New York Times Crossword Answers - October 8, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 8, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Ah, I didn't know what you were referring to'

OHTHAT

'Amerika' novelist

KAFKA

'Fat chance!'

IBET

'Foolish' singer, 2002

ASHANTI

'Hot to trot' or 'cold feet'

IDIOM

'N.Y. State of Mind' rapper

NAS

'Rhyme Pays' rapper

ICET

'The Rachael Ray Show' creation

MEAL

'___ your request ...'

PER

All, in Alba

TUTTO

Ask, as for a loan

HITUP

Be sociable

MIX

Beatle George's sitar teacher

RAVI

Before surgery, informally

PREOP

Big 1975 boxing showdown

THRILLAINMANILA

Big band section

SAXES

Carne ___ (Mexican dish)

ASADA

Carry ___ (sing on key)

ATUNE

Commerce pact signed by Clinton

NAFTA

Cornerstone abbr

ESTD

Cracked a bit

AJAR

Crete's highest peak

MTIDA

Darwin work ... with a hint to three consecutive letters in 3-, 4-, 7-, 9- and 11-Down

THEDESCENTOFMAN

Dr Pepper Snapple Group brand

NEHI

Eke ___ living

OUTA

Elbow-bender

SOT

Election loser's cry

IDEMANDARECOUNT

Expansionist doctrine

MANIFESTDESTINY

Fantasy league figures

STATS

Father-and-son rulers of Syria

ASSADS

Fill beyond full

SATE

First-goal link

AND

Gator's tail?

ADE

Gumbo need

OKRA

Handy Scrabble tiles

ESSES

Homer Simpson's mother

MONA

Honest with

TRUETO

Humane org

SPCA

Incite, as trouble

STIRUP

Indy service area

PIT

Inventor of a six-color puzzle

RUBIK

Italian sandwich

PANINI

Jeans brand

LEE

Jockey's control

REIN

Knock silly

DAZE

Maker of Aibo robotic pets

SONY

Many a PX shopper

NCO

Many, many moons

EON

Marriott competitor

HYATT

Nay sayers

ANTIS

Official with a whisk broom, for short

UMP

One of its symbols is the sego lily

UTAH

One with a checkered existence?

CAB

Onetime tribe of the Upper Midwest

SAC

Pastrami go-with

RYE

Poison sci

TOX

Porn

SMUT

Positrons' places

ATOMS

Privy to a practical joke, say

INONIT

Put on a blacklist

BAN

Quickly write

JOT

Result of a leadoff single

ONEON

Rx amt

TSP

Shoreline raptor

ERNE

Skylit rooms

ATRIA

Slate or Salon

EZINE

Slave away

TOIL

Sound from an 8-Down

HIC

TBS competitor

USA

Text on tablets

TENCOMMANDMENTS

The Auld Sod

ERIN

The Dow, for one

INDEX

Time to revel

EVE

Try to sink, maybe

RAM

Vacation rental, maybe

CAR

___ Lanka

SRI