08.26.13 — Low-Hanging Fruit

A child picking fruit, c. 1632, Gerard van Honthorst


Monday, August 26, 2013

Puzzle by Ian Livengood / Edited by Will Shortz

LOW-HANGING FRUIT (7D. Simple things to pick … or what 5-, 11-, 29- and 38-Down have?), TOP BANANA (5D. Kingpin), ADAM’S APPLE (11D. Lump that moves when you swallow), EAST ORANGE (29D. “Colorful” city bordering Newark, N. J.) and BLIND DATE (38D. Dinner and a movie, say, with someone you don’t know) constitute the interrelated group of this sweet Monday crossword.

Other — ACTS, ADAGE, AIOLI, Supreme Court Justice ALITO, AMEN, ANG Lee, APER, ARKS, ARSON, CENTER CUT (63A. Like some premium roasts), EVIL (19D. Satan’s doing), “Kama SUTRA”, SWEET TALK (18A. Wheedle), et cetera.


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Puzzle available on the internet at
THE NEW YORK TIMES — Crossword Puzzles and Games.

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