Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Jan 1 2018

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

Across
1. First victim of sibling rivalry : ABEL
5. ___ Newton (cookie) : FIG
8. Somewhere across the ocean : ABROAD
14. Transmitter of freckles or blond hair : GENE
15. “You’re ___ to talk!” : ONE
16. “Now!” : PRONTO
17. Three goals in a single game : HATTRICK
19. Leap day baby, astrologically : PISCES
20. Darth Vader’s nickname as a boy : ANI
21. Similar : ALIKE
23. “Hmm, I don’t know” : GEE
24. Blood fluid : SERUM
26. Its lyrics tell of unrequited love : TORCHSONG
30. Shiver from fear : TREMBLE
32. Big tub : VAT
33. By way of : VIA
34. Turkey ___ king : ALA
35. A, in Munich : EIN
36. Telescope part : LENS
37. Music staff notation : TIMESIGNATURE
41. Child’s plea : CANI
42. ___-Caps : SNO
43. Calligrapher’s tool : PEN
44. League that used a red, white and blue ball, for short : ABA
45. Greed or gluttony : SIN
46. Someone who likes to see many raised hands : TEACHER
50. Reason to get braces : BUCKTEETH
53. Push : SHOVE
54. ___ close to call : TOO
55. Ranee’s wrap : SAREE
57. What’s shaped at the gym, informally : BOD
58. Literary last words : EPILOG
61. Barely adequate … or what the starts of 17-, 26-, 37- and 50-Across are : PASSABLE
63. Wild : SAVAGE
64. Slithering killer : ASP
65. “___ a little!” : LIVE
66. Car radio button : PRESET
67. Short of money : SHY
68. Couple that might be snapped by paparazzi : ITEM
Down
1. Horror-struck : AGHAST
2. Pitch to the head, informally : BEANER
3. Total : ENTIRE
4. Call from a chair umpire : LET
5. Chocolate kiss wrap : FOIL
6. Provoke : INCITE
7. Gordon ___, lead role in “Wall Street” : GEKKO
8. Mobile device download : APP
9. Smart : BRIGHT
10. Things to stop and smell : ROSES
11. Quick appraisal : ONCEOVER
12. Caught a bite : ATE
13. Beehive and bouffant : DOS
18. Go off on tangents : RAMBLE
22. Watergate hearings chair Sam : ERVIN
25. Savory taste : UMAMI
27. Cocktail hour nosh : CANAPE
28. Number of batters in a lineup : NINE
29. Neither a liquid nor a solid : GAS
31. Famous collie of radio, TV and film : LASSIE
35. Inflated self-image : EGO
36. Break in the workday : LUNCH
37. Popular perfume : TABU
38. Out of commission : INACTIVE
39. Hammond ___, writer of “The Wreck of the Mary Deare” : INNES
40. Kids : TEASES
41. Vehicle with a meter : CAB
45. Moe, Larry or Curly : STOOGE
46. Defeat decisively : THRASH
47. Tolkien creature : HOBBIT
48. Develop gradually : EVOLVE
49. Cash in : REDEEM
51. Nuts containing caffeine : KOLAS
52. Spanish food served on small plates : TAPAS
56. Athletic award : ESPY
58. Hard-to-explain skill, for short : ESP
59. Tee box sign info : PAR
60. “I ___ it!” : GET
62. Cable news host Velshi : ALI