USA Today Crossword Answers - December 30, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - December 30, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Buona ___" (Italian greeting)

SERA

"The Catcher in the ___"

RYE

"We try harder" company

AVIS

A lot of lot

ACRE

Adjective for 51-Across

EELY

Algebra or trig

MATH

Allotting

DOLING

Alphabet intro

ABC

Any of Yalta's Big Three

STATESMAN

Arm bone

ULNA

Awestruck

RAPT

B in biology, e.g

GRADE

Beanery sign

EATS

Become cured

HEAL

Blue book filler

TESTEE

Business salutation

SIRS

Came to rest

ALIT

Canned meat brand

SPAM

Cannon sound

BOOM

Caterpillar bristles

SETAE

Charged particle

ION

Comfort

SOLACE

Comparatively arid

DRIER

Congers

EELS

Covered with water

AWASH

Docking spot

PIER

Ducky color

TEAL

Dumb bunny

NINNY

European language

ERSE

Fairy godmother's prop

WAND

Far from flustered

CALM

Fencing needs

EPEES

Fish's last bite

WORM

Food thickener

AGAR

Full of chutzpah

BRASH

General's command

ARMY

Great reviews

RAVES

Has a hunch

SENSES

Hawaiian tuber

TARO

Kind of boom

SONIC

Locale

SITE

Long-billed sandpiper

SNIPE

Mideast's Gulf of ___

ADEN

Military pilot's concern

BOGEY

Native New Zealander

MAORI

New York's ___ Fisher Hall

AVERY

North Pole resident

MRSSANTACLAUS

Notability

FAME

One dir. a compass may point

ENE

One of a Valentine's Day dozen

ROSE

Open, as a bottle

UNCAP

Pan, e.g

GOD

Park in Colorado

ESTES

Pass, as time

ELAPSE

Perfume

CENSE

Pitt-Jolie film

MRANDMRSSMITH

Platters

DISCS

Point of greatest despair

NADIR

Range

GAMUT

Rapid discharge of firearms

FUSILLADE

Resembling a ram

OVINE

Ring bearer, often

EAR

Santa ___, Calif

ROSA

Scarecrow stuffing

STRAW

Shipping box

CRATE

Shout of joy

YES

State of mind

MOOD

Street fleet

CABS

Tablet brand

ACER

Thumb-twiddler

IDLER

Transmit

SEND

Trimmed of fat

LEAN

Victoria's Secret item

BRA

Villains in "The Lion King"

HYENAS

White House address?

MISTERPRESIDENT

___ Bator, Mongolia

ULAN