Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Puzzle by Mark Feldman / Edited by Will Shortz
LADY OF THE KNIGHT (17A. Guinevere to Lancelot?), KNIT PICKER (26A. Shopper for woolen goods?), KNICK NAMES (44A. Ewing, DeBusschere and Frazier?) and KNOT FOR EVERYONE (59A. Universal tie?) are the interrelated group of this Tuesday crossword.
Other — AGNOSTIC (14A. One who‘s not sure what‘s up?), DIETARY (24A. Like some restrictions), HAS BEENS (32A. “Whatever happened to …?” subjects), HAITIAN, LEVERAGE, RUCTION (46A. Noisy fight), SEDATED, STAR TREK (41A. Sci-fi blockbuster of 2009).
Mid-size — ALLIN, APEMEN, ASIANS, BOSNS (33D. Petty officers, informally), CLOGS, CLOVES, COMET, DESERT, EAGLET (63A. Not-so-big big bird), ELIOT, ENDEAR, ETHER, INFER, ISSUE, JENNER, KHAKI, MAGMA, NETTY, NITRIC, OLDIE, PENCE, RAKED, RELATE, RETOSS, TITLE, ULNAE, UPSET.
Short stuff — AGAR, ARK, ATF, CHA, EDAM, EGO, ELIA, EROS, EVE, FEED, GEL, GOAT, HALE, INDO, INGE, IRS, ISO, “IT’S A girl!”, JAR, KRIS, LAS Palmas, NEST, NINE (36D. Cost in dollars of the world‘s first TV ad in 1941), OTT, PIS, RAN, RED, SESS, TGIF, TOUR, TOYS, TYRA, UPI.
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Remaining clues — ACROSS: 1. Port-au-Prince native; 8. Tarzan and others; 16. Associate; 19. Greek god with a bow and arrow; 20. Competed in a marathon; 21. Cleanser with the old slogan “Nothing can hold a can to …”; 22. News org.; 31. Flip again, as a coin; 38. Give out; 39. Peanut butter container; 40. Blast from the past; 43. Afghans, e.g.; 52. One way to go when playing poker; 53. Pride; 55. End-of-week cry; 64. Power to influence people or things; 65. Abandon; 66. Out, but not about. — DOWN: 1. Fit; 2. Food thickener; 3. Chinese leader?; 4. Mr. Potato Head and G.I. Joe; 5. Prefix with -meric or -metric; 6. Arm of the Justice Dept.; 7. Kind of acid; 8. Couples retreat?; 9. Pound parts; 10. Writer T.S.; 11. Molten rock; 12. Old anesthetic; 13. Meshlike; 15. When said three times, a dance; 18. Win over; 232. 16th seed’s bracket win, e.g.; 23. Greek letters; 25. Org. whose Web site has a “Where My Refund?”; 26. One of the angels on “Charlie’s Angels”; 27. Cozy home; 29. See the sights; 30. Uniform shade; 33. Petty officers, informally; 34. Director Kazan; 35. Dutch cheese; 37. Congressional period: Abbr.; 39. Bruce who won the 1976 Olympic decathlon; 42. ___ Pictures (old studio); 43. Rap sheet abbr.; 45. Garlic units; 46. Gathered (in); 47. They parallel radii; 48. Thick-soled shoes; 49. Sir or madam; 50. Figure out (from); 54. Many a drain cleaner nowadays; 55. Banks of daytime TV; 56. Farm animal with horns; 57. “Bus Stop” playwright; 58. Graze (on); 60. Giant Mel; 61. Holiday prelude; 62. Bloodshot.