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USA TODAY US Edition - - LIFE - EDITED Fred Pis­cop BY Patrick Jor­dan

CON­VEN­TION OPEN­INGS

ACROSS

1 Fuss be­fore a mir­ror

6 Tiny ter­rors

10 Walk like a tor­toise 14 Denny’s pa­tron 15 Sub­due by stun­ning

16 Six Cheese sauce brand

17 Tai­lored at­tire

19 Plantation unit

20 Like some grins or winks

21 Put on ice

22 Place for a phone charger

24 Tower of Power mu­sic genre

25 On­line ses­sion

26 Clas­sic Chevro­let

29 An­swer to a divi­sion prob­lem

33 Words of con­ces­sion

34 Fa­nat­i­cal fol­low­ing

35 Bird’s gul­let

36 Teen with black eye­liner, per­haps

37 Works like a dog

38 Buf­falo’s wa­ters

39 Foe of a pro

40 Lab maze scur­ri­ers

41 Went for a spin

42 Strike a chord

44 Served at a tea

45 Silent ap­provals

46 Be ini­ti­ated into

47 Pure as the driven snow

50 Doc­u­ment in es­crow, maybe 51 Re­spond on “Jeop­ardy!”

54 Act­ing too hastily

55 Mi­nor rail­road stop

58 26-Across, e.g.

59 Be a wheel­man for, say

60 Talk show medium

61 Word af­ter Joe or low

62 Wines served with steaks

63 Heap praise on

DOWN

1 Mus­cles above abs

2 Cas­tro of Cuba

3 Tiny, in­for­mally

4 Yan­kee’s crosstown ri­val

5 Get hold of

6 “No cause for worry”

7 Tent stake driver

8 Air pres­sure fig.

9 Two-handed hoops at­tempts 10 Dress re­hearsal, say

11 Be de­fi­cient in 12 Mon­ster in some video games 13 Tune for four hands

18 Like early LPs

23 Feed­ing trough morsel

24 Haute cou­ture event

25 Re­moves from a herd

26 April 1 ex­ploder

27 With­out peer

28 Name in ap­ple­sauce

29 To a great de­gree

30 Rea­son to erase

31 Too trust­ing

32 17-Across ma­te­rial, maybe

34 Check­room items

37 A tar­iff may start one 41 Would-be risk-taker’s ques­tion

43 Petal plucker’s word

44 Haiku writer, say

46 Plays a joke on

47 Seafood in sal­ads 48 Carry in a rig

49 “On the mat­ter of . . .”

50 Like pur­ple hair

51 Opera set in Egypt

52 Pot­ting bag­ful

53 Yachter’s speed unit

56 Grandpa Simp­son

57 Re­pair bill part

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