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This is a list of the Clever Clue nominees since April of 2006


50 or more people? .....................AARP

Item once popular in counter cultures?..ABACUS

Be a bad helper? .......................ABET

Cover to protect from the heat? ........ABET

Eggs on yeggs ..........................ABETS

Point of no return? ....................ACE

One who gives great service? ...........ACER

Head tail? .............................ACHE

Cause of some bellyaching? .............ACID

Problem that's hard to face? ...........ACNE

Spots on campus? .......................ACNE

Job for the summer?.....................ADDING

Scene in Shakespeare? ..................ADO

Some spots before your eyes? ...........ADS

Word before noon? ......................AFTER

Haitian capital? .......................AITCH

Old rubber? ............................ALADDIN

Pen that's no longer used ..............ALCATRAZ

Dodging the draft? .....................ALEE

Defense establishment? .................ALIBI

Defensive line? ........................ALIBI

Stand out? .............................ALIBI

Tender towards one's exes?..............ALIMONIES

What little things mean? ...............ALOT

Mass-produced answer? ..................AMEN

The simple life? .......................AMOEBA

Band aids ..............................AMPS

Band featuring Rush Limbaugh ...........AMRADIO

Antes up for peanuts? ..................ANAGRAM


Canniest, for instance..................ANAGRAM

Cheaters, to teachers ..................ANAGRAM

Angered and enraged, e.g. ..............ANAGRAMS

What chemists find attractive? .........ANIONS

$250 TV buy since '75...................ANO

Charge for a hand delivery? ............ANTE

Hard-working six-footers? ..............ANTS

Burger King vis-a-vis McDonald's,
fittingly ..............................ARCHRIVAL

Art, today? ............................ARE

Products inside boxes? .................AREAS

Ain't right? ...........................ARENT

[“Throw the tennis ball!”] .............ARF

Lab report? ............................ARF

Half a huge cost? ......................ARM

Where many grunts may be heard?.........ARMYBASE

Reason for a lighter conviction? .......ARSON

Result of foul match play? .............ARSON

Public hangings? .......................ART

Criminal who welcomes a hanging?........ARTFORGER

Fire proof? ............................ASHES

You can rest your butt there …..........ASHTRAY
Butt loci ..............................ASHTRAYS

Polo field? ............................ASIA

Like most people? ......................ASIAN

Digital interface?: Abbr ...............ASL

Black listing? .........................ASSET

Trying to avert a strike, perhaps.......ATBAT

Came to a fast stop? ...................ATE

Processed food? ........................ATE
Earth bound? ...........................ATLAS

Volume of the Earth? ...................ATLAS

World record? ..........................ATLAS

It can help you find your balance? .....ATM

Disagreeing like bookies? ..............ATODDS

Completely lost... unless you're a

pirate, and if so, carry on.............ATSEA

Primary weapons.........................ATTACKADS

Our top story?..........................ATTIC
Where the last flight ends? ............ATTIC

Carmaker that sounds like a belly
button .................................AUDI

Yo, Hadrian!” .........................AVE

Spiked punch ...........................AWL

Not in a private area?..................AWOL

Gave Lizzie Borden the pink slip?.......AXED
Plural of a 2-letter, 3-letter,
or 4-letter word …......................AXES

Three-legged five footers...............BABYGRANDS

Fallout victims ........................BABYTEETH

Mass producer? .........................BACH

Pain in the rear? ......................BACKSEATDRIVER

Go over again, as one's writing?........BACKSPACE

Can opener?.............................BAIL

Unable to part? ........................BALD

Playground bouncer......................BALL

Cartoon character with his own club ....BAMMBAMM

Stag movie? ............................BAMBI

Dangerous activity with a safe goal?....BANKJOB

Lush surroundings? .....................BAR

Tender spot? ...........................BAR

Person with counter intelligence?.......BARISTA

Check for shots.........................BARTAB

Manhattan architect?....................BARTENDER

Sacks of diamonds?......................BASES

Series of revivals? ....................BAYWATCH

Wind stopper?...........................BEANO

Where to go in the hospital.............BEDPAN

Where you might go if you're very
sick? ..................................BEDPAN

Competition in which the winner always
gets the last word?.....................BEE

