Crossword

ACROSS

1 Plays the ponies

5 Greek cheese

9 Peer

11 In __ (hurried)

13 Sudden swell

14 Greek sorceress

15 Shoe color

16 More inexperienced

18 Cruise worker

20 Break off

21 Works copy

22 Casino figure

23 Due follower

24 Diamond club

25 Dull pain

27 Fluttery insects

29 Caustic stuff

30 Blonde

32 Put in danger

34 Cal. abbr.

35 Ease up

36 Writer Jong

38 Long stories

39 Contract add-on

40 Minus

41 Base meal

DOWN

1 Outdoes

2 Consider the same

3 Made a fresh start

4 Slump

5 Stood up to

6 Pennsylvania port

7 Changed defeat into victory

8 Climb

10 Papal envoy

12 Grazing groups

17 Reading and others: Abbr.

19 Marionette mover

22 Solemn promise

24 Hat type

25 Rap sheet info

26 Orchestra clasher

27 Me, to Michel

28 Béchamel and béarnaise

30 Lock

31 Sweethearts

33 Cockpit guesses

37 Crater part