N.Y. Times Crossword – Monday, August 28, 2017

By: Dan Margolis
Theme: Equine
Difficulty (0-10):  1
Time: 6:33

ACROSS DOWN
1 Battery fluid 1 The first “A” of N.A.A.C.P.: Abbr.
5 Wide keyboard key 2 Like puppies and kittens
10 Loch ___ monster 3 “No need to wake me”
14 Variety of wrestling 4 Fight (with)
15 Overcharge 5 “I” problem?
16 Loads and loads 6 Light-skinned and blond, say
17 Extremely obstinate 7 Fish that’s a sushi staple
20 Kathmandu’s land 8 “Holy mackerel!”
21 Little League coach, often 9 Hi-___ monitor
22 Ushered 10 To wit
23 Rikki-tikki-___ (Kipling mongoose) 11 Escape capture by
25 City in Spain or Ohio 12 Not liquid or gaseous
26 Person who’s talented but not versatile 13 ___ pad (reporter’s notebook)
31 “To be, or not to be” speaker 18 Trumpet
32 Sleep like ___ 19 “Moving right ___ …”
33 To the ___ (fully) 24 Food, informally
36 Charades player, essentially 25 1982 comedy for which Jessica Lange won Best Supporting Actress
37 Fortuneteller’s card 26 Units of resistance
39 Road shoulder 27 Execute perfectly, as a routine
40 Foxy 28 TV award
41 Negligible 29 Destiny
42 Rest of the afternoon 30 West Bank inits.
44 Notable (and grammatically incorrect) declaration by Mr. Bumble in “Oliver Twist” 33 Big butte
46 Top dogs 34 ___ and crafts
49 Curb, with “in” 35 Big workday for Saint Nick
50 Urban’s opposite 38 Not feel 100%
51 Staple of sci-fi filmmaking, for short 39 Boston, informally
53 Web site? 41 Oil-producing rock
57 Acting haughtily and pompously 43 ___ Thomas, N.B.A. Hall-of-Famer
60 Fell to the seabed 44 “Appreciate it!”
61 Figure made by a figure skater 45 Orville or Wilbur
62 Document with the line “I hereby bequeath …” 46 Came up
63 Work units, in physics 47 Like some eclipses
64 Chooses actors for 48 Point on antlers
65 London’s ___ Coward Theater 51 “Pet” that’s a plant
52 Play dates?
54 The Supremes, e.g.
55 ___ of Man
56 Prison compartment
58 Instant, for short
59 Elevations: Abbr.

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