Crossword Puzzle Info

USA Today – May 1 2018

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

Clues Answers
‘The man, the ___, the legend’ MYTH
(Gulp!) YIKES
Aspire to, with ‘for’ AIM
At the acme of ATOP
Better than fair GOOD
Blood or milk fluid SERUM
Boston Marathon month APRIL
Celebrity chef Jacques PEPIN
Central idea GIST
Claude who painted haystacks MONET
Clean with elbow grease SCOUR
Colonial bug ANT
Comics bark ARF
Cornrow or pigtail PLAIT
D-Day division HHOUR
Double-reed instrument OBOE
Drain or desiccate DEWATER
EGOT winner Brooks MEL
Fastener that’s driven SCREW
Frat guy BRO
Game on a world map RISK
Gentle touches DABS
Give for a while LEND
Glam rocker’s neckwear BOA
Go ‘poof’ VANISH
Google Play downloads APPS
Greek colony of Asia Minor IONIA
Gun, as an engine REV
Hieroglyphics snakes ASPS
Ice-T or Ice Cube RAPPER
In need of liniment SORE
In vogue CHIC
Internet nuisance LAG
Joke around with KID
Keys in or jots down WRITES
Lacking vegetation BARREN
Lake named for a tribe ERIE
Lead-in to ‘plunk’ or ‘plop’ KER
Like a printer’s apron, often INKY
Clues Answers
Lion’s sense of community? CIVICPRIDE
Lost deliberately THREW
Mario ___ (Nintendo series) KART
May-December romance feature AGEGAP
Neck of the woods AREA
Ogre who loved Fiona SHREK
One behind a catcher UMPIRE
Orbiting ice ball COMET
Oyster’s spa amenity? TANNINGBED
Pancake topping option HOTSYRUP
Pick up on GET
Place for spices RACK
Platinum anniversary year count SEVENTY
Poetic pugilist ALI
Pony’s A-team? FIRSTSTRING
Prefix for the footprint-conscious ECO
Pulpit figure PASTOR
Q&A assembly FORUM
Really excited AGOG
Reduce to confetti SHRED
Ren ___ (role-playing festival) FAIRE
Rosebush-infesting bug APHID
Round-ending sound BELL
Saskatchewan’s capital REGINA
Seder holiday PASSOVER
Shoelaces alternative VELCRO
Singer Sumac YMA
Term paper theme TOPIC
The Colonel’s chain KFC
The old man DAD
The whole shooting match ALL
Total doofus TWIT
Vegan’s no-no DAIRY
Voracious marine mammal ORCA
Waze display MAP
Went like mad FLEW
White-plumed wader EGRET
Wolf’s power source? BATTERYPACK
___ counter (radiation detector) GEIGER