TO­DAY’S CROSSWORD

San Francisco Chronicle - - COMICS & PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Dull, as a color 5 Pro­ton’s place 9 Ebony 14 Opera by Verdi 15 Feng — 16 Ea­gle’s nest 17 Very hot days 19 Espresso with milk

20 That girl’s 21 — An­ge­les 22 Make rough 24 Um­pire 27 Lodg­ing place 28 “Norma —” 29 Baby soother 31 Fr. holy woman 34 Boat crane 37 Called, as an owl 39 Dis­mounted 40 Ex­pressed amaze­ment 41 For­mer Ital­ian money 42 Speak­ers’ re­mu­ner­a­tions 44 Geisha’s place 45 “Mal­colm X” di­rec­tor 46 Ne­fer­titi’s god 47 — de plume 48 Out­stand­ing 49 Sorted 53 Brash song­ster 57 “— a deal!” 58 S&L of­fer­ing 60 As—— (usu­ally) 61 Knacks 64 Golf and bridge 65 Co­ral habi­tat 66 Low­est high tide 67 Com­mence 68 No prob­lem 69 Ten­ta­cles

DOWN

1 Run 100 me­ters 2 Kitchen tool 3 Honor greatly 4 Type of cookie 5 On the beach 6 The ones here 7 Not just mine 8 Catchall gp. 9 Scales

10 Pick up 11 Sculp­ture and dance 12 Quote 13 Ra­zor-sharp 18 Turf grab­ber 23 Fixed a squeak 25 Cer­tain corn chip 26 Writ­ing on glass 30 Type of rug 31 Lux­ury liner 32 Pre­fix for “tril­lion” 33 Utopia 34 Wonka’s creator 35 Herbal balm 36 Wall climber 37 Ir­ri­tated

38 Vise rel­a­tive 40 Tom Mix movie 43 Most risque 44 Tilt­ing match 47 In­form

48 More skill­ful 50 Cer­e­monies 51 Light­weight quilt 52 Stargaze 53 Bouts of overindul­gence 54 What Ham­let smelled (2 wds.) 55 Ari­zona city 56 Press one’s luck 59 Sa­cred snakes of Egypt

62 Pod con­tent 63 One, in Oax­aca

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