Friday, April 29, 2016

Washington-Post Daily Crossword - April 21, 2016

Clues                    Answers
‘Drat!’ is a mild oneOATH
‘Who cares?’MEH
‘Whole chicken in a can’ brandSWEETSUE
1993 Peace Prize winnerMANDELA
Accusatory Verdi ariaERITU
Ampersand’s meaningAND
Barbary Coast residentALGERIAN
Big beer lover on ‘Cheers’NORM
Big blasts from the past, for shortNTESTS
Big leap forwardLUNGE
Bikini, e.gATOLL
Buster’s petTIGE
Celebrity canineASTA
Cloister memberNUN
Colloquial term for traffic controls featuring the colors in 18-, 26-, and 50-AcrossSTOPLIGHTS
Comparatively closeASNEAR
Contemptible, cowardly personsYELLOWDOGS
Coop denizenHEN
County in eastern IrelandKILDARE
Cygnus supergiantDENEB
DDE’s ’40s commandETO
Detection devicesSENSORS
Dick Smothers’s brotherTOM
Dipper partSTAR
Diversionary tacticREDHERRING
Doctor’s orders, brieflyRXS
Doesn’t factor inEXCEPTS
Dream spoilerALARM
Dress designer SaabELIE
Electrician’s ruleOHMSLAW
Filmdom’s RoachHAL
Fit outEQUIP
Fond du ___, WisconsinLAC
For the Mass massesLAIC
Gardening knackGREENTHUMB
Gardner of mysteriesERLE
Genesis twinESAU
Gets frothyFOAMS
Gig segmentSET
Golf broadcaster Baker-FinchIAN
Houston baseballer, casuallySTRO
In the direction of shelterALEE
Initiation ceremony, e.gRITE
Integers, e.g. (abbr.)NOS
It may contain spudsSACK
Keenly attentiveALERT
Kofi Annan’s middle nameATTA
Litter of pigsFARROW
Lorre’s ‘Casablanca’ roleUGARTE
Loupe, basicallyLENS
More than badEVIL
Nosy personYENTA
Pectoral’s placeCHEST
Pepper varietyBELL
Plumb crazyNUTSO
Pre-coll. catchallELHI
Punch target, sometimesCHIN
Put a sharper edge onWHET
Room treatmentsDECORS
Sharp to the tasteTART
Shine, in adspeakGLO
Sing like EllaSCAT
So it would ___ (apparently)SEEM
Splenda rivalEQUAL
Stephen of ‘Danny Boy’REA
Supermarket lines?BARCODE
The Grateful ___DEAD
Treaty concern, oftenARMS
Venetian arch shapeOGEE
Vice president who resigned in 1973AGNEW
Wine assessment qualityLEGS
Writer ChekhovANTON
___ Dame UniversityNOTRE

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