March 2016 Crossword Answer Key

Across

1. Capital___ (former CNN show)

5. 1981 Genesis album

11. Coq au vin or cholent

15. “Memory” musical

19. Sunburn soother

20. Blahnik of boots

21. Hit song of 1970

22. Perched on

23. Controversial Marlon Brando movie of 1972

26. Choice on the Beltway

27. 1980s–’90s banking crisis

28. A-OK

29. Song line

30. One of the Seven Deadly Sins

33. 2008 event with 10,942 athletes

38. Common speech

40. Begin to wake up

41. Kitchen-drawer stack

42. Telecom letters

43. Lunar new year

45. Nights before

47. Euro forerunner

48. Passing notice?

52. “Guess I’ll go with the flow!”

55. Look past

58. Penny prez

59. Fiddling emperor

60. GOP competitors

61. Bruins great

62. Powerful bodies

64. Zaytinya piece

66. Parts of town

68. Leaves out

69. Hit from the 1986 musical Chess

73. Morocco’s capital

75. Teslas, e.g.

76. Pitt’s mate

77. Song with English and French versions

80. Jeremy of the NBA

81. The Crimson Tide

82. Buddy or Max of boxing

86. Hardy or Brady

87. Second part of a Vietnam War–era line

89. Annual race traditionally held in West Africa

91. Clean the ship’s deck

93. “Fuggedaboudit”

94. Biblical garden

96. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia role

97. Holiday at the end of Ramadan

98. Earhart in airplanes

101. Pretends

103. Like Mongolia’s population

105. Food often cooked with bacon

110. Key with an arrow on it

111. Ancient stringed instruments

112. Enterprise captain

113. In an appropriate way

115. Mile or meter

116. Group of 14 around the world, six of which appear in this puzzle’s theme entries

123. Try to outrun

124. Prefix meaning “both”

125. Oregon city

126. Boy, in Bolivia

127. Ending of seven Asian nations

128. Blocks and such

129. Package deliverers of the near future

130. Virtual auction house

Down

1. Guy’s counterpart

2. Stylistically following

3. Rejections

4. Really bothers

5. ___ in Full(Tom Wolfe novel)

6. Alternative to a hotel

7. What pool players calculate

8. Sweet sound

9. Champ in a recent Porsche ad

10. Beach-night fun

11. Casual forms of language

12. Couldn’t wait to see, as a birthday present

13. Peyton’s brother

14. Isn’t now

15. Genre for Harry Belafonte

16. Early arcade name

17. Gin’s partner

18. Project info

24. Paul Gauguin Museum location

25. Wrestling win

29. K–O trio

30. Lay eggs

31. The ___ of Heaven (Ursula K. Le Guin novel)

32. Amusing animal

34. Objects

35. Insincere talk

36. Colombian crazies

37. “___ joking!”

39. Deploy

44. Roman fountain

46. Ambulance features

49. Fabric from Southeast Asia

50. Sarcastic reply to a boast

51. Thomas Hardy title heroine

53. Political columnist Peggy

54. Final item in a series

56. Snatch

57. Long mushroom

61. Night hunter

63. Petri-dish organism

65. Del McCoury’s “___ Old Racehorse Run”

66. Clothes

67. Man who sells vowels

69. Healthy-lifestyle advocate Michelle

70. Motion by the ocean?

71. Wanderer

72. Driving hazards

73. Becomes inedible

74. Have ___ (go ballistic)

78. Charity recipient

79. To any extent

81. African language group

83. On one’s toes

84. Beethoven’s “Für ___”

85. Black Swan actress

88. Passes quickly

89. Art follower?

90. Fights off

92. Decimal system

95. Burgundy, for example

99. Editors receive them: abbr.

100. The current situation

102. ___ Island Ferry

104. Whoever

105. Clouds

106. Attack

107. New York city

108. Ante-

109. Body part that’s a synonym for “courage”

114. Inexpensive shirts

116. Wouldn’t stand for it?

117. Letters before a viewpoint

118. Mutt

119. “Can ___ now?”

120. Little lie

121. Watson and Crick discovered its structure

122. Flirtatiously shy

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