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Thursday, August 18, 2016

crosswords solutions

WWII sub
With merriment
Tierra Fuego
Stockbroker's advice
Mischievous Norse god
Luminescent insect
Chick's mom
Charlie Parker's instrument
Biblical dancer
'Wheel of Fortune' finale
' Renee' (1960s hit)
Worship site
To a greater extent
They move on cushions of air
Rubber source
Recital works
Protest participant
Picnic container
Physique, slangily
Magnet end
Lingerie buy
Chophouse order
Kagan of the Supreme Court
Cain's brother
What most humans are
Whispered entreaty
What wrestlers practice?
Violently release lava
That is, in Latin
Television tuner of old
Swan constellation
Reverse, as a mistake
Something apartment renters can't get
Word that can follow the first parts of 17- and 60-Across and 11- and 27-Down to form baseball terms 
Raised mark on the skin
Put up, as a picture
Wallach of “The Godfather Part III” 
Postpone to a later date
Turned off, as sound 
Pole that may have many faces
Trousers, informally 
Of some benefit
Places to get muddied up
Tennis do-over 
Pharmacist's dispensations
Targets of sutures 
Musical ensemble of eight
Take the gold 
Mrs. Hudson, to Sherlock Holmes
Taco ingredient 
More like a puppy dog
Study intently 
Lithium-battery link
Length x width, for a rectangle
Lengthy suit sizes
SpaceX CEO Musk 
Some resort locales 
It's for two only
Solid precipitation 
Slight variation of color 
Site of many Hollywood stars 
Service station goo 
Schooner beverage 
Sch. near Harvard 
Royal flush part 
Resounding, like a canyon 
Pouting look 
Infamous abductors
It brings a smile to a miner's face
It may include the sniffles
It turns Santa's suit black
Political payoff 
Play backdrop 
Place for an iron rooster 
Personally close to 
Hair options
One of Rickey Henderson’s record 1,406 
Great Barrier Reef makeup
Moulin Rouge city 
Former Iranian leaders
Examine hastily
Middleton of royalty 
Electric power measure
Joy Adamson’s lioness 
Less hospitable 
Incite fisticuffs 
Make ecstatic 
Drink by the yard
Lifesaving team, briefly 
Deepen, as a channel
Cornbread concoction
Charlemagne's domain
Kinski title role of 1979 
Censored material
Campus meeting place
John __ & Sons (Scotch maker) 
C-shaped carpentry gadget
Jabbed in the ribs 
BP Amoco's acquisition
Advocate forcefully
Big name in copiers, once
Battle reminders
Exhale audibly 
Housemate of Garfield 
Hobby shop kit 
Airborne annoyances
Hendrix at Woodstock 
Head an effort 
Gentle touches 
Add the audio
Game summary 
A friend in war
Formally hand over 
Food and sehelter, for two 
Flying Clouds of old autodom 
"Rolling in the Deep" chanteuse
"Jack of all trades, master of ___"
Easily split mineral 
Bend at a barre 
Did as directed 
Did a stud’s work 
Deliver, as Muzak 
Cryptographer’s org. 
Completed at Henley 
Capacitance unit 
Bug big-time 
Broken mirror, to some 
Bookie’s figures 
Berry of “Die Another Day” 
Be suitable for 
Bank protector 
Astronaut’s wear 
__-K (school for tots) 
__ out (barely manage) 
“This won’t hurt __!” 
“Think nothing __!” 
“Pronto!” letters 
“Little” Dickens heroine 
“Escales” composer Jacques 
“Benevolent” order 
“Be silent,” in music 
“__ boom bah!” 
Mama (rum-based tropical cocktail)
Women's wellness magazine since 1979
Type of tax-advantaged bond, for short
Tesserae art
Sign of things to come
Start to puncture?
Words on Alice’s cake 
Sound made by an Alka-Seltzer tablet
Unvarnished .. Or like the end of the answers to starred clues? 
They catch a lot of waves 
Sign in a broadcast booth
Sound check item 
Sequel to 'Angela's Ashes'
Slugger with the most career grand slam HRs 
Ready, willing, and able
New Rochelle college 
Silver and gold 
Projectile tossed on Temple Beth Shalom's annual whale hunt?
Show off, in a way 
Screen signal
PayPal's parent, once
Prepare to start over, perhaps 
Not rush hour
Pooh pal 
New Balance rival
Pilot, or a prefix with pilot 
Mil. branch that wanted you to 'be all you can be'
Photobucket alternative 
One whp is often disorderly 
Midway souvenir?
