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CROSSWORD

GREENBACKS

- EDITED Erik Agard & Amanda Rafkin BY Rachel Fabi

ACROSS

1 Pesky pests

6 “All the Stars” singer 9 Fireplace residue 12 “The ___ does not exist”

13 “I’m standing right here!”

14 The second “L” of lol 16 Nimble 17 “Nobody Love” singer

19 Fix illegally

20 Pic

22 Banish 23 Historical periods 25 Sounds of hesitation 26 Fast-paced two-player card game

27 Wins over

29 Thermal protection

for a diver

32 Jellyfish habitat

33 Softest mineral on

the Mohs scale

34 “Native American ___: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science” (Kim TallBear book)

35 Mysterious fairy

tale setting

40 Routing

prepositio­n

41 Eat a meal

42 Dove’s sound

43 Give for protection

45 Colorful play area

49 Sobbed

50 Road repair goo

51 Delicate fabric

52 Marinated Filipino dish

54 Striped predator 56 Cancel 57 Citrusy soda flavor 59 Verb on a campaign sign 61 Cracked open 62 Malevolent

63 Filmmaker Jordan

64 Boxer Wolfe who appeared in “Wonder Woman”

65 Supreme being

66 Fathered

DOWN

1 Gave the stink eye 2 Non-rolled sushi dish 3 Friends, in Spanish 4 “It Ain’t Over ___ It’s Over” 5 Staircase part 6 Hockey attempts 7 Any number minus itself

8 “What ___ doing here?!”

9 Annie Murphy’s “Schitt’s Creek” role 10 State of being alone

11 Body of a ship 13 Molecules are made of them 15 Color changer 18 Didn’t freak out

21 In favor of individual agency

24 Accessory for a

Brownie

26 Important component of activism

28 Learn more about

29 Ball of paper or

gum

30 Outs’ opposites

31 Palindromi­c bit of

ink

33 Golf peg

35 12/31, e.g.

36 Author Anais

37 Eartha Kitt’s

“Batman” role

38 Explosive

letters

39 Word after “cinnamon” or “Tootsie”

44 Newly

invigorate­d

45 Breakfast roll

with schmear

46 Cheese sometimes served with saag 47 Pointy frozen mass

48 Messaged with

thumbs, perhaps

50 Meek

52 Pie ___ mode

53 ___ vu

54 Early DVR brand

55 PR workers, for

short

58 Relay portion

60 Floral garland

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