Crossword: Winter Fun

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Across

1 “Kissing Disease,” for short

5 Memo abbreviation

9 Napa Valley products

14 “We’re lost!”

15 Democrat Howard

16 Flashlight battery

17 Item for winter fun

19 Brown photo tint

20 His ___, the Mayor

21 Letters after an attorney’s name

23 Vague

24 Blade on a windshield

27 They’re smaller than cellos

29 T-shirt size

32 Devour

33 “Highway to Hell” group

34 ___ well that ends well

36 Wolfgang Puck, for one

38 Gives the go-ahead to

42 Smells awful

44 Syr. neighbor

45 Lawful

46 …the ___ to pay

47 Many auditors: abbr.

49 Cosmonaut Gagarin

50 Without

52 Wrestling surface

54 In addition

55 Adapt gradually

58 Suggest

60 Car taken back by a lender: slang

61 Anthem contraction

63 Jack Sprat’s constraint

67 Clumsy

69 Items for winter fun

72 Prepared an apple

73 Blow a whistle

74 Synonym for 61 Across

75 Accumulate

76 Old Testament prophet

77 Each state has two: abbr.

Down

1 Boiled cornmeal

2 Short track speed skater Apolo

3 High ___ (1952)

4 Comment at a fireworks display

5 Bachelor’s last words?

6 Teachers’ union

7 Pinker

8 Finishes

9 Count in a manuscript: abbr.

10 Winter fun

11 Himalayan nation

12 Doolittle of My Fair Lady

13 Kills dragons or vampires

18 Soft French cheese

22 TV marketplace

25 Candidate’s fundraising org.

26 Issue in scandal-ridden elections

28 American ___

29 Hog fat

30 Elation

31 Abbreviation on a mountaintop sign

33 Vacation home style

35 Winter fun site

37 Metaphysical awareness, for short

39 It flows in el rio

40 Knitter’s need

41 Lost traction

43 Many an Eastern European

48 Made a lap?

51 Recent: prefix

53 Piquant flavor

55 Writer Jong

56 Poison

57 La Scala production

58 Wedding participant

59 Garments of old Rome

62 Singer James

64 Destiny

65 Unknown: abbr.

66 Recipe amts.

68 Six-pointers: abbr.

70 Sound of disapproval

71 Extra periods in 10 Down

From the Dec. 6 – Dec. 12, 2006, issue

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