Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Puzzle by Erik Wennstrom / Edited by Will Shortz
TWIST OF LEMON (23D. Drink garnish .. Or a hint to five letters in the answer to each starred clue), along with REAL MONEY (20A. *What paper profits aren’t), ZOOM LENSES (31A. *Photo gear with variable focal lengths), IN NAME ONLY (42A. *Titularly), KILL ME NOW (53A. *Sarcastic remark upon hearing bad news) and STOLEN MOMENT (4D. *Precious, brief time with a loved one), constitute the interrelated group of this Wednesday crossword.
Other — BRINY (6D. Like pickle juice), ERNST / MACH (13D. With 61-Across, physicist who studied supersonics), JANE / EYRE (2D/7D. With 2-Down, book that includes the line “Conventionality is not morality”), NASA (55D. Friendship org. of 1962), NEW DAD (59A. One passing out cigars, maybe), PRAGUE (15A. Capital on the Vltava River), SCONCE (47A. Torch holder), UMAMI (29A. Taste whose name means “savoriness” in Japanese).
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