“Kings of Late Night” – 11:42
Hi everybody. Jeffrey here for another week of fun with Matt.
7D. [Plenty of work ahead] – MUCH TO DO, so let’s race through this one:
22A. [List of people who work for Leno?] – JAY CREW CATALOG
34A. [Jack’s “Tonight Show” boss?] – ONE OVER PAAR
52A. [Personalize Dick’s talk show?] – CAVETT YOUR WAY. My favourite.
68A. [Souvenir in Dave’s gift shop?] – LETTERMAN JACKET
90A. [O’Brien who got licked?] – ICE CREAM CONAN
104A. [Carson’s secret supply of jokes?] – JOHNNY CACHE
120A. [When Handler wakes up? ] – CHELSEA MORNING (Oops. A song by a Canadian without a link. Hope they don’t my maple leaf away. Fixed!)
44A. [Part of an Alec Guiness role] – OBI
21D. [Mr. Sulu portrayer] – TAKEI
Let’s play…28A. [Swoosh company] NIKE
29D. [2008 French Open winner Ana] – IVANOVIC
47D. [Kind of tennis shot or sword] – TWO HANDER
99D. [Spanish tennis star ANABEL Medina Garrigues]
1D. [Vijay Singh’s homeland] – FIJI
86D. [Three-times Masters champ Nick] – FALDO
35D. [Sweet Sixteen org.] – NCAA
40D. [Vlade formerly of the Lakers] – DIVAC
56D. [Hockey arena] – RINK
or something else…
8A. [Players Ball attendees] – PIMPS
Hungry or thirsty?
59A. [SNO-Caps (theatre candy]
78A. [Drink, as milk] – LAP UP
108A. [Totally drunk] – BLOTTO
126A. [Devoured] – EATEN
3D. [“The Banana Boat Song”, familiarly] – DAY-O
72D. [Type of chip] – TARO
103D. [Almond Joy minus almonds] – MOUNDS
I don’t believe you:
4D. [“My printer broke”, for example] – EXCUSE
14D. [Make something up] – LIE
67A. [“Nonsense!”] – BAH
53D. [Flyer to Jerusalem] – EL AL
80D. [Carrier that lengthened its name in 1996] – US AIR
63A. [Automobile with its name in big letters on the side] – LE CAR. They don’t make them anyone. Also true of the Saturn Aura that I drive. Go to its website and you’re suggested to get a Chevrolet. Sigh.
And some music:
66A. [Detroit Mayor Dave or Fortune columnist Stanley] – BING
111A. [St. Louis-born singer] – AKON
114A. [Big AUDIO dynamite]
70D. [Where “Saturday Night Fever” broke out] – THE DISCO
89D. [“High Hopes” lyricist Sammy] – CAHN
104D. [Wynonna and Apatow] – JUDDS
19A. [It ain’t me, babe] –YOU. Clue of the week!
64A. [Kirin rival] – ASAHI. Japanese beers. I had no idea.
42D, [Washington, Roosevelt or Clinton] – SURNAME. Tricky, tricky!
91D. [Mugger’s weapon, in Britain] – COSH. a hyperbolic function. Math is dangerous over there. Also known as blackjack. Card games are also dangerous over there.
Another fun puzzle from Matt. See you next week!