Chicago Sun-Times

PATTERNLES­S CROSS­WORD

- Fort Knox · Uruguay · California · Jason Mraz · NBC · Wall

ACROSS

1 One may be Grade A 4 Pageant prize 9 Verde or roja

dip

14 Call out

15 ___ nerve (retina-brain con­nec­tor) 16 Truck at­tach­ments for win­ter 17 *Tra­di­tional Easter meal (no­tice let­ters 4to6) 19 Cary of “The Princess Bride”

20 Fort Knox bar 21 Wither­spoon of “Walk the Line” 23 Oo­long, for ex­am­ple 24 Moor­ing place 25 *Brahma or Devi (4 to 7) 27 Bat­ting po­si­tion 29 Con­cert tour worker 30 Stud lo­ca­tion 31 Hold the floor 35 Word be­fore “money” or “crop” 36 *2010 act that gave cov­er­age to mil­lions, in­for­mally

(4 to 6)

39 Not pass, in school 42 Teaser ad 43 Shop ap­pli­ance, briefly

46 Tak­ing

Rx drugs 49 Con­tents of a help­ful col­umn 51 *In­ten­sive care en­clo­sure

(4 to 7)

55 List element 56 Un­cle, in Uruguay 57 Texas city whose name is Span­ish for “flat” 58 Peter out 59 The March King 61 Cer­tain spy, or a hint to the starred answers’ in­di­cated let­ters 63 More refined 64 Mer­chant group 65 Ad­dams cousin 66 Bal­ance sheet plus 67 Buenos ___ 68 Old game con­sole

DOWN

1 It may be lu­nar or so­lar 2 Ital­ian dessert that’s sim­i­lar to sor­bet 3 Work­out para­pher­na­lia 4 Ba­sis for a law­suit 5 Wall St. launch 6 Video game pioneer 7 Ready for bak­ing, like dough

8 Took steps 9 Olympic swim­mer’s wear, per­haps 10 More than most 11 Good time to dig for clams 12 Honey­bunch 13 Tested, as an ore sam­ple 18 Brought into the world 22 Cal­i­for­nia’s Big ___

25 Wife of Zeus 26 “At ___!” (stand­ing or­der, in a sense) 28 Corn holder 32 Elec­tric gui­tar need

33 Roof sealant 34 En­vi­ron­men­tal­ist’s pre­fix 36 Cassini of fash­ion

37 She loves, in Latin

38 Retina cell near a cone 39 Place for a pedi­cure 40 On edge 41 Ja­son Mraz hit that spent 76 weeks on Bill­board’s Hot 100 43 A,B,C,D,Eor K 44 Trans­par­ent sheet 45 Gets set? 47 Head out 48 NBC sketch show 50 Vague sense 52 Subarc­tic for­est 53 Bored feel­ing 54 Po­lite re­fusal 58 States fur­ther 60 “We’ll ___ about that!” 62 In­fant fol­lower?

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