CROSS­WORD

North Bay Nugget - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Weather fore­cast

4 __ crow flies; in a straight line

9 __-boiled; like a 3-minute egg

13 Prickly seed case 14 Overindulge, as a child 15 Un­tainted

16 “Now __ me down to sleep…”

17 Not likely to stum­ble 19 __ Rather

20 Takes on em­ploy­ees 21 Ex­penses

22 Shini­ness

24 File drawer, per­haps 25 Grape­fruit-fla­vored soft drink

27 Rump __; cuts of beef 30 Go __ a limb

31 Hold sway

33 Stylish; trendy 35 Con­tain­ing lit­tle fat

36 Loses hair

37 Maitre d’s of­fer­ing

38 Fi­nal bill

39 Co­me­dian Ko­vacs

40 Toils

41 __ de corps; group morale 43 Break in a kid’s school day

44 Street, to a French­man 45 Sri __

46 Un­dress

49 Pub­lic­ity __; at­ten­tion-seek­ing act 51 Wait­ress at Mel’s Diner 54 Re­hears­ing

56 Worry; fret

57 Pig’s re­mark

58 Hope or Jes­sica 59 __ over; faint

60 Cloth­ing

61 Go into

62 Peeve

DOWN

1 Luau en­ter­tain­ment 2 Red­dish apes

3 At­tempt

4 Lend a hand to

5 “I’ve got __ that jin­gle jan­gle jin­gle…”

6 __ off; left sud­denly 7 Rushes

8 One of Santa’s helpers 9 Par­o­dies

10 Pitcher’s de­lights 11 Gui­tar ridge

12 Allen & Dan­son 13 ebay of­fer

18 Body of wa­ter

20 Brass in­stru­ment

23 Jun­gle an­i­mal

24 Boxer & basenji 25 Auc­tion­eer’s cry

26 Line of peo­ple

27 Carousel or Fer­ris wheel 28 From that time on­ward 29 Goes un­der

31 __ and rave; carry on 32 In­ven­tor Whit­ney

34 Face, slangily

36 Soft cheese

37 Make fun of

39 Burst forth

40 __ away; left

42 Pierces slightly with a pin

43 For­est of­fi­cer

45 Sud­den for­ward rush 46 Catch sight of

47 The Bee Gees, for one 48 __ out; pealed

49 CT or MRI

50 Slight col­or­ing

52 Onion’s cousin

53 Wise as an __

55 Suf­fix for project or in­fant

56 __ mask; win­ter knit face pro­tec­tor

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