Mildly Tricky 83

ACROSS

1. Inhabitants: Suffix

5. “The Thin Man” dog

9. Expert

14. Taboo

15. Lowlife

16. Pulitzer-winning biography of a Civil War general

17. Belgian composer Jacques

18. Leaf

19. Opera about an opera singer

20. Sanford of “The Jeffersons”

22. Campers, for short

24. Ballpark fig.

25. Gives a hoot

27. Popeye's Olive ___

29. “Good buddies”

31. Duty

33. “Okay, Aunt Bee,” Opie-style

37. Before: prefix

38. More modern

40. Instant

41. Wonderland cake message

43. Samovar, e.g.

44. Daughter of Lear

45. Toys with tails

46. It doesn't hold water

48. “___ Pinafore”

49. Historic Hungarian city

50. High-speed Internet inits.

51. Sends forth

53. TV adjunct

55. Big name in stationery

57. “Good” cholesterol, briefly

60. Center

62. Chew out

65. Kind of board

67. At a distance

69. Computer units

71. Big buttes

72. Spanish house

73. ___ to one's ears

74. Missouri river

75. “Blazing Saddles” Oscar nominee Madeline

76. End-of-week cry

DOWN

1. Bach's “Mass ___ Minor”

2. Actress Spelling

3. Chemical endings

4. Comfort

5. Slander

6. Bathroom item

7. Yank

8. New World abbr.

9. Like craft shows

10. ___ volente (God willing)

11. “If all ___ fails …”

12. Chest muscles, briefly

13. Suckling spot

21. Noble partner

23. ___ populi

26. Germ-free

28. Greek harp

29. Diet guru Jenny

30. Midler of “The Rose”

32. “Rule, Britannia” composer

34. Black billiard ball

35. Rip-offs

36. Kind of room

37. Yappy dog, briefly

39. Milquetoast

40. Seismograph pickup

42. Griffin of game shows

47. Experienced

50. Actress Joanne

52. “Not right now”

54. Go after

56. Disconcert

57. ___ sapiens

58. Membership fees

59. Actress Bonet

61. Support

63. Triangle tone

64. Needle case

66. Binge

68. LAX watchdog

70. Tanning lotion letters

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