Crossword: ''Going Negative''

Totally in denial.
By MATT JONES  |  February 22, 2012

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Across
1 Stations in some labs
4 "Mama's Gun" singer Erykah
8 U.S. Surgeon General under Reagan
12 "Play something better!"
13 Prized cards, to collectors
14 Polite refusal
15 Tip collector
16 Spoiler in a familiar saying
18 "Oh 7, why'd you have to go and eat 9? And 6, did you help 7 out of fear? I'm shocked!"
20 Swamp beast
21 National chain of "bakery-cafes"
22 Caprice
23 Big cheese in Holland
27 Bodily sac
28 "I can see you on a cold day and you're like a cloud...I'm impressed..."
32 Twisted, like a smile
33 Falls on many honeymoon trips
34 Rum ___ Tugger (47-down character)
37 "Hmmm...I'm stumped as to how you landed a role on 'The Addams Family'..."
39 Without leaves
42 Those ladies, in Tijuana
43 Radio choices
44 GM service
47 Chaz's mother
48 "Oh yeah, like I'd ever see a guy with a ruffled shirt and heaving chest in real life..."
53 Ad line spoken while grabbing a box of cereal back
54 ___ Lingus (Irish airline)
56 Year, to Yvette
57 1970s model Cheryl
58 Wu-Tang Clan member
59 Suffix after Brooklyn
60 Lat. and Lith., once
61 Drops in a field

 


 


Down
1 Simple sammich
2 One of a pair of newscasters
3 Group of sisters
4 ___ mi (Vietnamese sandwich)
5 Vicinity
6 Red ink
7 Mil. branch at Lackland
8 It'll floor ya
9 Hawk relative
10 Canadian NHL team
11 Test in H.S.
13 Campus recruiting org.
14 Serpent deity group, in Hinduism (in RUN AGAINST)
17 Quick swim
19 Grave marker
22 Dir. opposite ESE
23 Do some video production
24 Early info-sorting program
25 Mythical giant with 100 eyes
26 Ben Stiller's mom Anne ___
29 "Would You Like to Buy ___?" ("Sesame Street" song)
30 Greek war god
31 Body art, for short
34 It's swiped to check in
35 Command in some games of tag
36 "North by Northwest" film studio
37 Stinging herbs
38 Mayor of Los Angeles, 2001-2005
39 Meticulously-trimmed tree
40 Name
41 They're given in the "Wheel of Fortune" bonus round
45 "Ellen" actor ___ Gross
46 Czech play where the word "robot" came from
47 It left Broadway on Sept. 10, 2000
49 Has dinner
50 Diamondback stats
51 Host Ken of MTV's "Remote Control"
52 Russian fighter jets
55 Like some sugar

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