Friday, December 16, 2016

Crossword Puzzle Answers - 17/12/2016 - 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.

Leaves hair everywhere 
One of six on a cube 
Indian tourist site 
The radius parallels it 
Short-term moneymakers 
"What’s ___ for me?" 
Fig. from a contractor 
Pizza party leftovers 
Word spoken by one getting shot 
Let the stain remover work some more 
"Kiss It Better" singer 
Queen’s farewell song 
Speak gruffly to 
By title only 
Nonslip waders for anglers? 
2016 album from 25-Across 
Cozumel por ejemplo 
Moving like molasses 
Like some wines 
Gangster’s gun 
Potential single 
Conductor’s baton? 
Put one’s audience to sleep 
R&B’s ___ Brothers 
Polygraph spikes presumably 
Enthusiastic response to an invitation 
Dollywood location 
Cheek-reddening 
Mumbai music 
Head for the Riviera?
Torso tubes 
College World Series host 
Jazz bandleader Les or his brother Larry 
Baseball’s "Le Grand Orange" 
This in Tijuana 
Grind together 
Blacksmith competition? 
Group of reps 
Contest that takes seconds 
Deposit offshore maybe 
"I told you so!" 
An average student might get one 
Road with a no. 
Pine for North Carolina e.g. 
Filling spot 
Rub the wrong way 
Literary wrap-up 
Queue before Q 
Sulky sort 
The Gulf Stream parallels it 
Seller of Anew skin care products 
Penitent people 
Environmentally harmful lumbering operation? 
Savanna grazer 
"More vitamin C than orange juice" advertiser 
Resistance leader of films 
Buckingham Palace pooch 
Domestic course in days gone by 
Green Day for one 
Catholic pilgrimage destination in Portugal 
Poignant last scene? 
Speedy Gonzales shout 
Source of overhead coverage 
Animal trapper 
Seasonal displays 
Dionysian reveler 
Worked with a nutritionist 
Bug at a blog site? 
Baltimore-to-Buffalo dir. 
Lily variety 
Kidney-based 
Part with 
All thumbs 
Spring site 
Show you’re in 
Crude resource 
Last letter when alphabetising 
Sox rival 
Frigate on the attack? 
It literally means "elsewhere" 
Increase steeply
Lunch with a crunch 
Dial in a shower stall 
Spot for a thumb drive 
Pristine place 
Qualifier for the final 
"Ninotchka" director Lubitsch 
Gas tested for in the home 
More than suspected 
Province known for its spicy cuisine 
Things that are farthest from the center 
Leave out, as a vowel 
Outstanding, in ratings 
Three things following the master? 
Perjured oneself 
Palace relative
All about birds 
Bit of decoration 
Barbie’s companion 
Large short-haired dog 
Chicken-king separator 
Violator of common-sense pinballing 
Three things following the master? 
Provide with a new title 
12-point type size 
Drumstick, really 
Timid, inept person 
Time studied in a history book 
Reach, as a goal 
What cops do 
Determine the value of 
Fairy-tale fake grandma 
Three things following the master? 
Object of worship 
"West Side Story" role and song 
Some fat farm animals 
Some corrosive liquids 
Former Japanese capital 
Murdered, as a dragon 
Gasless car make 
Teenager’s facial bane 
"Time’s a-wastin’, let’s go!" 
Great poets of old 
Further from the truth 
Bake sale staple 
Put up with something unpleasant 
Word before "takers" or "more questions" 
Like some maids 
Fit for growing vegetables 
"Be it ___ so humble …" 
Geisha’s garment 
Slithering sea creature 
What Denzel Washington can do 
Short-tailed lemur 
Hat for a French artist 
Churlish kids 
Letters of urgency, in an office 
Fleshy seed cover 
Get-up-and-go 
They connect large strips of land 
Spot in the Caribbean 
Type of campfire roast 
Trying experience 
Tough attempt for a bowler 
Cold-weather illness 
Probability ratio 
Soft, arcing shots 
Napa Valley product 
Baghdad buck 
Delilah’s victim 
Roth plan acct. 
Stock response? 
Seaside glider 
Cache of cash perhaps 
Hard weather to deal with 
Off the mark 
Family subdivisions 
Homer’s final character? 
Key of Beethoven’s Violin Concerto: Abbr. 
Cards nickname 
Sleeveless smock 
Doha is its capital 
Elongated key 
Spinnaker relative 
Franklin Mint founder Joseph 
Salma Hayek by birth 
Ferdinand whose assassination set off WWI 
Smash hits often 
’80s Chrysler 
Cambridgeshire cathedral town 
Quilting technique 
Optimistic sort 
Fake being 
Romantic buds? 
