Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Oct 3 2018

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New York Times – Oct 3 2018
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Across
1. The challengers : THEM
5. Sailor’s quaff : GROG
9. Presidential perk until 1977 : YACHT
14. Speck : IOTA
15. Roof feature : EAVE
16. Jibe : AGREE
17. Roald who wrote “James and the Giant Peach” : DAHL
18. Sea nymphs, in Greek mythology : THENEREIDS
20. Like Edward Snowden : EXILED
22. Tear in two : REND
23. Rank for Jay Landsman on “The Wire”: Abbr. : SGT
24. Munch Museum city : OSLO
25. Gives comfort : SOLACES
27. Generation ___ : GAP
29. Had by heart : KNEW
32. 1,000 in a metric ton : KILOS
33. Certain operating system : UNIX
35. Check closely : EXAMINE
37. Gobble down : SNARF
39. Muckraker Tarbell : IDA
40. An American abroad : EXPAT
44. Like Brutalist architecture : AUSTERE
47. Top-notch : AONE
48. Utah’s ___ Canyon : BRYCE
50. Annual Austin festival, for short : SXSW
52. Prince George, to Prince William : SON
53. Like a dog on a walk, usually : LEASHED
55. Haul : TOTE
57. Tuna type : AHI
58. Nonhumanities subjects, for short : STEM
60. Immature : UNRIPE
63. Vain queen who boasted that she was more beautiful than 18-Across : CASSIOPEIA
66. Object of worship : IDOL
67. “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” musical : EVITA
68. Actor Epps : OMAR
69. Chasers in many a chase scene : COPS
70. Mails : SENDS
71. Upscale : TONY
72. Place to play musical spoons : KNEE

Down
1. It ebbs and flows : TIDE
2. Hoodwink : HOAX
3. Where 63-Across ruled prior to her banishment : ETHIOPIA
4. Locales for many food courts : MALLS
5. Finish : GETDONE
6. “Go, team!” : RAH
7. Finished : OVER
8. Big factor in longevity : GENES
9. Football field marking : YARDLINE
10. Mature : AGE
11. Shortening brand : CRISCO
12. Garden dividers : HEDGES
13. Lab work : TESTS
19. Long, thin mushroom : ENOKI
21. Herd at Yellowstone : ELK
26. “She” responds to voice commands : ALEXA
27. Director Van Sant : GUS
28. Writer Beattie : ANN
30. One end of a maze : EXIT
31. Moves like a heron : WADES
34. Checks for a fracture, perhaps : XRAYS
36. “Das Kapital” author : MARX
38. Purplish-red flowers : FUCHSIAS
41. God who banished 63-Across to the sky, as depicted by the constellation formed by the X’s in this puzzle’s finished grid : POSEIDON
42. Year abroad : ANO
43. Base ___ : TEN
45. Handle : SEETO
46. Where a river meets the sea : ESTUARY
48. Sit quietly, perhaps : BEHAVE
49. Cereal fruit : RAISIN
51. Took gold : WON
53. Gets ready to play hockey, with “up” : LACES
54. Train stop : DEPOT
56. Guessing a number an audience member has thought of, e.g. : TRICK
59. Office note : MEMO
61. Alexander who wrote “The Dunciad” : POPE
62. Besides : ELSE
64. Norm: Abbr. : STD
65. English novelist McEwan : IAN