USA TODAY US Edition

CROSSWORD

- EDITED Erik Agard & Amanda Rafkin BY Erik Agard © Andrews McMeel

HU, YOU KNOW!

ACROSS

1 Hajj destinatio­n

6 Just slightly

10 Warms the bench

14 Opposites of unders 15 Underside of a shoe

16 Food benefits letters

17 Buy another year of 18 Extended family member 20 Respond

22 Pay your ___ 23 Not well 24 Baton Rouge sch. 25 College Board test 27 Hanukkah top 29 Distress signal at sea

30 Poetry’s counterpar­t 32 Noun-forming suffix

33 Like arms after pushups, perhaps 34 “Bet you ___ see that coming” 36 Source of warmth 38 Cheerful

39 Past, present or future 40 Partiality

41 Abu ___, UAE 42 Ga. city

45 “Plus, another thing . . .” 48 Awesome

49 Issa who played a queen on “Sesame Street” 50 “Quiet down!” 51 Has some tibs, say 53 Fights off 55 Entangled, in a way

58 Throws in the trash 59 Ticklish Muppet 60 Went really fast 61 Speak formally 62 Visualizes

63 Appliance at a

pizza place 64 Plains bovine

DOWN

1 Ethical standards 2 Nonetheles­s 3 Population counting survey 4 Word before “cut” or “chief” 5 Right at this very moment

6 ___ Wednesday 7 Bumpy animal 8 Make a reference 9 Decline to decide

10 ID of the form ###-##- #### 11 Event with negative consequenc­es 12 Most towering 13 Says “R-E-S-P-E-C-T,” e.g.

19 Get some mileage out of 21 Uncommon occurrence

26 “___ Morrison: The

Pieces I Am”

28 Not from a big studio 31 Electronic instrument, for short

33 Vice ___

34 Poet Paul

Laurence ___

35 It involves an accomplice with access

36 Not stay out

37 Wheel with

teeth

38 ___ camera

40 Heavily criticizes

41 IRS URL ending

42 Sporting

venues

43 Conversate

with

44 Reduce

46 Wreath of

blooms

47 ___ Domingo, Dominican Republic

52 “Sounds real

believable”

54 Bread that might

accompany kheer

56 Boxing endings,

for short

57 Writing

implement

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