Los Angeles Times

CROSSWORD

- Edited By Rich Norris and Joyce Nichols Lewis By Ed Sessa

ACROSS

1 Keepsake containers 7 Biological pouch 10 “I’m up for it!” 14 Change in a big way 15 Santa __ winds 16 Singer Adams 17 World’s largest peninsula 18 Antagonist in many le Carré novels 20 Nemesis 21 Teeny-tiny fraction 23 “Better Call Saul” actress Seehorn 25 Wrigglers sought by snigglers 26 Demean 29 Floating ice hazard 31 Hearing things? 35 Leader of a flock: Abbr. 36 Remote precursor 38 Hooch 40 Sport-__ 41 Oatmeal-crusted treat 43 12 meses 44 Uproarious confusion 46 Places to shoot hoops 47 Big kahuna 48 Jai __ 49 Places, as a bet 51 Signs of the future 53 Those opposing us 55 Counting-out word 57 Seven-sided 61 Saintly glow 65 “Madame Bovary” subject 66 Competitiv­e edge, as illustrate­d in the answers to starred clues from left to right 68 Steady look 69 Bridal bio word 70 Excitedly unwrapped 71 Layer over some cities 72 Mar.-to-Nov. hrs. 73 Genesis follower

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1 __ bisque 2 Mount Olympus queen 3 McGregor of “Christophe­r Robin” 4 Sleeps it off, with “up” 5 Prefix with atomic 6 Circle the rink 7 H.H. Munro’s pseudonym 8 One opening a can of worms? 9 *Telegraphe­d message 10 *346-piece Big Ben, e.g. 11 Paradise 12 Salon treatment 13 Meyers of “Late Night” 19 Have a bug 22 Moroccan capital 24 Gossip columnist Hopper 26 Dutch-speaking Caribbean island 27 Asian palm nut 28 “Plant-powered” hair care brand 30 *Gray wrote one in a country churchyard 32 Tequila source 33 Scrap 34 Puts an end to 37 *Post-apocalypti­c Will Smith film 39 Welles who played Kane 42 What “two” meant to Paul Revere 45 *What makes Guy a guy? 50 Ovid collection 52 “You saved me!” 54 Tipped top 56 Make very happy 57 Fairy tale crones 58 Paraffin-coated cheese 59 “The Godfather” novelist 60 Nureyev’s no 62 On in years 63 Tropical party 64 Chooses 67 Bagel topper

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