N.Y. Times Crossword – Saturday, September 16, 2017

By: Natan Last, Finn Vingeland and the J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Theme: None
Difficulty (0-10):  4
Time: 12:15

ACROSSDOWN
1Plucky words?1Blind followers
1Flags2Gets better
1“That’s some boyfriend you have”3Application requirement, maybe
16“Star Trek: T.N.G.” role4Hunkered down
17Low-stress address?5Checks off on
18Like the middle of Australia6Check out
19It holds the world record for most passengers on a commercial airliner [1,088]7“The noblest hateful love that ___ I heard of”: “Troilus and Cressida”
20Fizzy vitamin supplement8Small suits
22They try to get into your head9Grandmother, in dialect
25Recipe amount10Many 1920s Harper’s Bazaar covers
26Attraction in Bath, England11Animal form of Harry Potter’s Patronus
27Roll around12“Officer, that’s the thief!”
29Alternative to Chanel No. 513Gentle farewell
31Prefix with gender141950s TV personality who appeared in “Grease”
34Some signals from pitchers21Current regulator
35Flaps23Door part often fitted with an alarm
36Fireplace receptacles24Poor work habit
38Shylock’s daughter in “The Merchant of Venice”28Relig. affiliation of more than six million Americans
39Pressing need30Request for an island getaway?
40Young stud?31Celebration after a run?
41Sea as in Cannes?32“Do my eyes deceive me?”
42Beat33Popular ABC reality show starting in 2009
43Something to watch35Andrew Wyeth’s “The ___ Pictures”
45Neighbor of Iran: Abbr.37One for the money?
46Area worth the most bonus troops in the game Risk38“Morning ___”
48Underground activity in the ’50s40Gourd also known as a vegetable pear
52Guarantee of the Sixth Amendment43Attached, in a way
54Hill of ___, site of Ireland’s Lia Fáil44Who’s depicted in Russia’s “Bronze Horseman” statue
55“The O.C.” protagonist47Dig
56“Run that by me again”49He “wept with all six eyes,” per Dante
60A parent may tell a child to watch it50Flash
61Fair competition51Slakes
62Belly laughs53Kind of place for the summer?
63Dangerous thing to cross57Subject of Noam Chomsky’s “American Power and the New Mandarins,” briefly
58Communication device for the deaf: Abbr.
59Cry at a Real Madrid game

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