July 2015 Crossword Answer Key

July 2015 Crossword Answer Key

Across

1. Noisy game

8. One of two committee heads

15. Passes the time nervously

20. Sit atop

21. Rashly

22. Totally shocked

23. The chef really knew his business—he had many ____ into the culinary arts

25. For the ____

26. Mind reader’s ability

27. Partner of 99 across

28. Wish you could undo

29. Concealed

31. Ashton Carter’s org.

32. But he also turned a lot of people off with his ____

37. God, in Grenoble

40. Scott Turow book set at Harvard Law

41. Quartered

42. Like some woodwork

45. Tiny

47. Nats stats

48. “See ya!”

51. For instance, he annoyed fellow restaurant owners by ____ from their kitchens

55. City across the Bay Bridge from Washington

57. Place

58. Neighborhood

59. Friendly with

61. Eternally

62. A real looker?

63. Word in many Agatha Christie titles

65. Forum admin.

66. Brand of saline solution

68. World Series champs of 1990

70. This left most of his rivals ____ at him

73. Sounds of reproach

77. Lug

79. Creature of habit?

80. Forgo carryout

82. Cherry or pecan

83. Seat belt, for example

86. Disorganized

89. Memorization

90. Make-believe

91. Highly valued by

93. He also made ____ to his own staff

96. “Why haven’t you . . . ?” retort

97. Something on a stage

99. Partner of 27 across

100. Warm-up notes

101. Sporty clothing line

103. Periods

106. Heaven on earth

107. This led to many ____ in the kitchen, as you can imagine

114. Palindromic Oklahoma city

115. Costar of James in Rebel Without a Cause

116. Track revolution

117. Beastly creature

118. Rejections

121. Deep Creek and Michigan

123. But in the end, his restaurant folded—turns out he’d been ____ the whole time!

128. Crossword feature

129. Caucasus country

130. Disgust or love

131. Classifies

132. Basketball legend Bill

133. Makes major changes to

Down

1. Pass oneself off (as)

2. Crooner Burl

3. One of the tides

4. “I should’ve worn a coat!”

5. Make ____ out of

6. Hunt or Hamilton

7. Played smoothly, on sheet music

8. 68 across, on scoreboards

9. Switch settings

10. Bird sound

11. European city that takes a “the”

12. My Name Is ____ Lev

13. TV cousin

14. Do the scene again

15. Black-and-white animals

16. In the past

17. Hillary in 2016, for example

18. Center of central Florida

19. Run-down

24. “Sounds like a plan!”

30. Occupied

32. Mexican restaurant side, for short

33. First name of a former House speaker

34. Obtain, as information

35. Channel 9 meteorologist Topper ____

36. Releases

37. After Big or Little, a constellation

38. US senator from 1963 to 2012

39. On cloud nine

43. “If ____ a Hammer”

44. Most desperate

46. Rule out

47. Nervous

49. Weight often used non-literally

50. “Was there something else?”

52. More cool

53. Way through a fence

54. “The dismal science,” briefly

56. Curry or Coulter

60. Person skilled in rhetoric

64. End the call

67. Improved word choice, say

69. Celebrity

71. No purebred

72. Lauriol Plaza drink, for short

74. Decided not to punish

75. Sign put on someone’s back

76. Becomes accepted, as a new reality

78. Decide

81. Finding ____

83. 1980s “Star Wars” plan

84. Talk series

85. John Grisham novel, with The

87. Future oak

88. Donated

92. Battle field?

94. Soft ball

95. Belligerent deity

98. It may say “Chessie System”

102. With “up,” admits guilt

104. So much

105. World-weary type

107. Preserves, in a way

108. It has “Famous Potatoes” license plates

109. ____ onto (attaches oneself socially)

110. Bakery products

111. Say what you think

112. ____ de menthe

113. Throwing Tim

118. Dark literary genre

119. “Fine, have it your way!”

120. 987-65-4321 and such: abbr.

122. Ambulance worker

124. Tulsa sch.

125. Zippo

126. Guy’s counterpart

127. Prefix meaning “ear”

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