11.27.13 — Thanksgiving


Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Puzzle by Jules P. Markey / Edited by Will Shortz

Happy Thanksgiving!

For the occasion, THANKSGIVING DAY (38A. Setting for the starts of 17-, 24-, 51- and 64-Across), GRAVY TRAIN (17A. Source of easy money), SQUASH RACKET (24A. One of a pair in a court), DRESSING ROOM (51A. Locale for a big mirror) and TURKEY TROT (64A. Old ragtime dance) are on the menu of this friendly Wednesday crossword.

Other — BUICK SEDAN (10D. LaCrosse, for one), CACTUS (27A. Prickly one), CHARLESTON (29D. Dance from which the Lindy Hop developed), DWEEB and NERD (51D. and 36D.  Hardly Mr. Cool), DYES and RINSES (38D and 21A. Salon supplies), PRANKS (49A. Short-sheeting and such).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
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