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1965: The first spacewalk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov went outside his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether.

2017: Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storytelle­r who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode,” ”Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over Beethoven,” died at his home west of St. Louis at age 90.

2018: “Black Panther” became the first film since “Avatar” in 2009 to top the weekend box office for five weeks in a row.

ACROSS

1 “You __ lead a horse to

water, but…”

4 Puccini opera 9 Qualified

13 Pout

14 UFO pilot

15 __ for; bought

16 Firefly emanation 17 Abducting

19 Pam Tillis’ dad 20 Headed metal bolt 21 Actress Kirstie

22 Put one’s two cents in 24 Part of a royal flush 25 Furious

27 Gala event

30 Change to make right 31 Sharp weapon 33 Hip-__; Kanye West’s

music

35 Spouse

36 Footwear

37 Frau’s hubby

38 Letter after chi 39 Gushes forth

40 Thing at which you

excel

41 Cleaned fish

43 Sudden disappoint­ment 44 Mr. Caesar

45 Slogan

46 Frequently

49 Loses traction on the

road

51 Maple tree secretion 54 Misdeed

56 __ up; incite

57 All __; listening

58 Small weight

59 Curly cabbage

60 “Auld Lang __”

61 Not as youthful

62 “__ a Wonderful Life”

DOWN

1 Singer Natalie 2 Remorseful

3 Word in 4 U.S. state

names

4 Accepting

5 Tiny fruit

6 “The Far __”; Gary

Larson comic strip 7 Penny

8 Santa __, CA

9 Gifts for the teacher 10 Bondsman’s offering 11 On the __; being risked 12 Jittery

13 “The Wizard of Oz”

production co.

18 __ oneself; worked

steadily

20 Melon shell

23 Forest tree 24 Melodies 25 Skateboard­er’s incline 26 Gather over time 27 Hatfields & McCoys 28 Temperatur­e

regulator

29 Vital vessel

31 Place to keep a lawn

mower

32 “That’s amazing!” 34 __ on; victimize 36 Drove too fast 37 Emcee

39 Injured arm support 40 Is just the right size 42 In __; sort of 43 The Artful __; “Oliver!”

character

45 Chop finely

46 Signs an IOU 47 Become ragged 48 Experienci­ng mixed

feelings

49 “Heart and __”; simple

piano duet 50 Benevolent

52 Feels sick

53 Prefix for med or view 55 Scooby-__; cartoon dog 56 Enjoy a snow sport

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