0117-23 NY Times Crossword 17 Jan 23, Tuesday

Constructed by: Erika Ettin
Edited by: Will Shortz

Today’s Reveal Answer: Let’s Call It a Day

Themed answers each start with the word “DAY” written in a language cited in the corresponding clue:

  • 47A “I think we’re done here” … or a hint to translating each of the four shaded words in this puzzle : LET’S CALL IT A DAY
  • 19A Couple’s 60th anniversary [Spanish] : DIAMOND WEDDING
  • 26A “Aw, rats!” [Dutch, Swedish] : DAGNABBIT!
  • 35A Whom one might go see at “tooth hurty,” per a classic joke [Czech] : DENTIST
  • 42A Goes with someone else [German] : TAGS ALONG

Bill’s time: 7m 05s

Bill’s errors: 0

Today’s Wiki-est Amazonian Googlies

My wife and I are in Ireland right now, starting off the New Year with family. I just managed to slip away to solve the puzzle, and write up this abbreviated post. I will get to the full post just as soon as I can.

Thank you for your understanding.

Bill

Complete List of Clues/Answers

Across

1 The N.C.A.A.’s Crimson Tide, to fans : BAMA
5 Obsolescent devices with Rewind buttons : VCRS
9 Lincoln ___ (toy set) : LOGS
13 Cry from a congregation : AMEN!
14 Scroll through a few books? : TORAH
15 Proctored event : EXAM
16 Zero, zippo, zilch : NOT ONE IOTA
18 Hamilton’s notes : TENS
19 Couple’s 60th anniversary [Spanish] : DIAMOND WEDDING
21 Fitting : APT
22 A panda’s is almost entirely bamboo : DIET
23 Saunter : AMBLE
26 “Aw, rats!” [Dutch, Swedish] : DAGNABBIT!
31 ___ a soul (no one) : NARY
32 Contraction in “Deck the Halls” : ‘TIS
33 Votes into office : ELECTS
34 Pie ___ mode : A LA
35 Whom one might go see at “tooth hurty,” per a classic joke [Czech] : DENTIST
37 Cartoon collectible : CEL
38 Cubans, for example : CIGARS
40 Professional connections : INS
41 Show the merits of, say : DEMO
42 Goes with someone else [German] : TAGS ALONG
44 Center : MIDST
45 Substance in a petri dish : AGAR
46 Bud : PAL
47 “I think we’re done here” … or a hint to translating each of the four shaded words in this puzzle : LET’S CALL IT A DAY
54 Command-S, on a Mac : SAVE
55 Rhode Island, with “the” : OCEAN STATE
56 Furniture giant whose name is an acronym : IKEA
57 “You win” : I LOSE
58 Prep school about an hour by train from London : ETON
59 Lifetime, for the U.S. Supreme Court : TERM
60 You might give something up for this : LENT
61 Easy targets : SAPS

Down

1 Word after rock or rubber : … BAND
2 Mine, in Marseille : A MOI
3 Parent company of Facebook : META
4 Odd exception : ANOMALY
5 Nullify : VOID
6 Bovine : cow :: corvine : ___ : CROW
7 Family-friendly, as films : RATED G
8 Sketchy behavior : SHADINESS
9 Phrase sung 36 times in a 1970 Beatles hit : LET IT BE
10 Plow-pulling pair : OXEN
11 Clique : GANG
12 Sort of cellphone text, for short : SMS
14 Collapsible camping gear : TENT
17 “Uh-uh” : NOPE
20 Taken care of, with “with” : DEALT
23 “It was all ___!” (“They were just pretending!”) : AN ACT
24 Elder Obama daughter : MALIA
25 Singer/activist Billy : BRAGG
26 Cacophony : DIN
27 Actor John, Sean or Mackenzie : ASTIN
28 Secretly included, in a way : BCC’ED
29 Things filling an agenda : ITEMS
30 Letter-shaped opening in hardware : T-SLOT
32 Electrical transformer named for its creator : TESLA COIL
35 Is tiresomely long, as a meeting : DRAGS
36 Gerund suffix : -ING
39 All for one and one for all : AS A TEAM
41 Widens, as a pupil : DILATES
43 Prognosticator : ORACLE
44 They get walked all over : MATS
46 Long (for) : PINE
47 One of more than 14,000 in Minnesota : LAKE
48 At any point : EVER
49 Kings of ___ (“Sex on Fire” quartet) : LEON
50 Stick around awhile : LAST
51 Facts and figures : DATA
52 Perched on : ATOP
53 Desires : YENS
54 Command just before giving a dog treat : SIT