LA Times Crossword Answers Sunday August 16th 2015

 

LA Times Crossword Answers Sunday August 16th 2015

ACROSS

1 Venomous varmints ASPS
5 Hounds’ quarries HARES
10 Imprints MARKS
15 Mil. morale booster USO
18 Make like an angry cat SPIT
19 Select ELITE
20 Igloo owner INUIT
21 “Critique of Judgment” thinker KANT
23 A distinct possibility if Doris and Patti won’t sing? DINAHMIGHT
25 What my basset hound may have, compared to yours? SADDER EYES
27 Muse of poetry ERATO
28 Out of one’s ___ GOURD
30 Genesis guy EASU
31 Miss identification SHE
32 Dinner order? EAT
33 CIA progenitor OSS
36 Used a peephole SPIED
38 Revelation reaction I KNEW IT
40 Perform a certain Shakespeare role? PLAYKATE
43 Things to see in a certain city? PARIS SIGHTS
45 Narnia lion ASLAN
46 Natural ability TALENT
47 Ominous loop NOOSE
48 7-foot-4 former NBA star Smits (anagram of 118 Down) RIK
50 Like Guinness IRISH
52 “Us” and “Them” SIDES
54 Spud? COMMONTATER
57 It may let off steam IRON
59 ___ Kippur YOM
62 Hope, in a way ASPIRE
63 Ann or May CAPE
64 Go by a burning building? PASSAFIRE
66 Domain REALM
67 Marciano’s birth name ROCCO
69 Perfect, as a house DREAM
70 Corn cost? BUCKANEAR
74 Confederate ALLY
76 Popular theater name RIALTO
77 Decide OPT
78 On deck NEXT
79 Advisers to the king? PALACE AIDES
81 Dumas duelist ATHOS
84 “Baloney!” PSHAW
85 Flashback cause, maybe LSD
86 “And ___ of thousands” A CAST
91 Riding events RODEOS
93 Start of a carol O COME
95 Support a candidate from outer space? BACK AN ALIEN
97 Broadway musical about a WWI battle? OHVERDUN
101 Not-so-new work crew REHIRES
102 People with the same name as a famed dame EDNAS
105 Dusk, to the Bard EEN
106 “Don’t Bring Me Down” grp. ELO
107 Wear and tear USE
108 Bygone despot TSAR
110 Puccini classic TOSCA
112 Makes an impression DENTS
114 Bag purchaser? PURSE BUYER
117 Nelson as a stand-up? COMICOZZIE
120 Bouncy gait TROT
121 Veni I CAME
122 The end of ___ ANERA
123 The two after do REMI
124 Even the foggiest ANY
125 Wound up TENSE
126 Bothersome PESKY
127 President’s middle name ALAN

DOWN

1 Equally profound, perhaps AS DEEP
2 Galaxy shape SPIRAL
3 Fun thing to whack PINATA
4 No. of RBIs, e.g. STAT
5 Grope for words HEM
6 Louisville slugger ALI
7 Mrs. Peel portrayer RIGG
8 Core philosophy ETHOS
9 Trap SETUP
10 Uneven distributions? MISDEALS
11 Got ___ on (aced) ANA
12 Inclined to interrupt, say RUDE
13 Jo, Beth and Amy, to Meg KID SISTERS
14 Barbecue fare STEAKS
15 Instr. with four str. UKE
16 “Oh, yeah?” SAYS WHO
17 Pitches a nearly perfect game ONE HITS
22 Scary little sucker TSE TSE
24 Catchy parts of songs HOOKS
26 Confrontation RUN IN
29 TV’s Kelly RIPA
34 ___ solution SALINE
35 Word on a maze START
37 Number of a’s in “Saarland” DREI
39 Psych 101 topic EGO
41 Tibetan herders sell it YAK MILK
42 Thirty-ton computer ENIAC
44 Vasco da Gama’s destination INDIA
46 Italy’s longest river THEPO
48 Rebelled ROSE UP
49 Effect IMPACT
51 Harrison colleague STARR
53 Help-wanted letters SOS
54 Marathon prep, ___ loading CARBO
55 “The Road to Wealth” author ORMAN
56 Summary RECAP
58 Gymnastics first name NADIA
59 Lets someone else speak YIELDS
60 Waxed eloquent ORATED
61 Notes for a staff MEMOS
64 “Fraud at ___!” (“Citizen Kane” headline) POLLS
65 More physically weak FRAILER
68 Gives a hand CLAPS
71 PBS benefactor NEA
72 Spaghetti request EXTRA SAUCE
73 Playwright Fugard ATHOL
75 Search engine name YAHOO
76 Fixed, as a rug REWOVE
80 Secret stockpile CACHE
82 “Garfield” dog ODIE
83 Post-logging planting SEED TREE
86 Sudden ABRUPT
87 Poetic pause CAESURA
88 Charon’s river, in Hades ACHERON
89 It’s often waxed SKI
90 French pastry TARTE
92 ___ account (never) ON NO
94 “The evil that ___ …” MEN DO
96 1906 scandal figure Evelyn ___ NESBIT
98 “American Gangster” guy DENZEL
99 Final syllable ULTIMA
100 How planes usually park NOSE IN
103 Songwriters’ org. ASCAP
104 Treat with tea SCONE
109 Romney’s running mate RYAN
111 Iowa State’s home AMES
113 TV pundit/blogger Klein EZRA
115 Mucky place STY
116 Ambulance letters EMS
118 Annoy IRK
119 Low island CAY