Queer Crossword: “Regal Remark”

Across

 1 Fashion accessory for Zorro

 5 Goya’s naked lady

 9 Kind of bear

14 Opening amount

15 “___ only trying to help”

16 Circuit party, for example

17 One way to have one’s meat

18 Material for a drag queen

19 Urn odist

20 Start of a regal remark

23 Small criticism, slangily

24 Straights on the Kinsey Scale

25 Cries of one in bondage

27 Make applicable

29 Conn of “Grease”

31 Bow sources

33 “___ Miserables”

35 Beebo Brinker creator Bannon

37 Name divider

38 More of the remark

42 “You bet!”

44 Gielgud’s john

45 Side dish for Gomer

46 Ref’s call

47 Marilyn Monroe pix, perhaps

50 “Showboat”’s “Nobody ___ But Me”

51 Wore away

53 Isherwood’s “ ___ Camera”

55 End of the remark

60 Textiles plant

61 End note

62 Short probe

64 “Lord of the Rings” singer

65 Nathan of “Modern Family”

66 Carson’s girlfriend in “ALOTO”

67 Say “He’s just a friend…”, e.g.

68 Did a head job?

69 Francis Bacon work

Down

 1 Gomer Pyle, in the service

 2 Prop for “I have a headache tonight …”

 3 They lay on top of each other

 4 “Washington Blade” columnist Lisa

 5 Da Vinci’s “Last Supper” locale

 6 Stirred from sleep

 7 English king who made the remark in this puzzle

 8 Sailing the Pacific

 9 Tearoom possibility

10 To a fault

11 Tool of a writer

12 Offspring of a queen

13 Gay concerns of the ACLU

21 Choral work

22 What some are doing in bed

26 Enjoys a good hard workout

28 This is one

30 Frequent Hudson costar

32 Be aware of

34 TV show of the ’80s with dancers

36 Drink with fruitcake

38 Area of the Audre Lorde Project

39 No to Rimbaud

40 Muscleman Ferrigno

41 They may hope for a gay-friendly future

42 Like some glasses

43 War-torn land in the news

47 Prop for “Once Upon a Mattress”

48 Placed in opposition

49 Mineo of “Rebel Without a Cause”

52 Piddle around

54 Come together

56 Auction web site

57 Bean’s team

58 Perfect serves from Mauresmo

59 Ani DiFranco’s “___ Pretty Girl”

63 Nureyev’s nyet

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