Crossword: Gray Skies

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Across

1 Mineral in thin sheets

5 Civil rights org. since 1909

10 Pitcher Maddux

14 Somalian supermodel

15 His “Pomp and Circumstance” is heard at graduations

16 Light tan

17 Washing machine cycle

18 Actress Thomas

19 Sour

20 Massive cloud

23 March: Out like ___

24 Basketballer ___ Bias, drug-related fatality

25 Eggs: Latin

28 ID on an IRS form

29 President Carter

33 Type of column

35 “___ of the d’Urbervilles”

37 Large simian

38 Consolation

39 20 Across discharge

42 Ravel hit

45 ___ Nouveau

46 Shoots for

50 Riyadh resident

51 Public square

53 Slangy denial

54 Rainbow shape

55 Mme., across the Pyrenees

57 ___ la vista

59 Effect of 20 Across

63 Trillionth: prefix

66 Fictional Mason

67 Drooping

68 Imitate a lion

69 Make joyous

70 Jay, at night

71 Mongolian tent

72 ___ Park, Colo.

73 Once-common gasoline brand

Down

1 Given an unsuitable role

2 Sudden urge

3 Alligator relatives

4 Per ___ (yearly)

5 Verne captain

6 Astronaut Shepard

7 Culture starter

8 Without excitement

9 Scrutinize

10 Understands

11 TV maker

12 Goof

13 Intestine

21 JFK follower

22 Organized workers

25 ___ clear day…

26 Singer Damone

27 True Value competitor

30 Othello villain

31 Speedometer initials

32 Heavy rock genre

34 Gymnast Korbut

36 Toboggan, for one

38 ___ bath

40 Emerald Isle dwellers

41 New Deal org.

42 Well-known youth grp.

43 Rowboat accessory

44 Violinist Jean-___ Ponty

47 Shoe parts

48 Mature women

49 Wash the scalp

51 Solar collectors

52 Words of understanding

56 Indian currency unit

58 ___ of Two Cities

59 Legal injury

60 “Phooey!”

61 Big name in Deco

62 Dark bread grain

63 Use a crowbar

64 Debt reminder

65 Automobile

From the Sept. 20-26, 2006, issue

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