New York Times Crossword Answers - December 18, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 18, 2014

Clue

Answer

'___ Como Va'

OYE

'___ missing something here?'

AMI

*Airway

DETERIORATE

*Ashtray

RIPTOPIECES

*eBay

LIVEANDBREATHE

*Outlay

KNUCKLEDRAGGER

*X-ray

JALOPIES

1/8 ounces

DRAMS

15-Across's symbol, when turned upside down

OMEGA

A butterfly flying into a house is said to be a good one

OMEN

Acceptances

YESES

Actress Wiig

KRISTEN

Allegro

RAPID

At anchor

MOORED

Attribute of the 1%?

REDUCEDFAT

B'way purchases

TIX

Bank

RELY

Black on the Supreme Court

HUGO

Carillon holder

STEEPLE

Cheese ___

CURL

Classical concert halls

ODEONS

Codswallop

ROT

Defunct G.M. division

OLDS

Diadem

TIARA

Dialect in ancient Greece

DORIC

Former name of the physics unit siemens

MHO

French, e.g., to Brits

SNOG

Frist's successor as Senate majority leader

REID

George who directed 'Miracle on 34th Street'

SEATON

Go without saying?

MIME

Good place to kick back?

DOJO

Green card distributor, informally

AMEX

Hint to interpreting the five starred clues

PIGLATIN

Important acid

AMINO

Included on an email

CCED

Ingolstadt-based automaker

AUDI

Inky

ONYX

It's all abuzz

HIVE

Italian city known for its cheese

PARMA

Kind of exchange

ION

Location of a bad apple?

EDEN

Long ___

AGO

Lotus-laden waterway

NILE

Muslim scholar

IMAM

Nez Perce Natl. Forest locale

IDA

Nincompoops

DIPS

One of the original Stooges

SHEMP

Ones who are never billed?

EXTRAS

Opposite of hip

STODGY

Otherworldly

EERIE

Palestinian guest at Camp David

ARAFAT

Part of an engineering project

SPAN

Performing, say

ONTHESTAGE

Pharaonic symbol

ASP

Propose as fact

POSIT

Rival of Caesars

MIRAGE

Rooney ___, star of 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo'

MARA

Roseanne's man on 'Roseanne'

DAN

Rube

HICK

Santa ___ Derby

ANITA

See 65-Across

ADEAL

Serious

GRAVE

Shelter investigator, for short

IRS

Skunk

CUR

Something Nurse Ratched did not dispense

TLC

Spoonful, say

DOLLOP

Square

EVEN

Stannite or cassiterite

TINORE

The King of Football

PELE

Thing

ITEM

TV channel with the slogan 'Get Smarter Now'

GSN

What a seed often has

BYE

With 45-Down, phrase accompanying a handshake

ITS

___ King (big name in cooling)

THERMO