CROSSWORD PUZ­ZLE

San Francisco Chronicle - - COMICS & PUZZLES - By Gail Grabowski and Bruce Ven­zke

ACROSS

1 Ev­i­dence of fire 6 Phone call en­ders 10 Re­cedes to the sea

14 Piglike rhino rel­a­tive 15 Move like The Blob 16 Strong wind

17 “__ you clever!” 18 Folk­lore meanie 19 Stan on the sax 20 Pro­tec­tion for ex­trem­i­ties dur­ing slic­ing and dic­ing 23 Long-stand­ing dis­pute

24 Go pub­lic with 25 Brew­ery kilns 29 Old-style time­pieces at­tached to vests 33 GI chow 34 Many a re­tired race­horse

35 The “O” in OAS: Abbr.

36 Least dis­tant 40 Com­ing into be­ing 42 Rude dude 43 Travel doc­u­ment 45 Trop­i­cal “con­stric­tor” 46 15-sea­son CBS drama about the FBI’S Be­hav­ioral Anal­y­sis Unit 50 Be­come fran­tic 51 Mead­ow­land 52 Uses a shovel 55 Looks after, as sug­gested by the last word of 20-, 29- and 46-Across 59 “The Thin Man” dog 62 Lacrosse tar­gets 63 Spe­cial­ized vo­cab 64 Null and __

65 Like much tes­ti­mony 66 Word with cir­cle or city 67 Kib­bles ’n Bits com­peti­tor 68 Ag­ile 69 Color­ful mar­ble

DOWN

1 Em­ployee group 2 Curie with two No­bels 3 Speak can­didly 4 Regal realms 5 Art Deco mas­ter 6 __-woo­gie 7 Dan­non prod­ucts 8 Pound who was a friend of T.S. Eliot 9 Tea leaves reader 10 Spi­der’s hatch­ing pouch

11 Main squeeze, in slang 12 Lunch menu let­ters 13 Ut­ters, in slang 21 Earns lots of, as dough 22 Spoils, as a grand­child 26 Clog or loafer 27 Fork-tailed shore­bird 28 Army NCO 30 Nar­row open­ing in a cliff 31 Take the ti­tle 32 High-spir­ited horse 36 Sput­nik let­ters 37 “__ Croft: Tomb Raider”

38 Top Norse god 39 Flight safety org.

41 Tot­ing clubs for a golfer 44 MLB’S Hank Aaron, e.g., in 21 sea­sons 47 Gil­bert and Sul­li­van op­eretta, with “The” 48 Pi­ti­fully small 49 “Burnt” crayon color

53 “__ it, Rover!”: “Fetch!” 54 Keep a mate awake, per­haps 56 Grand­son of Adam

57 One in hand­cuffs, for short 58 Kazan with an hon­orary Os­car 59 Ac­tress Gard­ner 60 Sun, in Sonora 61 Bit of ad­vice

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