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ACROSS

1 Hor­i­zon­tal pieces cov­er­ing joints, in ar­chi­tec­ture

8 Team that last won the World Se­ries in 1979

15 An­cient Greek land that fought Sparta

16 Weaver of Greek

mythol­ogy

17 Some farm

ma­chin­ery

18 To the point

19 Per­sonae

non gratae

20 Gets in on

the game

21 Must pay

22 Often-re­peated

line

23 Cup hold­ers

25 Things you must

choose, it’s said 26 Sort

27 Lose-lose

29 Span­ish mu­ral­ist

José María ___ 30 In­fre­quent

end­ing for URLs 31 Sign of age

35 Part of a watch that holds the face’s glass cover 37 ___-dieu

41 Like hip­pies,

by na­ture

43 Thick­en­ing agent

in cook­ery

45 Se­ri­ously hurt

46 Re­cip­i­ent of a Mailer-Dae­mon no­tice 47 Saucy

name?

49 Even­tu­ally

50 Gives

mean­ing to

51 Slip­pery

52 Puerto Ri­can home to the Western Hemi­sphere’s largest ra­dio te­le­scope

53 Open to

ev­ery­one

54 Sides of

blocks

55 Cor­pus Christi,

e.g.

DOWN

1 Shooter’s tar­get

in soc­cer

2 Pas­sage be­tween

build­ings

3 Gather with dif­fi­culty

4 “Un­der­stand?” 5 Brain­storm

6 Bleach­ers

blaster

7 Un­wel­come

come­back

8 Ama­zon ro­dent

9 Ath­lete among

athletes

10 Harangue

11 Dé­cor fea­tures 12 Heraldic em­blem of Scot­land 13 Guar­an­tor 14 Over­look, as a fault 24 Not wasted 25 “L’Ar­lési­enne” suite com­poser, 1872 28 1975 Best Mu­si­cal, with “The” 31 Open-sided shel­ters 32 Dis­tracted, maybe 33 More se­vere 34 “Evita” lyri­cist 35 It may be a

write-off

36 Mis­sis­sippi River

ex­plorer

37 Tur­pen­tine is

dis­tilled from it 38 Philip­pine strong­man ___ Duterte

39 Be­come slip­pery,

in a way

40 Heart­felt

42 Kind of roast

44 Singer Clark

48 Baja bears

49 Places where black-eyed Su­sans grow

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