0916-19 NY Times Crossword 16 Sep 19, Monday

Constructed by: Amanda Rafkin & Ross Trudeau
Edited by: Will Shortz

Today’s Reveal Answer: Just for the Record

Themed answers are people one might bring in when making a RECORD:

  • 58A “To be totally clear” … or why to bring in a 17-, 27- or 45-Across? : JUST FOR THE RECORD
  • 17A Adjudicator of an attempt at a physical feat, say : GUINNESS OFFICIAL
  • 27A Vocalist who doesn’t tour : STUDIO SINGER
  • 45A One versed in shorthand : STENOGRAPHER

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Bill’s time: 5m 17s

Bill’s errors: 0

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I am currently on a road trip through California/Nevada with my brother from Ireland. As a result, I’ve just managed to write up basic posts for a few days now. I will finish up the posts just as soon as I can.

Apologies for the inconvenience, and many thanks for your understanding.

Bill

Complete List of Clues/Answers

Across

1 Design details, informally : SPECS
6 Archaeologist’s treasure : RELIC
11 “Nova” airer : PBS
14 Major manufacturer of soda can materials : ALCOA
15 Justice Kagan : ELENA
16 Fe, on the periodic table : IRON
17 Adjudicator of an attempt at a physical feat, say : GUINNESS OFFICIAL
20 Early birds? : EGGS
21 Eldest of the von Trapp children : LIESL
22 What polytheists believe in : GODS
23 “Let’s do it!” : I’M IN!
25 Hole ___ (golf feat) : IN ONE
27 Vocalist who doesn’t tour : STUDIO SINGER
32 Cosmopolitan or People, for short : MAG
35 1960s vice president Humphrey : HUBERT
36 L.A.’s ___ Arts District : NOHO
37 Pepsi-___ : COLA
38 Genre for Puccini and Ponchielli : OPERA
39 Rear end : BUTT
40 Macho : MANLY
41 Rowboat propellers : OARS
42 Fumbles : ERRS
43 Nickname of King Edward VII : BERTIE
44 Channel for lovers of old films : TCM
45 One versed in shorthand : STENOGRAPHER
47 Standing straight : ERECT
49 Elton John musical based on a work by Verdi : AIDA
50 Deep blue dye : ANIL
51 Throw, as an anchor : HEAVE
54 Mention as an example : CITE
58 “To be totally clear” … or why to bring in a 17-, 27- or 45-Across? : JUST FOR THE RECORD
61 Whale found in every one of the world’s oceans : ORCA
62 Gold or platinum : METAL
63 Like most notebook paper : LINED
64 “___, humbug!” : BAH
65 Impolitely overlooks : SNUBS
66 Amble (along) : MOSEY

Down

1 Wise one : SAGE
2 What goes into a socket : PLUG
3 Juul, e.g., briefly : E-CIG
4 Takes under advisement : CONSIDERS
5 The “S” of S.F. : SAN
6 Pine secretions : RESINS
7 “What ___ would you like?” : ELSE
8 Births between Cancer and Virgo : LEOS
9 Airborne : IN FLIGHT
10 Half-___ (coffee order) : CAF
11 June observance commemorating the Stonewall Riots : PRIDE MONTH
12 Drag neckwear : BOAS
13 Sketch show with celebrity hosts, for short : SNL
16 Green “X” for Microsoft Excel, e.g. : ICON
18 T. S. ___, poet who wrote “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” : ELIOT
19 Assistant to Dr. Frankenstein : IGOR
24 Oscar winner Sorvino : MIRA
26 Prefix with liberal : NEO-
27 Aim for the basket : SHOOT
28 Rapper Shakur : TUPAC
29 Nietzsche’s ideal man : UBERMENSCH
30 Put away, as ashes : INURN
31 “Nuh-uh!” : NOT SO!
33 “Kate & ___” (1980s TV show) : ALLIE
34 More gleeful : GAYER
37 Dish of thinly sliced raw meat : CARPACCIO
39 Fellow members of a church : BRETHREN
40 Quaff made with honey : MEAD
42 “Yadda, yadda, yadda …”: Abbr. : ETC
43 Bramble : BRIER
45 Who “I” refers to : SELF
46 Auctioneers’ mallets : GAVELS
48 Moreno of “West Side Story” : RITA
50 Atmosphere : AURA
52 Question to a betrayer : ET TU?
53 Monomaniacal captain of literature : AHAB
55 Charged particles : IONS
56 Christmas purchase that’s quickly thrown out : TREE
57 Small whirlpool : EDDY
58 Nine-to-five activity : JOB
59 Yogi’s sounds while meditating : OMS
60 Dutch ___ disease : ELM

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