Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Nov 25 2018

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Across
1. Late Queen of Soul : ARETHA
7. Places for bears or villains : LAIRS
12. What a recipe may be written on : NOTECARD
20. Puts up : RAISES
21. Veep under Nixon : AGNEW
22. Formal defense : APOLOGIA
23. Photo caption for the winning team’s M.V.P. being carried off the field? : ASTARISBORNE
25. Get an F in physics? : MISSPELL
26. Bert of “The Wizard of Oz” : LAHR
27. Powerful swell : SURGE
28. In the style of : ALA
30. First-generation Japanese-American : ISSEI
31. Houdini feat : ESCAPE
33. Rey, to Luke, in “The Last Jedi” : PROTEGEE
36. Place for a stud to go : EAR
38. What you’re effectively saying when you sign a waiver? : BYEALLRIGHTS
41. Longtime athlete on the U.S. Davis Cup team : ASHE
45. Line through one’s teeth? : FLOSS
47. Torment : AGONY
48. Full of subtlety : NUANCED
50. Capital of Albania : TIRANE
52. Atlas or Titan, for short : ICBM
53. Street through the middle of town : MAINDRAG
54. Energy secretary Chu under Obama : STEVEN
55. ___ neutrality : NET
56. Actress Long : NIA
58. Extended diatribe : TIRADE
59. Moon race? : EWOKS
61. Router attachments : MODEMS
63. It’s just below 0: Abbr. : OPER
64. Medieval poets : BARDS
67. Piece of writing that’s half in verse? : SEMIPROSE
70. Some paid rides, informally : UBERS
71. First leg of an itinerary : ATOB
72. Avenging spirits in Greek myth : FURIES
73. Bad thing to hit with a hammer : THUMB
75. “Casey at the Bat” poet Ernest : THAYER
77. Wee bit : TAD
78. “I’m f-f-freezing!” : BRR
80. Coined money : SPECIE
84. Aids for determining pregnancy, e.g. : TESTKITS
86. Pizazz : BRIO
87. Fellini’s “La ___” : STRADA
88. Inducing forgetfulness : LETHEAN
89. Outlook alternative : GMAIL
91. Dollar signs without the bars : ESSES
92. Word after who or how : ELSE
93. Dropping the baton in a relay race, e.g.? : RUNNINGLAPSE
98. Bit of ink : TAT
99. Optimum : BESTCASE
101. Senator Feinstein : DIANNE
103. Blues legend Waters : ETHEL
106. “___ complicated” : ITS
107. Area near the shore : SHELF
109. Publicans’ servings : ALES
112. Area near the shore : SHALLOWS
115. Warning not given on a golf course? : UNCALLEDFORE
118. Something on the rise today : SEALEVEL
119. Actress Belafonte : SHARI
120. Start to inhabit : SETTLE
121. Baja California city : ENSENADA
122. “The Zoo Story” playwright : ALBEE
123. Movie trailer, e.g. : TEASER
Down
1. Name of what was once the world’s second-largest saltwater lake : ARAL
2. Tabula ___ : RASA
3. “Hematite, magnetite — take your pick”? : EITHERORE
4. Line that ended with Nicholas II : TSARS
5. “___ Grace” (title of address) : HER
6. “To quote myself …” : ASISAY
7. Los Angeles neighborhood next to Beverly Grove : LABREA
8. Wide-eyed : AGOG
9. Memo starter : INRE
10. Half of a cartoon duo : REN
11. Make official? : SWEARIN
12. Super Bowl III M.V.P. : NAMATH
13. Nail polish brand with the colors Teal the Cows Come Home and Berry Fairy Fun : OPI
14. Talking-___ (reprimands) : TOS
15. Big female role on HBO’s “Westworld” : ELSIE
16. Two things you might find in Sherwood Forest? : COPSEANDROBBERS
17. As long as one can remember : AGES
18. Work (up) : RILE
19. “The Hallucinogenic Toreador” painter : DALI
24. Apartment building V.I.P. : SUPE
29. Mentally sluggish : LOGY
32. Producer of “60 Minutes” : CBSNEWS
33. Seniors’ big night out : PROM
34. European stratovolcano : ETNA
35. Astronauts’ wear : GSUITS
36. Young newts : EFTS
37. Came down : ALIT
39. Spike : LACE
40. Human Rights Campaign inits. : LGBT
42. Minor altercation : SCRAPE
43. Soccer shot resulting from a corner kick, often : HEADER
44. Lawn tools : EDGERS
46. Like Tara, several times in “Gone With the Wind”? : SAVEDBYTHEBELLE
49. Singer DiFranco : ANI
51. Multi-time music collaborator with Bowie : ENO
52. Some magazine perfume ads : INSERTS
53. Conductor : MAESTRO
56. Country on the Arctic Circle: Abbr. : NOR
57. “Yes for me” : IDO
60. The Wildcats of the Big 12 Conf. : KSU
61. Brit. legislators : MPS
62. [Shrug] : MEH
64. Forcibly oppose : BATTLE
65. Following close behind : ATHEEL
66. Some celebrity charity events : ROASTS
68. Shirking work, maybe, for short : MIA
69. “The Hurt Locker” menace, briefly : IED
70. Scads of : UMPTEEN
72. Club known for 66-Down : FRIARS
74. Enterprise starter : USS
76. Barely make (out) : EKE
78. Two-masted vessel : BRIG
79. Small stream : RILL
81. Places for specific social classes to park? : CASTELOTS
82. “Any ___?” : IDEA
83. Heading in the right direction? : EAST
85. Fastener with a flange : TNUT
86. BĂȘte noire : BANE
89. Small bother : GNAT
90. Pageant whose 1986 runner-up was Halle Berry : MISSUSA
94. Procedural spinoff starring LL Cool J : NCISLA
95. Antarctic penguin : ADELIE
96. Person who’s hard to take : PILL
97. Most conservative : SAFEST
100. Page of a movie script? : ELLEN
102. 1994 tripartite treaty : NAFTA
103. De bene ___ (legal phrase) : ESSE
104. In those days : THEN
105. Tommy of tennis : HAAS
107. Temporary cover : SCAB
108. Hopper : HARE
110. Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
111. Tiresias, in “Oedipus Rex” : SEER
113. Some gametes : OVA
114. Join : WED
116. Capitals’ org. : NHL
117. Ruby of “A Raisin in the Sun” : DEE