New York Times Crossword Answers August 20, 2022

Across

Pauses in discussion UMS
“I Am ___,” best-selling autobiography of 2013 MALALA
Foods that can help boost testosterone levels FIGS
Some discount offerings PROMOCODES
Reserve group, in brief? OPEC
Moving film? SHRINKWRAP
Words before and after “deal” ORNO
Enemy organization in Marvel Comics HYDRA
Truck part BED
Azalée ou chrysanthème FLEUR
Bug-eyed toon with a big red tongue ODIE
Part of an oil well, maybe CAP
Add to the kitty TOSSIN
___ Foundation (nonprofit with a history going back to 1984) TED
Locale for a pin MAT
Military leader of old SHOGUN
Demand for honesty DONTLIETOME
Expression in an uncomfortable situation FORCEDSMILE
“No need to elaborate” IUNDERSTAND
___-eyed (naïvely idealistic) STARRY
Default avatar on Twitter, once EGG
It’s raised by the best BAR
Browns, in a way SAUTES
Sanskrit honorific SRI
“Faster!” MOVE
Brought on board HIRED
Buddy MAC
Sunk one’s teeth into? SAWED
“Why haven’t you …?” retort IDID
Sign outside a hospital room, maybe NOVISITORS
Alternative to a finger poke PSST
What Kleenexes are created for ONETIMEUSE
M.L.B. star Juan SOTO
“Oh, hallelujah!” GODYES
Garden activity TEA

Down

Ultimate result UPSHOT
Literary character who “alone, in the ranks of mankind, was pure evil” MRHYDE
Louche SORDID
___ Van Duyn, 1990s U.S. poet laureate MONA
Comic strip cry ACK
Plight of the 1%? LOWBATTERY
Pro pitcher ADREP
Help for a case LEAD
Shakespeare’s “pretty worm of Nilus” ASP
It’s not what it looks like FOOLSGOLD
“It seems to me …” IPRESUME
Straight up GENUINE
Hold in contempt SCORN
Embroil MIRE
Something you hope to find while rock climbing FOOTING
People born on the 4th of July, e.g. CANCERS
Holy trinity? THEMAGI
King Arthur’s slayer MORDRED
Barcelona or Belfast, to Boston SISTERCITY
Provided with funds DONATEDTO
Church inits. LDS
One who’s always thinking ahead? FUTURIST
Not-very-satisfying explanation ISAIDSO
Leave gracefully BOWOUT
Disinclined AVERSE
It has a significant part in the Bible REDSEA
Places for cabins SHIPS
On a hard disk, say SAVED
What “#” means in chess notation MATE
Prefix with -cratic MONO
Noted virtual community SIMS
Drink that can be spiced … or spiked NOG
German pronoun SIE

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