05.07.14 — Showtime

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Puzzle by Kurt Mueller / Edited by Will Shortz

IT’S SHOWTIME (63A. Possible title for this puzzle), HERE’S JOHNNY (17A. Ed McMahon intro words), A-ONE AND A-TWO (24A. Lawrence Welk intro words), LIVE FROM NEW YORK (39A. Chevy Chase intro words) and AND AWAY WE GO (51A. Jackie Gleason intro words) constitute the interrelated group of this Wednesday crossword.

Other — ARLES and HAREMS (35A. Setting for many van Gogh paintings; 70A. Settings of Delacroix and Ingres paintings), COHOE (7D. Small salmon: Var.), CRITIC (67a. Pan producer, perhaps), FORTY LOVE (3D. Score just before winning), ISN’T (71A. Ain’t fixed?), LOOSE LIPS (36D. Ship sinkers, in an old saying), MARRY ME (22D. Proposal words), All-Star shortstop NOMAR Garciaparra, NUDE (41D. Like Rodin’s “The Thinker”), POOP (58A. Inside dope), Drop TROU (start to strip),, WASTE (54D. It may be hazardous).


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