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The new york times crossword

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ACROSS

1 South Asian,

informally 5 “Imperial gem” mined as early as 6000 B.C. 9 Supplier of iron carrots in old cartoons 13 Islamic scholar 14 Make some

cuts, perhaps 15 Tender feelings 16 Mood setters for a romantic dinner 18 Samples 19 What may be

traded for tat 20 Comic actress

Kristen

21 “My Friend ___” (classic of children’s literature) 22 Captain

Marvel, for one

24 Actor Cooper 26 Duck color 27 Ancient dweller of Central Asia and Eastern Europe

28 Some

hesitation­s 29 There are 30 on

an icosahedro­n 31 Bounds 34 Photosynth­etic process “inflating”

16-, 24-, 46and 56-Across 37 Author of “The Bonesetter’s Daughter,” 2001

38 One of two in

2/22/22 41 Things “said” in doctors’ offices 44 Texter’s “hold

on a sec” 45 Repellent 46 Torn and ragged clothing 50 Feminine name that anagrams to another feminine name 51 Is behind 52 “___ one teach one” (rhyming proverb) 54 Prez who founded the March of Dimes

55 His first initial stands for “Ieoh” Quarter-pound things at McDonald’s The Ark of the Covenant, e.g.

Fake coin “Popular Fallacies” writer, 1826 Adam’s apple

locale

Sprites, but

not Pepsis Controvert 56 58

59 60

61 62 63

DOWN

1 Call

the shots 2 Correspond­ed with, in a way 3 World capital on the socalled Pacific Ring of Fire 4 “You didn’t

ask, but …” to a texter 5 Force-ful

character 6 Wing it 7 Soccer star

Maradona 8 Mars rovers, in

brief?

9 Like burning

plastic

10 Early chewing gum ingredient 11 More

submissive 12 60-Across output or 18-Across synonym 15 Where Aquaman reigns as king

17 Biting

remarks?

Jeff Chen

21 Carnivorou­s : meat :: carpophago­us : ___ 23 Echo speaker 25 Often-uttered lead-in to “That’s gotta hurt!”

30 Like Canada’s

maple leaf 31 Leave alone 32 ___ moment 33 Unravel 35 Street food favorites topped with tzatziki

36 It may be applied to a single digit 39 Sit after everyone else scooches over

40 Grist for the

rumor mill 41 It may get

worn out

42 In a position to

sue, say 43 Readers may flip over it 47 Movie-themed Happy Meal, e.g.

48 Sphere

49 Took notice, in

a way 50 Comedian

Margaret 53 Peons,

metaphoric­ally 56 Letter resembling Indiana University’s logo

57 ___-Ed (animated talks for kids)

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