New York Times Crossword Answers - December 19, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 19, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Ella giammai m'___' (Verdi aria)

AMO

'Extra! Extra!,' e.g

CRY

'Scimitar-horned' creature

ORYX

'Star Wars' boy, informally

ANI

0, for 180 degrees

SINE

About 28% of the U.N.: Abbr

AFR

Almost any character in Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater'

IRANI

Animal on the Michigan state flag

ELK

Big name in chips

NEC

Black-and-white engraving

LINECUT

Casts a wide net?

TRAWLS

Cereal that reverted to spherical shapes in 2007

TRIX

Certain drop in motivation

SENIORITIS

Chorus of approval

BRAVOS

Coin with a picture of un rey

PESETA

Common notes

ONES

County name in three states

ERIE

Craft that must overcome wave drag, in brief

SST

Dr. Watson portrayer on CBS's 'Elementary'

LIU

Ending with psy-

OPS

Enzyme suffix

ASE

Fan fixation

IDOL

Fictional school bully with henchmen named Crabbe and Goyle

DRACOMALFOY

Find a spot for, say

ADDIN

Flowering shrub whose name comes from the Greek for 'coil'

SPIREA

Frontman's assignment

LEADVOCALS

Gate approx

ETD

Gillette brand

ATRA

Gown maker's supply

TULLES

Heading from Okla. City to Tulsa

ENE

Heading: Abbr

DIR

Indigestion cause

ACID

Indulges oneself, in a way

WALLOWS

Is beyond compare

STANDSALONE

Lot

TON

Lot, maybe

ACRE

Major media event of '95

OJTRIAL

Many email attachments

PDFS

Mechanically

BYROTE

Never-seen neighbor on 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'

LARS

No longer sudsy, say

RINSEDOUT

Novel format

SAGA

Novel subtitled 'The Parish Boy's Progress'

OLIVERTWIST

Ones involved in horseplay?

POLOPONIES

Pack animal?

JOECAMEL

Part of SALT

TALKS

Play house?

TOYSTORE

Plea opener

NOLO

Practice swizzles and twizzles, say

FIGURESKATE

Pretend to be

POSEAS

Quaint office supply

STENOPADS

Rarin' to go

ANTSY

Shoot back

RETORT

Some bottled water purchases

LITERS

Some haggis ingredients

OFFAL

Stiletto attachment, perhaps

ANKLESTRAP

Subway option

MAYO

Table filler

DATA

Tests that accommodate claustrophobes

OPENMRIS

There's the rub!

SPA

Tips of wingtips

TOES

Tiresias in 'Oedipus Rex,' e.g

SEER

Track star of 1977

SEATTLESLEW

Tree whose name sounds like a letter of the alphabet

YEW

Turbine blades

VANES

Underground waves?

PIRATERADIO

Vacuum maintainer

SEAL

Volume 1 starter, maybe

ATO

Where you might see someone walk the dog

RESTAREA

___ center

TRAUMA