USA Today Crossword Answers - January 11, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - January 11, 2015

Clue

Answer

". . . best ___ plans"

LAID

"8," sometimes (Abbr.)

AUG

"As if that ___ enough . . ."

WERENT

"Back ___ hour" (shop sign)

INAN

"Fine by me!"

OKAY

"For Whom the Bell ___"

TOLLS

"Grand" instrument

PIANO

"So what?" indicator

SHRUG

"Theater" ending

GOER

"Yes, it bothers me"

IMIND

"___ far, far better thing . . ."

ITISA

67.5 degrees, to mariners

ENE

A Scandinavian

SWEDE

A Scottish loch

NESS

A tiny amount

IOTA

Accustoms, as to hardship

INURES

Ancestral stories and such

LORE

Ancient German letters

RUNES

Authoritative statements

DICTA

Baby's foot warmer

BOOTIE

Banana peel mishaps

SLIPS

Be sure to be heard

SCREAM

Brings back the dead?

EXHUMES

Calculus class calculations

AREAS

Calendar constituents

DAYS

Calligraphy need

INK

Cartoon chipmunk

DALE

Certain citrus

UGLI

Chalky mineral

TALC

Changes text

EMENDS

Chevre

GOATCHEESE

Cocktail place

LOUNGE

Computer parts reseller (Abbr.)

OEM

DDE's WWII command

ETO

DNA structure

HELIX

Environmental concern

EROSION

Eucharist plate

PATEN

Expert fighter pilot

ACE

Fathers' robes

ALBS

Fifth canonical hour

NONES

Gas brand

ESSO

Gel in a petri dish

AGAR

General, to a Turk

AGA

Gently break from a habit

WEAN

Golden Horde member

TATAR

He, she or we, e.g

PRONOUN

Heavy burden

ONUS

Held for ransom

KIDNAPPED

Helps a perpetrator

ABETS

History Muse

CLIO

In your mind

MENTALLY

Intelligent sea creature

DOLPHIN

Jazz band's job

GIG

Legendary Ripken

CAL

Lennon's wife

ONO

Likely to collapse

RAMSHACKLE

Machu Picchu person

INCA

Maximum (Abbr.)

ULT

Monopoly rollers

DICE

Monte Rosa, e.g

ALP

One of the Germans?

EIN

Part of an orange

PULP

Prefix with "appear" or "approve"

DIS

Prepare for a trip

PACK

Raked over the coals

LAMBASTED

Relating to some metro divisions

ZONALLY

Removes from office

OUSTS

Rhodesia, today

ZIMBABWE

Rigid piece of metal

BAR

Santa's trailer?

ANA

Sea east of Sicily

IONIAN

Some Greek letters

ETAS

Street of horror films

ELM

Take a puff

TOKE

Take for one's own use

COOPT

They're unacceptable

NONOS

Why soccer wasn't played

NOBALL

Writer Bagnold

ENID