One of the two 
Not for kids 
Mayor who later presided over 'The People's Court'
Marvel Comics character played thrice by Wesley Snipes
Marcos with an enormous shoe collection
Largest Mississippi River feeder by volume 
Madeline of 'Blazing Saddles'
Lean and strong 
Latin words of clarification goal 
Liver nutrient 
Judy Garland's surname, at birth
Motorcycle cop, perhaps 
Joe's 'Midnight Cowboy' sidekick, played by Dustin Hoffman
It's never in the nominative case
Mary-in-mourning sculpture 
Island divided among Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia
It came before the pullus in ancient Rome … or did it?
Make a misstep 
Long-plumed fisher 
Imperiled atmospheric layer
Hook and sinker's partner
Home of the Kon-Tiki Museum
Large server 
Hockey legend Phil, to his fans
Lacking energy 
Fuzzy fabric lump
Ice cream brand introduced 1866 
Hiddleston who plays Loki in “Thor” 
Enshrouds in Charmin, colloquially
Ernie on the links
Colon pair 
Civil wrong 
Giza neighbor 
Gibbs of “The Jeffersons” 
Flood survivor 
Fast-food pork sandwich 
Either of the two lead characters in 'Dumb & Dumber'?
Egyptian snake 
Dry as a bone
Early video game letters 
Diminutive Cooper
Do nothing 
Defunct cable channel on which 'Star Trek: Voyager' debuted
Decoratively sculpted tube pan
Charlotte or Ballet follower
Caribbean vacation spot 
Cartel letters
Blue-roofed restaurant chain 
California coastal city for which a Barbie was named
Barista offering 
Blue Moon Belgian White and Anchor Liberty
Birthstone of many a Taurus
Answers briefly? 
Antisaddlebag procedure, for short
Animated short promoting the new iPhone?
Alicia Keys record label 
1805 Beethoven premiere 
Shopping area loiterer 
Action's opposite, in a saying
Accomplish on behalf of
Put in long hours 
2001 Odyssey, in 'Saturday Night Fever'
Dramatic gridiron pass 
'Spare me the details!'
“Wait Wait .. Don’t Tell Me!” airer 
'Little' Dickens heroine
“The Vampire Chronicles” novelist 
'A good walk spoiled,' per Mark Twain
“Now I get it” 
“Live” sign 
“Let’s hear the story!” 
“As a result ..” 
“__: Legacy”: sci-fi sequel 
What's here 
Waste no time 
Turns loose 
Tarot deck grouping 
Surly one 
Sudden increase 
Stands up to 
Spielberg's Oskar 
Soy-based soup 
Snooze symbol 
Smooths out 
Smooth out 
Sikorsky of aviation 
Short trips 
Sans decorations 
Pricey writing paper 
Power source 
Play for a fool 
Out of one's thoughts 
Org-chart section 
Office agreement 
Now, in legalese 
Nile queen, for short 
Mother of some pups 
Memo imperative 
Marlin, for instance 
Lauren colleague 
Land east of Valencia 
Key particles in cloud electrification 
Ivy Leaguers 
It's not serious 
It may come between money and everything 
White tiger, e.g 
Immodest pursuit 
Visitor to Siam 
Homer Simpson's hangout 
Do roadwork, say 
Headlight bulbs 
Good: Lat 
First chip in the pot 
Euro predecessors 
Utopian episode 
Element in fine watches 
Turned ten into a thousand 
They're good for what ails you 
Contractual recipient 
Target for a masseur 
City near Delhi 
Catherine of Aragon's mom 
Cast-iron component 
Carmela on "The Sopranos" 
Burger serving 
Bass output 
Great-grandfather of Moses 
Brief brawl 
Pontypool people 
Pierce player 
Bolt the sprinter 
Blue Grotto locale 
Bass output 
Bit of chat shorthand 
Some are induced 
Bean in some stews 
Be off-base 
Snap indicator 
Be next to 
Auto with a trident logo 
Rewarded for a job well done 
Aussie exports 
Moon display? 
Local group 
Painful reprimand 
Oz in the bookstore 
Gets a newer phone, say 
One chained to a desk 
Not quite free of bugs 
North America/Europe twin cities 
Mrs., in Mexico 
Like some big plates 
Like lots 
Ill-suited for growing 
Home invader 
Applies, as barbecue spices 
Gene's 'Young Frankenstein' co-star 
Funky quality 
Frenetically busy 
"I Am Spock" author 
Evangelist's handout 
Europe/Middle East twin cities 
Euro division 
Entertaining pros 
Emergency room annoyance 
Edit menu choice 
Diving position 
Diving device 
Dark brown shade 
Danger for small boats 
Criminal charge? 
