Crossword: Missing Trees

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Across

1 Celestial object

5 Places to be pampered

9 Vocal range

13 “Hamlet” soliloquy start

14 Extremist sect

15 Explorer of kid’s PBS

16 Engrave

17 Ahead of schedule

18 Rabbit’s tail

19 Toweled off after a honeymoon swim?

22 Missing tree, to turn 19 Across into: Did the laundry

23 Quilting session

24 Droops

26 Health insurance abbreviation

29 “As seen ___”

32 Long, narrow fish

33 Othello villain

35 Seat belt or airbag

40 Bending of the 19th letter?

43 Most vulgar

44 Lawman Wyatt

45 Some P.D. officers

46 Venomous snakes

49 Driller’s degree

50 “Steppenwolf” author Hermann

53 Color

55 Missing tree, to turn 56 Across into: Klingon stealth mechanism

56 Grappling hook?

64 Get ready: abbr.

66 AKA

67 “Hey, sailor!”

68 Whitney and Lilly

69 Missing tree, to turn 40 Across into: Scoliosis

70 Brief letter

71 “___ It a Pity”

72 Strip off

73 Raced

Down

1 Irish or Mulligan

2 Carry

3 Alphabet starter

4 Place to kick the habit: abbr.

5 Bunch

6 Cat’s rumble

7 “___ Want for Christmas…”

8 Eyelid inflammation

9 Commercials

10 Union unit

11 ___ buster (T. Roosevelt nickname)

12 Vows

17 Perfect place

20 New: prefix

21 Unusually small

25 Angry

26 Snapshots

27 Bunyan or Revere

28 Monster

30 Factual

31 Vice ___

32 Classic Pontiac

34 Many race tracks

36 Prepares (the table)

37 “If ___ a Million Dollars”

38 Dweeb

39 Recipe amts.

41 Ancient Mexican

42 “My Country ___ of Thee”

47 Doctorates: abbr.

48 Take to court

50 “___ die before I get old”

51 British nobles

52 Yarn bundle

54 Cowgirl Dale

57 Arctic European

58 Nastase of tennis

59 Number of Supreme Court justices

60 Scottish highlander

61 Restaurant with lots of syrup

62 ___ d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)

63 Watched closely

From the Oct. 11-17, 2006, issue

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