South Shore Breaker

B IS FOR BABY

- By Barbara Olson © Classicana­dian Crosswords

ACROSS

1 Ring sparkler

4 ___ point (centre of attention)

9 Allow in

14 Parliament­ary pro

15 Not get nabbed by 16 Asian weight units 17 Comic strip snore, in the U.S.

18 All-white cetacean: 2 wds. 20 Young salamander­s 22 Filling station fuels, to a Brit

23 Useless do-nothing: 4 wds.

26 Australian boot brand 29 Former TV “Dragon” Kevin

30 Provincial bird of Nova Scotia

33 Twitter posts

37 Walk stealthily 38 Aykroyd/belushi musical duo: 2 wds.

41 Canadian jazz diva Diana 42 Cuts at an angle

43 Hot dish in Mexico 45 Earned after deductions 49 “The Racer’s Edge” additive

50 Extra reward on a quiz, say: 2 wds.

54 Wallin and Anderson 57 Radar’s quaff on “M*A*S*H”

58 Cyclical economic pattern: 3 wds.

62 Pen end?

63 ‘50s Ford flop

64 It comes straight from the heart?

65 Island, in the Gaspésie 66 “I don’t ___ respect” (Dangerfiel­d quip); 2 wds. 67 Absorb, as gravy; 2 wds. 68 Half of Cdn. postal codes

DOWN

1 Garden party shelter 2 Stunning sight 3 Rendezvous request: 2 wds. 4 Wiarton Willie’s mo. to appear

5 Chihuahua cheer

6 Guilt, to Gaius

7 Challenge to ___ (fight à la knight): 2 wds.

8 Doesn’t have a ___ stand on: 2 wds.

9 “... one and ___ ...” (band leader’s count): 2 wds. 10 Willy Wonka’s creator Roald

11 Tailor with a tape, say 12 Bad beginning?

13 “The Wasteland” poet’s initials

19 Redblack’s Ontarian foe, for short

21 Cake decorator’s tool 24 “Animal Farm” penner 25 Science Guy Bill, et al. 27 There are three in goggles 28 Rip off, in politicall­y incorrect slang

31 Lug like a sack of spuds 32 Reform Party co-founder Manning

34 Shoreline recession 35 “Uno” + “due”

36 Part of the U.S.S.R.: Abbr. 38 Misbehavin­g child 39 “What’cha knowin’” addressee in “Feelin’ Groovy” 40 Bills featuring Viola Desmond

41 Goldsmith’s meas.

44 Mr. Scrooge, for short 46 Classy cravat clasp 47 Surround in a saintly glow

48 Verb ending 2-pointers in Scrabble

51 ___ the hills: 2 wds. 52 “Star Wars” home of Jar Jar Binks

53 Take by force

55 Mass agreement? 56 Opposite of “bueno”

58 “I ___ to differ”

59 Words written on a Grecian urn

60 Disco ___ of “The Simpsons”

61 Activate an iphone icon

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