New York Times Crossword Answers - October 1, 2015

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 1, 2015

Clue Answer
'Birthday' or 'mother's maiden name,' e.g NITRILE
'East of Eden' family name ULTRA
'Officially ...' IDTAG
'Star Wars' queen CITI
'Surely not me?' SPAR
'___ the light!' EMIR
2003 OutKast hit that was #1 for nine weeks MODS
After-dinner drink RELY
Any old person, so to speak WARMBODY
Athletic shoe brand AMINO
Band with the 1988 #1 hit 'Need You Tonight' AZOTH
Bandleader who became a 1950s sitcom star MINUTIA
Blue state majority, for short NASCENT
Books that may depict dragons, unicorns and griffins SWORDS
Budding EUROS
Buster of rock TAY
Capital in sight of Kilimanjaro TEAR
Chat room overseers, for short KEYS
Command and control CUTE
Conflagration MAV
Constraint MINI
Cooper preceder WORMSEYEVIEW
Currency that features architecture, not portraiture RANOVER
Dallas player, for short ESSEN
Desert royal TAP
Detail PARIAH
Dunces PATES
Eyesore ARNAZ
Fat meas BESTIARIES
French connections ETS
General ___ chicken BEECH
German Expressionist who was blacklisted by the Nazis OTTODIX
German steel center MOI
Get ready to play WARMUP
Hip again RAUL
Judge of 1980s-'90s TV AVIA
Latex-like glove material NAIROBI
Leader Castro HERA
Like triple plays BMI
Low camera perspective TRI
Mad rush CORDIAL
Make the scapegoat for BLAMEON
Mercury, in alchemy TSOS
Mischievous AMFM
Outcast PADME
Part of 52-Across INXS
Party spreads BEDDED
Percussive dance WAPNER
Peter out, as a trail HEADC
Post-surgery place FORTHERECORD
Provider of underground entertainment? ICELAND
Radio button DEMS
Renaissance fair props ANTFARM
Reply to a bit of cleverness PASSWORDHINT
Sci-fi play of 1921 TNT
Scotland's Firth of ___ GOCOLD
Ship's pole ISAW
Slept with REB
Smallest NATO member by population ICU
Super- RARE
The P.L.O.'s Arafat YASSER
Title judge of a 1995 sci-fi film DREDD
Top HEYYA
Trampled RUR
Tree with burs RETRO
What a tech specialist might ask you to send ARCH
What an endangered animal may get SOL
Yank's opposite MESS
You can't stop humming it LID
___ Field MRE