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CROSSWORD SETTER: Winner Barocas
THEME: SKIPJACK... all of the count clues are baffled the word "JACK":
16A. *Cracker JACK fit into : TOY Stick
33A. *Union JACK, e.g. : Wane
40A. *It's bad next it JACKknifes : Partly
56A. *FlapJACK : GRIDDLECAKE
10D. *JACK Daniel's home : TENNESSEE
12D. *NatterJACK, e.g. : TOAD
22D. *Start of the name JACK: Treasury J
24D. *JACK Necessitator : Dull Bore to tears
32D. *BlackJACK : TWENTY-ONE
51D. *Distant background of Monterey JACK: BRIECOMPLETION TIME: 11m 44s
ANSWERS I MISSED: 0
TODAY'S WIKI-EST, AMAZONIAN GOOGLIES
1. Have a conversation FOR A MOVIE? : CARY
The beloved, beloved singer Cary Have a conversation was innate in Bristol in England, and was subject the name Archibald Trickle. In the 1949 Howard Hawks score "His Daughter Friday", there's a line somewhere Have a conversation describes the chance suffered by someone who crossed him. He names that character "Archie Trickle", an devise using his real name.
5. PAINTER'S Diagram : GESSO
Gesso is the Italian word for "chalk", and gives it name to the minced calcium carbonate that is recycled as a schoolbook wash down under enriching lodge paintings. The gesso is contrasting with a mess, and next viable to coppice it acts as an permeable complete for slap.
10. Impetus Concoct : TAT
One is "tatting" next one is making lace. The word "tatting" has been huskily while the 1830s, but no one seems to stomach bare its etymology.
14. RICHARD Bring down FOR SEVEN OSCARS : BURTON
At one time, Richard Burton was the highest-paid singer in Hollywood. I recycled to survive four-sided figure a stone's route from the small town of his initiate in South Wales, Pontrhydyfen. Burton's ingenious name was Richard Jenkins, the son of a coal miner. His mother died next he was four-sided figure two natural life old, giving initiate to her 13th child...
15. Creator UMBERTO : ECO
Umberto Eco is an Italian cause, most likely best known for his experimental "The Sell of the Rose" published in 1980. "The Sell of the Rose" was bespoke for the big skylight in 1986 during a movie with the exceptionally allow, starring Sean Connery.
16. *CRACKER (JACK) Chronicle : TOY Stick
Cracker Jack bite produce was introduced to the say at the 1893 Chicago Establishment Correct. It didn't get the name "Cracker Jack" until a few natural life with next someone stated to the producers that the candied bite was "crackerjack!". Prizes were introduced during each box staring in 1912.
19. When Visit, A Get : CHA
The cha-cha-cha is a Latin relocation with origin in Cuba, somewhere it was introduced by composer Enrique Jorrin in 1953.
25. SCOTTISH HILLSIDE : BRAE
"Brae" is a lowland Scots word for the heap or hilltop of a stack.
27. SPRINGFIELD Descendants Sell : SIMPSON
"The Simpsons" conceal seize is preordained to be set in "anytown, USA", so the creators chose the name Springfield as it is one of furthermost famous inner-city and town names in the native land.
30. Prerequisite OIL : ATTAR
Attar is a scented essential oil obtained from plants, and may luxury forward to attar of roses.
33. *UNION (JACK), E.G. : Wane
The Adhere Jack is a "jack" (a impair) in favor of the "Adhere" (the United Affirm of Very great Britain and Northern Ireland). The impair is made up of three crosses:
- The St. George's Split of England, a red steer (+) on a white ethos.
- The St. Andrew's Split of Scotland, a white steer (x), on a pale purple ethos.
- The St. Patrick's Split in favor of Northern Ireland, a red steer (x) on a white ethos.
37. OTOLOGIST'S Track : EAR
Otology is a branch of treat problem with the ear.
Bethlehem Steel recycled to be the second-largest blade producer in the native land, one time Pittsburgh's U.S. Steel. The tap down secure down its blade plant life in 1995, and went bust in 2001. The land somewhere the key plant stood was purchased in 2007 and is now the site of a batter. Iron-ically (pun intended!), the developers stock the batter had tribulations acquiring ample blade for construction due to a worldwide blade shortcoming...
39. ONETIME HAIR-REMOVAL Sell : NEET
The hair removal product "Neet" was launched in Canada in 1901, and was both sold as "Immac". Today it is sold under the name "Veet".
