07.20.15 — Morning

Monday, July 20, 2015

Puzzle by John Westwig / Edited by Will Shortz

MORNING PERSON (37A. Early riser … or what each of 17-, 24-, 50- and 61-Across is?) and the initials AM of four proper names constitutes the main feature of this Monday crossword:

AKIO MORITA (17A. Sony co-founder)
ANDY MURRAY (24A. 2013 Wimbledon champion)
AL MICHAELS (50A. Longtime “Monday Night Football” sportscaster)
ALI MACGRAW (61A. “Love Story” actress)

Other — DE SADE (48D. The Crimes of Love” author); ED HARRIS (10D. “Apollo 13” co-star); ELIZA  (52D. Doolittle of fiction); GEEK (55A. Overindulge in a brainy subject, with “out”); RATTY (8D. In bad condition); Jackie ROBINSON who broke baseball’s color barrier; WAKE UP (2D. “Rise and shine!”).


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