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Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Seth Geltman and Jeff Chen

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Seth Geltman and Jeff Chen

Animal Crackers.  You'll crack up when you find the animals in each IDIOM (56-Across). 18-Across. Animal kingdom predator: FOX IN THE HENHOUSE. 29-Across. Animal kingdom traitor: SNAKE IN THE GRASS. 49-Across. Animal kingdom eccentricity: BATS INTHE BELFRY. 62-Across. Animal kingdom complication: FLY IN THE OINTMENT. And two related theme clues: 56-Across. Figure of speech: IDIOM. 2-Down. Fanatic love of animals: ZOOMANIA. Across: 1. HIV-treating drug: AZT.  Short for Azidothymidine. 4. Word with contracts or contractions: LABOR.  As in Labor Contracts and Labor Contractions. 9. More brooding: MOPIER. 15. Mauna __: LOA.  Mauna Loa is a Hawaiian volcano that last erupted in April 1984. 16. Frugal way to wed: ELOPE.  Fun new clue for this crossword staple....

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