Crossword: ''It Takes a Village''

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By MATT JONES  |  February 1, 2013

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Across
1 That is, to Nero
6 "All-American Girl" Margaret
9 Elite U.S. Navy squad
14 It's struck from a book
15 "Whadja say?"
16 2005 "Survivor" locale
17 Big book of stories
19 Sean of the "Lord of the Rings" series
20 He's always dropping dishes?
22 Peppermint Pattie brand
23 Gargantuan Brit. lexicon
24 Uneventful
26 Nick at ___
29 "Sands of ___ Jima"
32 Komodo dragon or Tasmanian devil
36 Ore-___ (tater tots brand)
37 Bedroom area that's useful to have around?
39 ___ Wafers
41 Constrictive critter
42 Sci-fi author Asimov
43 He has a corny sense of humor?
46 Deadlock
47 Dutch beer
48 ID-assigning org.
49 Chip's pal
50 "The Kids in the Hall" bit
52 Blue ball on the table
54 Fashion legend Christian
57 Guy who trimmed Dad's beard?
63 Texas A&M athlete
65 Doesn't lose it
66 Crosses (a river)
67 One of seven: abbr.
68 A few extra pounds
69 Pecan and walnut
70 Torn of "Men in Black"
71 It follows either word in the four long answers
Down
1 Apple on a desk
2 Short name for Boone or Webster
3 Query to Brutus
4 Average fool
5 Things out of reach?
6 Neapolitan layer, for short
7 Laurie on "House"
8 "I just remembered..."
9 Detoxifying place
10 Top vs. bottom-seed shutouts, for instance
11 Low choral part
12 Grizzly's hangout
13 Destroyed a destroyer
18 Actress/model/socialite ___ Hearst-Shaw
21 Griff and D's Public Enemy cohort
25 Recording studio sign
26 Silent killer?
27 Turn of phrase
28 Peace conference events
30 Liberty's org.
31 Reasons for insoles
33 Mazda model
34 "Garfield: ___ of Two Kitties"
35 School for French students
37 She portrayed Kahlo
38 Thanksgiving items
40 Biker's exit line
44 Go berserk
45 Date on some food packaging
49 The back, in medical textbooks
51 Weapon often seen on "24"
53 Nest residents
54 Nutty
55 Composer Stravinsky
56 Shrek, e.g.
58 Spittoon noise
59 Org. for seniors
60 "On & On" singer Erykah
61 MIT grad, maybe
62 Hazard for a hull
64 Ending for heir or host

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