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April 2014 Crossword Puzzle Answer Key
Comments () | Published March 20, 2014

Across

1. Passports, drivers’ licenses, etc.

4. Janitor’s item

7. The Brady Bunch mom

9. In reserve

12. Mondale’s 1984 running mate

14. Leaves

17. Train station

18. Had possession of

20. Judge’s demand

22. Surreal Spaniard

23. Take a chair

25. “How’d the game go?” reply

27. Pacific island with a US naval base

29. First-timer

31. The Verizon Center’s neighborhood

33. Tycoon

35. Windows alternative

36. Woo, as a crowd

38. Washington-area college system, for short

40. Wife of Zeus

41. “Darn it!”

42. Windfall

43. 24-hour convenience

45. Desire

47. Pinball problem

49. ___ Spumante

50. Yoko from Tokyo

51. Put into office

53. Devoured

54. Greeting in Granada

55. The Indians, on scoreboards

56. Homestead ___ (DC Negro Leagues team)

58. Part of LBJ

60. One of five Greats

62. Letters before a criminal’s name

64. Make sense

66. Midnight snack or brunch

68. Chomp

70. Grabs

72. Precarious position

74. Identical

76. Boat mover

77. César Chávez, for example.

78. “Au revoir!”

79. Longtime DC movie critic Campbell

82. Joan of ___

84. Kelly of daytime TV

86. Welles of Citizen Kane

87. Tiny bit

88. Beer magnate Bernhard ___

90. Woods who uses woods

92. Boarded

94. Bring before a judge

95. Color in DC’s flag

97. See 107 down

99. Second tries at the script

101. Big plane

102. Record-store section

104. Beethoven’s “Für ___”

105. “Ditto here!”

106. Cheese that melts well

108. Prepare the pool for swimmers

110. Where the rain falls, in Norah Jones’s “Come Away With Me”

112. Fired off, like an e-mail

113. Do the road again

117. Hart or Coleman

118. “___ hear me?”

120. Fall behind

121. Sprite-like

123. “Little piggy”

124. Former DC ballplayer

126. Brynner of The King and I

127. Pretty Portman

129. Came home by

131. Cancel

132. Game that’s also a drink

133. Little baseball players

137. Piece of womenswear

138. Little buzzers

Down

1. Nest-egg fund

2. The Wizard of Oz role

3. Road sign by a school

4. Negra ___ (beer brand)

5. Baseball situation, or IRA in this puzzle

6. One of 21 on a die

7. ___-Magnon

8. Performing ___

10. Rank below maj.

11. Go wrong

12. Boy’s name that means “lucky” in Latin

13. Legendary

15. Frat-party clothing

16. Capitol ___ (stop on the Blue and Orange lines)

17. Washington Post editor/columnist since 1986

19. NPR legal-affairs correspondent

21. Political show since 1954

22. Homer Simpson breakfast item

24. Go-getter’s attitude

26. Frequent visitor to Washington this winter

28. Chef Batali

29. Hospital helpers

30. Person for whom something is named

32. Calabria’s country

33. Make secure, like a seat belt

34. Florida’s capital

37. Needing tightening

39. By way of

41. Julian or Gregorian

42. Squeezing creature

44. 1401, one way

46. 2013 Joaquin Phoenix movie

48. Murdered, in Mafia euphemism

51. Girl’s name that means “she” in Spanish

52. Dog for 2 down

55. Zagreb native, usually

57. Band that did “Stand”

59. Close by

61. -esque

63. Without dissenting voices

65. “Hurrah!”

67. Campfire stuff

69. Fun with folding

71. “Fortunate Son” band, for short

73. Bush 41 attorney general William

75. State that borders exactly one other state

77. Blanchett of Blue Jasmine

80. Best Actor winner for Goodbye, Mr. Chips

81. Cook-off food

83. Michael of Arrested Development

85. Mocking

89. Rang

90. “Nice ___ you!”

91. Do the lawn again

93. The Paper Chase novelist

96. One of the Seven Dwarfs

98. “Ol’ Blue Eyes”

100. Animal also called a sea cow

101. Rival of Skippy and Peter Pan

103. Hesitant sounds

107. With 97 across, “Oh, Pretty Woman” singer

109. Taking care of something

111. Ending for mono or Metro

114. Show set in Ohio

115. Tried to attack

116. In eager anticipation

119. Late DC master chef ___-Louis Palladin

122. Eagles hit “___ Eyes”

124. They invert to nines

125. Thesaurus man

128. Kisser

130. “___ the season . . .”

134. Body scan?

135. Be victorious in

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