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Pennsylvania baseball park that might (weirdly) host playoff baseball in 2013 77
Soccer coach who said "I do swear a lot, but the advantage is that having played abroad, I can choose a different language from the referee's." 157
"And Morning ___ with haste her lids" (line from Emerson's "The Problem") 97
Roman writer who originated the phrase "Where there's life, there's hope" 91
The Boston Symphony played its second movement to commemorate FDR's death 77
Announcer who was the first to call DiMaggio "Joltin' Joe" 72
Title character in an Elvis song who "ain't never caught a rabbit" 80
He designed costumes for "Così fan tutte" at Paris's Opéra-Comique in 1952 94
When pretty much every fruit and vegetable is available, in modern supermarkets 79
Item of clothing named for the site of a disastrous British military action of 10/25/1854 89
"___ is a game where white men can dress up as black pimps and get away with it." (Robin Williams) 108
"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's ___ ..." (Semisonic) 89
Ethel Waters title line following "Now he's gone, and we're through" 86
Grotesquely fat beast of early French literature that existed solely by devouring virtuous husbands 99
Librettist who rhymed "a lot o' news" with "hypotenuse" 79
Joni Mitchell song with the lyric "She was swallowed by the sky" 74
"I'll be merry and free, I'll be sad for __-body" (Burns) 75
Argument that doesn't exist until created for political gain, in modern-day slang 85
Moreno who was the second actress to win an Oscar, a Grammy, an Emmy, and a Tony 80
Word with ''bagatelle'' or ''technicality'' 75
“Should that say ‘Art,Â’ or will we really be practicing psychology on rodents in ___?” 102
Word elisions, as in "forecastle" to "fo'c'sle" 75
The Tragically Hip "___ all up, don't save a thing for later" 75
Manson follower and would-be Ford assassin Lynette "Squeaky" ___ 74
"Yes, but we woke him up. Then a pinky ring went missing." "Real jewels?" I asked. "No," she said, "___" ... 149
Place to live (different ones are hidden in this puzzle's four longest answers) 83
"Either that ___ goes, or I do" (Oscar Wilde's reputed last words) 80
Like you after drinking Red Bull, according to commercials, in scientific terms 79
What the plastic surgeon created after I asked to look like "The Man in Black"? 89
His tombstone reads "Cast a cold Eye / On Life, on Death. / Horseman, pass by" 88
First name of a civil rights activist who would turn 85 today, and whose adopted last name is a hint to this puzzle's theme 127
Something that gets grabbed in a friendly competition (and a group hug involving Tributes #3, #5, and #9) 105
"3. The first song I learned how to play on guitar was '___' (albeit in a very punk rock style)" 114
With "The," 1960s series set in the North African desert during WWII 78
Campaigner's contest (or the start of a 1930s movie actor's split personality) 86
Springsteen song that starts, "Hey, little girl, is your daddy home?" 79
"I think I'm on a hot streak, should I quit while I'm ahead?" 79
One of the subjects of the best-selling '02 book "The Conquerors" 79
Easter bunny's spring, found in this puzzle's nine longest answers 74
1974 thriller that begins with the Kennedy assassination, with "The" 78
Metaphorical philosophical conflict used as an album title by The Police, literally 83
2001-'08 White House Deputy Chief of Staff whose middle name is Whitehouse 78
"Thou shouldst not have been old till thou __ been wise": "King Lear" 89
"Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?," e.g. 80
Actor who turned down the role of Dr. Shepherd on "Grey's Anatomy" 80
Start of a "grook" (an aphoristic poem) by Danish scientist Piet Hein 79
English illustrator who created the "St. Trinian's" cartoon series 80
Chicago band whose one-take 2005 video was choreographed and filmed in their backyard 85
“... and use later in brilliant research papers, giving me something to ___!” 85
TV character who says "It's 1 a.m. Better go home and spend some quality time with the kids" 106
Entertainer born in May 1919, the basis for five anagrams in this puzzle 72
Lois Lane player of early TV, whose first name is a hint to this puzzle's theme 83
General who countered the Taiping Rebellion, which was waged over access to sugary fried chicken 96
Shakespearean character who said "Cry 'Havoc,' and let slip the dogs of war" 94
First celebrity to use his likeness on a video game (albeit his was a primitive square) 87
1979 new wave classic that begins "Oh my little pretty one, pretty one" 81
"Make a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves," in Alcoholics Anonymous 95
John Cho's co-star in "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" 83
Backup band for the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, with "the" 78
Image in the final scene of Michelangelo Antonioni's "L'Avventura" 84
"What else do you want to tell me about your sex life? Geez ..." 74
Market value of a company's assets divided by their replacement cost 72
1961 and 1986 Oscar-nominated role for Paul Newman (only five times has the same actor been nominated for the same role in two films) 133
Group called Girls Tyme when they lost on "Star Search" in 1993 73
Simpson who said "Beneath my goody two shoes lie some very dark socks" 80
Paper with "Marketplace" and "Money & Investing" sects. 79
___ Center (New Jersey Nets' current arena, named for a menswear company) 77
...a Heyman/Sour/ Eyton/Green collaboration with Isaac Hayes and David Porter? 78
What swing state viewers might experience as the presidential election draws closer, punnily, or a possible title for this week's puzzle? 141
"Higher and higher, straight up we'll climb" Van Halen song 73
"___ Baby" (song that begin "Yes I's finished on y'all farm land with yo' boll weevils and all") 128
Iconic AC/DC album with the song "You Shook Me All Night Long" 72
Expand the intrapleural space, automatically allowing entry through the pharynx and beyond, then allow the diaphragm to relax, contract, and expel contents 155
Madonna's announcement after her workout with the 3-time American League MVP? 81
Letters for the names "buried" in this puzzle's theme answers 75
Something associated with the first words of this puzzle's seven longest answers 84
Bentsen who said to Quayle, "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy" 75
"__, I am not coop'd here for defence!": "Henry VI, Part 3" 83
Show that's broken scores of generic, melismatic singers, familiarly 72
Frequent panelist of "Match Game" who was one of three actress sisters 80
"Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening" artist 101
Movie with the line "It's such a fine line between stupid and clever" 83
___ Leasure (Courtney Love's role in "The People vs. Larry Flynt") 80
Clapton "Don't want ___. Just another reason for another lie" 75
Currency whose name can become its country's name by changing its last letter to an N and scrambling 104
1960 song with the line "Take me by my little hand and go like this" 78
"Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman" speaker 106
Elton John's "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" singing partner 75
The ___ (trophy for the annual test cricket match between England and Australia) 80
They fly throughout the U.K. (not to be confused with the American carrier) 75
Comics character who said "Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help" 98
Debut album of 2010 "American Idol" runner-up Crystal Bowersox 72
"The eating of omelets is hereafter punishable by death," e.g.? [See byline] 86
Doctor's self-employment, and a hint to the starts of the five longest across answers 89
Topic of a classic 1940s comedy routine, and the inspiration of this puzzle 75
"How ___ Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life" (plagiarized 2006 novel) 87
Proper sort ... or a cry upon solving each of this puzzle's theme answers? 78
Poor crossword construction technique that requires too much of the solver 74
''For,'' ''how'' or ''what'' ending 83
Prof. Lidenbrock of Verne's "Journey to the Center of the Earth" 78