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CANADIAN CRISSCROSS

- By Walter D. Feener

ACROSS

1. Map of streets and building lots

5. Group on one side

9. Nativity scene

11. Riotous brawl

13. Running shoe

14. Stage for public speaking

16. Engine need

17. Strive to match

19. Item worn around the neck

20. Mix with a spoon

22. Long period of time

23. Use your teeth

24. Muscle to bone connector

26. One learning to walk

27. Doctrine

28. Moth-repellent wood

30. Long-horned grasshoppe­r

32. Ivan the Terrible, for one

34. Beastly home

35. Speak fast and non-stop

38. Garden statuette

41. Rising or falling ground

42. Watch pocket

44. Surface shine

46. Small piece of baggage

47. Family vehicle

49. Lake in Scotland

50. Donkey

51. “Praying” part of a praying mantis

53. Fish eggs

54. A tortoise is one

56. A tern is one

58. Two-dollar coin

59. Season of four weeks before Christmas

60. ___ off (angry)

61. Safecracke­r

DOWN

1. Nutty confection

2. Floral necklace

3. Pimples on pupils

4. Subject

5. Pledge to marry

6. Freedom from discomfort

7. Pretended attitude

8. Cocktail of vermouth and gin

9. Profession­al reviewer

10. Emit lava

11. Repeating geometric pattern

12. Compatible with

13. Prepare a salad

15. Bump into

18. Take a gander

21. Bureaucrat­ic nonsense

23. Sleeping bag

25. Use pointlessl­y

27. Failing to win or lose

29. One living in a dump

31. Chasing game

33. Hockey official

35. Place for hanging clothes

36. Trendy nightclub

37. Travelled by bus

39. Place where a ship can be tied up

40. Take someone somewhere

41. Christmas tree topper

43. Light wood

45. Lose hair

47. Like some chocolate bunnies

48. Poverty-stricken

51. Speeder’s penalty

52. Was charitable

55. Place for a hole in a sock

57. Say “pretty please”

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