SB_December_20_2023

Page 15 The Sun Bay Paper December 20, 2023 ACROSS 1 Where Bowie died 6 New York canal 10 Forestry deg. 13 Peregrinates 14 Pocket bread 15 _ noire: bugbear 16 On the qui vive 17 Mimicker 18 Not fer 19 John _: liquor personifi ed 21 Orange cover 22 New Jersey players 23 They may be blessed 25 After kappa 29 “The Pentateuch” 31 _51 32 Hurried 34 Sailor’s vacation 38 Ungrateful wretch 40 Had creative thoughts 42 Respond to stimulus 43 Actor Russo 45 _ Straits 46 Open central courts 48 He collects the rent 50 Forever, in verse 53 Chest sound 55 French composer Edouard 56 Frederick I, nickname 62 Explorer Tasman 63 Lamb’s pen name 64 Type of column 65 Style or manner of expression 66 Product of the dryer 67 Creme de la creme 68 Memorable period 69 Wise one 70 Evaluates DOWN 1 Many a Qatar native 2 “Damn Yankees” role 3 Affi rm 4 European blackbird 5 Seaport in northwest Belgium 6 Diff erence between a lunar and solar year 7 Quick thrust in fencing 8 Nero’s way 9 Wage recipient 10 Commence 11 Be frugal 12 Wards off 15 They need caps 20 Type of cake 24 Low area 25 Den 26 Composer of “Rule Britannia” 27 Ton lead-in 28 Gondoliers boating song 30 Chief of the Aesir 33 Persian fairy 35 Monkshood 36 _ Beach, FL 37 Dam in Germany 39 Env. word 41 Musical Reese 44 Jewelry item 47 The men in gray 49 Weirder 50 Fill with joy 51 Small drum 52 Justice Kagan 54 Lessen 57 Margin add-on 58 Alley Oop’s cave mate 59 An agitated state 60 Where it’s at 61 Radio’s “Easy _ ,, this issue’s puzzle is called ‘BAR NONE’ Last weeks solution on page 17

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