The Washington Post - Jul 18 2021

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Clues Answers
'Get __': James Brown biopic ONUP
'Give __ minute' MEA
'It is a __ told by an idiot': Macbeth TALE
'It totally happened!' WAY
'North and South' trilogy author John __ JAKES
'Not in the __' LEAST
'__ of robins ... ': Kilmer ANEST
1956 title film monster RODAN
A navel ring is a piercing one may __ WEARUNDERUNDERWEAR
African capital on the 30th parallel CAIRO
Announcer Hall EDD
Apple operating system IOS
Apply a new hue to DYE
Barely sufficient SCANT
Be resourceful MAKEDO
Become more intense, as the moon WAX
Beethoven's __ NINTH
Big deal ADO
Bill's partner COO
Book after John ACTS
Bossy utterance MOO
Bread-making grain RYE
Break REST
Brief afterthoughts PSS
Browsing annoyances ADS
Business end of an ax BLADE
Cause to become RENDER
Cheat on one's sweet, say TWOTIME
Choose at the polls VOTE
Clarifying Latin words IDEST
Confided in TRUSTED
Consume USE
Cook, as much county fair fare DEEPFRY
Current events? EDDIES
Demands and gets EXACTS
Early photograph TINTYPE
Excalibur, e.g SWORD
Expand ADDTO
Fail to take seriously SNEERAT
Fall garden? EDEN
False front FACADE
Feeling it after a workout ACHY
Final Four org NCAA
Follow (along) closely TAG
Following AFTER
Framework strips LATHS
Freshened up, in a way AERATED
Gauge on the dash TACH
Gazes fixedly STARES
Gelatin garnish ASPIC
Get into DON
Gift with an aloha LEI
Gives out TIRES
Google operating system ANDROID
Grew dimmer WANED
Hadrian's defense WALL
Honorary title SIR
Hoops statistic ASSIST
Hot temper IRE
Icelandic literary work EDDA
In favor of Mideast unity PANARAB
Inane DAFT
Indicating stress ITALIC
Iraqi currency DINAR
It has pipes and keys ORGAN
Its capital is Kigali RWANDA
Kitty PUSS
Largest English-speaking country CANADA
Laughing RIANT
Like fireplace logs SAWN
Locket, for one PENDANT
Clues Answers
Lowdown INFO
LP's 33 1/3 RPM
Lusters SHEENS
Mae West's 'I used to be Snow White, but I drifted,' e.g PUN
Massaged KNEADED
Memorable first name in soccer MIA
Metal source ORE
Modified for the better AMENDED
Moriarty, to Holmes FOE
Most trifling MEREST
Mount Rainier gateway TACOMA
Mrs., in Madrid SRA
NBA's Steph Curry, frequently SHOOTER
Nine-time U.S. skating champ Michelle KWAN
Not sensible UNWISE
Often 'old' eccentric CODGER
Often titled stretch ERA
One lining up for food? ANT
Opposite of trans CIS
Parisian season ETE
Pecorino __ cheese ROMANO
Picnic pitcherful ICEDTEA
Plant stem joint NODE
Poke fun at KID
Prez on a penny ABE
Private INNER
Privileged people ELITE
Put back as it was RESTORE
Red-skinned root RADISH
Reduce PARE
Refrains from AVOIDS
Response to the sublime AWE
Right after this HEREON
Riverbank residue SILT
Sailing ASEA
Sea anemone, e.g POLYP
Secure, as a job or a role LAND
Shipping hazard REEF
Shot __: competitive event PUT
Showing strain TAUT
Sidelong glance LEER
Singer/actress known as the 'Queen of Pop' MADONNA
Slowpoke LAGGARD
Small racer KART
Soaked through SODDEN
Source of some overhead footage DRONE
Stab TRY
Stroke that makes a rally irrelevant ACE
Strong speaker ORATOR
Sugary ending OSE
Surrealist German-French painter ARP
Sweetens, as yams CANDIES
The casual quarterback made an __ OFFHANDHANDOFF
The drive-through diner scene that was cut became a __ TAKEOUTOUTTAKE
The Eiger, for one ALP
The fast-learning police cadet had the __ PATDOWNDOWNPAT
The girls who spent the night prioritized chat time at the __ SLEEPOVEROVERSLEEP
Took care of the food CATERED
Track contests EVENTS
Vote of support AYE
What a stationary orrery part may represent SUN
What chatty tongues do? WAG
What Jill has that Jack doesn't? DOT
When the dog got loose, some house plants __ ENDEDUPUPENDED
Within AMID
Wordless agreement NOD
Wretched ABJECT
__ Kingdom UNITED
__ longlegs DADDY