Crossword Puzzle Info

USA Today – January 3 2019

Published in USA Today Crossword. Tags: , , , .

Clues Answers
‘Beetle Bailey’ bulldog OTTO
‘Electric Avenue’ singer Grant EDDY
‘Great’ detective of kid-lit NATE
‘Hallelujah’ songwriter Leonard COHEN
Air Force Academy mascot FALCON
Amazon’s direction of flow EAST
Any of the Simpsons TOON
Apple Store purchases MACS
Banderas who voiced Puss in Boots ANTONIO
Bath’s river AVON
Ben of ‘Roots’ VEREEN
Best Comeback Athlete award ESPY
Bratislava native SLOVAK
Brit’s last letter ZED
Bugged big-time ATEAT
Burlesque show wraps BOAS
Buy, sell and trade DEALIN
Carolers’ tune NOEL
Chekhov’s ‘___ Vanya’ UNCLE
Choke under pressure FAILINTHECLUTCH
Clear as mud BEYONDONESGRASP
Defeated a la Bobby Fischer MATED
Did KP work PEELED
Disney’s Nala, e.g LIONESS
Extreme, as opposites POLAR
Fashion consultant Tim GUNN
Fisher-Price offerings TOYS
Follow to the letter OBEY
French city known for its cuisine LYON
Fur trader’s offering PELT
G-man or T-man FED
Get snippy with SASS
Gingerbread house visitor GRETEL
Glossy finishes ENAMELS
Graceful in manner ELEGANT
Grand ___ (range near Jackson Hole) TETONS
Hither’s companion YON
Holster or flask spot HIP
Homer Simpson’s go-to tavern MOES
Housemate, informally COHAB
Huck, to Tom PAL
Israel, biblically ZION
Jared of ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ LETO
Limerick’s land, in poetry ERIN
Listed first on, as a leaderboard ATOP
Lively fiddle tune REEL
Lovers’ scrap SPAT
Lucy’s sitcom pal ETHEL
Make reparations ATONE
Marbles, so to speak SANITY
Nectar collector BEE
Neither up nor down TIED
Paisley with three Grammys BRAD
Places for contacts EYES
Ready for business OPEN
Record over, perhaps ERASE
Remove more moisture from REDRY
River that drains Lake Victoria NILE
Rookie socialite, for short DEB
Rub the wrong way PEEVE
Save for later viewing TIVO
School with King’s Scholars ETON
Seeger of folk PETE
Sine or cosine, e.g RATIO
Skate park maneuver OLLIE
Soak up rays TAN
Speed limit on some interstates SEVENTY
Suffix with land or moon SCAPE
Tattered and torn RATTY
Toy soldier’s makeup TIN
Tub floater BOAT
Unwanted inbox filler SPAM
Was nuts about LOVED
Way out there AFAR
Wedding vow phrase TOHAVEANDTOHOLD
Welcome reply to ‘Are you hurt?’ IMOK
Word after loose or split ENDS
___ Morgue (Poe locale) RUE