Thursday, September 12, 2013
Puzzle by Ian Livengood / Edited by Will Shortz
IT’S SUPERMAN is the last in a sequence of interrelated answers in this agreeable Thursday crossword preceded by SPARROW, IT’S A BIRD and JET, IT’S A PLANE and finally, KENT.
JACK SPARROW (18A. Film lead character featured in a Disney World attraction)
IT’S A BIRD (2A. Remark about the end of 18-Across)
BUBBLE JET (31A. Kind of printer for home or office)
IT’S A PLANE (39A. Remark about the end of 31-Across)
JEFF KENT (49A. 2000 N.L. M.V.P. who played for the Giants)
IT’S SUPERMAN (56A. Remark about the end of 49-Across)
Other — ABODES (26A. Hamlet’s parts), ABOUT THAT (2D. “Er, yeah, regarding what happened …”), AL UNSER (40d. Four-time Indy 500 winner), EATEN AWAY (34D. Eroded), JUICE BARS (33D. Trendy features of some high-end gyms), JUMP SUITS (3D. Things that zip up and go down?), VACUUM (46A. One that sucks at work?), WAR ZONE (9D. Where a photographer might take shots?).
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THE NEW YORK TIMES — Crossword Puzzles and Games.