Feb. 5 2014 11:19 AM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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A pair of tickets for a 4.5 or 8 hour Pacific Nature Tour will be awarded weekly. Email a picture of your answers to crossword@sdcitybeat.com or fax it to 619-325-1393. Limit one win per person per 30 days. 

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1. Baby

5. Festoons with bath tissue

8. Broadway hit that closed in 2003, casually

14. What one hopes not to get off to,
on a date

16. Chemical base

17. Title for a social leader

18. Controversial plaything

19. Mesoamerican builder of colossal heads

21. Knock around

22. Title for one who says what's
already clear

27. Like Columbus, by birth

28. Child star Corey who died in 2010

29. John follower

30. Hatcher on "Desperate Housewives"

31. Unspirited?

34. Title for a touchy person

39. Sneaky

40. Head shop purchase

41. "Word"

42. Opera that ends in the Temple of Vulcan

43. Real estate page item

46. Title for a Romeo

50. Tear

51. Marissa Mayer's company

52. Undercover officer's shout,
upon revealing him or herself

55. Title for a haughty type

60. Waste fuel

61. Smithwick's, for one

62. Thom Yorke and J.K. Rowling's school

63. Karaoke need, briefly

64. Coveted


1. What some joints smoke?

2. Perrier, to the French

3. Suffix with Gator

4. Take advantage of

5. Highly resonant Indian drums

6. Weeks-early delivery

7. "Card Players Quarreling" artist Jan

8. Midback muscle, briefly

9. "Xanadu" band

10. Critically acclaimed role-playing game in the "Elder Scrolls" series

11. Nearsighted toon

12. Message on a candy heart

13. Photocopied punk rock publications

15. Govt. debt instrument

20. Sacha Baron of stunt comedy

22. Adams who writes "The Straight Dope"

23. Itching

24. Tweet, e.g.

25. You might have a shot at them

26. Roman numeral in a Shakespeare title

27. Noir-era slang for legs

30. Stand for driving

31. Finished off

32. Camping in a camper

33. Noir-era slang for a safecracker

35. Bigger than big

36. Straddle, say

37. Apt to, um ... sorry, what was I saying?

38. South American monkey

42. Scene-ending words

43. "The Namesake" author Jhumpa

44. Like some modern mustaches

45. Urban blights

46. Choice

47. Name on a sign outside a house for sale

48. Empty

49. Arabic honorific

53. Nickel, e.g.

54. For each

56. "Now it's like ‘Murder, ___ Wrote' once I get you out them clothes" (R. Kelly lyric)

57. Baled stuff

58. ___ flottante (French dessert)

59. Conference series parodied by
"Onion Talks"


  • 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
See all events on Thursday, Apr 28