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Goodbye, Mr. Phipps

By |2012-09-27T09:00:00-04:00September 27th, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|


1 Pirate drink
5 ___ Virgin (character in 19-/43-Across)
8 Spencer-Devlin’s sport
12 Like Obama’s office
13 Takes out of the text
15 Blown away
16 Queens tennis stadium
17 Tatum of “The Bad News Bears”
18 Sentence unit
19 With “The,” start of a film title of 32-Across
22 Amount of AZT, e.g.
23 “Quo Vadis” emperor
24 Charlize Theron’s _Monster_ award
27 Flaming queen’s crime?
31 Cheerleader’s shout
32 With 56- and 57-Across, Mr. Phipps portrayer in “D.E.B.S.”
38 Pod beginning
39 “Get yer ass in gear!”
41 Get smart
42 Bipedal dino
43 End of the film title
46 Became erect
48 That to Juan
49 Orally pleasured with gusto
52 Cameo carvings
54 Sailing race
56 See 32-Across
57 See 32-Across
58 Boater or bowler
59 Dame Edna
63 Palindromist’s cry
64 Nice beach season?
65 A fistful
66 Play bumper-cars
67 Lawyers’ thing
68 Gothic-window lacework
69 Some of Barrie’s precipitation


1 “Don’t ___ step further!”
2 Mobile digs
3 Island of Diamond Head Beach
4 “Ed Wood” role
5 Country or folk
6 What you shake when you come quickly
7 Have a craving
8 “I Will Survive” singer Gloria
9 Got a little behind
10 Gamboling area
11 Eleanor’s beard?
13 Lesbian couples in “Bambi”?
14 Fruit flavor for gin
20 Sleeping quarters
21 Caspian Sea feeder
24 Tolkien cannibal
25 America’s Uncle
26 Willy Wonka factory output
28 Tennessee Williams’s desire and more?
29 Rough stuff for miners
30 Put the kibosh on
33 Notre Dame is on one
34 Hands over
35 Harry and others
36 Maid Marian’s cross-dressing suit?
37 Rocker Brian
40 Emphatic turndown
42 Tennessee tight end, e.g.
44 Most like a milquetoast
45 Without detail
46 He handles shafts and quivers
47 Give an account of
50 Affirmation member, for one
51 ColUn locale
53 Kind of pitch
55 Second name in cross-dressing
60 Madonna’s Peron role
61 YMCA activity
62 “We ___ Family”

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