USA Today Crossword Answers - November 30, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - November 30, 2014

Clue

Answer

"American ___"

IDOL

"Amscray!"

SHOO

"Chances ___"

ARE

"Saturday Night Live" specialties

SENDUPS

"The very ___!"

IDEA

"What ___ can I say?"

ELSE

"___ you think it was?"

WHOD

Act of reparation

PENANCE

Allows to

LETS

Alumna bio word

NEE

American flag, affectionately

OLDGLORY

Annoy

PEEVE

Asian capital

HANOI

Be behind

OWE

Blueprint

MAP

Body treatment facility

SPA

Boozehound

TOPER

Bring on

HIRE

Campus military org

ROTC

Chocolate source

CACAO

Civil rights org

NAACP

Conflicted

TORN

Date tree

PALM

Depilatory brand

NAIR

Dresden's river

ELBE

Drink garnish

OLIVE

Duel weapons

PISTOLS

Dull, as writing

UNINSPIRED

Early pulpit

AMBO

Everyday

COMMONPLACE

Exodus commemoration

SEDER

Farm females

EWES

Feel regret

RUE

First name of late-night TV

DAVE

Flower holders

STEMS

Fly-fishing, among others

SPORT

Freckle

SUNSPOT

Gaelic name for Ireland

EIRE

Gehrig or Groza

LOU

Gym set?

REPS

Habitual

ACCUSTOMED

Handlebar attachments

GRIPS

Hindu god of destruction (var.)

SIVA

Interpreter of Judaic law

HILLEL

Intervals

GAPS

Jannings of "Quo Vadis"

EMIL

Jazz dates

GIGS

JFK overseer

FAA

LaBeouf of Hollywood

SHIA

Last part of a paint job

TOPCOAT

Lei locale

HONOLULU

Lug (var.)

SHLEP

Mine passage

SHAFT

Minus

SANS

Miracle on Ice loser of '80

USSR

More rational

SANER

Muslim chief

IMAM

Olympic sled

LUGE

Open spaces in a forest

GLADES

Open, as a bottle

UNCAP

Pack (down)

TAMP

Part woman, part bird of myth

HARPY

Pomade portion

GLOB

Prehistoric

OLD

Proven

ESTABLISHED

Radio operators

HAMS

Ratchet engager

PAWL

Rocky heights

TORS

Searched for prey, lion-style

PROWLED

Shape by whittling

SCULP

Some Greek consonants

NUS

Tear out, as a seam

UNRIP

Thousand ___, Calif

OAKS

Underhanded

LOW

United Nations agency (Abbr.)

ILO

Warty amphibian

TOAD

What an actor handles

PROP

___-Davis (pharmaceuticals)

PARKE