The Miscellany Crossword: “Wanna See a Movie?”

Across:

1. Ready to swing

6. Think ahead

10. A text, for short

13. Quagmire

14. Structure in a grainy photograph?

15. Shirts

17. Prefix with -plasm

18. Radiate

19. Unmoving

20. Result of a hard drive crash, maybe

23. “___ humbug!”

25. Doze, with “off”

26. Pontius ___

27. “The back door”

29. Injection risk for a herpetologist

32. Transforms

34. BMW competitor

35. Punishment for wrongdoing, per Hammurabi

36. Unit of resistance

37. Significant

42. ___ avis

44. Nobel-winning mother

45. – Nevada’s capital

50. 1998 animated film about a bug’s life

51. Late Swedish musician with the 2013 hit “Wake Me Up”

52. Mid-Apr. pen pals, for many

54. Dedication

55. Bonnie, vis-à-vis Clyde

59. Seven Dwarfs’ refrain

60. “So long!”

61. Shocking defeat

64. Revise

65. Point-of-view newspaper piece

66. The Philippines’ highest peak: abbr.

67. French possessive pronoun

68. Finger, as a culprit

69. Animation studio behind 2021’s “Luca”, and four other films hidden in the starred clues

Down:

1. Unit of current

2. Street sludge

3. Pamphlet

4. Regarding

5. Plant pricker

6. False prefix

7. Walk unsteadily

8. Touched down

9. Spot to jot

10. Halt, as a laugh

11. Middle

12. Do business with

16. “I call ‘em like I ___!”

21. Mythical birds

22. Holy

23. The Crimson Tide, colloquially

24. Auth. unknown

28. Act as mole might

30. 19th-century Persian-born religion with over 5 million followers worldwide

31. Spirit made from fermented sugar

33. Addictive drug

36. Villainous creatures of Middle Earth

38. 60 minuti

39. John Coltrane’s instrument of choice

40. Founded: abbr.

41. In a ___ (confused)

43. “Friends” actress

44. Banks of modeling fame

45. Squirrel away

46. Dodges

47. Lionel of Neo-Soul

48. Moves over a bit

49. Slew of invective

53. Befuddle, as with a brain teaser

56. Daddy

57. Part of a supermarket list

58. Eye opener?

62. Gov. group formed by Nixon

63. The Raptors, on scoreboards

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *