17A: HIGH AND LOW
27A: INSIDE AND OUT
44A: HITHER AND YON
60A: FAR AND WIDE
Four theme entries is unusual for a Monday puzzle. The first three consist of words that are opposite each other. The last one is not.
That said, let's see how many more we can come up with. I'm sure most of us will have extra time on our hands after breezing through this weak start to the week.
1A: Dogie-catching tool : ROPE.
5A: Looking like you've seen a ghost: ASHEN.
10A: Poi base: TARO.
14A: "Iliad" or "Odyssey: EPIC.
15A: Not a soul: NO ONE.
16A: Greek war god: ARES. Thor in Norse myth.
19A: Rod's companion: REEL.
20A: Sweater wool: ANGORA.
21A: Mythical city of gold: EL DORADO. What they drive in EL DORADO and who might drive them while ELO plays on the radio.
23A: Ottoman governor: BEY. Under the Ottoman Empire a BEY was the governor of a province. Other Turkish titles are AGA & PASHA.
24A: Nightmare street of movies: ELM. And MAIN (54D: Common street name).
26A: One having a little lamb: EWE.
33A: Planetary shadow: UMBRA. Still in the dark?
36A: Thinks (over) carefully: MULLS.
37A: Partner of a tournament "am": PRO. Pro-Am golf tournaments are usually a lot of fun and raise money for charities. The AMatures will pay a lot to play with a PROfessional.
38A: Chat: TALK.
39A: Roman senators' attire: TOGAS.
40A: Immense: HUGE.
41A: Previously: AGO.
42A: Pine product: RESIN.
43A: Headquartered: BASED.
47A: Walking on __: elated: AIR.
48A: Doo-wop horn: SAX.
49A: Play segment: ACT.
52A: Gloria Steinem, notably: FEMINIST. Yesterday's CATT ("Friend of Anthony") too.
57A: Home beverage counter with a sink: WET BAR.
59A: One with burning pants?: LIAR. Liar Liar Pants on Fire! is an expression of unknown meaning but well-established origins. In its most complete version, it is rendered “Liar, liar, pants on fire/ Hangin’ on a telephone wire!” It is most commonly associated with accusations of dishonesty
62A: Very dry: ARID.
63A: Up in arms: IRATE.
64A: Bad day for Caesar: IDES.
65A: Lottery-like game: KENO.
66A: Dressed like a superhero: CAPED.
67A: Keeps after taxes: NETS.
1D: Post-op treatment: REHAB.
2D: Offer one's view: OPINE.
3D: Word with bank or back: PIGGY.
4D: Canyon phenomenon: ECHO. Also a lovely Greek nymph who pined away for Narcissus.
5D: Historical records: ANNALS.
6D: Instant lawn: SOD.
7D: Digger's creation: HOLE.
8D: Carbon compound: ENOL.
9D: Renegotiated contracts: NEW DEALS.
10D: Paved: TARRED.
11D: Vicinity: AREA.
12D: Physician Walter for whom an Army hospital is named: REED. Dr. Walter Reed (1851-1902), Conqueror of the Yellow Fever.
13D: Norway's capital: OSLO. Previously Christiania.
18D: Venue for games: ARENA.
22D: Has title to: OWNS.
25D: Champagne and orange juice cocktail: MIMOSA.
27D: Bug: IRK.
28D: Made trenches: DUG IN.
29D: Spiral-horned antelopes: ELANDS.
30D: Numbered work: OPUS. Plural can be OPUSES or OPERA.
31D: Encourage: URGE.
32D: __ the line: obeyed: TOED.
33D: Brigham City's state: UTAH. Home of the Jazz.
34D: Wise men: MAGI. Singular is magus.
35D: Stain: BLOT.
39D: Fabulous: TERRIFIC.
40D: Solo played by Harrison: HAN. Also the name of a Chinese dynasty.
42D: Jockey strap: REIN.
43D: Put in cartons: BOXED.
45D: Arrangement of locks: HAIRDO.
46D: Acted sleepy: YAWNED.
49D: Put up with: ABIDE.
50D: West Point undergrad: CADET.
51D: Rapunzel feature: TRESS.
52D: Anti-aircraft fire: FLAK.
53D: Emerald Isle: EIRE. Sometimes it's ERIN.
55D: "Nobody doesn't like __ Lee": SARA.
56D: Mouth, in slang: TRAP.
58D: Duplicate: TWIN.
61D: Had lunch: ATE.
Picture of the Day: Here is great photo of our fellow solvers T Frank and his lovely wife Jean. They are going to celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary this coming weekend. The invitation to the reception contains this photo taken at a NROTC Ball held in the armory at Brown University. It was taken shortly before they were married. Jean was a senior at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she majored in fashion and design.