New York Times Crossword Answers - October 4, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 4, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Adventure most ___ itself': Emily Dickinson

UNTO

'Anticipate the difficult by managing the easy' philosopher

LAOTZU

'Pencils down!'

TIME

'Really?'

OHYEAH

'Servant of the Bones' author

ANNERICE

'Twilight,' e.g

SAGA

'Twilight,' e.g

SERIES

'Veep' actor ___ Whitlock Jr

ISIAH

'___ really help'

ITD

0.5, for 30 degrees

SINE

180s

ABOUTTURNS

Aids after blanking out

CUES

Anti-spill, say

EASYPOUR

Bartending tool

STIRRER

Blush-inducing

RIBALD

Burgundy or claret

DARKRED

Cause of a stinging breakup?

TEARGAS

Decline dramatically

GOTORACKANDRUIN

Ditch

GETRIDOF

Dove's dream

NOWAR

Empty-headedness

VACUITY

Enjoyed muchly

DUG

Exponential unknown

NTHPOWER

Fanatically militant sort

RAMBO

Gets a clue, with 'up'

WISES

Goggle

GAZE

Gold-certifying grp

RIAA

Green machine

ECOCAR

Have prestige

RATE

In-flight

MIDAIR

It's named for a Scand. god of battle

TUES

Lambs, to Lucius

AGNI

Last part of 'Waiting for Godot'

ACTII

Less significant

DINKIER

Like some straws

BENT

Mixer for losers?

DIETCOKE

More like a sheet?

WHITER

Mother superior?

MATRIARCH

Mount ___, Charley Weaver's hometown

IDY

Musical component

BOOK

Nadir's opposite

APOGEE

Newest fashion

DERNIERCRI

Nonhuman Earth orbiter of 1961

ENOS

One being strung along?

MARIONETTE

Oodles

AGOB

Org. that, when spelled backward, is an old-timey exclamation

OSHA

Partner of many

VARIED

Pioneer in literary realism

BALZAC

See 41-Across

SAUCE

Service providers?

RELIGIONS

Shipping hazard

REEF

Sister brand of CorningWare

EKCO

Slip

ERR

Sonnet extender?

EER

Southeast Asian fruits with large, thick spines

DURIANS

Statement of confidence

ICAN

Storm designation

SHE

The U.N.'s ___ Hammarskjöld

DAG

Title subject of a search in a 2003 film

NEMO

To whom Charles Darwin dedicated 'Different Forms of Flowers'

ASAGRAY

Trip planner's option: Abbr

RTE

Two-man band?

BROMANCE

Very much

BADLY

Was a slug

LAZED

What Gollum calls the Ring in 'The Lord of the Rings'

MYPRECIOUS

Widening agent in medicine

STENT

With 24-Across, barbecue finger stainer

RIB

Word with deep or dead

END

___ Lane, London theater locale

DRURY

___ rage (result of juicing)

ROID