N.Y. Times Crossword – Tuesday, October 17, 2017

By: Jeff Chen
Theme: Con Men
Difficulty (0-10):  1
Time: 11:46

ACROSSDOWN
1Flaky mineral1Storied traveling trio
5She “walked like a woman and talked like a man,” in a Kinks song2Unit in an online cart
9Say with conviction3“I’m listening …”
13Lots4Stop and go, e.g.
14Film format that’s sometimes in 3-D5“Sing” without singing
15Mushroom’s reproductive cell6Leave out
16Refined chap7Fall behind
17Base for long-distance carriers?8Body spray brand
19“This is looking extremely bad for me!”9High-level H.S. class with integrals
21Person setting the stage?10It has its charms
22Archaeologist played by Harrison Ford, informally11Beethoven’s Third
23Lyricist Gershwin12Undo, as a law
25Ricky Martin’s “Livin’ La Vida ___”15___-Cat (winter vehicle)
26South Asian shade tree18Chimp’s relative
28Prohibit20Grows fur for the winter, say
29Fuel that contributes to global warming23Pro at building financial worth, slangily
30A mere pittance24Kitchen appliance
33What “X” might represent on a treasure map26Secretive email option
34An official language of Canada: Abbr.27“That’s the spot!”
35Ink-squirting creature31Actress Anne of “Donnie Brasco”
40Unexpected hit32___ de corps
43Size in a lingerie shop361951 film featuring Nero
47Rebel on many T-shirts37Brand of kids’ wear with Superman and Batman options
48Wears away38Filler for a cooler
49“… ish”39Some A.L. sluggers
50“The Star-Spangled Banner” contraction41N.C.A.A. women’s basketball powerhouse
51Hardly an upscale bar42Overnight flights
52Cell that fires on impulse43People who target the starts of 17-, 30-, 40- and 57-Across
54Emission from radioactive decay44Paper fold
57Cleopatra’s lover45Takes by force
60Shower affection (on)46Raunchy 1981 comedy with two sequels
61Annual athletic awards53Intl. group headquartered in D.C.
62Canadian Plains tribe54Rare blood type, for short
63Wee bit55Memo heading abbr.
64Eliot who chased Capone56Pro votes
65File size units, informally58Channel showing old films
66IDs collected by H.R.59Valuable rock

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