The Mercury News

The Daily Commuter

- Created by Jacqueline E. Mathews

ACROSS

1 Continual noise 4 __ throat; bacterial infection

9 TV’s “Dr. __” 13 Give off, as

fumes 15 Goody-goody 16 Track-and-field

event

17 Source of misery 18 Heeds the alarm

clock

19 Change for a five 20 Glee 22 Probabilit­y 23 Floor coverings 24 Leprechaun’s

cousin 26 Competitor­s 29 Umbrellas 34 Linda Lavin role 35 Became furious 36 Actress MingNa __

37 Use the teeth 38 Challenged 39 Wave movement 40 Sheep’s

comment 41 Encouraged 42 Add a slight bit of

color

43 Couch potato’s

forte

45 Account book 46 __ Padres

National Forest 47 Skimpy skirt 48 “Now hold on a

minute!” 51 Woodworker’s

woes

56 Whole bunch 57 Make joyous 58 Polio vaccine

developer 60 Aggravates 61 Wanderer

62 “To thine own self

be __” (“Hamlet”) 63 Sit for an artist 64 Little night lights 65 __ on; incite

DOWN

1 Winger, to friends 2 Mosque leader 3 Morning hour 4 Bits of holly 5 Shortens slightly 6 Trick

7 Actress Barbara 8 Bugged

9 __ of purchase;

receipts

10 Palm’s location 11 __ tea

12 Not as expensive 14 Sundeck

21 As a __; usually 25 Boy

26 Temple leader 27 Epic by Homer 28 Extremely

important 29 Scrapes

potatoes 30 Elderly

31 __ to; because of 32 Windowsill 33 Look of scorn 35 Dustcloths

38 Bureaus 39 Neatest 41 Family card

game

42 Camp shelter 44 Pass, as time 45 Ocean __;

passenger ships 47 Bishop’s hat

48 Mixer speed 49 Long sandwich 50 Thousand __, CA 52 Cemetery

purchase 53 Volcanic output 54 Hard to find 55 Snail’s cousin 59 Beer container

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