December 18 2017 - USA Today Crossword Answers

December 18 2017 - USA Today Crossword Answers

CluesAnswers
"Do it, or ___!"ELSE
"No seats" initialsSRO
"The queen of American folk music"ODETTA
"They misunderestimated me" speakerBUSH
"Twenty One" was oneQUIZSHOW
"Vice Principals" channelHBO
"___ there, done that"BEEN
Aesopian equineASS
Alternative meaning for the starts of 17- and 55-Across and 11-DownINSOLENCE
Authoritative orderEDICT
Bedtime story openerONCE
Birds in magic actsDOVES
Burlesque show wrapsBOAS
Cause of a cold sweatFEAR
Chipmunk's facial featureCHEEKPOUCH
College of Cardinals selectionsPOPES
Cone-bearing treePINE
Convent headABBESS
Daring skirt styleMINI
Deceptive practiceSHAM
Dire destinyDOOM
Early anestheticETHER
Einstein, famouslyTHEORIST
Election-influencing orgPAC
Far from klutzyADEPT
Free from anxietyATREST
Greek letter resembling a bisected "0"THETA
Groom oneself elaboratelyPRIMP
Hands in one's noticeQUITS
Hazard for skatersTHINICE
Headgear for a court jesterFOOLSCAP
Healing ointmentSALVE
Hockey or mob enforcerGOON
Insincere talkLIPSERVICE
It's no short storySAGA
Klutzy sortOAF
Knock sillyDAZE
Land of colleens, poeticallyERIN
Languish in prison, slangilyROT
LeRoy Neiman's realmART
Let up, as a stormABATE
Licks or sprinkles, sayWETS
Like a Mobius stripENDLESS
Like Admiral Byrd's expeditionsPOLAR
Lindbergh, "the __ Eagle"LONE
Mocha coffee ingredientCOCOA
Mountaineers' goalsAPEXES
Moviedom's Dr. Zaius, e.gAPE
Notary's imprintSEAL
Partner of Siskel and RoeperEBERT
Peas, to prankstersAMMO
Pepper dispenserSHAKER
Risk getting bleepedCURSE
Rolled to a runwayTAXIED
Scouring pad brandSOS
Send seductive signalsFLIRT
Shakespeare's "Sadly . . ."ALAS
Sheriff Andy's fishing partnerOPIE
Showed shockGAPED
Skein formationVEE
Spice in tandoori cuisineCURRY
Stew serverLADLE
Strength of willGRIT
Succulent houseplantALOE
Sunflower yieldSEED
Synagogue readingTORAH
Teddy materialLACE
The T. rex in "Jurassic Park," e.gCLONE
Tori at the pianoAMOS
Twangy instrumentMOUTHHARP
Visitor from beyond EarthALIEN
Wall Street woeCRASH
What stoics seldom displayEMOTIONS
What was buried in "Treasure Island"BOOTY
Winner's boastIRULE
Workplace watchdog orgOSHA
Yardarm's placeMAST
___ one's time (wait)BIDE