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Crossword: ''King John''

Goodbye, Mr. Hughes
By MATT JONES  |  August 26, 2009

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1 ___-Os (imitation salad topper brand)
4 Ozone layer pollutant
7 ___ Cup (tennis event)
12 Florence's river
13 Vert. counterpart, on old TVs
14 Like noses on some wines
15 Word in Portuguese place names that means "fig tree"
17 University prep schools, in France
18 She played the created object of desire in "Weird Science"
20 The "one man" in the tagline, "One man's struggle to take it easy"
23 Wade opponent
24 Hallow follower
25 Zealous
27 Say "I do"
28 Split fruit
29 With 34-across, movie with the line "What's happenin', hot stuff?"
34 See 29-across
35 Elite squads
36 Crooked
37 Really smart people
38 He's quoted in "The Little Red Book"
39 " ___ mouse?"
42 Redhead featured in three of John Hughes' films
46 Film named after a hit Psychedelic Furs song
48 "The Vampire Chronicles" character de Romanus
51 1996 comedy with Sinbad as a Secret Service agent
52 Liquor in an Italian restaurant
53 New U.S. citizen's course
54 Camera part
55 Like many San Francisco streets
56 Dash lengths
57 Anal ending, in Britain?
1 Short-lived
2 Certain fisherman
3 Prefix meaning "clown," especially used for fear of clowns
4 Potful at cook-offs
5 Predicted
6 Used a pot for catching, perhaps
7 Get stains out, in a way
8 New Zealand's most populous city
9 Go toe to toe
10 Samson follower?
11 Part of OS: abbr.
12 "I'm not at the computer" initialism
14 Ice chunk
16 Charlotte Bronte heroine Jane
19 "Reverend" of 1980s rap
21 Equal, in French
22 Philosopher Descartes
26 Dorm leaders, for short
27 "The Darjeeling Limited" director Anderson
28 "Transformers" director Michael
29 Get droopy
30 Checkout lane unit
31 Prefix meaning "stranger"
32 Place for a prank involving a potato
33 Particle physicist whose findings were first accepted by Einstein
34 Buddies-first mentality
36 It may be charged by airport shuttle services if you're late from a flight
38 He played B.A.
39 Has the rights to
40 With full attention
41 Look-___ (impostors)
43 "___ jumpy rhythm makes you feel so fine" (Johnny Cash line)
44 Bathroom door word
45 Battleship call near the middle edge of the grid
47 Singer lang et al.
48 Booker T's backers
49 Song or dance, e.g.
50 Singer Corinne Bailey ___

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