Puzzle

Degeneres Is Ideal, Also Istic

ELLENPUZ
Written by Agenda Florida

Across

1 Anaïs Nin was one

8 Golfer Muffin ___-Devlin

15 Physically fit

16 Unit with some real stallions

17 “You wish!”

18 Rio beach of song

19 Start of Degeneres’ comment on receiving the People’s Choice Humanitarian award

21 More of the comment

22 Rubbers of noses

24 Seaman’s pair

27 Doze off

28 More of the comment

33 Debussy sea

34 Trucker’s ride

36 Lea of OITNB

38 Imaginary

40 Seaport of Pasolini’s land

41 Some Willa Cather works

43 Came out on top

44 Neighbor of Cal.

45 Degeneres

46 Put a scuff on

48 Sign over

49 Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd, e.g.

52 Children’s hospital to which Degeneres donated her award

57 End of the comment

60 Like Kerr Smith in Dawson’s Creek

62 Kind of homo

64 First, for one

65 Whip material

66 “Jailhouse Rock” settings

67 Become harder to climb

 

Down

1 Had sex with, in slang

2 Letters over Mary’s son

3 On the ocean

4 Pulp Fiction actor Ving

5 Shakespeare’s feet

6 Shake up

7 Erection of temporary shelters

8 Poli ___

9 Parenting couple, sometimes

10 Cole Porter’s “Well, Did You ___”

11 Half of Mork’s good-bye

12 Warhol critic Greenberg

13 At Wit’s End author Bombeck

14 Idol of porn

20 Ins. letters

23 Ann Bannon’s ____ Girl Out

24 Get a smile out of

25 Self-directed Streisand film

26 Flamboyant Flynn

28 Cumming on the stage

29 Break for Heather’s mommies

30 One that mates with a queen bee

31 Was laid up in bed

32 Easily screwed

34 Prince’s purple precipitation

35 Island in gay Paree

37 Rocker Brian

39 Byron’s before

42 Mustangs of the NCAA

43 Violet Quill members, for example

47 “Try ___ might…”

48 Queer as a three-dollar bill, e.g.

49 Mullally of Will & Grace

50 Weight unit for your stones

51 “Is that true of us?”

52 Margaret Cho’s Can’t ___ Dancing

53 Alas., once

54 Knight in the saga of Moff Mors

55 Aussie colleges

56 Paul of Little Miss Sunshine

58 “Take ___ from me …”

59 Staircase descender for Duchamp

61 Dottermans of Antonia’s Line

63 DC figure