Crossword: Thump!

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Across

1 “Let’s call it ___”

5 Ancient Andeans

10 Garden plots

14 Test-driven auto

15 Two, in a casino

16 Medicinal lily

17 Western thumper

19 Place at an angle

20 Honolulu’s island

21 Sundown

23 Not be forthcoming

27 Got a glimpse

31 About a third of the Earth’s land

32 He ran against DDE

34 Musical exercise

35 Spice Islands tree

38 Hatcher on TV

40 Operate

41 Empty-headed

44 ___ Baba

46 Oily stick?

47 Leering at

50 North Dakota city

52 Small bite

54 “That makes sense”

55 Humphrey’s Casablanca costar

57 British prime minister in the 80’s

60 Rapper-turned-actor

62 Old science/sci-fi magazine

63 Was in a chorus

66 Eastern thumper

71 Indian garment

72 Shady garden spot

73 Simple

74 Larger ___ life

75 Jazzy choreographer

76 Have the courage

Down

1 Noun modifier: abbr.

2 U.S. anti-trafficking agency

3 Gremlin maker

4 Japanese port

5 Snake River state

6 Cloud of dust and gas in outer space

7 Novice reporter

8 Low pH solution

9 Rigged contest

10 Hot-air balloon gondola

11 Large deer

12 Buck’s mate

13 Use needle and thread

18 “Yay!”

22 Going out with

23 Ashen

24 Terre Haute sch.

25 Giving to the church

26 City founded by Antoine Cadillac

28 Many communities in northern Iraq

29 Scholar’s e-mail suffix

30 Cozy room

33 Ocean

36 Sensual

37 Like some toothpaste

39 ___ Grande

42 Famous Affleck

43 Brought out (a reaction)

44 French friend

45 Vietnam Memorial designer

48 Word preceding a maiden name

49 Aus. neighbor

51 Beginning

53 Snapshots

56 Some coffee

58 “That’s ___”

59 Spike TV, once

61 Lawnmower maker

63 Fast jet, now grounded

64 Sound of relief

65 Gun owners’ grp.

67 Atlanta-based station

68 Car owners’ organization

69 Nation since 1948: abbr.

70 Soapmaker’s need

from the July 25-31, 2007, issue

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