USA Today Crossword Answers - January 7, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - January 7, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Cabaret" director Bob

FOSSE

"Oh ___ can!"

YESI

2009 James Cameron blockbuster

AVATAR

Accelerator item

ATOM

Accountant's figures, sometimes

SUBTOTALS

Aggravates

IRKS

Analyze, as metals

ASSAY

Appears

SEEMSTOBE

Arid

SERE

Asian nation

LAOS

Barre-room bends

PLIES

Be indebted to

OWE

Bit of pond scum

ALGA

Blackens, as a flue

SOOTS

Bone in the middle ear

INCUS

Bootlegger's product

HOOCH

Boredom

ENNUI

Bring under control

TAME

Bygone Russian leader

TSAR

Certain island feasts

LUAUS

Circumnavigate from above

ORBIT

Computer expert

TECHIE

Cramps, e.g

SPASMS

Creme cookie

OREO

Critters with pouches

MARSUPIALMICE

Culinary artiste

CHEF

Daily Planet photographer

OLSEN

DeMille films

EPICS

Den dwellers

LIONS

Desktop products

PCS

Do a blacksmith's job

SHOE

Emulate Buffy

SLAY

English 101 word

ARE

Establish as fact

PROVE

Field of expertise

AREA

First letter of the Hebrew alphabet

ALEPH

Flooded

AWASH

Forenoon times

AMS

From Tibet, e.g

ASIAN

Gain ___ (get ahead in a race)

ALAP

Game based on world conquest

RISK

God with a bow

EROS

Graph starter?

PHONO

Head set

EYES

It has soft fur and large ears

CHINCHILLARAT

It may be part of a test

LABORATORYMOUSE

Ivory competitor

CAMAY

Jalopy site

CARLOT

James Bond, for one

SPY

Joint for 45-Across

KNEE

Lennon's wife

ONO

Less cooked

RARER

Love, Italian-style

AMORE

Man in a van

MOVER

Many superheroes wear them

CAPES

Nostalgic, in a way

RETRO

One third of a WWII movie title

TORA

Pasty-faced

ASHY

Positive thinking proponent

PEALE

Post email

SEND

Proportion

RATIO

React to a tearjerker

SOB

Restaurant clientele

EATERS

Sammy who slugged for Chicago

SOSA

Small, to a lawyer

PETIT

Some batteries

AAAS

Something to wait in

LINE

Sound of awe

OOH

Spelling and quilting

BEES

Stirred from sleep

AWAKED

Surreptitious sound

PSST

Texas shrine

ALAMO

Unappetizing puddinglike serving

GLOP

Verbal feistiness

SASS

Whine and whimper

PULE

Worked on a loom

WOVE