Crossword Puzzle Info

USA Today – March 1 2019

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

Clues Answers
‘Alice’ diner MELS
‘Crystal clear now’ ISEE
‘Dr. No’ author Fleming IAN
‘Fun, Fun, Fun’ car TBIRD
‘Othello’ schemer IAGO
‘Shake!’ offering PAW
2014 Winter Olympics host RUSSIA
A deadly sin PRIDE
Amazon smart speaker ECHO
Anchor store’s locale MALL
Causes to quake SCARES
Cigna competitor AETNA
Club used in a trap SANDWEDGE
Color similar to cranberry MAROON
Copacabana’s city, informally RIO
Corrida cheer OLE
Crockpot cover LID
Declines, with ‘out’ OPTS
Dessert with a woven crust, maybe CHERRYPIE
Digging pests MOLES
Diplomatic falling-out RIFT
Do a pitchman’s job SELL
Frat party stunt KEGSTAND
Full of pizzazz PERT
Game on a world map RISK
Give a facelift to REDO
Gooey camp treats SMORES
Gravy annoyances LUMPS
Guesstimate words ORSO
Hard things to break, often HABITS
Home Chef delivery MEAL
In a way, casually SORTA
Indy 500 caution YELLOWFLAG
Is out of sorts AILS
Jane of ‘The Butler’ FONDA
Jellied or smoked seafood EELS
Landers who gave advice ANN
Maintain an address RESIDE
Marked down by LESS
Martial arts blow CHOP
Miner’s helmet attachment LAMP
Much of a paleo diet REDMEAT
Oblong pastry ECLAIR
Office seeker, informally POL
Pedometer unit MILE
Period of abstinence LENT
Plea on bended knee MARRYME
Prank cigar sound BLAM
Pre-holiday time EVE
Put to a strop HONE
Recipe guesstimate DASH
River’s terminus, perhaps SEA
Russo of ‘Nightcrawler’ RENE
Seacrest’s show, for short IDOL
Sharif of ‘Funny Girl’ OMAR
Show empathy CARE
Smartphone notifications ALERTS
Sob story details WOES
Socially distant ALOOF
Song sung in Italian, perhaps ARIA
Stats in Cy Young voting ERAS
Student’s permission slip NOTE
Take the reins LEAD
Tater ___ (alternative to fries) TOTS
The Evil One SATAN
Tiramisu part LAYER
Trojan War saga ILIAD
Tropical vacation spot ISLE
Tylenol alternative ALEVE
Unhealthy ingredient in desserts TRANSFAT
Uninhibited sort FREESPIRIT
Waves a 17-Across at, say WARNS
Way up or down STAIR
Without support ALONE
Woolly females EWES
Word after fan or farm BELT
Yemeni seaport ADEN
Zippo NADA