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The Hamilton Spectator - - FUN & GAMES -

Across

1 Con­tended 5 Be­come tire­some 9 Frosted 13 Shawm de­scen­dent 14 Mr. Wiesel 15 Boars and rams 17 Cookie sheets 18 Robins’ beaks 19 Talk ex­ces­sively and point­lessly 20 Heart of the mat­ter 22 Add honey 24 Jockey’s need 25 Coin-slot word 26 In­tel­lec­tual 29 Gets bare on top 31 Ground grain 32 It ends with a punch line 33 Sassy talk 36 Gi­gan­tic bird of myth 37 Gi­ant stele 40 Pin­dar forte 41 NNW op­po­site 42 Busi­ness let­ter abbr. 43 Monas­tic head 45 Yard tools 47 Bright song­ster 48 Tune out 51 Hera’s son 52 Most refreshing 54 Daunt 58 Tiny shrimp 59 Tor­toise ri­val 61 At­tempt to per­suade 62 Oui and ja 63 Mi­cro­bi­ol­ogy gel 64 “Beloved” writer — Mor­ri­son 65 Dry and with­ered 66 Given to eaves­drop­ping 67 Proofer’s word

Down

1 Cast a bal­lot 2 Sa­cred bird of the Nile 3 Vast ages 4 Aban­dons 5 Sketch­ing tool 6 Non-earth­ling 7 Ad — (wing it) 8 Fewer 9 Threaten 10 Gen­tle touch 11 Glad­den 12 Im­pede 16 Dis­patched 21 “Super!” 23 Cun­ning ways 26 Base­ball VIPs 27 Love god 28 Ami­able 29 Nut hold­ers 30 Hav­ing very sim­i­lar qual­i­ties 32 Leap in a tutu 33 Wolf, to Pe­dro 34 God­dess’s statue 35 Seeger or Sam­pras 38 Pedestals 39 Silk­wood of “Silk­wood” 44 Halves 45 Whoop 46 Fa­mil­iar threat (2 wds.) 47 Can­tan­ker­ous 48 Yucky 49 In­jures a matador 50 Squawk 51 Psy­chics may see them 53 Rather you — me 55 Tree an­chor 56 Wind­mill blade 57 Es­cape hatch 60 In time past

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