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Tops and Bottoms Down Under

By |2012-10-11T09:00:00-04:00October 11th, 2012|Entertainment, Puzzles|


1 Elton John wears them
6 Bringing up the rear
10 Suck (in)
14 Deck opening
15 Northern capital
16 Cocksure Aesop character
17 Colette’s “The ___ One”
18 Minimal tide
19 Club for Sheehan
20 Start of a riddle
23 Big initials in fashion
24 Caesar’s way
25 Frank acknowledgment
29 Dry, as wine
30 A volatile guy has a short one
32 Not in the pink
33 End of the riddle
38 Drag queen’s leg scraper
39 Hip-hopis Dr.
40 Bridge triumph
41 Start of the answer
46 John of Barrie’s land
47 TV trophy
48 Stooge with a bowl cut
49 _Bewitched_ mother
51 Canning container
52 Barnyard male
55 End of the answer
59 It may come before 69
62 Early AIDS play
63 Tend with tenderness
64 Minor in astronomy
65 Russian singing duo
66 Home run, or home fries source
67 Muff diving area
68 Barely gets, with “out”
69 Gives a pink slip to


1 Like a peacock
2 Wooded ways
3 Kind of alcohol
4 Reproduced without sex, for short
5 Respond to the cold
6 Ars ___, vita brevis
7 In midvoyage, maybe
8 More than tickle
9 Active seaman’s pole?
10 Sometime label of Dusty Springfield
11 Galley slave’s tool
12 Solidly behind
13 Shakespeare’s dusk
21 Rolled cubes
22 “If ___ I Would Leave You”
26 Author Cather
27 Box to Vidal
28 Andean pack animal
29 Order to Rex
30 Like a bear
31 Like hand-me-downs
33 French composer Erik
34 Hawke of _Hamlet_
35 Current fashion
36 Second fruit eater
37 R.E.M.’s “It’s the End of the World ___ Know It”
42 Gay cable network
43 Come out
44 Colorful computer
45 City of _Xtra_
50 Winfrey of _The Color Purple_
51 “Superstar” title character
52 Wrongful acts, in law
53 First appearance
54 Austin Powers portrayer Mike
56 Writer Dinesen
57 “Marriage ___” (civil union, derogatorily)
58 Party after a Hawaiian wedding, perhaps
59 Long sandwich, for short
60 Broadway bio
61 Sex, crudely

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