Crossword: 'Gee, you're quiet'

Be prepared for the silent treatment
By MATT JONES  |  December 27, 2006

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Across
1 Startled silence
5 It gets you backstage
9 Styling stuff
12 Cookie that turns 100 in 2012
13 Oedipus's father (and murder victim)
14 Memorial Day weekend race, to fans
15 Guy whose job it is to rotate tiny bugs?
17 Kind of boots
18 Counting Crows frontman Adam
19 What a circle with a cross underneath symbolizes
20 Gasoline measurements
23 Lunar features
25 Wisconsin wacko
26 The yellow one, in kid vid
27 It's between Norway and Pakistan in the U.N.
28 Dryer materials
29 It moves when blinking
32 Wagon wheel groove
33 Subject at Wildebeest Elementary School?
35 Bother
36 Sound from a leaking tire
37 Support for the arts?
38 Site of 1993 accords
39 Like crime dramas, often
41 Stiller role in two movies
43 Cure-all
45 Puts more water in the squirt gun
46 Refrain sung with barnyard noises
47 Fresh alternative
49 Leave off
50 The act of grinding your teeth while thinking about comedian Martin?
54 Branch home
55 Good looks sources
56 Andy Taylor's kid
57 Poll response
58 Low numero
59 Sommelier's choices
Down
1 Word after road or blanket
2 Cremains vessel
3 Black, White, or Andaman
4 "Sweeet!"
5 "1 Night in ___" (noted unauthorized sex video)
6 ___ It Cool News
7 Shipping shortcut
8 Borat's home country was once one: abbr.
9 City of little magical creatures near the Arctic Circle?
10 Painter Degas
11 Movie reviewer Jeffrey
13 Enticing sort
14 "___ Man" (1993 rap hit by Positive K)
16 Get the guitar ready
19 "America's Most Wanted" host John
20 Junkyard emanations
21 "The Stranger" novelist
22 Geologist's explanation?
24 "Invasion of Your Privacy" glam-rock band
26 British sailor, in slang
28 Want bad
30 Let the motor run
31 Opportunities, in metaphor
33 Company with TV ads of irritated cavemen
34 G-Funk rapper ___ Dogg
38 Figure in a 1992 "SNL" controversy
40 Blues-rocker Bonnie
41 Hats with tassels: var.
42 Couturier Cassini
43 Flower that's a traditional symbol of China
44 Singer/songwriter Mann
45 Wanders aimlessly
48 Russo of 2005's "Yours, Mine and Ours"
50 USMC rank
51 "___ Escape" (1999 PlayStation game)
52 Game designer Meier
53 "I'll Bet ___ Nice" (Beach Boys song)
© 2006 Jonesin' Crosswords (editor@jonesincrosswords.com)
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