N.Y. TIMES CROSSWORD

Ottawa Citizen - - FEATURES - BRUCE HAIGHT / WILL SHORTZ

ACROSS 1 De­lights 5 James or Luther of R&B 11 Lib­eral arts dept. 14 Fur­ther 15 Or­a­tor who de­clared “Laws are silent in times of war” 16 Drink men­tioned in the cho­rus of “Amer­i­can Pie” 17 Words spo­ken just be­fore a TV com­mer­cial 19 I.R.S. form 5498 subj. 20 Pow­er­ful blood­line? 21 “The Black Tulip” author 23 Polo, for one 26 Words of re­trac­tion 29 Bad-weather gear 31 Trans­fer 32 He­brides isle 33 Pie fla­vor 36 Credit Suisse ri­val 39 Com­ment upon mak­ing a fate­ful de­ci­sion 42 At­ten­tion 43 Swim meet event 44 Brand with “Thick & Fluffy” prod­ucts 45 Heaven 47 Pro­ceed smoothly 49 “Uh-oh, here they are again” 53 Se­cond­gen­er­a­tion Ja­pane­seAmer­i­can 54 Pro and Mini pur­chases 55 Per per­son 57 Man’s name that’s three con­sec­u­tive let­ters of the al­pha­bet 58 An­gry words said af­ter “Get out of here!” 64 Munchkin 65 Bat­tle of ___ (1797 Napoleon vic­tory) 66 State 67 Per­son us­ing binoc­u­lars, maybe 68 Told tales 69 Able to move nicely

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1 Gab 2 Shout ac­cented on the sec­ond syl­la­ble 3 Fash­ion inits. 4 Ve­hi­cle that gets cell ser­vice? 5 One do­ing a mob hit 6 Mob boss Frank 7 I.M.’ing op­tion 8 Agcy. is­suance 9 NPR journalist Shapiro 10 He adopted Es­ther in the Book of Es­ther 11 Sex drive and oth­ers 12 Va­ri­ety of dark­skinned grape 13 Wine­mak­ing need 18 This and that 22 Ac­tress Ha­gen 23 Hurt ma­li­ciously 24 Ker­fuf­fle 25 What kind­ness and hon­esty re­veal 27 Saw 28 Mu­si­cian with the 1987 in­stru­men­tal hit “Song­bird” 30 Stew (over) 34 “Where­upon …” 35 Cam­bo­dia’s Lon ___ 37 General Mills corn snack bit 38 Ab­so­lut ri­val, in­for­mally 40 Go-be­tween 41 Bases of TED talks 46 Acid 48 Go ___ great length 49 Essences 50 “Gimme a high-five!” 51 Wore 52 More than 1% or 2% 56 Ten­nyson’s “Geraint and ___” 59 Long in Hol­ly­wood 60 Binge­watch­ing aid, in brief 61 There’s one for ev­ery sea­son, for short 62 Po­etic con­trac­tion 63 Shout

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