ACROSS

1 My ___ Is Earl

5 To the ___ degree

8 Boone or Sajak

11 ___ the kill (present for the finish; 2 wds.)

12 Jack ___ (Johnny Carson's predecessor)

14 Cotton gin inventor Whitney

15 First name of 19 Across

17 Meg Ryan, ___ Margaret Hyra

18 Jazz singers James and Jones

19 Capote's Harper Lee

21 "Street Dreams" rapper

23 Opposite of NNW

24 ___ of Good Feelings (historical period)

27 Alleged mentalist Geller

29 "Veronica" singer Costello

33 Actress Campbell of Scream

35 The 40-Year-___ Virgin, starring 19 Across

37 West ___ Story

38 Joan ___ (French saint; 2 wds.)

40 Author Kesey

42 Richard Marx song "___ and Forever"

43 "___ Be There For You" (Theme from Friends)

45 German director Wenders

47 Actor Chan of Rush Hour

50 Nick ___ voices Vincent in Over the Hedge

54 Metal in the raw

55 A Prairie Home ___

58 Mother ___ (protector)

59 Dee Brown book Bury My Heart at Wounded ___

60 Architect Saarinen

61 "Mr. Basketball" Holman

62 "Room at the Top" singer Adam ___

63 ___ Saint Laurent

DOWN

1 Usher's "___ & Slow"

2 A Washington Nationals player, for short

3 Actor Damon of The Bourne Supremacy

4 Before Sunset star Hawke

5 Nonprofit radio network (abbr.)

6 Figure skater Babilonia

7 The Da Vinci Code's Tom ___

8 Sean ___, The Interpreter costar of 19 Across

9 Seaman's direction

10 Wedding cake layer

13 Oscar winner Witherspoon

16 Jacob's twin brother

20 "Novocaine for the Soul" rock group

22 Cheap tickets to the opera (abbr.)

24 Music producer Brian ___

25 Dennis Leary comedy The ___

26 The Barefoot Contessa's Gardner

28 Kind; type

30 Actor Diesel of Find Me Guilty

31 98 Degrees hit "___ (Cherish You)" (2 wds.)

32 Stitch; mend

34 Satie or Estrada

36 "The Foggy ___" (Irish tune)

39 Adam Sandler comedy about a universal remote control

41 Soul singer Simone

44 Hotel magnate Helmsley

46 Friends with ___, starring 19 Across

47 Being ___ Malkovich features 19 Across

48 Bay ___ of San Francisco

49 "In Da Club" rapper 50 ___

51 Actor Schreiber of The Omen

52 Freddie King's "___ Down"

53 Baseball Hall of Famer Slaughter

56 A Few Good ___

57 The ___ Shop Boys

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