New York Times Crossword Answers - December 27, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 27, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Damn Yankees' Tony winner

FOSSE

'The best value under the sun' sloganeer

DAYSINN

'The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest' novelist

LARSSON

'Verily'

TIS

11-pointed national symbol

MAPLELEAF

19-season Yankee Rivera

MARIANO

A dog may pick one up

TRAIL

Above all others

MAXIMAL

Alaskan island or its principal town

ADAK

Any miss

SHE

Ascension Isl. setting

ATL

Assuage

SLAKE

Batting targets

PITCHES

Batting targets

PINATAS

Big name in air circulation?

SKYMALL

Brooke Astor, e.g

HEIRESS

Bud

KIDDO

Clich├ęd sequel catchphrase

HESBACK

Comes to a sudden close?

SLAMS

Comfortaire competitor

SERTA

Dressing type

ITALIAN

Economist who wrote 'An Essay on the Principle of Population,' 1798

MALTHUS

Elaborate underground complex in 'The Lord of the Rings'

MORIA

Event with the categories Best Kiss and Best Fight

MTVMOVIEAWARDS

Fire

VEHEMENCY

First name of a 10-year manhunt target

OSAMA

Go on foot

LEGIT

Home to 'The Happiest Place on Earth'

ANAHEIM

How one might play a love ballad

AMOROSO

It may be drawn in a forest

LONGBOW

Its one-euro coin depicts a cross

MALTA

Its seal has an olive branch

USA

Junk mover

SAIL

Like many ideals

LOFTY

Like Rome, supposedly

ETERNAL

Limited expense?

TRAINFARE

Manchester man

BLOKE

Mon ___

AMIE

Net sales

ETAIL

Ninny

DODO

Ninnylike

MORONIC

Office whoop

TGIF

Place for a Neapolitan pizza

BRICKOVEN

Playskool product tester

TOT

Popular pop-up preventer

ADAWARE

Pre-texts?

IMS

Quaint stage dancing accessory

CANE

Quite like

FANCY

Raced

TORE

Red three-year-old of TV

ELMO

Savage

FERAL

See 27-Across

COLOR

See 39-Across

III

Senate majority group, maybe?

AYES

Serene calmness

ATARAXY

Sign of trouble

SOS

Sister of Cartoon Network

ADULTSWIM

Slush for eds. to wade through

MSS

Some rope sources

HEMPS

Standard offshoot

ESSO

Supermodel Karlie

KLOSS

Tackle box accessory

SNELL

They can get excited

ATOMS

Turned on

HOTTOTROT

With 42-Across, 2001 video game set in Liberty City

GRANDTHEFTAUTO

With 46-Down, common canvas coater

OIL

Without even cracking a smile, say

STERNLY

___ support

MORAL