USA Today Crossword Answers - February 5, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - February 5, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Couldn't have said it better myself"

AMEN

"Every dog has ___ day"

ITS

"That was close!"

WHEW

"___ Lobo" (John Wayne film)

RIO

1,500-page reference book, e.g

TOME

516 sheets

REAM

A little bit

IOTA

A person

ONE

Al Capone's facial feature

SCAR

Another time

ANEW

Arctic drudge

ELF

Arm bones

ULNAE

Beatle bride

YOKOONO

Become troublesome

ACTUP

Bind, as a chicken for roasting

TRUSS

Bird bill

NEB

Bookworm, stereotypically

NERD

Breakout at high school

ACNE

Brute

RUFFIAN

Campus bosses

DEANS

Circulars, basically

ADS

Columbo, famously (Abbr.)

TEC

Continent-spanning landmass

EURASIA

Correct by punishment

CHASTEN

Cried weakly

MEWLED

Davenport's setting

IOWA

Dessert pastry

TORTE

Device for footwear care

SHOETREE

Diamond Head's locale

OAHU

Difficult pills to swallow

BOLUSES

Earthenware cooking vessel

OLLA

Exciting gridiron play

KICKRETURN

Feeling contrite

RUING

Fitness center

SPA

Football scores

TOUCHDOWNS

Golden calf, infamously

IDOL

Great noise

DIN

Having life

EXISTENT

Hot spot

SAUNA

Hurled word

EPITHET

Impressive hotel lobbies

ATRIA

Indian stringed instrument

SITAR

Installs, as a lawn

SODS

Is a bad winner

GLOATS

Just one of those things

THAT

Kidney-related

RENAL

Large handbag

TOTE

Like completed contracts

INKED

Like most food items

DATED

Low-lying area

VALE

Major winter events

SUPERBOWLS

Merry-go-round sound

WHEE

Mineo in movies

SAL

Multi-nation defense grp

NATO

Mythical mountain "man"

YETI

Not fleshy

RAWBONED

Of the breastbone

STERNAL

Pretoria dollar

RAND

Removed, as antlers

DEHORNED

Repeated sound

ECHO

Rush drummer Neil

PEART

Sharp blow

SLAP

Shevat follower

ADAR

Short snooze

NAP

Son of Abe

TAD

Still life subject, sometimes

EWER

Superdeluxe

POSH

They're perfectly straight?

HETEROS

Thing that follows 11-Down

POINTAFTER

U.S. Army ranks

PVTS

Which person?

WHO

Wild disorder

RIOT

Wild dog of India

DHOLE

Winter blankets?

SNOWS

Yoked animals

OXEN

___ gin fizz

SLOE