Here are the answers to the crossword puzzle from our newspaper published on May 22, 2017.

 
ACROSS

1 Downward slopes
 5 Late hours
 10 Urge on
 13 Ambler or Clapton
 14 Amalgam
 15 O'Hara plantation
 17 "Mona --"
 18 Pop fly
 19 Sir -- Guinness
 20 Backyard planting
 22 Teakettle, often
 24 Marie's friend
 26 Bonfire remains
 27 Pass near Pikes Peak
 28 Seat belt fabrics
 32 Work part-time
 34 Tumult
 35 Sees eye to eye
 37 Outback mineral
 40 Make watertight
 42 Woolly one
 43 0 people (2 wds.)
 44 All, in combos
 45 Music source
 47 Actress -- Tyler
 48 Promo tape
 50 In a bleak manner
 52 N.Z. parrot
 54 Dwarf
 56 Birthright seller
 57 Unique thing (2 wds.)
 60 Did sums
 63 Pack -- -- (quit)
 64 Melancholy poem
 66 Devastate
 68 Bird-feeder treat
 69 Jazzy Della --
 70 Ocean flier
 71 Chi follower
 72 Fine viol.
 73 Exercise system
 
DOWN 
  1 Dolores -- Rio
 2 Orchid-like flower
 3 Nonsense!
 4 Pharaoh's amulet
 5 Seizing suddenly
 6 Down with a cold
 7 Candle's light
 8 Big commotion (hyph.)
 9 Office workers
 10 French state
 11 Opinion survey (2 wds.)
 12 Say hi
 16 Realty unit
 21 Boat made of skins
 23 Seashell seller?
 25 Heron
 28 Baylor University site
 29 Holland export
 30 Limits
 31 Fixed a seam
 33 Heifer's hello
 36 Ghostly
 38 Dye-yielding plant
 39 Assessment
 41 Twist the truth
 43 Herd follower
 45 Whodunit sleuths
 46 Tried
 49 Give -- -- break
 51 Hepburn of films
 52 Wavy-bladed dagger
 53 Scarf down (2 wds.)
 55 Piece of fish
 58 Not for
 59 Crystal gazer
 61 Type of dollar
 62 Small dent
 65 Youth org.
 67 Teachers' gp.