Word origin 
Message to a loser 
Destructive beetles 
Seinfeld character who ordered the “big salad” 
Sooner or later 
Concluded one’s case 
It can help with the healing process 
Reznor of Nine Inch Nails 
Moses for one 
Option for a return 
Passed perfectly 
“The Martian” star 
Truck parts 
Links mounds 
Parti-colored 
Kitchen counter 
Process of elimination 
Who in Quebec 
So-so connection? 
“Sure why not” 
Product of New Orleans 
“The Dukes of Hazzard” deputy 
Pessimistic sort 
Examines informally 
Excitable toon canine 
Disorderly conduct 
Symbol on viola sheet music 
Take down 
One who always finds himself over a barrel? 
Liberal pursuits? 
Things of passing interest in Washington? 
Decimal point 
First name in fragrance 
Fist pumper’s cry 
Noted tart stealer 
Piles on the floor 
Florist’s vessel 
Burrowing member of the squirrel family 
Corn Belt denizen 
Diminish slowly 

Warring factions in an H.G. Wells classic 
___ quam videri (North Carolina state motto) 
Cut with a sickle 
Freshman’s grade 
Sister of Meg Jo and Amy 
Not concealed 
Solution for dry eyes 
Eggs on canapes 
Way back when 
Paquin of "X-Men" movies 
Housefly’s undoing 
Assents on the briny 
Discount word 
Mouselike rodent 
Piano key material, once 
Infant’s discomfort 
Was in awe of 
Before of yore 
Wavered back and forth 
Org. for a Big Apple cop 
Rebel yell, e.g. 
Nonrenters perhaps 
Response from the henpecked 
Keep close tabs on 
Golfer’s shirt 
Common lotion ingredient 
Be ready for 
Like some division 
Go here and there 
Word from Beaver Cleaver 
Fleming superspy 
Get too personal 
Means justifiers, some say 
Evidence of decay 
Symbol of purity 
Hideaway hidden inside 17- 29- 47- and 63-Across 
PBS science series 
Is in the hole 
Descartes’ "therefore" 
Silently agree to 
Island ("Jaws" town) 
Turkish metropolis 
Mai ___ (tropical drink) 
Soap opera set in Tuscany Valley 
Many bucks? 
Pitchman’s partner
Maze objective 
Clams and crabs 
Perez of "Fearless" 
Shoe named for an antelope 
Problem-solver’s wear, figuratively 
Become more complicated as a mystery 
Like many horror movies 
___ Moines River 
Rudely jabs 
Completely cover 
Unmanned aerial attack 
Clean air org. 
"I ___ Teenage Werewolf" 
Tin can eater in cartoons 
Blunt-tipped sword 
Tuesday (big primary day) 
Priests from the East 
Hide-hair connector 
Flamenco cry 
TVA product (Abbr.) 
Like diet soda 
Bit of mock fanfare 
City west of Madras 
Angst-ridden music subgenre 
Feudal superior 
Cry to Cratchit 
Nobelist Wiesel 
Amazon for one 
Cry one’s eyes out 
Dermatologist’s concern 
Swiss high points 
"Mr. Bean" actor Atkinson 
Eye part that’s useful in biometrics 
Classic cola brand 
Choice seats at the opera 
Org. that does PreChecks 
2009 sci-fi movie that grossed over $2 billion 
Hora dancers’ formation 
No longer stuck on 
Tony and Oscar, for two 
Peachy-keen 
How gazpacho is served 
Oscar Madison, notably 
Berlin divider, once 
"Candy is dandy . . ." poet Nash 
Terrorist group, to Obama 
Available if needed 
"Star Wars" princess 
Put on the books 
Garden statuette 
Lewis who voiced Lamb Chop 
Types in again 
Ferris wheel locale 
Late hours, in ads 
Tarzan’s chimp pal 
Pastoral expanse 
Stimulant-yielding leaf 
"Virtua Fighter" game company 
Paul Ryan hairline feature 
Our genus 
Well-informed about 
San Antonio battle site 
Links obstacle 
__ before (no later than)
Word on boarding passes 
Web access co 
Was awful at the Improv 
Use one’s scope 
Unexpected delight 
Type of shirt 
Two-legged plant, perhaps 
Turn aside abruptly 
Trait determinant 
Traffic symbol 
Tokyo shopping center 
Sub __ (secretly) 
State of matter 
Shirt spoiler 
Rush order of a sort 
Response to ”Good job!” 
