USA Today Crossword Answers - October 20, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 20, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Sesame Street" curmudgeon

OSCAR

Accessory for an ambassador

SASH

Act of reparation

PENANCE

Allergy affliction

ASTHMA

Alternative to lager

ALE

Banjo key changer

CAPO

Barely passing grades

DEES

Bay of Florida

TAMPA

Beer word in neon

LITE

Braving the waves

ASEA

British unit of length

METRE

Bulletin board items

PUSHPINS

Change the style of

REDO

Check, as the horizon

SCAN

Christian Coalition, e.g

BLOC

Commits a logical fallacy

BEGSTHEQUESTION

Conservative in Britain

TORY

Deep desires

YENS

Do a trucker's job

HAUL

Does nothing

SITSONONESHANDS

Exhaust

USEUP

Fine netting

TULLE

Follow, as consequences

ENSUE

Foreign currency

EURO

Genetic messenger

RNA

Give up claim to

CEDE

Glee club member

ALTO

Go-with-the-flow thwarter

DAM

Group standard

NORM

Gulf off Yemen

ADEN

Having more volcanic fallout

ASHIER

Having pains

ACHY

History Muse

CLIO

Hollow in the earth

CAVE

Holmes prop

PIPE

Indian state

ASSAM

Internal Revenue Service, e.g

TAXER

It may have an extra electron

ION

Japanese sneaker?

NINJA

Kicker's prop

TEE

Kids' nightspots

TUBS

Kind of pear

ANJOU

Leaves home?

TREE

Lighter fill

BUTANE

Lose a sunburn

PEEL

Magnum ___

OPUS

Masked official, for short

UMP

Means of crossing a fence

STILE

Memory capacity units, briefly

MEGS

Newspaper pg

OPED

Norwegian capital

OSLO

Octagonal-sign word

STOP

One full of odium

HATER

Paperless exam type

ORAL

Part of a leopard

SPOT

Pirate's drink

RUM

Place to buy fruit

STAND

Plumlike fruit

SLOE

Prepares, as onions

CHOPS

Quick-witted

APT

Reprieve

STAYOFEXECUTION

Rocky ridges

TORS

Serenader's sentiment

LOVE

Shooter's target

HOOP

Showed signs of aging

GRAYED

Social greenhorn

NERD

Sports enthusiast

FAN

Stand on its head

UPEND

Sticky-tongued mammal

ANTEATER

Stimulate, as curiosity

PIQUE

Tip components, often

ONES

Triplet in 35-Down

CODON

Use plastic?

SPEND

Victorian, maybe

PRUDE

Wall Street news items

MERGERS

Where our burden is?

ONUS

Word with "happy" or "eleventh"

HOUR

___ on (victimizes)

PREYS