SOUNDS LIKE A PARTY!

by Barbara Olson © ClassiCanadian Crosswords

2022-11-23T08:00:00.0000000Z

2022-11-23T08:00:00.0000000Z

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ACROSS 1. Two-footed walker 6. Initials of JFK’s assassin 9. Red Deer’s province: Abbr. 13. “Toodle-oo,” in Toulouse 14. Cons given conditional release 16. The central and vital thing (2,3,3,3,3) 18. ‘80s show “Wok With ___” 19. Bruin in the night sky 20. So-called “life of Riley” 21. Sound at the start of “gym” (4,1) 23. Blue Bombers’ group: Abbr. 25. “Sick, dude!” 28. Defeatist’s rhetorical query (3,2,1,6) 31. Nickname of Dallas, Texas (3,1) 34. Down times 35. Canadian writer Lisa 36. Co-writer of “Imagine” 37. Gibson or Torme 38. “For ___ a jolly good ...” 40. Ton, ta, ___ 41. Took the wrong way? 43. Visual “hubba hubba!” 45. “Show me you can” (2,2) 46. Family-friendly cry of frustration (2,3,3,4) 49. Word after “lo” or “chow” 50. Cop force beyond the GTA 51. Furniture store array 54. Haing of “The Killing Fields” 56. Abbr. beside 911, maybe 58. Red wine variety, for short 60. After Bite or baking soda paste (3,5,6) 63. Charles Lamb, notably 64. __-ground missile: Abbr. (3,2) 65. Purchase levies in most of Canada: Abbr. 66. His or her, in Hull 67. Maxwell House shelf mate DOWN 1. Treat with kid gloves 2. Brainstorming output 3. Heavy load for a mover 4. Slippery swimmer 5. Minnesota city on Lake Superior 6. Senior’s care aides: Abbr. 7. Went ape (3,1,3) 8. It’s in the veins 9. Candy’s costar in “Canadian Bacon” 10. Charge for using, as property: Abbr. (5,2) 11. Lens for far-away shots 12. System of silent speech: Abbr. 15. Butter weight, often: Abbr. (3,2) 17. Diamond-patterned, as socks 22. Opposite of reverse: Abbr. 24. Does some angling 26. “Able was ___ saw Elba” (1,3,1) 27. Colgate competitor 29. Blob of whipped cream, say 30. Meditative murmurs 31. ___ buddies (close pals) 32. Bible beginning, before “beginning” (2,3) 33. Utterly silly behaviour 37. Blue part of “une carte” 39. Newbie crossword solver’s need, likely 42. Like the Nile, compared to the rest 44. Cost of doing business 45. “Fer shure!” 47. “The old age of youth,” per Victor Hugo 48. “M*A*S*H” war 52. Bitter-tasting 53. “It’s ___ say, but I’m afraid ...” (3,2) 55. Madrid mama bears 57. Executive groups: Abbr. 59. Invite letters hinted at by the circled words 60. Plead in earnest 61. “___ for Innocent” (Grafton mystery) 62. Lost soldier abbreviation

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