New York Times – Nov 2 2018


Across
1. It might give you a headache : MSG
4. Tank top : GASCAP
10. “Westworld” network : HBO
13. Restaurant chain with a “never-ending pasta bowl” : OLIVEGARDEN
16. Slip : ERR
17. “You wanna fight?!” : COMEATMEBRO
18. Remote inserts : AAS
19. Doughnut-loving toon : HOMER
20. ___ Air : BEL
21. Kind of ball that’s edible : MATZO
23. Did a pantomime of : APED
24. Ukulele accessory : CAPO
25. Like many textbook publishers : ELHI
26. Show letters : USO
28. Game in which I is 1 : SCRABBLE
31. Belt under the waist? : LOWBLOW
35. Some Tornado Alley residents : KANSANS
36. Explosion cause : IRE
37. Country music’s ___ Young Band : ELI
38. Figures in some “Twilight Zone” episodes, for short : ETS
39. 9-to-5, maybe : RUT
40. [Knock, knock] : LETMEIN
42. Has as a tenant : RENTSTO
44. Composer of symphonic “verse” : TONEPOET
46. “Heck, yeah!” : DOI
47. Didn’t keep quiet : TOLD
48. Level : SHIM
50. Talk smack to : SASS
54. Stopped debating : CHOSE
55. Bear in a hit 2012 film : TED
56. Invite, as to one’s penthouse : ASKUP
57. ___ package : AID
58. Wasted vacation days? : BOOZECRUISE
61. Show with a musical guest, for short : SNL
62. Genre for Anthrax and Megadeth : THRASHMETAL
63. An end to jargon? : ESE
64. Classic gag gift : SEXTOY
65. See 56-Down : ANT
Down
1. Hot chocolaty drink : MOCHA
2. Simple craft : SLOOP
3. Confidence booster on a test : GIMME
4. Its teeth are pointy : GEAR
5. Hollywood title: Abbr. : AGT
6. Latin rhythm : SAMBA
7. Unsavory fellows : CREEPS
8. Spot remover? : ADBLOCKER
9. Bits ___ second : PER
10. Hershey toffee treats : HEATHBARS
11. Its shell has three sides : BRAZILNUT
12. Guesstimate words : ORSO
14. German wheels : VEEDUB
15. Emphatic rejection : NOMEANSNO
22. Fathers’ clothes : ALBS
24. “Sweet” : COOLIO
27. What insomnia causes to build up over time : SLEEPDEBT
29. Like Call of Duty: Black Ops : RATEDM
30. This, to Tomás : ESTO
31. Breezy air : LILT
32. Spinoff Nabisco cookies : OREOTHINS
33. Wimp : WETNOODLE
34. Establishment to which customers have come for years? : WINESTORE
41. Classic TV diner : MELS
43. Tears don’t rip it : TISSUE
45. Stubborn Dr. Seuss pair : THEZAX
49. Clarifier in texts : IDEST
51. Very furry, muscular dog : AKITA
52. Elder of the sisters who visited Narnia in “The Chronicles of Narnia” : SUSAN
53. Said “O-D-O-U-R,” e.g. : SPELT
54. Ukulele accessory : CASE
56. With 65-Across, fierce marcher : ARMY
59. Post cereal made with honey : OHS
60. ___ Chang (ex-girlfriend of Harry Potter) : CHO

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