Across

1. Suffix for bowling alleys and cinés

5. Aptly placed decoration for this theme

9. CAT scan units

13. Grape shape

14. "You may disagree with me," initially

15. British celebrity cook Smith

16. Electricity measurement

17. Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry

18. Opines

19. "Take Care" director Tuccillo

20. One with braces, slangily

22. Runner Griffith Joyner, familiarly

24. Continent with both the largest and smallest countries by area: Abbr.

25. Luxury car decorations

33. Coming out of both channels

34. She played Beatrix in "Kill Bill"

35. "Between Two Ferns" comic Galifianakis

38. Loses traction on the road

40. Server's language

41. Reply to "Who wants some eggnog?" maybe

42. Some native Alaskans

44. Seafood appetizer

49. Charles V's realm: Abbr.

50. Some tan shades

53. Gay icon The Advocate called "The Elvis of homosexuals"

60. Affectionate letters

61. Broadway actress Kelli

62. Caucus state

63. Puzzle-within-a-puzzle puzzle

64. Largest of the Philippine islands

65. Try to get off the ground?

66. Bring home

67. Transitioning word

68. Aptly placed swag for this puzzle's theme

69. Holiday associated with this puzzle's theme, for short

Down

1. "The Muppets" dog

2. To no ___

3. Seder bread

4. Rockers ___-J

5. Cortana's cousin

6. Counterfeit collectors

7. Large food tunas

8. Took Greyhound

9. Patriot Paul whose time capsule was found on 12/11/14

10. On the safe side, nautically

11. TMZ fodder

12. Prom queen's decoration

15. Excel bit

20. Blow a horn

21. Shepherd's spot

23. "Inherent Vice" actor Brolin

26. ___ Plaines

27. They can get the bugs out

28. Sleigh-driver's controls

29. "Well, obviously!"

30. Cloister member

31. Initialism said after hearing about the boss's holiday party antics

32. Ornette Coleman's instrument

35. Extra oomph

36. Stirring activity

37. Beat walker

39. Richard Branson's title

40. Grp. whose colors are scarlet and gold

43. Going into overtime

45. Crawl on the bottom of ESPN, for one

46. Phantom of the Opera's instrument

47. FDR group, or, you know, that "Crying Game" actor

48. Members of the spin class?

51. Michelob brew

52. Digitizes, as a contract

53. Wake-up shock

54. "Never gonna happen"

55. Daydreamer's state

56. Space in a rocky relationship?

57. Track and field star Jones

58. Gchat setting with an orange circle

59. Times for some shut-eye

63. Nat. with 31 states

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