CROSS­WORD

SWAMPY SOUNDS

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ACROSS

1 Ex­act dou­ble

6 No-good­niks

10 Night­club in a Manilow tune 14 Bird that said “Nev­er­more” 15 Buf­falo’s waters 16 Bush 43’s “___ of evil”

17 Fields of ex­per­tise 18 Friend of An­dro­cles 19 Hec­tic places at stock ex­changes

20 Two-thirds of MMA

23 For­est fe­male

24 “Shine,” in brand names

25 Por­cu­pine or wood­chuck

27 Many a bodega pa­tron

31 Out to lunch, so to speak

33 Gisele Bund­chen or Heidi Klum, to fash­ion­istas

34 Get wind of

36 Name­sake of an on­line list

40 Bikini Atoll’s place

43 Mas­ter­work in St. Peter’s Basil­ica

44 Word be­fore duck or ex­cuse

45 Brewer’s pur­chase

46 Earned a score­card “E”

48 Made fur­rows in

50 Al­ter­na­tive to a hair weave

53 AFL merger part­ner

54 Mat­ter­horn, e.g.

55 World leader born Josip Broz

62 Fat-re­moval pro­ce­dure, for short

64 Li­ba­tion of fer­mented rice

65 Did high-tech surgery on

66 “As ___” (let­ter clos­ing)

67 Red­ding who wrote “Re­spect”

68 Make im­prove­ments to

69 Novi Sad na­tive

70 In­cu­ba­tion site

71 Monopoly stack

DOWN

1 Study in a hurry

2 “Doc­tor Zhivago” hero­ine 3 No longer hap­pen­ing

4 Un­like Os­car Madi­son

5 Many a Naval Academy grad­u­ate

6 String quar­tet mem­ber

7 Coloratura’s de­liv­ery 8 Paris-based fash­ion la­bel 9 Nis­san of­fer­ing since 1982 10 Salary ceil­ing 11 Rust or lime 12 Rock climber’s spike

13 Cash or real es­tate

21 Lei Day greet­ing

22 San Diego’s lo­cale, for short

26 En­er­getic sort

27 Like wilted cel­ery

28 Much-hyped berry

29 Gave way, like a seam

30 March­ing to­gether

31 Some all-you­can-eat fare

32 Like a goody two-shoes

35 Fan­ning of “Malef­i­cent”

37 Chew like a

25-Across

38 Not lif ting a finger

39 Tav­ern sign abbr.

41 Bull seal’s cows

42 Brown­ish photo tint

47 Lo­gi­cian’s forte

49 Hung in the ham­mock

50 Fish sto­ries

51 An­tipasto morsel

52 Bunk bed half

53 Place for toys or trea­sure

56 As­sign stars to, say

57 Does a Su­per G

58 Un­likely to bite

59 “Gotcha”

60 Have an in­cli­na­tion

61 Tri­fecta fig­ures

63 Scepter’s part­ner

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