My Father Would Lift Me High

BTL Staff
By | 2018-01-10T10:56:47+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across
1 Old news agency of Nureyev’s land
5 Rock Hudson roles, usually
10 Band that goes either way?
14 A word from Pilate
15 Any song by Patsy Cline
16 Trick
17 2nd number one hit of Luther Vandross
19 Janis Joplin’s “Down ___”
20 Of the season after Mardi Gras
21 Reaction to a hottie
23 “Do” equivalent for the von Trapps
24 Dorothyís home
26 Subway vehicles
28 Like phone sex
32 Bentley of “American Beauty_
35 Bedfellow
36 Etheridge instrument
37 Rosie O’Donnell’s “Exit to ___ ”
39 Stan’s straight man
41 Former Chicago Cub Sammy
42 “More!” on Broadway
44 Pigged out (on)
46 Census goal helped by gay sex (abbr.)
47 Singer LaBelle who recently outed Vandross in an interview
48 Czech composer AntonÌn
50 Comes to terms
52 Center
56 Liberace portrayer Douglas
59 Barber composition
60 Estefan’s eight
61 Song that earned Vandross his first Grammy Award
64 The Minnesota Lynx, for one
65 Went down on with gusto
66 Finance major’s subj.
67 Verb of Verlaine
68 Hairy, stocky men
69 Trust in, with “on”

Down
1 “Bust a Nut” band
2 Emulated Miriam Margolyes
3 Triangular treat
4 Disney dwarfs, e.g.
5 Bird in a simile about being nuts
6 Eliza Doolittle’s ‘ades?
7 Busy activity
8 Love seats
9 Voyeurs, e.g.
10 With 38-Down, Dionne Warwick song covered by Vandross
11 ___ mots (witticisms)
12 Tallulah’s home state, for short
13 Jump for Doug Mattis
18 Nero’s land
22 Surfer’s paradise
24 “To ___ a Mockingbird”
25 Number one hit for Vandross in 1988
27 It’s for skin
29 The whole shebang
30 Grating sound
31 Pull a boa behind you?
32 Have an emotional discharge
33 John Travolta’s “Hairspray” role
34 Religious offshoot
36 Will of “The Waltons”
38 See 10-Down
40 LGBTQ people can now say them in Australia
43 Latvia’s capital
45 Ripley portrayer Matt
48 Cut
49 More charitable
51 Get straight
53 “___ with My Father” (Vandross song quoted in the puzzle title)
54 Seat in a gay bar
55 Of the Cowardly Lion’s hue
56 Tiny speck
57 Thespian rapper
58 Burn a bit
59 Suckers
62 “Ready to Wear” actor Stephen
63 Cont. of gay Paree

 

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