Washington Post Crossword Clues

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Sep 10, 2023

"Trade Books" crossword by Evan Birnholz.

Answer Clue
1. Old name of the Chakri dynasty's kingdom
5. Don't match, colorwise
10. Kick up a ___
14. Kick to the ___
18. Two-tone cetacean
19. Woman's name that becomes another woman's name by adding an O to the start
20. Origin of the sport kilikiti
21. The Most Stuf treat
22. William Makepeace Thackeray novel about a so-so bathroom cabinet?
24. Kurt Vonnegut novel about felines in a baby's bed?
26. Element named after a ROY G. BIV color
27. Gesture of respect that literally means "peace"
29. Where Prince Albert could be found, per an old crank-call joke
30. "Glengarry Glen Ross" Tony nominee Alan
32. Stir up
33. Amazin' Mets home
35. X percent of XXX
36. A moment that's long overdue
40. John Steinbeck novel about an enchilada wrap eaten in a British apartment?
43. "I Dormienti" composer
44. Final rhythmic units of measures
46. First of a noble group
47. Star-shaped flower
49. Architectural annexes
50. Glistening, as grass
51. Shop files
55. Willa Cather novel about a wagon train traveler's copy of a Winfrey-based magazine?
57. Edamame component
58. Maritime distance unit
60. Like some cream-filled rolls
61. "The Devil's Advocate" actor Reeves
63. Rat (on)
64. Gen-___ (1970s kid)
65. "Sorta"
66. Charles Dickens novel about commanding comedian John to do a 1960s dance?
69. Desperate guess
70. Studi of films
71. "Never ___ better"
72. Betty who works at the Daily Bugle in Spider-Man comics
73. Complies
75. Commit (to)
77. Roll in the dojo
78. Anne Brontë novel about actress Moorehead when she appears to be ashen in colour?
81. Emission from an angry toon's ears
82. Tiff between lovers
84. White stripes' setting
85. Elevate, as the bar
86. Campaign topics
88. Feeling sympathy for
90. Thing to quibble over
91. Charles Frazier novel about a sickness one suffers from hiking up Everest or Kilimanjaro?
95. NFL team long coached by Mike Tomlin
97. Room-offering business
98. Rescue workers, briefly
99. Make a quick exit
101. Sierra Mist, e.g.
102. Strikes, biblically
104. "Fawlty Towers" writer and actress Booth
106. Candy holder at a party
110. S.E. Hinton novel about a melee between aquatic schools?
113. Orson Scott Card novel about the final buzzers and whistles?
115. Swedish 16 Down giant
116. Words of surrender en español
117. Not yet achieved
118. NBA coach Spoelstra
119. Cell message
120. Gala dress
121. Range tops
122. Fetching friends
1. ___ Stadium (Rams' and Chargers' home)
2. Nation where many celebrate Nowruz
3. With 76 Down, hazardous precipitation
4. "Hero" singer Carey
5. Party mix that may be seasoned with Old Bay
6. "Women's Table" sculptor Maya
7. Car rental option
8. It's tuned for a raga
9. Upper spaces of barns
10. Breeding ground
11. "Hollywood Stargirl" actress Thurman
12. Groundskeeper's supply
13. "All I ever wanted was to sing to God. He gave me that longing and then made me mute" speaker in "Amadeus"
14. First part of a soft drink's name
15. RNA nucleobase
16. Chain store specialty
17. Geographical partner of Herzegovina
20. La ___ (Milan opera venue)
23. Parliament : owls :: committee : ___
25. Dominant note of an A major chord
28. Is less than 100 percent
31. Yellowish-orange gem in jewelry
33. Slow-cooked dish
34. Papal jurisdiction
36. Pile of dirty laundry, e.g.
37. Prone to pressing
38. Remain unused
39. Leather derived from an aquatic creature
41. "The bigger ___ are, the harder ___ fall"
42. Sunni or Shiite cleric
45. Plants with spiky leaves
48. "Idylls of the King" lady
50. Childbirth specialist
52. Jersey number that no NBA player has ever worn during a game
53. Start of a literary orphan's request
54. Leskovac local
56. Kefauver on a 1956 presidential ticket
57. Disdainful noise
59. Judy's cartoon brother
62. Opportunity for a hit
63. Party platforms, perhaps?
65. Amazes
67. Aquanaut's attire
68. Gold reserve bar
69. Company that claimed "Genesis does what Nintendon't" in its ads
71. Bit of bad guidance
74. Entered abruptly
76. See 3-Down
77. Gender identity shortening
79. Does some manual labor?
80. Arranges, as the table
83. Ballpoint ___
84. Creeping higher, as underpants
87. Galaxy phone brand
88. ___ B (fallback idea)
89. Virtual animals like a Kau and a Kougra
91. Nonconforming type
92. Amplified, as a DJ
93. Tailored for anyone, say
94. Philharmonic tuners
96. Was grounded?
100. NPR journalist Hansen
103. "Hold ___ thought"
104. Group of families
105. "Zombieland" actress Stone
107. Nestlé candy bar
108. Law of sines subj.
109. Requests permission
111. Bovine interjection
112. Company whose M stands for "Motoren"
114. "Eww, look at that!"
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