August 2016 Crossword Answer Key

August 2016 Crossword Answer Key

Across

1. Sudoku solver’s skill

6. YouTube revenue sources

9. Word describing some footage and vegetables

12. Neon, radon, or argon, e.g.

19. ___’s (near-beer brand)

20. Lucky guy?

22. Godlessness

23. Line of work for many an art major

25. “You snooze, you lose!”

26. Spielbergian visitors

27. Prior to

28. Bert Bobbsey’s twin

29. Perfect score, maybe

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30. Fairfax org.

31. Cheese often grated

33. Trial figure

38. Maestro Toscanini

40. Sadistic

41. Mortdecai actor, 2015

42. Test choices, often

44. Be unable to look away

46. Orchestral instruments

48. Inventive types

51. Overcome a psychological barrier

54. Pedestal occupants

56. Largest union in the USA

57. ___ Stage

58. Stomach sextet

59. Massey of Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man

60. Smartphones displaced them

61. President on The West Wing

62. Redskins head coach, 2010–13

66. Progress

68. Posthumous number-one hit of 1971

71. The Spy Who Came in From the Cold novelist

74. Free

75. Zagreb’s nat.

78. Fey response to a compliment

79. Struck

82. Chapel Hill school

83. Wedding role

85. Whatever number of

86. Fan’s sound

87. Bygone way to watch a movie

90. Tricky pool technique

92. PolitiFact founder Bill

94. For short, for short

95. God of love

96. Without a leader

98. Couple of quartets

100. Ms. Maddow

102. Where you might double down

106. Printer powders

109. Brief amusement

110. Mantra syllables

111. Anonymous surname

112. Skill with words

113. Triple ___

114. On the table

117. DC cultural landmark—or, literally, what each of the six theme entries contains

121. Make tougher to scale

122. Attached, in a way

123. Not quite tight

124. Shows instability

125. Chomped

126. Envy, say

127. Tendon or ligament

Down

1. Take down a notch

2. First two words of many poem titles

3. Thunderstruck

4. Latin name ending

5. John Grisham book, with The

6. Protected, while sailing

7. Failed firecracker

8. Embarrassing public episode

9. Puddle enlarger

10. Lee with three Oscars

11. Got the biggest trophy

12. Hotel numbers

13. Made amends (for)

14. Favorite Greek letter of the crew team

15. Sushi fish never served raw

16. Mei Xiang or Tai Shan

17. Houston fielder

18. Unfair attack

21. Computin’ Newton

24. Slop container

29. Lake Erie city

32. Cosmetics magnate Elizabeth

33. Plain part

34. Tavern

35. Try again with that squeak

36. Movie frames

37. Reuters competitor

39. Norma ___

42. Key of Adele’s “Someone Like You”: abbr.

43. Unclothed

45. Skewered dish

47. The Bullets played them in two NBA Finals

49. Guess the intentions of

50. Back talk

52. Shocking device

53. Onto dry land

55. Jessica of All That Jazz

59. Dressed like cops

60. Brooding Baltimorean

63. Unduly tough

64. Lack of pep

65. Prez on pennies

67. Rabbit ___ (John Updike novel)

68. Has permission to

69. Nosy type

70. Like 60 down’s stories

71. Thespian Neeson

72. Highest non-Alpine mountain in Italy

73. Old-school radio

75. Southern charmer

76. Car taken back by the bank

77. Valuable rocks

80. Some RNs work with them

81. Keep tabs on over time

84. Dutch Golden Age painter

86. 168 hours

87. Tree found in the Yucatán

88. Kellogg deg.

89. Very cold

91. [not my mistake!]

93. Creepy cousin of TV

97. Nickname of the number-one men’s tennis player

99. Serious steak

101. The Mayflower and such

102. Great time

103. Numbers game

104. Sunday shouts

105. English university city

107. Candy magnate H.B. ___

108. One of the simple machines

112. Maryland congressman from 1993 to 2008

115. Lunar New Year in Vietnam

116. Mimic

117. Feared force in the USSR

118. Manning of the Giants

119. Secretary Sally Jewell’s agcy.

120. “___ didn’t!”


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