USA Today Crossword Answers - February 7, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - February 7, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Aurora" painter Guido

RENI

"Fistful of Dollars" director Sergio

LEONE

"La Traviata" composer

VERDI

Accustom

INURE

Aden's land

YEMEN

Angry reaction

IRE

Anode-directed particle

ION

Banks of the diamond

ERNIE

Beginning of greed?

PEDI

Beret's center?

ERE

Big name in farm equipment

DEERE

Bigwig in Istanbul (var.)

EMEER

Calendario part

ENERO

Canine, but not a dog

EYETOOTH

Carpet characteristic

PILE

Cheese in red wax

EDAM

Co. with a Victrola logo

RCA

Consumer's protective agcy

FDA

Dairy stick

OLEO

Director Howard

RON

Dishwasher setting

RINSE

Down Under capital

CANBERRA

Edict

DECREE

Employ

USE

End of the quip

FORIMPROVEMENT

Excalibur, e.g

SWORD

Farthest back

REARMOST

Fido's bane

FLEA

Flynn of "The Sea Hawk"

ERROL

Ford model

PINTO

Gen. Robert ___

ELEE

Georgia of "Mary Tyler Moore"

ENGEL

Give, as time

DEVOTE

Goofs

ERRS

Grayish-brown sea eagle

ERNE

Landed

ALIT

Latvian capital

RIGA

Merganser

SMEW

Middle of the quip

WEHAVEISTHEROOM

Muscat's former partner

OMAN

Nobelist Wiesel

ELIE

Office missive

MEMO

OPEC concern

OIL

Opera's Gluck

ALMA

Pageant host

EMCEE

Part of IBM (Abbr.)

INTL

Patricia who co-starred in "Hud"

NEAL

Paul's singing partner

ART

Physically delicate

FRAIL

Pipe opening?

TAIL

Plaster backing

LATH

Political refugee

EMIGRE

Potent front?

OMNI

Preferred outcome

WIN

Prepare to mail

SEAL

Rumsfeld's predecessor

COHEN

Set up the tents

ENCAMPED

Singing syllables

LALA

Smallest of the litter

RUNTS

Start of a quip

THEBIGGESTROOM

The "E" in literary monogram TSE

ELIOT

Thread unit

SPOOL

Tropical fruit

MANGO

Tunnel fee

TOLL

Underhanded

SLY

Unusual partner?

CRUEL

Use Novocain

DEADEN

Wed

MARRY

Wide shoe size

EEE

Widow's inheritance

DOWER

William with the bow

TELL

Word for early morning hours

WEE

Word with coach or home

MOTOR

Words before "about"

ONOR

Words between "put" and "writing"

ITIN

Writer Waugh

ALEC