New York Times - Dec 30 2019

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Clues Answers
'Or ___!' (end of an ultimatum) ELSE
'Shoo, kitty!' SCAT
1940s-'60s singer Frankie LAINE
6:1 or 7:1, e.g., at a racetrack ODDS
Aardvark's morsel ANT
Actor Sean of 'The Lord of the Rings' ASTIN
Arrived CAME
Asia's shrunken ___ Sea ARAL
Asparagus unit SPEAR
Baseball stat RBI
Beavers' construction DAM
Bring together UNITE
Butter substitute MARGARINE
Campus bigwig DEAN
Change, as a clock RESET
Chart often with insets of Alaska and Hawaii USMAP
China's Mao ___-tung TSE
Chuck Berry's 'Johnny B. ___' GOODE
Critical, as a situation DOORDIE
Doesn't guzzle SIPS
Doing battle ATWAR
Driveway surface TAR
Excavation find RELIC
Feather stole BOA
Fort where Davy Crockett died ALAMO
Fragrant chemical compound ESTER
Gem in an oyster PEARL
Goals AIMS
Harvest REAP
Hereditary background ROOTS
Hotel amenity down the hall ICE
Illustrator Wilson famous for his macabre cartoons GAHAN
Indian bread NAAN
Item in a humidor CIGAR
Jay formerly of late-night TV LENO
Jessica of 'Fantastic Four' ALBA
Killer whale ORCA
King Kong, for one APE
King of the jungle LION
Clues Answers
Like Brink's trucks ARMORED
Merry-go-round CAROUSEL
Metal from a mine ORE
Newswoman Curry ANN
Nintendo console WII
Obliterate ERASE
Obsolescent phone features DIALS
On earth HERE
One getting mostly A's in school HONORSTUDENT
Outbuildings with garden tools SHEDS
Peaceful, picturesque scene IDYLL
Performs like Lil Wayne or Lil' Kim RAPS
Place for a Ping-Pong table RECROOM
Properly arranged INORDER
Rainbow shapes ARCS
Rumble in the Jungle setting ZAIRE
Serving of corn EAR
Sharpen, as skills HONE
Shiny kitchen wrap ALUMINUMFOIL
Signifies DENOTES
Simplicity EASE
Six-time N.L. home run champ Mel OTT
Small inlet RIA
Small quarrel SPAT
Spacecrafts circling the earth ORBITERS
Standard Windows typeface ARIAL
Suffix with ball OON
Suffix with serpent INE
Swamp plants REEDS
Vardalos of 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' NIA
Wallet alternative MONEYCLIP
What 'ibn' and 'ben' mean, in names SONOF
What a dog-walker holds LEASH
What locomotives and irons may give off STEAM
What the 'O' of O magazine stands for OPRAH
Win by ___ ANOSE
Winning time after time ... or where you might find 17-, 23-, 51- or 62-Across ONAROLL
Woodworking tools ADZES
___ Wednesday ASH