USA Today Crossword Answers - December 20, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - December 20, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Goodnight" gal

IRENE

"Little Women" author

ALCOTT

"Selected Poems" Pulitzer poet Conrad

AIKEN

A definition for "arm"

FURNISHWITHGUNS

A definition for "foot"

BASEOFAMOUNTAIN

A definition for "hand"

POINTERONACLOCK

A definition for "leg"

STAGEOFAJOURNEY

Bit of evidence

CLUE

Bodybuilder's bane

FLAB

Bryn ___ College

MAWR

Chimney part

FLUE

Cornet, e.g

HORN

Crew member

COX

Danny DeVito vehicle?

TAXI

Debonair

JAUNTY

Doctor Zhivago player

SHARIF

Doesn't play

SITSOUT

Elevator passage

SHAFT

Engine attachment

HOSE

Expressed in base eight

OCTAL

Fake jewel material

PASTE

Fit one inside the other

NEST

Flying solo, e.g

ALONE

Geological time period

EON

Greek counterpart of Minerva

ATHENA

Herr's better half

FRAU

High in the sky

ALOFT

Hoedown date

GAL

Hot-rod rod

AXLE

Hula accompaniments, briefly

UKES

Immeasurable chasm

ABYSS

Is in a cast

ACTS

Is not well

AILS

It makes an embarrassing sound

RIP

It may be up your sleeve

ACE

It's in the spotlight on some Sundays

NFL

January's birthstone

GARNET

Jiffy

SNAP

Jodie in a 1999 epic

ANNA

La ___ (opera venue)

SCALA

Land in water

ISLE

Like severely inclement weather

NASTY

Matter to go to court over

TORT

Melodic tune

AIR

Mob action

RIOT

Most essential part

CORE

Mottled horses

ROANS

Nimble and quick

SPRY

No. cruncher

CPA

Noteworthy theater sign

EXIT

Optimistic

ROSY

Pacers and Ramblers, e.g

AMCS

Pair

DUO

Persuade

COAX

Places to make hay?

BARNS

Possessive adjective

HER

Queen Boleyn

ANNE

Recreational drive

SPIN

Red ___ (cinnamon candies)

HOTS

Role for Harrison

HAN

Seal for documents

SIGNET

Seeker of services

CLIENT

Shakespearean verse

SONNET

Simoleons

MOOLA

Site for a bell

DOOR

Sr.'s nest egg

IRA

Start of a whispered comment

PSST

Tearoom relative

CAFE

They carry a charge

IONS

They embarrass museums

FAKES

They're not too nimble and not too quick

OAFS

They're on course?

GOLFERS

Tidbit for 36-Across

OAT

Token of welcome

LEI

What a thing is

NOUN

Winter treat

COCOA

Words with "tone" or "poor example"

SETA

XXXVII trebled

CXI