USA Today Crossword Answers - January 6, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - January 6, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Annie Get Your Gun" star

MERMAN

"Arrivederci ___"

ROMA

"Christ the Redeemer" locale

RIO

"Don't expunge that!"

STET

"Odd Couple" star

RANDALL

"___ la la!"

OOH

1970 WWII film, when tripled

TORA

A college at Oxford

ORIEL

A key employee?

TYPIST

A science

BOTANY

Academic cap

MORTARBOARD

Administrative branch

ARM

All the rage

TRENDY

Alpine transport

TBAR

Badgerlike mammal

RATEL

Baked dessert

CAKE

Bakery attraction

AROMA

Batter's position

STANCE

Book genre

ROMANCE

Butter used in Indian cookery

GHEE

Celestial sphere

ORB

Challenge

DARE

Cherub

ANGEL

Chili dipper

LADLE

Compass line

ARC

Continental currency

EURO

Conversation starter

LISTEN

Countdown start, often

TEN

Detective's quest

CLUE

Devastate

RUIN

Electric bill listing

USAGE

Esophagus

GULLET

Floor scrubber

MOP

Former Giant Mel

OTT

Gotten up

ARISEN

Honked

BLARED

Honshu city

OSAKA

Hot under the collar

RILED

In ___ (together)

TANDEM

Industrious insect

ANT

Instant

TRICE

Legendary hockey player Bobby

ORR

Like a bassoon's sound

REEDY

Lit up

AFIRE

Low point

NADIR

Matinee favorite

IDOL

Move to the music

DANCE

Musical selection

NUMBER

Narrow waterway

STRAIT

No longer fresh

STALE

Offensive odor

FETOR

One interested in interest

SAVER

Ostrich cousin

EMU

Reasons for doing things

MOTIVATIONS

Recumbent, in a way

PRONE

Related (to)

AKIN

Relating to a recently developed style

MODERNISTIC

Role for Russell Crowe

NOAH

Russo of Hollywood

RENE

Server's reward

TIP

Shoving off

SAILING

Swell, as a river

RISE

Tablecloths and such

NAPERY

There's a guy named George on it

ONE

They make PCs and tablets

ACER

Turndown at a loch

NAE

Turtledove's sound

COO

Type of luxury hotel

RESORT

Wagnerian soprano

ISOLDE

What a good climber may reach

MOUNTAINTOP

Without dissension

SOLIDLY

Word with crown or base

MOLDING

Yak, yak, yak

NATTER

Yonder ship

SHE

Yours truly, facetiously

MOI

___ out a living

EKE