Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Puzzle by Alan Arbesfeld, edited by Will Shortz

The starts of 17-, 23-, 36-, 45- and 57-Across, TAKE, THE, MONEY, AND and RUN, along with WOODY and ALLEN (61A. With 63-Across, name associated with the starts of 17-, 23-, 36-, 45- and 57-Across), e.g., TAKE PLACE (17A. Happen), THE SOPRANOS (23A. First cable series to win an Emmy for Outstanding Drama), MONEY LAUNDERING (36A. Process involving illegal drug profits, say), AND I LOVE HER (45A. Flip side of the Beatles’ “If I Fell”) and RUN SCARED (57A. Retreat in fear) are the interrelated group of this angstless Tuesday crossword. For the trailer of 1969 Take the Money and Run, go HERE.

Tuesday links -- EDIE (40A. Falco of 23-Across [e.g. THE SOPRANOS]) and TONY (23D. Lead role on 23-Across), SATURN (9D. Second-largest planet in the solar system) and MOON (33A. Titan, to 9-Down); WOMEN’S LIB (11D. 1960s movement rejecting traditional gender roles); ARDEN (51D. Elizabeth of cosmetics); HESSE (44A. “Steppenwolf” author); LEROY (37D. Jim Croce’s “bad, bad” Brown); SNAPE (6D. Potions professor at Hogwarts).


For today’s cartoon, go to The Crossword Puzzle Illustrated.

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