February 2018 Crossword Answer Key

February 2018 Crossword Answer Key

Across

1. Brown with a pan

6. Play opener

10. Fail to keep a secret

14. Fleeting

19. Wolf or Judd

20. Hole for a coin

21. Hindu deity

22. Release

23. Number-one hit for Cyndi Lauper in 1986

25. Estrada of CHiPs

26. Synthetic fiber

27. Money maker

28. 1950 country hit for Patti Page

31. Polluting substances

33. Moves like styling gel

34. The Old ___ (venerable London theater)

35. “I could name more examples but won’t”

38. “I’ll take that as ___”

39. 17th-century Dutch painter Jan

40. Has a sudden desire (for), as a certain food

44. 1967 Aretha Franklin classic

47. The Sharks or the Jets, e.g.

48. Ping Pong ball stopper

49. Rhinoceros’s feature

50. Sty cry

51. Bowler’s targets

52. Showed up

53. Area just beyond the city limits

56. Like many Norwegians

58. Force to fit

59. Faucet

60. Pique, as interest

61. “___ we all?”

62. Signature song of Louis Armstrong

68. Huge mammal

69. Overflow (with)

70. Venezuelan very

71. Throws of the dice

72. Many a Downton Abbey character

73. Reporter’s restrictions

79. Enjoys Zaytinya, say

80. Exhibition of a product’s uses, for short

81. Outlaws

82. The Big Easy

83. Capitol Hill’s Brown Memorial ___ Church

84. Michael of Juno

85. Sting hit that begins “You’ll remember me when the west wind moves”

89. Plans to ransom

91. Examine, as a sentence

92. ___ pop (music subgenre)

93. Born with the last name of

94. Hirshhorn pieces

95. Insinuate

96. Video-game name

98. Song sung by Dorothy Gale

103. Drive, ___ (1971 movie directed by Jack Nicholson)

107. Creator of Eeyore

108. Larry’s Swedish lawyer in a Curb Your Enthusiasm episode

109. Washington’s “Songbird” singer, who would have turned 55 on February 2—and who recorded the six songs in this puzzle’s theme entries

111. To no ___ (uselessly)

112. Org. with a Statue of Liberty logo

113. ___ Grill (Japanese restaurant in Bethesda)

114. WWII hero Murphy

115. Grannies

116. Frontmost part of a plane

117. Go downhill fast, maybe

118. TV show about a pot dealer

Down

1. “___ up!” (poker dealer’s command)

2. Julie Christie’s role in Doctor Zhivago

3. See the sights

4. Signs of things to come

5. “Way to go, bro!”

6. It’s taught at Gallaudet U.

7. Congeals, as cream might

8. Went very quickly

9. Disapproval phrase

10. Sailboat movers

11. Don who pitched a perfect game in the 1956 World Series

12. Not quite right

13. Oven setting

14. Working on the birthday candles

15. Pool do-over

16. “___ be a cold day in hell . . .”

17. Entertainment-awards achievement

18. Zoo org., or a Happy Days role

24. University of Maine’s city

29. Christmas, in Chamonix

30. Jack on DC Council since 1991

32. Try to achieve

35. Make the same points as

36. You, long ago

37. Donkey-pulled vehicle

39. Word in some business names

40. “Messiah” composer

41. Canine coating

42. “Don’t ___ me!”

43. Heart insert

45. Hooks up, as a new furnace

46. In good shape

47. Knife brand

51. Fancy footrest

52. Armed

54. Moss and Spade, for two

55. Hoppy beer

56. Sportscaster Musburger

57. Exasperated sigh

58. ___ Duke (alter ego of Hunter S. Thompson)

60. For two, as an operatic song

62. Question from someone about to do an impersonation

63. Put a stop to

64. Can’t come to a decision

65. Malia at Harvard

66. ___ contendere (court plea)

67. Iraq War initialism

68. Bring, as havoc

73. Carnegie of self-improvement

74. Finale

75. Plus

76. Daytime 12

77. Alternative to Vogue

78. “Smooth Operator” singer

80. Profundity

81. Most reasonable courses of action

84. Coalitions that exclude competition

85. Exhaustion

86. Country across the Strait of Hormuz from 98 down

87. Birth city of Marlon Brando

88. Predicted

90. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe land

91. What some divers look for

95. ___-Roman

96. Up

97. Concern

98. Country across the Strait of Hormuz from 86 down

99. Spanish word used in political proclamations

100. Verve

101. Abba of Israel

102. Skating-rink shape

104. Helper on the Hill

105. “How come you still haven’t . . . ?” retort

106. Salon supply

110. Fish for fish and chips

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