New York Times Crossword Answers - December 16, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 16, 2014

Clue

Answer

'I can ___' ('Been there')

RELATE

'Rocks'

ICE

'___ American Life'

THIS

Actress Garr

TERI

Agenda part

ITEM

Appoint to office

NAME

Banana discard

SKIN

Bawl (out)

REAM

Bigheadedness

EGO

Cab Calloway phrase

HIDEHI

Canadian fuel name

ESSO

Canterbury saint

ANSELM

Carom

BANK

Cartoon dog with a big tongue

ODIE

Children's author/illustrator with a National Medal of Arts

MAURICESENDAK

Committee head

CHAIR

Cookie involved in a licking race

OREO

Declare something boldly

TAKEASTAND

Decomposes

ROTS

Draw out

EDUCE

Event with crumpets

TEA

Event with foxhounds

HUNT

Expressed boredom, in a way

YAWNED

Flavor

SAPOR

Football Hall-of-Famer Dickerson

ERIC

French army headwear

KEPI

Friend of Scoob

SHAG

High schooler

TEEN

Hold protectively

CRADLE

It might say 'A-C' or '2013-14'

TAB

Jane who won a 1931 Nobel Peace Prize

ADDAMS

Last name of 60-Across

GIBB

Last: Abbr

ULT

Late comic genius

ROBINWILLIAMS

Less literal

LOOSER

Lottery winner's feeling

GLEE

Make ___ (get rich)

AMINT

Massage

RUB

Metalliferous rocks

ORES

Missouri feeder

PLATTE

No easy chore

HARDTASK

Not intact

TORN

One whose favorite website is Sporcle, say

NERD

Open-mouthed

AGOG

Partner of weave

BOB

Paul who sang 'Diana'

ANKA

Playwright Ibsen

HENRIK

Puccini's 'Un bel di,' e.g

ARIA

R&B singer backed by the Love Unlimited Orchestra

BARRYWHITE

Robert De Niro spy thriller

RONIN

Scrape by

DOOK

Showy trinket

GEWGAW

Something you won't see many bears in

BULLMARKET

Somewhat

ATAD

Sound reasoning

LOGIC

Sparkly topper

TIARA

Tasty rewards

TREATS

Thermos alternatives

CANTEENS

Thickheaded

DENSE

Top-notch

SUPERB

Totaled

RANTO

Trio whose members start 17-, 26- and 44-Across

THEBEEGEES

TV diner boss

MEL

TV network once called Pax

ION

Unlikely derby winner

OLDNAG

Vagabond

HOBO

Vocalist Vannelli

GINO

Was sick

AILED

When repeated, kind of pedal

WAH

Word after Mother or Google

EARTH

___ clef

TREBLE

___ Mountains (continent separator)

URAL

___ Place, Butch Cassidy companion

ETTA

___-di-dah

LAH