New York Times Crossword Answers - October 27, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 27, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Hey, I've got a secret ...'

PSST

'Top Chef' appliance

OVEN

'What's ___ for me?'

INIT

1/640 of a square mile

ACRE

1552, on a cornerstone

MDLII

Abel's brother

CAIN

Aleve alternative

ADVIL

Amherst school, in brief

UMASS

Amman's land

JORDAN

Angry crowds

MOBS

Any 'Salome' solo

ARIA

Applications

USES

Approves

OKAYS

Author Gay

TALESE

Banister, e.g

RAIL

Beach footwear

SANDAL

Bob ___, restaurant chain

EVANS

Ceaselessly

EVER

Charge for a commercial

ADRATE

Chicken house

COOP

Chocolate ___ cake (dessert with a molten center)

LAVA

Corroded

ATE

Desert rest stops

OASES

Downloadable programs

APPS

Drains, as one's energy

SAPS

Eleniak of 'Baywatch'

ERIKA

Eponymous star of a 1960s sitcom, the only American TV star with his three initials

DICKVANDYKE

Field of expertise

AREA

Gasoline additive brand

STP

Get a pet from the pound, say

ADOPT

Gettysburg general George

MEADE

Hard to control

UNRULY

Haunted house feeling

FEAR

His portrait is at the entrance to Beijing's Forbidden City

MAO

Hispanic hurray

OLE

Ilk

TYPE

Jetty

PIER

Long-running western anthology, the only American TV series with its three initials

DEATHVALLEYDAYS

Lord's partner

LADY

Make a misstep

ERR

Maui or Kauai

ISLE

Muscles that are crunched

ABS

New Hampshire senator Shaheen

JEANNE

New person on staff

HIREE

Norway's capital

OSLO

Opposite of rural

URBAN

Pastel blue

AQUA

Peeling potatoes in a mess hall, say

ONKP

Pilot's in-flight announcement, for short

ETA

Place for an axon

NERVECELL

Raucous

NOISY

Result of dividing any number by itself

ONE

Rival of Domino's

PAPAJOHNS

River that starts at Pittsburgh

OHIO

Sch. known as the West Point of the South

VMI

Scribbles (down)

JOTS

Shaving mishaps

NICKS

Sick

ILL

Slight coloration

TINT

Social engagement

DATE

Southern vegetable that's often deep-fried

OKRA

Speedily

APACE

Standardized H.S. exam

PSAT

Stew-serving utensil

LADLE

Street's edge

CURB

Subsequent prescription order

REFILL

Target number to hit

QUOTA

Tennis champ Kournikova

ANNA

They're rung up on cash registers

SALES

Topmost points

ACMES

Tot's three-wheeler, informally

TRIKE

Toys on strings

YOYOS

TV hookup option ... or what you are by solving this puzzle?

DVDRECORDER

TV host Dobbs

LOU

Urge to act

IMPEL

Very beginning

OUTSET

Went in a vehicle

RODE

___ Corner (Westminster Abbey locale)

POETS