One controlling drones..................BEEKEEPER

Overhang, in a sports bar? .............BEERGUT

Six-pack alternative ...................BEERGUT

They develop less of a head cold .......BEERS

Rabbit relative ........................BEETLE

Hundreds of rap videos? ................BENJAMINS

Historic sewer..........................BETSYROSS

Boxing ring?............................BLACKEYE

Pee pod?................................BLADDER

Private place? .........................BOOTCAMP

They're burned by pirates ..............BOOTLEGCDS

Celebrity head shot ....................BOTOX

Injection into the vain? ...............BOTOX

Shot for the stars? ....................BOTOX

City, that despite its name, is smaller 

than Little Rock........................BOULDER

Letters read with feeling? .............BRAILLE

What regular people eat ................BRAN

You may get it to go ...................BRAN

Reliever who closed out the Giants'
World Series victory and who recently
said this:
I'd like to be a crossword
clue one day... I want my clue to be
down, not across. The down ones are
usually harder... How sweet would
that be?” ..............................BRIANWILSON

One in front of a train? ...............BRIDE

One who might keep a torch in his
boot ...................................BRIT

Stock options ..........................BROTHS

Fryer seen at a cookout?................BUGZAPPER

Killer that hangs around the porch?.....BUGZAPPER

Source of relief? ......................BULLPEN

Locks up? ..............................BUN

Duel personality? ......................BURR

Call from the rear?.....................BUTTDIAL


Cheeky couple?..........................BUTTOCKS

Obsession promoter .....................CALVINKLEIN

Something wicked........................CANDLE

Royal headwear? ........................CAP

Beef, or a fish ........................CARP

Handled ham? ...........................CBER

Things used in semi circles ............CBS

Makeup of certain shakes................CEDAR

Get the word out?.......................CENSOR

Fortune readers ........................CEOS

Life preserver?.........................CEREALBOX
Cash flow statement?....................CHA-CHING

Remote possibilities....................CHANNELS
Pyramid builder ........................CHEERLEADER
Split personality?......................CHEERLEADER

Last word before someone is shot? ......CHEESE

Mating situation........................CHESSTOURNAMENT

Like a vitamin in the shape of Wilma
Flintstone?.............................CHEWABLE

Hitchcock double feature? ..............CHIN

Market not to be bullish in?............CHINASHOP
Twain for children? ....................CHOOCHOO

Press release? .........................CIDER

Big name in lock-changing ..............CLAIROL

What drives a baby buggy? ..............COLIC
Popular Cook book of 1977 ..............COMA

What an out patient may be in? .........COMA

Dos that are don'ts? ...................COMBOVERS

Some pen pals? .........................CONS

Machines with reproductive systems .....COPIERS

Like Kansas in August? .................CORNY

Pro in the ledger-domain: Abbr. ........CPA

Revival meeting? .......................CPRCLASS
Creature that always uses the

sidewalk?...............................CRAB

Iron production? .......................CREASE

Thank God, it's Friday” declarer? .....CRUSOE

Dead centers?...........................CRYPTS

Key for someone with 20/20 vision? .....CSHARP

Take to a higher power? ................CUBE

Takes to a higher power? ...............CUBES

Nude custodian, maybe? .................CURATOR
Exhibitionists? ........................CURATORS

Rather formally? .......................DANIEL

Sock menders oath? .....................DARN

Hall of fame ...........................DARYL

Degree that's for filling? .............DDS

Collectors targets......................DEADBEATS

Pass out facedown ......................DEAL

Gave somebody inexpensive diamonds? ....DEALT

Intro for John? ........................DEAR

Sugar substitute? ......................DEAR

Messing with a script? .................DEBRA

Inside job for Martha Stewart? .........DECOR

Does as well as others? ................DEER
Company with a harrowing history? ......DEERE

Job with many openings? ................DENTIST

Pickup line locale? …...................DEPOT
Behind in French class? ................DERRIERE

Front runner?...........................DESERTER
Ball boy? ..............................DESIARNAZJR

Carrier for bum wraps...................DIAPERBAG
Fight a losing battle? .................DIET