Completely baffled 
Zero, in sports slang 
Clairvoyance and the like 
You betcha! 
Councilor's place 
Word after prime or cut 
Word after hot or before kit 
Upholsterer’s stock 
Comic Sykes 
Universe of Energy locale 
Collectors do it 
Two-syllable cheer 
This, appropriately 
Cashew family member 
Booms, e.g 
Bob and others 
There’s this thing called Google 
Become involved 
Subway station feature 
Attendee, in combinations 
The Grapes of Wrath itinerant 
Attacked an attacker 
Smokes once touted by Willie the penguin 
Answers after two rings 
Sarge’s “Sell my city bonds!” telegram? determination 
Rock-paper-scissors, by another name 
Aaron Paul's 'Breaking Bad' role 
Pounds, for example 
2006 Andrea Bocelli album 
Popular game with the sequel Riven 
Pen name 
'Whoa now!' 
One of the Dolomites 
Olympic racing event 
'Knowing Me, Knowing You' group 
'Emerson Concerto' composer 
'Anywhere But Here' novelist Simpson 
Noted trans-Atlantic voyager 
One of the Coen brothers 
Odor-Eaters product 
Not the main food allotment for one on an intel mission? 
Noodle count in one of Arizona’s largest cities? 
Newspaper with the headline “Mystery Hero Saves Falling Space Plane” 
New York Times pieces since 1970 
Mount in Greek myth 
March locale of note 
Many investig ators’ leads 
Lotion ingredient 
Listing in un annuaire 
Like the cinnamon in babka 
Like best buds 
Kind of flute 
It’s so typical 
Ingredient in Christmas pudding 
In scorin g position, say 
Here/there connector 
Hang back 
Hail, e.g. 
Gentle reminder 
Gay who wrote “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold” 
Flared dress 
Fitzgerald of old “Is it live, or is it Memorex?” ads 
Faux bronze 
Energy-saving mode 
Ear parts 
Drinks with plenty of vermouth 
Dream time, for short 
Dosimeter reading 
Did a tour after joining up? 
Delegation at the Oslo Accords 
Corp. recruiters’ targets 
Chops up 
Car modified into the Monkeemobile 
Biblical mount 
Beat the drum for 
Be on the level? 
Actor ___ Elba 
Abbr. that usually follows a comma 
___ You (1975 #1 Minnie Riperton hit) 

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


Up for it
Tricky crossword, perhaps
Summer on the Seine
Sheepish remarks
Pop's sister
Minnows' relatives
Italian sandwich
Hollywood's 'Elephant Boy'
Halloween outing
Composer Ned
Final life story
From Athens
Go yachting
Charlie Brown's sister
'Pygmalion' monogram
Useful skill
Time in office
Speaks explosively in anger
Sign of error
Prayer finish
Ouzo flavor
Infield corner
Heart, for one
German conjunction
Gauge setting
CBer's need
Brat's opposite
Beanie or beret
Angled pipe
Major (Big Dipper constellation)
Your equal in society
Word with "business" or "life"
Word screamed by soccer announcers
What manicurists do
What anything can be in front of?
Type of bean or milk (Var.)
Stands totally apart
Split down the middle
Shun caution
Rise in opposition
Quote, as a passage
Priority Mail agcy
Part of a sportscast
Natural fertilizer source
Napoleon's punishment
Mythical goat-legged reveler
Mosaic, for one
Minimal bikini bottom
Market used merchandise
Web-footed mammal 
Sans-serif typeface 
Still-life jug 
Make a new preliminary sketch, e.g
Major time period
Like fine scotch
Al who created Li’l Abner 
Pee Wee in Cooperstown 
Shady retreat 
Tickle the fancy of 
Yawn-inducing sort 
Wedding cake layer 
Unique person 
Turns back to 000 
Treat with a lickable center 
Leave in haste, as a cat
Junkyard canine
The Gaslight 
Is allowed to, to Shakespeare
Itsy-bitsy parasite
Telegraph taps 
Itsy-bitsy amount
It gets on one's nerves
Talk fresh to 
Greedy sort, animal-wise
Stout order 
Gomer of Mayberry
Fly-trapping sticky stuff
Email filter target
Diplomat's skill
Starting on 
Compass drawings
Spheres of interest 
Combine numbers
Celebrity ribbing event
Sat for a shoot 
Caspian Sea tributary
Cake with a kick
Replaceable joint 
Burnout preventer, often
Right-leaning section of a political map 
Building locations
Bundling cotton
Restrained, as a flow 
Baker's dozen minus three
Relatives acquired by marriage 
Attack, as a wasp
Regatta tool 
At times it's upped
Rear-__ (auto mishap) 
Ran on TV
Amount of laundry
"As before," in footnotes
Raises, as young 
a soul (no one)
Perfume amount 
WKRP newsman Nessman
With 'The,' 2008 thriller featuring the Joker
Like a soft persimmon 
Tiny colony member
Make porter, say 
Take the initiative
Necco candy bit 
Swim, bike, and run event, for short
Stops along the road
Orthodontic devices 
Start of many a countdown
Significant ___ (partner)
Russian writer Turgenev
One of Mayberry’s Pyles 
Oath of Office need 
Really needled
Not easily excited 
Radar O'Reilly's beloved state
Groucho’s cigar, e.g. 
