The Finding of Don Juan by Haidee, 1878, Ford Madox Brown
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Puzzle by Joel Fagliano / Edited by Will Shortz
GOD’S GIFT TO WOMEN (8D. Don Juan’s self-description) and STICK IT TO THE MAN (3A. Oppose authority) are the star entries of this hot Saturday crossword.
Other — ALAN ALDA, EHARMONY (61A. Chemistry Web site?), GET A ROOM (12D. Cry to the overly amorous), INNUENDO, ITALIANO, M C HAMMER (58A. Stage name of entertainer Stanley Burrell), NONSENSE, PAPER BAG (1A. Makeshift mask), PARISIAN, SOPHISTS, THE ONION (35D. It has unbelievable news).
Six-letter — ANNUAL, ARTIER, AT ONCE, AVATAR, HEAR YE, LOLITA, MODEL A, MORMON (45D. Young follower), PARROT, PIPE IN, PREENS, RANCHO, ROSINS, SHORES, SINBAD (56A. Stage name of entertainer David Adkins), SNOPES, THE GAP, TO DATE.
Five — BEREA (55A. Where Paul and Silas were sent, in Acts), ELATE, ELTON, ENROL, FEMME, HOUSE, HOVEL, ISSEI, LIE ON, LIRAS, OUTDO, SCOTS, TAHOE, U S ONE.
Short stuff — ANI, BAA and BAP, BARS, EDA, FDR, FORE, HAN, HIUS, ICON, IDES, III, INE, LEK, MPH, NAT and NET, OH NO, Man O’WAR, or maybe THIS, PENT, RAGU, RILL, SES, SODA, SOLI, TMAN.
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Remaining clues — ACROSS: 9. Old Navy’s owner; 15. Lingua di Livorno; 16. Ford from long ago; 17. Home of minor-league baseball’s Sea Dogs; 18. 23-Across representing a user; 19. Join; 20. Rte. Through 17-Across; 22. It may be groove-billed; 23. Desktop item; 24. “Mama’s Special Garden” brand; 25. Old Maltese money; 27. March Madness souvenir; 28. Literature’s Dolores Haze, familiarly; 31. 38-Down, to a 14-Down; 32. Drive in N.Y.C.; 33. What may appear after washing or baking; 39. Reaction to bad news; 40. Giant rival, briefly; 41. Tag for some grandchildren; 42. Kept in; 43. Patrol boats patrol them; 45. Stat on some guns; 48. Casino winner, often; 51. Driver’s alert; 52. Like “Spring” from Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons”; 53. Use as a crash site?; 55. Where Paul and Silas were sent, in Acts; 60. Yet; 62. Faulkner family name; 63. “Don’t believe it for a second”. — DOWN: 1. Supply, as elevator music; 2. Straightaway; 3. Ape; 4. Singer at Diana’s funeral; 5. Streamlet; 6. Cry of shear fear?; 7. Tomato or pea, e.g.; 9. Bootlegger’s bugbear; 10. Dumpy dwelling; 11. Writer LeShan; 13. “The Four Seasons” director; 14. Métro area resident; 21. One-up; 24. Violinists’ cake ingredients; 26. Some nonnative Hawaiians; 28. Coin whose original portrait was Alexander the Great; 20. More affected; 31. Most Prestwick Airport patrons; 34. Fallacious reasoners; 36. Part of many a smear campaign; 37. Kings Beach sits on it; 38. Embroidered word, at times; 44. Vaquero’s charge; 46. Runs a bill through; 47. Cry for attention; 49. Really pick up; 51. Bonne ___ (cooked simply); 54. 13th, at times; 55. Spots for shots; 57. Like Bill Clinton or Jimmy Carter: Abbr.; 59. ___ characters (common Chinese writing).