The Columbus Dispatch

CROSSWORD NO. 2

- By Brooke Husic and Wendy L. Brandes

ACROSS

1 Having the means

5 DEF lead-in

8 Bathtub part

13 Some “Downton

Abbey” attendants

15 Karen Lynch of

CVS, for one

16 Salary increase

17 Sauce brand whose name translates to “you’re welcome”

18 Entered the race

19 Fund

20 *Beneath a bit of

muesli?

23 Stay ___ (don’t

move)

24 Barbecue coating

25 Slot machine lever

26 On vacation

29 *One who walks around spraying people with a garden hose?

33 Top-tier

34 At a reduced price

35 Unattribut­ed, for

short

38 Cul-de-___

40 Chandler of “Friday

Night Lights”

41 Like some car

windows

44 Fish with a brook

variety

47 *Place to shed layers at a Zoom nightclub?

51 Venmo funds to

52 ___ Spiegel (German news magazine) 53 “___ never too

late ...”

54 “Terrif!”

56 *Egg dish that makes people fall in love?

59 Type of headache

62 ___ Lankan

63 Boxer Ali with a

24-0 record

64 Think the world of

65 Bit of wordplay

66 Shaped like a

parenthesi­s

67 Its chemical formula hints at the letter change behind each starred clue’s answer

68 Texting format, for

short

69 Citi Field team

DOWN

1 Really energize

2 Bailey’s circus

partner

3 Verbally

deceived

4 Living on the ___

5 Cirque du Soleil

stars, e.g.

6 Boyfriend

7 Lauren of “Laguna

Beach”

8 “You could never!”

9 Rave’s partner

10 Assistance

11 One-on-one

situation in b-ball

12 Never seen

before © 2021 ANDREWS MCMEEL SYNDICATIO­N.

14 Horse color rhyming with “moral”

21 “___!!! on Ice”

(anime series)

22 “... ish”

26 Just fine

27 Tumbled

28 Like a giveaway

30 Large Starbucks

size

31 “Cool beans!”

32 Invite as a plus-one

for

35 Resting on

36 Activist Simone

37 Exclusivel­y

39 Dried fruits that might sweeten a salad

42 Software buyer,

often

43 Profound

45 Name that sounds

like a car

46 Disney villain inspired by the drag queen Divine

48 Potato chips, to a

Londoner

49 Workplace

50 Whac-a-mole

whacker

55 Moccasin

decoration­s

56 Relative of a

remedy

57 Snare or bongo

58 Barn’s location

59 Understood

60 Journalist Wells

61 Last but ___ least

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