Crossword

No. 0505

Times Standard (Eureka) - - CLASSIFIED­S - Edited by Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Strip bor­der­ing Is­rael and Egypt 5 An­ti­dote 9 Up to now 14 Boat­loads 15 “Now!,” in an or­der 16 Ex­u­ber­ant cry 17 Rid­dle-de-dee: What is it that the more you take, the more you leave be­hind? 19 Soup eater’s sound 20 ___ po­si­tion 21 Laugh­fest 23 Galena and spha­lerite 24 Wheel tooth 26 Place to con­duct a pa­ter­nity test 28 Ac­tiv­ity on a school play­ground 32 Things tinier than minis 35 What’s flicked from a cig­a­rette 36 Prime min­is­ter be­tween Cameron and John­son 37 Czar called “the Great” 38 Se­verely cut, as prices 41 Amer­i­can Im­pres­sion­ist Mary 42 Greet­ings 43 Class­room temp 44 Thanks­giv­ing day: Abbr. 45 In­vite on a date 46 Pur­veyor of drug para­pher­na­lia 49 Dresser 51 Assent­ing vote 52 Swab­bie’s liquor al­lot­ment, once 54 ___ of pas­sage 56 Writ­ing in a blue book 60 ___ ark 62 Rid­dle-de-dee: What asks no ques­tions but must be an­swered? 64 Worker for a TV sta­tion or a mag 65 Ink car­tridge color 66 “You said it!” 67 One of the Kennedy broth­ers, fa­mil­iarly 68 De­tained 69 Trees used for archery bows

DOWN

1 Fish­ing hook 2 Sooth­ing oint­ment 3 ___ suit 4 Go on the of­fen­sive 5 Si­amese or Per­sian 6 ___-friendly 7 Dou­ble-quick 8 Printer brand 9 “Six-pack” mus­cles 10 Ones per­form­ing alone 11 Rid­dle-de-dee: What’s light as a feather but can’t be held for long? 12 Brontë hero­ine 13 Nightly bu­gle call 18 Neat­nik’s op­po­site 22 Where the Rays play 25 Pro­fes­sional poker player, e.g. PUZZLE BY LEE TAY­LOR 27 Don’t be­lieve them! 28 Buck­wheat por­ridge 29 St. Kitts and St. Vin­cent 30 Rid­dle-de-dee: What’s clean when black and dirty when white? 31 Lit­tle chap 33 Maker of Weed B Gon 34 Ex­er­cise that tar­gets the 9-Down 39 Cast (off) 40 Word af­ter half or happy 41 Mae­stro’s wave of a ba­ton, say 43 Sleep, in­for­mally 47 Low-pitched 48 Walk with a swing of the hips and shoul­ders 50 Let­ter af­ter gee 52 Flier in a black cloud 53 Got trans­ported 55 Air­line to Ben Gu­rion 57 “That’s ___ nerve!” 58 With a clean slate 59 Yearn­ings 61 One lurk­ing in the shad­ows 63 Bring to a close

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