09.10.13 — Word Source

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Puzzle by Zhouqin Burnikel / Edited by Will Shortz

CHINESE (71A. Language that’s the source of the words answered by this puzzle’s starred clues), KUMQUAT (1A. * Relative of an orange), TYPHOON (8A. *Tropical storm), SILK  (23A. *Lingerie material), KOWTOW (37A. *Act deferentially), KETCHUP (40A. *French fries topper), GUNG HO (43A. *Like an eager beaver), CHOW (52A. *Food, slangily) and GINSENG (70A. *Root used in some energy drinks) constitute the interrelated group of this Tuesday crossword.

Other — ALADDIN (68A. Genie’s master), ARTICHOKE (21D. Plant with a heart), BOREDOM, CHATTER, COLUMNS, HORATIO (45A. Friend of Hamlet), HYUNDAI, MARCONI (64A. Radio pioneer), STEAMED (20a. Plenty ticked off), UTERI (2D. Organs men don‘t have).


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