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September 2014 Crossword Puzzle Answer Key

Across

1. King or Keyes

5. Ms. Huffington

12. Bawl

15. Tell everyone

19. Fibula or femur

20. Camper’s light

21. Wine crystal

23. How a community activist might canvass

25. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? stage star

26. AL East rivals for the Orioles

27. Jean-____ Picard

29. Pro’s counterpoint

30. “I’m so irritated!”

31. Former CNBC host

39. Growth ____

41. Sewing-machine pioneer

42. Unit of pressure

43. FedEx Field infraction

45. IAD or BWI guess

47. Many a DC group

48. Do-____ (replays)

49. “Don’t Go Back to Rockville” band

50. Brunch or a midnight snack

53. Reagan’s first Treasury Secretary

55. Tear asunder

56. Kitchen option

60. Hirshhorn displays

61. Made blue, maybe

62. Top in a petty way

63. Milne character

64. Yellowstone attractions

66. Magician ____ Angel

67. Potomac paddler

71. Mono-

72. Winner of nine French Open titles

73. Hardens

74. ATM charge

75. Where Connecticut Avenue and Western Avenue meet

80. Ensnare

81. Drink at an Indian place

82. Kind of tablet

83. Dubai is there: abbr.

84. Impose (on)

85. Stomach sextet

86. Trump ____ Mahal (Atlantic City casino)

88. Boulders on shoulders

91. Call for help

93. Fail to find common ground

97. Tiny amounts

98. I’m Your Woman comedian

100. Ernie of golf

101. Roll of cash

102. By way of

103. Euphoric states

107. Hand-lotion ingredient

111. Where students go in the fall—and a hint to this puzzle’s theme entries

116. Used, as a coupon

117. Imbue with fine qualities

118. “That didn’t just happen!”

119. Like worldly inheritors, it’s said

120. Late singer Cassidy

121. Comes to rest atop

122. February flower

Down

1. Dear lady?

2. Showgirl in “Copacabana”

3. Unsigned, briefly

4. Piece of hockey gear

5. Attorney general under George

6. ____ the Steaks

7. Bach’s Mass ____ Minor

8. Ocean City’s ocean: abbr.

9. Prefix with classical

10. Atomic-energy org.

11. Low pair?

12. Plaster’s cooler cousin

13. Cracklin’ ____ Bran

14. Tournament schedule

15. German who won the 1971 Nobel Peace Prize

16. Fall behind

17. Dug into

18. ____ Ali (DC’s Chili Bowl founder)

22. You used to be this?

24. They almost became the First Family in 2004

28. Durham sch.

31. Tale from the mists of time

32. Alternative to Avis

33. Director Wenders

34. “Call Me Maybe” singer Carly ____ Jepsen

35. Battle of Gettysburg general

36. Sound heard in Ireland?

37. Washington National Cathedral instrument

38. Immoral

39. Harsh

40. Lots and lots

43. Hip-hop headwear

44. Five Guys side

46. Shows interest in eating

50. European breakfast

51. Big birds

52. UPI rival

54. ____’s (old-school Washington-area video rental)

56. Song line

57. Held (over)

58. Early computer

59. Give a speech

61. Claim innocence

65. Big rides

66. Honduran’s house

67. Fracas

68. Where you’d go to go to Togo

69. Poses differently

70. Agriculture and Defense, for two: abbr.

72. Forty winks

73. Climbed

75. Uses two hands

76. Speaks, in San Salvador

77. German city

78. Muslim veil

79. Sovereign

80. Famed NYC restaurateur

84. Be merry

87. Ivory tower

88. E-I connections

89. Coach Parseghian

90. TV-ratings company

92. Magazine about the media

94. Harry Reid’s state

95. Less than quadri-

96. Tennis player ____ Medina Garrigues

99. Great review

103. Western tie

104. Area of London

105. Such a long time

106. Fruit used in alcoholic drinks

107. Hand holder

108. Arlington National Cemetery name

109. Poem often about a person

110. Show off your motorcycle

112. Japanese carrier

113. MSNBC rival

114. Sent to the canvas

115. Cable station named for its founder

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Matt Gaffney blogs about crosswords at gaffneyoncrosswords.com.

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