The answer key for the New York Times crossword from February 07, 2023, which was created by Ellen Leuschner and edited by Will Shortz.

New York Times Across Crossword Clue

Think aheadPLAN
Willing to enter a lion’s den, maybeBRAVE
Organizer of a couples cruise?NOAH
Greek goddess of marriageHERA
Justice Ruth ___ GinsburgBADER
Fraternity party attire that is traditionally Roman, not GreekTOGA
Fishtail, maybeSKID
Ending with plug or tradeINS
Snack-motivated Great Dane of toonsSCOOB
Under the most unfavorable circumstancesATWORST
Paris Métro-BART-London UndergroundSUBWAYSERIES
“Great” primateAPE
Bona fideREAL
“Well, ___ your heart!”BLESS
Info on a trading cardSTAT
Some undergarmentsSLIPS
Not deceived byONTO
Brother (and husband) of 15-AcrossZEUS
Actor AykroydDAN
“My treat!”ITSONME
Opposite of saveSPEND
Future degree for one taking the GMATMBA
Forever stamp lettersUSPS
Is up, in baseballBATS
Home to Bryce CanyonUTAH
___ code (404 Not Found, e.g.)ERROR
Homecoming attendee, for shortALUM
Word with circular or nailFILE
State flower of 67-AcrossSEGO
Took a nosediveFELL

New York Times Vertical Crossword Clue

Members of a certain colonyANTS
One of several traded for Jack’s family cow, in a fairy taleMAGICBEAN
One getting shorter throughout the morningSHADOW
Third degree?PHD
Scott Joplin’s “Maple ___ Rag”LEAF
Operatic soloARIA
Org. for Jeff GordonNASCAR
Something to watch on a tellyBBC
Stadium shoutRAH
Famed firefighter RedADAIR
Containers of blood or oreVEINS
Surrealist MaxERNST
Beast in rare “sightings”YETI
Galley propellerOAR
Spider’s creationWEB
Capital founded during the Viking AgeOSLO
Bit of pageant attireSASH
Bryan Batt’s role on “Mad Men”SAL
Sister to Angelica and Peggy in “Hamilton”ELIZA
Finish without anyone winningENDINATIE
Act confidentlySTANDTALL
Ballad, e.g.SONG
Like some restaurant ordersTOGO
___ capitaPER
Puzzle (out)SUSS
Cry in an emergencyRUN
Longtime sponsor of 8-DownSTP
“No need to wake me”IMUP
Some electric carsTESLAS
Give the cold shoulderREBUFF
Louvre Pyramid architectIMPEI
Car mentioned in the Beach Boys’ “Fun, Fun, Fun”TBIRD
“___ bleu!”SACRE
Like a bug in a rugSNUG
Author/illustrator SilversteinSHEL
Big inits. in R.V. hookupsKOA
Online address, in briefURL
Introspective rock genreEMO

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