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ACROSS

1 First visitor to Scrooge (6)

4 Aussie beast (8)

15 Prize presented by Columbia University (8)

19 Mark Twain and Lewis Carroll (10)

25 Multiplied by four (10)

30 Working (2,3,3)

36 Scrooge utterance (3,6)

38 Artist’s stand (5)

40 Wall recess (5)

41 To Kill a Mockingbird author (6,3)

42 “Don’t open _____ Christmas!” (5)

43 Capital of Sicily (7)

44 Oft-ridiculed Yuletide snack (9)

45 Trolley sound (5)

46 Gilligan’s Island actor born in 1913 (3,6)

47 Relatively low-temperature stars (3,6)

48 Auditions (7)

49 Washroom (8)

50 Country superstar Twain (6)

51 Thrive (8)

52 Preschoolers (4)

53 Horrified (6)

54 Out of the loop (10)

55 Rodeo rope (5)

57 Object of worship (4)

58 Smart alecks (9)

62 Shoulder gesture (5)

64 Feature of a Hawaiian canoe (9)

66 Road imperfection (4)

67 Oil capital (6)

68 Madonna’s _____ or Dare (5)

70 Worm catchers, proverbially (5,5)

72 “I haven’t a clue” (6,2)

75 Leg bone (6)

77 Service club since 1915 (7)

82 Vagrant (8)

83 Crossword pattern (4)

85 Beyond belief (6)

86 Gawking at (6)

88 Caribbean music genre (7)

90 Blacksmith’s block (5)

92 Beast (6)

93 Just (4)

96 Circus performer (5)

97 Puts out bait (4,1,4)

100 Bawdy (6)

102 The “T” of BLT (6)

103 Serious play (5)

104 Graphical representation, in stats (9)

106 Quick as a wink (2,2,4)

107 Chinatown director Roman (8)

109 Hill in a baseball diamond (8,5)

115 Historic Brooklyn ballpark opened in 1913 (6,5)

120 Shakespeare’s ____ Night (7)

121 Cash register’s drawer (4)

123 Opposing Chinese principles (3,3,4)

127 Engrave with acid (4)

132 Singular spot of vulnerability (8,4)

133 Miley Cyrus “dancing” (8)

135 Ugandan airport in 1976 news (7)

137 Sheeplike (5)

138 Metres and litres (5)

140 Dry as the Sahara (4)

141 Creator (5)

142 The lap of _____ (wealthy conditions) (6)

143 Take the lid off, as a toothpaste tube (5)

144 CF-105 interceptor plane (4,5)

145 Fireside feeling (6)

147 Bye Bye Bye singers (1,4)

149 Large theatrical audition (6,4)

150 E-mail folder (2-3)

151 Warplane combat (8)

152 City served by Indira 492-Across International airport (3,5)

154 Dorothy’s dog (4)

156 Take the money and run (7)

158 Rich (4-2-2)

159 The “A” of A/V (5)

161 Nile valley region (5)

163 Nativity scene (6)

165 Lying on the stand (7)

167 Kenya’s largest city (7)

170 Tear down, as a building (8)

171 Secured by a cable, e.g. (5)

172 His archenemy is Professor Van Helsing (5,7)

175 Kurt Cobain’s group (7)

177 Measha Brueggergosman’s voice range (7)

180 Genesis through Malachi (3,9)

181 After-bath powder (4)

182 Beetle of 388-Down (6)

183 Leave the cockpit in a dramatic way (5)

184 Russia’s ____ Mountains (4)

185 1961-1989 structure (6,4)

186 Starry Night artist (3,4)

187 Solemn vow (4)

189 Stretchable, as a waistband (7)

192 Took a stride (7)

194 Swimming pool measurement (5)

196 Hindu retreat (6)

197 Literally, the voice of the people (3,6)

198 Tempting person (7)

200 The Old ____ Bucket (5)

201 Charles Atlas, for one (11)

204 T-shirt size (5)

205 Sinatra hat (6)

206 Scrooge (5)

207 Wear for Mr. Green Jeans on Captain Kangaroo (8)

209 One of the Deadly Sins (4)

210 Daze (6)

211 City garbage disposal choice (8)

213 Aversion (8)

215 “Live long and ____” (Star Trek phrase) (7)

216 Book of synonyms (9)

218 Pacific salmon (4)

219 Shadow clock (7)

222 Climate of an era (9)

223 Dolly the sheep, famously (5)

224 Sans-____ typeface (5)

226 Steep-sided valley (6)

229 Fail to show for the game (7)

230 Intense PR campaign (5,5)

231 Existentialist author born in 1913 in Algeria (6,5)

232 France’s longest river (5)

233 School attendee, or eye opening (5)

235 Consternation (6)

237 Egg cell (4)

240 Doesn’t keep informed (of) (5,5)

244 With “The”, scandalous Stravinsky ballet of 1913 (4,2,6)

246 Child’s toy of an equine head on a stick (10)

251 Smooth-talking (4)

254 Visa, for one (6,4)

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