N.Y. Times Crossword – Thursday, October 12, 2017

By: Alex Eaton-Salners
Theme: Homophones
Difficulty (0-10):  1
Time: 24:14

1Mined1Heisman winner Newton
9Male3Broccoli ___
13Sum4English poet Sitwell
14Ceded5Introspective query
15Peeks6Not pay attention during a lecture, say
16Mustard7She’s sheared
18Whit8___ the Giant, first inductee in the W.W.E. Hall of Fame
19We9It starts “On my honor, I will do my best …”
20Writes10Watson or Thompson of 2017’s “Beauty and the Beast”
22Meet11Diamond with 21 platinum albums
23Bass12Army awards just below Medals of Honor: Abbr.
24Handsome15One for whom work is play?
27Tale17Ones spinning webs?
29Knows21Comment during bidding
32Missal23Troubles with timber
34Lickers24Bills that one doesn’t mind piling up
36Sites25Believed with no questions asked
38Clothes26Megaphone noise
39Rolls28___ Sea, body greatly diminished by Russian irrigation projects
40Bate30Some works at MoMA and the Art Institute of Chicago
41Throe31Big name in household appliances
42Lodes33160 acres per farmer, in the Homestead Act of 1862
43Wring35Classical rebuke
44Flour37Fast-forwarded, with “up”
46Hoes39Max ___, popular video game series of the 2000s
48Blew43Vice president after Biden
49Hews45Declaration on a Chinese menu
51Sine47Grayish to yellowish brown
53Re50One who may order an operation, informally
56Flea52Designer Donna
60Slight54Priest from on high?
63Inn55“Are you ___ out?”
64Dun56Kramer and Kramer, in “Kramer vs. Kramer”
65Steak57Material for a mountain cabin
66Chute58___ James, 2008 Beyoncé role
67Instants61One of the Gabors of old Hollywood
68Bye62Suffix with saw

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