Like the leftmost stripe on le drapeau francais

Where you might roll the starts of 17-, 31-, 43- and 56-Across

What may have a ring to it?

Went 0 to 60, say

Tom who created Jack Ryan

Title film character who declares ‘Nobody owes nobody nothing’

Tennis star Nadal, to fans

Something to practice percussion on

Some garage jobs

Show obeisance

Shakespearean fairy king

Sch. whose newspaper is The Daily Reveille

Reverse course, slangily

Real English county on which Thomas Hardy based the fictional Wessex

Quick attack groups

Producer of jingle-jangle in the pocket

Precipitates unpleasantly, in a way

Pawned

Part of some encyclopedias

Part of an animal farm

One of eight on most spiders