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23 Dec 21, Thursday, NY Times Crossword Answers

23 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Solutions

23 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Answers Across

  • 1 When said three times, how an overlong comment might be summarized : BLAH
  • 5 Morgan Stanley acquisition of 2020 : E-TRADE
  • 11 Shock, in a way : ZAP
  • 14 Let up : EASE
  • 15 Get something just right : NAIL IT
  • 16 Word aptly hidden in “I’ve got this!” : EGO
  • 17 Reef deposit hung on the holiday tree? : A CHRISTMAS CORAL (from “A Christmas Carol”)
  • 20 Is unobliged to : NEED NOT
  • 21 Popular web browser : CHROME
  • 22 Something an Australian might throw on the barbie : SHRIMP
  • 25 Beats (out) : EDGES
  • 26 Heath genus that’s also a woman’s name : ERICA
  • 29 Certain international soccer championship, familiarly : EUROS
  • 31 Noble gas you can’t live without? : VITAL ARGON (from “vital organ”)
  • 33 It’s 1 for 90° : SINE
  • 37 Occasion on which to sing the hymn “Up From the Grave He Arose” : EASTER
  • 38 Word with candy or ball : COTTON …
  • 40 Things caught at a beach : RAYS
  • 41 Starbucks order for a man’s man? : CAFFE MACHO (from “caffe mocha”)
  • 45 True : LOYAL
  • 46 Essential character : ETHOS
  • 47 Cause of the moon hitting your eye like a big pizza pie, in song : AMORE
  • 51 Sugar or flour : STAPLE
  • 53 Car model with a musical name : SONATA
  • 55 Miami five : THE HEAT
  • 59 Buys tickets for a couple of friends for a Polynesian getaway? : TAKES TWO TO TONGA (from “takes two to tango”)
  • 62 Something it’s good to get a hole in? : ONE
  • 63 Archers : BOWMEN
  • 64 Trash day reminder : ODOR
  • 65 Passage blocker, maybe : NAY
  • 66 New citizen, perhaps : EMIGRE
  • 67 What cynophobia is the fear of : DOGS

23 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Answers Down

  • 1 Black-eyed pea, technically : BEAN
  • 2 Get ready to skate, with “up” : LACE …
  • 3 Lead-in to a Southern “-ville” : ASHE-
  • 4 Tries to wrangle the unwrangleable : HERDS CATS
  • 5 “Christ’s Entry Into Brussels in 1889” artist : ENSOR
  • 6 More ragged : TATTIER
  • 7 ___ shot : RIM
  • 8 In the way of : A LA
  • 9 45, e.g. : DISC
  • 10 Does some cave art : ETCHES
  • 11 Free-fall phenomenon, informally : ZERO G
  • 12 Good thing to bring to the field : A GAME
  • 13 North and South, but not East or West : POLES
  • 18 Gobble down : INHALE
  • 19 Chicago airport code : ORD
  • 23 ___ shot : MUG
  • 24 For : PRO
  • 26 At all : EVER
  • 27 Org. that gives out “gold” but fights pirates : RIAA
  • 28 Teeny-tiny : ITSY
  • 30 “Kiss her ___ for me” (“A Holly Jolly Christmas” lyric) : ONCE
  • 32 Western gas brand : ARCO
  • 33 District of Columbia advocacy subject : STATEHOOD
  • 34 Hankering : ITCH
  • 35 N.Y.C. neighborhood next to the Bowery : NOHO
  • 36 Great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Noah : ENOS
  • 39 Dish that may be served folded : OMELET
  • 42 Old-timey agreements : AYS
  • 43 Like Santa, in traditional depictions : FAT
  • 44 Butter up, say : FLATTER
  • 45 Doesn’t disturb : LET’S BE
  • 47 Start of an English auto name : ASTON …
  • 48 2016 animated film with songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda : MOANA
  • 49 Pitch-perfect : ON KEY
  • 50 Explorer John : RAE
  • 52 Give a buzz : PHONE
  • 54 Small thing : ATOM
  • 56 Opposite of exo- : ENDO-
  • 57 Full of anticipation : AGOG
  • 58 Besmirches : TARS
  • 60 Historical event given its current name in 1939: Abbr. : WWI
  • 61 “!!!” : OMG!