N.Y. Times Crossword – Tuesday, September 26, 2017

By: Joy Behar and Lynn Lempel
Theme: Comedians
Difficulty (0-10):  1
Time: 8:08

1Fruity soft drink1Forty winks
5Stir-fry cookers2Prof’s URL ender
9Puts into English, say, as movie dialogue3Robust-sounding teens of children’s books
13Schiff on the House Intelligence Committee4Incite to action
14Things teeth and hair have5St. Paul’s Cathedral architect
16Rights org. of which Helen Keller was a co-founder6“Would you look at that!”
17Comedian Kevin after having a sloppy jelly snack?7Nocturnal marsupial
19Writer Lowry with two Newbery Medals8Scatter
20Restaurateur Paula9Spiritual leader with a Nobel Peace Prize
21Lion observed at night10NE basketball powerhouse
22Naysaying11Football rush
23Fashion flair12Essman of “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
25Get frisky with comedian Freddie?15Comes to a standstill
27Intricate trap18Alternative to Levi’s
28Azure expanse23Took the entire series
30Mule in an Erie Canal song24Colorful aquarium fish
31School for young royals25Tall supporting tower
33Irritating criticism26Totally captivated
36“The Phantom of the Opera” city29“Finger-lickin’ good” food establishment
40Comedian Richard being sent to a psychiatric facility?32Achievement for Bernie Madoff or Al Capone
43Sample34Youngest of the fictional March sisters
44Swimmer Diana35“Attention ___ shoppers!”
45Away on a submarine, say37St. Bernard during an avalanche, maybe
46“___ the fields we go …”38Chemically nonreactive
48Séance sound39Remains
50Blubber41Coral formation
51Cause of comedian Roseanne’s black eye?42Hollywood’s Lupino
56Touches geographically47Repeated jazz phrases
58“Superfood” Amazon berry49Big nuisance
59Captain Hook, to Peter Pan51Thumper’s deer friend
60Big unicycle part52Tidbit for a squirrel
62Result of comedian Eric’s untied shoelaces?54What Tarzan’s friends advised him to do?
66Subject of Queen Elizabeth, informally55Half of a genetic molecule
67John le Carré heroes57Illegal payment
68Timely benefit60Trial balloon
69“500” race, familiarly63Hawaiian gift
70Take one’s leave64Fireplace item
71Breakfast brand for the toaster65Ambient musician Brian

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