Losing proposition? ....................DIET

Secret behind the shed?.................DIETPILL

Loses on purpose? ......................DIETS

Dutch bank manager? ....................DIKE

Flight simulation? .....................DISAPPEARINGACT

Producer of cheap shots?................DIVEBAR
Helpless initials ......................DIY

Letters from your parents? .............DNA

CSI” walk-ons, sort of ................DOAS

Lab coat?...............................DOGHAIR

Crook in sports.........................DOGLEG

Take a toy that doesn't belong to you ..DOGNAP

One of three in Fiji? ..................DOT

Average guy? ...........................DOW

Friday series originally airing on

Thursday................................DRAGNET

Mouth watering? ........................DROOL

Water-park .............................DROPANCHOR

They wear down .........................DUCKS

Happy and more .........................DWARFS

Only one word anagram of a day

of the week ..................................DYNAMO

Canal zones? ...........................EARS

"It's a Small World," for one (sorry)...EARWORM

Stand for something? ...................EASEL

Do a course evaluation? ................EAT

Don't go fast? .........................EAT

You've heard it before? ................ECHO

Cheese that's made backward? ...........EDAM

Flush formation? .......................EDDY

Adam's apple location? .................EDEN

Clean up your language? ................EDIT

One who shortened Life sentences?.......EDITOR

Quick, grab a newspaper!” .............EEK

Scream in a balloon? ...................EEK

I can come after these .................EFGH

White trash? ...........................EGGSHELLS

Number one fan? ........................EGOMANIAC

Vanity case? ...........................EGOTRIP

Ticker tape, briefly? ..................EKG

He or I, but not you: Abbr. ............ELEM

One with a pole position? ..............ELF

Scatter in record stores?...............ELLA

Opt for the window instead of the

aisle? .................................ELOPE

Split to be tied .......................ELOPE

Emulated running mates? ................ELOPED

It's hard to run on it? ................EMPTY

Half of nine? ..........................ENS

The impact energy of a small mosquito
flying into a wall,roughly .............ERG

Idle and then some? ....................ERICS

Slips of paper?.........................ERRATA
There's one in this cule................ERROR

It comes after 49.......................ERS

Key to some fast exits..................ESC

Window shutter?.........................ESCAPEKEY
Mug shot?...............................ESPRESSO

It was a gas! ..........................ESSO

What means the most at the end?.........EST

Indicator of condensation? .............ETC

De-apartmentalize? .....................EVICT

Sentence completer? ....................EXCON

Split personalities? ...................EXES

Number two helper? .....................EXLAX

One getting rid of possessions? ........EXORCIST

Major scale figure?.....................FAHRENHEIT

Subject of many a bar examination ......FAKEID

Minor documents?........................FAKEIDS

Inheritance that may be the start of

something big?..........................FATGENE

Cell user often ........................FELON

Like the little kid inside some of

us? ....................................FETAL

One's first position? ..................FETAL

Cover of the Bible? ....................FIGLEAF

It's bound to go to blazes?.............FIREENGINE

Pink slippers? .........................FIRERS

Overdrawn account? .....................FISHSTORY

"I'm driving here!".....................FORE

Stick with it ..........................FORK

Change out of an old pair of pants?.....FOUNDMONEY

Like each word from this clue ..........FOURLETTER
Bachelor pad? ..........................FUTON
Solutions for unfair situations? .......GALOSHES

Beetle juice ...........................GAS

Where F is highest on the scale ........GASGAUGE

Short pants? ...........................GASPS

Fuel additive? .........................GASTAX

What a mug might hold? .................GAT

Man behind a counter? ..................GEIGER

Fault finder?...........................GEOLOGIST

Memorable '70s Ford.....................GERALD

Shape shifters? ........................GIRDLES

One who can't stand to go? .............GIRL

Secretive group? .......................GLANDS

It's heard around the water cooler .....GLUG

Seat cushions? .........................GLUTEI

What kids grow up to be ................GOATS

Fee schedules for pay toilets?..........GOINGRATES

It's full of holes? ....................GOLFCOURSE

Stuck in Pamplona? .....................GORED

Penguin's habitat ......................GOTHAMCITY
Parking spot ...........................GREASESTAIN

Something the U.S. Government keeps

an eye on ..............................GREATSEAL

What you get while walking down the

aisle?........................................GROCERIES
Bangs on the head?......................HAIR
Coverage providers after a recession?...HAIRPIECES

