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Squad on a slope

SKITEAM ...

Zamboni site

RINK ...

Word before reach or reason

WITHIN ...

With 3-Down, Nintendo exercise offering

WII ...

With 38-Across, cocktail with lemon or lime

GIN ...

What Gollum calls “my precious”

RING ...

Water cooler?

BRIG ...

Verb that’s also a Roman numeral

MIX ...

Venice’s Bridge of ___

SIGHS ...

Unaffiliated voters: Abbr.

INDS ...

Toyota hybrids, jocularly

PRII ...

Touch of color

TINCT ...

Threshold

BRINK ...

Static ___

CLING ...

Start of some evasive maneuvering

ZIG ...

Stand-___

INS ...

Speaks like Sylvester

LISPS ...

Spam holders

TINS ...

Source of the word “whiskey”

IRISH ...

Sounding like Big Ben

CHIMING ...

Sorts

ILKS ...