New York Times Crossword Answers - October 15, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 15, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Fighting' Big Ten team

ILLINI

'The Time Machine' vegetarians

ELOI

'The ___ the limit!'

SKYS

'You had me at ___' ('Jerry Maguire' line)

HELLO

*1985 Prince hit

RASPBERET

*Drifter of literature

HUCKLEFINN

*Nicole Kidman, hairwise

STRAWBLONDE

*Potent potable in 'Arsenic and Old Lace'

ELDERWINE

Airbrush, e.g

TOUCHUP

Astronaut Wally, the first person to go into space three times

SCHIRRA

Attempt

STAB

Attributes

ASCRIBES

Big ___ (hallux)

TOE

Bounce back

ECHO

Brunette no more, say

DYED

Brynner of 'The King and I'

YUL

Bumbler

OAF

Canoeist's challenge

RAPIDS

Christian in Hollywood

BALE

Comes out with

SAYS

Cornball

HOKEY

Court replays

LETS

Cube creator

RUBIK

Degree for many a 58-Down

MBA

Dr. J's league, once, for short

ABA

Flow stopper

CLOT

Flying off the shelves

REDHOT

Forever and a day

AEON

German chancellor Adenauer

KONRAD

Greece/Turkey separator, with 'the'

AEGEAN

Hayseeds

RUBES

Internet giant that purchased Flickr in 2005

YAHOO

It can take your breath away

BOA

Kiev's land: Abbr

UKR

Like preserved flowers and writers under deadline

PRESSED

Like some rescues

AIRSEA

Lilliputian

LITTLE

Man or Mull

ISLE

Many a Fortune profilee, for short

CEO

Mozart's '___ Fan Tutte'

COSI

One of the original Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, whose name is a hint to the answers to the four starred clues

CHUCKBERRY

One-third of a triptych

PANEL

Pain reliever

ANODYNE

Parrot

APE

Pickle flavoring

DILL

Places longshoremen work

DOCKS

Plane's parking place

APRON

Pop singer Mann

AIMEE

Pragmatic person

REALIST

Prepares for proofing

TYPESETS

Relax

LOOSEN

Rendered harmless, in a way

DECLAWED

Request for milk, maybe

MEOW

Ripe

SMELLY

Screenwriter Sorkin

AARON

Short jackets worn open in front

BOLEROS

Shoulder muscle, to a gym rat

DELT

Sorrowful 1954 Patti Page hit

ICRIED

Spanish 'others'

OTROS

Spilled the beans

BLABBED

Starbuck's superior

AHAB

Story assigners, in brief

EDS

Surrendered to gravity

SAGGED

Swiss/Austrian border river

RHINE

Tai ___

CHI

Tea choice for TV's Frasier Crane

EARLGREY

Two-piece suit

BIKINI

Unit of loudness

SONE

Vichyssoise vegetable

LEEK

View from Windsor Castle

ETON

Where Citigroup is C, for short

NYSE

___ Savage, player of the boy on 'Boy Meets World'

BEN