Digital annoyance? .....................HANGNAIL

Sound heard repeatedly in gargling? ....HARDG

Stuck in the sea........................HARPOONED

Means of transport when you're late? ...HEARSE

Stiff crates ...........................HEARSES

Jobs that involve taking notes?.........HEISTS

Withdrawals that may incur

substantial penalties? .................HEISTS

Response to getting a ring? ............HELLO

When its second syllable is drawn out,

Are you out of your mind?!”............HELLO

Sewer lines? ...........................HEMS

Bad spelling? ..........................HEXES

Wasted word? ...........................HIC

Cry from a mugger? .....................HIMOM

One unlikely to have a cow .............HINDU

They're paid to waste? .................HITMEN

Inedible doughnut part? ................HOLE

Making long-distance calls .............HOLLERING
Heat-storing device.....................HOLSTER

Pet name for Attila? ...................HON

King's realm ...........................HORROR
Familiar Bible setting .................HOTEL

They'll help you break your word..............HYPHENS

Start of a rule broken by foreigners? ..IBEFOREE

Caesarean section? .....................ICAME

One who may eat her words? .............ICER

New Year's eave formation? .............ICICLE

Phrase that could end a single life ....IDO

Swear words? ...........................IDO

Polite telemarketer's mantra............IDONTRECALL

Northern hemisphere? ...................IGLOO

Prepared introduction? .................ILL

Film format for tall tales? ............IMAX

Defensive line?.........................IMJUSTSAYING
One whose work is at an end? ...........INDEXER

Brother from another mother, perhaps?...INLAW

Navel formation? .......................INNIE

Problem addressed by counters...........INSOMNIA

One who's not out all night? .................INSOMNIAC

Decreasing device ......................IRON

Group well-known for their spring

collection .............................IRS

Part of a shrink rap? ..................ISEE

Stressful type? ........................ITALICS

Sentence structure? ....................JAIL

Cooler idea?..................................JAILBREAK

Evidencing change? .....................JANGLY

Ring masters ...........................JEWELERS

Pack animal?............................JOECAMEL

Competition among mail carriers? .......JOUST

One trying to make a living? ...........JUDGE

Peer in a box ..........................JUROR

Spit food? .............................KABOB

Smart adversary ........................KAOS
G, in music ............................KENNY

Piano piece? ...........................KEY

Soul seller.............................KIA
They catch busses at stadiums ..........KISSCAMS

Pecking order? .........................KISSME

Places where pants are usually worn? ...KNEES

Mideast diet............................KNESSET

Date of birth, to the mother? ..........LABORDAY

Doctors with spirits ...................LACES

Lures for anglers?......................LAKES

Brest milk .............................LAIT

Western basket makers? .................LAKERS
Doctor who started a labor movement? ...LAMAZE

Labor management? ......................LAMAZE

Luxury locale? .........................LAP

What you stand to lose? ................LAP

What pool hustlers do? .................LAPS

L on a T? ..............................LARGE

Mass communication? ....................LATIN

Going places? ..........................LAVS

Hearing aide? ..........................LAWYER

Figure in the high '60s?  ..............LEARY

Small construction company .............LEGO

Used protection? .......................LEMONLAW

Strip in a bar? ........................LEMONRIND

Cohort of Morley, oddly enough! ........LESLEY

Makeup artist? .........................LIAR

Like a defeated sucker? ................LICKED

Run on sentence? .......................LIFE

Bank holdup? ...........................LINE

Watches one's language? ................LIPREADS

Boost to your spirits? .................LIQUORTAX

Have trouble with “sisters,” maybe? ....LISP

Problem for someone who can't say

grace? .................................LISP

Struggle with hopelessness?.............LISP

Bullet train?...........................LIST

Word losers look for? ..................LITE

Fanta size? ............................LITER

Garfield's head? .......................LITTERBOX

One who more than just trash-talks? ....LITTERBUG

Planet name? ...........................LOIS

Can of Prince Albert? ..................LOO

Head of Buckingham Palace? .............LOO

John, to Ringo .........................LOO

Place that British women can't stand

going? .................................LOO

Where many are relieved in London? .....LOOS

They take stock during an emergency ....LOOTERS

Winner at dieting? .....................LOSER

Won the battle of the bulge.............LOST

Apt name for a restroom attendant? .....LOU

Actor who sucked in his most famous film

role....................................LUGOSI

Bum wraps?..............................LUVS
Old laptop instruments .................LYRES

