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  • This week's theme: The 50 States
    Profiles of the 50 States

    Across

    1. * The Empire State
    8. * Capital of #29A
    15. * Heard in Politics Class: "When President George W. Bush was in ___, __ was that state's Governor."
    16. * The state bird of Louisiana is the Eastern Brown ___
    17. "Watch it!"
    18. * Its name comes from a Latinized Spanish word that means "mountainous"
    20. Pertinent
    21. Show Affection For ...in a ga-ga way?
    22. Ms. Karenina, without the "A"
    24. Twisting force (var. sp.)
    28. Org. of countries
    29. * Cherokee Rose is the state flower here
    33. Model of excellence
    35. Lovey-Dovey sounds
    37. Seaweed
    38. * Where the Cornhuskers play football
    40. Attacher of papers
    42. Sanction
    43. Particular Plant
    44. Hiker's comment: "This last part of the hike will be ___ which has the toughest terrain."
    47. * The ___ State (See #18A for a Related Clue)
    51. Ruffed lemur
    52. Repeat
    54. * New England state
    55. Wait
    57. "Wo" ending
    59. * National Anthem of the United States: "The ___-Spangled Banner"
    60. Type of Acrobat, without the "ialist"
    61. Breakfast Grains ...spelled backwards?
    63. Mr. Fields, and others
    66. * Colorado's state bird: Lark ___
    68. Mr. Gershwin
    71. * Motto of the United States: "In God ___"
    73. * etatS ___ eht sa nwonk si oihO
    75. * Heard in Social Studies Class: "July the ___ a holiday on which Americans in all of the fifty states celebrate Independence."
    76. * Capital of #27D

    Down

    1. To the ___ degree
    2. Shoe width Size
    3. Alphabet sequence
    4. Yippee, without the "hoo"
    5. Type of Diffusion, without the "sis"
    6. * It was one of the original 13 colonies, with Island
    7. * Frankfort is its capital
    8. Not Together, without the "rt"
    9. * Graceland is located in this state
    10. Grassy plain
    11. Three-toed sloth
    12. Coke Container ...all shook up?
    13. Sink device
    14. Social insect
    19. Kiri Kanawa connecter
    23. * The state tree here is the Pine
    24. Kevin Costner movie: "___ Cup" (1996)
    25. Lyric poem
    26. Confederate Soldier, informally
    27. * North completer
    29. Don't stop
    30. Wooden Pin ...spelled backwards?
    31. Not well
    32. Imitate
    34. * It's a great one: ___ Michigan
    36. * Island of Hawaii, without the "hu"
    39. * Nevada's state flower
    41. Trolley
    43. * Alaska: The Last ___
    44. Things in livingrooms, for short
    45. Fedora, for one
    46. Historical period
    47. Weekday, for short
    48. Businessman's Outfit, minus the "S"
    49. Genetic letters
    50. Poetic contraction
    53. Mr. Young
    56. Introduction
    58. Ms. Tucker
    61. Address Abbr.
    62. Toy Company ...flipped around?
    63. The Rock's org.
    64. Prez
    65. Mr. Sutcliffe (Original bassist for The Beatles)
    67. Green Things, without the "Pla"
    68. "Here" in French
    69. Covering on the floor
    70. Detest, minus the "or"
    72. Initials of the star of "Barefoot in the Park" (1967)
    74. Ms. Ripa, without the "lly"

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