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1 Ex­plo­sions

7 Like the pos­ture

of hu­mans

12 Per­son in a

de­tached state? 13 Hit 2017 Jor­dan

Peele thriller

15 With 25-Down, al­chemists’ quest in a book re­leased on June 26, 1997

17 Of­fice head

18 Money back

19 Ev­i­dence for de­ter­min­ing pa­ter­nity

20 Swear (to)

22 Vic­tory

23 Deadly snakes 26 Units in sta­bles 31 Lion in

“The Chron­i­cles of Nar­nia”

35 Coup d’___

37 En­thu­si­as­tic

38 Al­pha­bet chunk

af­ter D-E-F

39 Col­umn’s

coun­ter­part

40 Spe­cial­ist’s

vo­cab­u­lary

41 Distinc­tive

at­mos­phere

42 Jay once

seen nightly

43 Fund, as a chair 44 Com­ing from

two speak­ers

46 Singer Fitzger­ald 48 Bill who’s a

sci­ence ex­pert 50 Small pro­gram 55 Lawyers’ org.

58 “The Des­cent of

Man” author

61 Wide­spread

62 Star of the film ver­sion of the book ref­er­enced in 15-Across/ 25-Down

65 Com­pa­ra­ble to a

pin, in a phrase 66 Goes “Ah-choo!” 67 Per­sis­tently

tor­ment

68 Crafty per­son

at a wheel?

DOWN

1 Given bene­dic­tion, the old-fash­ioned way

2 Run out, as a

sub­scrip­tion

3 ___ Wed­nes­day 4 Evades

5 Shake­speare’s “The Win­ter’s ___”

6 Hoity-toity

type

7 Self-cen­tered

sort 8 Be in a sorry

state?

9 Bi­b­li­cal verb

end­ing

10 Like vol­ley­ball that’s played jointly by men and women

11 Not go

straight

12 “Cat on ___

Tin Roof”

14 Pas­sen­ger­screen­ing org. 15 Let­ters on a sched­ule mean­ing “We’ll let you know” 16 Went on

dates with

21 What the Ti­tanic

did, fa­mously 24 Fa­ther: Fr.

25 See 15-Across 27 Of sim­i­lar

char­ac­ter

28 Ad­vance,

as money

29 Toy block brand 30 Cold fall

31 Turk­ish

pooh-bahs

32 Open’s op­po­site 33 Aban­doned Euro­pean cap­i­tal

34 Not quite

closed

36 Sol­dier who’s

gone miss­ing 40 Jump

42 Al­le­giance

45 Cause to be

cher­ished 47 Sur­gi­cal knife

49 Ex­em­plify

hu­man­ity, say 51 Con­test award 52 Sub­ject of a

long sen­tence? 53 Let­ters be­fore

gees

54 Golf peg

55 Palin­dromic

Nabokov ti­tle

56 Big party

57 “___ and the

King of Siam”

59 Big stinger

60 Nine-digit fig. on a So­cial Se­cu­rity card

63 Com­par­a­tive

suf­fix

64 Ten­nis um­pire’s

call

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