December 16 2017 - USA Today Crossword Answers

December 16 2017 - USA Today Crossword Answers

CluesAnswers
"Be Prepared" orgBSA
"Iliad" and "Odyssey," for twoEPICS
"What'd ___" (Ray Charles hit)ISAY
Act the sirenTEMPT
After the buzzerLATE
Alley-___ (basketball play)OOP
Ann Lee, notablySHAKER
Avid fan, slangilyNUT
Bargain basement tag figureSALEPRICE
Beat senselessKNOCKCOLD
Bentley of "Pete's Dragon"WES
Boardroom VIP, brieflyEXEC
Boo-Boo's toon friendYOGI
Bricklayer's burdenHOD
Canoeist's challengeRAPIDS
Chess player's "I win!"MATE
Cinnabon stand emanationAROMA
Citi Field playerMET
Common soup legumeNAVYBEAN
Congregation's responseAMEN
Creche threesomeMAGI
Cricket complementELEVEN
Crops upARISES
Curry or cardamomSPICE
Daughter of MuhammadFATIMA
Draw out, as a responseELICIT
Easing of tensionsTHAW
Elevator alternativeSTEPS
Expert, as in fashionMAVEN
Gave the once-over toEYED
Generator of automated Dear John letters?ENDINGMACHINE
Get the ball rollingSTART
Get the drift ofSEE
Grad students' hurdlesORALS
Guitar, to a guitar godAXE
Handyman's lettersDIY
Harper of "Breaking Bad"TESS
Hippies' digsPADS
Home to workers and dronesHIVE
Hopi homePUEBLO
Husking unitEAR
In the thick ofAMID
Magazine for marketersADWEEK
Martini's partner in winemakingROSSI
Mary Quant skirt designMINI
More prevalentRIFER
Nomadic groupHORDE
Not subject to changeSET
Number on most Scrabble tilesONE
Old King Cole requestPIPE
Partner of CurrierIVES
Pay after deductionsNETWAGES
Place for a flag pinLAPEL
Port of HonshuOSAKA
Pose, in a wayASK
Pre-cable TV annoyanceSNOW
Priest in I SamuelELI
Salon workers, at timesDYERS
See 16-AcrossALE
Seemingly endless spanEON
Set components, at the gymREPS
Skin cream additiveALOE
Smokes for Dr. Zaius?APECIGARETTES
Spinach eater of cartoonsPOPEYE
Stare slack-jawedGAPE
Sticky stuffGOO
Tartan wearersSCOTS
Tend to a failed deliveryRESEND
Tinker Bell costume accessoryWAND
Top job in the NHL?ICEPRESIDENCY
Top seeds may draw themBYES
Trickle through the cracksSEEP
What a sentry keepsVIGIL
With 56-Across, hoppy brewPALE
World Cup cryOLE
Yucatan nativesMAYAS
___ vapeur (steamed)ALA
___-Ida (Tater Tots maker)ORE