Range of understanding 
Remove, as a brooch 
Rabbit follower of fiction 
Put back into service 
Prefix for date or room 
Power-plant measure 
Partly open 
Part of some twill suits 
Orange coats 
Not far at all 
Neck annoyance 
Most shivery 
Loft lessee, maybe 
Let off steam 
Leave-taking word 
Large sharks 
HMO personnel 
Go cross-country, in a way 
Force open 
Exude, as charm 
Extra privileges 
Easily taught 
Dutch island 
Designer’s bottle 
Dean’s list no 
Danish alternative 
Cub Scouts setups 
Critic’s count 
Covert summons 
Court entry 
City near Scottsdale 
Buckle, as a board 
Certain Chippendale collectible 
Boot camp figure 
Auction advisory 
Accept as true 
”Variety” guffaw 
”Middlemarch” author 
”Easy” phrase ender 
___ Nast, publisher of Vogue 
___ Balbo, right-hand man to Mussolini 
Word before ball or shot 
Was vindicated 
Was involved with 
Voodoo doll action 
Victimizes, with ‘on’ 
Spoke forthrightly 
Silvery fish 
Setting for paintings by Tintoretto and Hieronymus Bosch 
Server of pink champagne on ice, in song 
Scandalous ’80s initials 
Quickly put (together) 
Pre-A.D 
Postprandial handouts 
Pasta strip 
Passover month 
One calling the shots on court? 
Old-fashioned verb suffix 
Michelle of ‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ 
Maine’s ___ Bay 
Like some bulls 
Like Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 
Ivanka’s younger brother 
Is perfectly punctual 
Incline press target, briefly 
Crash-prone ‘Catch-22’ pilot 
In concert 
Henry VIII’s sixth 
He can help after a crash 
Full of moxie 
French seasoning 
Four-bagger 
Flower known to attract butterflies 
Fine and dandy 
Drowned valley, maybe 
Doesn’t proceed 
Current positions? 
Cross swords 
Crack investigators? 
Company concerned with net profits? 
Compact item 
Classic theater name 
Bunker Hill general 
Black Friday scene 
Bittersweet spread 
Big name in pop 
Bad cholesterol letters 
Back on the plane? 
Apple on an iPod, maybe 
Agent’s handful, say 
1937 Shirley Temple title role 
‘___ Please, We’re British’ (1971 stage farce) 
‘___ Ho’ (‘Slumdog Millionaire’ song) 
‘Robin ___’ (old Irish ballad) 
‘Rent’ showstopper 
‘Laborare est ___’ (Masonic motto) 
‘It’s showtime!’ 
‘Isn’t ___ bit like you and me?’ (Beatles lyric) 
‘Fooled Around and Fell in Love’ hitmaker of 1976 

Least feral
'Lady Lindy'
Worked with a nutritionist
Animal trapper
Seasonal displays
Speedy Gonzales shout
Gene variant
Shake up
Poignant last scene?
Catholic pilgrimage destination in Portugal
'Trinity' author
Green Day for one
Domestic course in days gone by
Resistance leader of films
Regard
'More vitamin C than orange juice' advertiser
Environmentally harmful lumbering operation?
Penitent people
Contend
Sulky sort
Prison area
Filling spot
Rub the wrong way
Dough
Pine for North Carolina e.g.
An average student might get one
Contest that takes seconds
Baseball's 'Le Grand Orange'
Trace
Blacksmith competition?
This in Tijuana
Grind together
Mumbai music
Cheek-reddening
Dollywood location
Torso tubes
Draw on
Jazz bandleader Les or his brother Larry 
Polygraph spikes presumably
Potential single
Took flight
Put one's audience to sleep
Conductor's baton?
Cozumel por ejemplo
Gangster's gun
Like some wines
Moving like molasses
Concerning
2016 album from 25-Across
Speak gruffly to
Nonslip waders for anglers?
'Kiss It Better' singer
Monastic office
By title only
Queen's farewell song
Let the stain remover work some more
Flung
Untroubled
Pizza party leftovers
Word spoken by one getting shot
Fig. from a contractor
'What's ___ for me?'
Short-term moneymakers
Bisque bit
The radius parallels it
Stadium section
Indian tourist site
One of six on a cube
Leaves hair everywhere
R&B's ___ Brothers
Rodeo rope
Stationary
Rubs the wrong way
Alma ___
College World Series host
Group of reps
Deposit offshore maybe
Enthusiastic response to an invitation
'I told you so!'
