New York Times Crossword Answers - October 21, 2014

New York Times Crossword Answers - October 21, 2014

Clue

Answer

'Fresh Air' airer

NPR

'Much ___ About Nothing'

ADO

'Much ___ About Nothing' ('The Simpsons' episode)

APU

'My man!'

DUDE

'On the Waterfront' director Kazan

ELIA

Actress Donovan of 'Clueless'

ELISA

Alternative version of a song

REMIX

Arduous hike

TREK

Avoid

EVADE

Bacteriologist Jonas

SALK

Baseball family of note

ALOUS

Beans in a burrito

FRIJOLES

Big chargers in Africa

RHINOS

Brings to a close

ENDS

Cloverleaf part

ONRAMP

Craft knife brand

XACTO

Days of ___

YORE

Delight

REGALE

Dramatic note in Verdi's 'Di quella pira'

HIGHC

Dry country whose name is an anagram of wet weather

IRAN

Egg cell

OVUM

Elite fighter

NAVYSEAL

Endeavor

STRIVE

Few Z's

NAP

Force = ___ x acceleration

MASS

French heads

TETES

Giant in the fruit and vegetable market

DOLE

Grandma, familiarly

NANA

Gulf War vehicle

HUMVEE

Home of Pippi Longstocking

SWEDEN

Is into

DIGS

Judd who wrote and directed 'Knocked Up'

APATOW

Karl, Richard or Harpo

MARX

Kristoff's reindeer in 'Frozen'

SVEN

Like 'Midnight Cowboy,' originally

XRATED

Luxury label

PRADA

Mined material

ORE

Mo. that seems like it should be seventh

SEP

Natural history museum display

DINOSAUR

Not optional: Abbr

REQ

Org. with an oral fixation?

ADA

Palindromic woman's name

EVE

Palindromic woman's name

AVA

Part of 31-Down: Abbr

NATL

Pier

JETTY

Preoccupy

TIEUP

Promising beginning?

ISHALL

Rho-tau linkup

SIGMA

Seasonal traveler

MIGRATOR

See 36-Down

SAWYER

Senator Harry of Nevada

REID

Single

UNWED

Something spinach has

IRON

Speedometer letters

MPH

Story with many chapters

SAGA

Struck, old-style

SMOTE

Swamp stuff

MOSS

Switchboard attendant: Abbr

OPER

Talk show host Diane of 31-Down

REHM

They're doomed ... doomed!

GONERS

TIME

MARATHONERSSTAT

TIME

WHATPRISONERSDO

TIME

PARTNEROFWARNER

Tiny complaint

SQUEAK

Trap

SNARE

Two of five in basketball

GUARDS

Two-time U.S. Open winner Monica

SELES

Unlocks, in verse

OPES

Uptight, informally

ANAL

Vied for office

RAN

What Apple's Project Purple became

IPHONE

With 44-Down, fictional prankster

TOM

Word before home and room

REST

Word repeated by a roadie into a microphone

TEST

___ for it (invites trouble)

ASKS

___ Miss

OLE