USA Today Crossword Answers - December 17, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - December 17, 2014

Clue

Answer

"A Fistful of Dollars" director Sergio

LEONE

"___, amigos!"

ADIOS

$20 bill dispenser, briefly

ATM

A young child may read it

PICTUREBOOK

African peninsula

SINAI

Aggravates

IRKS

An end to alcohol?

ISM

Analogy words

ARETO

At the head of the class

SMART

Back of a boat

STERN

Bad air conditions

SMOGS

Beastly

CRUEL

Canyon

GORGE

Cause for a Band-Aid

CUT

City of Ohio or Spain

TOLEDO

Collect and study plants

BOTANIZE

Collect, as bucks

RAKEIN

Common dip

SALSA

Crinkled fabric

CREPE

Crosswise, in a ship

ABEAM

Dogcatcher's quarry

CUR

Dracula, at times

BAT

Effective relievers

STOPPERS

Endangerment

PERIL

Envelope sealer

GLUE

Existential dread

ANGST

Extended family

KIN

Follow procedure

GOBYTHEBOOK

Future lobsters

ROE

Guinness Book suffix

EST

Guy's hayride date

GAL

High-protein bean (var.)

SOYA

Holmes or Poirot

SLEUTH

Leaflike layers

FOLIA

Library staples

BOOKSHELVES

Lifeboat must

OAR

Light blue shade

AZURE

Longfellow's "The Bell of ___"

ATRI

Lose some support

SAG

Made of a certain wood, as a bucket

OAKEN

Management level

TIER

Marriage mates

SPOUSES

Moo ___ gai pan

GOO

Mortise fit

TENON

Mountain out of a molehill

ADO

Nag, or eat like a bird

PECKAT

One of 100 in D.C

SEN

One who serves and receives

HOSTESS

Open to view

OVERT

Orangelike fruit

GENIPAP

Page savers

BOOKMARKERS

Passing remarks?

OBIT

Pen points

NIBS

Personal, invisible emanations

AURAE

Pizza or Chinese, often

TAKEOUT

Place to seek sanctuary

HAVEN

Popular cigars

CORONAS

Refinable rock

ORE

Regional animal life

BIOTA

Regions

AREAS

Relieve, as thirst

SLAKE

Results of chafing

SORES

Ridges on ranges

ARETES

Score for an ace

ONE

Shell competitor

HESS

Soft leather

SUEDE

There are five in this puzzle

BOOKS

They're not perfectly round

OVOIDS

Those elected

INS

USNA grad's rank

ENS

USSR today

CIS

Waste allowances

TRETS

Watch chain

FOB

With one leg on each side of

ASTRIDE

Word with "ad" or "women's"

LIB

Your and my

OUR

___ capita

PER

___ out a win

EKE