Crossword for Tue, 17/Apr/2018

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Across
1: Turn on the waterworks

4: Herr's helpmate

8: Nutty

12: Wander

13: Irritate

14: It shows the way

16: Puzzle piece

17: Make money

18: Your umbrella, perhaps

19: Spanky, to Alfalfa

20: 15 min. on the gridiron

21: Sternward

23: 'Golly!'

24: Pick up the check

26: KO caller

28: Shortchange

30: 'Friendly' pronoun

32: Sound of a hard smack

36: Triangular sail insert

39: Curly coif

41: Batik worker

42: Squeeze (out)

43: Humans

45: Polynesian paste

46: Long haul

48: Golden Rule preposition

49: Louisiana politician Huey

50: Decision made at home?

51: First zoo?

52: 'Quadrophenia' band, with 'The'

54: Firearm

56: Disconcert

60: Away from the office

63: Old soap ingredient

65: Brown paper container

67: Diminutive dog

68: Leaflike plant part

70: Ann, to Abby

72: Word on an octagon

73: Acquire, as a debt

74: Line

75: You don't need a license to fly it

76: Buckwheat noodles of Japan

77: Coal carriers

78: Very cold

Down
1: From the nearest star

2: Little egg

3: Apiary occupant

4: Neck line?

5: Niagara Falls sound

6: Tune

7: Arm bone

8: Tend to the turkey

9: Get ready for a fight

10: Math subj.

11: Pump part

12: Proof of pmt.

15: Itty-bitty

20: Amt.

22: Small one

25: Historical period

27: Basketball position (abbr.)

29: Faux follower

30: Mammoth feature

31: Romance novelist Victoria

33: Shot in the arm

34: Many millennia

35: Fuddy-duddy

36: Catches on to

37: Gumbo vegetable

38: Coral habitat

40: Horsemen count

44: Madame of the sty

47: Barrel of suds

49: Tennis shot

51: Whichever

53: Crone

55: Extremist

57: Tall story?

58: Like many chimneys

59: Ballyhoo

60: 'Shogun' sash

61: Java vessels

62: Folded food

64: Inscribe with acid

65: Heckle or Jeckle

66: 'No ifs, ___, or buts!'

69: Baby bear

71: Seek favor with

72: Biathlon need





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