USA Today Crossword Answers - January 9, 2015

USA Today Crossword Answers - January 9, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Shogun" sash

OBI

"___ go bragh!"

ERIN

Absolute values of complex numbers

MODULI

Activity for Tolkien?

HOBBITFORMING

Aesop creation

FABLE

Angelic corona

HALO

Apportion (with "out")

METE

Archery weapon

ARROW

Army glitch

SNAFU

Bench warmer?

BOTTOM

Best of its kind

IDEAL

Between, in poetry

TWIXT

Big wind instrument

ORGAN

Body of good conduct

ETHIC

Brainstorm result

IDEA

Coop member

HEN

Crow's-nest sighting

LANDFALL

Day care candidate

TOT

Dirt clump or chump

CLOD

Division into factions

SCHISM

Emotionally charged

TENSE

Enlightened one, in Buddhism

ARHAT

Equine comment

NEIGH

Equipped with a wind indicator

VANED

Erase

DELETE

Even though

ALBEIT

Fed closing?

ERAL

Fed. procurement agency

GSA

Fermented drink

BREW

Flourish for a font

SERIF

Gillespie's genre

BOP

Groove-making needles

STYLI

Heading for a chore list

TODO

Kitchen whistler

TEAPOT

Leaves in the kitchen

CILANTRO

Lo mein morsel

NOODLE

Long-billed wader

IBIS

Make, after expenses

NET

Monet's "Water Lilies," e.g

ART

Monologues, e.g

SOLI

Movie theater

CINEMA

Musical mixture

OLIO

Name on many jeans' labels

LEVI

Not in the country

ABROAD

Not-shabby link

TOO

Opposed, to L'il Abner

AGIN

Out of breath

WINDED

Pelvis pieces

ILIA

Poem of tribute

ODE

Possessed, to King James

HADST

Prefix meaning "tenth"

DECI

Really silly

INANE

Sculpture medium

ICE

Shaded retreat

ARBOR

Show plainly

EVINCE

Some stops along the fairy highway?

TROLLBOOTHS

Sopping up messes, in a way

SPONGING

Source of some blowups

TNT

Spasm

TIC

Spend, as time

DEVOTE

Spreadsheet part (Abbr.)

COL

Steel needle for engraving

DRYPOINT

Straight, at the bar

NEAT

Take a deep breath

INHALE

Talk indiscreetly

BLAB

Test by lifting

HEFT

They score fairy tales?

PIXIELANDBAND

Tra-___

LALA

Type of bean or horse

PINTO

Was in front of the pack

LED

Went into a base hard

SLID

Win back

REGAIN

Word between two surnames

NEE

___ at (attacks)

HAS

___ farewell (said goodbye)

BADE

___-do-well

NEER