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1 Pitcher's rubber

5 Whitman's dooryard bloomers

11 Get ready for action

15 Succotash bean

16 Tennis star Mauresmo

17 "Little Caesar" gangster

18 Crude cartel

19 "Scent of a Woman" Oscar winner

20 Point of view intro, at Gay.com

21 Start of a quip

24 Sault ___ Marie

25 Start of a footnote abbr.

26 Threesome

28 Doesn't feel up

32 Buster Brown's bulldog

35 End of the quip

39 "Victor/Victoria" actor Peter

40 Verdi opera

41 ___ Gay Hamilton

42 Liam of "Kinsey"

44 Straw hat

46 Beginning to whiz

47 k.d. lang's "___ Gal"

52 Barrie's precipitation

53 Source of the quip

55 No note for a butch

58 "The Mod Squad" character

59 Edmund to Colette?

63 Saying

64 "Village Voice" honor

65 "Three Tall Women" writer

66 Material on a drag queen's legs

67 Tony-winning musical

68 Defamation in print

69 Forest opening

70 Like Izzard's comedy

71 Rock Hudson roles, usually

Down

1 Lagging behind

2 Prefix with suction

3 Nat. counterpart in MLB

4 Bottoms

5 Memory gap

6 "___ my wit's end!" (cry of a bottom comic's lover?)

7 One who says, "Let us prey"

8 You could get caught in this

9 Armed Forces VIP

10 Capital of Margaret Cho's ancestral home

11 Adventurous desert queen

12 Hoar

13 Alpine feedback

14 "Billy Elliot" epithet

22 "Believe ___ not!"

23 Mil. student body

26 Number of sides to a gay symbol

27 Transsexual Richards

28 Queen of the hill

29 Dick's running mate

30 Like Abner, before Viagra?

31 NBC sketch source

33 Stud's strides

34 To eat, to Ulrichs

35 Tart taste

36 Kind of column

37 Old TV comedian George

38 Poet Teasdale

43 Like antigay language

45 Third testacle?

48 Pussy's last name, in "Goldfinger"

49 Greased the palm of

50 With title to

51 Fine point

53 George Burns film

54 Gay porn director Francis

55 Dangle like a package

56 Pastoral poem

57 The Oscars, e.g.

60 "Dancing Queen" band

61 Have-not's condition

62 Disney pictures

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