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Crossword: ''Tune in, drop out''

Who needs high school?
By MATT JONES  |  September 9, 2009

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1 Novelist Waugh
5 Oozing
10 Annapolis sch.
14 First two notes of a descending scale
15 ___ Dame
16 16-bit console of the 1990s, for short
17 "Thriller" director who dropped out of high school
19 Fox show that takes place in various cities
20 Org. with a "Trick-or-Treat" donation box
21 Volleyball need
23 Hwy., for one
24 [it was wrong before I quoted it]
25 Rapper/actor who dropped out of high school
29 Field combatants?
31 Suffix after New Jersey or Israel
32 Cease to exist
33 Digital camera variety, for short
34 Company that developed FORTRAN
35 English, across the border
36 TV chef and author who dropped out of high school
39 Oscar winner Tomei
42 Over 7 on the pH scale: abbr.
43 Fond du ___, Wisconsin
46 Journalist ___ Rogers St. Johns
47 Org. that holds the Masters
48 "The Tortoise and the Hare" writer
50 Daredevil who dropped out of high school
53 Household stain remover sold on TV
54 Took the plunge
55 Company that introduced AIM
56 "Buon ___" ("Merry Christmas," in Italy)
58 Buffalo's county
60 Animator who dropped out of high school to join the army (but was rejected)
63 Ultrafast jets
64 Console that came with paddles and joysticks
65 End of an Ali strategy
66 Pop quiz, e.g.
67 Gulf of Aden country
68 Tear violently
1 Get used (to)
2 Nut cases
3 Part of PETA
4 Abbr. that denotes "U.S. president"
5 Chaotic
6 One billion years
7 Airport terminal abbr.
8 Paisley Park Records founder
9 Some questionnaire answers
10 The Trojans, for short
11 Surface-swimming equipment
12 It may come close to Uranus
13 Says it's so
18 "___ Fall in Love"
22 "Is it bigger ___ breadbox?"
26 Soft drink that used to be a Mr.
27 Start of some humorous comments from elders
28 Diamond pattern
30 Clay character who said "Oh no!" a lot
34 Henry ___ Award for college basketball coach of the year
35 Category
37 Gourmet food mecca of Japan
38 Rapper in a Viking helmet, familiarly
39 Sultry star of early talkies
40 Unfavorable
41 Goes back to fix the paragraph again
44 Words after "cute" or "calm"
45 Actress Dewhurst of "Anne of Green Gables"
47 Pontius ___
48 Jai ___ (fast-paced sport)
49 Acted like a predator
51 "I don't believe it!"
52 ___ a tie (require overtime)
57 Winter Palace ruler
59 Self-help workshop movement of the 1970s
61 On the ___ (fleeing)
62 Uno plus due

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