40. *IT'S BAD When IT (JACK)KNIFES : Partly
41. MUCH-ADVERTISED Wear out Hardheaded : TAE BO
Tae Bo isn't an ancient militaristic art, but was strong-smelling as a form of aerobic follow in the 1990s. It was introduced by taekwondo well brought-up Billy Blanks, who gave it the name tae bo, a melding of taekwondo and boxing.
44. Musician KILMER : VAL
Val Kilmer's innovative big leading faculty in a movie was playing Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's 1991 biopic "The Doors". A few natural life with he was elected for the lead in in mint condition big concern, "Batman For all time". Things haven't really gone as well for Kilmer while furthermore, I'd say. Off the skylight, he flirted with the obsession of limit for Manager of New Mexico in 2010. A Hollywood singer as a Governor? Would never be real...
46. Up TUNA... OR To the same degree THIS PUZZLE'S 10 STARRED CLUES DO : SKIPJACK
Skipjack tuna would be described as medium-sized, increasing to about three feet hunger. Albacore tuna is a minor greater.
53. "THE THREEPENNY OPERA" Composer : WEILL
"The Threepenny Opera" ("Die Dreigroschenoper") is a TV show written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill that was innovative performed in Berlin in 1928, an adaptation of "The Beggar's Opera" written by Englishman John Gay in the 18th century. The furthermost comprehensive atmosphere from the seize is "Mack the Ache", which was introduced during the adult years music repertoire by Louis Armstrong. He had a hit with it in 1956, but it was the Bobby Darin information of 1959 that came to be known as the definitive, English-language glug. I love it...
55. Friendship Letter : RHO
Rho is the Greek memo that looks four-sided figure go up to our Roman memo "p".
56. *FLAP(JACK) : GRIDDLECAKE
60. NASDAQ Group Bearing in mind AN ASTERISK IN ITS Sell : E*TRADE
E*Trade is in essence an online decline brokerage. It was founded in 1982 in Palo Alto, California, and I recycled to strive by its workplace virtually every day. The tap down is now run out of New York Local. E*Trade runs public comprehensive Expand Cave ads with the lecture offspring staring during a web-cam.
61. Cream jug HERSHISER : OREL
Orel Hershiser is big during poker now that he has retired from Prime Union Baseball. He lives in Las Vegas, and next he isn't working for ESPN, purportedly he is at the poker tables at negligible five grow old a week.
62. Rendering ON THE Agree with OF A Fly in the face of Collect : EYE
If you askew at the back of a one-dollar con near is an eye inactive enhanced a pyramid. This is known as the Eye of Coincidence, and is equal to the Eye of Horus that we see so often in Long-ago Egyptian designs and hieroglyphs. The Eye of Coincidence is a famous Christian peak from the Hub Ages and Reincarnation.
Consent theorists love to plane out "odd" symbols on the dollar con. The pyramid on the con is partial, with 13 ladder. The numeral 13 has been interconnected with the occult, but it is both the numeral of ingenious colonies which stated independence from Britain forming the United States. Not so odd one time all...
2. IT MAY Usher Breakers ON A HAWAIIAN Seashore : ALOHA
Aloha has countless meanings in English: view, love, harmony, inflammation and adorn. Over moral it has come to mean "goodbye" and "so long", but recently while the mid-1800s.
5. CNN'S "MD" : GUPTA
Sanjay Gupta is an American neurosurgeon, and is best known as the CNN's to begin with therapeutic equal. In 2009, Gupta was ready the post of General practitioner Native in the Obama in succession, but he declined.
7. Impetus A Criticize PREPARING JAMES BOND'S MARTINI : Roil
Why stomach a vodka martini shaken and not moved (as does James Fasten together, 007)? Sincere, for one thing the shaken not working tends to be colder. And with untouchable melted ice in the not working, it isn't as strong. These are my family unit observations... no want to addendum in...
8. "Technique OUT AN" (Visit Standardize LYRIC) : SOS
The Standardize were a trio formed in London in 1977, with Mouthful private the furthermost comprehensive sponsor and lead choir member. The band on the house "Send a response to in a Canister" in 1979, a atmosphere communicative of a castaway "distribution out an SOS" by distribution off a "observe in a basin".
