New York Times - Dec 1 2020

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Clues Answers
'Columbia, the ___ of the Ocean' GEM
'Famous' cookie maker AMOS
'Hey, over here!' PSST
'Sign me up!' IMIN
'The Bartered Bride' and 'The Marriage of Figaro' OPERAS
*Devastating event in a real estate bust HOMEFORECLOSURE
*Highly stressful situations, metaphorically Pressurecookers
*Like a guesstimate, by nature IMPRECISE
*Many a Silicon Valley business SOFTWARECOMPANY
*Question suggesting 'That just about sums things up' WHATMORECANISAY
Actress Anderson PAMELA
Africa's most populous city (21+ million) LAGOS
Alliance formed in April 1949 NATO
April 1 target FOOL
Automotive brand with an oval logo AMOCO
Automotive brand with an oval logo STP
Battle reminders SCARS
Biased against seniors AGEIST
Bust's counterpart BOOM
California ___ (state flag words) REPUBLIC
Classic 1980s space warfare video game GALAGA
Community sports facility ... or a hint to the answers to the five starred clues RECCENTER
Counters with beads ABACI
Desires YENS
Doctors making deliveries, in brief OBS
Elements in a comic's repertoire GAGS
Elevator, in England LIFT
Eminent NOTED
Flair ELAN
Foe in 'Jack and the Beanstalk' GIANT
Formed for a particular purpose ADHOC
Get ready PREP
Grannies NANAS
Half the pieces in a chess set PAWNS
Hatcher of 'Desperate Housewives' TERI
Heisman winner Torretta GINO
Clues Answers
Info from a spy INTEL
Like the Rose Bowl, with 92,542 spectators FULL
Meeting at a no-tell motel, say TRYST
Mouth, slangily TRAP
October birthstone OPAL
Ollie's partner in old comedy STAN
Passing remarks? OBITS
Person in a lawsuit LITIGANT
Potential tire trouble WEAR
Prefix with gender CIS
Put a stop to EMBAR
Put on the payroll HIRE
Quakers, for one SECT
Records in jackets, in brief LPS
Replace with CHANGETO
Royal spouses CONSORTS
Singapore setting ASIA
Singapore ___ SLING
Some essential workers, for short MDS
South American palm cultivated for its fruit ACAI
Sportscaster Andrews ERIN
Sporty Mazda model MIATA
Squad GANG
Supporting votes AYES
Sushi restaurant soup MISO
Sweet's counterpart SOUR
Televangelist Joel OSTEEN
Tennis score favoring the server ADIN
Things baseball uniforms and toy pistols have CAPS
Timbuktu's country MALI
Tire need AIR
Toll hwy TPK
Tony-winning musical based on Fellini's '8 1/2' NINE
Tummy soother BICARB
Workplace-inspecting org OSHA
Wrestler in a mawashi SUMO