12.08.14 — Monkey Business

Monday, December 8, 2014

Puzzle by Kevin Christian and Andrea Carla Michaels
Edited by Will Shortz

A vowel progression, SAY, SEE, SCI, SO, SIOUX (phonically A, E, I, O, U) is the main feature of this friendly Monday crossword:

SAY HEY KID (17A. Nickname for Willie Mays)
SEE NO EVIL (25A. Catchphrase for a monkey with its eyes covered)
SCI- FI CONVENTION (38A. Where Darth Vader might meet Captain Kirk)
SO FAR AWAY (52A. Carole King hit from “Tapestry”)
SIOUX CITY (64A Iowa port on the Missouri River)

Other —  GET OVER IT (10D. “You have to move on!”), NON-TOXIC (42D. Harmless, as paint), OR A and ON A, POSSES (61A. Groups chasing outlaws), TIME FLIES (32D. What happens when you‘re having fun?), WHERE AM I (4D. Dazed inquiry).


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Puzzle available on the internet at
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