CROSS­WORD

USA TODAY International Edition - - LIFE - EDITED Fred Pis­cop BY Gail Grabowski

FI­NAL RE­MARKS

ACROSS

1 Pro­vide a fake al­ibi for, say 5 Tree com­mon in Hawaii 9 Gar­licky pasta sauce

14 Pull up stakes, to a Re­al­tor 15 Sword with no cut­ting edge 16 Self-ev­i­dent truth 17 “One more thing . . .” 18 Sign of re­morse 19 Per­fect Sleeper brand

20 Poker face 23 Round Ta­ble ti­tle 24 “The best is ___ to come”

25 Put a nick in 28 Catch a cat­nap 31 Words on a candy heart

36 From the top 38 Tailor’s line 40 Black Sab­bath’s genre 41 Com­pany’s profit-and-loss re­port 44 Pre­fix mean­ing “nerve” 45 Shore­line phe­nom­e­non 46 “Othello” an­tag­o­nist

47 Full range 49 Source of many tweets

51 “Oh, brother!” 52 S&L of­fer­ing 54 Pewter com­po­nent 56 Place for liq­uid funds

65 Serve from a tureen 66 Spread­sheet filler 67 “So that’s it!” 68 Tree with catkins 69 Ob­sta­cles to team­work 70 For­mer press sec­re­tary Spicer 71 Toys with spools 72 Bar or­der, with “the” 73 Goofs up DOWN

1 Many a Syr­ian

2 Christ­mas or­na­ment 3 De­signer Schi­a­par­elli 4 Pixar char­ac­ters 5 Banned-for-life base­ball great 6 Roof’s top point 7 Clear a hur­dle 8 Full of good cheer 9 Solve a cross­word in a wait­ing room, say

10 For­mer mates 11 Voice of the Ap­ple Watch 12 Fic­tional Kansan ca­nine 13 Neigh­bor of Ye­men 21 Nanny’s off­spring 22 “A mouse!” 25 State known for lob­sters 26 Ac­quire forcibly, as land 27 Shorten fur­ther 29 Citrus shav­ing 30 En­joy left­overs, say 32 Trucker’s rig 33 Ket­tle emis­sion 34 Ja­panese comics style

35 John on a three-year farewell tour 37 Was decked out in 39 Whipped up 42 Names, in­for­mally 43 Le­gal prece­dent set­ter

48 Pre­fix with an­gle or cy­cle 50 Quirky habit 53 World’s longest moun­tain range 55 As­sault on the ears 56 Mod­el­ing medium 57 Sym­bol in re­li­gious art

58 Swirling cur­rent 59 Egyp­tian por­trayed by Liz 60 To­tally in­fat­u­ated 61 Mi­nus­cule par­ti­cle 62 App down­loader 63 Within walk­ing dis­tance, say 64 Bills pic­tur­ing Hamil­ton

© An­drews McMeel 11/9

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