Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Dec 15 2018

Published in New York Times Crossword. Tags: , , , .

Across
1. Athlete with the 1999 guide “Go for the Goal” : HAMM
5. Folklore monster whose name means “goat-sucker” : CHUPACABRA
15. Cream alternative : ECRU
16. What might precede a parachute jump : HESITATION
17. Captain Morgan and Admiral Nelson’s : RUMS
18. “I got you” : UNDERSTOOD
19. Dog jog : TROT
20. Attempts to remove some barriers : TRADETALKS
21. River with Victoria Falls : ZAMBEZI
23. Wave function symbol in quantum mechanics : PSI
24. Having someone’s thoughts in mind? : ESP
25. Revolving toy : SITNSPIN
30. 1988 security guard comedy : RENTACOP
33. Stimulate : GOOSE
34. Prefix with god : DEMI
35. Jazzman Earl : HINES
37. Cardinal point? : CLAW
38. Put away for later : ONICE
40. Like agliata sauce : GARLICKY
42. Where you might go downstairs for drinks : HOTELBAR
44. Dir. that’s also a suffix : ENE
45. [That makes me mad!] : GRR
46. Program opening? : CDDRIVE
50. Didn’t think about : SUPPRESSED
55. Product with six fruity flavors : TRIX
56. #1 hit for the Jackson 5 and Mariah Carey : ILLBETHERE
57. Role for Hugh O’Brian on TV and Kevin Costner in film : EARP
58. Tailgaters’ tote : BEERCOOLER
59. Shade akin to cerulean : AQUA
60. Enthusiast’s purchase : SEASONPASS
61. Wet cloud : MIST
Down
1. Bandwidth unit : HERTZ
2. Maker of the MDX and RDX : ACURA
3. 1983 comedy/drama about a stay-at-home dad : MRMOM
4. Remark of envy : MUSTBENICE
5. Arguing with God, for example : CHUTZPAH
6. One of several French kings : HENRI
7. ___-approved : USDA
8. Sort who entices others to follow : PIEDPIPER
9. Still : ATREST
10. Assigning stars to? : CASTING
11. Congratulatory start : ATTA
12. Science subj. : BIOL
13. Swindle : ROOK
14. Connectors : ANDS
22. Attendance abbr. : EST
25. One method of locating schools : SONAR
26. United, e.g. : SOCCERTEAM
27. Apt surname for an acupuncturist? : POLK
28. “By Jove!” : ISAY
29. “What’s ___?” : NEW
30. Setting of a 2000s Comedy Central police show : RENO
31. Let off : EMIT
32. Locale for Cubans : CIGARSHOP
34. “Silly me!” : DOH
36. Some Winter Olympians : SLEDDERS
39. Nickname of Doménikos Theotokópoulos : ELGRECO
41. Political designation: Abbr. : IND
43. Nova Scotia’s Cape ___ Island : BRETON
46. Crop deity : CERES
47. Operation Red Dawn defender : IRAQI
48. Mono, e.g. : VIRUS
49. Overseas worker, perhaps : EXPAT
50. Some family folks, informally : SIBS
51. Nickname for Ulysses : ULEE
52. Entered response : PLEA
53. Some 58-Across contents, in brief : PBRS
54. Ward with many awards : SELA