Weapon that comes in easy-to-carry and

hard-to-carry varieties ................MACE

Holy fish? .............................MACKEREL

Star witnesses? ........................MAGI

Unhand or disarm?.......................MAIM

Banana Republic defender, maybe ........MALLCOP

Red head with a mole ...................MAO

She never got cold feet? ...............MARCOS

School in which ideally there are no

classes?................................MARXISM

Avon's calling, in part?................MASCARA
Ends of some board meetings?............MATES

Figure heads? ..........................MATHLETES

Spread out in the kitchen? ...................MAYO
Ford explorer? .........................MECHANIC

Explosion surrounding a star?...........MEDIAFRENZY

She could make you rock ................MEDUSA

Common soap ingredient .................MELODRAMA

Soap ingredient? .......................MELODRAMA

Notes for a staff.......................MEMO
Group whose name means "stupid" in

Spanish ................................MENSA

People who know better? ................MENSA

Rectangle that may have more than four

sides?..................................MENU

Sound elicited by an electric can

opener? ................................MEOW

Copy cats? .............................MEW

Brief fashion statements ...............MINISKIRTS

Pocket protectors? .....................MISERS

Write “recieve”? .......................MISSPELL

Write seperate checks? .................MISSPELL

Curly poker? ...........................MOE

Drop down? .............................MOLT
Brother in the hood?....................MONK

Order liver ............................MONK

Stock quote? ...........................MOO

Butt out? ..............................MOON

Sounds from a milk container? ..........MOOS

Place where people tend to show up late?

........................................MORGUE

Professional boxer?.....................MOVER

Abbr. with a ring to it? ...............MRS

Dash of seasoning? .....................MRS

Campaign weaponry? .....................MUD

Frank request...........................MUSTARD

Remote possibility? ....................MUTE

Cynical remark from a cyclops? .........MYEYE

Digital tool ...........................NAILFILE

Drew on a book cover? ..................NANCY

Go out in the afternoon? ...............NAP

Fir coats? .............................NEEDLES

It might make you pretty late ..........NEGLIGEE

Pop hit of 1924? .......................NEHI

Possibly pleasing figure? ..............NET

Incapable of littering .................NEUTERED

Made unbearable? .......................NEUTERED

Having the highest queue rating? .......NEXT
Falls for a newlywed?...................NIAGARA

Falls for a recently married woman? ....NIAGARA

New Mexican, e.g. ......................NINO

Lousy egg? .............................NIT

Something to pick? .....................NIT

Dark time for advertisers ..............NITE

Master of the double take? .............NOAH

What may be in sight? ..................NOEND

Chair alternative.......................NOOSE
Opening of "An Occurrence at Owl Creek
Bridge"?................................NOOSE

Profile changes? .......................NOSEJOBS

Stand-up guy? ..........................NOSHOW

Colt's fan club? .......................NRA

Spots for hot dates?....................OASES

Labor leader? ................................OBGYN

It runs when you pass ..................OBIT

Dead lines? ............................OBIT

Expiration notice? .....................OBIT

Write of passage? ......................OBIT

They're blown in the winds? ............OBOES

Job description? .......................ODD

It's often carried around a gym ........ODOR

Double-check figures? ..................OGLE

Scientist who was a resistance leader?..OHM

Crude transportation? ..................OILER
They're wicked..........................OILLAMPS

Pen output, with or without its first

letter..................................OINK

Pen pal's response? ....................OINK
Grey area ..............................OLDWEST

