Edmonton Journal

UNIVERSAL CROSSWORD

- Three-Way Switch by Alan Levin, edited by David Steinberg

ACROSS

1 Stingray feature

5 React to the alarm

9 Necessity

13 Unencumber­ed

14 Type of theater at a science museum, perhaps

15 Roping and riding competitio­n

16 Disaster relief org.

17 Soccer star born Edson

Arantes do Nascimento

18 It may be obtuse

19 Joint operations

22 Imaginary line that Earth spins around

23 Adjust the pitch of

24 Mexican foods associated with Tuesday

28 Richard’s predecesso­r in the White House

32 30.48 of them fit in a ft.

35 Makes up ground

37 Constructi­on workplace

38 Joint operations

42 Rural real estate unit

43 Startle

44 Fooled

45 Oppose

48 Home of the Blue Light Special

50 Cookie that’s a Hydrox imitation

52 Farm’s bounty

55 Joint operations

60 Peninsula crossed by Lawrence of Arabia

61 53-Down highlight

62 Partners of carrots

64 Barista’s creation

65 “When they made you, they broke the ___” 66 Irritates

67 Romantic flower

68 Put some chips in the pot

69 Firstborn son?

DOWN

1 Texter’s closest buddy

2 Concert venue

3 Big name in home sales

4 Michael Jackson hit featuring Eddie Van Halen on guitar

5 Completely erase

6 Gold Card co.

7 Leafy green

8 Put forth, as effort

9 Rubbish

10 Outer limit

11 Snaky swimmers

12 Bambi’s mother is one

15 Like the Pacific Northwest, for much of the year

20 “Killers of the Flower Moon” tribe

21 ___-de-sac

25 Lid

26 Olive and corn products

27 Chips or cookies, say

29 Kitchen timer sound

30 “A Man Called ___” (2022 film)

31 Settle in like a bird

32 Martial artist Jackie

33 Shiny mineral

34 Agile

36 Con game

39 Strike a chord

40 Time period

41 Concert souvenirs, informally

46 Nickname for Schwarzene­gger

47 Vote of support

49 Imaginary line at about 23.5 degrees latitude

51 First U.S. president born after 1946

53 Musical drama

54 Former White House press secretary Jen

55 “Bye,” in Bologna

56 Uninvited picnic guests

57 Age following Bronze

58 River sediment

59 “Smooth Operator” singer

60 35 mm camera type

63 IRS form ID

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