Puzzle – By Any Measure

Across

1 Final
5 Pierre’s phone greeting
8 Cleo squeeze
12 8765 hours, give or take
13 Serling of TV
14 EU River
15 Part
16 Roman 102
17 Hindu goddess
18 Older than
21 A Paul
22 Big beef hunk
23 Dancer Twyla
25 Fuss
28 Title word
29 Piri ____ map

30 Notorious Gorgon
32 Frozen dessert
34 Traffic ____
35 Help
36 Hardwood
37 Sci-fi Knight
38 Gobs
40 For vote
41 They regenerate
46 Corleone
48 Isle of ____
49 Harvest
50 Once more
51 Curve
52 Beatles ‘Penny’
53 People-eater
54 West or Whitman
55 Took out

Down

1 Where Vega hangs
2 ____ Flux (sci-fi)
3 Old sailor
4 They hold up hats
5 Region of content
6 Dawdle
7 Jim Davis dog
8 ____ Squad (70s TV show)
9 South Australia capital
10 Turnabout
11 Not soggy
19 Naysay
20 Apple dessert
24 Its teeth are scarce
25 Morning
26 Going to the dogs
27 Records miles
31 Card game
32 Quiet
33 Pica
35 Eritrean capital
37 Philippine port
39 Walley or Sea, e.g.
42 Islamic leader
43 Back part
44 Large dog
45 Volcanos and babies do it
47 In debt