0428-23 NY Times Crossword 28 Apr 23, Friday

Constructed by: Malaika Handa & Erik Agard
Edited by: Will Shortz

Today’s Theme: None

Bill’s time: 28m 46s

Bill’s errors: 0

Today’s Wiki-est Amazonian Googlies

I am traveling right now, grabbing another flight. As such, I only had time to solve today’s puzzle and write up this abbreviated post. I will get to the full post just as soon as I can.

Apologies, and thank you for your understanding.

Bill

Complete List of Clues/Answers

Across

1 Sitcom joke involving a change in setting : CUTAWAY GAG
11 Hollow, perhaps : LAIR
15 What plastic wrap is designed for : ONE-TIME USE
16 ___ something : ONTO
17 Zesty liqueur : LIMONCELLO
18 Not following, maybe : LOST
19 Lift up : EXALT
20 Part of a paw print : PAD
21 Surname that’s also transliterated as Zuo : TSO
22 Cautionary conjunction : LEST
25 Buzzkill’s response while playing Would You Rather : NEITHER
28 On, say : LIT
31 Bird named for a Titan : RHEA
33 Bad mouths? : SNEERS
34 “___ was!” (“No way!,” in German) : ACH
35 Panels at anime conventions : MANGA
37 Asian wrap : SARI
38 Gil Scott-Heron poem inspired by 1969 events : WHITEY ON THE MOON
42 Mouthy? : ORAL
43 This old thing? : RELIC
44 Lump : NUB
45 World capital whose last two letters are its first two letters upside down : MOSCOW
47 Curing agent : SALT
48 High key : ESC
49 Where the first five counting numbers are “üks kaks kolm neli viis” : ESTONIA
51 Knife cut : SLIT
53 ___ Nguyen Dan (celebration of spring) : TET
54 Major lobby in D.C. : NEA
56 Lead-in to mail or box : VOICE
60 Lover of Rochester, in fiction : EYRE
62 World capital on the Aker River : OSLO, NORWAY
65 Scar line? : ROAR
66 Priceless, in a way : NOT FOR SALE
67 Participates in a Seder, say : SUPS
68 Deification : APOTHEOSIS

Down

1 King of verse : COLE
2 System for servers : UNIX
3 Ghanaian city that’s an anagram of 27-Down : TEMA
4 Coral arrangement : ATOLL
5 Fruit also called a wax gourd : WINTER MELON
6 Theater inits. : AMC
7 “___-haw!” : YEE
8 [This is looking very bad for me] : [GULP]
9 Literary stand-in for Christ : ASLAN
10 Glam rock pieces? : GEODES
11 Text that’s often an exaggeration : LOL
12 “Where do all of these keep coming from?!” : ANOTHER ONE?!
13 “I think I can see a future with him” : IT’S SERIOUS
14 Turning points : ROTORS
23 Actress Mitchell of “Pretty Little Liars” : SHAY
24 Range just below 55-Down : TENOR
26 One eating a lot of wings : INSECTIVORE
27 New York Liberty, e.g. : TEAM
28 Translation of “torah” : LAW
29 Select words? : I CHOOSE YOU
30 Sexy selfie posted on social media, in lingo : THIRST TRAP
32 French film director Varda : AGNES
36 Provider of a broad world view : ATLAS
39 One may be ordered “con todo” : TACO
40 Sledding site : HILL
41 Division of Comcast : NBC
45 Poetic considerations : METERS
46 Activist LaDuke who was twice a Green Party vice-presidential candidate : WINONA
50 Man known for his morals : AESOP
52 Middle section : TORSO
55 See 24-Down : ALTO
57 “___ born by the river / In a little tent” (start of Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come”) : I WAS
58 Sactown’s locale : CALI
59 Looks over : EYES
61 Sounds of uncertainty : ERS
63 Way more than ne’er : OFT
64 Japanese masked drama : NOH

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