Oct. 2 2013 10:54 AM

Weekly crossword by Ink Well Xwords

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Across

1. Hill staffer

5. Chinese action star in "Lethal Weapon 4"

10. Trans-Siberian Railroad city

14. Beijing environmental issue

15. The skin is the largest one in humans

16. Silver of political and sports analysis

17. Baller's wheel decorations

19. Company that hired 16-Across away from the New York Times

20. Animal with shoes

21. "Bossypants" author

22. Assists, e.g.

23. One seeing the sites?

26. Apartment rental caveat

28. Met VIP, e.g.

33. High Times centerfold, perhaps

34. Caesarean section?

35. 1980s Buick series

38. S&M prop

39. "I'll call you," on Telemundo

41. Rowing need

42. Metal fusion

44. Beret's place

45. Mrs. Krabappel

46. Category for some research vessels

49. Art Ensemble of Chicago sax player Mitchell

51. "Sounds fair to me"

52. Subject of Machu Picchu builder Pachacuti

53. Vintage film channel, briefly

56. Gives a boost

60. American-born Jordanian queen

61. Tourist area where one might drive past the game

64. Small denomination of a golden Galleon, in "Harry Potter"

65. F, e.g.

66. Chop ___

67. Match parts

68. Takes too much of, as a drug

69. Hot, as a former lover, in slang

Down

1. "In the Beginning" author Sholem

2. Disclaimer letters before a message board comment

3. ___ Rebellion (19th-century Rhode Island
    Republican insurrection) 

4. Search for oneself, in a way?

5. Coffee

6. Eff up

7. Comment before a break in the rat race

8. Square

9. Harmonized

10. Dollar bill

11. Young Skywalker's teacher

12. Patron of puking outside Irish pubs before noon, casually

13. Some British cigarettes

18. Land form in the Southwestern U.S.

24. Upper hand

25. Famed section of Venice

27. Palindromic Porter picked third by the Wizards in the 2013 NBA draft

28. "Quantum of Solace" Bond girl Kurylenko

29. Bell sound

30. Youth program rank that requires 21 merit badges

31. Back-to-school shopping purchase

32. On top of the world

36. Gives one star to

37. History book sections, say

39. This club has one

40. Lone

43. Old-time farmers' rides

45. Orbital path

47. "C'mon, offense!"

48. West Coast state, briefly

49. Curling arenas

50. QB or conductor's cue

54. Word after E or ID

55. Degs. for performance artists

57. Imitation

58. "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" band

59. American vodka brand

62. Hubbub

63. Stimpy's partner

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