USA Today Crossword Answers - December 3, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - December 3, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Ahem" alternative

PSST

"Allegro ___" (very fast)

ASSAI

"Sounds good to me"

YES

"The Sweetheart of Sigma ___"

CHI

"What's the ___?"

USE

"What's ___ for me?"

INIT

"___ this nice?"

ISNT

12th graders (Abbr.)

SRS

A Gospel writer

LUKE

Aquatic mammal

OTTER

Awoke (with "to")

CAME

Big blowout

BASH

Birds with webbed feet

AUKS

Block house?

IGLOO

Blues singer Washington

DINAH

Boor

LOUT

Brings home

EARNS

Brio

ELAN

Burning softly

AGLOW

Catch a glimpse of

ESPY

Cay

ISLET

Cemetery sights

URNS

Chit

IOU

Chuck of the NFL

NOLL

Classroom visual aids

SLIDEPROJECTORS

Coatrack parts

PEGS

Creme de la creme

ALIST

Cutty ___

SARK

Dad's soft drink?

POP

Delay

LAG

Eye layer

UVEA

F-16 thruster

FANJET

Fills

SATES

Fine thread

LISLE

Fits with sails

RIGS

Five-star

AONE

Fleur-de-___

LIS

Food thickener

AGAR

Foretell

AUGUR

Frau's partner

HERR

Genetic change

MUTATION

Godparent, sometimes

AUNT

Hayes or Hunt

HELEN

Hip ending?

STER

Hipbones

ILIA

Houston university

RICE

Kama ___

SUTRA

Karate blow

CHOP

Lalique of glass

RENE

Little hoppers, briefly

ROOS

Math functions are performed on these

OPERANDS

Mean mood

SNIT

Miss Hawkins of Dogpatch

SADIE

Move effortlessly

GLIDE

Newsstand

KIOSK

Not just "a"

THE

Noun-forming suffix

ION

Ordinal number suffix

ETH

Physics units

RADS

Prior to, in poems

ERE

Reed section member

OBOE

Request

ASKFOR

Rich supply

LODE

Russian assembly

DUMA

Safe, onboard a ship

ALEE

Split like goats' hooves

CLOVEN

Squirrel's home

TREE

Tear dryer

HANKIE

Test choice

TRUE

The "A" of ABM

ANTI

Tip-top

ACME

Took risks

SKATEDONTHINICE

Troubles

DISTURBS

Vase-shaped jug

EWER

Waiting periods

INTERIMS

Wasn't remembered

SLIPPEDONESMIND

World-weary

BLASE

Yorkshire river

OUSE