N.Y. Times Crossword – Tuesday, September 12, 2017

By: Bruce Haight
Theme: Roman Numerals
Difficulty (0-10):  3
Time: 19:50

ACROSSDOWN
1“___ Don’t Lie” (2006 Shakira hit)1Many a meth production site
5Fund2“That was … amazing!”
10Ruler deposed in 19793Cheap way to get media attention
14Father of Ahab in the Bible4Convene, as a legislature
15Composer whose name is Italian for “green”5Two big nights in December
16Sharpen, as a skill6Loch ___
171,001 causes of anxiety?7H.M.O. V.I.P.s
19“___ baby!”8Wordsworth work
20Doc who might perform laryngologic surgery9Most sensible
21___ Enterprise10You might run to get in it
22Spotted11Branding tool
24Gives kudos to12Insect feeler
26101 rear ends?13Telemarketer’s accessory
28“Darn it!”18Deteriorate with inactivity
30“___ the next”23Squirrel away
31Inseparable25Pacers’ engagements?
32___ noire (pet peeve)26Picnic items
33Poke27World’s most populous democracy
35Charged toward29Beach bottle letters
3751 cats?34Adjust the price on
40Twitch36It’s no liability
43Makeup smearer38Paintballer’s cry
44Like a long shot’s chances39Org. concerned with meltdowns
48Singer Garfunkel40Criticized brutally
49Frost41In on
51Strangely repulsive sort42Eroded
53Six members of a “Dallas” family?45Galena or cerussite
55Provo resident46Devices with Siri
56Fly47Relative of a snowboard
57Poke50Tense
59___-wop52Summons a genie, perhaps
60Ibsen’s “Peer ___”54Word repeated before “everywhere”
61501 renditions?57Yoda, e.g.
65Suffix with kitchen58Son of Zeus
66Clearing in the woods62Kind of wind that blows no good
67Hike along the Appalachian Trail, e.g.63Actor Kilmer of “Tombstone”
68Way in or way out64“___ be my pleasure”
69Designer Perry
70He loved Lucy

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