Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Dec 24 2018

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

Across
1. Kiss, in Spanish : BESO
5. Cooper of hard rock : ALICE
10. “That was a bear!” : WHEW
14. Reclined : LAIN
15. Snake poison : VENOM
16. Shovel’s creation : HOLE
17. Dog in “The Thin Man” : ASTA
18. First ex-wife of Donald Trump : IVANA
19. One of the Great Lakes : ERIE
20. Features of some eco-friendly vehicles : HYBRIDENGINES
23. Give the go-ahead : SAYOK
24. Comes to understand : REALIZES
26. ___ the chips fall where they may : LET
28. City near Scottsdale : TEMPE
30. Dry region covering most of Botswana : KALAHARIDESERT
36. Swamp : FEN
37. Similar : ALIKE
38. Battery for a remote : AAA
39. It may or may not correspond with one’s birth sex : GENDERIDENTITY
44. More crafty : SLIER
45. “Delicious!” : YUM
46. Former attorney general Jeff : SESSIONS
51. Involving warships : NAVAL
55. Getting picked up by the side of the road … or what 20-, 30- and 39-Across are literally doing? : HITCHINGARIDE
57. Partly open, as a door : AJAR
59. One way to commute : BYCAR
60. Jane Austen title woman : EMMA
61. Broad valley : DALE
62. Clement C. ___, writer of “A Visit From St. Nicholas” : MOORE
63. One twixt 12 and 20 : TEEN
64. Birds that hoot : OWLS
65. In a pouty mood : SULKY
66. George H. W. Bush had four : SONS
Down
1. Bored feeling, with “the” : BLAHS
2. Course you’re almost guaranteed to get a good grade in : EASYA
3. Not get involved while something’s happening : SITBY
4. Really cookin’ : ONAROLL
5. Rah-rah : AVID
6. Pry bar, e.g. : LEVER
7. Silly : INANE
8. Dance done in a line : CONGA
9. One might end “Sent from my iPhone” : EMAIL
10. Asthmatic noises : WHEEZES
11. Taboo alternative to beef : HORSEMEAT
12. Manning with a good throwing arm : ELI
13. Tiny : WEE
21. Furniture giant founded in Sweden : IKEA
22. Time after dark, in commercials : NITE
25. Apply, as pesticides : SPRAY
27. Them ___ hills : THAR
29. Info on an airline website : ETA
30. Falls (over) : KEELS
31. Woody Allen comedy that won Best Picture : ANNIEHALL
32. Mahershala ___, co-star of 2018’s “Green Book” : ALI
33. Cleanse (of) : RID
34. Eisenhower, informally : IKE
35. Say it isn’t so : DENY
36. Some fourth down scores: Abbr. : FGS
40. Wishes : DESIRES
41. Once, back in the day : ERST
42. Sandwich fish : TUNA
43. Ottoman inns : IMARETS
47. Parts of a Cold War arsenal, for short : ICBMS
48. Words to a josher : OHYOU
49. Actor Williamson : NICOL
50. Sarcastic comments : SNARK
52. Alternative to YouTube : VIMEO
53. Some jingle writers : ADMEN
54. Favors one side : LEANS
56. ___ Poupon mustard : GREY
57. Hullabaloo : ADO
58. Scary part of a T. rex : JAW