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Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Among the 1%, so to speak 5 Classic Pontiacs 9 Playful little one 14 Grant and Carter 15 “Dies ___” 16 Often-consulted church figure 17 It goes in the ground at a campground 19 Muhammad Ali’s boxing daughter 20 Pal, in Paris 21 Coal diggers’ org. 22 “… And God Created Woman” actress 23 Idiosyncrasy 24 Four-wheeled wear 27 Liqueur flavoring 29 They’re dug out of the ground 30 Part of P.S.T.: Abbr.

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31 Former “Entertainment Tonight” co-host 32 ___ artery

35 Tenderized cut of beef 38 Dress shop section

39 Catch some waves? 42 Online exchanges, briefly

55 Like Robin Williams, typically 56 “Ode on a Grecian Urn” poet 59 12-Down, for one 60 Big-eyed birds 61 Many a wearer of plaid 62 and 63 A-number-one 64 Coops

Down 46 ___ Chaiken, co- 1 Machine gun sound creator/writer of “The L Word” 2 George Harrison’s 47 “Huh … what?” autobiography reactions 3 Pessimistic 51 Beaut disposition 52 Baseball 4 Fair Deal pres. brothers Joe and 5 U.S. base in Frank Cuba, informally 53 ___ pro nobis 6 Large fishing net 54 Non-revenue7 State tree of generating ad, Illinois, Iowa and for short Maryland 8 Witness PREVIOUS PUZZLE 9 Ethiopia’s Haile ___ S N I D E S A L E N O R S E E M I T 10 Fictional reporter Kent E H I L L L A S H 11 New Balance R I S E F I L E competitor D T H E C O R N E R 12 Hitter of 511 career home L A N E runs S P L I T L A R A 13 Rambled on and T H E H O R I Z O N on R I T U E A T E N 18 “Positively!” O L M N 22 Baseball H E C O U N T E R brothers George D O U L A M E A and Ken I G H T U N S E E N 25 “Get back, ___ D E A R T O R S O … Go home” A R N E S T Y E S (Beatles lyric)

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26 Not even, as a leaf’s edge 28 Tanker or cutter 32 Adorable ones 33 Leaning 34 Author Roald 36 Doesn’t do 37 Not fall behind 40 Jennifer of “Friends”

41 Meals 42 Luggage attachments 43 Unification Church member 44 Added assessment 46 Writer Dinesen 48 Pickling need

49 Macy’s competitor 50 ___ & Young, big name in accounting 56 Offering on Monster.com 57 Be in debt to 58 “I know what you’re thinking” skill

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