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16 Dec 21, Thursday, NY Times Crossword Answers

16 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Solutions

16 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Answers Across

  • 1 Corresponds : AGREES
  • 7 Very much : A LOT
  • 11 Hot temper : IRE
  • 14 Something often held underwater : BREATH
  • 15 Flummox : BEWILDER
  • 17 Flummox : BEMUSE
  • 18 Shakespeare, notably : SONNETEER
  • 19 Call of support : YEA!
  • 20 Grazer with a bushy beard : GNU
  • 21 Joined forces (with) : SIDED
  • 22 South American arboreal snake : TREE BOA
  • 26 Laser tag equipment : GUNS
  • 27 Depictions of lands’ ups and downs : RELIEF MAPS
  • 29 Seriously shortchange : ROB
  • 32 Focal points of a debate : MAIN ISSUES
  • 34 Offensive line : BARB
  • 35 Mind : OBEY
  • 36 Brambles with edible purple fruit : DEWBERRIES
  • 39 Resting place : BED
  • 40 Uncompromising sorts : HARD-LINERS
  • 42 Small bouquet : POSY
  • 43 Setting for Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” : ILLYRIA
  • 45 Casts off : SHEDS
  • 47 Weekly 90-min. TV show : SNL
  • 48 Cowboys’ grp. : NFC
  • 50 Word with room or system : OPERATING …
  • 52 Flummox … or a classic word game represented by the central grid of shaded squares, in which 15-, 17- and 55-Across can be found : BOGGLE
  • 55 Flummox : BEFUDDLE
  • 56 Nonchalant : CASUAL
  • 57 No. after a no. : EXT
  • 58 Drink sometimes served in a masu cup : SAKE
  • 59 Hits the roof : ERUPTS

16 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Answers Down

  • 1 “Sesame Street” Muppet with magical powers : ABBY
  • 2 Hug or kiss, maybe : GREET
  • 3 Took a second? : REMARRIED
  • 4 Three-vowel French word that sounds like a fourth vowel : EAU
  • 5 French connections : ETS
  • 6 ___-wolf : SHE
  • 7 “___ Ben Adhem” (Leigh Hunt poem) : ABOU
  • 8 “Dancing With the Stars” judge Goodman : LEN
  • 9 Comes clean : OWNS UP
  • 10 Certain marketing gimmicks : TIE-INS
  • 11 Pensée : IDEE
  • 12 Liberal arts college in Portland, Ore. : REED
  • 13 Transgress : ERR
  • 16 Former Fords : LTDS
  • 18 In a real mess : SNAFUED
  • 20 Runs out of water : GOES DRY
  • 23 Start of a count-off : EENY …
  • 24 Name that drops “-jah” : ELI
  • 25 Dumbbell curls build them, for short : BIS
  • 26 Monthly utility statement : GAS BILL
  • 28 Sound from a crib : MEWLING
  • 29 Giving a boost : RAISING UP
  • 30 Unrefined material : ORE
  • 31 Dangerous pellets : BBS
  • 32 Rabble : MOB
  • 33 Figure on a fiver : ABE
  • 34 Winter exclamation : BRRR!
  • 37 Photo lab request: Abbr. : ENL
  • 38 Singer Lana del ___ : REY
  • 40 Surfer wannabes : HODADS
  • 41 Subordinate in the prosecutor’s office: Abbr. : ASST DA
  • 42 Its flag has vertical stripes of red-white-red : PERU
  • 44 Key just above G : A-FLAT
  • 45 Glasses, informally : SPEX
  • 46 Weight : HEFT
  • 47 Old dagger : SNEE
  • 49 Collectible cartoon frames : CELS
  • 50 Award turned down by Alan Rickman: Abbr. : OBE
  • 51 Variety : ILK
  • 52 Pre-A.D. : BCE
  • 53 Piece of equipment for certain summer Olympians : OAR
  • 54 Atlanta sch. : GSU