Crossword: ''Two-Card Studs''

Pretty pathetic poker pairs
By MATT JONES  |  September 12, 2012

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Across
1 Words before "friends" or "careful out there"
7 "___ Carter" (Lil Wayne album series)
10 "Don't let your boss catch you watching this" acronym
14 Common baseball situation
15 Hua ___ (Thai beach resort)
16 Glow
17 Categorize
18 Summer hrs. in South Carolina
19 Air quality problem
20 A pair of cards reduced to a fine powder?
23 Six, to Italians
24 Make ___ of (write down)
25 Sphere in a scepter
28 A pair of cards, a few hours from now?
33 Tic-tac-toe line
34 Chinese restaurant general
35 "Video Games" singer ___ Del Rey
36 GI's stint peeling potatoes, for example
39 Hauled in
41 Idle who performed in the 2012 Olympic closing ceremonies
42 ___ in "Oscar"
45 Wall St. worker
46 Pair of cards with unreasonable aspirations?
51 Lucy of "Elementary"
52 Singer Guthrie and street skater Eisenberg
53 "Weetzie Bat" author Francesca ___ Block
55 Pair of cards that are...a pair of cards?
60 Tara in the tabloids
62 "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" star Vardalos
63 Like many modern-day pirates
64 Start the pot
65 "Srsly?!?!"
66 Assent to the captain
67 "Naked Maja" painter
68 Prop for a ball
69 Malaria-carrying fly

Down
1 A bunch
2 Follows
3 Boston Red Sox song covered by the Dropkick Murphys
4 Chimney sweep's grime
5 ___ Khalifa (world's tallest building)
6 "I'd Rather Go Blind" singer ___ James
7 Popular wedding website, or what's tied at a wedding
8 Grotesque
9 Like some security software
10 Poet Ogden ___
11 Redundant count
12 Round 'do
13 Move like a happy hound's tail
21 Half-___ (coffee mix)
22 Toothpaste variety
26 Actress Russo
27 Singer Paisley
29 Certify, with "for"
30 Abbr. on a business card
31 Reply to a liar
32 Excuse
36 Totally awesome
37 Toyota hybrids, jokingly
38 Lack of cohesiveness
40 Boat with two elephants
43 Ever
44 Room for carry-ons
47 Item held by Karl Lagerfeld
48 That, in Tijuana
49 It includes the Braves and Phillies
50 Old sitcom character Dobie ___
54 Engulfed in flames
56 Mental concoction
57 "The City ___ War" (Cobra Starship song)
58 They may get moved to the attic
59 Captain Hook's mate
60 Disreputable newspaper
61 "Achtung Baby" co-producer Brian

 

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