Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Dec 27 2018

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

Across
1. ___ billiards, game on a pocketless table : CAROM
6. Mount whose name means, literally, “I burn” : ETNA
10. Something with teeth : JAW
13. In the course of : ALONG
14. Detached : ALOOF
15. Fed. science org. : EPA
16. Family symbol : TOTEM
17. Flier with a message : SKYWRITER
19. Monomaniac of fiction : AHAB
20. Divisions in the Congressional Record : SESSIONS
21. View remotely? : WATCHTV
23. Sunroof alternative : TTOP
26. “You sti-i-i-ink!” : BOO
27. Follower of clear or cross : EYED
29. “Forever, ___” (1996 humor book) : ERMA
30. Drone’s job : AERIALRECON
33. Rod’s partner : REEL
34. Realm with an Imperial Diet: Abbr. : HRE
35. Rods’ partners : CONES
37. Rival of Cassio : IAGO
38. One might have a wink or a smile : EMOTICON
41. Foreign-born musician with a Presidential Medal of Freedom : YOYOMA
43. Trough filler : SLOP
44. Tin or glass : CONTAINER
46. Business meeting that participants dial into, informally : TELECON
48. Bunch of lovers? : ROSES
49. “Just like that!” : BAM
52. Gray : AGE
53. Words before “a good night” : TOALL
55. Author Calvino : ITALO
57. Former Yankees manager Joe : GIRARDI
59. Crafty person? : ARTISAN
61. It helps keep the machinery running : GEAROIL
62. Does something to a T : NAILSIT
63. Clich├ęd : STALE
64. “A tyrant’s authority for crime and a fool’s excuse for failure,” per Ambrose Bierce : DESTINY
Down
1. Carolina tribe that allied with the colonists in the American Revolution : CATAWBA
2. Song sung by Elvis in “Blue Hawaii” : ALOHAOE
3. Muscle with a palindromic name : ROTATOR
4. End of an era? : ONEBC
5. Company that released “2001: A Space Odyssey” : MGM
6. ___ Club : ELKS
7. Department store department : TOYS
8. “___ get it” : NOWI
9. It was once big for Aretha Franklin : AFRO
10. It’s indicated by arrows on a map : JETSTREAM
11. Parody, in a way : APE
12. Newspaper headline of 12/8/1941 : WAR
14. Alternative to “Sincerely” : ASEVER
18. Department with a buffalo on its seal : INTERIOR
20. One frequently pictured in GQ or Vogue : STYLEICON
22. Symbol on many a bumper sticker : HEART
24. Rolex rival : OMEGA
25. Texas’ ___ Duro Canyon : PALO
28. Radiation cleanup, briefly : DECON
31. “Fingers crossed!” : IHOPE
32. Brooklyn attraction : CONEYISLAND
36. Acoustic measure : SONE
38. Sad songs : ELEGIES
39. Burrowing rodent : MOLERAT
40. Follower of a plane … or a hint to this puzzle’s theme : CONTRAIL
42. “Most definitely!” : YESITIS
43. Amos Alonzo ___, coach in the College Football Hall of Fame : STAGG
45. I.S.P. option : AOL
47. Dominate : CONTROL
49. Lowest parts : BASSI
50. Author Locke of the Harlem Renaissance, the first African-American Rhodes scholar (1907) : ALAIN
51. Hall of fame : MONTY
54. Comic strip canine : ODIE
56. Bias : TILT
58. Celestial altar : ARA
60. Norma ___ (Oscar-winning role of 1979) : RAE