June 18 2014 11:28 AM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords


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1. Letter-shaped construction pieces

7. Request to a server, perhaps

11. JFK alternative

14. Turkish mountain

15. Candidate who Jon Stewart prayed to god would run in 2016

16. Strong longing

17. Strong longing

18. The first six inches of a foot-long?

20. "Why not give this famous horror film actor a chance?"?

22. Big break for the Catholic church?

23. Reliably red state: Abbr.

24. Former NOW president Eleanor

27. Twice tetra-

28. House of twigs

30. Belly up to the bar and ask for a pint of disinfectant?

33. West African storyteller

35. Hawaiian island with a Taro Festival

36. "Please, please be a love seat or a recliner or something ..."?

42. Reliably red state: Abbr.

43. Country guitarist's timbre

45. South Beach parent?

51. Laser target, perhaps

52. Spore sac

53. ___ penis

55. Drivers often hit it

56. Graf with two gold medals in tennis

59. Musical genre with singing parakeets, bass-playing pugs, etc.?

61. Protagonist who does not kill orcs after sundown on the Sabbath?

64. "Lord of the Rings" villain whose eye symbol looks like a giant flaming vagina

65. Place to park money, briefly

66. Fundamental matter?

67. Occupation made obsolete by print

68. Mafia boss

69. Mitt Romney's eldest son

70. Former Disney head Michael


1. Doing a task at the soup kitchen, say

2. "Cannonball" band, with "the"

3. Region with many Shintoists, Confucians, and Buddhists

4. "Well, Adam gave up ___, so mine better be prime" (Kanye)

5. Stallions' partners

6. Patron of sailors

7. Musicians covered by The Source and XXL

8. Evian, e.g.

9. Pen tips

10. Offensive, perhaps, as a joke

11. Train lines, e.g.?

12. Bugs

13. Muppet drummer

19. "Hi, sailor!"

21. ___ Lingus (Irish carrier)

25. Four-star officer

26. Generally vote

29. Mess (with)

31. Bad thing to be stuck in

32. Tick off

34. Liz portrayer on "30 Rock"

37. President pro ___

38. "This is kind of ___ deal"

39. Zuccotti Park movement, for short

40. Account for

41. It doesn't need oxygen

44. Comparatively conscious of the environment

45. Arab house of worship, in Arabic

46. Star: Prefix

47. Ian whose "Atonement" was adapted into a Best Picture nominee

48. Tick off

49. Thing on which to plot points

50. Really, in Latin

54. Keanan of "Step By Step"

57. Brothers together in a house

58. Smidgen

60. Some mangy 62-Downs

62. Common service animal

63. "WTF, I cnot BELIEVE this!!"


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