New York Times Crossword Answers - August 25, 2015

New York Times Crossword Answers - August 25, 2015

Clue Answer
'... and so ___' FORTH
Academy Award category EDITING
Archaeological site DIG
Art of punning PARONOMASIA
Beginning, timewise ASOF
Ben-Gurion's land ISRAEL
Big steps for young companies, for short IPOS
Bird with a laughlike call LOON
Black cat crossing one's path, e.g OMEN
Change in Mexico PESOS
Chem class site LAB
Classic name for a man's best friend FIDO
Club ___ MED
Come out EMERGE
Common pantyhose shade BEIGE
Cousin of a croc GATOR
Cushiony ground cover MOSS
Dear old dad PAPA
Demolish, British-style RASE
Doe's partner STAG
Doesn't gulp SIPS
Dogie, e.g CALF
Dutch painter Vermeer JAN
Exact SPOTON
Fairy tale villains OGRES
First assemblyman? FORD
Follow around, as a detective might TAIL
Foxier SLYER
Frequent night school subj ESL
Frequent, to a poet OFT
Game show sound effects DINGS
Gets rid of EGESTS
Granny's 'Darn it!' OHFOO
Hawaiian instrument, informally UKE
High-ceilinged courtyards ATRIA
Implant deeply ENROOT
Infant bottle topper NIPPLE
Kind of access VIP
Lead-in to Columbian PRE
Leafy greens CHARDS
Lessen ABATE
Letters before a moniker AKA
Living it up ... or a hint to the six groups of circled letters JUSTHAVINGABALL
Longs (for) PINES
Makeshift fly swatter NEWSPAPER
Mennen shaving product AFTA
Mideast's Gulf of ___ ADEN
More than one, in Madrid DOS
Move at a restaurant, say RESEAT
Not the sharing type PIG
Not up ABED
Old color print, informally CHROMO
Old Mach 2 fliers, for short SSTS
Original ThinkPad manufacturer IBM
Penn or Pitt ACTOR
Place to put a cupped hand EAR
Qtys AMTS
Rorschach image BLOT
Salad ingredient that's not green BEET
Single-minded OBSESSIVE
Soprano Fleming RENEE
Stories with morals FABLES
Summer, in St.-√Čtienne ETE
There's no reason to go on one FOOLSERRAND
Tiny garden parasite EELWORM
To the ___ degree NTH
To twice the degree DOUBLY
Tool in a magician's act SAW
Traveled WENT
Tried HADAGO
Very dry, as Champagne BRUT
W-X-Y-Z for an encyclopedia, maybe: Abbr VOL
Women's suffragist ___ B. Wells IDA
Yankees' hometown rivals METS
You would usually buy a round one TRIP
___ Jose SAN
___ latte CHAI
___ of the Apostles ACTS