Burnt Out Worker — Illustration: Jordan Adams / Imagezoo / Corbis
Thursday, June 6, 2013
Puzzle by James Tuttle / Edited by Will Shortz
FALLING OUT (66A. Quarrel … or a feature of five answers in this puzzle), along with SPELL OUT (16A. Explain in detail), STRIKE OUT (19A. Begin a journey), FERRETS OUT (25A. Discovers) and CHILL OUT (65A. Relax) constitute the interrelated group of this Thursday crossword. The down OUTS — SEE OUT, ROUT, SCOUT, I’M OUT and TOUT.
Other — CONCEDED (14A. Accepted defeat), EL DORADO (11D. Conquistador’s quest) , ESCAPISM (39D. Much film watching, e.g.), I TOLD YOU (68A. “See!”).
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