Crossword Puzzle Info

New York Times Wednesday October 14 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in New York Times Crossword.

Clues Answers
*1st and 5th HANGLOOSE
*1st separate, 2nd and 3rd together, and 4th and 5th together VULCANSALUTE
*2nd and 3rd crossed HOPEFULLY
*2nd and 3rd separated VICTORY
[Not my error] SIC
___ and wiser OLDER
___ trip EGO
14 pounds, in Britain STONE
Adult insect stage IMAGO
Apt rhyme for “shriek” EEK
Biblical kingdom in modern-day Jordan MOAB
Cajun cooking staple OKRA
Capital at an elevation of 12,000 feet LHASA
Charges : ATTACKS
Chateaux-lined river LOIRE
Count me in IMGAME
Disciplinary PENAL
Display contempt for, in a way SPITON
Dot follower EDU
Encourage EGGON
Extra on “Star Trek” YEOMAN
Extremely cold GELID
Far from harbor ASEA
Former performing orca SHAMU
Four-time Grammy winner Lovett LYLE
Garment often made of silk SARI
Goddesses of the seasons HORAE
Gold and silver have them, but not bronze ORES
Goodness me! ILLBE
Govt.-backed security TNOTE
Hall’s partner OATES
High rollers’ preference, perhaps NOLIMIT
Kid-centric org. PTA
Lab test ASSAY
Language with more than 25 vowel sounds LAO
Long-stemmed mushroom ENOKI
Low, creaky speaking register VOCALFRY
Minions’ leader in “Despicable Me” GRU
Newswoman Phillips KYRA
Off-the-neck style UPDO
Outcome of being fired? ASH
Pen that’s full of oink? STY
Perched on ATOP
Playbill part, informally BIO
Popular beachwear SUNGLASSES
Potent strain of marijuana KUSH
Response to “Am not!” ARESO
Sanctions OKS
So much, in music TANTO
Soap that comes in blue-green bars ZEST
Some natural hairstyles AFROS
Spongy growth MOSS
Spot for a sitting duck NEST
Square PLAZA
Step right up! NEXT
Strand at an airport, maybe FOGIN
The Simpsons shopkeeper APU
They’re creepy and they’re ___ (start of the “Addams Family” theme song) KOOKY
This puzzle’s solver YOU
Tied in ___ AKNOT
Traverses 48-Down, in a way RAFTS
Tries something GIVESITAGO
Unable to answer any more clues, say STUCK
View from Liechtenstein ALP
Water hazards RAPIDS
Water slide CHUTE
Well, I guess so AHOK
What each number in the starred clues represents DIGIT
When Aida dies in Verdi’s “Aida” ACTIV
Where Ross taught paleontology on “Friends,” for short NYU
With “please” or “if I may,” say POLITELY
Word that becomes its own opposite if its first letter is removed SHE
Word with shirt or grounds POLO