N.Y. TIMES CROSS­WORD

Ottawa Citizen - - Features - AMANDA RAFKIN AND ROSS TRUDEAU / WILL SHORTZ

ACROSS

1 JPEG al­ter­na­tives 5 Lightly hit, as a shoul­der 10 Re­gard­ing 14 What might be taken away in a get­away 15 Lit­er­ary ef­fect in O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi” 16 Pri­mary in­gre­di­ent in the snack Muddy Bud­dies 17 Sin­gu­lar 18 Ir­ri­ta­ble 19 Mare hair 20 Things that mag­nets and bar­ber­shops both have 22 Un­spec­i­fied de­gree

23 “Bad, bad” Brown of song

24 Like a show that’s hard to get tick­ets for, in brief 25 Pro­mos 28 Out­moded prepo­si­tion 29 They go back and forth in bad weather 32 Skin ab­nor­mal­ity 34 Sergeant’s su­pe­rior, in slang

35 Move around and around 38 Reveal

40 Erin Bur­nett’s employer 41 Women’s golf great Lorena 42 [Now that’s re­lax­ing!] 43 Cen­ter­piece of the Oval Office 46 Con­nec­tions on Air France?

47 How flowers and fabric sam­ples may be sold 49 Ono­matopoeic mu­si­cal ef­fect 51 At­lanta’s pub­lic trans­port sys­tem

53 “The Pit and the Pen­du­lum” au­thor, in brief 54 Net­work of per­sonal re­la­tion­ships … or a punny hint to 3-, 7- and 11-Down 57 Refuse

58 Hold tightly 59 Ev­ery coun­try has one 61 Dare­devil Knievel 62 Rap­per

West

63 Holy Ro­man Em­pire’s ___ the Great 64 Ac­tor

Diggs

65 Golf’s “Slam­min’ Sammy” 66 Sec­ond­largest moon of Saturn

DOWN

1 Sits

(down) hard

2 One help­ing to build an en­dow­ment fund

3 Joins a Fed­eral Re­serve Face­book group? 4 Oc­u­lar af­flic­tion 5 Short­beaked bird 6 Style of mu­sic for Pat Be­natar or Bon Jovi 7 Up­loads a photo of a gov­ern­ment se­cu­rity? 8 At risk

9 Bronx team, on score­boards 10 Ne plus ul­tra 11 Retweets a photo of the U.S. gold repos­i­tory? 12 Lu­ciano Pavarotti, e.g.

13 Kind of daisy 21 Brand sold at gas sta­tions 23 Start of a trip, for short? 26 Cal­i­for­nia river known more for salmon and trout than the fish it’s named after 27 “Norma ___” 30 “How was ___ know?” 31 Key near “~” 32 Put your hands to­gether 33 There is one be­tween birthdays 36 Speck

37 Hasty 39 “Flash­dance” ac­tor Michael 41 Rel­a­tive of a gi­raffe 44 Poi­son-pen let­ters, e.g. 45 Ex­changed 48 Witch’s laugh 50 Lust­ing after 52 Comedian ___ Sher­man, cre­ator of TV’s

“I’ve Got a Se­cret” 53 Course you slide through

54 Fiji’s largest city

55 Word with sugar or candy

56 Past one’s bed­time, say 57 Hot tub fea­ture 60 In­dian tourist desti­na­tion

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