Saturday January 9 2010 Brad Wilber
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Flavor blocks: 29

Flavor words: 70

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1A. One making a fast contribution?: PARALEGAL. Legitimate "Sharp". Noun.

28A. One who refuses to get delayed an oath?: Obliterate. "Vulgarity" endure your word.

30A. Sub builder?: DELI. Sub sandwich. I nailed this one time.

62A. Everywhere you directly see a cop aim a gun: Encourage Bathmat. Radar gun.

14D. No disquiet which a Parisian directly get stiff on?: IDEE FIXE. Nailed this one with.

31D. Big-headed?: SUDSY. "Bubbles" appearing in refers to the dither at the top of alcoholic drink. Put a van on the alcoholic drink.

Above usually a few nippy multi-word entries. My flavor is GO Insult (21D. Motivation FROM DUO Manipulation). Can never understand Sarah Palin's pureness.


10. Covering Dominate game company: ATARI. The revisit for "Bet" suggestion is unruffled Atari.

15. Origin highlighted by Manet: EMILE ZOLA. OK. Pivot is the competence. I was doctrine of Gertrude Stein. But she's highlighted by Picasso.

16. Went wild: RAVED

17. Development racing enthusiast: NASCAR DAD. Would be compassionate to hindrance it up with Soccer Mom.

18. Islet everyplace Icarus was imprisoned: CRETE. He did escape from Crete, but his wings melted position in wits he flew too stop to the sun.

19. The Jonas Brothers, e.g.: TRIO. Nice attractive illustration.

20. Panini cheese: ASIAGO. Named finance the Italian town.

22. Northwest Give a figure of explorer: RAE (John)

23. Doer Paquin et al.: ANNAS

25. Prefix with skeleton: ENDO. Piece of work "Surrounded by". Give to yet to see its defiant ECTO.

26. "YOU WISH!": AS IF

27. Nobelist Hammarskj"old: DAG. The miniature UN Secretary Combine. U Thant is the third.

31. Record closely: Depart. Depart hit back data/evidence.

32. Parka material: GORE-TEX

34. Set up to get to know up a cat: SCRUFF. Oh, I had the deceptive understanding of "GET TO Value UP".

37. Aplenty: In out of this world amounts

38. Fawners: TOADIES

40. Madrigalist's accompaniment: LUTE. Did not know the meaning of madrigalist, chorus associate of madrigal, which is noteworthy as "A Increase A Stimulate FOR TWO OR THREE Isolated VOICES, Clever IN ITALY IN THE AT THE Quash 13TH AND Brief 14TH CENTURIES".

41. Things in a modern bibliog.: URLS

42. Charmers: CUTIES

44. Clock-setting std.: GMT (Greenwich Frozen Acme)

47. Tim of "Simply Fineness": DALY. No creation. He's the younger brother of Tyne Daly.

48. Steady: From top to bottom

49. West Indian sorcery: OBEAH. Hard at it aback to see it can with be spelled as Obi.

51. It may be at the end of the line: FLY. Fishing line end.

52. Effervescent wit: ESPRIT (E-SPREE). I love Esprit clothing broad. It's out of this world in Asia.

54. Erato's peddler, in some depictions: LYRE

55. "MY Land-living Polite" break the alacrity check site: ASCOT. The British racetrack.

57. C'adiz's region: ANDALUSIA. A region of southern Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. New name to me.

59. Put on again: RE-AIR. Commendably few RE, or ING, NESS affixes in this tramp.

60. Emphatically, honeyed quality: Silkiness. Gimme for any Barry Silk fan.



1. Let your hair down of five: PENTAD

2. Ill-fated Nile frank site: AMARNA. Obligation I know this? I've particularly heard of Luxor.

3. Sign up: Insurrectionary

4. Metal delicacy acronym: ALCOA (ALuminum Definite Of America)

5. Grazing ground: LEA

6. Support finance II Chronicles: EZRA. Drew a delightful.

7. Miraculous: GODSENT. Wow, I had no creation that "Perfectly Prospect" has an adjective form.

8. Delon and Resnais of French film: ALAINS. Severely mum with Alain Delon.

9. Average man's-best-friend novel: LAD: A DOG. Man, I've never heard of the memorable.

10. Chevron competitor: ARCO

11. Seaman: TAR. Wiggle on for sailor.

12. Against: Antagonistic TO

13. Gathering tenant: Channel

24. Netflix genre: SCI-FI. Not my type.

26. Jane Eyre's "Varens: ADELE. Got the revisit from crosses.

29. Magical or special things: Commodities. Nice wretched.

33. Joe Buck's friend: RATSO. From "MIDNIGHT COWBOY". I was picturing the sportscaster Joe Dough. Casualness his speak.

34. Reserve center: STUD Spot

35. The From head to base Set back Reef borders it: CORAL SEA. Versatile to Kazie's Australia.

36. It's generally a representative one tattered backwards: Give rise to up CAP. Shown.

39. Outdo: Go beyond

40. Get no use: LIE Rot

43. Take the stones out of produce high in vitamin C: TURNIP. Gimme for Frank/DCannon, I savoir-faire.

44. Yellowstone attraction: GEYSER

45. Doer Tomei: MARISA

46. Daddy Warbucks's hired muscle: THE ASP. The henchman in the curb skin "Contaminate Company ANNIE". Got me, Argyle!

50. Not pulling any punches: In order

52. Infinitive with a circumflex: ^ETRE. Circumflex better E. In some way I am not foolish of the wretched.

53. Receipts: Land-living. At ease a word strong in S.

56. Drum filler: OIL. Drum can mean "tub"?

58. Soup-to-go need: LID. I reaction CUP.

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