Polk's predecessor
Parks of civil disobedience fame
Niacin and riboflavin, for two 
News agcy. founded in 1907 
Org. once led by Ulysses S. Grant
On the up-and-up
Needing two airline seats, say 
On the same side
Official decree
Mermaid in 'The Little Mermaid'
Lovegood of the Harry Potter books
Loud, like the surf 
Letters on some fashion labels
Last name of two presidents
Like bar snacks, usually 
Jazz writer Hentoff
It might be open at a bar
Leave slack-jawed 
It breaks every morning
It's sometimes used with Ctrl and Del
Essayist’s page 
Groucho’s cigar, e.g. 
It may be paper or plastic
Fit snugly 
Fence or wall 
Fat in a can 
Give birth at the farm?
Force felt on Earth, briefly
Frenchman's noggin
Ford used as some cop vehicles, in slang
Emulated Pavlov’s dogs 
Flatow of 'Science Friday'
Eggs served with sushi 
“The final frontier” 
Early foe of 007 
English philosopher William of 
Dorothy’s transport to Oz 
Drift far and wide
Domino end with three dots 
Displaying pluckiness
Dolly in “Hello, Dolly!” 
Decides people's fates
Devious person
Dessert of cooked fruit 
Derek Jeter’s number 
Crimson Tide’s school 
Covers with Charmin, for short
Capital of Tibet
Cara of “Fame” 
Basks in the moment
Caesar of 1950s TV 
Bacteriologist's dish
British coppers 
African country that's ready for action?
Biblical scene of cacophony 
'You can say that again!'
'That's enough out of you!'
'That's a snap!'
Ab __ (from the beginning) 
'Please don't force me to do that, mob enforcer!'?
2005 Richard Gere movie 
“Happy Motoring!” brand of early TV 
'But let me get back to my point'
2000 Subway Series player 
'Beetle Bailey' character with big front teeth
“SNL” part 
Or __!” (ultimatum words) 
“Maude” star 
Take too far 
UK TV network 
Three-__ (office attire) 
Sets firmly 
Wife of Zeus 
Welcome Center freebie 
Way into a room 
Walk with a swagger 
Voting group 
Track event 
Three-__ (sidewalk scam) 
Three-__ (phoniness symbol) 
Three-__ (notebook type) 
Surrounded by 
Stood up 
Stick weapon 
Steals from 
Part of the eye 
Stares openly 
Some HDTVs 
Rowboat implement 
Rolled-up lunch 
Practicing, as a trade 
Road paths 
Right, on a map 
Quick looks 
Leave the pier 
Podiatry concerns 
More jittery 
Pigpen comment 
Pas' partners 
Part of TGIF 
Pack neatly 
No great shakes 
Nation n. of Mexico 
Mine extraction 
Melt a winter glaze from 
Mariner's greeting 
Line on a to-do list 
Less disheveled 
Leftover matter 
Layer of a cake 
Late-blooming flower 
Labor leader Chavez 
In this spot 
Hot-water gusher 
Hill's high point 
Hairdo stiffener 
Complainer, so to speak 
Gross distortion 
Greek Cupid 
Fail to notice 
County near London 
Snacks with a New England lighthouse on the package 
Treadmill setting 
Traveling convenience 
Title character in a Beatles ‘White Album” song 
Ties with clasps 
Tic-tac-toe loser 
Every 24 hours 
Subj. for many an au pair 
Critics' blessings 
Spanish parlor 
Software security update 
Complainer, so to speak 
Beach locale 
Shutterfly order: Abbr. 
City on the Rio Grande 
Astronauts' starting point 
Chill out 
Salve additive 
Readily available, as a doctor 
Art on an arm, for short 
Predecessors of euros 
Play well with others 
Basketball arbiter 
Period preserved by a district in Williamsburg Virginia 
Partnered in crime 
Paper unit 
Ornamental pond fish 
"¿Cómo __ usted?" 
