Crossword: ''You can look it up''

Eight entries from eight decades of the OED.
By MATT JONES  |  October 1, 2008

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Across
1 Go away
7 Booker T. & the ___
10 Frantic way to run
14 "Roundheads" leader Cromwell
15 Shade tree
16 Placed horizontally, with "down"
17 *Dilapidated old vehicle (1929)
18 "O Sole ___"
19 Actress Bancroft
20 Aerial skateboarding maneuver
21 *Ride on a lightweight two-wheeled vehicle (1944)
23 552, to Nero
25 How some descending lists are sorted
26 "The Pit and the Pendulum" author
28 ___ de mer
30 *Chickpea and sesame spread (1955)
34 *Intimidating psychological ploy (1963)
36 Cardio-boxing routine
37 Bullring cheer
38 Enzyme type
41 Author Deighton
42 "24" protagonist Jack
44 *Drinking game involving cups and a table tennis ball (1972)
46 *Educated, well-paid professional (1984)
48 Decade divisions: abbr.
49 What separates Romeo from Juliet?
50 "___, meeny, miney, moe..."
52 Beliefs
54 *Coffee shop with access to the Internet (1994)
58 Last check box option, sometimes
62 WWI spy Mata
63 Pub pintful
64 *Paper puzzle usually involving a 9x9 grid (2004)
65 55-down students, slangily
66 Road map lines: abbr.
67 Apple music service
68 Measurement represented as '
69 Grab a plate
70 Picture-taking word
Down
1 Martial arts school
2 Israeli airline
3 Aspirin form
4 Stayed away from
5 Drive away
6 Give it a go
7 Short note
8 Showiness
9 Like good landings
10 Its state flag is a red X on a white background
11 "Pedi's" mate, in day spa lingo
12 Swine sound
13 ACL's locale
21 Dolphins' home
22 Computer networking device that may be wireless
24 Large-screen film format
26 Rice side dish: var.
27 Outdo
29 ___ example (acted as a role model)
31 Honeydew, e.g.
32 Pipe section under a sink
33 Dance partner?
34 Techno musician born Richard Melville Hall
35 More gruesome
39 Eagle's nest
40 Meeting of U.S. Congress: abbr.
43 Certain type of fencer
45 Late
47 Put in a crate
51 Host city of a 1945 "Big Three" conference
53 Delta opening
54 "Top ___" (Bravo reality series)
55 Alma mater of five U.S. presidents
56 It may be covered in a white moldy rind
57 Music gathering, perhaps
59 Sharpen
60 Supplements, with "out"
61 Misleading trick
64 Word often seen in square brackets

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