USA Today Crossword Answers - October 23, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 23, 2014

Clue

Answer

"How cute!" interjections

AWS

"This ___ recording"

ISA

"Thumbs up, way up"

RAVE

768 tsps

GAL

A little bit of work

ERG

Abnormal plant swelling

EDEMA

Acerb

HARSH

Act, in Acts?

DOEST

African title of respect

BWANA

Back-of-the-book listings

ENDNOTES

Be a rude houseguest

IMPOSE

Beer with a top-fermenting yeast

ALE

Big name in chicken

PERDUE

Boxing legend

ALI

Cold Russian region

SIBERIA

Correspond, grammatically

AGREE

Dark-haired fellow

BRUNET

Deal between ball clubs

TRADE

Devoured

EATEN

Disdainful looks

SNEERS

Disguise, as one's feelings

DISSIMULATE

Displays part of one's hand, in cards

MELDS

Do some research

DIG

Dolphin hazard

NET

Expelled, as a kidney stone

EGESTED

Fabric woven from goat hair

ABA

Fictional uncle

REMUS

Filthy rodent

RAT

Flattered most sincerely

APED

Flightless Australian bird

EMU

Flower part

STEM

Friend

PAL

Hourglass fill

SAND

Illustrated directions

MAP

Inexperienced with

NEWAT

Injected fluids

SERA

Kitchen implement

PEELER

Lacking distinct form

NEBULOUS

Las Vegas block

DIE

Like the Christmas card business

SEASONAL

Lofty peak

ALP

Make rhapsodic

ELATE

Male deer

STAGS

Mayberry's drinker

OTIS

More ironic, as humor

WRIER

Mull over

CONTEMPLATE

Nickel in a pocket?

ORE

One hanging by your side

ARM

One of the Muses

ERATO

One who was held up?

LATEARRIVAL

One-twentieth of a franc, once

SOU

Postwar agreements

PACTS

Pre-LCD screen

CRT

Prepared for print

EDITED

Preparing for a swing

TEEING

Resist authority

REBEL

Semicircular basin in a mountain

CWM

Slow-to-mature sort

LATEBLOOMER

Some are airtight

ALIBIS

Some factory workers

WELDERS

Stretch on the throne

REIGN

Support beam

GIRDER

Swimming distance

LAP

That woman

HER

Took the bait?

ATE

Turkish title

AGA

Type of whiskey or bread

RYE

Undergrad degs

BAS

Unlawful rate of interest

USURY

Vampire attacks

BITES

War of words

ARGUMENT

Western state capital

HELENA

Wetland plant

SEDGE

What slanderers sling

MUD

When a procrastinator does things

LATERON

Zero, in soccer

NIL

___ in Tango

TAS

___-tzu (Chinese philosopher)

LAO