USA Today Crossword Answers - August 29, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - August 29, 2015

Clue Answer
"Ashes to Ashes" author Hoag TAMI
"To Kill a Mockingbird" author LEE
A Nixon PATRICIA
Added punch to the punch LACED
Afflicted, as with guilt STRICKEN
Alpine songs YODELS
And others too numerous to mention ETCETC
Assents verbally, in a way SAYSOK
Assignment TASK
Baseball postseason letters ALCS
Blue-book filler, perhaps ESSAY
Boston skater BRUIN
Bunion site TOE
China's Lao-___ TSE
Creepy household area ATTIC
Darned BLANKETYBLANK
Deadly African snake MAMBA
Dress for Indira SARI
Emily Dickinson's hometown AMHERST
Enter a contest VIE
FBI employee AGT
Felony charge ASSAULT
Fifth day of Kwanzaa NIA
Financial rpt. heading YTD
Flue dirt SOOT
Friday and Preston (Abbr.) SGTS
Frozen spike ICICLE
Galley implement OAR
Gives the go-ahead for OKS
Grassy hills KNOLLS
Grocery store section BAKERY
Grotesque imitation TRAVESTY
Hoops pos CTR
Important one MUCKETYMUCK
Jocund GAY
Lays down the lawn SODS
Letters on a Cardinal's cap STL
Lhasa beast YAK
Life imitator ART
Lovable Muppet ELMO
Marx Brothers trait LUNACY
Meat quality LEAN
Modem word BAUD
Mouth, slangily YAP
My ___, Vietnam LAI
Need liniment ACHE
Newsman Charles KURALT
Nursery denizens TYKES
One of five in "Othello" ACT
Org. with many inspectors IRS
Parasite's egg NIT
Participate in a gabfest YACKETYYACK
Quite tipsy PIEEYED
Rhododendron variety ROSEBAY
Riverside plant REED
Santa's craftsmen ELVES
Shakespearean character ANTONIO
Short way RTE
Simpsons' neighbor Flanders NED
Singsong syllables TRALALA
Slow-spinning records LPS
Soviet gymnast Korbut OLGA
Spacious indoor mall GALLERIA
Stable tidbit OAT
Studied carefully, as a "joint" CASED
Supercomputer pioneer CRAY
Toy train sound CLICKETYCLICK
Type of grammatical case LOCATIVE
Type of thought SOBERING
U.K. honor MBE
Uneaten morsel ORT
Word with muy or tres BIEN
WR's scores TDS
___ Claire, Wisconsin EAU
___ in apple AAS
___-Ball (arcade game) SKEE