The New York Times cross­word puz­zle

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - STYLE -

Across

1 Hor­i­zon­tal pieces cov­er­ing joints, in ar­chi­tec­ture 8 Team that last won the World Se­ries in 1979 15 An­cient Greek land that fought Sparta 16 Weaver of Greek mythol­ogy 17 Some farm ma­chin­ery 18 To the

point 19 Per­sonae

non gratae 20 Gets in on

the game 21 Must pay 22 Often-re­peated

line

23 Cup hold­ers 25 Things you must choose, it’s said 26 Sort 27 Lose-lose 29 Span­ish mu­ral­ist José María ___ 30 In­fre­quent end­ing for URLs 31 Sign of

age

35 Part of a watch that holds the face’s glass cover 37 ___-dieu 41 Like hip­pies,

by na­ture 43 Thick­en­ing agent in cook­ery 45 Se­ri­ously

hurt 46 Re­cip­i­ent of a Mailer-Dae­mon no­tice

47 Saucy

name? 49 Even­tu­ally 50 Gives mean­ing

to

51 Slip­pery 52 Puerto Ri­can home to the Western Hemi­sphere’s largest ra­dio te­le­scope 53 Open to

ev­ery­one 54 Sides of blocks 55 Cor­pus Christi,

e.g.

Down

1 Shooter’s tar­get

in soc­cer 2 Pas­sage be­tween build­ings 3 Gather with

dif­fi­culty 4 “Un­der­stand?” 5 Brain­storm 6 Bleach­ers

blaster 7 Un­wel­come

come­back 8 Ama­zon ro­dent 9 Ath­lete among

athletes 10 Harangue 11 Dé­cor

fea­tures 12 Heraldic em­blem of Scot­land 13 Guar­an­tor 14 Over­look,

as a fault 24 Not wasted 25 “L’Ar­lési­enne” suite com­poser, 1872

28 1975 Best Mu­si­cal, with “The” 31 Open-sided

shel­ters 32 Dis­tracted,

maybe

33 More se­vere 34 “Evita” lyri­cist 35 It may be

a write-off 36 Mis­sis­sippi River ex­plorer 37 Tur­pen­tine is

dis­tilled from it 38 Philip­pine strong­man ___ Duterte 39 Be­come slip­pery, in a way 40 Heart­felt 42 Kind of roast 44 Singer Clark 48 Baja bears 49 Places where black-eyed Su­sans grow

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