02.27.13 — Heart


 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
 
Puzzle by Daniel Kantor / Edited by Will Shortz

CHANGE OF HEART (37A. Decision reversal … or, literally, what can be found inside 17-, 22-, 49- and 58-Across), GREAT HORNED OWLS (17A. Yellow-eyed birds of prey), SECRET HANDSHAKE (22A. Part of a fraternity ritual, perhaps), COMPUTER HACKERS (49A. Cybermenaces) and SEEN BUT NOT HEARD (58A. How children should be, in a saying) constitute the interrelated group of this Wednesday crossword.

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Remaining clues — ACROSS: 1. Sing the praises of; 6. Online party reminder; 11. Josh; 14. “The Family Circus” cartoonist; 15. Corral; 16. Surgeon’s org.; 20. Apple products since 1998; 21. Solemn column; 28. energystar.gov group; 29. Sound of delight; 30. Spectrum start; 31. Traces of smoke; 34. Dr. Seuss’s surname; 41. Church laws; 42. Model’s asset; 44. Counselors’ org.; 47. It’s hot, then it’s not; 48. Web video gear; 56. Hunter in the night sky; 65. Eye, to a bard; 66. Apple products since 2001; 67. Blast from the past; 68. Code-cracking org.; 69. Guitar accessories; 70. Place to schuss. — DOWN: 1. Hosp. readout; 2. Gen ___; 3. ___ Bo (exercise system); 4. How elated people walk; 5. “I want to try!”; 6. Geologic span; 7. Vice ___; 8. Room offered; 9. Homophone of 3-Down; 10. Maze’s goal; 11. Where to order oysters; 12. “My answer was …,” in teen-speak; 13. Whacked good; 18. Magician’s prop; 19. Sound of delight; 22. Embroider, e.g.; 23. Movie that might have a cast of thousands; 24. Transaction option; 25. Unworldly ones; 26. Gauge site, for short; 27. Docile sorts; 32. Pre-election ad buyer, maybe; 33. Chaotic situation; 34. Crystal-filled rock; 35. Seemingly forever; 36. Southeast Asian tongue; 38. Swarming annoyance; 39. Major Thai export; 40. Late 19th-century anarchist’s foe; 43. Ambulance letters; 44. Pursues, as a tip; 45. Wood-damaging insects; 46. Simple creature; 50. Wordplay from Groucho; 51. Sonata finale, often; 52. ___ Perot; 53. River islet; 54. Some Pacific salmon; 55. Belfry sound; 59. Razor brand; 60. ___ creek; 61. Blouse, e.g.; 62. Hoo-ha; 63. Letters on Halloween decorations; 64. Near-failing mark.