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Q Puzzle: Above the Fruited Plain

By |2018-01-16T03:51:03-05:00August 27th, 2009|Entertainment|


1 Place for a stud
5 Shakespeare, for one
9 The Pet Shop Boys “___ to Heaven”
15 Opening for the crack of dawn
16 Protected from the wind
17 Make fizzy
18 Educator/writer ___ Lee Bates
20 Film in which Tom Wilkinson played a transsexual
21 Southwest California city
22 Suffix with switch
24 Org. for Vijay Singh
25 Relates
26 Type of marriage named for the college of 18-Across
29 P-town’s Crowne Pointe, e.g.
30 Roof animal of Tennessee?
32 Diner sign
33 “Camelot”‘s “___ Moi”
35 The Oscars, e.g.
38 Took the center out of a fruit
39 With 68-Across, song lyrics written by 18-Across
43 _My Own Private ___ _
46 _Hot L Baltimore_ producer
47 Blow to the buttocks
51 Stud of the early days of horse racing
54 Chop down
56 Congressman Hutchinson
57 Colorado mountain that inspired 18-Across to write the song in this puzzle
60 Seafood sauce type
62 Net destination
63 Garb for Troy Perry
64 Natural talents
65 Misleads with the tongue
68 See 39-Across
70 Incites to attack
71 “You want the light ___ off?”
72 Maupin story of the city
73 David Sedaris’ works
74 Distant prefix
75 She and she or he and he


1 “Legally Blonde” director Robert
2 Like a rainbow of colors
3 Fastens (down)
4 Gay cultural values, e.g.
5 Lord Byron was part of this
6 MacGraw of “Love Story”
7 Continue to get “On Our Backs”
8 Handle on a tractor?
9 Kind of cooking oil
10 Matthew in “The Producers”
11 Hockey legend Bobby
12 Box of Whitman’s chocolates
13 Place for trinkets
14 Passed along
19 Mabius of “The L Word”
23 Picador’s cheer
27 Engrave with acid
28 Madonna wore 45 pairs of these in “Evita”
31 Billy Budd, for one
34 California border lake
36 Like a one-incher, in Dogpatch
37 Aviation hero
40 Does some yard work
41 Mouth-open-wide sound
42 She recorded “Radio Quiet” with Cris Williamson
43 Sudden urge
44 Where milk comes out
45 Low socks
48 Queen of “Chicago”
49 In general
50 Green garnish
52 Nick Malgieri’s protection
53 Old Olds
55 Peter Doyle’s partner Whitman
58 Monastery head
59 Carolyn who wrote about a Nancy
61 Singer Bonnie
66 FICA funds it
67 Plaything
69 Embarqmail competitor

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