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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Print Puzzle

Across

1 Nutty as a fruitcake

 5 Remarkable hole

10 Little fairies

14 Northern capital

15 Geometry calculations

16 Simba’s love, on Broadway

17 Start of a quote by Ma in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

20 Petticoat junctions?

21 Taxpayer’s ID

22 Cover for head or shoulders

23 Words in an analogy

25 One place to stick it

27 More of the quote

30 More of the quote

34 Home st. of Jim Nabors

35 The Continent, to Britten

37 Perlman of “Cheers”

38 Debtor’s slips

40 “Dallas” setting

41 Eat it

42 Titanic, e.g.

44 Straight to ___

46 Half a fly?

47 Female hormone

49 Like a metrosexual

51 Drag queen Gene

52 Leave as is

54 End of the quote

59 “Lawrence of Arabia” director

60 Hit the road

61 TV singing competition

63 ” ___ of Eden”

64 Beach birds

65 Muse to John Boswell

66 They’re performing, in “Fame”

67 Old Russian despots

68 Balkan native

Down

1 Umlaut pair

 2 Straight AIDS victim Arthur

 3 Bitch botherer

 4 Agee of the Amazin’ Mets

 5 It’s stimulated by Bernstein

 6 Playground retort

 7 Precious stones

 8 Where space ships start

 9 Sink-trap shape

10 Slang for a small member

11 Poet Angelou

12 Farmer’s tool

13 Bellow in the library?

18 Davis of “King”

19 Voyeur’s confession

24 Carpenter’s connector

26 Witherspoon of “Big Little Lies”

27 Ethiopia’s Selassie

28 California middle name

29 Claim 9 inches online, say

30 Asp secretion for Cleopatra

31 “Gone with the Wind” guy

32 Rock-bottom

33 Pol in the Bears’ hometown

36 Mardi Gras crowd, e.g.

39 Treacherous types

43 Top of the mouth

45 “The ___ Love” of R.E.M.

48 Robert of “Camelot”

50 Top floors

52 Cut

53 Part of a drag queen’s wig

54 Shed item

55 Shakespearean verb

56 Star Turner

57 “Spamalot” writer Eric

58 Dijon dusk time

59 DeLaria of comedy

62 High arcing shot

QBurgh staff writer
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