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January 2016 Crossword Answer Key

Across

1. Hors d’oeuvre type

7. Meal

13. Felt for knives, maybe

20. Airborne Earhart

21. Pencil utensil

22. Rectangular pasta

23. Gas released from volcanoes (think periodic table)

25. Unenclosed

26. 100 percent

27. Hits hard

28. From the beginning

30. Lumberjack’s product

31. Welcoming neckwear

33. Japanese bread

34. Bozeman campus (think quarterback’s jersey number)

39. Gets madder and madder

41. “Attack!”

43. Boom box, for example

44. “Eureka!”

46. Revealing swimsuit

48. They bum you out

52. Orpheus Descending playwright (think states of the Union)

58. Household member, often

59. Turgenev or Lendl

60. Experiments

61. Prying person

62. Pocket of Greece

63. ____ Spiegel (German magazine)

64. Not a friend

65. Many DC dwellings

66. Shows past the foyer

68. Blunder

70. They often sell guitars (think chessboard)

75. The cutting edge?

76. Some Arab League delegates

78. Poker piece

79. One of two on the face

81. ____ Moines

82. Cast your ballot

83. Burdened (with)

85. Occupied, as a table

88. Latin for “I forbid”

89. Before, palindromically

90. Solving a problem before it happens, in a saying (think weights)

93. Eastern Front fighters of WWII

95. Contemplative Kierkegaard

96. Springfield bartender

97. Moments of inattention

100. Enjoys a Kindle

102. Use some muscle while cleaning

106. Tag on a Toyota (think teenagers)

110. Word after photo or special

112. “You are ____”

113. Clinton aide Magaziner

114. The Godfather Oscar nominee

115. Spotify genre

117. Chicken follower (or maybe preceder)

118. Played emphatically, in music

122. US senator from Rhode Island, 1999–2007 (think Presidents)

126. Empire till 1920s

127. City where the Mounties are headquartered

128. Skill

129. Plant’s pouch

130. Eighth Symphony composer

131. Intelligence

Down

1. Pablo on cello

2. Lucky charm

3. “Whoa, ____!”

4. 1986–90 sitcom

5. Name of 12 popes

6. Before sunrise, say

7. Flares up again

8. God of love

9. Opposite of bellum, in Latin

10. “____ told you earlier . . .”

11. No sports car

12. Lott and Dilfer

13. Didn’t give a smile to

14. Hustle & Flow genre

15. “____ heard!”

16. Transgression

17. Animal that’s a symbol of Australia

18. Cat-loving poet

19. Sad song

24. Club money

29. Gobble up

32. Football Hall of Famer Lynn

34. Persian alerts

35. ____ Shoreham (Woodley Park hotel)

36. Kitchen drawers?

37. Rules the spools

38. A couple thousand pounds

40. Princess’s pronoun

42. Newsman Huntley

45. Concerning

47. Pictoral character

49. 1999’s The Phantom Menace, alternatively

50. Spend one’s golden years in

51. Uses, like a stepladder

52. Keep happy for the time being

53. For always

54. Told the tale

55. Move very slowly

56. Best Supporting Actor winner for Dallas Buyers Club

57. Police abbr.

62. Church perch

64. Sat. preceder

65. Slitherer in the sand

67. Purported “sixth sense”

69. Undivided

71. Band with a lightning bolt in its name

72. Roller-coaster shout

73. Bolivian boys

74. Eastern European, usually

77. Bad times for batters

80. Invoice word

84. Very, very soon

85. All-day shopping event

86. Vicinity

87. Words before “word” or “bill”

88. Blacksburg sch.

90. Algerian port

91. ____ Totten (Red Line Metro stop)

92. Rejections

94. Potent pint

98. Federal agency with a flower logo

99. Word from the Norwegian for “sloping track”

101. Interpreted, as news

103. Jimmy Buffett’s Coral ____ Band

104. To be handled immediately

105. Sires

106. Long rides?

107. Not just annoyed

108. ____ blanche

109. Hill once on Capitol Hill

111. Religious offshoots

115. Boxing champ Riddick ____

116. Potemkin village

119. Cape of Massachusetts

120. Band equipment

121. The Way, in Eastern philosophy

123. To the ____ degree

124. Big name in Orioles history

125. In the style of

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