NY Times Answer, Wed, Jan 01, 2014

NY Times Answer, Wed, Jan 01, 2014

Across

1. Frank’s partner in the funnies : ERNEST
7. Old ___ (London theater) : VIC
10. À la mode : CHIC
14. Asian entertainer : GEISHA
15. Have a mortgage, say : OWE
16. ___ O’Neill : OONA
17. Tree with extra-large acorns : BUROAK
18. ___ Cob, Conn. : COS
19. NASA component: Abbr. : NATL
20. Card holder: Abbr. : ENV
21. Eponymous sitcom star of the 2000s : REBA
23. After-dinner wine : SHERRY
25. Narrow inlet : RIA
26. Model Porizkova : PAULINA
28. Dine : SUP
29. Ad nauseam : TONOEND
31. Far sides of ranges : TARGETS
33. ___ King Cole : NAT
34. Actor McKellen and others : IANS
36. Hawaiian singer with many 1960s-’70s TV guest appearances : DONHO
37. New Year’s greeting : HAPPY2014
40. Spelunker : CAVER
43. Sleek swimmers : EELS
44. N.Y.C. line : IRT
47. Teresa Heinz or Christina Onassis : HEIRESS
49. Spartan : AUSTERE
52. Roth ___ : IRA
53. People of Rwanda and Burundi : WATUTSI
55. K.G.B. rival : CIA
56. 2000s TV drama set in the 1960s : MADMEN
58. Smile : BEAM
59. Like some sale goods: Abbr. : IRR
60. Tailor’s case : ETUI
61. The White Stripes or OutKast : DUO
63. Declutter : NEATEN
65. The White Stripes’ genre : ROCK
66. Rap sheet letters : AKA
67. Little-known : NONAME
68. Johnson of “Laugh-In” : ARTE
69. Permit : LET
70. Aslant : ANGLED

DOWN
1. First king of the English : EGBERT
2. After-school activity? : REUNION
3. Band with the 10x platinum album “Nevermind” : NIRVANA
4. That, in Toledo : ESO
5. Economics Nobelist William F. ___ : SHARPE
6. Sample the hooch : TAKEANIP
7. Not shy about expressing opinions : VOCAL
8. ___ Jima : IWO
9. Business jet maker : CESSNA
10. Dunce cap shape : CONE
11. Make rough : HOARSEN
12. “Actually …” : INTRUTH
13. Afro-Caribbean music : CALYPSO
22. Capital spanning the Danube : BUDAPEST
24. Achieved through difficulty : HARDWON
27. 1971 #1 hit for Carole King : ITSTOOLATE
30. Alternative : OTHER
32. “Try!” : GOFORIT
35. Bill ___, the Science Guy : NYE
38. “___ there yet?” : AREWE
39. Classic Stephen Foster song : OHSUSANNA
40. Fire-breathing creature of myth : CHIMERA
41. Faucet attachment : AERATOR
42. Span across a gorge, say : VIADUCT
45. Soloist’s performance : RECITAL
46. Persian Wars vessel : TRIREME
48. Bit of beachwear : SANDAL
50. San ___, Calif. : SIMEON
51. Took home : EARNED
54. W.W. II menace : UBOAT
57. Love from the Beach Boys? : MIKE
62. Instrument for 36-Across, informally : UKE
64. “Life of Pi” director Lee : ANG