Promise to the chef? ...................OLEO

Number of consonants in this answer ....ONE

Phrase under the Lincoln Memorial?......ONECENT

Suitable apparel for a shower ..........ONESIE

"Not activist Yoko!!!"..................ONO

Well running group?: Abbr. .............OPEC

Directive that has some teeth to it?....OPENWIDE

The nerve to see things as they are? ...OPTIC

Agent of the Vietnam War? ..............ORANGE

World revolution? ......................ORBIT

One seeking to catch some rays? ........ORCA

Brand name of products that suck .......ORECK

Little dipper in a milky way? ..........OREO

Belted one out there? ..................ORION

Middle of Czechoslovakia? ..............OSLO

Board of inquiry? ......................OUIJA

Heads for the woods? ...................OUTHOUSES

Breakfast of centurions? ...............OVA

Panhandler .............................OVENMITT

Taking credit? .........................OWING

Person who is saving the world? ........PACKRAT

Arcade game consumer....................PACMAN
Opted for paper over plastic? ..........PAIDCASH

Sack cloth?.............................PAJAMAS

Good way to finish a sentence? .........PAROLE

Touching scene at an airport?...........PATDOWN

What hikers wear? ......................PATHS

Makes a lot of..........................PAVES

Driveling researcher? ..................PAVLOV

Choose paper over plastic? .............PAYCASH

Windows boxes? .........................PCS

One apt to have an appt app ............PDA

Bit of fan fare ........................PEANUT

Protectors sent packing?................PEANUTS

Christmas trees? .......................PEARS

Punk rock? .............................PEBBLE

Center of Japan? .......................PEE

Split second?...........................PEE

Kindergarten whiz? .....................PEEPEE

I.M. sent to a construction site?.......PEI

House rules enforcer? ..................PELOSI

Tiny characters in "E.T."?..............PERIODS

Step backwards? ........................PETS

Where you might find a pair of boxers ..PETSTORE

Green org.? ............................PGA

Org. with hookers?......................PGA

Partridge family member.................PHEASANT

Conversation piece? ....................PHONE

Walks on water?.........................PIERS

Annoying pharmaceutical rep?............PILL

Tube test? .............................PILOT
Animal attacked by bats?................PINATA

Use of a two-digit confirmation code?...PINKYSWEAR
Part of a date that might lead to future

dates...................................PIT

Some produce centers? ..................PITS

Force unit .............................POLICECAR

Great-smelling crime scene

investigator? ..........................POLICEDOG

Opera annoyance? .......................POPUPAD

Classic diva performances?..............POUTS

Full of life? ..........................PREGNANT

Before one's big opening? ..............PREOP

Building without cell phones? ..........PRISON

Joint tenants ..........................PRISONERS

Rear area?..............................PROCTOLOGY

It is what it is .......................PRONOUN

Labor leader's cry? ....................PUSH

VW forerunner? .........................QRSTU

Meet expectations? .....................RACES

Dangers for the over-70 crowd ..........RADARTRAPS

Post production? .......................RAISINBRAN

Options for those who are anti-Russia

and anti-French? .......................RANCH
Keep a fruitcake moving?................REGIFT

Dancer's restraint? ....................REIN

Check for letters? .....................RENT

Got loafers working better?.............RESOLED

Subjects of savings accounts?...........RESCUERS

It's no longer working .................RETIREMENT

Evening drive ..........................REVENGE

Bad name for a chauffeur................REX

Trample for example? ...................RHYME

Fix a sailing competition? .............RIG

Spanish flowers? .......................RIOS

Stranded carrier .......................RNA

Joints near shoulders ..................ROADHOUSES

Queen's attendants .....................ROADIES

Fits on a hard drive? ..................ROADRAGE

Steel worker? ..........................ROBOT

Preschoolers? ..........................ROE

One who called a spade a shovel? .......ROGET

Lover of Shakespeare? ..................ROMEO

Play with a ball .......................ROMEOANDJULIET

Mitt with ten fingers...................ROMNEY

Hires for a float?......................ROOTBEER

Keeps going longer than is technically

really necessary and then begins to start

to become awkward, as a sentence .......RUNSON
Matt Damon's private part?..............RYAN

Tales you can also read backwards? .....SAGAS

Common word in sign language ...........SALE
Counter intelligence? ..................SALESASSISTANTS

