Crossword: ''What Is This?''

Jonesin'
By MATT JONES  |  March 1, 2013

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Across
1 Smoky entree
5 It may be enough
9 Picks a candidate
14 *Phrase once heard before a long beep
16 What "X" may mean
17 *Part of a memorable anti-drug commercial
18 He jumps on turtles frequently
19 Former Texas Governor Richards
20 Karaoke joint, usually
21 Viper relative
23 Unit of resistance
24 Fire, euphemistically
26 *Cliche line from bank robbers
28 Furniture maker ___ Allen
31 Mentalist Geller
32 *Short poem by William Carlos Williams
36 Cyberspace
40 St. Louis attraction
41 Brilliance
43 Up to the task
44 "But you told me that..." retort
46 *1995 hit for Montell Jordan
48 Backtalk
50 Windshield problem
51 *Game show intro
55 Like Boston accents, as it were
59 Fight club?
60 Howard in the director's chair
61 Number cruncher
63 Snitch
64 Tabriz resident
66 *Dignified (but angry) complaint
69 Kenneth and Ashley
70 *Movie with the line "It's such a fine line between stupid and clever"
71 Make into law
72 Sea birds
73 Mumford & ___

 

 


Down
1 Kingly
2 "___ ear and out the other"
3 Dull
4 Leb. neighbor
5 ___ vez ("again," in Spanish)
6 Handy
7 Series set in Las Vegas
8 Lab heaters
9 "Twilight" characters
10 ___ Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg's "Ghost" role)
11 "Dinosaur Hunter" in a Nintendo series
12 Former Secretary of State Root
13 Broadway show with trash can lids
15 Comedian Bud
22 "The Fifth Beatle" Sutcliffe
25 Start seeing a shrink
26 Comparison
27 Military school, with "The"
29 Tilling tool
30 Writer Sholem
32 ___ alai
33 It usually starts with www.
34 Chem., e.g.
35 Small ship
37 "Girls" network
38 Peyton's brother
39 No longer working: abbr.
42 Airline until 2001
45 Bridget Jones or Samuel Pepys
47 List of mistakes
49 Paid athlete
51 Power
52 Actor Zac
53 Florida city
54 Enzyme that breaks down genetic material
56 One of the Muses
57 "Cosmos" author Carl
58 Front porch attachment
61 Quarter, say
62 Painful plays on words
65 Japanese computer company
67 "This American Life" network
68 "Treasure Island" monogram

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