New York Times Crossword Answers - December 21, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 21, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Dedicated to the ___ Love'

ONEI

'Fore

ERE

'Good job by you!'

KUDOS

'Illmatic' rapper

NAS

'It Came ___ a Midnight Clear'

UPON

'Or so'

ISH

'Personally, I think ...,' in texts

IMO

'Pick me, pick me!'

OOHOOH

'Shucks!' or 'Pshaw!'?

HOKEYWORD

'The less you wear, the more you need ___' (slogan)

NAIR

'The Shawshank Redemption' setting

STATEPEN

'___ no biggie'

ITS

'___ we done?'

ARE

Actress Strahovski of 2000s TV

YVONNE

Around

CIRCA

Auntie ___ (pretzel chain)

ANNES

Backstabbing pal?

DESPICABLEHOMIE

Balance

EVENOUT

Barn dance that's free to attend?

NOMONEYHOEDOWN

Bear

STAND

Beauty

GEM

Believe it!

ISM

Bleacher feature

TIER

Bone to pick

ISSUE

Break off

END

Bygone

OLDEN

Cause for a quarantine

EBOLAVIRUS

Celtic battle, say

NBAGAME

Charles Schwab competitor

ETRADE

Church leaders

ELDERS

Coast along, with 'by'

SKATE

Cognac bottle letters

VSOP

Complex thing?

CONDO

Composer whose name is an anagram of SANTA + ME

SMETANA

Computer addresses: Abbr

IPS

Computerdom, informally

INFOTECH

Crush, e.g

ORANGESODA

Domineering

BOSSY

Father-son activity

CATCH

Fattened fowl

CAPON

Feel deep compassion

ACHE

Filch

COP

First lady from Texas

LAURA

Gawks at

OGLES

Gentle treatment, metaphorically

KIDGLOVES

German auto

OPEL

Germany's ___ Basin

RUHR

Get behind

OWE

Give rise to

INSPIRE

Go astray

ERR

Got the chair?

SAT

Hematite, e.g

ORE

Hockey Hall of Fame locale

TORONTO

Homer that leaves people yawning?

HOHUMDINGER

House speaker after Dennis Hastert

NANCYPELOSI

I will follow it

EFGH

It's hard to shoot

PAR

Joint business venture?

POTSHOP

Kate Middleton, e.g

DUCHESS

Lawn game

BOCCE

Lead-in to pressure

ACU

Like President Taft

OBESE

Like used cigars, maybe

RELIT

Likely feature of a college town

BARSCENE

Lively intelligence

ESPRIT

Look

MIEN

Majors in acting

LEE

Makeshift wig, maybe

MOP

Mil. rank

SGT

Minuses, basically

ENDASHES

Moon of Neptune

NEREID

Nav. rank

ENS

Navratilova rival

SELES

Nickname for Orlando

OTOWN

Nursing need

TEAT

One may be removed

COUSIN

Pac-12 team, for short

ASU

Pad ___ (noodle dish)

THAI

Pale ___

ALE

Part of E.T.S.: Abbr

EDUC

Pasta with a name derived from the Italian for 'quills'

PENNE

Piano sonatas, e.g

SOLI

Playbill info

BIO

Proctor's charge

TESTEES

Put-downs

GIBES

R.S.V.P., e.g.: Abbr

ANS

Raven's cry

CAW

Reader of the Deseret News

UTAHN

Red or white sticker?

WINELABEL

Regal and Encore

BUICKS

Return to one's seat?

REELECT

Rhone tributary

ISERE

Risky chess move, informally

SAC

Roy Rogers's real last name

SLYE

Saharan nomad

TUAREG

Sauce with a name derived from the Italian for 'pounded'

PESTO

Sedgwick in Warhol films

EDIE

See 112-Down

PAGE

Seeks change?

BEGS

Siouan speaker

OTOE

Ski resort near Santa Fe

TAOS

Some briefs

BVDS

Some Christmas decorations

HOLLIES

Something put on the spot?

ADRATE

Son of, in Hebrew names

BEN

Soon gonna

ABOUTTO

Sound of a fly swatter

WHAP

Southwest tribe after a fistfight?

BLACKEYEDHOPIS

Special newsstand offering

ONESHOT

Starts recycling, say

GOESGREEN

Steve Jobs's successor at Apple

TIMCOOK

Stillwater's home: Abbr

OKLA

Stuff your dad finds ridiculous?

HOKUMTOPAPA

Suffix with social

IST

Take off

REMOVE

Temple University's team

OWLS

They can be fertilized

OVA

They're above abs

PECS

Together

INALL

Tree whose pods have sweet pulp

HONEYLOCUST

Trendy coffee order

SOYLATTE

Trucks, maybe

HAULS

Vagrant after getting kicked off a train, say?

CROSSHOBO

War stat

MIAS

Warrior or downward dog

YOGAPOSE

Was gullible

BIT

Way out

DOOR

What vinegar has a lot of

USES

Where a director directs

FILMSET

Where the big buoys are?

OCEAN

With 113-Down, it's full of opinions

OPED

Without a mixer

NEAT

World capital once conquered by Augustus

ANKARA

World of Warcraft creatures

OGRES

Zion National Park material

SANDSTONE

___ generis

SUI

___ Liasson, NPR political correspondent

MARA

___ of Man

ISLE

___ tide

NEAP

___-American

AFRO