The Washington Post - Dec 18 2019

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Clues Answers
'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' host FIERI
'Double Indemnity' (1944) Oscar nominee BARBARASTANWYCK
'Gloria in Excelsis __' DEO
'Meet John Doe' director CAPRA
'One Mic' rapper NAS
'Star Wars' SFX CGI
'Then again,' on Twitter OTOH
'Today' co-anchor Kotb HODA
2000 Olympics city SYDNEY
2003 Billy Bob Thornton title role ... and a hint to each set of puzzle circles BADSANTA
51-Down's state: Abbr NSW
Actor Rob LOWE
Alternatively ELSE
Apportion ALLOT
Background in theater? SET
Bank, often LENDER
Big to-do ROW
Bodybuilder's pride ABS
Brusque ABRUPT
Busy mo. for a CPA APR
Cocktail garnish PEEL
Comic-book store owner on 'The Big Bang Theory' STUART
Cooped (up) PENT
Country N. of Kenya ETH
Creative spark IDEA
Dada co-founder ARP
Danish toasts SKOALS
Drink served with mint ICETEA
Easy-to-swallow dosage GELCAP
Financially responsible LIABLE
Firewood measure CORD
Flutist Jean-Pierre RAMPAL
Frozen, maybe AFRAID
Fuji, for one APPLE
Game with 108 cards UNO
Give, as homework ASSIGN
Lay an egg FLOP
Clues Answers
Legged it RAN
Letters for the princess? HRH
Like a diving catch in baseball ONEHANDED
Like dice rolls RANDOM
Line on an application LASTNAME
Mani-pedi spots SPAS
Modern art? ARE
Negatives NOS
New Age musician John TESH
NutraSweet developer SEARLE
One of 10 in Exodus PLAGUE
Opposite of paleo- NEO
Paint choice HUE
Paris' __ de la Cité ILE
Perrier, par exemple EAU
Pitcher sans arms EWER
Quilting party BEE
Reddish-brown horse BAY
Ricci of fashion NINA
Shaggy Scandinavian rugs RYAS
Silent speech syst ASL
Since Jan. 1 YTD
Soup with tofu and seaweed MISO
Southern nickname involving a brown bird THEPELICANSTATE
Specks IOTAS
Summer hrs DST
Tag sale caveat ASIS
Tally symbols NOTCHES
Telescope parts LENSES
Transcript figs GPAS
U.S. sch. near the Mexico border UTEP
Vancouver-to-Calgary dir ENE
Walked (on) TROD
Windy City daily, familiarly TRIB
Winter warm spell THAW
Yelp contributor RATER
__ Plaines DES