New York Times Crossword Answers - October 23, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 23, 2014

Clue

Answer

'American Buffalo' playwright

MAMET

'Attack!'

CHARGE

'Give me a break already!'

OHPLEASE

'Resume speed,' musically

ATEMPO

'Was ___ passiert?' (German 'What happened?')

IST

2006 million-selling Andrea Bocelli album

AMORE

Any Mr. Olympia

HULK

Arabic 'son of'

IBN

Best at a buffet, say

OUTEAT

Big name in camping gear

REI

Bosom buddies

INTIMATES

Bounding

LIMITING

Brewed beverage

ESPRESSO

California's ___ River

EEL

Camry competitor

ALTIMA

Chat

GAB

Classic Jag

XKE

Clue for a car mechanic

NOISE

Comment often after 'Hmm ...'

ISEE

Common street name

ELM

Competitor of Clark and Emerson in coll. athletics

MIT

Copycat's comment

SODOI

Cousin of 'exempli gratia'

IDEST

Cricket club

BAT

Designer who wrote 'Things I Remember'

ERTE

Dirty

SOILED

First name in daredevilry

EVEL

Go for a quick cruise, say

DAYSAIL

Go poof

VANISH

Griffin who created 'Jeopardy!'

MERV

Holds

CITADELS

Jittery

TENSE

Laudanum, e.g

OPIATE

Lead, e.g

BASEMETAL

Letters that are hard to read?

HATEMAIL

Library indexing abbr

ETAL

Life starter

GAMETE

Lollygagged

IDLED

Merger agreements?

IDOS

Michael of 'Weekend Update' on 'S.N.L.'

CHE

Milan-based fashion house

VERSACE

Odd couple?

DEES

Old Ritz rival

HIHO

One of 17 on a Monopoly board: Abbr

AVE

One of the Brothers Karamazov

DMITRI

Org. backing Obamacare

AMA

Out, in a way

SPRUNG

Paris's ___ Saint-Louis

ILE

Part of a sch. year

SEM

Pasta name ending

INI

Pipe measure

DIAMETER

Prayer object

GOD

Ran out on

DESERTED

Range wear?

OVENMITTS

Sacrifice, e.g

RITE

Singers Bareilles and Evans

SARAS

Some subs

TEMPS

Spanish pronoun

ESA

Speed

HIE

Strip of paper around a Japanese book

OBI

Strolls

MOSEYS

Sweet-talk

COAX

Tabasco turnover

EMPANADA

The French way?

RUE

They're often dipped in wasabis

SASHIMIS

Tick off

IRE

Tolkien's Gorbag and Bolg

ORCS

Trailer for 'Rocky' or 'Rambo'?

III

Uganda's ___ Amin

IDI

Under cover?

INBED

Want-ad abbr

EOE

Wasn't veracious

LIED

Went for

ATTEMPTED

Where the ball drops on New Year's Eve ... as depicted literally in four places in this puzzle

TIM

White Cloud Temple worshiper

TAOIST

___ Brewster, 'Arsenic and Old Lace' role

MORTIMER

___-eyed

DOE

___-serif

SANS