Crossword: ''The Future Is Now''

... And they got it wrong
By MATT JONES  |  March 5, 2010

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Across
1 What writer Malcolm Peltu predicted could "cross a busy highway without being hit" by 2010
6 Heavy falling sound
10 Green living prefix
13 Verdugo of "Marcus Welby, M.D."
14 Bar mitzvah dance
15 Fetal position?
17 Guilty pleasures
18 Phil of poker
19 Daredevil Knievel
20 Acronym used a lot by Rachael Ray
21 Malaria-carrying fly
23 Peyton Manning's brother
24 2016 Olympics site
25 With "The," country that's already a U.S. state by 2010, in the 1968 novel "Stand on Zanzibar"
27 Panama currency named for an explorer
29 Impressionist painter Mary
30 Classical architecture style
32 Chips to play
33 Manned space mission that gets carried out in the 1984 movie "2010"
39 Actress Turner
40 "I won't ___ guy who doesn't own a toolbox" (Kristy Swanson quote)
41 Electronic device
45 Villain's evil laugh
49 Online world where people live and pay taxes in 2010, according to Tom Clancy's "Net Force" series
51 On the ___ (fleeing)
52 Silent ___ (presidential nickname)
53 Visually finds
54 Sitcom with a famous Turkey Drop episode
55 Director Reitman
57 "___ be easy"
58 Ex-UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-___
59 Drowsy
60 Fox comedy with Jane Lynch
61 Sedan named for an Italian city
62 Badminton divider
63 The "Big Board," on Wall Street
64 Its cause is what rocket scientist Robert Truax predicted would be found and corrected by 2010 
Down
1 Studio feedback
2 Singer Newton-John
3 "Just chill, OK?"
4 "___'Clock Jump" (Count Basie song)
5 Prof's helpers
6 Aptly-titled 2009 Michael Jackson documentary
7 Run-down abode
8 Pertaining to pee
9 Place for a manicure and seaweed wrap
10 Lamb's mom
11 Written agreement
12 Brunch dish
16 Sore from walking
21 Ex-UN Secretary-General U ___
22 They're shorter than LPs
25 Eeyore's pal
26 Biblical prophet
28 Clumsy oaf
31 Fish and chips fish
33 Limp
34 Winston Churchill's niece (and no, she never went door-to-door)
35 On fire
36 Curtis of "A Fish Called Wanda"
37 Spy planes of the '60s
38 Euro follower?
42 Three in Torino
43 Naval officer
44 In a wholly absorbed way
46 Blue litmus indicator
47 "Spider Kiss" author Ellison
48 Energizing, with "up"
50 Mah-jongg pieces
54 Old party
56 Crossword editor Will Shortz's paper, for short
58 Chris Cuomo's former show, for short

 

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