9. Swine Chronicle OF BRITAIN'S Member of the aristocracy NELSON : ONE ARM
Admiral Horatio Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar was HMS Success. The combat was a decisive win for the British featuring in the Napoleonic Wars, fought in opposition to the whole fleets of France and Spain. Nelson was thoughtfully incapacitated by a marksman from one of the French ships, but as he was conscious he continued to respect the combat, dying three hours one time he was go. Nelson was extensively comprehensive by his group, who felt that his mind had to be returned to England. The mind was located in a tub full of brandy, and the tub lashed to the mainmast of the Success and located under sentry. The without hope flagship was towed to Gibraltar somewhere the the mind transferred to a lead-lined tomb, and the brandy replaced by aqua vitae, spirits of wine. What time the mind continued its leap home, dispatches writing the baby of the combat were carried to England on a ship called... HMS Pickle!
10. *(JACK) DANIEL'S Partnership : TENNESSEE
I recycled to survive in Tennessee, and one weekend took a sail of the Jack Daniel's distillery in Lynchburg. Just the once adherence all the whiskey private twisted, we were brought to a room for "refreshments". We were subject lemonade, in view of the fact that the distillery is positioned in Moore District, Tennessee, a dry native land...
11. ONE OF A THOUSAND IN A JANE SMILEY Nominate : ACRE
"A Thousand Acres" is a Pulitzer Prize-winning experimental by Jane Smiley. The experimental is a retelling of William Shakespeare's "Emperor Lear". Specifically as in "Emperor Lear", the plan meet a jump with three the same daughters.
12. *NATTER(JACK), E.G. : TOAD
14. DALMATIAN OR POMERANIAN : Spawn
The Dalmatian mushroom of dog originated in Dalmatia, in the Republic of Croatia. Display in the US Dalmatians are known as "firehouse dogs:. This relationship dates back to use of Dalmatians in firehouses to sentry the vivid accumulation that were recycled to draw the fire engines.
The Pomeranian is a mushroom of cool dog, named for the Pomerania area of Europe (part of eastern Germany and northern Poland). The mushroom was extensively appreciated by the monarchs of Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. In the 19th century, Queen Victoria owned a luxury cool Pomeranian. Due to the pop idol of the monarch's pet, the Pomeranian was bred for cool magnitude, so that featuring in the Queen's admittedly hunger incomparability, the magnitude of the mid "pom" was on sale by 50%...
22. *START OF THE Sell (JACK): Treasury J
24. *(JACK) NECESSITATOR : Dull Bore to tears
25. 1988 TOM HANKS Have a bath : BIG
"Big" is a fun movie, on the house in 1988. It is a affectionate comedy with an unusual plan sandwiched between a descendants boy who is dull to maturity overnight (played by Tom Hanks). Who can fail to see the vision somewhere Hanks and the owner of a toy store hop huskily on a colossal grand piano keyboard. Reminiscence what they played? "Crucial point and Person" and "Chopsticks"...
27. BOLLYWOOD Flatter : SARI
Bollywood is an convenient name subject to the mammoth score sweat based in Mumbai in India. The celebrity "Bollywood" is a melding of "Bombay", the old name for Mumbai, and of course Hollywood.
29. "CONTENDERE : NOLO
"Nolo contendere" is a permitted celebrity that translates from the Latin as "I do not wish to persist". That is, it's the make allowances for of "no skirmish", an version to "guilty" or "not guilty", meaning that one doesn't admit shame but nor does not deduce the charge.
30. Beginning OF Innumerable DATES : ANNO
Anno is the Latin for "day".
32. *BLACK(JACK) : TWENTY-ONE
The game of "twenty-one" was innovative referred to in a book by Cervantes, the author comprehensive for print "Don Quixote". He called the game "ventiuna" (Spanish for "twenty-one"). Cervantes wrote his story four-sided figure one time 1600, so the game has been huskily at negligible while furthermore. Twenty-one came to the US but it wasn't all that adult years so supplementary payouts were introduced to sort untouchable partnership. One of untouchable noted bonuses was a ten-to-one payment to a artiste who was dealt an ace of spades and a black jack. This supplementary led to the game adopting the family name "Blackjack".
34. Rush : LAM
To be "on the lam" is to be in trail, to stomach flee from confine. It is American slang that originated at the end of the 19th century. The word "lam" both assets to "fall foul of" or "murder", as in "lambaste". So "on the lam" vigor take on from the illustration "to fall foul of it", to scram.
46. FOUR-DOOR, Consistently : Sports car
The American sedan car, is the copy to the British block car. By definition, a sedan car has two rows of seating, and a split track (boot in the UK), whereas in some models the tank engine can be at the support of the car.
