Crossword: ''Letters entertain you''

No theme, just sweet, sweet vocab
By MATT JONES  |  December 17, 2008

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Across
1 Makeshift hiding place during a sleepover
11 Word after floor or fluorescent
15 Pretty good (but not great), as chances go
16 Figure skater Kulik
17 White as a sheet
18 Tom and Katie's kid
19 Salem, Massachusetts' county
20 Type of band with a clarinetist
22 She predated 41-across
23 Jungfrau, e.g.
26 Take in
27 Meditation syllables
28 First Lady between Lou and Bess
30 ___ card (removable mobile phone storage unit)
33 How the Utne Reader is published
35 Drive-___ window
36 Sequential
37 They emit light and radio waves
40 "___ and the Real Girl" (2007 movie)
41 Israeli Prime Minister who resigned in 2001
43 "Able was I ___ I saw Elba" (notable palindrome)
44 Type of arrest
46 Pablo Neruda poem
47 Anti-apartheid party, for short
48 Sneaky
49 Heal, like broken bones
50 Hardcore genre
54 Curriculum ___ (career summary)
55 Town near Ventura, California
56 Without identification
60 Comet component
61 With no difficulty
62 One of two on a car
63 They can be caused by a vitamin K deficiency
Down
1 Ride that's transparent and bulletproof
2 Busy learning during the day, perhaps
3 Minimalist's motto
4 It's a little over 61 cubic inches
5 Dark form of quartz
6 "Huh?!?," in Internet shorthand
7 Org. with a refinancing program to help victims of subprime mortgages
8 Goblinlike Tolkien creature
9 Stink up the joint
10 Punk rocker with the backup band The Pharmacists
11 "Mephisto Waltz" composer
12 Grad
13 Boggy earth
14 Boxer shorts quantity, even though it's just one
21 Bud's spot
23 Old, in German
24 "The Elements" satirist Tom
25 Bud
28 Defensive position
29 Cold medicine brand introduced in 1968
30 Manson Family victim
31 Sterilized food, in a way
32 Athos's gang
34 Restricted hosp. areas
35 Org. that restricts liquids on flights
38 Saddam's son
39 "Cop Rock" network
42 Computer storage units, for short
44 It includes the brain and spinal cord (abbr.)
45 Word yelled on a set
47 Double-jointed, maybe
49 "Roots" surname
50 "Have you ___ second?"
51 Mythological name on a cleaning bottle
52 Catch, like a criminal
53 Part of A.D.
54 Poison container, maybe
57 Rapper with a 2007 feud against Bill O'Reilly
58 Unlock, to some poets
59 Athletic org.

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