Cutting (out) corners

Cutting out corners

Across
1. Spin doctor’s concern
6. ___bral: Requiring use of the brain/ intellect
10. Walking stick for the elderly and disabled
14. Month after Adar
15. Leave out
16. Time in March to beware
17. ___ and true
18. The N of CS&N
19. Fixes, as an election
20. Trump office (2 words)
22. Apple’s center
23. Holden ___field: Catcher in the Rye narrator
24. Nobel Peace Prize winner Mandela
26. F___nate: enthrall, enchant
30. ___ it or lose it
31. The Three Faces of ___: 1957 film
32. Trudge (anagram for LOGS)
33. Tops of jars
35. Israel’s largest bus operator
39. A type of cheese
41. Voluntary act to show remorse after wrongdoing
43. ___ of the art (most advanced)
44. Norse goddess of fate
46. Neighbor of Earth
47. 1600 Pennsylvania ___: Where 20 ACROSS is
49. Get ___ of: (discard)
50. Small ornamental case
51. Wilt (The Stilt) Chamberlain, for instance
54. Tropical fever
56. Circular symbol of goodness
57. Lord ___: Tolkein masterpiece (3 words)
63. Pakistani tongue
64. ___ cheap: A real bargain
65. “He’s ___ nowhere man” (Beatles lyric, 2 words)
66. Dreidel motion
67. Money is the root of all of this
68. Boot camp boss
69. Take note of
70. “Da Ya Think I’m ___?” 1978 Rod Stewart hit
71. Wrapped up, concluded

Down
1. ___ the Woods – 1986 Stephen Sondheim musical
2. Weapon with many warheads (acronym)
3. The largest continent
4. Highlander
5. ___rine system (series of glands)
6. Puzzlement; also 1979 ELO hit
7. Sent with a click
8. Specialized computer architecture (acronym)
9. Welding gas
10. “The ___” – 1970 Joni Mitchell hit (2 words)
11. Parting word in Madrid
12. “Black” in Barcelona
13. Ruhr Valley city
21. San Andreas, for one
25. Not at all odd
26. Nile snakes
27. Thin incision
28. Unwakable state
29. 1964 Beach Boys classic (3 words)
34. Full of life
36. Pesky, tiny swarming insects
37. Light brown shade
38. Arnaz of I Love Lucy
40. ___ Tzedek (in Tel Aviv)
42. Provide, as with a quality (Anagram for U NEED)
45. Eloquent woman speaker
48. Wears down
51. Silence
52. ___ diem (seize the day)
53. Golden ___: A blast from the past
55. Wipe out
58. “Gimme ___” (Let’s slap hands)
59. Country that recently shot down a US drone
60. Unlikely candidate for prom king
61. Lug___: What you hope arrives at the airport when you do
62. Winter outdoor toy

After Nine