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New York Times – Oct 1 2018

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New York Times – Oct 1 2018
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Across
1. West Coast law force, for short : LAPD
5. Insurer whose name rhymes with “quack” : AFLAC
10. Q-tip, e.g. : SWAB
14. Regions : AREAS
16. Where the Dolphins play : MIAMI
17. Prey for cats : MICE
18. Characters in a play, formally : DRAMATISPERSONAE
21. Unit of corn : EAR
22. Loopy from drugs : HIGH
23. Some herding dogs : CORGIS
24. Monarch renowned for his wealth : SULTANOFBRUNEI
28. N.Y.C. subway inits. : IRT
29. Down Under hoppers, informally : ROOS
30. Overlook rudely : SNUB
33. Ice cream treat : SUNDAE
36. Veer, as a ship : YAW
37. Miracle-___ (garden brand) : GRO
38. With 39-Across, doomsayer’s assertion … or a phonetic hint to 18-, 24-, 51- and 61-Across : THEEND
39. See 38-Across : ISNIGH
42. Santa ___ winds : ANA
43. “How stupid of me!” : DOH
46. More tidy : NEATER
47. Trail mix : GORP
49. Japanese noodle : SOBA
50. 61, in old Rome : LXI
51. College team from the land of Lincoln : FIGHTINGILLINI
57. How TV series DVDs may be sold : ASASET
59. DNA sequence : GENE
60. Gen ___ (millennial forerunner) : XER
61. Yom Kippur War clash : BATTLEOFTHESINAI
65. Response from a greatly amused texter : LMAO
66. Better aligned : TRUER
67. Goes way, way up : SOARS
68. Bellow : YELL
69. Comic Bruce with a foul mouth : LENNY
70. Big Board inits. : NYSE

Down
1. Stows, as cargo : LADES
2. Pianist Claudio : ARRAU
3. Gem strung on a necklace : PEARL
4. Beaver’s construction : DAM
5. Mexican friend : AMIGO
6. Popular Friday feast : FISHFRY
7. Once around the track : LAP
8. Soul: Fr. : AME
9. Ringling Brothers offering, once : CIRCUS
10. Round-the-campfire treats : SMORES
11. Going off script : WINGINGIT
12. Smoothie “superfruit” : ACAI
13. “Subjects” of a queen, not a king : BEES
15. Like the climate of the African desert : SAHARAN
19. Like some auto windows : TINTED
20. “Like father, like ___” : SON
25. Beach washer : TIDE
26. Breath-taking snake : BOA
27. Specification on an airline ticket : ROW
31. Desire : URGE
32. Physics Nobelist Niels : BOHR
33. Without a date : STAG
34. “You might think so, but …” : UHNO
35. Grave, as injuries : NEARFATAL
39. Queued : INLINE
40. Strictly platonic : SEXLESS
41. Hammer’s target : NAIL
43. Bit of an ellipsis : DOT
44. Japanese sash : OBI
45. Do a surfing maneuver : HANGTEN
48. Glock, for one : PISTOL
49. Jewish village of old : SHTETL
52. Dr. Scholl’s padding : GEL
53. Architect Frank : GEHRY
54. No, in pig Latin : IXNAY
55. Comes closer : NEARS
56. “And Still ___” (Angelou volume) : IRISE
57. With competence : ABLY
58. Uncreative bar order, with “the” : SAME
62. Metal before refinement : ORE
63. When said three times, a Beach Boys hit : FUN
64. Charged particle : ION