New York Times Crossword Answer - Aug 24, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answer - Aug 24, 2014

ClueAnswer
'A Journal of the Plague Year' novelist, 1722 DEFOE
'A Streetcar Named Desire' role STELLA
'Breaking Bad' commodity METH
'Bugsy' star BEATTY
'But wait ... there's more!' items BONUSES
'Hee Haw' heyday, say? ERAOFCORN
'It's true whether or not you believe in it,' per Neil deGrasse Tyson SCIENCE
'Joseph Anton: A Memoir' autobiographer RUSHDIE
'Keep climbing' sloganeer DELTA
'Lolita' subject LECHERY
'Rock-a-bye Baby,' e.g LILT
Absence justification ILLNESS
Absorb SOPUP
Aerodynamic SLEEK
Anne Frank, e.g.? DIARYMAID
Author Dinesen ISAK
Be behind TRAIL
Beaver Cleaver exclamation GEE
Big name in trucking CONWAY
Black Friday events SALES
Blanchett of 'Blue Jasmine' CATE
Boccaccio wrote a biography of him DANTE
Brady Campaign opposer, for short NRA
British eatery TEASHOP
Bugs that weigh tons VWS
Burn SCALD
Candlelight diners, perhaps COUPLE
Care providers, for short HMOS
Cells displaced them PAGERS
Channel-surfing catalysts ADS
Cheat SHYSTER
Close the set? WRAP
Collective effort TEAMPLAY
Connie's husband in 'The Godfather' CARLO
Dampen, perhaps BEDEW
Dated SAW
Device that can tell if someone's recently vacationed in Hawaii? LEIDETECTOR
Director of the 'Dark Knight' trilogy NOLAN
Driven group CATTLE
Eschew modesty CROW
Ex-mayor seen in 'The Muppets Take Manhattan' EDKOCH
Family business abbr BROS
Fashion lines SEAMS
Fasten, as a rope BELAY
Figure skater Mao ASADA
Game drawers DECOYS
Garbage collection? FLIES
Given AXIOM
Goes downhill? SLEDS
Grammatical concept MOOD
Grieve openly WEEP
Handles SEESTO
Hankerings YENS
Have in mind MEAN
Heels CADS
High country NEPAL
Higher-up EXEC
Home of the first U.N. secretary general OSLO
Honey Bunches of Oafs, e.g.? CLODCEREAL
Honor ESTEEM
Humble dwellings HUTS
In a moment ANON
In most cases ASARULE
It starts with a celebration YEAR
Item from the Victoria's Sweetness catalog? BRAOFCHOCOLATE
Kennedy Center focus ARTS
Kind of INAWAY
Kind of rock CLASSIC
Kovacs of comedy ERNIE
Last thing bid? ADIEU
Letter arrangement? LEASE
Like many hospital patients getting visitors POSTOP
Long sentence LIFE
Maintains the border, say HEMS
Make do with, say USE
Masseur's supply TALC
Microscope part EYEPIECE
Miss LASS
Miss ___ USA
Modern-day capital that King David ordered besieged AMMAN
Mortgage adjustment, briefly REFI
Narrow shaft in a mountain? SLIVERMINE
Nautical command AVAST
Novelist Danielle without her glossy dress? SATINLESSSTEEL
One in a tight space, perhaps SMALLCAR
One who may be grand? NIECE
Ones manifesting Manifest Destiny SETTLERS
Paintball gun? BLOTACTIONRIFLE
Palindromic name OTTO
Particle in a salt solution ION
Peaceful protest of the 1960s LOVEIN
Pen name of columnist Pauline Phillips ABBY
Phoebe's twin on 'Friends' URSULA
Poetic contraction OER
Poetic contraction EER
Poker set? SUITS
Reasons to resurface RUTS
Rink maneuver AXEL
Rock growth LICHEN
Salt source SEA
Semidome site APSE
Send to the ocean bottom SCUTTLE
Set a price of ASK
Shingle sealant TAR
Sign of rot ODOR
Site of many IVs ICU
Slithery swimmer EEL
Some credit card rewards MILES
Sound off RANT
Soup after it's been taken off the burner? CALMCHOWDER
Spellbound RAPT
Sri Lanka export PEKOE
Stomach settler BICARB
Stop it DESIST
Summits ACMES
Take a shot? IMBIBE
The Cardinals, on scoreboards STL
The Roman poet Ovid, once EXILE
Trifling amount SOU
Truck-driving competitions ROADEOS
TV 'explorer' DORA
U.K. news source, with 'the' BEEB
Union general Wallace LEW
Walking distance STEP
Walks noisily CLOMPS
Wash. Square campus NYU
What might determine if the moon hitting your eye like a big pizza pie is truly amore? CROONERSINQUEST
When repeated, cry before 'They're catching up!' FASTER
Where the rubber meets the road? SOLE
Whip tip LASH
Who: Lat QUA
Willing to take risks BOLD
Work with a number OPUS
Yom Kippur War figure MEIR
___ Cantor, German mathematician who invented set theory GEORG
___ clef ALTO
___ Lane, acting first lady during Buchanan's tenure HARRIET
___-Ball SKEE