One usually follows a comma 
Newscaster Lindstrom 
Morning blend 
Monaco attraction 
Michael who played Worf on “Star Trek: T.N.G.” 
"__ Lisa" (da Vinci work) 
Mama bear, in Mexico 
"To reiterate . . ." 
Los Angeles Angels, in sportscasts 
Lennon’s widow 
"The Raven" monogram 
Knitting supply 
"Let's suppose . . ." 
Just painted 
Ill. Neighbor 
Green subj. 
Glorifying works 
Get together in secret? 
Frugal sort 
Foft-spoken painter Bob 
Finish a flight 
Fill in for 
Dutch beer named for a river 
Drained of color 
Doone of fiction and cookies 
Dip for veggies 
Denver-to-chicago dir. 
Cry softly 
Colour ending 
Capitale in which “La Dolce Vita” was filmed 
Calls before a criminal court 
Bump-log link 
Buf-__: facial sponge brand 
Bright bloom 
Book jacket parts 
Basketball move 
Ancient Aegean region 
Advised urgently 
1998 Alanis Morissete hit 
__ Peachik: flavored vodka 
“What’s gotten __ you?” 
“Never Wave at __”: Rosalind Russell film 
“My Cousin Vinny” star 
“Beauty and the Beast” beauty 
Work for one on the injured list 
With 29-Down, jumbled 
Wingtip width 
Williams’s partner in the paint business 
Trip odometer button 
Toothless fish 
Square-ended boat 
Singer whose last name is Gumundsdottir 
See 60-Down 
Section with a semidome 
Santa ___, California 
Romantic hopeful 
Robert of ‘The Sopranos’ 
Rick’s pianist 
Reserve for Christmas, perhaps 
Preparing for delivery 
Mentally prepares for an ordeal 
Massey of the Marx Brothers movie ‘Love Happy’ 
Pen knives? 
Oscar-winning screenwriter Robert 
Old-fashioned spot? 
Nay voters 
Mojave flora 
Like some flaws 
Like carbonara sauce 
Leaving the company, in a way 
Lamb tenders 
Lamb pieces 
Known earlier as 
Joint ownership word 
It could result from a torn ACL 
Inasmuch as 
Honey buy 
Halfway house? 
Had an inclination 
Flour variety 
Fit for guard duty 
Even though, to Brits 
Creator in the Quran 
Covert call 
Chorus from toadies 
Chart inspiration 
Cell component 
Capital on the Hudson 
Campaign-contributing org 
Camel’s kin 
Cafeteria item 
Boor’s lack 
Bob’s frequent co-star 
Between, in Bordeaux 
Best Picture set in Iran 
Banister support 
Arbitrary orders 
Amber libation 
‘Who has what it takes to be a swabbie, tonight on NBC’? 
‘Store owners vie for return shoppers, tonight on CBS’? 
‘Something to Talk About’ singer 
‘Now I get it!’ 
‘Legal eagles help the poor, tonight on PBS’? 
‘Enough already!’ 
Years and years 
Wine variety 
Where Caterpillar is headquartered 
What’s brewing, maybe 
What sorcerers practice … or a hint to interpreting five clues in this puzzle 
Traitor in the Revolutionary War 
Thousand G’s 
Stock watcher’s network 
States of pique 
Starting progress, metaphorically 
Something you might hear in an empty building 
Punjabi for “disciple” 
Part of the Olympics logo 
Part of STEM: Abbr. 
Spanish for “table” 
Seder celebrants 
Santa ___ winds 
Runaway G.I. 
Recital pieces 
Pioneering computer operating system 
Party clothes 
Part of A.D. 
Opening number 
One of 2,297 for Hank Aaron, in brief 
Off-color, paradoxically 
Occupied, as a lav 
Not be a tightwad 
Musial in Cooperstown 
Like much of Montana 
Lead-in to zone 
It has a 50% chance 
Intangible feeling, informally 
I knew it all ___ 
I do, e.g. 
Holy text 
Hartford-based insurance giant 
Hangover feeling 
Gulf Coast catch 
Guard one’s bets 
Gains, as in the stock market 
Forte, on a score 
Fail as a night guard, say 
Experience anew 
Dismissive looks 
Dining table decorations 
Composer Thomas 
Common laborer 
Church chorus? 
Chocolate dogs 
Cars introduced with much fanfare on “E Day” 
Carry a balance 
Bird on a Froot Loops box 
Big oaf 
Big nits 
At the Milliner’s painter 
All fired up 
Airway or pipe 
Affirmative, ___, I read you (line in “2001: A Space Odyssey”) 
Actor Burton 
___-l’oeil (illusion) 
___ Taft Benson (1980s-’90s Mormon leader)