The Queen’s Gambit

By |2020-12-23T11:48:22-05:00December 23rd, 2020|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Across
1 “All’s Well That ___ Well”
5 Bitch
9 Cut leaves of grass by the sidewalk
14 Draw a cross over
15 Shape of an office that will soon lose a homophobe
16 Island near Sicily
17 Land of Sinead O’Connor
18 Kelly once of “All My Children”
19 Section for Bernstein
20 Start of a quote about chessmaster Beth Harmon from “The Queen’s Gambit”
23 Delivery by Rev. Perry
24 Gay activist, e.g.
25 I, to Rilke
28 They may be civil (abbr.)
30 Worn-out horse
31 Home state of J. Nabors
32 More of the quote
37 Market bear’s fear
38 It may be cold and hard
39 Yellow-brick way
40 Lanford Wilson’s room renter
41 AC unit
42 Turn sharply
44 E. Lynn Harris’ ” ___ Way the Wind Blows”
45 Title role for Salma
47 Photographer Adams
48 Stamp of “Valkyrie”
50 Military cross-dresser Jeanne ___
52 End of the quote
57 Well-worn
60 Home paper
61 Ms., to Mauresmo
62 ’80s tennis star Ivan
63 Hebrides language
64 Genie portrayer Barbara
65 Strand in a drag queen’s wig
66 Things to connect
67 Suffix for “bi”?

Down
1 Boardroom VIPs
2 Black to Rimbaud
3 German engraver Albrecht
4 Put a head on cappuccino
5 Greek city of old
6 Month in the land of the cut
7 Part of REM
8 Like an asexual relationship
9 Ban on commercial intercourse
10 Disney’s “That ___ Cat!”
11 “Spartacus” extras
12 UFO pilots
13 Yeses of Nuryev
21 ” ___ Song Trilogy”
22 They help bakers get it up
26 Cut
27 “Messiah” composer
29 Screwball
32 Taking it lying down
33 Lech of Greek lore
34 Big initials in fashion
35 Bellow in the library?
36 Cole Porter’s fifty million
37 Converse at Zoosk, e.g.
41 You may play him on your organ
43 Shoot off a flare, e.g.
45 Small hills
46 Most queer
49 “Holy crow!”
51 Baldwin staffers
53 Wolfe of fiction
54 Alan of “And the Band Played On”
55 Glenn Burke, formerly
56 Say, “We never actually kissed…” perhaps
57 Lunch-counter order
58 Atmospheric prefix
59 Opposite of SSW

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