March 5 2014 12:26 PM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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1. Fuel for some prop planes

6. Fuel for some trips?

9. King's orders, e.g.

14. Actress Jovovich in a whole lot of "Resident Evil" movies

15. Prince William's head

16. Behind

17. Commerce on the World Wide Web

18. Treat for a solstice party with an image of Gaia drawn in icing?

20. Sports org. headquartered in Daytona Beach

22. Chest muscle, casually

23. GOP electoral map color

24. ___ Valley (Reagan Library city)

25. Trig function

28. Live video of the 2008 presidential runner-up going about his daily life?

32. Rhythm guitarist James on "Siamese Dream"

33. Tragic supermodel Carangi

34. "Taps" instrument

38. The pairs of letters inserted into each of this puzzle's theme answers, for example

43. Random, as an occurrence

44. Continental state where Sarah Palin
was born: Abbr.

45. "What ___ gonna wear to this thing?

46. One at the wheel of a gherkinmobile?

51. "The Da Vinci Code" group

54. Top-shelf

55. Oversaw

56. Org. in which "everybody played with a gay teammate," per Charles Barkley

58. Uncaged

61. "All right, y'all, let's get in the old-fashioned horse-drawn carriage!"

65. Snarky

66. "The L Word" creator Chaiken

67. "Hey-oh, keep the urologic details
to yourself"

68. Saturn's largest moon

69. Rain delay sheets

70. Superman villain General ___

71. Derives (from)


1. "Preach on"

2. CV part

3. Collectible holder

4. Keys of Jay Z's "Empire State of Mind"

5. Chorizo relative

6. Letters for some accounting firms

7. Bar in the shower

8. Folded corner, as it were

9. Last word of a French film

10. Forbes alternative

11. Company that created Paperboy

12. Like some black guys on TV

13. King Carl XVI Gustaf, e.g.

19. Yard size, say

21. One of two living Fab Four members

26. Baja spring break destination, for short

27. Pleased with oneself

28. Peeve

29. Blacken

30. Go against one's god

31. Language from which "mongoose" and

      "patchouli" come

35. Elvis's is at Graceland

36. Wack

37. Islamic prince

39. "They was watchin ‘Yo! MTV Raps' / What's the ___ on the craps?": Ice Cube

40. "Just playin'"

41. Gushing poem

42. Rival of Federer and Djokovic

47. Copper coin value

48. Chew the fat

49. Coop units?

50. Part of the plot

51. Path in space

52. Deen of wince-inducing language

53. Felix of "The Odd Couple"

57. Clip contents

59. Coated cheese, or the town from which
it comes

60. Man caves, perhaps

62. Fast-rising fig. in China

63. Genesis contemporary

64. The end of Ramadan (October 4th, this year)


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  • 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