USA Today Crossword Answers - December 29, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - December 29, 2014

Clue

Answer

"All ___!" (conductor's cry)

ABOARD

"Beau Geste" author

WREN

"Can ___ with you?"

IGO

"Casablanca" star, informally

BOGIE

"Dilbert" creator Adams

SCOTT

"Enigma Variations" composer Sir Edward

ELGAR

"Knit one, ___ two"

PURL

"L'___ del Cairo" (Mozart opera)

OCA

"Throw in the ___"

TOWEL

"War and Peace" author

TOLSTOY

"___ of a Salesman"

DEATH

Ad follower

HOC

Always, poetically

EER

American pioneer Daniel

BOONE

Ancient times, poetically

ELD

Appeared at county fairs, carnivals and such

BARNSTORMED

Assembly of clergy

SYNOD

Barnyard female

SOW

Be rich (in)

ABOUND

Beefy bovine

STEER

Black-and-white diving bird

MURRE

Bunches of bison

HERDS

Carves artistically

SCULPTS

Cast member

ACTOR

Certain Greek

CRETAN

College exam

ORAL

Competitor of 1-Down

CBS

Defeat badly

DRUB

Degrades

DEBASES

Dogs' tails do it

WAG

Duke U.'s conference

ACC

Foundation

CORNERSTONE

Gold or silver, e.g

METAL

Guided trip

TOUR

Highly scattered

SPARSE

Implied, but not expressed

TACIT

It's acquired on the beach

TAN

It's for the soul, in books

CHICKENSOUP

Keyboard showpiece

TOCCATA

Knuckleball catcher

MITT

Leap, as a leopard

POUNCE

Library gadgets

DATERS

Like a debtor's ink

RED

Locomotive parts

COWCATCHERS

Looping hit to the outfield

BLOOP

Low bill

ONE

Major TV network

ABC

Male turkey

TOM

More than just want

NEED

Mountain carnivores

PUMAS

Ms. enclosure

SAE

Nelson Cruz hit 40 in 2014 (Abbr.)

HRS

New at the beginning?

NEO

On a high

ELATED

Peace accords

PACTS

Poker payment

ANTE

Pops like a balloon

BURSTS

Possess

OWN

Predetermines

DESTINES

Sarcastic gibe

TAUNT

Site of the Taj Mahal

AGRA

Soldier's sword

SABER

Some coaches (Abbr.)

ASSTS

Super server, in tennis

ACER

Things on many farms

ANIMALS

Think alike

AGREE

To the ___ degree

NTH

Turkish honorific

AGHA

Twitter activities

TWEETS

Type of fence

PICKET

Type of triangle

ACUTE

Wasn't gentle with

PAWED

Welsh canine

CORGI

Western Hemisphere

AMERICAS

___ off (angry)

TEED

___-mo (replay technique)

SLO