Counter-productive people? .............SALESCLERKS

Having no fear of commitment? ..........SANE

Present-day personality? ...............SANTA

Film about leftover food? ..............SARAN

Wraps around the subcontinent?..........SARIS

Link in the food chain .................SAUSAGE

Thatcher follower ......................SAWYER

Coming off the market...................SAYINGIDO

Lie detector for a supposed loser? .....SCALE

Rock alternative........................SCISSORS

Pickup spots?...........................SCRUFFS

Good vibrations record? ................SEISMOGRAM

Earthling who grew up near Venus?.......SERENA

They're bound to work ..................SERFS

Sleeping giant .........................SERTA

Cat doctor? ............................SEUSS

Snow boarders? .........................SEVENDWARFS

Site of a big pile on the floor.........SHAGRUG

Hillary aides...........................SHERPAS

Supercharger? ..........................SHOPAHOLIC

Take inventory .........................SHOPLIFT

Bug's midsection .......................SHORTU

Recovered from a bad stroke, say .......SHOTPAR

Hit bottom? …...........................SIDEB

Complement from the chef? ..............SIDEDISH

Communicate digitally? .................SIGN

One in debt? ...........................SILENTB

One in doubt? ..........................SILENTB

Letter in “walk” and “talk” ............SILENTL

38) With 38-Across, where you might

end up if you don't 38-Across? .........SING

Cigarette additive? …...................SINTAX
Moral duty?.............................SINTAX

Spot order? …...........................SIT

Take the stand, ironically .............SIT

One trying to stay up when going down ..SKIER

Hot dog warmer? ........................SKILODGE

Street clothes? ........................SKIWEAR

It moves tirelessly? ...................SLED

Driving hazard..........................SLICE

Lose density............................SMARTENUP

Blessed event? .........................SNEEZE
Further caught up in class? ............SNOOTIER

Winter depression ......................SNOWANGEL

One may be responsible for many banks ..SNOWPLOW

Happy acquaintance .....................SNOWWHITE

Jerk's offering ........................SODA

Covers the earth? ......................SODS
Site of unexpected change? .............SOFA

Remote places? .........................SOFAS

Sub standard device ....................SONAR

One who can't pass the bar? ............SOT

You might put stock in it...............SOUP

Where some losers hang out? ............SPA

"V.I.A.G.R.a 4 FR33!", perhaps..........SPAM

Hit bottom? ............................SPANK

Facial spots? ..........................SPAS

Places to look at sweaters? ............SPAS
Two in a row?...........................SPAT

Fix for good? ..........................SPAY

Make unbearable? .......................SPAY

Spot-checking org.? ....................SPCA
It reveals character flaws .............SPELLCHECK

Loses one's balance? ...................SPENDS

Round-trip flight ......................SPIRALSTAIRCASE
Invasive plant..........................SPY

They get stuck in corners ..............STAMPS

Inaugural addresses?....................STARTERHOMES

Put off retirement .....................STAYUPLATE

Old-fashioned letter opener.............STEAM

Take turns? ............................STEER

One helping a dictator .................STENO

Bad nickname for a rabbit? .............STEW

Worry, about how a slow-cooked dish of

meat and vegetables will turn out,

perhaps.................................STEW

Verb that's an anagram of itself........STIFLE

Habitual high achiever? ................STONER

Bolt stripped? .........................STREAK

Bolt with no threads? ..................STREAK

People who barely move?.................STREAKERS

Child actress ..........................STREEP

VW predecessors? .......................STU

Double duty? ...........................STUNTS

Where to find pre-cooked bacon? ........STY

Those involved in cutting class at

school? …...............................STYLISTS

Apt first name for a lawyer? ...........SUE

Kent state?.............................SUPERMAN

Drops in summertime temperatures? ......SWEAT

@!#?@!, e.g. ...........................SYMBOLS

Brief, for short: Abbr. ................SYN

Twisted here this is....................SYNTAX

Center of a marked success? ............TAC

One on the verge of croaking? ..........TADPOLE

Flip comment? ..........................TAILS

Green pieces of cake?...................TAPINS

Hold hands? ............................TARS

Source of criminal charges?.............TASER

Something hard to get off your chest?...TATTOO

Block party?............................TAXPREPARER
Offering from a master of deduction?....TAXTIP

Break fluid? ...........................TEA
Reading material for the future?........TEALEAVES

