Across

1. Peach ___

6. Actor Stanley in the
“Hunger Games” franchise

11. Little pest

14. Larger than large, in poems

15. “Because ___ so!”

16. “The Masque of the Red Death” author

17. Movement of a copter's landing area?

19. Astronaut's “Everything's fine”

20. Wilier

21. Roundup need

23. Clothing store spinoff for the
young crowd

26. Parent's stalling tactic answer

28. Activist/filmmaker James

29. Swedish/Finnish singer Bryant

30. Plain song

31. Footlong Quarter Pound Coney fast food place

32. Security requests

35. Elevator innovator

36. [You pig!]

37. Stomach trouble

38. Keg party rental

39. 1988 Best Supporting Actor

40. Go on a bender

41. Scholarly writings

43. Chromosome blueprint

44. List heading for music snobs

46. Bloods battle

47. Ready to pound someone?

48. Piles up?

49. Sit in the wine cellar

50. Excerpts from a 1966 James
Clavell novel?

56. Big D pro

57. Boot out

58. Slate, e.g.

59. “Can I have ___?”

60. Fires up the Nook

61. Meddlesome sort

Down

1. “I've felt better”

2. New Haven-to-Boston dir.

3. Pinterest guffaw

4. Beef cuts

5. Pump up the volume

6. Surfer's concerns

7. “Back in the ___”

8. Cornfield sound

9. Carrie Mathison's employer on “Homeland”

10. Without a care in the world

11. “No bet from me, trout”?

12. Large deer

13. “Orange” brewed drink

18. Governmental appointee

22. ___ Grecque (made with olive oil)

23. Classic play that begins
“Nothing to be done,” briefly

24. Muscular dog

25. Thing that bothers ballet
choreographer Marius?

26. React to something cringeworthy

27. Heat coach Spoelstra

29. Busy sounds?

31. Sign of happiness

33. Set of doctrines

34. Grab the wheel

36. Bohemian or Bulgar, e.g.

37. Ginormous

39. One who spins a yarn?

40. Luxury British wheels

42. Seahawks' grp.

43. Senator Jake who went into space

44. Manuel's “I love you”

45. Hockey rink instrument

46. Fundraiser's targets

48. Did 90

51. Guitar god's guitar

52. Drink I needed to solve this puzzle, for short

53. “House of Incest” novelist

54. Treebeard of “The Lord of the Rings,” for one

55. Large wet body

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