New York Times Crossword Answers - November 9, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - November 9, 2014

Clue

Answer

'... just kidding!'

NOT

'Fingers crossed!'

IHOPESO

'Ginger ___' (1952 Newbery winner)

PYE

'Koala bear,' e.g

MISNOMER

'Methinks,' in forums

IMO

'Mon ___!'

DIEU

'NO!'

IREFUSE

'That old' stuff of song

MAGIC

'What a ___!'

RELIEF

'___ we done here?'

ARE

110, to Bilbo Baggins

ELEVENTY

1996 Olympic tennis gold medalist

AGASSI

Alternative name for Troy

ILIUM

Anne's home, in literature

GABLES

Baby bird?

STORK

Background color of a $100 bill

TEAL

Banning from future work

LISTING

Be winded

PANT

Beaver State capital

SALEM

Beehive Stater

UTE

Bereavement

LOSS

Beverage found in this grid's lower-left corner

GREENTEA

Bill

TAB

Bird found in this grid's lower-right corner

BLUEJAY

Bit of power

WATT

Blood type system

ABO

Body of water found in this grid's upper-right corner

YELLOWSEA

Building material in Oz

BRICK

Burn alleviator

ALOE

Butler's maiden name?

OHARA

Byproduct of petroleum refining

ETHANE

Centuries-old instrument

AMATI

Chief

MAIN

Chillax, say

SITBACK

Common muffin flavor

BERRY

Course: Abbr

RTE

Court locale

ARENA

Crass

VULGAR

Day-___

GLO

December celebrations

YULES

Decorative bands

ARMLETS

Desist

CEASE

Director Guillermo ___ Toro

DEL

Dog's plaint

YIP

Earth-shattering, maybe

SEISMIC

End of the Bible?

ETH

Ending with may

HAP

Eponymous Bloomer

AMELIA

Extremely attractive bodies

HOLES

Facetious unit defined as the amount of beauty needed to launch one ship

MILLIHELEN

Female surfer

WAHINE

Film archive

REELS

Frosty's pipe

COB

Fundamental

BASAL

Future imago

LARVA

Gels

SETS

Give the go-ahead

LIGHT

Go (for)

OPT

Hardware store or nursery purchase

BULB

Have good intentions

MEANWELL

Hawaiian verandas

LANAIS

Helga's 'horrible' husband

HAGAR

Hikers' snacks

TRAILMIXES

Home of India's Red Fort

DELHI

Honeymoon attire

NEGLIGEE

Idle

OTIOSE

Ignore

SNUB

Illusory sight on Mars

CANAL

Impersonal notes ... or what four groups of this puzzle's answers do (totaling 11 words)

FORMLETTERS

Inclined (to)

LIABLE

Incursion

FORAY

Injury found in this grid's upper-left corner

BLACKEYE

Instruments in the Beatles' 'Norwegian Wood' and 'Within You Without You'

SITARS

Insult

JAB

It might be stained

PANE

Jai ___

ALAI

Josh

RIB

Lawn tool

EDGER

Leading

PROMINENT

Lerner's partner on Broadway

LOEWE

Libby's bagful

PEAS

Like some councils

TRIBAL

Like some wine glasses

STEMLESS

Lily-livered sorts

BELLIES

Long ride

LIMO

Long, narrow fish

GAR

Long, narrow fish

EEL

Modern beginning?

NEO

Modern purveyor of Scrabble and Monopoly

APPSTORE

Nail holder

TOE

Nitrogen symbols

ENS

Owner of Columbia Pictures

SONY

Paradise lost in 'Paradise Lost'

EDEN

Peak performance?

YODEL

Performing, say

ONSTAGE

Pittsburgh-to-Wilkes-Barre dir

ENE

Placeholder?

ATLAS

Plagued

BESET

Prey for a cheetah

GNU

Prey of the Morlocks

ELOI

Print up?

EMBOSS

Puts on eBay, say

RESELLS

Quaint way of sending documents

BYFAX

Quaking ___

ASPEN

Rapper ___ Wayne

LIL

Rapt

ALLEARS

Relative of a panpipe

HARMONICA

Robotic dog on 'Doctor Who'

KNINE

Scottish negatives

NAES

See 75-Across

FEST

Sharp

TART

Side of a diner

SLAW

Sodium ___ (potato chip flavoring)

ACETATE

Some ovines

EWES

Sports star with size 18 shoes

YAOMING

Start of a round

TEESHOT

Substance in some signs

NEONGAS

Suffer remorse

FEELBAD

Sunburn preventer, maybe

HAT

Super-rare occurrence

MOON

Swindles

GRIFTS

Tabula ___

RASA

Top prize

RIBBON

Tranquil

ATPEACE

Trial site

TESTLAB

U.S.S.R.'s Brezhnev

LEONID

Unit named for a telephone pioneer

BEL

View from Neuch√Ętel

ALP

Vitamin used to fight Alzheimer's

BTWELVE

Web file format, for short

HTML

Went down a slippery slope

SKIED

What you might bow your head to receive

LEI

Whitney who went to Yale, appropriately

ELI

Who said 'I can't prove it, but I can say it'

COLBERT

With 77-Across, when combined into one word, national trivia championship, e.g

NERD

Words from a Latin lover

YOTEAMO

World's first national park

STONE

X contributor

MOTHER

Young musician?

NEIL

___ 6

MOTEL