USA Today Crossword Answers - October 16, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 16, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Mac" alternative

BUB

"Prometheus" composer

ORFF

"The Barber of Seville," e.g

OPERA

"The Witches of Eastwick" novelist John

UPDIKE

"While" prefix

ERST

"___ Was a Rollin' Stone"

PAPA

100 lbs

CWT

1973 Stones ballad

ANGIE

A four-star meal it's not

SLOP

A Jackson 5 member

TITO

Amscray

FLEE

Animal with hoofs

DEER

Animated schoolteacher Krabappel

EDNA

Badgerlike mammal

RATEL

Battery type

NICAD

Become narrower

TAPER

Big bloom

PEONY

Burnt Crayola color

SIENNA

CCR's "___ Stop the Rain"

WHOLL

Child's taboo

NONO

City liberated in September 1944

LILLE

Clickable image

ICON

Collared shirt

POLO

Cook's covering

APRON

Cuba libre ingredient

COLA

Deliberately hurt

SPITE

Delivery result

BIRTH

Doing something dangerous

PLAYINGWITHFIRE

Dreamworks feature creature

OGRE

Dust movers

RAGS

Fabric dyeing technique

BATIK

Give the eye to

OGLE

Give the nod (to)

ACCEDE

Group of eight musicians

OCTET

In a tired, drowsy manner

SLEEPILY

In flames

AFIRE

Incorrect

WRONG

Kind of board

COOP

Kind of citizenship

DUAL

Kind of ray or release

BETA

Leathercraft tools

AWLS

Like some stone walls

IVIED

Long-winged shore sight

ERNE

Lot or kind

ILK

Mayberry cell dweller

OTIS

Motown genre

SOUL

Music scale member

SOL

Nonverbal approval

NOD

Not just fast-paced

FRENETIC

Off-campus nonstudent

TOWNIE

One of six for a hexagon

SIDE

One place for an athletic pull

GROIN

One who accepts a bet

TAKER

Parade postponer

RAIN

Passion or zeal

FIREINONESBELLY

Poker pot piece

CHIP

Potemkin mutiny setting

ODESSA

Prevents littering?

SPAYS

Proceed laboriously

TOIL

Projector unit

REEL

Reason for a casino's edge

ODDS

Roman writer, Elder or Younger

PLINY

Rugged mountain crest

ARETE

Slant

BIAS

Some batteries provide nine

VOLTS

Stable groom (var.)

OSTLER

Stamp-making org

USPS

Takeout site

DELI

Talk wildly

RANT

They're lifesavers

FIREDEPARTMENTS

Turn down, as lights

DIM

Understand

GET

Vases

URNS

Waits at the light

IDLES

Word after "plow" or "bump"

INTO

Yacht moorage

BASIN