Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend

Word Puzzle

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ACROSS

1 Technique providing percussion with a string note 9 Character in “The Iliad” but not “The Odyssey”? 14 Summer

pick-me-up 15 Use as a bed 16 Spicy

Mexican food 17 Extract metal

from

18 Surg. sites

19 Ivy near an

Acela stop

20 Ado

21 Big rings

23 NBA writer Zach 25 Question of

method 26 Durango, por

ejemplo 28 Crudely built

city?

31 Many of today’s

pro athletes 34 Total area? 35 Result of an

imagined draft

36 Gum with Ice and Fire varieties 37 Riverbed deposit 41 B. A. Baracus portrayer 42 Warning accompanyi­ng a link 45 Ideal spots 46 Doomed 16thcentur­y force 49 Criminal charges 51 Bon _ _

52 Pressly of “Mom” 53 Subdivisio­n

showcase 55 Jeanette’s “Macbeth”

(1948) co-star 56 Lenses 57 Touch-and-go 58 Blessings

DOWN

1 Makes a point? 2 Unleashes on 3 Big letters in security services 4 Is far from a good sport 5 Perennial #1 NCAA football team since 2008

6 Even slightly 7 Fifth-cen. pope called

“The Great” 8 Monkey’s do partner?

9 As well

10 Long way to go? 11 Look here! 12 Depression­s

13 _ _ Jamison, one of two NBA players with 20,000+ points who’s not in the Hall of Fame

14 “From your mouth to

God’s ears”

20 Rears

22 Feel bad about 24 Succeeded in

27 1992 Mamet drama

29 Three-time

WNBA MVP 30 Synagogue text 32 Performs surgery on, in a way 33 Cambridges­hire cathedral city

34 Like a sure thing 35 Company founded in 1939 as Auto Avio Costruzion­i

36 Key of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto 38 Submission to a radio station, briefly 39 Garden guardians

40 Will of “Blue

Bloods”

43 Ice cream alternativ­e, casually

44 Moved between

banks, maybe 47 Berserk

48 Refuse

50 Amps (up) 53 Once-big storage unit that’s now quite small

54 Farm female

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