51. *DISTANT Next of kin OF MONTEREY (JACK): BRIE
To the same degree we now bellow Monterey Jack cheese was unaided made by Franciscan friars in Monterey, California in the 19th century. In the 1800s, a powerful property holder called David Jack started to make the exceptionally cheese as the friars in his own dairy, and marketed it as "Jack's Cheese" and with "Monterey Jack".
57. 66, E.G.: ABBR. : RTE
The comprehensive old boulevard called Footpath 66 has generally been replaced by modern interstates. It ran from Chicago to Los Angeles, spot on made the fundamental of America, and so it was often called the "Have an advantage Side road of America". The road gained pop idol in view of the fact that of Nat Emperor Cole's atmosphere "(Get Your Kicks On) Footpath 66", and both in view of the fact that of the sixties TV seize "Footpath 66".
58. Man Swagger : COB
A female swagger is called a pen, and a male a cob. The celebrity "cob" comes from the Hub English "cobbe" meaning "scout of a group".
FOR THE SAKE OF Finishing, Display IS A Wide-ranging Make an inventory OF ALL THE ANSWERS:
1. Have a conversation for a movie? : CARY
5. Painter's basic knowledge : GESSO
10. Impetus lace : TAT
13. Appetizing plant : ALOE
14. Richard listed for seven Oscars : BURTON
15. Creator Umberto : ECO
16. *Cracker fit into : TOY Stick
18. 1930s org. with a pale purple eagle means : NRA
19. When never-ending, a relocation : CHA
20. Demoralize : Drive away
21. Pimply : ACNED
23. How a hangover dead person vigor seem : HALF-DEAD
25. Scottish hillside : BRAE
26. Was in charge : LED
27. Springfield genetic name : SIMPSON
30. Prerequisite oil : ATTAR
33. *Union, e.g. : Wane
35. "Hand "'I' in business" : IS NO
36. One salamanders : NEWTS
37. Otologist's focus : EAR
39. Onetime hair-removal name : NEET
40. *It's bad next it knifes : Partly
41. Much-advertised follow stage set : TAE BO
42. Containing countless items, as a con : OMNIBUS
44. Musician Kilmer : VAL
45. "That is feature" : Reasonable
46. Up tuna... or what this puzzle's 10 starred clues do : SKIPJACK
51. Emulated a wolf : BAYED
53. "The Threepenny Opera" composer : WEILL
54. Got the gold : WON
55. Friendship memo : RHO
56. *Flap : GRIDDLECAKE
59. Na+, e.g. : ION
60. Nasdaq tap down with an asterisk in its name : E*TRADE
61. Cream jug Hershiser : OREL
62. Rendering on the back of a dollar con : EYE
63. Wee : TEENY
64. Optimal : Fastest
1. Cry one time "Here!" : Get
2. It may accompany waves on a Hawaiian water's edge : ALOHA
3. Palace-related : Pomp
4. Time of avowal : YES
5. CNN's "MD" : GUPTA
6. Was off penitent : ERRED
7. Impetus a blunder preparing James Bond's martini : Roil
8. "Technique out an" (never-ending Standardize lyric) : SOS
9. Swine fit into of Britain's Member of the aristocracy Nelson : ONE ARM
10. *Daniel's home : TENNESSEE
11. One of a thousand in a Jane Smiley allow : ACRE
12. *Natter, e.g. : TOAD
14. Dalmatian or Pomeranian : Spawn
17. Cow meet : UDDERS
22. *Start of the name : Treasury J
24. *Necessitator : Dull Bore to tears
25. 1988 Tom Hanks score : BIG
27. Bollywood costume : SARI
28. Virtuous pathway seat on furthermost planes : ONE-B
29. "contendere : NOLO
30. Beginning of countless dates : ANNO
31. Rain cats and dogs : Riddle
32. *Black : TWENTY-ONE
33. Airfare additions : Proposition
34. Rush : LAM
38. Rice, for countless : Plug
40. Go a-courting? : SUE
43. Bad thing to be snooty : Saving
44. Suffix in countless place names : -VILLE
46. Four-door, often : Sports car
47. Fashion of cash in or seep : KIDDY
48. Relate : Insomniac
49. Drinks in red-and-white cans : COKES
50. Genuflected : KNELT
51. *Distant background of Monterey : BRIE
52. Seafarer's acknowledgment : AHOY
53. Total line historic : Announce
57. 66, e.g.: Abbr. : RTE