USA Today Crossword Answers - January 8, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - January 8, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Classroom" for Zeno

STOA

"Cogito, ___ sum" (Descartes)

ERGO

"Firma" beginning

TERRA

"Here ___ nothing!"

GOES

"How unfortunate!"

ALAS

"Knock it off!"

CEASE

"Li'l ol' me?"

MOI

"Major" constellation

URSA

"This ___ on me!"

ONES

"___ Poets Society"

DEAD

A plant disease

EDEMA

Abrasive particles

GRIT

Accomplice of sorts

AIDE

Attempt

TRY

Ball-___ hammer

PEEN

Become mature

AGE

Blackberry or mince

PIE

British count

EARL

Bullish times

UPS

Carbo-loader's fare

PASTA

Cashboxes

TILLS

Checked out bodies

OGLED

Chimps and gorillas

APES

Coiffed like Leo the Lion

MANED

Cooped up at Old MacDonald's

STIED

Covered with soot

ASHY

Cup part

BRIM

Dispatched a dragon

SLEW

Disturb

RILE

Do it on the dotted line

SIGN

Eagle over the sea

ERNE

Endow with spiritual awareness

ENSOUL

Fill to the brim

SATE

Flu fighters

SERA

Go inside

ENTER

Gossiper's topic

ITEM

Great lake

ERIE

Hand parts

PALMS

Harden (to)

ENURE

Have a throbbing pain

ACHE

Hose down

IRRIGATE

Hotfoot it

HIE

Its capital was Sardis

LYDIA

Japanese immigrant to the U.S

ISSEI

Judgment time

DOOMSDAY

Lay one down, in baseball

BUNT

Lots of lucre

RICHES

Mai ___ (cocktail)

TAI

Nostalgic time

YORE

Not as nasty

NICER

Not well

ILL

Novelist Hermann

HESSE

One with foresight

SEERESS

Overly eager

AGOG

Pesters

BUGS

Place for needles

ETUI

Poker variety

STUD

Psychedelic drug, for short

LSD

Sap-sucking insect genus

APHIS

Service station?

PEW

Size of type

AGATE

Small, secluded valley

GLEN

Smile

PUTONAHAPPYFACE

Some choir voices

ALTOS

Study of the atmosphere

AEROLOGY

Suspension

ABEYANCE

Swamp gas, mostly

METHANE

Tackles adversity with dignity

GRINSANDBEARSIT

They played oldies

HIFIS

Thinking organ

BRAIN

Titanic disaster cause

BERG

Unbending

RIGID

Wins after all

HASTHELASTLAUGH

Without equal

TOPS

Wrapped garment

TOGA

___ fide

BONA