The Miscellany Crossword: “NBA Nicknames”

Across

1. Baby who received a baboon heart

4. China’s military, abbr.

7. Automatic for the People band

10. Pop

13. Horace’s ___ Poetica

14. Regimen

16. Pitcher’s stat.

17. World clock standard

18. Policy provider

19. “Yum!”

20. *The round mound of rebound

23. HBO show starring Zendaya

24. Possibly cant finish?

25. Can’t see the forest for the these, in a saying

26. Removed

30. Experimental platform

34. Texter’s qualifier

35. *The stilt

40. Mesopotamian sky god

41. “That’s a fact!”

42. Movie books

45. Noted commerce treaty

49. Forensic TV show

50. Significant others

53. *Diesel

56. Meteorology’s mugginess measurement

57. Not prepared

58. “Abolish ___”

59. Diarist Anaïs

60. Zuckerberg’s foil in “The Social Network”

61. Term denoting maiden name

62. Playground game

63. Alot

64. Spartans’ school, on scoreboard

65. The US’s is about $21 trillion

Down

1. Water tap

2. King of Camelot

3. Type of room, for fun

4. Heartburn drug

5. Misanthrope

6. Also, in Avignon

7. Group that split off after the ceasefire of 1997

8. Sol., or Nucl.

9. Germany’s chancellor

10. Reagan’s ailment

11. 3rd letter of 4-across

12. Beaver’s build

15. Big instrument

21. Butler played by Gable

22. “The Butler” director Daniels

26. Student issue

27. German river that runs through northern Hesse

28. Beatles’ label

29. Spanish title

31. Absolute junk

32. Body works

33. Big pharma company, abbr.

35. Is in the past?

36. “Monster’s ___” (2001 movie)

37. Staggering

38. Bryan Adams 1984 hit

39. Country singer Rimes

43. “There ___ god!”

44. 2 player card game

46. Tolling

47. Drew around

48. Catching z’s

50. Emotional appeal

51. Siren

52. Maker of hard apple ale

53. Islam branch

54. Command-Z

55. Town in Basque that sounds like a track star’s reply

56. 20-across & 53-across’s channel

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