NYT Crossword Puzzle 1-11-21 Complete

Lots of ones today! 01, 11, 21. Forget the prefix of 20 on the last one. I watched the House of Representatives meet this morning, and I must have missed something because HR 21 seemed only to ask Pence to invoke the 25th, and then there was no introduction of articles of impeachment. Then there were news reports that impeachment was introduced. Is it that they’re introducing them at the committee level? I’d appreciate any clarification.

I pulled out 18A Cast celebration at the end of filming: WRAPPARTY for two reasons. One is that I am from LA and have known that term for as long as I can remember. The other is that I started watching the K-Drama Because This Is My First Life, and in the first episode even they use that term. I haven’t gotten far enough to determine if Calah and I should watch it together, but it looks way more promising than Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol did at this stage, so I have some hope. I know it’s rare for me to pull out a theme clue, but I felt strongly about this one.


Theme clues

18A Cast celebration at the end of filming: WRAPPARTY.
26A Souvenirs from Havana: CUBANCIGARS. Obama lifted the ban on Cuban cigars back in 2016. If I cared at all for the smell of cigars, I’d be happy about it, I’m sure. But the thing I really care about is the 25% scotch tariff enacted by the Trump in 2019. Joe Biden, you know what to do. If you don’t, the thing to do is to get rid of the tariff.
44A Going from nightspot to nightspot: CLUBHOPPING. I remember when a few friends and I barhopped in Santa Monica one Halloween. Lots of lines. Worth doing once, though.
59A Certain online board for discussion of a topic: SUBREDDIT. If only going to a subreddit didn’t trigger incessant notifications from ones you only looked at and didn’t join. HALP!!!!

58D Where you might find the starts of 18-, 26-, 44- and 59-Across: DELI.

WRAP, CUBAN sandwich, CLUB sandwich, SUBmarine sandwich.

Finished this one in 5:53. The Monday streak is actually at 39. My phone thinks otherwise.

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