December 5 2017 - USA Today Crossword Answers

December 5 2017 - USA Today Crossword Answers

CluesAnswers
"Annie's Song" singerJOHNDENVER
"Beg pardon . . ."AHEM
"Ditto for me"SOAMI
"Holy ___!"MOLY
"La ___ en Rose"VIE
"Losing My Religion" bandREM
"Oh! Heavenly Dog" title roleBENJI
"The Pit and the Pendulum" authorPOE
"Time After Time" singer LauperCYNDI
"Weekend Edition Sunday" airerNPR
"___ Boys" (Alcott novel)JOS
Accelerator bitsIONS
AMEX counterpartNYSE
Any of the cities found in 17- and 56-Across and 11- and 24-DownCAPITAL
Apartment building VIP, informallySUPE
At full speed, poeticallyAMAIN
Bagel varietySESAME
Bald tire's lackTREAD
Big name in bleachCLOROX
Bit of hair gelDAB
Bit of subterfugeRUSE
Boardwalk or mall activitiesSTROLLS
Breakfast or brunch ordersOMELETS
Carrey of "A Christmas Carol"JIM
Classic FordLTD
Common sprain siteANKLE
Deceptive move in fencingFEINT
Elephant-eating bird of mythROC
Emerson, Lake and Palmer was oneTRIO
For-instancesEXAMPLES
Formation larger than a butteMESA
Freaking outINAPANIC
Full of guileWILY
Gait slower than a canterTROT
Game show groupPANEL
Go no furtherSTOP
Golf club partGRIP
Haberdashery accessoryTIECLASP
Hallucinogen-yielding cactusPEYOTE
Inflatable safety deviceLIFEVEST
Laura who wrote "Eli's Comin'"NYRO
Leader chosen by cardinalsPOPE
Leather-punching toolsAWLS
Like burping at the dinner table, sayRUDE
Lunch holderBAG
National bird of AustraliaEMU
One on a pedestalIDOL
One World Trade Center topperSPIRE
Pompeo of "Grey's Anatomy"ELLEN
Presidential term, to historiansERA
Pundit's piece, brieflyOPED
Quaker productOATS
Rejoinder to "Ain't"ISTOO
Remove impurities fromCLEANSE
Ronny Howard TV roleOPIE
Round before a finalSEMI
Sacred beetles of EgyptSCARABS
Sauce with dim sumSOY
Singer with the 2009 No. 1 hit "Country Boy"ALANJACKSON
Slow as molassesPOKY
Son of Prince ValiantARN
Sound from a styOINK
Subscription-based broadcastingPAYTV
Sword's superior, proverbiallyPEN
The Italian Stallion of moviedomROCKY
Thumbs-down voteNAY
Toothy expressionsGRINS
Top hat accompanimentTAILS
TV portrayer of Wild Bill HickokGUYMADISON
Utensils used as percussion instrumentsSPOONS
Visibly ashamedRED
Voodoo charmMOJO
What an insignia signifiesRANK
Women's U.S. Open champ of 1979 and 1981TRACYAUSTIN
Word before lion or cowSEA
Zuckerberg and Bezos, for shortCEOS
___-bittyITTY
___-G suitANTI