Crossword: ''Early and often''

An election selection.
By MATT JONES  |  October 29, 2008

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Across
1 Broadband Internet alternative
4 Words after "spring" or "take"
9 "Blue Ribbon" beer
14 Kwik-E-Mart proprietor
15 ___ loading (marathon runner's strategy)
16 Kona greeting
17 LINE 1
20 Chips, elsewhere
21 Piercing site
22 "Bali ___" ("South Pacific" song)
23 Weird Al's Star Wars parody of a Kinks song
24 What to do in one of the three circled squares
28 Exhibit
30 Like WWE wrestler Umaga, by birth
34 Defunct space station
37 Egg-shaped
40 "Fiddler on the Roof" character
41 LINE 2
44 Mild cigar
45 Video game plumber
46 They appear before U
47 Kawasaki competitor
49 Traveler's stops
51 How to decide which one of the three circled squares to fill in
54 "Moby-Dick" captain
58 Scatter seed
61 D.J.'s dad, on "Roseanne"
62 University of Maine town
63 LINE 3
68 Frozen food or cereal, e.g.
69 2008 Olympics protesters
70 Funny or ___ (humor website)
71 Foul (up)
72 Kind of question with a 50-50 answer
73 "___ Blues" (song written by John Lennon)
Down
1 Bugs' pal/antagonist
2 Former veep Agnew
3 Shocking, like tabloid news
4 Takes to the stage
5 Fond du ___, Wisconsin
6 The end of an ___
7 "Li'l" comic strip character
8 George Eastman's camera company
9 ___ thai
10 Chicken ___ king
11 This and that
12 Stadium to be replaced by Citi Field in 2009
13 What's seen when ice skater Babilonia hails a cab
18 Of which there are way more than seven in the world
19 Some nest eggs
24 Step in a chess game
25 "If man makes himself ___ he must not complain when he is trodden on" (Immanuel Kant)
26 With "The," magazine described as "the flagship of the left"
27 "Uncanny" superhero team
29 Laugh from the Green Giant
31 Finito
32 Affirmative votes
33 ___ earnings (phrase used when comparing a current and upcoming paycheck)
34 Cruise's "Magnolia" costar
35 "Lost ___ Mancha" (2002 documentary)
36 Wander around
38 Food Network's "Barefoot Contessa" host Garten
39 Greek architectual column style
42 Cafeteria holder
43 Weasel cousin
48 Automaker with the tagline "Vorsprung durch Technik"
50 Indian wrap
52 Live it up
53 ___ Rock Pete (Diesel Sweeties character)
55 Coat that covers your head: var.
56 Photographer Leibovitz
57 Participant in a historic 1899 war or rebellion
58 Attempt
59 2004 swing state
60 African American Studies scholar Cornel
62 Director Preminger
64 "Ooooooohhh.... On the ___ Tip" (platinum 1992 album)
65 "Yeah, like that'll ever happen" laugh
66 Baby doctors: abbr.
67 What brave people use to fill in crosswords

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