05.21.14 — Sounds Like...

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Puzzle by Mike Buckley / Edited by Will Shortz

Four sounds-like answers constitute the main feature of this Wednesday crossword:

PLANE RAPPER (17A. Freestyling pilot?), e.g., plain wrapper
BANNED LEIDER (28A. Music forbidden in Germany?), band leader
WHIRLED PIECE (44A. Top?), world peace
HORSE SHOOS (59A. Throaty dismissals?), horse shoes

Other — BLIGHTS (42D. Crop destroyers), BREATHER (40D. Timeout), CASABAS (49A. Honeydew relatives), GIRL’S DORM (11D. Non-coed housing), HONEY BEE (4D. Apiary denizen), INDY CAR (24A. STP logo sporter, perhaps), RED SCARE (39D. McCarthy-era paranoia), TEA URN (6D. Samovar, e.g.), TV VIEWERS (34D. Nelsen group).


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