USA Today Crossword Answers - October 27, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 27, 2014

Clue

Answer

". . . but ___ counting?"

WHOS

"The Canterbury Tales" pilgrim

REEVE

'40s jazz style

BEBOP

757 heading, sometimes

ENE

A space between objects or points

GAPS

Adjust the piano

TUNE

Ancient Persians

MEDES

Antique-shop item

CURIO

Appeared at county fairs, e.g

BARNSTORMED

Apple or coconut cream ___

PIE

Artful deception

GUILE

Balaam's mount

ASS

Between 12 and 20 years old

TEENAGE

Birthstones, e.g

GEMS

By the clock?

TIMED

Causes yawns

BORES

Century plant, for one

AGAVE

Classic TV family

NELSONS

Clay brick

ADOBE

Cleaning cabinet compounds, perhaps

LYES

Common thing to i and j

DOT

Commuters' train

LOCAL

Computer programmer

CODER

Cousin of a bittern

EGRET

Damage slightly

MAR

Descendant or heir

SCION

Does without

FORGOES

Dumb mistake

BONER

Essential oil from flowers

ATTAR

Fallopian tube traversers

OVA

Family structure?

TREE

Fertilizer from bats

GUANO

Fill a turkey

STUFF

Fork tooth

TINE

Garden store offering

SOD

Greek theaters of yore

ODEONS

Harsh satire

LAMPOON

Hawk's weapon

TALON

Hemp or sisal, e.g

FIBER

Highland headwear

TAM

In the Land of Nod

ASLEEP

It can give a bloke a buzz

ALE

Like some beverage orders

MEDIUMSIZED

Make accustomed

INURE

Mean bull, at times

GORER

Medicine chest door, often

MIRROR

Member of the iris family

FREESIA

Money of Romania

LEU

Monotonous lifestyle

RUT

Most reserved

COYEST

Mournful poem

ELEGY

Muddy ground

MIRE

Not much

ABIT

Noted convention site

GENEVA

Olympic standout

MEDALWINNER

Owner of a stud farm

BREEDER

Part of a TV transmission

AUDIO

Persian, e.g

RUG

Piece of golf apparel

SHOE

Pirate drink

GROG

Request fervently

BEG

Shiny, as a photo

GLOSSY

Sides in some wars

GANGS

Sleep stage, initially

REM

Stump remover

TNT

Supersized coffee pot

URN

Things to crack

CODES

Tolkien creature

ORC

Unexpected blessing

BOON

Used undue force

STRONGARMED

Wee little guy

LAD

What candles sometimes reveal

AGE

When repeated, an island near Tahiti

BORA

Wood-shaping implement

ADZ

Word from Jack's giant

FIE

Writer of 12-Down

POET

___ at ease

ILL

___ Rapids, Iowa

CEDAR