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Recent entries

8 Aug 2022 (Mon)

ABATES
Dies down
AFLOAT
Not sinking
AFRO
Hairstyle that may be parted and tied into two puffs
AKA
Letters preceding an alias
ALE
Ginger ___ (soft drink)
ALTO
Soprano's choirmate
AMNESIAC
One experiencing gaps in memory
ARGO
Oscar-winning Ben Affleck film set in Iran
ARTI
Introductory drawing class
ASEC
"Just ___!" ("Hold on!")
AVE
Manhattan's Madison or Lexington: Abbr.
BRASSY
Shrill and blaring, as a trumpet
CLEANUP
Really rake it in
DEACON
Subordinate of a 6-Down
DEUS
___ ex machina
DITTO
"Same here!"
EATIT
Wipe out big-time
EDDIE
___ Bauer, clothing store chain
EGRESS
Exit door
EOS
Greek goddess of the dawn
ESPY
Award for athletic achievement
FRUTTI
Tutti-___
GREY
___ Poupon mustard
HAT
Boater or bowler
IAMB
Metrical foot in poetry
ICEDTEA
Refreshing summer beverage
IFI
"___ Were a Rich Man" (song from "Fiddler on the Roof")
IMHO
"The way I see it," to texters
INLAW
Family member acquired by marrying
IRATE
Hopping mad
ISNT
"___ It Romantic?" (Rodgers and Hart classic)
LAPP
Reindeer herder of Scandinavia
LIST
Something Santa makes (and checks twice)
LISTENS
Lends an ear
LOT
Biblical fellow with a salty wife?
MAKEUP
Reconcile after a quarrel … or a hint to the starts of 17-, 25-, 52- and 61-Across
NAAN
Flatbread served with curry
NAS
Rap's Lil ___ X
ODD
Quirky
ODE
Poem of praise
OFUSE
Handy
OPIE
Sheriff Andy Taylor's boy on 1960s TV
OPT
Choose
ORALB
Big name in toothbrushes
OWL
"Wise" bird
PAL
Buddy
PHO
Vietnamese noodle-and-broth dish
POLLEN
Source of seasonal sneezes
POOLED
Combined, as money or resources
POUT
Sulky expression
PRIEST
One officiating at communion or hearing confession
PTA
Org. sponsoring school fund-raisers
RANCHES
Cattle-raising estates
REBAR
Steel support for concrete
RON
28-Down portrayer ___ Howard
ROT
Go bad
SABRES
Buffalo's N.H.L. team
SAFE
In no danger
SAILBOAT
Catamaran, for one
SALK
Vaccine pioneer Jonas
SENIOR
Fourth-year student
SIR
Title bestowed on Mick Jagger in 2003 (although the queen refused to present the award herself)
SNOWSUIT
Toddler's winter wear
SOWS
Opposite of reaps
SPRAT
Jack who could consume no fat, in a nursery rhyme
STALEAIR
Stuffiness that lingers in an unventilated room
STEREO
Sound system
STIR
Disobey James Bond when making a martini
TBS
Atlanta-based TV channel
TIPSY
A bit buzzed
TNT
Explosive stuff, in brief
TWIT
Ninny
VESPER
Evening prayer
XTRA
More, in ads

