Thursday, October 10, 2013
Puzzle by Jeffrey Wechsler / Edited by Will Shortz
DESKTOP CALENDAR (3D. Common site for 36-Across), APPOINTMENT BOOK (10D. Common site for 36-Across) and SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT (36A. All the time?: Abbr.), resulting in seven corresponding down entries, constitutes the main feature of this run-of-the-mill Thursday crossword.
[SUN] YAT SEN (36D. Revered Chinese figure)
LE[MON] (29D. It may leave a sour taste in your mouth)
EASY VIR[TUE] (6D. Noel Coward play)
ARE [WE D]ONE (26D. “Anything else that you require?”)
[THU]CYDIDES (37D. Athenian general who wrote “History of the Peloponnesian War’)
[FRI]DA (38D. 2002 Salma Hayek film or its title role)
REMAIN [S AT] (15D. Doesn’t leave)
Other — ABORIGINE (2D. Native), DEAD BODY (40D. Nonspeaking role on ‘CSI”), DUST SWEEPER (17A. Custodial tool), SALIVATE (1D. Show eager anticipation), SIDE AISLE (34D. Peripheral basilica feature), SWEETENED (48A. Like many breakfast cereals), UNDREAMED OF (57A. Inconceivable), VARIATION (25A. Basic process of genetics).
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