The New York Times crossword puz­zle

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - OUR TOWN - By Rich Proulx

Across

1 Chil­dren’s ball

game

6 “Wake Me Up Be­fore You GoGo” band 10 Pre­fix with

-log­i­cal 15 Plants cul­ti­vated for their sap 16 “Hey there” 17 Shown, as

teeth 18 Re­quest for aid

in East Africa? 21 Suit 22 Res­i­dent’s

suf­fix

23 Ones with X-Genes, in comics 24 Fig­ure on the top of Paris’s Notre-Dame 26 Hoosier

hoop­sters 27 Call for cleanup in the Per­sian Gulf?

31 Uses cross

hairs

34 “Traf­fic Cross­ing ___ Bridge” (pi­o­neer­ing 1888 mov­ing pic­ture) 35 Al­ways, to

Shake­speare 36 Be­rate 38 Turk­ish

ti­tle

39 Cut down 42 Sale tag abbr. 43 Word be­fore

school or class 45 Chem. unit 46 Virus car­ried by

fruit bats

48 To be, to

Au­gus­tus 49 Slo­gan for a West African air­line? 52 Shaman, e.g. 54 Smelt­ing

residue 55 Hav­ing a

cor­ner piece? 57 South­west sch. with an en­roll­ment of over 70,000 58 “The ___ of

Ho­race” 62 En­treaty for a spouse’s em­i­gra­tion to Cen­tral Amer­ica? 65 Bowl 66 “Per­haps” 67 No-frills 68 Dom­i­neer­ing 69 “An Inconvenient Truth” nar­ra­tor 70 Church coun­cil

Down

1 Hunky-dory 2 Three-time N.H.L. M.V.P. Ovechkin 3 Road­work

indi­ca­tor

4 Door opener

5 It has its ben­e­fits: Abbr. 6 Tooth­paste

in­gre­di­ent 7 Queen’s

res­i­dence

8 Yes, on board 9 Who shouldn’t “let your ba­bies grow up to be cowboys,” in a 1978 #1 coun­try song 10 Let up

11 Arid 12 Segue

13 Let

14 One in a

mil­lion, e.g. 19 Su­per­model

Ha­did

20 Game played

with 24 cards 25 Kind of spray 26 “My fault” 27 Sub­ject of

fin­ger-point­ing 28 Shield of

Athena 29 Word­less

de­nials

30 ___ Repub­lic, state top­pled in 1933

32 ___ Thomas, en­ter­tainer with a Pres­i­den­tial Medal of Free­dom 33 Tatami ma­te­rial 37 Writer ___ Rogers St. Johns 40 “St. Else­where” ac­tor

Ed ___ Jr. 41 Pe­ter Falk

fea­ture 44 In­ten­si­fies 47 “Great

Scott!”

50 Harry Pot­ter’s

owl

51 Mess up 53 Cos­met­ics brand owned by Revlon 55 At­tempt

56 Poi source 57 Light-years

away 59 An­thro­pol­o­gist

Fossey 60 Opera singer Pinza

61 Email but­ton 63 “I think,” in

texts

64 Short al­bums,

for short

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