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12 Jan 22, Wednesday, NY Times Crossword Answers by Adam Aaronson

12 Jan 22, Wednesday, NY Times Crossword Answers by Adam Aaronson

12 Jan 22, Adam Aaronson’s NY Times Crossword

Constructed by: Adam Aaronson
Edited by: Will Shortz

Today’s Theme: Rhyming with Numbers

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12 Jan 22, Adam Aaronson’s NY Times Crossword Across Answers

  • 1 End of a dorm name, usually : … HALL
  • 5 Old-fashioned “Jeez!” : EGADS!
  • 10 Huggers : ARMS
  • 14 Cause for an aha : IDEA
  • 15 On the up and up : LEGIT
  • 16 One of more than 30,000 in Scotland : LOCH
  • 17 “A Fish Called Wanda” co-star [7,9] : KEVIN KLINE
  • 19 Tapered hairstyle : FADE
  • 20 Say “I dunno,” say : ELIDE
  • 21 Wolf (down) : SNARF
  • 23 Female whitetail, e.g. : DOE
  • 24 Last ___ (final option) : RESORT
  • 26 A total blast [8,1] : GREAT FUN
  • 28 On one side of an outfield pole : FOUL
  • 30 Sister brand of Crest : ORAL-B
  • 31 Pre-weekend outburst : TGIF!
  • 34 Biting remark : BARB
  • 37 Ends of mazes : GOALS
  • 39 “Whew!” : MAN!
  • 40 Purple Heart honoree, maybe [4,0] : WAR HERO
  • 42 Giant in camping gear : REI
  • 43 Reply to “Nuh-uh!” : IS TOO!
  • 45 Fully cooked : DONE
  • 46 Musician’s break : REST
  • 47 Pulse painfully : THROB
  • 49 Galifianakis of “Birdman” : ZACH
  • 51 Eschew scuba gear, say [3,5] : FREE-DIVE
  • 54 Downside of starting a new career path, perhaps : PAY CUT
  • 58 Sluglike secretary in “Monsters, Inc.” : ROZ
  • 59 Sulky states : SNITS
  • 61 Sandwich eaten next to a fire : S’MORE
  • 62 Nano or Touch : IPOD
  • 64 Some poster-making supplies [2,6] : GLUE STICKS
  • 66 ___ melt : TUNA
  • 67 Respected person in a tribe : ELDER
  • 68 Caroler’s tune : NOEL
  • 69 Conform to : OBEY
  • 70 Landowners’ documents : DEEDS
  • 71 Posh shindig : GALA

12 Jan 22, Adam Aaronson’s NY Times Crossword Down Answers

  • 1 One often seen wearing boots with shorts : HIKER
  • 2 Singer with the album “30” : ADELE
  • 3 ___ Stadium a.k.a. “Field of Jeans” : LEVI’S
  • 4 Idled, as workers : LAID OFF
  • 5 Animal facing a moose on Michigan’s flag : ELK
  • 6 Comes together nicely : GELS
  • 7 Anti-___ cream : AGING
  • 8 Currency of Iraq : DINAR
  • 9 System that might include a turntable : STEREO
  • 10 TV E.T. : ALF
  • 11 Impromptu signal to slow down : ROAD FLARE
  • 12 Two-patty burgers introduced in 1997 : MCDOUBLES
  • 13 Matte’s lack : SHEEN
  • 18 Ruler during the Great Fire of Rome : NERO
  • 22 FX series set in the Great Plains : FARGO
  • 25 Brass instrument with the largest mouthpiece : TUBA
  • 27 East Asian doctrine : TAO
  • 29 Nonkosher cooking fat : LARD
  • 31 “Spare me the gory details” : TMI
  • 32 Venue for meals with microbrews : GASTROPUB
  • 33 Acutely focused and attuned : IN THE ZONE
  • 35 Greek “P” : RHO
  • 36 German automaker Karl : BENZ
  • 38 Stand no more, say : SIT
  • 40 Tiger on the green : WOODS
  • 41 Glean : REAP
  • 44 Contents of a vein : ORE
  • 46 Like 17-, 26-, 40-, 51- and 64-Across, with respect to the numbers in their clues : RHYMING
  • 48 Oversaw? : BINGED
  • 50 Playbill heading : CAST
  • 51 ___-Lay : FRITO
  • 52 Common city name ending : -VILLE
  • 53 Exercise that works the fingers : ETUDE
  • 55 Hot ___ : COCOA
  • 56 Nerdy “Family Matters” boy : URKEL
  • 57 Cybertruck maker : TESLA
  • 60 March Madness datum : SEED
  • 63 Word after field or before dreams : DAY
  • 65 “For reals,” in texts : SRS