Across

1. Collegiate Iowa city

5. Princess in a Baum book

9. Prepare veggies

14. Jack Black's alma mater

15. ___ court

16. Roger follower

17. Concluding words about David Ortiz's team?

19. ___ alia

20. José Martí International Airport city

21. Make a mistake

23. Poem of elevation

24. Cheer for Cristiano Ronaldo

25. Distrusting

28. Dictator Lon

29. Contacts company

31. Alternative word

32. World UFO Day mo.

33. Female prophet

36. Conquistador Hernando

39. “What is the deeeeal with Armageddon? Oh, great, here comes my postal worker nemesis”?

41. Like They Might Be Giants

43. Some lab burners

44. Digital camera type

45. “Is this thing on?”, e.g.

47. “Farther Off from Heaven” playwright

51. Words to go on?

52. “Chicago P.D.” actor

55. “I Will Never Let You Down” singer Rita

56. Ancient

57. Lewis Black's alma mater

58. Anyone running for president, e.g.

60. Tease relentlessly

62. 3.785 liters of the universal donor type?

65. Piano piece

66. Sausage

67. Broad sts.

68. Does some emailing

69. Whirlpool

70. Time off

Down

1. Storyteller

2. Rockets coach Kevin

3. Bills number

4. “Water for Elephants” writer Gruen

5. When things go poorly

6. Game parks?

7. Italian PM Aldo

8. Star pitchers

9. Vanilla and chocolate soft serve flavor

10. ___ can

11. Singer born Reginald Dwight

12. Beat but good

13. Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom

18. The check that's in the mail?: Abbr.

22. Actress Chong

26. R&B singer with the 2006 #1 hit “So Sick”

27. Shingles, e.g.

30. Operator

34. Variety

35. “The Famous Five” writer Enid

37. Humorist Bombeck

38. East German secret police

39. Expert brought into fix a “problem”

40. Feminine ending

41. Measurements of familiarity, as of brand names and celebrities

42. Howl shrilly

46. Convert into cipher

48. Taped

49. Dances

50. Serious

52. Summer vacation times

53. Pooch

54. 59-Down-shaped constellation

59. Ceremonial table

61. Whackdoodle

63. Silent greeting

64. The ___ (appropriately)

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