Let­ter Per­fect

ZOOMER Magazine - - ZOOM OUT BRAIN GAMES - BY BAR­BARA OL­SON

ACROSS

1 Arc­tic marsh­land 7 Ticked off 11 “Pla­toon” set­ting, for short 14 As it hap­pens (un­like CBC’s “As It Hap­pens”) 15 What Nalox­one can pre­vent 17 Bound for the Mar­itimes 19 U.S. worker’s da­tum 20 It’s a stretch, usu­ally 21 Bank opener? 22 Hall­mark of­fer­ings 27 “___ gra­tia ar­tis” (MGM’s motto) 28 Egg from a French hen? 29 Is­land cam­pus in a prov. cap­i­tal 32 A good ear, for a mu­si­cian, e.g. 34 Holy city of Iran 37 37°C is a nor­mal one 41 Some freight trains 42 Prayer be­gin­ning, per­haps 43 Pre­fix with -pe­dia or -me­dia 44 Privy to the prank 45 “Let It Roll” rock­ers 47 Pack­ing it in, busi­ness-wise 53 Long­est Swiss wa­ter­way 54 8 on the Peace Tower 55 “Life ___ High­way” (Tom Cochrane) 58 Made-for-the-oc­ca­sion cock­tails 63 Much de­spised thing 64 High re­gard 65 Ottawa NHLer, for short 66 Like a bikini of song 67 Stuffily old-school

DOWN

1 ___ scale (hard­ness gauge) 2 Fem­i­nine ones, in Québec 3 Teen talk, of­ten 4 A lit­tle but­ter? 5 More wicked 6 Cana­dian film awards, pre-2012 7 “Me too” 8 Pre­fix mean­ing “egg” 9 Back but­ton on a re­mote 10 West end? 11 Cause of suf­fo­ca­tion 12 Var­ied, as choco­lates: Abbr. 13 The­o­ren Fleury’s her­itage 16 Af­ter­noon cof­fee choice, maybe 18 Intl. clock stan­dard 23 Not fit for a prude 24 Snooped (around) 25 Grandpa Wal­ton ac­tor Will 26 ___ deal (bar­gain with) 29 Van. cam­pus with a branch in Kelowna 30 ___ Trapp fam­ily 31 Fin­gers, or fin­ger­prints 32 In the com­pany of 33 Stan­ley Cup Play­off seas. 34 Part of a Québec who’s who? 35 “Nanu nanu” sayer’s ori­gin 36 “Don’t ask ___ haven’t the fog­gi­est” 38 Singer Ten­nille 39 For­ward­think­ing Musk 40 ___’clock (1400 hours) 44 “Did you get the email ___?” 45 Flipped-over LPs 46 Prob­lem for a non­drinker 47 Do­mini­can dwellings 48 “Hey, Good Lookin’” singer Frankie 49 Church keys? 50 It’s blocked by sun­block 51 Amelia Bedelia spe­cialty 52 Yearned (for) 56 Surf­board fin 57 “With God ___ wit­ness” 59 Pa­cific tuna 60 New Year, in Hanoi 61 Sounds from a Toast­mas­ters new­bie spe­cialty 62 Judge Lance or skater Mi­dori

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