New York Times - Oct 8 2019

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Clues Answers
'Are not!' comeback AMSO
'Buen ___' (Spanish greeting) DIA
'Fingers crossed ...' IHOPE
'Murder on the Orient Express' detective POIROT
'The Chronic' rapper, informally DRE
'___ got it!' YOU
'___ Montana' HANNAH
After all expenses NET
Air-quality org EPA
Alternatives to Levi's LEES
Archery asset AIM
Artist Matisse HENRI
Back, in a boat AFT
Battle of Normandy locale CAEN
Beethoven's '___' Symphony CHORAL
Before, to a bard ERE
Bummed SAD
Campaign-funding grp PAC
Cellist at Obama's first inauguration YOYOMA
Chicago airport code ORD
Cries meaning 'How cu-u-ute!' AWS
Disaster relief org FEMA
Early German TEUTON
Employee of the Month, e.g AWARD
Engrossed RAPT
Entertainers Miller and Close GLENNS
First extra inning TENTH
Fix, as text EMEND
Flavor SAPOR
Give the heebie-jeebies CREEPOUT
Helped AIDED
Home squatters? UMPS
Info on an airline website, for short ETA
Islamic law based on the Quran SHARIA
Isn't totally straight with MISLEADS
It turns up at the edge of a plane WINGLET
It's not everything, per a saying SIZE
Items guided by brooms in the Winter Olympics ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme CURLINGSTONES
Kathy with the #1 country hit 'Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses' MATTEA
Clues Answers
Las ___, Canary Islands PALMAS
Letter-shaped girder HBAR
Like most sushi fish RAW
Like some job training ONSITE
Local govt. official ALD
Long-term security, for short TBOND
Looked hard (at) PEERED
Lotion additive ALOE
Many a Gilbert and Sullivan work OPERETTA
Many a pres. candidate SEN
Mark who won the 1998 Masters OMEARA
Matchless UNPAIRED
Not yours MINE
Note between fa and la SOL
One in line at an airport CAB
Org. offering member instruction, of course! PGA
Other half SPOUSE
Plaint during shearing BAA
Puts through a cruel initiation HAZES
Remove the peel from PARE
Repeated lyric in a 1987 Michael Jackson #1 hit IMBAD
Sentence ender PERIOD
Sinister look LEER
Skirt's edge HEM
Speaker booster PREAMP
Spray-painting tools STENCILS
Supposed makers of Keebler cookies ELVES
Tea variety CHAI
The 'x' or 'y' in 2x + 3y = 15 VARIABLE
Translation of 'je suis' or 'yo soy' IAM
Underdog's feats UPSETS
Utter, biblically SAYST
Vietnam neighbor LAOS
What a Möbius strip has NOEND
[Gasp!] OHNO
___ Lilly (pharmaceutical giant) ELI
___ Taylor (clothing chain) ANN