Some new crosswords

Some new crosswords

Across 
1. Sting, essentially. TRAP 
5. Wingding. BASH 
9. Word often improperly punctuated. ITS 
12. Small stream. RILL 
13. Satellite radio giant. SIRIUS 
15. “__ lied”. SO I 
16. Jackie Robinson Stadium sch. team. UCLA 
17. 60-Across’ noble status. KNIGHTHOOD 
19. “Bother someone else!”. SCAT! 
20. Footnote term. IDEM 
21. Collagist’s supply. PASTE 
22. Musical impediment. TIN EAR 
24. 60-Across’ home. LA MANCHA 
26. Well-suited. APT 
27. “O god of battles! __ my soldiers’ hearts”: Henry V. STEEL 
28. Be obstreperous. ACT UP 
31. White House section. WING 
36. See 42-Down. … D’OR 
37. Bringers of great relief. SAVIORS 
40. Spanish pronoun. ESO 
41. ESPN’s Hershiser. OREL 
43. Johnny who was the last pitcher to face Babe Ruth. SAIN 
44. Catcher on the ranch. LASSO 
46. Thinks. DEEMS 
49. 60-Across’ beloved. DULCINEA 
52. “Turn up the thermostat!”. I’M COLD! 
56. Hunter on high. ORION 
57. Wolverine, for one. X-MAN 
59. Hipbone prefix. ILIO- 
60. Classic character whose exploits inspired the phrase in this puzzle’s circles. DON QUIXOTE 
62. Some annexes. ELLS 
63. Santana’s “__ Como Va”. OYE 
64. Hurries. SCOOTS 
65. Khartoum waterway. NILE 
66. Sauteing sound. SSS 
67. Top 500. INDY 
68. Hole starters. TEES 
Down 
1. Many a charitable organization. TRUST 
2. “The Addams Family” film actress. RICCI 
3. Macabre fiction middle name. ALLAN 
4. Almost all of Tibet. PLATEAU 
5. Tight spot. BIND 
6. Disney mermaid. ARIEL 
7. Summation symbol in math. SIGMA 
8. “Come again?”. HUH? 
9. Like some triangles. ISOSCELES 
10. Ineffective. TOOTHLESS 
11. Record half. SIDE A 
13. Part of a Girl Scout uniform. SKIRT 
14. Mar. honoree. ST PAT 
18. Playtex sister brand. HANES 
23. They run on cells. APPS 
25. Catholic title: Abbr. MSGR 
29. Pants with texture. CORDUROYS 
30. Natural boundaries. TREE LINES 
31. One of two states formed during the U.S. Civil War. WVA 
32. Sundial marking. III 
33. Payment beginning. NON- 
35. Try to win. WOO 
38. Gp. with common interests. ASSN 
39. Long, as odds. SLIM 
42. With 36-Across, French title of a Rimsky-Korsakov opera that translates to “The Golden Rooster”. LE COQ … 
45. __ history. ANCIENT 
47. Without. MINUS 
48. Eats well. DINES 
49. Extinct birds. DODOS 
50. Half a 1999 gas merger. EXXON 
51. In __: sullen. A MOOD 
53. Stan’s partner. OLLIE 
54. De Gaulle’s birthplace. LILLE 
55. Prescription indications. DOSES 
58. DOJ employee. ATTY 
61. Here, in Le Havre. ICI 
Edited by: Rich Norris 
Each of today’s themed answers features the letter string HAIR that have been SPLIT between the beginning and end of the answer: 
59A. Make petty distinctions … and what 17-, 23- and 49-Across literally do. SPLIT HAIRS