New York Times Crossword Answers - January 12, 2015

New York Times Crossword Answers - January 12, 2015

Clue

Answer

'2001: A Space Odyssey' villain

HAL

'Don't count on me'

NOTI

'Hey, buddy!'

PSST

'Illmatic' rapper

NAS

'Jack & ___' (1982 John Cougar hit)

DIANE

'Peter ___' (1950s-'60s detective show)

GUNN

'Quickly!'

ASAP

'This means ___!'

WAR

'Well, look what we have here!'

OHO

'You can count on me'

IMIN

10% for the church

TITHE

Actor Don of 'Cocoon'

AMECHE

Actress Téa of 'Fun With Dick and Jane'

LEONI

Airplane seat attachment

TRAY

All, for a house cleaner

TOPTOBOTTOM

All, for a life insurance agent

CRADLETOGRAVE

All, for a race organizer

STARTTOFINISH

All, for a ship's captain

STEMTOSTERN

All, for an anthem writer

SEATOSHININGSEA

Artsy New York neighborhood

SOHO

Beta preceder

ALPHA

Between-meal bite

NOSH

Brief sleeps

NAPS

Buyer of Squishees from 62-Across

HOMER

Circle or square

SHAPE

Command to Fido while throwing a ball

FETCH

Crazed, in a way

PSYCHOTIC

Desert of Israel

NEGEV

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IMHO

Do some brainstorming

IDEATE

Dustup

SETTO

Edvard Munch masterpiece

THESCREAM

Eight, in Acapulco

OCHO

Emergency medical procedure

TRIAGE

Existed

WAS

Figure in many religious paintings

STMARY

Franks

DOGS

Friend of Stitch in the movies

LILO

Goal

AIM

Govt. management org

GSA

Gradually decrease to a point

TAPER

Gun that delivers a jolt

TASER

Hawaiian souvenir

LEI

Improves, as wine

AGES

It dries hops

OAST

James who wrote 'A Death in the Family'

AGEE

Jane Austen novel

EMMA

Like some memories or summer skies

HAZY

Links org

PGA

Mrs. Addams, to Gomez

TISH

Naked ___ jaybird

ASA

Not away

ATHOME

Not delayed, as a plane

ONTIME

Now and ___

THEN

Oakland footballer

RAIDER

Ooze

SEEP

Optometrists' interest

EYES

Plumb tuckered out

POOPED

Plus

AND

Pop music's ___ Tuesday

TIL

Prior to, poetically

ERE

Pro who balances books

CPA

Roof goo

TAR

Seller of Squishees on 'The Simpsons'

APU

Sky-blue

AZURE

Smidgen

IOTA

Soft plant tissue

PITH

Spanish gold

ORO

Suffix with north or south

ERN

Sundries case

ETUI

Super-popular

REDHOT

The 'p' of r.p.m

PER

Tough row to ___

HOE

Varietal red wine

MERLOT

Verdant

LUSH

Wager

BET

Who is solving this puzzle

YOU

___ and pop

MOM