NEW YORK TIMES DAILY CROSS­WORD

Antelope Valley Press - - PUZZLES - Edited by Will Shortz

Note: For the story be­hind this cross­word, see ny­times.com/word­play. ACROSS

1 Like: Suf­fix 4 Epony­mous char­ac­ter of Dis­ney­land’s “Wild Ride” 10 Tangy Greek cheese 14 Usual vic­tim of Bart’s prank calls 15 Schwartz who spent Tues­days with Mitch Al­bom 16 Robert Bolt’s “___ for All Sea­sons” 17 Early warn­ings of dan­ger 19 “Mi­ami ___” 20 Eco­nomic and leg­isla­tive cap­i­tal of Sri Lanka 21 Melan­choly 23 Bronze ___ 24 English pop diva 26 Ra­di­ant dis­play also called the North­ern Lights

32 Glee club mem­ber 33 “In­ter­stel­lar” ac­tor Da­mon

34 Longer fore­arm bone 35 Bi­o­log­i­cal mes­sen­ger mol­e­cule 36 Ex­tra-small amount, as of lo­tion 38 “Re­turn from fullscreen mode” key 40 “Thy sharp teeth ...” ref­er­ent 41 Yard­stick part 43 Egypt : pound :: Iran : ___ 45 Sa­cred lamb, from the Latin

47 Now-dis­con­tin­ued Chili’s ap­pe­tizer with a rhyming name 50 Os­car-win­ning com­poser Jule 51 Work­place of Jack Bauer on “24,” for short

52 “I could go on and on ...”

55 Tuna al­ter­na­tive 59 Zany anec­dote 60 What’s an un­com­mon blood type ... or a hint to this puz­zle’s theme 63 Higher-up

64 “Old Man and the Sea” fish

65 Good friend of Stimpy 66 “I’m on your ___!” 67 Flashy one, for short? 68 Tribe of Is­rael

DOWN

1 Egg-shaped com­puter, once 2 Darth Vader’s son-in-law Han ___ 3 Mend

4 Echoic soup slo­gan 5 Heist fig­ure 6 iPhone al­ter­na­tive, once 7 South­east Divi­sion NBA team, on score­boards 8 Lack one’s usual vi­tal­ity, maybe 9 Orange sher­bet and oth­ers

10 “Very Bad Things” and “Swingers” ac­tor Jon 11 Eastern prince 12 Or­der at Chipo­tle 13 Freshly 18 Crowd noises 22 “Rah!” at a bull­fight 24 Org. for lawyers 25 “Spill the tea!” 26 Soft drink brand 27 Wa­ter bill list­ing

28 One might sleep on it 29 Ranchero’s plain 30 Dis­cus­sion-re­cap­ping phrase 31 Suck­ers or syrups 32 Hol­ly­wood-area at­trac­tion

La ___ Tar Pits 37 End point of a mil­i­tary march 39 Rookie move? 42 En­cap­su­la­tion 44 Six­teenth pres­i­dent’s nick­name 46 Out­er­wear?

48 New York Gi­ants gi­ant Mel 49 Elected con­gress­woman of 2018, Alexandria ___Cortez

52 “For Your ___ Only” 53 One al­ter­na­tive to Uber

54 Rep

55 Young ot­ter’s home 56 Owl or osprey 57 Unit of the eye con­tain­ing the iris 58 Dol­ly­wood’s lo­cale: Abbr.

61 A word from Scrooge 62 De­bate stance

PUZ­ZLE BY AMANDA YESNOWITZ AND JOON PAHK

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