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9 Dec 21, Thursday, NY Times Crossword Answers

9 Dec 21, NY Times Crossword Solutions

Across

  • 1 Brave ___ lion : AS A
  • 4 Still on the line, perhaps : DAMP
  • 8 Hallucinogen from a cactus : PEYOTE
  • 14 Part of a range: Abbr. : MTN
  • 15 Word that becomes its own opposite when “n” is added to the front : EVER
  • 16 Temporarily out : LOANED
  • 17 Blackjack ___, source of dense wood : OAK
  • 18 Film adaptation with … a choir arriving at the airport? (2016) : LA LA LANDING (from “La La Land”)
  • 20 Brand of light-colored cookie : NILLA
  • 22 Nonfiction film, in brief : DOC
  • 23 Minute, informally : ITTY
  • 24 … a room in an environmentally friendly hotel? (2018) : GREEN BOOKING (from “Green Book”)
  • 28 Leave in a huff, with “out” : STORM …
  • 29 Carb- follower : -IDE
  • 30 Govt. org. that had the same leader for its first 48 years (1924-72) : FBI
  • 33 Follower of John : ACTS
  • 35 Japanese carrier : ANA
  • 37 Alphabetically first of the 100 most popular boys’ names in the U.S. : AARON
  • 39 … a triceratops trying to find a spot for its car? (1993) : JURASSIC PARKING (from “Jurassic Park”)
  • 43 Let up : ABATE
  • 44 You might need this to go on : CUE
  • 45 “Mm-hmm …” : I SEE …
  • 46 Kind of battle : RAP
  • 47 Ginger ___ : ALE
  • 50 Rob with four Super Bowl rings, familiarly : GRONK
  • 52 … a quick trip to purchase cutlery? (2019) : KNIVES OUTING (from “Knives Out”)
  • 56 The duck, in “Peter and the Wolf” : OBOE
  • 59 Pizzeria order : PIE
  • 60 Skin-care application : TONER
  • 61 … a movement to make invoices illegal? (2003) : KILL BILLING (from “Kill Bill”)
  • 65 Prefix with system : ECO-
  • 66 In a daze : ADDLED
  • 67 Biblical progenitor of the Edomites : ESAU
  • 68 ___-core (punk offshoot) : SKA
  • 69 “Absolutely, will do” : YES YES!
  • 70 Feeling sad : DOWN
  • 71 Govt.-issued ID : SSN

Down

  • 1 ___ friends : AMONG
  • 2 One on the case? : STAIR
  • 3 High-heel shoe attachment : ANKLE STRAP
  • 4 Presidential middle name : DELANO
  • 5 Pop singer ___ Max : AVA
  • 6 Brooks with Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards : MEL
  • 7 Home to the largest Goya collection in the world : PRADO
  • 8 Tranquil : PLACID
  • 9 Geology interval : EON
  • 10 “Catch my drift?” : YA DIG?
  • 11 Getting the job done : ON IT
  • 12 You might have a stake in this : TENT
  • 13 Experimental, say : EDGY
  • 19 Disney+ series set after “Avengers: Endgame” : LOKI
  • 21 Unleashes on : LETS AT
  • 25 Things with hooks : BRAS
  • 26 Hyatt alternative : OMNI
  • 27 “Warm” : NEAR
  • 30 Quality of a playful kitten : FRISKINESS
  • 31 Something to chew on : BONE
  • 32 Playwright William : INGE
  • 33 Cracked a bit : AJAR
  • 34 Home of the 62-Down hummingbird, the world’s smallest bird : CUBA
  • 36 Louisville is in it, in brief : ACC
  • 38 Like : AKIN TO
  • 40 John, abroad : SEAN
  • 41 Dogs in Tibetan monasteries, once : PUGS
  • 42 Sleekly designed, informally : AERO
  • 48 Cell membrane makeup : LIPIDS
  • 49 Iniquitous : EVIL
  • 51 Surpass in strength : OUTGUN
  • 52 Clarkson with the 2004 hit “Since U Been Gone” : KELLY
  • 53 Set certain underwater traps : EELED
  • 54 Makes out : NECKS
  • 55 [What a joke!] : [GROAN!]
  • 56 Sign off on : OKAY
  • 57 Hold tight : BIDE
  • 58 One’s parents, slangily, with “the” : … OLDS
  • 62 See 34-Down : BEE
  • 63 Cousin of equi- : ISO-
  • 64 “Yer wrong” : NAW