01.24.15 — The Saturday Crossword


Saturday, January 24, 2015

Puzzle by Kevin G. Der / Edited by Will Shortz

Of interest — ALHAMBRA (18A. Ancient Moorish palace in Granada), BLUSH (1D. Red state?), DETECTIVE WORK (33A. Something done on a case-by-case basis?), ÉCLAIR (53A. Food item whose name means, literally, “lightning”), GAIUS (3D. Given name of Augustus and Caligula), HOME MATCH (6D. What you can never win gong away), HOYA and HOYT, KIDS THESE DAYS (34A. “Sheesh! What‘s the world coming to?!”), LET’S DO T (15A. “Sounds like a plan!“), LEAN-TO (14A. Slanted coverage?), LIVE (39D. Like the rolling Stones album "Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!"), LOST ONE’S SHIRT (29a. Flamed out at a casino, say), NOBLE FIRS (11D. Popular Christmas trees), SWAN’S NECK (31D. Graceful architectural curve), STUDIO SET (5D. Sitcom stage, e.g.), UNICUM (17A. Hungarian liqueur sold in green bottles), VELURE (51A. Cushiony fabric).


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