Monday, September 12, 2016

Crossword Puzzle Answers - 12/09/2016 - The NY Times, LA Times, Usa Today, Newsday, Universal and more

  • Crossword Puzzle Answers - Solutions for daily newspapers: The NY Times, LA Times, Usa Today, Newsday, Universal and more.

Letters on many Utah-bound luggage tags 
Debunked procedure to avoid harm from nuclear fallout 
Soaked, like tea bags 
XXX or OOO 
Vocal range that means ‘high’ 
Valuable violin, familiarly 
Traffic cone 
Toothpaste type 
Sugar-and-pecan confection 
Strawberry Fields’s co-dedicator 
Stitched up 
Stand against 
Srta. across the Pyrenees 
Shade providers on the Wilkes plantation, in ‘Gone with the Wind’ 
Largest antelope 
Restaurant chain owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida 
Rendezvous of a sort (abbr.) 
Laughlike syllables often said sarcastically 
Quaint society column word 
Purple minus blue 
Popular Starbucks flavor 
Polaris Sportsman and Yamaha Grizzly (abbr.) 
Part of a Mayberry address 
Part of a gym set, for short 
Pair plus one 
Makes through effort 
Ophthalmological woe 
Old MacDonald refrain 
More contrived 
Jerry involved in a 2016 merger with Rupert Murdoch 
Mishmash abbreviation 
It may be steel-cut 
Many an employee of the Big 4 
It hangs around museums 
Mad ___ wet hen 
It came before the huevo … or did it? 
Independent counsel who reported on a certain blue Gap dress 
Huitzilopochtli worshipper 
Ham it up 
Early evening soiree that might be wasted on a teetotaler 
Giant computer unveiled in 1946 
Get high 
Evolve, in a way 
Egg-shaped tomato variety 
Driving need? 
Darkly clad post-punk teens 
Con games 
Central Florida city that’s home to a national forest 
Bro’s sib of the opposite sex 
Barbie’s longtime beau 
Atlas’s fleet 
Animal’s calling card, so to speak 
365 days + 5 hours + 48 minutes + 46 seconds 
1987 Beatty/Hoffman turkey 
1983 movie in which Al Pacino utters the line, ‘Say hello to my little friend!’ 
1960s Culp/Cosby adventure series 
‘The ___ of Pooh’ (Eastern philosophy bestseller) 
‘The World of ___ Wong’ (1960 Nancy Kwan movie) 
‘See ya later, alligator!’ 
What you wear 
Stoic Greek 
Where to get your balance
Using trickery
Unwanted welcome
Ultraviolet index factor
Type of cause
Turn over ___ leaf
Toyota of old
Things issued before people's "big day"
Thick-skinned behemoths, briefly
Swing or rock 
What an emoji conveys 
Snake that puts two and two together?
Scratch, as furniture
Unconcerned with ethics 
Skin lotion ingredient
Terrarium pet 
Stoic Greek 
Raise, as young'uns
Toil in the gallery 
Private organization?
Stoic Greek 
Pollen-bearing organ
Metric unit of volume
Lockable fastener
Like Mr. Claus' cheeks
Like city residents
Lifted, as an anchor
Judge, at times
Indeterminate long time
Icicle sites
Hue fit for a duck
Hardly haute cuisine
Dislike, and then some
Crosswise to a ship's middle
Cashless deal
Bunt that moves one along, briefly
Big name in building blocks
Aggressive poker bet
Affirmatively allege
Accepts a proposal
Academic challenge
"Ahem" alternative
Stat considered in Cy Young voting 
Spruce up, as walls 
Rectors’ assistants 
Pot pie spheroid 
Pie-in-the-sky sort 
Often octagonal park structure 
Oasis locale 
NYSE counterpart 
Northern Spy, e.g. 
Nickname for Jr.’s son 
Net-grazing serve 
Nation south of Italy 
Name of three O.K. Corral gunslingers 
Ms. reviewers 
Money in 25-Down 
Mob scene 
Like grapes, to dogs 
Like a dirty chimney 
Leering sort 
Insider’s offering 
In fighting shape 
Golden Fleece craft 
Giga- times 1000 
Equips with mail 
Emanation from Babel 
Early tourney round 
Dust-dwelling arachnid 
Did a blacksmith’s job 
Crow’s-nest spot 
Control, as one’s appetite 
Classroom stand-in 
Avant-garde composer Satie 
Clarifying word 
Celestrial hunter 
Breeding ground 
Campaigners’ goals 
Baby’s syllable 
Apply hurriedly 
Antipasto ingredient 
__ football (indoor sport) 
“You game?” 
“__-Pan” (Clavell novel) 
Ring over an angel 
Hiding spot for a cheater’s ace 
Worse-than-one’s-bite quality 
Water down 
Two-base hit 
To-do list entry 
Title venue for Hemongway’s old man 
That, in Spain 
Subtle look 
String-around-your-finge toy 
Sound from sties 
Slip for a tardy student 
Since, in a holiday song 
Seaworld star 
Scans for injured athletes, briefly 
Salinger’s “With Love and Squalor” girl 
Sailor’s word of obedience 
Piece of pizza 
Put off bedtime 
Prefix with care 
Pageant title with 51 contestants (the 50 states plus D.C.) 
Out of town 
Online TV giant 
