USA Today Crossword Answers - October 9, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 9, 2014

Clue

Answer

"That's revolting!"

UGH

Acronymic truism for computers

GIGO

Actress Gilbert

MELISSA

Affix a brand to

SEAR

All bets are off after this

RAID

Apple orchard pest

APHID

At the acme of

ATOP

Be behind, in a way

OWE

Beastly character

OGRE

Begin's land

ISRAEL

Boggy material

PEAT

Boorish bloke

CHURL

Boot a baseball

ERR

Casually catch flies

SHAG

Checkpoint requests

IDS

Cleo's slayer

ASP

Coastal predator

ERNE

Collaborating (with "up")

TEAMING

Commandment preposition

UNTO

Cry on a hound hunt

HALLOO

Cyclist's challenge

HILL

Disburden

RID

Drain indicator

EDDY

Evans or Earnhardt

DALE

Faux diamonds

PASTE

FedEx competitor

USPS

Fermented beverages

MEADS

Fit together harmoniously

MESH

Flat provider

LEASER

Flulike symptom

AGUE

Food thickening agent

AGAR

Garnet and jasper, for two

GEMS

Grazing areas

LEAS

Hard to pin down

DODGY

He wrote of a giant peach

DAHL

High holy man?

LAMA

Homophone for "sight"

SITE

Hotel room amenities

IRONS

Judge Judy's garb

ROBE

Just slightly

ABIT

Kubrick's "2001" mainframe

HAL

Lake the Detroit River flows into

ERIE

Land area measurement

ACREAGE

Largest city of the Bahamas

NASSAU

Like a skunk's defense

ACRID

Like mellower wines

AGED

Like worms or snakes

APODAL

Lower in quality

DEGRADE

Magnani or Pavlova

ANNA

Makes a home

DWELLS

Male sib

BRO

Nanki-___ ("The Mikado" character)

POO

Nein and nyet

NOES

One being quizzed

TESTEE

One who gives you a lift

ELATER

Paleozoic and Mesozoic, for two

ERAS

Perform an encore

SINGANOTHERSONG

Perform on a nostalgic tour

BELTOUTHITS

Pesky little bug

GNAT

Poet Elinor

WYLIE

Pool treatment target

ALGAE

Pronominal contraction

HED

Put a baby to sleep, in a way

HUMALULLABY

Repeated machine gun sound

TAT

Restroom sign

INUSE

Right-angled bend

ELL

San Simeon castle builder

HEARST

Simple toast

CHEERS

So-so center?

AND

Storage space

BIN

Supercollider collider

ATOM

Temple prayer

RABBI

Tofu source

SOYA

Vanishing table item

ASHTRAY

Wedding contingent

INLAWS

Wilder of "Young Frankenstein"

GENE

Without a break

NOEND

Yank in the Yucatan

GRINGO