Crossword: 'Conventional labels'

They make it easier to meet and greet
By MATT JONES  |  July 5, 2006

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Across
1 Band with the 1991 album "Schubert Dip"
4 Book about AA's founder, at the convention?
8 One fifth of one quarter
14 Fraternity letters
15 "Gotcha"
16 Where chat rooms are found
17 Chaim Potok book, at the convention?
19 Streisand TV special, at the convention?
20 Composer Debussy
21 Harold Ramis, in "Ghostbusters"
23 Derek and Diddley
24 Oregon, once: abbr.
25 Cattle rancher's tool
26 Game that involves a rope and a wrench
27 It goes away when you stand
28 1998 Ken Loach movie, at the convention?
30 Holes in a shoe
32 Giant gains?: abbr.
33 Late son of Bill Cosby
35 Pinocchio's protrusion
36 Rap persona, at the convention?
38 World Cup shout
40 Without ___ (doomed)
41 Show that once featured Julia Louis-Dreyfus: abbr.
44 Crack the code
46 Primus song, at the convention?
47 Distance runner Sebastian
48 Singer James or Jones
49 Actress Russo
51 David Beckham fan, often
52 "Take On Me" group
53 ___ mojado ("Wet floor," on some signs)
54 Half-assed response
56 2004 A.N. Wilson novel, at the convention?
58 Phrase that's seen on each conventiongoer's nametag
60 Steamy
61 Art ___
62 Gnarls Barkley member ___-Lo
63 Richards of "Wild Things"
64 NBC sitcom, at the convention?
65 Charlemagne's domain, for short
Down
1 Right down to the last detail
2 Give a red herring
3 When played with Cs, they create dissonance
4 Word with blue or flu
5 Winter vacation destination, perhaps
6 See 36-down
7 Part of an old voting machine
8 Spaghetti western comedy, at the convention?
9 ___ instant
10 Household stain remover sold on TV
11 ___ 'n Bits dog food
12 Along the way
13 Doesn't buy
18 It's north of Afr.
22 Calls it a day
25 Members of a litter of pigs, maybe
26 Over-satisfy
28 Grape or strawberry
29 "From now ___ call the shots"
31 Done
34 Suffix meaning "sorta"
36 With 6-down, frozen dessert brand
37 "Simpsons" character in an arranged marriage
38 1991 #5 hit for Oleta Adams
39 Ring shape in UFC fights
41 "Saved by the Bell" dork
42 More like a jet taking off
43 "Hmm, I wonder..."
44 Grammatically incorrect word with "wheeled"
45 Funky R&B song, at the convention?
50 ___ plume (pseudonym)
51 Ask for, as a cigarette
53 Luau spreads
54 Growth in profit: abbr.
55 Lock-up, in Liverpool
57 "Is ___, Lord?" (disciple's query)
59 Senate vote

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