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ACROSS

1 Crumbly cheese in a Greek salad 5 ___ Xtra (Dr Pep­per al­ter­na­tive) 9 World faith founded in Per­sia

14 Fatty in­gre­di­ent in pie crust 15 Rai­son d’___ 16 Warn­ing 17 App cus­tomer 18 Prized black­jack cards 19 Old-school “Cool!” 20 Theme song for “Rocky III”

23 ___ Hawkins of “Li’l Ab­ner” 24 Red wine choice, for short 25 Com­bat sport fought in a cage: Abbr. 28 Height of ex­cel­lence, metaphor­i­cally 33 Com­pany nick­named “Big Blue” 36 Pa­per for jot­ting notes on 37 Lowly la­bor­ers 38 Fea­ture of a 95° day in Phoenix, but not Mi­ami 41 Not out­sourced 43 Singer Mann 44 “No seats re­main­ing” sign 45 “Mom” on a bi­cep, e.g. 46 Han­gover rem­edy in which one con­tin­ues drink­ing 51 Surgery sites, briefly

52 Cry of dis­cov­ery 53 Wan­ders 57 Clas­sic hor­ror tale by W.W. Ja­cobs 62 Wiener top­per that’s “sauer” 64 Com­mon down­town street name 65 Killer whale 66 Like some whiskey bar­rels 67 ___ Do­mini 68 Need for a cash-strapped car buyer 69 “Peace out!” 70 Slumps 71 Bur­den

DOWN

1 Chim­ney pipes 2 Course that’s a cake­walk 3 Out on a limb, lit­er­ally

4 Deft

5 Bog fuel 6 Poi­son ivy re­ac­tion 7 Glided ef­fort­lessly (through) 8 Fa­voritest friend 9 Gun noise 10 Shel­tered, at sea 11 “I know you think this is a lu­di­crous idea, but ...” 12 The “A” of MoMA 13 “Who am ___ judge?” 21 “Bah!” 22 Drop-___ (un­ex­pected vis­i­tors) 26 High-IQ bunch 27 Real es­tate or money in the bank

29 Fuel econ­omy au­thor­ity, for short 30 Ath­letic club? 31 Speed limit let­ters, abroad 32 Pre­fix with clas­si­cal 33 State known for its pota­toes

34 Br’er Rab­bit’s hide­away 35 “Oops, sorry!” 39 “On ___ Majesty’s Se­cret Service” 40 Help-wanted inits. 41 Fury

42 Doze (off) 44 Doo-wop rock band that per­formed in the movie “Grease” 47 Mom, pop and the kids, say 48 Supreme Court jus­tice Clarence 49 Suf­fix with di­rect or de­posit 50 Leave the band to make it big on one’s own 54 Cook’s gar­ment 55 Chi­nese re­gion dubbed the “Ve­gas of Asia” 56 Feath­ered Tchaikovsk­y dancers

58 ___ Lewis and the News 59 Pe­ri­odic Si­cil­ian erupter 60 Piece be­tween a bishop and a queen

61 Son of Seth 62 Flat­tens in box­ing, for short 63 Issa of HBO’s “In­se­cure”

Puz­zle by Michael Schloss­berg

No. 0203 3/9

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