THEME: 20th CENTURY


ACROSS


1. Nibble away


5. *Information space


8. School support org.


11. Royal Indian


12. Short for Dorothea


13. Oak nut


15. And others, for short


16. Seat of intellect


17. Branch of philosophy


18. *War to end all wars?


20. Lump of stuff


21. Type of examination, pl.


22. Owned


23. Downer


26. Wiggle room


29. *___-Wan of “Star Wars,” a 20th Century Fox film


30. Tends to fire


33. Affirm


35. Grabbing tool


37. Blade drops


38. ____ ballerina or ____ donna


39. *Village People song


40. Verse with repeating lines


42. Bartender’s Triple ____


43. Panhandler


45. *”Cheers” owner


47. Any high mountain


48. Like yellow polka dot bikini


50. Tropical edible root


52. *First on the moon


56. Holy See’s administering body


57. Focuses


58. *____ Lady, a.k.a. Margaret Thatcher


59. Newspapers and such


60. December 24 and 31, e.g.


61. Vena ____


62. Common conjunction


63. Itty-bitty


64. Fence piece


DOWN


1. Increased in size


2. *North Atlantic Alliance, acr.


3. Slightly open


4. Whack


5. Mark from a lash


6. Is dressed in


7. Dry riverbed


8. *Walt Kelly’s comic strip (1948-1975)


9. *Aldous Huxley’s journey


10. *Mandela’s org.


12. Foil


13. Aquarium scum


14. *Conflict without active fire


19. One step to success?


22. “For ____ a jolly…”


23. Half-rotten


24. *Manhattan Project invention


25. Don’t do this to words!


26. Raunchy


27. Dispatch boat


28. *Aden Emergency locale


31. Skunk’s defense


32. *”The Century Trilogy” author Follett


34. *Space ____


36. *First in space


38. Manufacturing site


40. *Tupac’s genre


41. Vomiting


44. Triumph maliciously


46. Song words


48. Treasure collection


49. Event host


50. U, on the road


51. Like Mojave


52. “____ ____Good Men”


53. Singular of #21 Across


54. Most luminous star


55. Buzzing pest


56. Number cruncher