Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times – Sep 2 2018

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1. Group of trees : STAND
6. Potential queens : PAWNS
11. Word that looks like its meaning when written in lowercase : BED
14. Harmless weapons maker : NERF
18. Strong suit? : ARMOR
19. “Continue” : UHHUH
20. “Foucault’s Pendulum” author, 1988 : ECO
21. Like the Gregorian calendar : SOLAR
22. Showdown in Greek mythology : SUESEHTMINOTAUR
25. A couple of times : TWICE
26. Word of confirmation on a messaging app : SENT
27. Couple : ITEM
28. Showdown in classic video games : OIRAMBOWSER
30. Quickened paces : TROTS
32. Wasn’t struck down : STOOD
33. Realm : SPHERE
34. Tours can be seen on it : LOIRE
35. Triumph : WIN
37. Not in any way : NOWISE
39. Showdown in American history : NOTLIMAHBURR
43. Hot ___ : ROD
44. One of four in a grand slam : RBI
47. Univs., e.g. : SCHS
48. Bent over backward, in a way : LIMBOED
50. Bit of P.R. : RELEASE
53. Like baseball’s Durham Bulls : AAA
54. Speaker of Welsh or Breton : CELT
56. Actor Elba : IDRIS
58. One of the o’s in “o/o” : OWNER
59. Rank above maj. : LTCOL
61. Showdown in cinema : EKULDARTHVADER
65. Mork’s planet : ORK
66. Brightly colored blazer : SUN
67. Obie-winning playwright Will : ENO
68. “What is it?” : YES
69. Showdown in the funnies : YPOONSREDBARON
74. Not use cursive : PRINT
77. University in Des Moines : DRAKE
78. Greenish-brown hue : HAZEL
79. Neighbor of China : LAOS
81. What’s used to row, row, row your boat : OAR
83. Leave fulfilled : SATIATE
85. Less than perfect : UNIDEAL
88. Geometric prefix : OCTA
89. Italian “il” or French “le” : THE
90. Prattle : YAK
92. Showdown in the Bible : DIVADGOLIATH
95. Protein shell of a virus : CAPSID
98. Like sauvignon blanc : DRY
99. Traditional Christmas decoration : HOLLY
100. Jump to conclusions : ASSUME
103. Some petting zoo animals : LAMBS
106. Word with wonder or world : SMALL
107. Showdown in comic books : NAMTABJOKER
109. Lead-in to boy or girl : ATTA
111. Simple plant : ALGA
114. Ostentation : GLITZ
115. Showdown in literature : ETOXIUQWINDMILL
118. Businesswoman Lauder : ESTEE
119. Apt name for a Braille instructor : DOT
120. TD Garden athlete : BRUIN
121. Knock over : UPSET
122. Cowardly Lion portrayer : LAHR
123. ___ bit : INA
124. Overjoy : ELATE
125. Bone: Prefix : OSTEO
1. What “Talk to the hand!” is an example of : SASS
2. Unswerving : TRUE
3. “I couldn’t agree more!” : AMENTOTHAT
4. They’re found under a bridge : NOSTRILS
5. Beats by ___ (headphones brand) : DRE
6. Short strokes : PUTTS
7. “Alas!” : AHME
8. Sudden impulse : WHIM
9. Sister : NUN
10. “Try me” : SHOOT
11. Be relevant to : BEARON
12. Country named for its latitude : ECUADOR
13. College student’s assignment : DORM
14. Words after an interruption : NOWWHEREWASI
15. Stefanik who is the youngest woman ever elected to Congress : ELISE
16. Fast one : RACER
17. “___ Jacques” : FRERE
21. Conductors’ announcements : STOPS
23. “___ where it hurts!” : HITEM
24. Uncle, in Argentina : TIO
29. Under half of 45? : BSIDE
31. Brother of Dori and Nori in “The Hobbit” : ORI
32. Surprising lack of Oscar recognition : SNUB
34. Suitable for a dieter, informally : LOCAL
35. Body of water connected by canal to the Baltic : WHITESEA
36. Watson’s company : IBM
38. Defeat : WORST
39. Govt. org. based in Ft. Meade, Md. : NSA
40. Word before right or rise : ALL
41. Move turbulently : ROIL
42. Increasingly ripe, say : REDDER
45. Wedding need … or booking : BAND
46. Stereotypical therapist’s response : ISEE
49. Pipe cleaner : DRANO
51. Enthusiasts : LOVERS
52. Go wrong : ERR
54. Part of the eye : CORNEA
55. Wapitis : ELKS
57. British Bulldog : Churchill :: ___ : Thatcher : IRONLADY
60. Undistinguished, as many a subdivision house : COOKIECUTTER
62. Rapidly spreading vine : KUDZU
63. Get straight : UNBEND
64. Prefix with allergenic : HYPO
69. Football units: Abbr. : YDS
70. Idiot, in Britspeak : PRAT
71. Vow : OATH
72. Relatives of emus : RHEAS
73. Et ___ : ALII
75. Numbers to avoid : NOCALLLIST
76. Ragged : TATTY
80. North African land: Abbr. : ALG
82. Cry of school spirit : RAH
84. Laid-back : TYPEB
86. Data storage items on the decline : DVDS
87. Organ in the leg of a katydid, bizarrely : EAR
88. Frontier lights : OILLAMPS
91. Unit of explosive power : KILOTON
93. “That sounds awful” : OHMAN
94. Mauna ___ : LOA
96. Wow : AMAZE
97. Territory name until 1889 : DAKOTA
100. Brat’s opposite : ANGEL
101. Popular dip : SALSA
102. Skilled laborer : SMITH
104. Tex-___ : MEX
105. Bit of corruption : BRIBE
106. Author of the “Fear Street” series for young readers : STINE
108. Some saber wielders : JEDI
109. Bluish-green : AQUA
110. Ninny : TWIT
112. TV show set in William McKinley High School : GLEE
113. Prefix with stratus : ALTO
116. It’s used to cite a site : URL
117. Bonnie and Clyde, e.g. : DUO