New York Times Crossword Answers - November 18, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - November 18, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Hogwash!'

ROT

'Piece of cake!'

ITSEASY

'Swans Reflecting Elephants' painter

DALI

'Venerable' scholar of old England

BEDE

'___ favor' (Spanish 'please')

POR

Accidentally say

LETSLIP

Actor Calhoun

RORY

Became depleted

RANLOW

Beyoncé and Jay Z, e.g. ... or a hint to 17-, 30-, 44- and 61-Across

POWERCOUPLE

Bodybuilder, for one

MUSCLEMAN

Brawl

MELEE

Candy bar filling

NOUGAT

Capital of Rwanda

KIGALI

CBS forensic series

CSI

Certain Protestant: Abbr

EPIS

Champagne opening sound

POP

Cigarette residue

ASH

Competent

CAPABLE

Country bordering three '-stans'

IRAN

Cribbage score keepers

PEGS

Cut (down)

MOW

Ending for Nepal

ESE

Energetic sort

PISTOL

Excuse from responsibility

LETOFF

Feeling after a roller coaster ride

NAUSEA

First female speaker of the House

PELOSI

First responder, for short

EMT

Flat out

FULLSTEAM

Florida tourist attraction

EPCOT

Half of an umlaut

DOT

Hawaii's Mauna ___

LOA

Hear about

LEARNOF

Hits bottom?

SPANKS

Kind of butter

COCOA

Last of the Mohicans in 'The Last of the Mohicans'

UNCAS

Leftovers

SCRAPS

Like many rural roads

RUTTY

Link

TIE

Low pair?

SOCKS

Luminary among luminaries

SUPERSTAR

Magazine agent's success

ADSALE

Many August births

LEOS

Most common Korean surname

KIM

Muse sometimes pictured with a book or scroll

CLIO

Novelist Anaïs

NIN

Olive of the comics

OYL

One may be hard to follow

ACT

Pain in the neck

HASSLE

Parisian palace

ELYSEE

Partner of shock

AWE

Pastoral composition

IDYLL

PBS station behind 'Live From Lincoln Center'

WNET

Perjurious statement

LIE

Plane, on a radar screen

BLIP

Poet's dedication

ODE

Sarcasm

SNARK

Seized car, for short

REPO

Shout 'Ref, are you blind?!,' e.g

HECKLE

Show petulance

SULK

Snooty attitude

HIGHHORSE

Spin of the dial or roll of the dice

TURN

Stand an artist might take

EASEL

Stop talking

CLAMUP

There's one in this cleu

TYPO

Tina Fey display

WIT

Top dogs

ALPHAS

Vientiane native

LAO

Voice in the role of Mefistofele, e.g

BASSO

Wackos

KOOKS

Waldorf salad morsel

WALNUT

What dogs' tails do

WAG

Whom 'unto us' is given, in Isaiah

ASON

Yellowfin tuna

AHI

___ cheesecake (black-and-white dessert)

OREO

___ Club (pilot's group)

AERO

___ Jewelers

KAY

___ Khan

AGA

___-retentive

ANAL