07.20.13 — Sizzle!


Saturday, July 20, 2013

Puzzle by Tim Croce / Edited by Will Shortz

Across — 1. 1993 hit with the lyric “Keep playin’ that song all night”, HEY MR DJ; 8. Credit, ASCRIBE; 15. Gross, to a toddler, ICKY POO; 18. Blue dress wearers, MARINES; 17. A guillotine is used to remove them, TONSILS; 18. Good with, ADEPT AT; 19. Cause for cardiological concern, CLOT; 20. Something to hop on, LEG; 22. Not cut, say, ATTEND; 23. Took to the ground?, HEWED; 25. Shed material?, PET HAIR; 27. Friday, e.g., RIGHT-HAND MAN; 31. Successor to Gibson on “ABC World News”, SAWYER; 34. It’s in general circulation, AIR; 35. Oriente, ESTE; 36. Subject for Gregor Mendel, PEA; 37. Shows some emotion, TEARS UP; 40. End of short, OWE; 41. Ends up short, maybe, ERRS; 43. Grp. With the motto “Deo vindice”, CSA; 44. Seeking, OUT FOR;46. 1957 Dell-Vikings hit, COME GO WITH ME; 49. Paris Hilton, e.g., HEIRESS; 50. [Why me?!], AARGH; 54. Area of need, GHETTO; 56. It’s feedable, EGO; 58. Speaker of the house, perhaps, BOSE; 59. Famed kicker born with a clubfoot, MIA HAMM; 61. Fashion designer behind the fragrance Rock Me!, ANNA SUI; 63. Hydrocortisone producer, ADRENAL; 64. Gets on the line?, REELS IN; 65. ABC’s first color program, with “The”, JETSONS; 66. Big spinning effort, P R BLITZ.

Down — 1. Tow bar, HITCH; 2. Place for une faculté, ÉCOLE; 3. “See what I’m talkin’ about?”, Y’KNOW; 4. What often comes with a twist, MYSTERY; 5. Sch. with a Hartford campus, RPI; 6. Sweets, DOLL; 7. Nez Percé war chief, JOSEPH; 8. Org. that endorsed Obamacare, AMA; 9. He hit 106 more home runs than Barry Bonds, SADAHARU OH; 10. Like “Zorba the Greek” novelist Nikos Kazantzakis, CRETAN; 11. Concern for a lifeguard, RIP TIDE; 12. Concerning, IN TERMS OF; 13. Think piece?, BEAN; 14. Abbr. before a year, ESTD; 21. Take in more, GET A RAISE; 24. Take in less, DIET; 26. What you see here, THIS; 28. Some-holds-barred sport, GRECO-ROMAN; 29. Audi model retired in 2005, A TWO; 30. “So sweet was NE’ER so fatal”: Othello; 31. It may be submitted to an architect, SPEC; 32. México lead-in, AERO; 33. Meanie’s lack, WARM HEART; 38. AS WE speak; 39. Cousin of a jaguarundi, PUMA; 42. Gets hot, SEETHES; 45. Infusion aid, TEA BALL; 47. Jordache alternative, GITANO; 48. Literary son of Jenny Fields, T S GARP; 51. “Orfeo” composer Luigi ROSSI; 52. Wear during re-entry, G SUIT; 53. It’s known for its varieties, HEINZ; 54. Setting of “Love Me Do”: Abbr., G MAJ; 55. Need to tan, HIDE; 57. Standout, ONER; 60. Real Salt Lake’s org., MLS; 62. Tortoise’s beak, NEB.


I love Paris in the spring time
I love Paris in the fall
I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles
I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles

I love Paris every moment
Every moment of the year
~ Cole Porter

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