Crossword Puzzle Info

USA Today – January 8 2019

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

Clues Answers
‘Darn tootin’!’ YEP
‘Don’t text and drive’ ad, for short PSA
‘In ___ of flowers . . .’ LIEU
‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’ fabulist AESOP
‘The Simpsons’ bus driver OTTO
‘Three coins’ fountain TREVI
‘Understood’ ISEE
Any of Mexico’s 31 STATE
Architect with an avian name WREN
Assembly line innovator Ford HENRY
Beauty queen’s asset LOOKS
Berry from palm trees ACAI
Birthstone after sapphire OPAL
Brazilian metropolis, briefly RIO
Cheesy Nabisco crackers NIPS
Cleveland’s waters ERIE
Cuddle, in a way SPOON
Deliver a keynote, say ORATE
e.g. and etc., for two ABBRS
Egyptian cobra, by another name ASP
Elbow-to-fingertip measure of old CUBIT
Electric guitar pioneer LESPAUL
Elevator, to a Brit LIFT
Evidence of food that’s turning ODOR
Exchanges blows with a partner SPARS
Fasten, as a skate LACEUP
Fishing partner of Andy Taylor OPIE
Fruit-filled pastry STRUDEL
Income with no expenses PUREPROFIT
Jamie of ‘M*A*S*H’ FARR
Justice replaced by Gorsuch SCALIA
Lacking couth RUDE
Like a gym rat, typically FIT
Like many a fast-food drive-thru OPENLATE
Like Odin and Thor NORSE
Low-budget film, often INDIE
Lucy of ‘Elementary’ LIU
Lustful Greek god EROS
Major golf or tennis event USOPEN
Many a mall store RETAILER
Matched at the poker table SAW
Measurer of a fastball’s speed RADAR
Merino mothers EWES
Minuscule amount WHIT
Money in Mumbai RUPEE
Montreal’s Place ___ Arts DES
Nile dam site ASWAN
Not oblivious AWARE
Odense native DANE
One-pot entree STEW
Optimist’s words ICAN
Org. with a PreCheck program TSA
Parentheses, essentially ARCS
Perfectas and trifectas BETS
Piece of protected landscape NATUREPARK
Places for bouts ARENAS
Pointer’s pronoun THIS
Presentation chart shape PIE
Proclaim confidently AVER
Professor’s email suffix EDU
Recently hired NEW
Render unreadable, in a way SHRED
Sales event where ‘burping’ takes place TUPPERWAREPARTY
Scrape together RAISE
Shallot’s cousin ONION
Sign after Cancer LEO
Six-foot sandwich HERO
Sound of contentment PURR
Start of many instruction manual titles HOWTO
Tennis do-over LET
Times named for statesmen ERAS
Trampled underfoot, with ‘on’ TROD
Triple Crown stat RBI
Vacationer’s mailing PICTUREPOSTCARD
With nary a hair out of place TIDY
___ Day (tree-planting occasion) ARBOR
___-mo replay SLO