To­day’s Crossword

The Mercury News Weekend - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Lo­gi­cian Tur­ing 5 15-Across

pro­tag­o­nist 11 HMO group 14 Try out, briefly 15 1986 sci-fi se­quel 16 Ex­ist 17 Give it the old

col­lege try 19 Spray __ 20 It’s no exit 21 Start of a cheer 22 Await judg­ment 23 Woman in the

Book of Ruth 24 Sail­ing pro­noun 25 “Much ap­pre­ci­ated,”

in Mu­nich 26 Aligned 27 Bench­marks on the

way to mas­tery 29 Pigs out (on) 30 One may be rolled

out in a sta­dium 31 Plenty 32 Lip-thrust­ing look 33 NYC part 34 Make even smoother 37 N.W.A rap­per __-E 38 Posed 41 “Please don’t ex­pect

any more from me” 43 Co­me­dian Daniel 44 Start of an old

late-night in­tro 45 Day­break de­ity 46 “It’s __ than I

thought” 47 Noth­ing like

wet­lands 48 Screech __ 49 Gar­den of Eden

pro­tec­tor 50 Car­pet fea­ture 51 See 40-Down 53 Phillies’ div. 54 Ef­fec­tive deal maker 55 Amazes 56 Eight min­utes of the

aver­age sit­com 57 Puts up 58 “Hey, you!”

DOWN

1 Expand, as a res­i­dence 2 Con­duc­tor Bern­stein 3 Lovey-dovey 4 Generic 5 Fil­ing aid 6 Down with some­thing 7 Mrs. Lovett’s busi­ness in Broad­way’s “Sweeney Todd” 8 Im­posed 9 NBA cen­ter __ Kan­ter 10 Fashion ini­tials 11 Pur­ple shade 12 Like a bar free-for-all 13 Email­ers 18 Old U.K. record la­bel 22 Lux­ury watch brand __ Philippe 24 Data­base func­tion 25 Rail against 27 Cat­alo­nian ar­chi­tect An­toni __ 28 See 12-Down 30 “Hamilton” got 11 32 Trimmed 33 Or­ange tu­bers 34 “Rude Boy” singer 35 May birth­stone 36 1981 Bill Mur­ray mil­i­tary com­edy 37 Small-headed? 38 Sad sub­jects 39 Takes over the du­ties of 40 With 51-Across, Si­na­tra clas­sic, and a hint to com­plet­ing three puz­zle an­swers 42 What di­ets and beau­ti­cians may prom­ise, with “a” 43 It cov­ers the end of the foot 46 “__ cares!” 48 No­bel Peace Prize city 49 Hubs: abbr. 51 Ger­man I 52 Fore site?

Puz­zle by Brian Her­rick 1/4/19

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