Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Washington-Post Daily Crossword - May 11, 2016

Clues                    Answers
‘Say what?’HUH
‘The Wind in the Willows’ grand residenceTOADHALL
‘Their Eyes ___ Watching God’ (Zora Neale Hurston novel)WERE
2007 Heisman winner who took a knee to pray or playTEBOW
Allen in a furniture storeETHAN
Ancient name for what is now FranceGAUL
Arrow or spear partSHAFT
Bean in Mexican cookeryFRIJOLE
Beverage with a sconeTEA
Bouillabaisse, e.gSTEW
British blue bloodEARL
Campers’ water holdersCANTEENS
Chief god of the VikingsODIN
CIA’s forerunnerOSS
Common acct. infoSSN
Difficult questionTOUGHIE
Enjoys a home-cooked mealEATSIN
Film featureAUDIO
Generational disparityAGEGAP
Guinness with an Oscar for ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ALEC
Hafez or Bashar in SyriaASSAD
Hang looselySAG
Hindu religious teacherSWAMI
Hoosier’s home (abbr.)IND
Horses with white-flecked coatsROANS
Insulting remarkSLUR
Intelligence gathererSPY
Intruder in one’s bedWEED
Ireland, poeticallyERIN
Italian battle site where Napoleon ‘foresaw what I might be’LODI
Key reference for H&R BlockTAXTABLE
Leave brieflySTEPOUT
Letters from an impatient execASAP
London rentalFLAT
Lustrous fabricSATEEN
Maneuver deviouslyFINAGLE
Matches in the ringBOUTS
Musical workPIECE
Nabokov title heroineADA
Narrow projection from a cliffLEDGE
Not eruptingDORMANT
Number of ancient Rome’s hillsVII
One of six official languages of the UNENG
Pet vetDOC
Phone message, oftenTEXT
Rangers’ and Astros’ divisionWEST
Reason for a cop’s dismissal?POLICESEXTING
Rotational lineAXIS
Shoe partTOE
Spot for a gas station libation?TEXACOBAR
Tangy flavoringLIME
Theodore who was Broadway’s original Captain von TrappBIKEL
Thrust outEJECT
Vacationing worker’s subTEMP
Ward seen on TVSELA
Water, for oneOXIDE
West African nation on the Gulf of GuineaGHANA
What John Muir named his clubSIERRA
What psychologists do?EXPLAINPEOPLE
Where octopi store their inkSACS
Wife of a rajahRANI
Winter Olympics racersLUGES
Wordsworth work for a cuckooODE
Wristwatch for Barbie?TINYTIMEX
X ___ xylophoneASIN
Zoe’s little pal on ‘Sesame Street’ELMO

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