Monday, January 27, 2014
Puzzle by James Tuttle / Edited by Will Shortz
TIME SHARE (63A. Vacation lodging purchase … or an arrangement between the two halves of the answer to each starred clue?), along with phrases where the word TIME can be shared by the first and second words., e.g., AIR TRAVEL, PEACEKEEPER, LIFELINE, FACE CARD and DINNER TABLE constitutes the interrelated group of this easy-going Monday crossword:
AIR TRAVEL (17A. *Flying)
PEACEKEEPER (24A. *One placed between warring parties)
LIFELINE (32A. *Contestant’s help on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”)
FACE CARD (45A. *King, queen or jack)
DINNER TABLE (52A. *Piece of furniture that might be under a chandelier)
Other — ADEN, AENEID, ANNO, AMA, EDENS, EMEER, ENID and ENO; FIBONACCI (34D. Eponym of a number series that begins 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, …); CLEOPATRA (11D. 1963 Elizabeth Taylor role); DOLCE (39A. Softly, in music); HES and SHE and MACHO (12D. Guys; 55A. “There SHE is, Miss America”; 9A. Hypermasculine); MAGNETO (9D. X-Men villain); NEAT-O (53D. “Far out!“); ONION (69A. “America’s Finest News Source,“ with “The”); R AND R (28D. Early stage of industrial work, for short); TRIED and TRUE (Reliable).
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