USA Today Crossword Answers - October 5, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 5, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Zip-___-Doo-Dah"

ADEE

1777 battle site near Philadelphia

PAOLI

Actor-singer Lovett

LYLE

Advance

GAIN

Apply a branding iron

SEAR

Art class contraption

EASEL

Be more than angry

RAGE

Beginning for "while"

ERST

Branches of study

AREAS

Car for test-driving

DEMO

Christmas season grumps

SCROOGES

Collector's collection

ART

Come back, as a bad situation

REARITSUGLYHEAD

Contented cats' sounds

PURRS

Cul-de-___ (dead-end roads)

SACS

Cut and run

HEADFORTHEHILLS

Daisylike plant

ASTER

Do-well starter

NEER

Does a court job

TRIES

Dramatic part

ROLE

Elevated dwelling

AERIE

Famous cookie name

AMOS

Farm outbuilding

BARN

Feel the absence of

MISS

Field yield

CROP

Fragment

PIECE

Great Depression migrant

OKIE

Greek letter

PHI

Half a German resort

BADEN

Hamilton's place

TEN

Hawke or Frome

ETHAN

Immeasurable void

ABYSM

In poor health

ILL

In proximity

NEAR

Indulgence

SPREE

Interlockable toy

LEGO

Is discontinued

ENDS

Kind of jack or chase

STEEPLE

Ladies of the house

MAS

Lamented audibly

SIGHED

Like new wine

UNAGED

Like possums and squirrels

ARBOREAL

Matchstick-removing game

NIM

Metric measure

GRAM

Nadir's opposite

ACME

Not moving

STILL

O'er and o'er again

OFT

Old Tokyo

EDO

Opposite of exalt

ABASE

Part of a bird's beak

CERE

Pip's love in "Great Expectations"

ESTELLA

Postage stamp sheets

PANES

Professional vocabulary

ARGOT

Rampur royalty

RANI

Rocky rubble

SCREE

Rounded part of a hammer

PEEN

Rush order?

ASAP

Say assuredly

AVER

Sidestep, as an issue

EVADE

Skunk specialty

ODOR

Slalom track shape

ESS

Source of wine berries

ELDER

South American beast of burden

LLAMA

Spooky quality

EERINESS

Start of a Shakespearean title

ALLS

Thai cash

BAHT

That woman's

HERS

The wife of Geraint in Arthurian lore

ENID

Three-toed bird of South America

RHEA

Tien ___ Mountains

SHAN

Tough responsibility

ONUS

Type of tree

ELM

Unscrupulous lawyers

SHYSTERS

Use a sled

COAST

Visibly in disbelief

SHAKINGONESHEAD

___ Star State (Texas)

LONE