N.Y. Times Crossword – Wednesday, August 16, 2017

By: Andrew Kingsley and John Lieb
Theme: Spin
Difficulty (0-10):  2
Time: 12:46

ACROSSDOWN
1Early Peruvian1Complaint after overexercise
6“Gone With the Wind” studio2Huey, Dewey or Louie, to Donald Duck
9ooed3Reaction to an awkward moment
14Festive4Passion
15Folk singer DiFranco5Bill ___, the Science Guy
16Edward Snowden, e.g.6One of the Three Bears
17Peter Parker is his alter ego7Cloud in the summer
19Musical piece for nine8Capital of Belarus
20“That’s terrible!”9Kind of soup mentioned in Genesis
21Wipes out on the half-pipe, say10Losing tic-tac-toe line
23Comedian Philips11Request at a fine restaurant
24Rue12Earth, wind and fire
26Grammy-winning electronic music producer and D.J.13Cleanses, in a way
28Ram’s mate18Finish the job?
29Red Cross response22Boiling point?
31J. Peterman employee on “Seinfeld”25Make
32Excited Spanish cry271980s-’90s NBC drama
35D-Day carriers: Abbr.30One running away in “Hey Diddle Diddle”
36Name assumed by billiards great Rudolf Wanderone32Opposing side
40Asset for a press secretary33Short cut
41Way to watch “Game of Thrones” on your phone34Above
42Tater Tots maker36With Pelé, co-winner of FIFA’s Player of the Century award
45Course standard37Minibar accessory
46___ Kat38Advil alternative
49Longtime co-worker of Vanna White39Fit ___ king
52Chevy’s response to the Mustang40In the news
54Vow before testifying43Began
55Sushi condiment441977 Steely Dan album
57Words said before and after “what”46Samurai sword
58TBS late-night host47Silent film opener
60Modern exercise option … or what the answers to 17-, 26-, 36- or 49-Across could teach?48Scraps
62A straight one is 180°50Kind of tea from Asia
63Suitable5110th of 24
64Fictional orphan protected by Punjab53Pooh creator
65Zapped, as unwanted hair56Orthodontist’s concern
66West who said “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful”59Pub pint
67Wherewithal61Kiss ___

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