The Washington Post – Sep 17 2018

Clues Answers
‘Aww!’ CUTE
‘Slippery’ tree ELM
‘Was __ hard on you?’ ITOO
‘__ be fine’: ‘No prob’ ITLL
1860s White House nickname ABE
1971 New York prison riot site ATTICA
Adidas rival PUMA
American flag feature STRIPE
At hand NEAR
Attended, with ‘to’ WENT
Avant-garde EDGY
Big mouths MAWS
Bizet opera priestess LEILA
Blue expanse, on a clear day SKY
Bring to light EXPOSE
Buddhist school ZEN
Caused some nose-pinching STUNK
Commercial writers ADMEN
Cost of a car, in most family budgets MAJOREXPENSE
Court order to testify SUBPOENA
Daycation destination SPA
Distance between bases, in feet NINETY
Do nothing LAZE
Edmund Hillary’s conquest MOUNTEVEREST
Emulate Degas PAINT
Evaluate, as metal ASSAY
Farm sound MOO
Fermented quaff ALE
Gardener’s bane WEED
Get up RISE
Go to bed RETIRE
Help rob the bank ABET
Hit’s opposite MISS
Home of the NBA’s Jazz UTAH
Island setting for Melville’s ‘Omoo’ TAHITI
Jazzman Blake EUBIE
Large-scale departure MASSEXODUS
Les __-Unis ETATS
Linguine seafood sauce morsel CLAM
Loch Ness local SCOT
Mindless memorization ROTE
Motown’s Marvin GAYE
Neighbor of Yemen OMAN
Nest egg acronym IRA
Not virtual REAL
Old flames EXES
One on your side ALLY
Potato chips source SPUD
Produced MADE
Quick taste SIP
Receipt detail ITEM
Reduce in brightness DIM
Region including Egypt, Israel, etc MIDDLEEAST
Removing from the text DELETING
Restricted in number, as an edition LIMITED
Rick’s ‘Casablanca’ love ILSA
Robert of ‘Dirty Grandpa’ DENIRO
Sad verse ELEGY
Singer Amos TORI
Slugger’s stat RBI
Spell-checker discovery TYPO
Spring bloom IRIS
Stows cargo LADES
Take for granted ASSUME
Take ten REST
Taunt from the bleachers JEER
The ‘Y’ in ‘YTD’ YEAR
Thought IDEA
Traditional black piano key wood EBONY
Traffic light color YELLOW
Tribal leader ELDER
TV award, and a homophonic hint to the four longest puzzle answers EMMY
Wordsworth works ODES
__ a one NARY
__ bean LIMA
__ pressure PEER

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