January 27 2018 - USA Today Crossword Answers

January 27 2018 - USA Today Crossword Answers

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"Battle Cry" author

URIS

"Essays of ___" (Lamb work)

ELIA

"I agree completely"

SOTRUE

"___ declare!"

IDO

APR part

RATE

Arboretum specimen

TREE

Arid, like much of Africa

SAHARAN

Aussie bounders

ROOS

Basketball's Thurmond or Archibald

NATE

Be 34-Down

ACHE

Blow the socks off

AMAZE

Caught on, with "up"

WISED

Cause an unearned run, perhaps

ERR

Cheerful ditty

LILT

Circus safeguard

NET

Classic Volkswagen

BEETLE

Cookie with a Cookies & Creme variety

OREO

Created a crisis for oneself

GOTINTOHOTWATER

Cub Scout groups

DENS

Deliver a keynote

ORATE

Down-on-one's-luck sort

LOSER

Dull as dishwater

BLAH

Fan club favorite

IDOL

Feel out of sorts

AIL

First-down yardage measurer

CHAIN

From square one

ANEW

Gin-and-tonic garnish

LIME

Google search results

HITS

Great Plains tribe

OSAGE

Gun named for its inventor

UZI

Hardware and software pros

TECHS

Hold back, as emotions

INHIBIT

Honeycomb division

CELL

Hornets' home

NEST

In need of a rubdown

SORE

Invited disaster

SKATEDONTHINICE

Jared of "Suicide Squad"

LETO

Jump bail, say

FLEE

King whose tomb was discovered in 1922, for short

TUT

Like children's cereals

SWEET

Likely to catch on quickly

APT

Little piggy's cry, when tripled

WEE

Long-tongued comics canine

ODIE

Lower, as a hem

ALTER

Miss America accessory

SASH

Muscular Japanese dogs

AKITAS

Nest egg option

ROTHIRA

Nimble-fingered

DEFT

No longer ill

CURED

Nutty as a fruitcake

WACKO

O. Henry's "The Gift of the ___"

MAGI

One served by 66-Across

USER

Partner of red beans

RICE

Perform in a skit

ACT

Place for a piercing

LOBE

Place for an electronic bracelet

ANKLE

President before Jack

IKE

Put through a sieve

SIFT

Qatar or Kuwait

EMIRATE

Railway structure

TRESTLE

Rain cats and dogs

TEEM

Ran like the dickens

TORE

Realtors' listings

HOMES

Release one's pent-up emotions

LETOFFSOMESTEAM

Response to "Are you hurt?"

IMOK

Retort to "Ain't!"

ISTOO

Rightmost bowling pin

TEN

Running on ___ (very low on gas)

FUMES

Send to the salt mines

EXILE

Show starring Mr. T, with "the"

ATEAM

Six-shooter name

COLT

Swellheads' problems

EGOS

Telegram punctuation

STOP

Tool for Paul Bunyan

AXE

Unit of time or latitude

MINUTE

Von Bismarck of Prussia

OTTO

Working away

ATIT

___ of matter (something indirectly referenced in 17-, 38- and 62-Across)

STATE