THEME: AMERICAN AUTHORS


ACROSS


1. ____bat or ____phobe


5. *Old Man’s turf


8. Old-fashioned “over”


11. Group of countries


12. Bayonet action


13. Sailing vessel with two masts


15. *”Up the Down Stair____” by Kaufman


16. Philosopher Marx


17. Poetic although


18. *Whaling writer


20. Soak some ink


21. Golf course


22. Hawaiian dish


23. *”Slouching Towards Bethlehem” essayist


26. Tax break


30. Singer Yoko


31. Bodily fluids


34. Three-ply snack


35. Parkinson’s disease drug


37. Debt acknowledgement


38. Special way of doing something


39. EU money


40. Chevy Chase’s 1985 comedy


42. One little piggie?


43. Plunder


45. Bias crime perpetrators


47. Pied Piper’s follower


48. Feed the fire


50. Rare bills


52. *Female Nobel winner


55. Olden day calculators


56. Home-grown healer


57. H.S. math class


59. Azaria and Aaron


60. Known for its cabs


61. Sports award


62. ‘re


63. “But I heard him exclaim, ____ he drove out of sight, Merry Christmas to all…”


64. Wander about


DOWN


1. *”Dr. Seuss’s ____” alphabet book


2. Chowder protein


3. “A ____ is a ____ is a ____…”


4. Plural of ocellus


5. Corn holder


6. British peers


7. Having the means


8. Doctor Octopus’ first name


9. Not counterfeit


10. Greek R


12. Fit for some jeans


13. Shish ____


14. *”Invisible Man” author


19. Actress Davis


22. Product of inflammation


23. Dished out


24. Empower


25. Morrison’s “The ____”


26. “Open and ____” case


27. About to explode


28. Joanna Gaines’ concern


29. Ox connectors


32. Grain grinder


33. *Master of the macabre


36. *”American Authors” genre


38. Shade of Dockers


40. In good shape


41. Movement disorder


44. Desert mirage


46. SAT administrator


48. Type of renewable energy


49. Figure of speech


50. Type of ski lift


51. Do like the moon


52. Lion’s do


53. Guesstimate phrase


54. Australian palm


55. Norwegian band


58. Sweaty spot