N.Y. Times Crossword – Saturday, September 30, 2017

By: Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Theme: None
Difficulty (0-10):  2
Time: 24:24

ACROSSDOWN
1Swore1Chardonnay or merlot
67 is in the middle of it2It ended in January 2017
13Stomachs31-Down holder, often
15Be fleeced4Norse mythology sources
16Was totally used up52013 Best Actor nominee for “Nebraska”
17Fledgling feeder6Takes a toll?
18“Oh, come on”7WWW letters
20“Yours truly,” facetiously8Not split
21Reception figures?9Certain ride
22Reception figures10How Superman often stands
23Go up against11Gaston ___, Frenchman who wrote “The Phantom of the Opera”
24Subject of a controversial tax, once12Split
25Best Picture after “The Artist”14Like many asylum seekers in the 2010s: Abbr.
27Flower whose name is Greek for “flame”15Setting of “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”
29Plot progression19Parallel-park, e.g.
30Sausage at an Oktoberfest23Secondary personas, in role-playing game lingo
32Hindu goddess of prosperity25Execrate
34Under the weather while above the clouds?26Mail it in?
38Brand of machine that turns change into cash vouchers27Final Trojan king
40Crack team’s initials?28Badger
41Chain once self-styled as “the Saving Place”31Marching band sights
43Words before chagrin or surprise33Strike fear?
44___ farm35Words of speculation
45Seat of Utah’s Grand County36Increase a hundredfold
46Moving object?37She’s been on the cover of British Vogue more than anyone else
47Musica o danza39Track prize
48“Ask ___” (syndicated advice column)41Island after which a lizard is named
49Home of Rembrandt’s “The Night Watch”42Some R.S.V.P.s
53Become lightheaded?45Study at Hogwarts
55San Luis ___46Time of surrender in ’45
56Substance obeying Boyle’s law47Something bracketed
57Bicycling couple?49Monopoly action
58Dress-up at a comic con50“Young Frankenstein” assistant
59Point ___ National Seashore51It can be hard to style
529-Down alternative
54Pass on a track

 

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