By Stanley Newman
March 16, 1998 12:00 PM

ACROSS

1. FDR’s successor (abbr.)

4. When The Pretender is on (abbr.)

7. Bill of Politically Incorrect

12. “___ Send Me” (Sam Cooke classic)

13. Sean Lennon’s mom

14. The ___ Man (’71 Heston film)

15. Bill of Independence Day

17. Bill of the Rolling Stones

18. North’s nickname

19. ___ Mine (George Harrison book; 2 wds.)

21. Print-shop purchase

22. Tell a funnier joke than

24. Coffee vessel

26. Futuristic drug in Shatner sci-fi novels

29. Corporal Klinger portrayer

31. ’77 TV-movie role for Yaphet Kotto

35. Daredevil Knievel

37. ___ Y (chromosome choices; 2 wds.)

38. Bill of Maude

39. Bill who was Jose Jiminez

40. Abbott and Costello, for one

42. CBS ___ on People (cable channel)

43. Abbott and Costello’s first baseman

45. Thanksgiving veggie

47. Patty Hearst’s kidnappers (abbr.)

50. Question response (abbr.)

52. Colonel Trautman’s protégé

56. Bill of “Rock Around the Clock”

58. Bill of “Ain’t No Sunshine”

60. Survival film of ’93

61. Blonde shade

62. “For Me and My ___”

63. Bill of Microsoft

64. Sheep sound

65. Fuss

Down

1. M*A*S*H prop

2. Starsky and Hutch star

3. Jethro ___ (’70s rock group)

4. “___ These Days” (Sophie Tucker’s theme; 2 wds.)

5. ___-Alicia (falcon Crest actress)

6. Singer Braxton

7. Jeff Fahey pushed one in a ’92 film

8. Brenneman of NYPD Blue

9. Prefix meaning “half”

10. Cop who inspired The French Connection

11. Corporal or captain

16. Ignited

20. Bill of Groundhog Day

23. Bill of Twister

25. Platoon setting

26. WJM-TV anchorman

27. Zsa Zsa’s sister

28. Olin of thirtysomething

30. ___ vs. Wade

32. Oda ___ Brown (Whoopi’s Oscar role)

33. Like some winter roads

34. Bill, TV’s “science guy”

36. ___ & Order

41. Vandellas’ leader

44. “Theme from Shaft” artist

46. ___-jongg

47. Thick carpet

48. ___ Land (Dream World; 2 wds.)

49. Came in for a landing

51. Ear cleaner

53. Prefix for bucks

54. Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ hubby

55. Norway’s capital

57. Plumb of The Brady Bunch

59. The Heart ___ Lonely Hunter (2 wds.)

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