February 22 2018 - USA Today Crossword Answers

February 22 2018 - USA Today Crossword Answers

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"Great" kid-lit detective

NATE

"Scram, cat!"

SCAT

"Ulalume" poet

POE

"___ is more"

LESS

An "M" in MGM

METRO

Andean sun worshipper

INCA

Aquarium favorites

SEALIONS

AWOL part

LEAVE

Beltway insider, for short

POL

Boat in "Jaws"

ORCA

Bocelli highlight

ARIA

Bog yield

PEAT

Brain or ear parts

LOBES

Bring forth, as emotions

EVOKE

Bring on board

HIRE

Caramel-colored soft drink

DRPEPPER

Carried, as a pistol

TOTED

Code cracker Turing

ALAN

Costa del ___

SOL

Crane or kite

BIRD

Did a takeoff on

APED

Diver's dread, with "the"

BENDS

Doe's mate

STAG

Don't allow to lapse

RENEW

Doorbell sound, maybe

CHIME

Eucalyptus-eating "bear"

KOALA

Ferber who wrote "Show Boat"

EDNA

For the asking

FREE

For whom the REO was named

OLDS

Give the slip to

EVADE

Hauled to the garage

TOWED

Having the know-how

ABLE

Holmes of "Logan Lucky"

KATIE

Hoof-on-pavement sound

CLOP

Impresario Ziegfeld

FLO

Improve, as Scotch

AGE

KLM competitor

SAS

Late-blooming perennial

ASTER

Like an ice cap

POLAR

Lobster eaters' wear

BIBS

Made a pick

OPTED

Maker of the Klippan sofa

IKEA

McNally's mapmaking partner

RAND

Most tic-tac-toe outcomes

DRAWS

One doing the conga, say

LINEDANCER

Org. opposed to school vouchers

NEA

Pay excluding benefits, bonuses, etc

BASESALARY

Persian Gulf land

IRAN

Place to play Marco Polo

POOL

Port of Honshu

OSAKA

Precision marchers

DRILLTEAM

Prefix with natal or classic

NEO

Priests with prayer wheels

LAMAS

Propelled, as a dinghy

OARED

Prospector's lucky strike

LODE

Reason for a raise

MERIT

Scatter, as confetti

STREW

Seat at a barn dance

BALE

Sec'y, e.g

ASST

Serengeti family

PRIDE

Sets aside, as funds

EARMARKS

Show weariness

SAG

Skype appointment, say

EDATE

Soda machine inserts

ONES

Source of annoyance

PEEVE

Source of igneous rock

LAVA

Sticky situation

MESS

Store up

AMASS

Stress-free state

EASINESS

Trees, grasses, etc

PLANTLIFE

Tuned too low

FLAT

Upscale watch brand

OMEGA

Vegetarian's taboo

MEAT

Wendy's dog in "Peter Pan"

NANA

Word after Simon or survey

SAYS

___ and anon

EVER

___ Modern (London gallery)

TATE

___-country (music genre)

ALT