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8 Dec 21, Wednesday, NY Times Crossword Answers

8 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Solutions

Across

  • 1 Sample collector : SWAB
  • 5 Banjo sound : TWANG
  • 10 Computer menu heading : EDIT
  • 14 Hookup that may get kinky? : HOSE
  • 15 Broadcaster : AIRER
  • 16 Soprano who ends up trapped in a vault : AIDA
  • 17 Leave out : OMIT
  • 18 “My name is …,” e.g. : INTRO
  • 19 Automaker that went bankrupt in 2011 : SAAB
  • 20 What intellectual rivals engage in : A BATTLE OF WITS
  • 23 Oktoberfest quaff : LAGER
  • 24 Munch Museum locale : OSLO
  • 25 Election-influencing grp. : PAC
  • 28 Like the Tower of Babel, in two ways : STORIED
  • 31 Arrogant : SNOOTY
  • 33 What chess has that bridge doesn’t : BOARD
  • 36 God of passion : EROS
  • 37 “Theodore Roosevelt” or “Robert Louis Stevenson” : SARGENT PORTRAIT
  • 43 Lot calculation : AREA
  • 44 Classic gas brand : AMOCO
  • 45 Fancy drinking glass : GOBLET
  • 48 Percussion instrument that’s also the name of a popular ringtone : MARIMBA
  • 53 End of a dean’s address : EDU
  • 54 Sign of inactivity : RUST
  • 57 Untrustworthy sort : SNEAK
  • 58 Mid-19th-century Russian ruler described as “autocracy personified” : TSAR NICHOLAS I
  • 62 Initial stake : ANTE
  • 64 Get into some hot water? : BATHE
  • 65 Work without ___ : A NET
  • 66 See 68-Across : … WRAP
  • 67 Edmonton athlete : OILER
  • 68 With 66-Across, director’s cry … or hint to 20-, 37- and 58-Across : IT’S A …
  • 69 Word after rock, sea or table : … SALT
  • 70 Tons and tons : SLEWS
  • 71 Pointillism features : DOTS

Down

  • 1 Muscle ___, Ala. : SHOALS
  • 2 Marsupial with distinctive cube-shaped droppings : WOMBAT
  • 3 Italian alpine cheese : ASIAGO
  • 4 “That’s more like it” : BETTER
  • 5 Comet feature : TAIL
  • 6 Rioja, for one : WINE
  • 7 “Star Wars” droid, familiarly : ARTOO
  • 8 Spongy balls : NERFS
  • 9 Speaks brusquely : GROWLS
  • 10 It’s right on the map : EAST
  • 11 Population beyond the homeland : DIASPORA
  • 12 Journalist Wells or Tarbell : IDA
  • 13 Coke’s first diet soda : TAB
  • 21 What many a U.S. state is named after : TRIBE
  • 22 It comes with a charge : ION
  • 26 Yours, in Arles : A TOI
  • 27 Dermatological sac : CYST
  • 29 Long time : EON
  • 30 “The world’s most valuable resource,” per The Economist : DATA
  • 32 ‘Neath’s opposite : O’ER
  • 34 Record speed, for short : RPM
  • 35 Send to oblivion : DOOM
  • 37 “Scarborough Fair” herb : SAGE
  • 38 J.Lo’s onetime beau : AROD
  • 39 Counterargument : REBUTTAL
  • 40 Actress Gadot : GAL
  • 41 Record label for D’Angelo or Doja Cat : RCA
  • 42 Midsection : TORSO
  • 46 Long time : ERA
  • 47 Engines with oomph : TURBOS
  • 49 Like some decorative wooden floors : INLAID
  • 50 Will, given a chance : MEAN TO
  • 51 Most despicable : BASEST
  • 52 Dogs that were once samurai companions : AKITAS
  • 55 ___ mail : SNAIL
  • 56 Line on a spine : TITLE
  • 59 Last month in the U.S. government’s fiscal year: Abbr. : SEPT
  • 60 Mull, with “on” : CHEW …
  • 61 Gendered pronoun : HERS
  • 62 Reactions to adorableness : AWS
  • 63 Food industry lobby, in brief : NRA