South Shore Breaker

I’LL BE A MONKEY’S UNCLE

- By Barbara Olson © Classicana­dian Crosswords

ACROSS

1 Admit guilt, with “up”

5 Steal ___ (smooch on the sly): 2 wds.

10 Spots to stop for the night

14 Texter’s “as I see it” 15 Lean-eating Jack of verse

16 Water under the drawbridge

17 Largest allotment: 2 wds.

19 Minor land mass? 20 Canadian director Atom

21 “... a ___ ‘clock scholar”

23 Cathedral in Cambridges­hire, England 24 Event where arguments and swearing are heard

25 Just terrific, with “the”: 2 wds.

27 Able to see, hear, feel, etc.

29 Riyadh resident 30 Coercion one may be “under”

34 Its relative maj. key is F

35 Mixed up mess: 2 wds.

39 Have a long face 40 Not as taxing

41 The end of ___: 2 wds.

43 Fluffing hair using a comb

48 They’re very scarce, in a saying: 2 wds. 52 As ___ as a judge 53 Nabokov heroine 54 Peas for a peashooter, say 55 Doddering 56 School unit

58 Kids’ game with string: 2 wds. 60 Talking doll’s word, perhaps

61 “... had a farm, ____” 62 What a horse rider has in hand

63 “And another thing ...”

64 Part of Freddy Krueger’s address 65 Hook’s sidekick

DOWN

1 “Mignon” beef cuts 2 Successful refugee claimant

3 Clear and certain winner

4 Girls’ names meaning “wisdom”

5 Part of CAA : Abbr. 6 Speed meas. 7 Hopping mad 8 Delhi wrap: Var. 9 Old British guns 10 “___ little teapot ...” 11 Teeny tiny insects 12 Got 100% on the test: 2 wds. 13 Doesn’t go out: 2 wds.

18 Leafy side dishes 22 Green-lights 25 Quippy Yogi 26 Zippo

28 British subway, casually

31 Doubly wide shoe sizes

32 Says, Biblically 33 ___-Ball (arcade game)

35 Fait accompli, informally: 2 wds. 36 Welcoming gesture: 2 wds.

37 Berlin natives: Abbr.

38 Longest river in B.C.

39 Gandhi’s title, meaning “sage” 42 One-time link 44 Underwater sound detectors 45 Oft-abbreviate­d footnote

46 Canadian feminist Mcclung

47 Sixties slopes sensation Nancy 49 Guest introducer, often

50 Paperless post 51 Pole where an eagle might sit

55 Get off ___ free 57 ___ Tse-tung 59 Female sib

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