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Across

1 “And there you have it!” 9 Small ammo 15 1999 pre­quel that grossed over a bil­lion dol­lars, fa­mil­iarly 16 Ob­scure knowl­edge 17 Iran-con­tra busi­ness 18 Chucks 19 Cut 20 Things to 19-Across 22 Helps in a way one shouldn’t 23 Tw­erps 25 “If I were a bet­ting per­son, I’d say …” 27 Play with strings 29 Tries to win 30 Hoe­down par­tic­i­pant 31 In­verse func­tion in trigonom­e­try 33 Things non-PC peo­ple buy? 34 Sym­bol for a mem­ber of Anony­mous 37 Things of­ten found by the dessert ta­ble 38 Dated women? 39 Down 40 It changes one’s per­spec­tive 41 Buck ___, first African-Amer­i­can coach in Ma­jor League Base­ball 44 Time off for an N.F.L. team 46 One let­ter of “NATO” in the NATO al­pha­bet 48 Lo­cale for much of “The Da Vinci Code” 49 Ara­bic name that sounds like a re­ply of agree­ment 53 Rocker Gramm of For­eigner 54 Omi­nous part­ing words 56 “To­day” co-host be­gin­ning in 2007 58 Book of se­lected texts 59 Fre­quent lo­cale in the comic strip “Andy Capp” 60 Things hashed and mashed, in­for­mally 61 Places for night­stands

Down

1 Lin­tels, e.g. 2 Black­smiths’ wear 3 Chuck­le­head 4 Chuck­le­head 5 Catch a wave, in a way 6 Con­cep­tion 7 About 8 Dec­o­rate el­e­gantly 9 “Enough of this!” 10 Pre­pares, in a way, as chicken 11 Sources of la­bor pains? 12 Re­ally en­joy one­self 13 Kind of mind 14 Cur­tain dec­o­ra­tions 21 Longhorn ri­val 24 Ap­peals to a higher au­thor­ity? 26 Play­ground re­tort 28 Big name in dig­i­tal se­cu­rity 29 User-ed­itable in­ter­net pages 32 High-class 33 High points 34 Where the rules are un­clear 35 Be mal­nour­ished 36 Some hol­i­day dec­o­ra­tions 37 Plug-in point 40 ___ ape (gib­bon) 42 Dig­i­tal stor­age ser­vice 43 Who wrote “He who knows oth­ers is wise; he who knows him­self is en­light­ened” 45 “Salomé” play­wright 47 Eas­ily fooled sorts 50 “Grand, un­godly, god­like man,” in lit­er­a­ture 51 Ex­clu­sive 52 No longer anony­mous, for short 55 Hosp. parts 57 But­ter­fly ___ (fish)

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