OB/GYN procedure 
Most TV “operas” 
Makes a difference 
Madison Ave. bigwig 
Lion groups 
Like the Arctic, compared to most of the planet 
Leave rolling in the aisles 
Keats or Byron, e.g. 
Is blessed with, as talent 
Information that ruins the ending 
Former fast planes 
Fifi’s friend 
Illness characterized by a red rash 
Explore caves 
Decorator’s wall prettifier 
Gallery collection 
Four-note lights-out tune 
Former AT&T rival 
Debate issue 
Crustacean catcher 
Creator of Finn and Sawyer 
Costner/Russo golf film 
Cooking appliance 
Collectors’ albums .. and a hint to six puzzle answers 
Chihuahua uncle 
Buffalo hockey player 
Bladed gardening tool 
Bank claim 
Backyard bash 
“Olde” store 
“Mutiny on Bounty” captain 
“I won’t tell ___!” 
“Defending our rights” org. 
Strauss & Co
the Explorer
as a dog
You might be stuck with these when traveling in the Southwest
What comes before the storm
What a lipstick print signifies
Up to, informally
Under ___ pretenses
Two steps above cpl
Top of a royal flush
Take care of
Symbol of slipperiness
Sergeant's superior, slangily
Remove, as a currency from a fixed rate
Punctuation mark akin to a semicolon
Place to say 'With this ring, I thee wed'
Photo caption following a major weight loss
Peels some fruit?
Ozone problem
Offering from a casting director
More like a fox
Monopoly game's B&O and Reading: Abbr
Modest swimming garment
Mariner in a whale of a novel?
Mani-___ (salon offering)
Man who might tip his cap
Londoner or Glaswegian, informally
Increases the number of commercials?
Hands (out), as money
Group of like-minded voters
Garage sale disclaimer
Finds buyers for smartphones?
Describe in greater detail, with 'out'
Ecologically oriented org
Cures the backs of feet?
Cuba or Aruba
Crankcase attachments
Clothes unwrinkler
Bushy part of a squirrel
Body of water between Dublin and Liverpool
Bette who won a Golden Globe Award for 'Gypsy'
Baby back ribs source
Asks Warsaw residents their opinions?
Art Deco artist
Apartment dweller's payment
Abbreviation on a pound sign?
1965 Yardbirds hit
'We try harder' company
'R-E-S-P-E-C-T' diva Franklin
'My Country, ___ of Thee'
'I am the greatest,' e.g
'Close but no ___'
grievance (complain)
Underwater research site
Take care of, with ''to''
Suffix for luncheon
Sharpen, as a knife
Serve supper to
Serb or Bulgarian
Nickname for Ireland
Maple-syrup ingredient
Joyful circle dance
Italian ''So long!''
It's rubbed into wingtips
It's rubbed into palms and fingers
It's rubbed in for infants
It's rubbed in following razor use
Invitation plea
Get to one's feet
Get offended by
Future attorney's exam: Abbr
Fortune teller
Don't go out for the evening
Covered, as with gold
Family room appliances
Close tightly, as an envelope
Birds that honk
Architectural details, for short
Aircraft in battle
Actors who overdo it
''Beetle Bailey'' dog
''A likely story!''
pitch (softball variety)
Wyoming mountain range
Wilma Flintstone's husband
Where Simone Biles won gold
Web designer's language: Abbr
Watering can parts
Unit of atmospheric pressure
The common connection shared by the answers to the asterisked clues
Sum of eins and zwei
Spot of land in la mer
Sheer, informally
Sewing machine activator
Send over the edge
Sch. fundraiser, often
Rubbed the wrong way
Ride-requesting company
Reply from the congregation
Psychiatrist, in slang
Plopped oneself down
Outstanding athlete
Outing for the Bucks or the Bulls
Ones who were elected
Meal for Oliver Twist
Longtime Chinese chairman
Like some cuisines
Lair for a bear
Impulse-transmitting cell
Guessing pastime played 'with my little eye'
Gambling center near Lake Tahoe
Exxon's sister brand
Evergreen of the Southwest
End for east, west, north or south
Ductwork opening
Challenging puzzle
Burr and Copland
Begun liking
Area of downtown Manhattan
Affleck of 'Argo'
Whistle-blower at the beach
They're really going places
Their work is picking up
Ones who work for peanuts?
Homes for some squirrels
of Two Cities
'Everywhere you want to be' card
Outfielder Slaughter 
Opposite of 95-Down 
One using a weeding aid 
Mrs., in France 
Move springingly 
Moniker for Lincoln 
Lyric-penning Gershwin 
Longtime youth org 
Caddy picks 
Boy band of pop 
Bit of design info 
Bit of body ink 
Bill of fare at an outdoor eatery on a clear night? 
Automobiles that are really dirty? 
Apple's mobile devices run on it 
'Whatever happened to your faith?' 
'The Matrix' actor eases pain? 

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