'Black-ish' father
Road with a no.
Monsieur Magritte
Literary wrap-up
Queue before Q
The Gulf Stream parallels it
Seller of Anew skin care products
'I'm outta here!'
'Get outta here!'
Buckingham Palace pooch
Head for the Riviera?
Invited
2006 Winter Olympics host
Twins eight-time All-Star Tony
Source of overhead coverage
Do as one's told
'Ben-___'
Dionysian reveler
Like some wines
Savanna grazer
Bug at a blog site?
Baltimore-to-Buffalo dir.
Put into words
Lily variety
Bullfight bellows
Kidney-based
Part with
Secured
All thumbs
Spring site
Trim
Show you're in
Traditional knowledge
Poseidon's domain
Tech. sch. study
Crude resource
Smuggler's unit
Cornered
Last letter when alphabetising
Unduly
'I Will Survive' singer Gloria
Ordered
Chaplin of 'Game of Thrones'
Sox rival
Frigate on the attack?
Lindsay of 'Mean Girls'
It literally means 'elsewhere'
Belly laugh sound
Increase steeply
Lunch with a crunch
Dial in a shower stall
Spot for a thumb drive
Argue against
Boorish
Pristine place
Qualifier for the final
Joy
'Ninotchka' director Lubitsch
Province known for its spicy cuisine
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More than suspected
Things that are farthest from the center
Leave out, as a vowel
Outstanding, in ratings
Perjured oneself
Three things following the master?
Palace relative
All about birds
Simple restaurant
Bit of decoration
Barbie's companion
Large short-haired dog
Chicken-king separator
Volcanic stuff
Violator of common-sense pinballing
Three things following the master?
Provide with a new title
12-point type size
Drumstick, really
Timid, inept person
Time studied in a history book
Reach, as a goal
What cops do
Tuscan city
Determine the value of
Three things following the master?
Type of school 
Object of worship
'West Side Story' role and song
Some fat farm animals
Fairy-tale fake grandma
Some corrosive liquids 
Hankering
Former Japanese capital
Little goat
Mighty tree
Murdered, as a dragon
Teenager's facial bane
'Time's a-wastin', let's go!'
Gasless car make
Great poets of old
Further from the truth
Greek cheese
Put up with something unpleasant
Like some maids
Fit for growing vegetables
Word before 'takers' or 'more questions'
'Be it ___ so humble …'
Bake sale staple
Large family
Geisha's garment
Slithering sea creature
What Denzel Washington can do
Short-tailed lemur
Hat for a French artist
Churlish kids
Letters of urgency, in an office
Mexican snack
Fleshy seed cover
Get-up-and-go
They connect large strips of land
Spot in the Caribbean
Leaped forth
Type of campfire roast
Trying experience
Tough attempt for a bowler
Cold-weather illness
Soft, arcing shots
Probability ratio
Napa Valley product
Delilah's victim
Baghdad buck
Roth plan acct.
Indefatigable Ripken 
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Norm: Abbr.
Brim
Seaside glider
Cache of cash, perhaps
Hard weather to deal with
Off the mark
Family subdivisions
Mad
Homer's final character?
Professions
Key of Beethoven's Violin Concerto: Abbr.
Cards nickname
Sleeveless smock
Elongated key
Jersey chew
Spinnaker relative
Franklin Mint founder Joseph
Doha is its capital
Salma Hayek, by birth
At a loss
Nod
__ Ferdinand, whose assassination set off WWI
Pacts
Smash hits, often
Quilting technique
Optimistic sort
'Oops!' evoker
Fake being
'Aw, shucks'
Cambridgeshire cathedral town
'80s Chrysler
Romantic buds?
Word origin
Seinfeld character who ordered the 'big salad'
Kidding
Sooner or later
Concluded one's case
It can help with the healing process
Zealous
Message to a loser
Destructive beetles
Reznor of Nine Inch Nails
Moses, for one
Option for a return
Links mounds
'The Martian' star
Truck parts
Links org.
Process of elimination
So-so connection?
Passed perfectly
Parti-colored
'Sure, why not'
Little squirt
Do
Product of New Orleans
Who, in Quebec
Examines informally
Excitable toon canine
Disorderly conduct
__ Penh
'The Dukes of Hazzard' deputy
Guy
Ball
Kitchen counter
Take down
Pessimistic sort
One who always finds himself over a barrel?
Symbol on viola sheet music
Horrified
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