Crosswords by Victor Fleming ‘73

Across

1 Enters cautiously

8 Annoying breezes

14 Weatherproofer, e.g. 

15 Vienna’s nation

16 Tongue for Professor Shireen Campbell

17 Turkish hostels

18 davidson.___

19 Nabokov’s longest novel

20 Aardvark food

21 Caller of strikes and balls

24 Martini garnish

26 Cavs’ scoreboard abbreviation

27 With 48-Across, this puzzle’s title

29 Cleans with soap

32 “Tell me, I’m all ___!” 

33 Appoint to a holy office

35 Fleabag

38 As a large group

42 Cancel, as a law

44 Linen fiber

45 “Sounds good to me!” 

48 See 27-Across

51 Dundee turndown

52 Chef ___dee (Conagra brand)

53 Muscle-builder’s pride

54 Explore, as the Internet

56 Ballet dancer’s digit

57 “Once Upon a Mattress” prop

59 Licentious

61 Tongue for Professor Melissa Gonzales

65 Rotterdam, for one

66 Osso buco accompanier

67 Grammar concerns

68 Walks to one’s car, say

Down

1 Legal conclusion? 

2 Lion’s lair

3 Comic bit

4 “Legally Blonde” character

5 Agreed

6 Affront

7 To the ___ degree

8 Defunct Russian parliament

9 Cape Town’s country (abbr.) 

10 Razor model

11 Tongue for Professor Caroline Fache

12 Every jot and ___

13 Disrespects

15 Capital employee

19 Affirm positively

21 Advertiser’s target

22 Film rating grp. 

23 Full of zip

25 “God willing!” 

28 Ad ___ (to the stars; Lat.)

29 Lusterless

30 “We ___ to please!” 

31 Big military muddle

34 Airport annoyance

36 “Losing My Religion” rock group

37 Animal that beats its chest

39 Critical comment, figuratively

40 “Riders of the Purple ___” 

41 Business

43 Additive to some tissues

45 Be resolute

46 River through Toledo

47 Tongue for Professor Emily Frazier-Rath

49 Brit’s diaper

50 ‘50’s rock musical

52 Hardware item

55 Fussy dressers

56 Paves the way? 

58 They start with enero

60 1973 Supreme Court decision name 

61 Grp that’s a year ahead of jrs. 

62 Figure skater Midori ___

63 1950s TV star Erwin

64 Like Szechuan food