Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Aug 30 2018

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1. Classic video game hero a.k.a. the Blue Bomber : MEGAMAN
8. Word after “be” or “end” : ALL
11. Light lunch choice : SALAD
14. Seeing someone, say : ONADATE
15. Like the services of many financial planners : FEEBASED
18. Class that doesn’t require in-person attendance : WEBINAR
19. Place in 1861 news, for short : FTSUMTER
20. Abbr. on a college entrance sign : ESTD
21. Neighbor of N.Z. : AUST
22. ‘Fore : ERE
23. Temporary, as a store : POPUP
26. “Let’s go to the next one” : SKIPIT
28. Dorm V.I.P.s : RAS
29. Genre for Panic! at the Disco : EMO
30. Pinker, say : RARER
32. Biases : SLANTS
34. Place for pilots : RANGETOP
36. Dorm V.I.P. : BMOC
37. Like zombies : UNDEAD
38. Program for reducing litter on highways : ADOPTAROAD
40. Lines screenwriters didn’t write : ADLIBS
44. Ignore, with “out” : TUNE
46. Ride taken for a spin? : CAROUSEL
48. Bother : HASSLE
51. Real stunner : TASER
52. It borders B.C. : IDA
53. Magic, on scoreboards : ORL
54. Movie camera settings : TSTOPS
56. Casey who voiced Shaggy : KASEM
58. Pot leaves? : TEA
59. Some brewery offerings, in brief : IPAS
60. Regain hit points, in video games : HEAL
62. Part of a pope’s title : HOLINESS
64. Popular browser extension … or a literal description of four black squares in this puzzle : ADBLOCK
68. Stretch : ELONGATE
69. Common fish in aquaculture : TILAPIA
70. Number 2 or 6 : ADAMS
71. Playwright Thomas who predated Shakespeare : KYD
72. Educational toy with a spinning arrow : SEENSAY
1. Trim, in a way : MOW
2. Phoenix-to-Albuquerque dir. : ENE
3. Yak : GAB
4. Word akin to sayonara : ADIEU
5. Annoyance from a subway seatmate : MANSPREAD
6. Rat-___ : ATAT
7. Crunchy candy with a gummy string center : NERDSROPE
8. Dalliance : AFFAIR
9. Go easier : LETUP
10. Philosophy of simplicity : LESSISMORE
11. Yosemite ___ : SAM
12. Rudderward : ASTERN
13. Watch wolfishly : LEERAT
16. Whole lot, slangily : BUTTLOAD
17. Speak to : ADDRESS
23. Home of the oldest university in the Western Hemisphere (founded in 1551) : PERU
24. Home of a sultan : OMAN
25. Polliwog’s place : POND
27. Held on to : KEPT
31. Performing flawlessly : ATONESPEAK
33. Nonprofit org. since 1920 : ACLU
35. Understands : GETS
36. High-ranking officers : BRASSHATS
39. Put ___ on (limit) : ACAP
41. Ancient mother goddess : ISIS
42. Sainted English historian : BEDE
43. Roast : SLAM
45. Doing grown-up things, in modern lingo : ADULTING
47. Endearingly awkward, in slang : ADORKABLE
48. Easily angered sort : HOTHEAD
49. Colored body part : AREOLA
50. Event that looks like its first letter? : SLALOM
51. Put in the trash : TOSSED
55. Lip-smacking : TASTY
57. Bloom who wrote “The Closing of the American Mind” : ALLAN
61. Actress Falco : EDIE
63. People whom it’s helpful to know : INS
65. Black ___ : OPS
66. Secretive org. : CIA
67. King Arthur’s foster brother : KAY