New York Times Crossword Answers - December 24, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - December 24, 2014

Clue

Answer

'All Day Strong. All Day Long' brand

ALEVE

'Nebraska' star, 2013

DERN

'Return of the Jedi' dancing girl

OOLA

'Silas Marner' author

ELIOT

'Well, what have we here?!'

OHO

11- or 12-year-old Mongolian desert dweller?

GOBITWEEN

13th-century invaders

TATARS

1955 Julie London hit

CRYMEARIVER

A majority of

MOST

Abbé de l'___, pioneer in sign language

EPEE

Albany is on it: Abbr

EST

Athens rival

SPARTA

Bank security feature?

LEVEE

Big East's ___ Hall

SETON

Candy in a dispenser

PEZ

Certain waterway to the Black Sea?

CRIMEARIVER

Charred

SEARED

Christmas ___

SEAL

Church section

APSE

Classic theater name

RITZ

Common adult ed course

ESL

Conquistador's foe

INCA

Cons do it

TIME

Device with a programmable clock, for short

VCR

Disagreeable person

PILL

Easy gait

LOPE

Elvis's Mississippi birthplace

TUPELO

Eye-opener?

ALARM

Figs. on a bell curve

IQS

For mature audiences

RATEDR

Four computer keyboard symbols

ARROWS

French pupil

ELEVE

Gauchos' wear

SERAPES

Glide, in a way

PARASAIL

Go here, there and everywhere

ROVE

Gravy holder

BOAT

Horns in on?

GORES

In high demand

REDHOT

Intermediary

GOBETWEEN

It may be original

SIN

Kind of chart

NATAL

Large in scale

MACRO

Left Bank quaff?

PARISALE

Listerine alternative

SCOPE

M.B.A. hopeful's exam

GMAT

Manatees

SEACOWS

Maserati competitor

FERRARI

More than

OVER

N.C.I.S. part

NAVAL

Not give ___ (be indifferent)

ARIP

Not keep up

LAG

Old New Yorker cartoonist William

STEIG

Once called

NEE

Ora pro ___

NOBIS

Org. in 'Argo'

CIA

Origami bird

CRANE

Othello, for one

MOOR

Pays, as the bill

FOOTS

Peeling potatoes or shucking corn, for short

PREP

Pickable

RIPE

Premier Khrushchev

NIKITA

Round trips, of a sort: Abbr

HRS

Royal who's notably a crossword fan, for short

QEII

Scary experience for a claustrophobe

MRISCAN

Some jeans

LEES

Some sneaks

NIKES

Squelch

SITON

Subject of elementary education?

ATOMS

Summer months in Santiago

ENEROS

Tell

SAYTO

They show which way the wind blows

VANES

Upstate N.Y. campus

RPI

Watson who played Hermione Granger

EMMA

Weakish poker holding

APAIR

What 'O' on a newsstand stands for

OPRAH

___ track

TENURE