Semi professionals? ....................TEAMSTERS

They're drunk at socials................TEAS

Poke fun at big hair?...................TEASE

Couples support ........................TEE

Activity in which love means nothing....TENNIS

Fire insurance? ........................TENURE

Fire-prevention program at school?......TENURE

Class struggle? ........................TEST

Guardians of sewers ....................THIMBLES

What you may now hear? .................THIS

Provider of limited coverage?...........THONG

Fan belts? .............................TIERS

Point of eating? .......................TINE

Something to wait for? .................TIP

Place for extra notes on the piano? ....TIPJAR

Where singles congregate in a bar? .....TIPJAR

Glass elevator? ........................TOAST

Speech for a glass elevator? ...........TOAST
Watch word?.............................TOCK

Water temperature gauge, sometimes? ....TOE
Digital filer's target..................TOENAIL

Essential part of Caesar dressing? .....TOGA

Senate cover-up, once ..................TOGA

They're going places?...................TOILETS

Can opener? ............................TOILETSEAT

Support for a movement?.................TOILETSEAT

One taking pot shots? ..................TOKER

Holy city? .............................TOLEDO

Encryption sites?.......................TOMBS

Like those who are always losing their

keys....................................TONEDEAF

Building with several levels, perhaps...TOOLSHED

Pillar of American Indian society? .....TOTEM

Top secret? ............................TOUPEE

Police action? .........................TOUR

Lemon aid?..............................TOW

Expensive car trips? ...................TOWS

Offensive lines ........................TRASHTALK

Head lock? .............................TRESS

Tower in the bay .......................TUG

They're hung across roads ..............UIES

Strings of islands? ....................UKES

Judges those who steal .................UMPS

Works at home? .........................UMPS
One giving you a pointer? ..............UNCLESAM

Labor pain..............................UNIONSTRIKE

One across the border? .................UNO
Render powerless? ......................UNPLUG

Tender one? ............................UNUM

Try to see the present? ................UNWRAP

Drop, like flies?.......................UNZIP

Short lines at the checkout? ...........UPC

Lines at the grocery store? ............UPCS

Higher calling? ........................UPHERE

Mint green? ............................USDOLLARS

Accord of 1985? ........................USEDCAR

Thanks for Tom Hanks, maybe? ...........USERID

Put people in their places? ............USHERED

Group of red states, for short .........USSR

Red letters? ...........................USSR

Ones taking a lot of interest

in their work? .........................USURERS

Development sites? .....................UTERI
Bad change of scenery? .................VANDALISM

Johnson and Johnson, e.g. ..............VEEPS

Nearly 29% of Tel Aviv? ................VEES

Denoting the style in which one might

consider this clue to be written........VERBOSE

One shooting the bull? .................VET

One who fixes toys, e.g. ...............VET

Spot checker? ..........................VET

They're blue, because nothing rhymes

with purple ............................VIOLETS

It has a stripe on its back? ...........VISA

Cape horn? .............................VUVUZELA
Elmer's wascally pwey...................WABBIT

Mass distribution?......................WAFERS

Target for middle management? ..........WAIST

Sun spot?...............................WANTAD

One with his name in lights? ...........WATT
Drier times ............................WASHDAYS

What separates the gulls from the

buoys?..................................WEBBEDFEET

Works in bed? ..........................WEEDS

You'll want to get them out

of your bed ............................WEEDS

Stage productions? .....................WESTERNS

Unwelcome benchmark? .........................WETPAINT

One with large calves...................WHALE

Things that can be popped on hogs.......WHEELIES

Lady Gaga cover?........................WIG
Certain union member....................WIFE

Port authority? ........................WINO

Grape nuts?.............................WINOS

Place to get a life? ...................WOMB

Lousy sausages?.........................WURSTS

"Dude...your fly".......................XYZ

Union representative? ..................YANKEE

Swiss air lines?........................YODEL

Mountain climber’s strains .............YODELS

Buy for a bender .......................YOGAPANTS
One of us? .............................YOU

Promising words from an eye doctor? ....YOULLSEE

London Zoo feature? ....................ZED

Round number? ..........................ZERO

Showed staggering ability? ...................ZIGZAGGED

Prepares to exit the stall, say.........ZIPS

Pole vault unit? .......................ZLOTY

Make undead ............................ZOMBIFY














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