New York Times - Jul 26 2020

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Clues Answers
'Hold your horses' ONESEC
'Pretty please?' CANI
'So what?' AND
'The devil's lettuce' POT
'The elite fighter pilots may skip the rest of the lecture'? ACESDISMISSED
'___ is life' SUCH
20-Across's island, to locals SICILIA
Absurd pretense CHARADE
Actress Conn of 'Grease' DIDI
Ancient empire builders INCAS
Antique shop deal RESALE
Aretha Franklin's Grammy-nominated sister ERMA
Bird in Liberty Mutual commercials EMU
Blew off steam? HISSED
Business whose patrons are often fighting ARCADE
Carving in a cartouche SCARAB
Certain percussion player TIMPANIST
Civil War side: Abbr CSA
Classic soda brand NEHI
Common thing to lie about AGE
Completely embarrasses, slangily OWNS
Completely remove PURGE
Composer Dvorak ANTONIN
County on the Thames ESSEX
Cousin ___ ('Jimmy Kimmel Live' regular) SAL
Cry from a nursery WAH
De-squeaked OILED
Decision CALL
Drive a getaway car through Australia's outback? ABETAROUNDTHEBUSH
Electric flux symbols PSIS
Elliptical OVAL
Emcee during a power outage? HOSTINTHEDARK
Entanglement WEB
Exercise in dexterity ETUDE
Expense for a political campaign ADS
Facial feature of a Lego man? SQUARECHIN
Fannie ___ MAE
Fish whose name means 'very strong' in Hawaiian MAHIMAHI
Formerly NEE
Frist's successor as Senate majority leader REID
Gardner of old Hollywood AVA
Give in ACCEDE
Grease BRIBE
Group who ought to know better? MENSA
Grub for a grub LEAF
Hairy hunter of Genesis ESAU
Hang-ups SNAGS
Home of the Komodo dragon INDONESIA
Hostile declaration ITSWAR
Isaac Newton, by hobby ALCHEMIST
It might be glassy or icy STARE
Kind of order for the circled letters in this puzzle ABC
Knuckleheads DIMWITS
Last Oldsmobile model ALERO
Legal postponement STAY
Like child's play EASY
Like the newspaper Al-Shabiba OMANI
List of available courses MENU
Long-distance travelers, informally ETS
Looney Tunes devil, for short TAZ
Major account SAGA
Making a clerical error? SINNING
Martin ___, star of 1960s TV's 'Route 66' MILNER
Clues Answers
More than excited MANIC
Most eccentric LOOPIEST
Musicians' slip-ups SOURNOTES
New Cub Scout BOBCAT
Nickname of a 2010s pop idol, with 'the' BIEB
Nine-symbol message SOS
Noted Christian DIOR
One who believes exclusively in a sea god? OCEANDEIST
Online handicrafts marketplace ETSY
Opera singer Fleming RENEE
Part of many a postcard, briefly PIC
Passed out FAINTED
Piece of music that evokes the countryside PASTORALE
Pioneering programmer Lovelace ADA
Play with, as a toy mouse PAWAT
Political columnist Molly IVINS
Popular tablets IPADS
Prime cut TBONE
Prime meridian std GST
Put away STOW
Quizzical utterances EHS
Ragtime great Blake EUBIE
Regional flora and fauna BIOTA
Regulus is its brightest star LEO
Resident of Japan's 'second city' OSAKAN
Role in the 2005 hit musical 'Jersey Boys' VALLI
Rule that ended in 1947 RAJ
Rx prescribers MDS
See 25-Across OOP
Shrub that produces a crimson-colored spice SUMAC
Site of the Bocca Nuova crater ETNA
Small change? DIME
Some are shockers EELS
Some somber music DIRGE
Something to play for KEEPS
Source of the word 'galore' IRISH
Southwestern ski resort TAOS
Sparkling Italian wine ASTI
Storehouse ARMORY
Stove-top item KETTLE
Sum total: Abbr AMT
Swedish Air Force supplier SAAB
System used in computer code BASETWO
Tailor's measurement WAIST
Take in SEE
That, in Spanish ESO
The king of diamonds carries one AXE
Thick cloud above a peak VOLCANICASH
Thingamajig GIZMO
To boot ALSO
Took in ATE
Two-time Emmy winner for '30 Rock' ALECBALDWIN
Voting district WARD
What means most in the end? EST
What the abscissa and ordinate are measured from AXIS
What Winthrop speaks with in 'The Music Man' LISP
What you might do after the movie previews are finally over? BEGINWATCHING
When Caesar is told to 'Beware the ides of March' ACTI
Where a herd might be heard LEA
Where a phone might be tapped ICON
Where spaghetti and orzo rank in terms of their suitability for making necklaces? BELOWMACARONI
With 81-Across, flashy basketball play ALLEY
Word before job or joke INSIDE
Word often spoken in pig Latin NIX
Workmates CREW
Xbox and GameCube CONSOLES
Yeshiva instructor RABBI
___ Mendeleev, creator of the periodic table DMITRI
___ of the land LAY
___ polloi HOI