New York Times Crossword Answers - February 1, 2015

New York Times Crossword Answers - February 1, 2015

Clue

Answer

'Argo' setting

IRAN

'Castaway' director, 1986

ROEG

'Life of Pi' director

ANGLEE

'Lookin' good!'

DAMN

'My dear man'

SIR

'South Park' boy

STAN

'The Bridge on the River Kwai' director

DAVIDLEAN

'The Vampire Diaries' protagonist

ELENA

'We'd better skip it'

LETSNOT

43-Across ball carriers: Abbr

HBS

Aficionado

BUFF

AIDS-fighting drug

AZT

Al Qaeda stronghold

YEMEN

Attorney's presentation

EVIDENCE

Beggar's receptacle

TINCUP

Bit of old French bread

ECU

Brass producer, briefly

OCS

Burn

SCALD

California resort town

OJAI

Catchy thing?

NET

Cause of radioactivity

DECAY

Cellular messenger

RNA

Certain embedded Internet video

GIF

Charlottesville inst

UVA

Chi-town circlers

ELS

Chilean author Allende

ISABEL

Circular opening?

SOFTC

Coeur d'___

ALENE

Coffee bean variety

ARABICA

Common craps roll

SEVEN

Company that introduced Saran Wrap

DOW

Content of a demand to attend?

SUMMONSUBSTANCE

Cry of frustration

AARGH

Destination of NASA's Dawn probe

CERES

Difficult situation

SCRAPE

Diminish in strength

ABATE

Dive from a fire-breathing creature?

DRAGONDROP

Dribble glass, e.g

GAG

Economize to a fault

SKIMP

Envelope abbr

ENC

Faux pas

MISSTEP

Fay of 'King Kong'

WRAY

Feathers, pointy bill, long legs, etc.?

HERONMAKEUP

Feelings of guilt

PANGS

Filling entrees?

MEATPIES

Former Diet Pepsi spokesmodel

CAROLALT

Freaky funeral noise?

COFFINWHEEZE

From square one

ANEW

Game show V.I.P.'s

MCS

Garbage collector, informally?

COON

Gas station adjunct

MART

Gather (from)

INFER

Golfer Woosnam

IAN

Got the gold

WON

Greater or lesser follower

THAN

Half a game name that rhymes

ALAI

Handle of a plow?

DEERE

Harangues, with 'at'

RAILS

Hit with a charge

TASE

Holdups

SNAGS

Howard Johnson rival

RAMADA

Howard Stern rival

DONIMUS

Hullabaloo

FUSS

Imperfect

FLAWED

Intel products used at a nuclear facility?

FISSIONCHIPS

Juicy fruit

NECTARINE

Kind of contraception

ORAL

Kind of paste

TOMATO

Lake ___, biggest lake in South America

MARACAIBO

Laugh track content

HAHAS

Like a dutiful sentry

ONPOST

Like Isaac Asimov

PROLIFIC

Like some knights and warships

ARMORCLAD

Like the world's largest sultanate

OMANI

Make hot

RILE

Man of letters?

SAJAK

Many an art museum piece

OIL

Mess

RATSNEST

Missal storage site

PEW

Mystery prize

EDGAR

Naïfs

BABES

New York's ___ Island

STATEN

Northern California's ___ River

EEL

Not there yet

ENROUTE

Nymph jilted by Paris

OENONE

Old colonial masters

SAHIBS

Old fogy

FOSSIL

One with a colorful coat?

MANDM

Overseeing a work crew, e.g.?

FOREMANFUNCTION

Parking lot figure

RATE

Part of a contract

CLAUSE

Patriots' and Seahawks' org

NFL

Perform terribly

STINK

Perfumery measure

OUNCE

Period when rabbits stop fighting?

WARRENPEACE

Picayune quibble

NIT

Place first, second or third, say

MEDAL

Plant swelling

EDEMA

Points of view

TAKES

Possessions

STUFF

Prime Cuts brand

ALPO

Problems with hoses

KINKS

Red-faced

FLORID

Roman guardian spirit

LAR

Salad bar morsels

BACOS

Santa ___ winds

ANA

Seiji Ozawa, e.g

MAESTRO

Site of ancient Greek Olympics

ELIS

Skeletal enemy in Mario games

DRYBONES

Slangy greeting

SUP

Slanted columns

OPEDS

Smirnoff Ice, e.g

ALCOPOP

Some PC screens

LCDS

Speed skater Ohno

APOLO

Sport

WEAR

Square meal?

RAVIOLI

Symbol on a sarcophagus

ASP

Three-vowel word that sounds like a fourth vowel

EAU

Tornado Alley state: Abbr

NEB

Unceremonious removal

HEAVEHO

Upped

HIKED

Uses mouthwash, e.g

RINSES

Vegetable that's often fried

OKRA

Venti, vingt or zwanzig?

FOREIGNTWENTY

View from Big Ben

THAMES

W.W. II rationing agcy

OPA

Went on a run?

SKIED

What a spoiler might spoil

PLOT

What I will always be, alphabetically

NINTH

What Othello and Desdemona do in 'Othello'

ELOPE

What the jack of spades lacks

LEFTEYE

Woe for a sunburned sea monster?

KRAKENPEEL

Woodard of 'Primal Fear'

ALFRE

Wool source

LLAMA

Words of thanksgiving

GRACE

Workers' rights org

NLRB

___ flakes

OAT

___ lupus (gray wolf)

CANIS

___ point

FOCAL

___-Magnon

CRO