Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Oct 21 2018

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

Across
1. Pinocchio, e.g. : FIBBER
7. Aphrodisiacs boost it : LIBIDO
13. Backpack feature : STRAP
18. Where cuneiform was discovered : AMARNA
19. Superhero outfits, typically : UNITARDS
22. Irritate : CHAFE
23. Give unsolicited advice : KIBITZ
24. Weapon for William Tell : CROSSBOW
25. Coming back in : RETRO
26. Popular singer born in County Donegal : ENYA
27. Like many wine casks : OAKEN
29. Lie low : HIDE
30. What starts with a spark of an idea? : ARSON
31. Snide and sassy : SNARKY
33. Portrayer of TV’s Det. Fin Tutuola : ICET
35. Jefferson Memorial topper : DOME
37. Non-fish aquarium attraction : OTTER
39. Precalculator calculator : ABACUS
41. Where one might be well-suited : MENSSHOP
45. Clue weapon : WRENCH
47. “Give it a ___” : REST
48. Street crossing Hollywood in Hollywood : VINE
49. Conservative : TORY
50. Job for a plastic surgeon, for short : LIPO
51. Modern name in transportation : UBER
53. “Heavens!” : EGAD
55. Squared building stone : ASHLAR
57. Three short, three long, three short : SOS
58. Gnocchi ___ Romana : ALLA
59. Rapper with the 2017 #1 hit “Bodak Yellow” : CARDIB
61. Brought about : LEDTO
62. Kindle download : EBOOK
63. Chant at a political rally : USAUSA
64. First sign : ARIES
65. Manhattan neighborhood next to the Lower East Side : NOLITA
67. Popular line of dolls with “Kidz” and “Babyz” spinoffs : BRATZ
68. Hole foods? : DONUTS
70. Bundled, as hay : BALED
71. 1960s-’70s police drama : THEFBI
73. Medicare provision for nonhospital expenses : PARTB
74. Perch for pigeons : LEDGE
75. Plea to a superhero, maybe : SAVEUS
76. Employs : USES
77. Peter Pan rival : JIF
80. Trespass upon : INVADE
82. Seventh-year exam in Harry Potter : NEWT
83. Lhasa ___ : APSO
84. “Toodles!” : TATA
85. Positive market move : GAIN
86. Son of Adam : ABEL
88. Trigger, as an alarm : TRIP
90. Repossessed : SEIZED
92. Farm measures : HECTARES
94. Kind of humor : TOILET
96. “Cuz I told you to!” : SEZME
97. Like rain forests : LUSH
98. Fourth-down play : PUNT
99. Spasm : TWITCH
101. Fast-food chain with a hat in its logo : ARBYS
104. Jennifer who wrote “Manhattan Beach” : EGAN
106. Printer brand : EPSON
108. Spelunker’s helmet attachment : LAMP
111. Springs : LEAPS
112. Five-time Emmy nominee for “Grey’s Anatomy” : SANDRAOH
114. Key of Dvor├ík’s “New World” Symphony : EMINOR
116. World-weariness : ENNUI
117. “Silly me, rambling again!” : THEREIGO
118. The Chainsmokers or Eurythmics : POPDUO
119. Declare : STATE
120. TV colleague of Hayes and O’Donnell : MADDOW
121. Didn’t sleep well : TOSSED
Down
1. Embarrassment for an art curator : FAKE
2. “Sign me up!” : IMIN
3. Headline after a toddler C.E.O. resigns, literally? : BABYSTEPS
4. Coiner of the term “generative music” : BRIANENO
5. Certain med. specialist : ENT
6. It may be cutting things close : RAZOR
7. Car failure only a block from the mechanic, literally? : LUCKYBREAK
8. About, on memos : INRE
9. Mixture of nature and technology : BIONICS
10. “___ official” : ITS
11. Takes off in a hurry : DASHES
12. Eye socket : ORBIT
13. Takes off in a hurry : SCRAMS
14. “For a massage, go that way!,” literally? : THERESTHERUB
15. “Darn it all!” : RATS
16. Do for Jon Batiste : AFRO
17. Drudge : PEON
20. Its HQ is the Pentagon : DOD
21. First country to legalize changing one’s gender identity (1972) : SWEDEN
28. First African-American sorority : AKA
32. Part of a circle : ARC
34. Like the dress shirt that’s just adorable, literally? : CUTEASABUTTON
36. Draftable : ONEA
37. “Wise” ones : OWLS
38. Chamber music group, often : TRIO
40. ___ Lingus : AER
41. Calf-length dresses : MIDIS
42. “Not so fast!” : HOLDIT
43. Addresses a crowd : ORATES
44. Firebugs : PYROS
46. Signature Jacques Tati role : HULOT
48. Capital of Liechtenstein : VADUZ
52. Puffs up : BLOATS
54. For nothing : GRATIS
56. Perspectives : SLANTS
58. Bore : ABIDED
59. Midnight, maybe : CURFEW
60. Total baller : BADASS
62. Dissed with flowery language, literally? : ELEGANTLYPUT
65. Hip-hop dance move : NAENAE
66. Classic London theater : OLDVIC
67. Angled edge : BEVEL
69. Snacks often paired with milk : OREOS
70. “Mutiny on the Bounty” captain : BLIGH
72. Underwear brand : HANES
73. Punch vs. Judy, literally? : PUPPETSHOW
77. One answer to the question “What’s your favorite music genre,” literally? : JAZZHANDS
78. Agenda entry : ITEM
79. Music outro effect : FADE
81. Prominent parts of goblins : EARS
83. Not do so well : AIL
84. Haberdashery buys : TIECLIPS
87. Directive : BEHEST
89. CVS rival : RITEAID
91. “Alea iacta ___”: Caesar : EST
93. Barbie attendee : AUSSIE
94. About 10% of Russia : TUNDRA
95. Afternoon hour : TWO
98. Land in “The Hunger Games” : PANEM
100. Bumbling : INEPT
101. Orders at the Rose & Crown : ALES
102. Quote from a letter : RENT
103. Actor Eric : BANA
105. Frustrated cry : GAH
107. ___ stick : POGO
109. Pouty face : MOUE
110. Urge on : PROD
113. Bloody, say : RED
115. Barn greeting : MOO