September 2017 Crossword Answer Key

Across

1. Alternative to French or Italian

6. Sadness

12. Flying mammals

16. Quick greetings

19. Forgo a wedding planner, maybe

20. Can’t catch ___

21. “The dismal science,” for short

22. Hassle

23. Its seat is Ellicott City

25. Infusion with oxygen

27. “Now I get it!”

28. Azerbaijan’s capital

29. The purchase of Alaska from Russia, to haters

31. Howls at the moon, say

33. Microscopic

35. Drains

36. Owned by both of us

37. Tic-tac-toe figures

40. “I knew ___ say that!”

42. Use, as a restaurant table

45. Like good cake

48. Toy dog’s sound

50. Distance

52. “So that’s your game!”

53. When everyone goes silent

58. Fails to

61. Quaint place to stay

62. Mother Earth, to ancient Greeks

63. Not guilty, e.g.

64. Z’s

65. Light gas

67. Rat (out)

69. Grub

71. Fury

72. “The Owl and the Pussycat” poet

75. Favor, as a certain decision

80. Quick swim

81. HS math course

83. RBI, e.g.

84. Section of Manhattan or London

85. Talk

89. “So glad the weekend’s here!”

91. Finds a place for

93. “Ha ha!”

94. Like something that should have been done long ago

95. It was renamed Defense in the late 1940s

98. A thousand thou

99. Jacob’s wife

101. Show a lack of respect for

102. Buenos ___

103. Island of immigration

106. Worry

108. Police officers, in old slang

112. Killer whale

114. ___ Griffin’s Crosswords (2000s game show)

116. Pig fat

117. Rational

121. Scarecrow pal

125. Diana of The Avengers andGame of Thrones

127. It’s good in France

128. Clearing

129. Coveted statuette

132. ___ Cruces (city north of El Paso)

133. Tennis-ball brand

134. Vic who sang “You’re Breaking My Heart”

135. One of Columbus’s ships

136. Bottom-row key

137. Lovers’ quarrel

138. Doesn’t just rain

139. Number of wards DC comprises —and the number of them in this puzzle’s theme entries

Down

1. Amy Winehouse hit

2. Word on Hawaiian license plates

3. “Is that really true?”

4. Tax pro

5. Sage, e.g.

6. Overstuff with

7. Teem (with)

8. Play about Capote

9. Egg layers

10. Hall’s musical partner

11. Connector of two buildings

12. Smiles through the stress

13. Got 100 on

14. Trunk of the body

15. Unforeseen problems

16. Frozen pellet

17. TV show with singing, casually

18. Discman maker

24. Facts

26. Singer Amos

30. Heretics

32. Austin festival, briefly

34. Numbskull

38. Dateless partygoer

39. Easily fooled person

41. Root-beer brand

43. Sailor’s greeting

44. Conventioneer’s freebie

45. Its capital is Augusta

46. Totally humiliated in competition

47. “Someone already told me!”

49. Brazilian soccer great

51. One of two thrown by Max Scherzer in 2015

54. Senator who’s an ophthalmologist

55. Distribute cards

56. Woodley Park school

57. Sci-fi writer Stephenson

59. Currency in Cologne

60. Gets more and more angry

66. Low point

68. Playground stunt

70. Prepared to get out of bed

73. Watermelon cover

74. Latvia’s capital

76. Ares rocket builder

77. Many an early web surfer

78. River through Geneva and Lyon

79. No geniuses

82. Prepare (oneself)

85. Neither none nor all

86. Awful

87. Most chill

88. Sinker of many ships

90. Bank-deposit guarantor

92. Headliner

96. Class for immigrants, for short

97. Long to be reunited with

100. Insect that forages in raids

104. Its currency is the rial

105. Cancels, as a mission

107. Groups of three

109. Ma, for one

110. 13 and 113, for two

111. Pushing the boundaries

113. Magazine worker, for short

115. Far from silent

118. Go out with ___

119. ___ Capitol Street

120. Last until

121. Sugary drink

122. October birthstone

123. She played Hannah on Girls

124. Identify

126. Look on in wonder

130. Woodland female

131. Nintendo system since 2006

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