December 26 2016 - New York Times Crossword Answers

December 26 2016 - New York Times Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
'You ___!' ('Absolutely!')BET
Actress ThurmanUMA
Airport screening grpTSA
Batting helmet partEARFLAP
Be ___ equal footingONAN
Bear witness (to)ATTEST
BorderEDGE
Brewpub offering, for shortIPA
Bruno Mars or Freddie MercuryPOPSTAR
Bygone point-to-point communicationTELEX
C.I.A. precursorOSS
Cartoon picCEL
CaviarsROES
Chi-town squadSOX
Common ingredient in pastaEGG
Container for dirty clothesBIN
Country whose currency, RUBLES, is almost an anagram of its nameBELARUS
Cry upon arrivingIMHERE
Directive for additional informationSEENOTE
Flexible Flyers, e.gSLEDS
Fur wrapsSTOLES
Get olderAGE
Get out of bedARISE
Go out, as the tideEBB
Gossipy sortsYENTAS
Gymnastics floor coverMAT
Hit pay dirtGETRICH
Ilie who won both the U.S. and French OpensNASTASE
It's usually behind a viola in an orchestraOBOE
Letters in a personals adSWM
Like the Venus de MiloARMLESS
Lispers' banesESSES
Literary critic BroyardANATOLE
Lobster ___ diavolo (Italian dish)FRA
Mafia bigDON
Martial ___ (judo and others)ARTS
Massachusetts' Mount ___ CollegeHOLYOKE
MotorizedPOWERED
Mountain on which you might yodelALP
Naval engineersSEABEES
On the ___ (fleeing)LAM
Org. that targets traffickersDEA
Part of a wolf or a lobsterCLAW
Partner of neitherNOR
Pennsylvania city or the lake it's onERIE
PermitLET
Present time in England? ... or a hint to each set of circled squaresBOXINGDAY
Proportional to the surroundingsINSCALE
Race loser in an Aesop fableHARE
Raised, as a buildingERECTED
Ram's mateEWE
Reflective sortsMUSERS
Reply to a captainAYE
Scrubbed, as a NASA missionNOGO
Ship with smokestacksSTEAMER
Some PCsHPS
Soviet premier KhrushchevNIKITA
St. John the ___BAPTIST
Stare slack-jawedGAPE
Stockholm's home: AbbrSWE
Stockpiling, in a way, as feedSILOING
Suffix with validATION
Summer treat that melts in the sunCONE
Sushi bar finger foodEDAMAME
The 'p' in m.p.gPER
Theologian Reinhold who wrote the Serenity PrayerNIEBUHR
This: SpESTA
Tour de France stageETAPE
Track eventsMEETS
TryATTEMPT
Try, as a caseHEAR
TV warrior princessXENA
U.S.P.S. assignment: AbbrRTE
Use for an attic or the cloudSTORAGE
Violent protestsRIOTS
What meditators try to live inTHENOW
Yoko who loved LennonONO
___ AntillesLESSER