Crossword: At the polls



ACROSS

1. Nader ran as such a candidate

6. Not the Senate

9. Tattle

12. State with mostelectoral votes, abbr.

14. Prefix meaning Chinese

15. Neither Democraticnor Republican

16. Old-timer among computer makers

17. Poisonous snake

18. Idiot

22.All systems need it

23.Pre-election event

25.Reject

26.Old salt

28.Tide type

30.Miners seek it

32.Shorthand for this country

33.Scurry

35.Coding to hide data

36.Land surrounded by water

39.It gets stuffed

42.Honk

43.Many found hanging in Florida

45.Short for phone

46.Utah tribe

47.Place to bathe

49.These occur outside voting sites

53.Election month

56.Federal IT chief, abbr.

57. Redecorate

58.One, in Scotland

59.Citizens do this with their votes

60.Voting guarantee


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2.Pol running forre-election

3. Electoral College member

4. How voters definethemselves

5. Citizen voting abroad is '

6. Last-resort tally

7. Reed instrument

8. Group running as a team

10. ____ of code

11. These capture votes, old-style

13. Election watchdog

19. White House spokesman, to friends

20.Illegally assureelection's outcome

21. Law creating DMVregistration

24.Not a one

27. Member of the GOP

29.Lists of choices

31.A tease

32. Measure of one

34. They serve sixyears

37. Spirit

38. Summer, in France

40. Arm or leg

41. The prez's home

44. Comforter cover

48. Place to sleep

50. Wee

51. It uses stanzas

52. Not the right

54. ___ and apple pie

55. Memorable period


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