Off-the-cuff riffs about old-timey clothes-cleaning devices? (Happy New Year to Emperor Justinian I!)

60. Heavenly sphere

61. 36-Across neutralizer

62. "In the Valley of ___" (2007 Tommy Lee Jones film)

63. Burns of PBS docs

64. Make straight

65. Song word repeated after "Que"


1. "Madonna: Truth or Dare" director


2. Put through hell?

3. "Crystal clear"

4. Doing nothing

5. Old-style emo expression

6. Like one who has to manage a large staff?

7. Vexing problem when your arms are


8. Have a go at

9. Injured body part in a 2013 "Girls" episode

10. Was loud in bed?

11. Fill a suitcase, say

12. Half of many a Zappos delivery

13. Orange tubers

18. Grave robbers and such

19. Indian spice mix

23. British tea name

24. One-on-one offense, in basketball slang

25. ___ Farbissina of the "Austin Powers" films

26. Foundational skills

27. Either of two "The Cat in the Hat" characters

28. Crow relative

29. Like Charlie Brown

30. One-named New Age pianist

34. Spirit in a bottle: Var.

35. Up the ying ___

37. "Sex for Dummies" author

39. Appeared positively postcoital

41. Hitters attempt to keep it up: Abbr.

42. Keep it in one's pants

45. Oranjestad dweller

46. Show that influenced "Lost," with "The"

49. Small, furry Rebel Alliance ally

50. Bloody, perhaps

51. ID

52. Hot dog alternative

53. Doing nothing

54. Its Egyptian name simply means "river"

55. Transport on a slope

56. Worker protection agcy.

58. Cry for Argentina, perhaps

59. Alias preceder


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