The West Coast Wire

WAIT, THERE’S MORE

- By Barbara Olson © ClassiCana­dian Crosswords

ACROSS

1. “___ in the Family” (Farley Mowat book)

5. Theda who played Cleopatra

9. “I’m Not in Love” band (3,2)

14. Child’s cry on a swing

15. Palindrome’s lead-up to “saw Elba” (3,1)

16. Cheering loudly, as a stadium crowd

17. Nothingbur­gers (3-6)

19. Pot at a poker party

20. “Dear ___ Madam...” (3,2)

21. Socially isolate

23. Super impressive quality

25. Word in many ranch names

26. Philip of “Kung Fu”

27. Garage worker: Abbr.

28. Click-and-mortar biz (1-4)

30. Elbow-benders

32. Text for a diva

35. Age unit equal to a dog’s seven (5,4)

38. Voicemail back-and-forth (5,3)

40. Skydiver’s mantra, maybe, for short

44. ___ coming (deserved) (3,2)

45. Vessel near styrofoam cups

48. This or that: Fr.

49. Be human, in a way

50. Room temperatur­e readers

54. Nasty situation, slangily (3,5)

56. Withdraws dependency

57. Lead-in to -porosis

58. Off-the-wall

61. Lechy looks

62. Alta. campus on the Oldman River (1,2,1)

63. Tab next to File, often

64. “So ___ to offend ....” (2,3)

65. “Split” parts of hair

66. Knocks, as on a window

DOWN

1. Possess

2. List of prominant people (4,3)

3. Apt to go easy on

4. Ones with a view to the future?

5. “Another Bud, bud” (4,2)

6. “Prince Valiant” prince

7. Do another sun lamp stint

8. Cause of a rift among churchgoer­s?

9. Breaks for a cuppa (5,3)

10. ___ Brockovich (Julia Roberts title role)

11. Stoic reply to “Does it hurt much?” (3,1,3)

12. Beeflike hybrid

13. Jon of “Two and a Half Men”

18. “Va-va-___!”

22. Grenoble, France’s region

23. Smallish batteries

24. Flashy brilliance

29. “It’s worth ___” (1,3)

31. Wearing loafers or pumps, say

33. Once-while link (2,1)

34. Old-style “Whaddya know!” (2,3)

36. Per-piece price (4,4)

37. “Give ___ beat, boys, to ...” (“Drift Away” lyric”) (2,3)

38. Sentence segments

39. Two fives in craps (4,3)

41. “Our home and native land” song (1,6)

42. Spilled a secret by accident (3,4)

43. Tie-breaking periods, for short

46. Spiked wheels on boot spurs

47. Weather vane foursome, initially

49. Virus named for an African river

51. Happen next

52. Lookout’s mission, for short

53. Alberta town famous for its corn

55. Prefix meaning “blood”

59. TV’s “Mayberry ___”

60. Captain saluters: Abbr.

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