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TO­DAY’S CROSSWORD

- France · Air France · Madrid · Friday the 13th · Greenland

ACROSS

1 An­i­mal friends 5 Wa­ter­ing spot in the desert 10 Pot­ting medium 14 Oo­dles (2 wds.) 15 Pop­u­lar chip 16 Air France hub 17 De­tec­tive’s find 18 Hon­ored in style 19 Prune 20 Of baked clay 22 “The — Fal­con” 24 Red Sea penin­sula 26 Medieval con­tests 27 — but­ter 30 Com­pre­hen­si­ble 32 Pur­sue re­lent­lessly 33 Sw­erve

34 Notable times 38 Bradley and McBain 39 Dif­fer­ent

42 — — nut­shell 43 Net 45 Norse king 46 “Fri­day the 13th” vil­lain 48 Sheba, to­day 50 Hinge on 51 Shrimp en­tree 54 Big Dip­per neigh­bor 56 Baseball cham­pi­onship 58 Prove more durable 62 Fer­ber or Mil­lay 63 In­ert gas 65 Plain­tive reed 66 Claw or talon 67 Clink glasses 68 Blue 69 Crowd, in Madrid?

70 Short­ens an ar­ti­cle 71 Puppy’s cry

DOWN

1 Rate of speed 2 Wil­cox or Raines

3 Go sight­see­ing 4 Cow­boy gear 5 Dis­please 6 Box­ing lo­cale 7 Con­vene 8 Piece of news 9 Banana split maker (2 wds.) 10 Model’s con­cern 11 Ocean fly­ers 12 Se­lect group (hyph.) 13 Kinds 21 Like Gandhi 23 Mauna — 25 Green­land neigh­bor 27 Po­lite cough 28 Miner’s quest 29 Tousle

31 First name in ex­plo­ration 33 Good­bye, to Gaius 35 Stand up 36 Shortly 37 Grit

40 Put up for of­fice 41 Bail out 44 Pew ad­juncts 47 Some­thing owed, maybe 49 Ecol. watchdog 50 Un­nerves 51 Ex­hausted 52 It re­pels moths 53 Potts or Dil­lard 55 Perch 57 Walked heav­ily 59 Equal to the task 60 Body’s part­ner 61 Of­fice fill-in 64 Moo goo — pan

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