New York Times Crossword Answers - December 26, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 26, 2014

Clue

Answer

'It makes a man mistake words for thoughts,' per Samuel Johnson

WINE

'Outside the Lines' broadcaster

ESPN

A whole bunch

SCADS

Acronymic weapon name

STEN

Alfred the Great's kingdom

WESSEX

Based on instinct and guesswork

SEATOFTHEPANTS

Bobs, e.g

DOS

Caduceus carrier

HERMES

Deeply offended

STUNG

Detail-oriented

PRECISE

Did a little housekeeping

SWEPT

Disbursed

PAIDOUT

Fabled characters?

ANIMALS

First inert gas made into a compound

XENON

Fitting

APT

Forwards

RESENDS

Frank Capra title character

MRDEEDS

Game played by British schoolkids

CONKERS

Given encouragement

EGGEDON

Head set?

TRESSES

Hide

PELT

Hides

VEILS

Home wrecker?

SLOB

In the pit of one's stomach?

EATEN

Ingredient in Marie Rose sauce

MAYO

Instrument in Glenn Miller's 'Pennsylvania 6-5000'

SAX

John Deere rival

TORO

Ladylove

INAMORATA

Letter's capital?

RENTMONEY

Like aspen leaves

OVATE

Longtime

VETERAN

Love ballad from the 1973 album 'Goats Head Soup'

ANGIE

Maximum on a hurricane wind scale

FIVE

Miss Woodhouse of Highbury

EMMA

Most treacherous for driving, maybe

ICIEST

Not occupied

FREE

O.K

APPROVE

Often-grated cheese

ASIAGO

One who gets upset twice?

SORELOSER

Operation Neptune Spear group

NAVYSEALS

Oscar nominee Rowlands

GENA

Page with many views

OPED

Psychology or sociology

SOFTSCIENCE

Punic War agitator

CATO

Recent staff addition

TRAINEE

Record holders of old

GRAMOPHONES

Ryder Cup side

USA

Silent 'ick'

MOUE

Soft white mineral

BORAX

Some slurry stuff

ORE

Something to express views on

SOAPBOX

Sound of a light going on?

AHA

Stand-up guy Dave

CHAPPELLE

Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men,' e.g

NOVELLA

Take measures

ACT

Talk up

HYPE

Tanyard sight

VAT

They're often underfoot

SHOES

Thick smoke

CIGAR

Thrift

SAVINGSANDLOAN

Trendy

NOW

Uninteresting

ARID

URL ending

NET

Vessels of the Napoleonic Wars

SLOOPS

Way to bear arms

AKIMBO

Web-based service succeeded by Outlook in 2013

HOTMAIL

Winter underwear, informally

LONGIES

Yuletide team member

VIXEN