7 Aug 2022 (Sun)

ACL
Part of the knee, for short
ADOS
Kerfuffles
AGLARE
Gleaming
AHA
"Oh, I see!"
ALLTHAT
The whole package, colloquially
ANIMAL
Bear or boar
ANISE
Licoricelike flavor
ANITA
Santa ___
ANN
___ Compton, first woman to cover the White House for a TV network
ANNUAL
Like some plants and physicals
APER
Mimic
APP
YouTube or Gmail
ARID
Bone-dry
ARNO
River through Tuscany
ASSESS
Rate
ATTAINS
Reaches
BALLOTS
They're filled with X's
BEATS
Rap producers make them
BIO
Personal story, informally
BLANC
Sauvignon ___
BYLINE
Reporter's credit
CAB
It might be taken to the airport
CINEMA
The "C" of AMC Theatres
CRIMEA
Sevastopol is its largest city
CRUZ
Santa ___, Calif.
DAB
Apply with a Q-tip, say
DEW
Drop o' the mornin'
DOUBLEU
23rd in a series ... or a hint to 27-Across
EDDIE
___ Vedder, lead singer of Pearl Jam
ELLE
Singer King with the 2014 hit "Ex's & Oh's"
ENZYME
RNA polymerase, e.g.
ERODED
Wore down
ETNAS
Old lab burners
EVITA
Hit 1979 musical in which a character's mistress is one of the main roles
EXALTS
Holds in high regard
EXIT
Turnoff
FIVEO
Cops ... or a hint to 115-Across
FORM
W-2, for one
FOURH
Club for farm kids ... or a hint to 97-Across
GET
Obtain
GRANTS
Concedes
GRIM
Not looking good
HELIUM
#2 on a table
HIRING
Responsibility of a personnel director
HONEST
"I kid you not!"
HUMP
Body feature of a mammoth
HUSHHUSH
Secretive
IAM
"O, ___ fortune's fool!": Romeo
IBADAN
Nigerian city of 3.5+ million
IDA
B.C. neighbor: Abbr.
IDEATE
Think creatively
ILIUM
Pelvis bone
IPHONES
Small-screen entertainers?
IROBOT
2004 Will Smith sci-fi film
IRON
Spinach is rich in it
ISNT
Fails to be
JACUZZI
Where one might turn on the jets
JAKOB
Singer Dylan of the Wallflowers
JOISTS
Supporting beams
JOLENE
The "you" of the song lyric "I'm begging of you, please don't take my man"
KIT
D.I.Y. buy
LAVE
Wash up
LAYDOWN
Set on the ground
LEI
Bit of HI gear?
LIMPID
Crystal-clear
LOANS
Bank deals
LOBOS
University of New Mexico team
LOON
Water bird with a haunting call
LYME
Old ___, Conn.
MACAW
Colorful parrot
MANORS
Homes that may have butlers
MANUAL
How-to go-to
MAPS
Google ___
MARROW
Bone filler
MASS
m, to Einstein
MOES
TV tavern
NAPA
Locale for a West Coast wine tour
NEHI
Classic soda brand
NEWER
Like the Xbox One X vis-à-vis the Xbox One
NINO
El ___
OAHU
"Magnum, P.I." setting
OATS
The "O's" of Cheerios
OGRE
D&D monster
OLE
Cheer to a matador
OMEN
Warning sign
PEAS
Vegetables that make a fitting addition to alphabet soup?
PLAIN
Garden-variety
PROWAR
Like hawks
QUIT
Ctrl+Q
RAMA
Commercial follower of "-o-"
REF
One calling a "T"
RELIEF
"Phew!" feeling
RELYON
Trust in
RESTON
Lean against
ROTHS
Some I.R.A.s
ROTORS
Whirlybird whirlers
SALADS
Introductory courses
SAMADAMS
Beer named for a founding father
SAMSA
Gregor ___, Kafka protagonist
SAUD
Ibn ___ (former Mideast king)
SEARS
Pioneering mail-order company
SHAME
"Tsk, tsk!"
SIAM
Thailand, once
SIDRA
Libya's Gulf of ___
SIGH
[Oh, well]
SIZE
XL or 11C
SLANG
A-game or b-ball, e.g.
SMOLT
Young salmon
SNORES
Makes some Z's
SOCIALS
Bees, e.g.
SPAS
R&R settings
STAR
Rating unit
STIRS
Mixes together
STOWIT
"Shut your trap!"
STYLET
Engraving instrument
TAFTS
First couple of the early 1910s
TARPIT
Certain fossil preserve
TEABAG
Pouch on a string
TERN
"Royal" bird
TERROR
Holy ___
TETRIS
Game with L- and T-shaped pieces
TIMELAG
Video call glitch
TINHAT
W.W. I helmet, informally
TONITE
This evenin'
TONS
A great deal
TREES
Some genealogical work
TRIPLEA
Top credit rating ... or a hint to 25-Across
TRIVIA
"Jeopardy!" fodder
TWOAM
D.S.T. starting time ... or a hint to 42-Across
UDON
Japanese noodle
WAIL
Keen
WAS
"Time ___ …"
ZEROG
Weightlessness ... or a hint to 118-Across

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