USA Today Crossword Answer - Aug 29, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answer - Aug 29, 2014

ClueAnswer
"Die Lorelei" poet HEINE
"Not guilty" is one PLEA
"Not ___ shabby!" TOO
"That ___ close" WAS
"___ la Douce" IRMA
Abate, as rainfall LETUP
Above, to a poet OER
After, in Paris APRES
Aquarium denizen EEL
At this point HERE
Bar brawl MELEE
Be a poor loser SULK
Best poker pair ACES
Blue-tongued beast OKAPI
Breaks in diplomatic tension THAWS
Breathing anomaly APNEA
Cause of some blowups TNT
Cigar alternative PIPE
Civilian clothes MUFTI
Climax beginning? ANTI
Completely unfamiliar ALIEN
Contending VYING
Eager AGOG
Extinct kin of the kiwi MOA
Farm income producer CASHCROP
Gunpowder ingredient NITER
Handheld purse CLUTCHBAG
Having no legal force NULL
Henley events REGATTAS
Hill nymph OREAD
Hoedown honey GAL
In an unrestrained manner WILDLY
It may be heard at a hearing ALIBI
It might be spam EMAIL
It's here before tomorrow TODAY
Kind of potatoes? SMALL
Lacks the ability CANNOT
Last yr.'s senior GRAD
Like a hurricane's eye CALM
Mets, Jets or Nets TEAM
Moderate pace TROT
More than a miss LADY
Morsel BITE
My gal, of song SAL
Numbered musical composition OPUS
Old Milanese money LIRA
Oscar winner Paquin ANNA
Part of a place setting SPOON
Peninsula near Hong Kong MACAU
Pet owner's lament (Part 1) WEMAYNEEDAVET
Pet owner's lament (Part 2) CAUSEOURDOGCANT
Pet owner's lament (Part 3) HOLDITSLICKER
Place to sleep, in Britain DOSS
Pleasure boat YACHT
Pro ___ RATA
Procreate Biblical-style BEGET
Radio spot? STATION
Rat Pack first name SAMMY
Remove from a blackboard ERASE
Scheming bunch CABAL
Short profile BIO
Snowboarder's aid TBAR
Still sleeping ABED
Take to the stage ACT
Tiny messenger? RNA
Tiny puncture PINHOLE
Torah storers ARKS
Type of discrimination AGE
Unruly OUTOFHAND
Wafting scent AROMA
What makes a plan plain? ANI
Where a leaf joins a stem NODE
Words of praise by King David PSALM
Yang's flip side YIN
Yonder damsel HER
___-tzu LAO