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Crossword puzzle answers: August 9, 2016

Here are the answers to today's crossword puzzle from our newspaper.

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ACROSS 1 Gainsay 5 Shakespeare's theatre 10 North Sea menace 14 What Ali stung like (2 wds.) 15 "The Thinker" sculptor 16 Slugger Moises -- 17 NYC art gallery 18 Consumers 19 Baba au -- 20 Slept "soundly" 22 Tiny recesses 24 Nitpick 25 Carla, on "Cheers" 26 Doubt 30 Goes with 35 One, to Conchita 36 D.C. lobbying org. 37 Serious theater 38 Land 41 Tarot reader, perhaps 43 Blunts 44 Toshiba rival 45 Sitcom planet 46 Mug with a lid 47 Sincerity 50 Draw with a laser 53 Ill-wisher 54 Stuck (3 wds.) 58 Least 62 Domino 63 Get moldy 66 Middle Easterner 67 Exile isle 68 Board the train 69 Truckers' semis 70 Zoo barker 71 Pumped 72 Hang onto
DOWN 1 They create ponds 2 Browning's black 3 Verne captain 4 Aches 5 Envious 6 -- Lobos, of "La Bamba" 7 Work by Keats 8 Thin-barked tree 9 Come next 10 Fence defense 11 Pre-college 12 Rake 13 Teeth holders 21 Absorb, as costs 23 No-goodnik 25 Single-strand molecule 26 Thigh muscles, in the gym 27 Full-length 28 Mad Dog -- (Bogart role) 29 Iron source 31 Electric bridge 32 Nevada lake 33 Kuwaiti leaders 34 Loose dresses 39 Yale alumnus 40 "Roots" Emmy winner 41 -- annum 42 Mixed it up 44 Highest degree 48 Fair-hiring abbr. 49 La Guardia alternative 51 Physicist Nikola -- 52 Fleshy mushrooms 54 Rockies' tribe 55 Nuclear reactor 56 Calgary's prov. 57 Duck or hue 59 Pennsylvania port 60 Kind of advice 61 Cook's meas. 64 Hard wood 65 -- been had!

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