December 25 2017 - New York Times Crossword Answers

December 25 2017 - New York Times Crossword Answers

CluesAnswers
'Jeopardy!' host TrebekALEX
'Slumdog Millionaire' settingINDIA
*Dispenser of psychiatric advice to Charlie BrownLUCYVANPELT
*Game-quickening timer in basketballSHOTCLOCK
*Long vegetable with a yellow podWAXBEAN
*Marinara sauce thickenerTOMATOPASTE
*Snowbirds' destinationSUNBELT
1970s tennis champ NastaseILIE
Adhering to old-fashioned modestyPRIM
Animal with a rackELK
Arabian Peninsula nationYEMEN
Book jacket write-upBLURB
Bottle stopperCORK
Budgetary excessFAT
Call at a deli or barbershopNEXT
Cartoondom's Olive ___OYL
Charlotte ___ (rich dessert)RUSSE
Cheerleader's cryRAH
Churchill Downs eventDERBY
Clobber in the ringKAYO
Columbus campus, brieflyOSU
Congeal, as bloodCLOT
Cooking oil brandCRISCO
Ease up onLOOSEN
Fairy tale boy who outsmarts a witchHANSEL
Food unit counted by a dieterCALORIE
Game of pursuitTAG
Gate closerLATCH
Golf ball propper-upperTEE
Govt. of the RebsCSA
Green precious stoneJADE
Hairlike projections on cellsCILIA
Hippocratic ___OATH
Honolulu helloALOHA
Landmass bounded by a mountain chain and three oceansASIA
Like a midlevel general or a so-so movieTWOSTAR
List of popular songs ... or a hint to the ends of the answers to the starred cluesHITPARADE
Lyndon Johnson and George W. BushTEXANS
Mean witch's pronouncementCURSE
Mel honored in CooperstownOTT
MischievousIMPISH
Miss America accessorySASH
Motorists' orgAAA
Nighttime wear, familiarlyPJS
Notable achievementFEAT
Overly theatrical typeHAM
PeakSUMMIT
Playful river animalOTTER
President saying 'No!'VETOER
Purchase for a newbornLAYETTE
RacketDIN
Reb's foeYANK
Ships' direction controllersRUDDERS
Small food fishSMELT
Social gaffeFAUXPAS
Soft mineralTALC
Some 'big' burgersMACS
Something an arrested person tries to 'make'BAIL
Sorvino of 'Mighty Aphrodite'MIRA
Sound of disapprovalTSK
SpunkMOXIE
Stars-and-stripes land, for shortUSA
SteamyEROTIC
Subway systemMETRO
Swede who developed a temperature scaleCELSIUS
SwineHOGS
Take part in 49-AcrossRUN
Tie, as figure skatesLACEUP
Utter failureFIASCO
Vice president between Gore and BidenCHENEY
Wagner's 'Liebestod,' e.gARIA
WealthRICHES
WeirdoNUT
What might turn up dirt on someone?HOE
What psychological trauma may leaveSCAR
Without repetitionONCE
Words solemnly swornIDO
Years and years and yearsEONS