Crossword: ''Come on, get it right!''

Driving grammar purists crazy since, well, forever
By MATT JONES  |  December 3, 2008

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Across
1 Letters seen after forward slashes
4 Hand-rolled dish
9 "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" boat, typically
14 "You're in trou-uh-ble!"
15 Smart and Bond, for instance
16 Classic "Star Trek" crew member
17 Production company behind NPR's "The World"
18 Powerful demon, in Arabic mythology
19 Hat on a chess piece
20 Sex ed subj.
22 Willed gift
24 What the Martian zoo display was down to?
29 Lumber mill cutters
30 ___ acids (main components of proteins)
31 Geologicial time period
32 Funk
35 Mormon church, for short
36 Where culinary newsletters are sent?
39 Lived and breathed
40 "A Death in the Family" author James
41 "___ and the Kings of Spain" (1995 Tears for Fears album)
44 When some evening news is broadcast
46 Separate by cutting off
48 What I hope the gas pills will help stop?
51 Picnic table condiment
52 Chicago-based superstation
53 Recruiter's goal, maybe
57 Blazing
59 Old-school hardcore rappers, for short
61 Parking attendant
62 Passover dinner
63 Portugal's cont.
64 Caffe additive
65 Orange and lemon, e.g.
66 Day getaway, perhaps
Down
1 Doo-___ (a cappella music genre)
2 Devotion
3 Masher's target?
4 Agency that issues numeric ID's
5 Circulation that doesn't sink with gravity
6 It's very alluring
7 Katherine who withdrew from the 2008 Emmy competition
8 "___ Away" (1994 hit for Alice in Chains)
9 "That looks delicious!"
10 Yellowfin, alternately
11 Percentage
12 Otto I's domain: abbr.
13 Feathers partner
21 Simpsons character in a leisure suit
23 Singer/guitarist born Maria Rosario Pilar Martinez Molina Baeza
24 Green Day drummer ___ Cool
25 Barack Obama Chief of Staff Emanuel
26 Get one's first dairy farm experience, perhaps
27 Billy Joel song that starts "In every heart there is a room"
28 Roulette spaces: abbr.
33 Easter egg decorating kit stuff
34 Like beachfront property
37 "Criss Angel: Mindfreak" network
38 "___ it seems..."
39 Route
42 Depleting
43 Former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Dawson
45 List of mistakes
47 Niacin's alternate vitamin name
49 As ___ resort
50 More abundant
53 Home Shopping Network competitor
54 Egypt and Syr., from 1958 to 1961
55 Bullring cheer
56 President pro ___
58 Hosp. areas with restricted access
60 Mrs., in Managua

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