N.Y. Times Crossword – Friday, September 29, 2017

By: Damon Gulcynski
Theme: None
Difficulty (0-10):  3
Time: 25:33

1Sushi bar fish1Female friend, to Felipe
4English socialite Middleton2Modern transports used while standing
9Slack-jawed3“Nothing to get worked up about”
14Zinger4Interjects something
15Yo-yo5Words from the chickenhearted
16Contrail contents6___ Xtra (Coca-Cola product)
17They have tubes attached7Ancient Greek city-state
18Gabriel García Márquez called him “the greatest poet of the 20th century, in any language”8Make a right turn?
22Electrify10Onetime presidential candidate with a divinity degree from Yale
23Stationary basketball attempt11“The Simpsons” character who claims he can recite pi to 40,000 places
26Puny arms?12Sheller’s discard
28Takes off13Baseball’s dead-ball ___
30Slightly fermented baked dish19Like some monuments: Abbr.
31Appropriate game21Really liked
34Type of property, in real-estate lingo24No longer struggling
35Streaming hiccups25Brain power like you can’t believe?
37Band of scouts27“Sweet love of my life,” in a 1976 Bob Dylan song
39French 101 word or, with a different meaning, Spanish 101 word29Fair
40Consequently30Prayer, e.g.
41Sushi bar beverage, perhaps32What’s not a sin in math class?
43M.M.A. stoppage33Judith of TV’s “Nashville”
44Parent company of Reebok36Float fixer
47Image on many a rupee banknote38Bone of the hand or foot
49Grouper, for one42Lividly
52Greatly regret45Mushroom producers
54Brand of fruit-flavored hard candy46Point of ___
56“Call sometime”48Rap’s Run-___
59Cable channel owned by NBCUniversal50Division indicator
60Sharp51Home to Raqqa
61Burn a bit53“30 Rock” character with the same first name as its actor
62Item that names a person holding it when its middle letter is removed55Peel
63Math whizzes, stereotypically56Silence
64Bill of 2015’s “Trainwreck”57Home ___ advantage
65University department, in course descriptions58Certain neckline

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