PWJ - PAINWeek Journal Vol 9, Q1 | 2021

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By Wendy Caster

PAINFUL PEOPLE (THE WOMEN) Across 1. FORMER MAINE SENATOR OLYMPIA 6. Types of computer ports (abbrev.) 10. Without ice 14. Spanish appetizers 15. Waterproof cover 16. It’s a lake and a county and a city and a canal 17. Happening 18. PULITZER-PRIZE-WINNING POET 2 0. It follows Mardi Gras 21. Element 75, also known as Re 22. ___-Lorraine 24. Bunches of dancers 2 8. Stop 32. Footwear brand 33. Seeker of gold 37. Singer-activist Simone 38. Rim 39. ____ Foods 4 0. Singer-songwriter DiFranco 41. When King Lear gives away his kingdom 43. Occasionally 4 6. River through Paris 4 8. Get close to again 49. Search for 51. Empty, as in the eyes of a drunk person 55. Recluse 59. Tiny spider relative 6 0. “POPULAR” SINGER KRISTIN 63. Capital of Ghana 6 4. Affectation (as in, “Put on ____”) 65. In addition 6 6. Los Angeles basketball player 67. Just 6 8. Dutch cheese 69. “STRANGER THINGS” ACTRESS MILLIE BOBBY ____ Down 1. Inscribed pillar 2. Belly button 3. Unlocks 4. Job hunters used to read them in newspapers 5. Superlative suffix 6. Home of the Great Salt Lake 7. Ditto 8. ___ Mawr College 9. Leave

10. The first lunar phase 11. Poet’s palindromic preposition 12. Not feel well 13. ___ Aviv 19. Not theirs 21. Hemmed again, perhaps 23. Comprehensive Education Plan, in brief 25. Dickens’s ___ Heep 26. Type of pasta 27. Struck down 29. Gods’ blood 3 0. HARRIET BEECHER ____ 31. TV actor Michael of “Murder, She Wrote” 33. Ripple 34. Graduate school in Houston, in brief 35. Chose to contribute to a 401k, for example 36. Go back on 42. Passionate 44. Indian stew

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45. Part of a trolley 47. French bread 5 0. North American flycatcher 52. Michael Moore documentary on the health care industry 53. Scatter 54. Long (for) 56. Vulcan mind ____ 57. “____ Wonderful Life” 58. Not us 6 0. Engine part 61. Rush 62. To do this is human 63. Priestly garment