Crossword Puzzle: Issue 68 – June 2019 – “Culture Club”

This Month: “Culture Club”

Across

1 Gmail Button
5 Choice for one who can’t choose
9 ___ pants
14 Maker of rows
15 Creative meeting output
16 Gender-neutral pronoun
17 Long-form exam
19 Totaled, as a bill
20 John ___ (tractor company)
21 Kicker’s asset
23 Color of khaki
24 Sports fan’s draft selections
29 “Amazingly…”
32 Truth alternative
34 Trudge
35 Perjuring witness
38 Prime minister with a namesake jacket
39 Stewpot piece
40 Gemstone named for a feline feature
42 Had the edge
43 Blaine, Minnesota-based cosmetics company
45 Black Friday event
46 Super-duper
49 Some white elephants
51 “Fire and Rain” singer/songwriter
54 Beer ___
55 Gift-giver on Mother’s Day
56 “Same here”
60 Garlicky mayo
63 Key ingredient in spontaneously fermented beers…and an explanation of this puzzle’s circled squares
66 Bring to the junkyard
67 Middle Eastern royal
68 Singing style with nonsense lyrics
69 Basil-and-pine-nuts sauce
70 Hinge (on)
71 Matador’s opposition

Down

1 Pushed 90, most likely
2 Otherwise
3 What a beer nerd may stick in a snifter
4 Stood tall (over)
5 Power drill insert
6 Poem of praise
7 Pioneering electrical engineer
8 Despises
9 Middle: Abbr.
10 “I’ve got it!”
11 Five-event competition
12 She played Anita in “West Side Story”
13 ___ Range (northern Minnesota region)
18 Casual confirmation
22 Place for lifting
25 Mardi Gras city, informally
26 Morons
27 Manner of speaking
28 Before, in poetry
29 Smashing pumpkins sound
30 Dirty martini ingredient
31 Debate officials
33 Stripped-down paintings
36 Happy ___ clam
37 Pass on a message
40 24-can pack
41 Don’t use one’s inside voice
44 GOP rival, for short
46 Most ventilated
48 Boorish person
50 Wine tasting criterion
52 Skyscraper, e.g.
53 Japanese art form
54 Huff and puff
57 Tuesday fare, per a phrase
58 Old Russian ruler
59 Palindromic man’s name
61 Long. crosser on a map
62 CNBC news item
64 Rapper ___ Nas X
65 Not sweet

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