Small Potatoes
by Fred Piscop

Across

1. Vintners' vessels
5. It's a long story
9. Replacement players, perhaps
14. River of Arag√≥n
15. Lou Grant's paper
16. Book before Joel
17. Need a bath desperately
18. Rock-'n'-roll pioneer Freed
19. Didn't just sit there
20. Avoiding punishment, perhaps
23. Essential acid
24. Comic Rudner
25. "Tiny Bubbles" singer
29. Hand-dyed fabrics
33. An ex of Frank
36. Veep after Hubert
38. Words after "Sit" or "Step"
39. More pressing matters
43. Inter __ (among others)
44. Archie Bunker, to Mike Stivic
45. All right, slangily
46. Little chicken
49. Mideast's __ Heights
51. Suitable for service
53. Styptic pencils' targets
57. Leverage in negotiations
62. Of the blood
63. Plumb crazy
64. "__ the ump!"
65. Parenthetical remark
66. Roulette bet
67. Best or Ferber
68. Statistical values
69. Florida's Miami-__ County
70. "__ we forget ..."

Down

1. Vice __
2. Crosswise, nautically
3. Euro-filled fountain
4. "Would you be __?" ("Please?")
5. For fellows only
6. He sang about Alice
7. Composer __ Carlo Menotti
8. Dogpatch denizen
9. Cascade Range peak
10. Showy parrot
11. Italian bubbly's source
12. "__ there, done that"
13. Down in the dumps
21. Wild West justice
22. Bro or sis
26. "All Things Considered" broadcaster
27. Avery Fisher's field
28. Circular gasket
30. Poop
31. Scotty's captain
32. Ocular woe
33. Quatrain scheme
34. TV handyman Bob
35. Opposed to, in dialect
37. Capital on a fjord
40. It's sometimes dumped on winning coaches
41. Shakespearean prince
42. Jew's-harp sound
47. Goes for stripers
48. "Cry __ River"
50. Cost of a candy bar, once
52. Had the blahs
54. Reprimand mildly
55. Hops dryers
56. Pie-in-the-face sound
57. Anka's "Eso __"
58. In the thick of
59. Spectacular star
60. Stuck in the cooler
61. Zilch
62. Easter entree

Solution

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