N.Y. Times Crossword – Tuesday, October 10, 2017

By: Mark Maclachlan
Theme: Periodic Table
Difficulty (0-10):  1
Time: 10:11

ACROSSDOWN
1“___: Ragnarok” (2017 Marvel film)1Unimportant thing
5Give new weapons to2This, on the periodic table
10This, on the periodic table3Wore out, as one’s welcome
14Dream: Fr.4Bowling alley button
15Grain disease5Not made up
161967 Montreal event6Printing goofs
17Specks in la mer7Act hostilely
18This, on the periodic table8Apartment sharer
19Carefully examines9Denali, e.g.: Abbr.
20Evacuation notice?10“When pigs fly!”
22Ventura who was governor of Minnesota11Opponents in custody cases
23Hungers (for)12Picks, with “for”
24You might lose yours in an argument13Elephant’s trunk, basically
26911 responder, for short21Balance sheet plus
27Gourmet food additive22With 25-Down, 727 and 747
29Lout25See 22-Down
32Highest point28Book that describes the crossing of the Red Sea
34Place to buy tickets: Abbr.29How some legal disputes get settled
35Medical research goal30“The British ___ coming!”
36This, on the periodic table31Stuck coins into
39Passed, as a law33Additional afterthought, for short
41Gets into the weeds?35Includes when sending an email
42One might be around a buck or two36Radio freq. unit
44Canadian gas brand37Wade’s opponent in legal history
45End of the British alphabet38The answer to each clue that says “This, on the periodic table”
46Perish alternative40BBQ leftovers?
48Abbr. in an email header43The answer to each clue that says “This, on the periodic table”
51Sent astray46Wrestling win
52Person making introductions47“Uh, no idea”
54This, on the periodic table49Continued talking
57Opaque liquids such as milk50Mississippi River explorer
59Minnesota’s ___ Clinic51Blue Lucky Charms marshmallows
60Ticket ___53Mazda roadster
61Modern prefix with complete or correct54Superhero group including Beast and Cyclops
62Well-matched55Icicle’s place
63Au pair, often56Kremlin rejection
64Turkey ___ (annual event)58Astronomer’s unit: Abbr.
65Makes after taxes60Southern California’s Santa ___ Freeway
66Fur trader John Jacob
67What “This” refers to, in this puzzle’s theme: Abbr.

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