Continental Drift

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This puzzle was my first ever, constructed in July, 2015. It is meant to be 16 squares wide, with the top half offset from the bottom half by one square. (So imagine those two vertical bars of black squares in the NE and SW weren't there.)

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  • 1 Shower head setting
  • 5 Brooklyn neighborhood by the river
  • 10 Speedy
  • 15 Nordic metropolis
  • 16 Russian mining hotspot
  • 17 To call 5D this would be an understatement
  • 18 "I can't hear you, you're _____" (or, with 66A, observation from a classic pop hit)
  • 20 Bruised, in a way
  • 21 Rastafarian expression of oneness
  • 22 Barbershop accessory
  • 24 Brazilian carrier
  • 25 Provided a segue for
  • 28 Scarlett Johansson, maybe
  • 29 Hook up
  • 30 Gen. Robert _____
  • 31 Roadside savior, at times
  • 33 Vega of the New York Lottery
  • 35 Gentlemen
  • 36 Legendary swinger
  • 38 Get out
  • 39 "It's not you, it's me", for example?
  • 42 Bounce
  • 45 Gain, deservedly
  • 46 Unwanted solicitations
  • 50 Warning to parents
  • 53 Press for details
  • 54 Krav ____, martial art for 2D
  • 55 "Do, or do not. There ____ try."
  • 56 Cleary or D'Angelo, to a pal
  • 58 Like a serpent, iconically
  • 60 New Year in Da Nang
  • 61 More than anxiety
  • 63 Make good
  • 64 "No wait," in ad speak
  • 66 Challenges (or end of the observation from 18A)
  • 69 Somewhere to settle on game night?
  • 70 Unborn, after "in"
  • 71 Genesis player
  • 72 They typically rise up against the snobs
  • 73 Cut
  • 74 Remains
  • 1 Cell phones, across the pond
  • 2 Sharon, for one
  • 3 Slim
  • 4 Minions
  • 5 It makes moms MADD
  • 6 Ceremonial receptacle
  • 7 Flashy wheels
  • 8 GOB or Buster, on TV
  • 9 Flying fisher
  • 10 Smoker's voice, maybe
  • 11 Selfless colonist
  • 12 Canadian indulgence
  • 13 Offal
  • 14 Canine companion in Fallout series of games
  • 19 Family
  • 23 Guillermo's gold
  • 26 You might find it underfoot in Japan
  • 27 "Lost" location
  • 29 It has a minimum, but no maximum
  • 32 Internet co. acquired by Verizon in 2015
  • 34 Bruce and Kravitz, for two
  • 37 Travel plan, briefly
  • 39 Pic
  • 40 Run a circle around?
  • 41 Mdse. at a discount, often
  • 42 Star distributors, sometimes
  • 43 "Gunners" of English soccer
  • 44 Yells at
  • 46 Dabble
  • 47 Precursor to a Bj√∂rn
  • 48 Plans
  • 49 Hooked up
  • 51 Org. with Pelicans and Hawks
  • 52 Someone you might meet at a bar?
  • 57 Quite a view
  • 59 Possessed
  • 61 Pots' partners
  • 62 Swallow preceder
  • 65 It's often found under a ~
  • 67 Exist
  • 68 Cone counterpart