The Mercury News Weekend

Today’s crossword

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ACROSS

1 Tammany Hall

caricaturi­st 5 Nursery buy 10 Trade jabs 14 Accurate 15 Discontinu­e 16 100 centavos 17 Zeus’ nickname for his relentless­ly tenacious wife? 19 Rowing exercise

targets

20 Gunk

21 “Ciao __”: longrunnin­g cooking show

23 Ginnie __:

investment­s 24 Feasts

26 “What else do you expect from the god of the Underworld”? 31 1970s first family 32 Partner, often 33 At the moment 34 Major employer 35 Feast where the

Haggadah is read 36 Penny-farthing,

for one

37 Vow avowal 38 Milky stones 39 What “x” may

mean

40 Allows Persephone’s mother to compete in a marathon? 43 Windblown silt 44 Purges

45 Honda model 48 Keaton role in

“The Founder” 49 Uneven do 50 How Spanish fighters refer to the Greek god of war?

56 Prefix for an

assistant

57 __ All: car care

brand

58 2000 candidate 59 Tip-to-tip measure 60 Fills to the gills 61 Microsoft browser

DOWN

1 __ degree

2 We may precede

it, but I can’t 3 Big __

4 Ceylon gunpowder container

5 Go downhill fast 6 Obey

7 “Way cool,

dude!”

8 GI entertaine­rs 9 One who has all

the luck? 10 Amount of vermouth in a dry martini

11 Ring out 12 Piedmont wine

region 13 “Brooklyn NineNine” detective Diaz

18 Beech and

peach 22 Something shed 23 Burrowing rodent 24 Marginal

drawings

25 Use money to

make money 26 Multitude 27 Sparkles

28 Bad blood 29 T-Rex on a

Monopoly board 30 Sources of

Roquefort

31 Fall flat 35 Fighter’s training apparatus 36 1996 Robin Williams comedy, with “The”

38 Gas leak tip-off 39 Small combos 41 L’Oréal’s “Because We’re Worth It,” e.g. 42 Bloopers

45 Nile serpents 46 Dry and crack 47 Delevingne of

“Suicide Squad” 48 Macramé basic 51 Business card

letters

52 Bird on Australian

coins

53 Towel holder 54 Indoor rower, for

short

55 Go out with

 ?? By Robin Stears ?? 1/1/21
By Robin Stears 1/1/21

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