USA Today Crossword Answers - October 8, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - October 8, 2014

Clue

Answer

Ad ___ committee

HOC

Anger

WRATH

Archaeologist's site

RUIN

Being dependable, in a way

KEEPINGONESWORD

Big fuss

TODO

Bond's drink

MARTINI

British weight

TONNE

Celeste of Hollywood

HOLM

Certain ship deck

POOP

Cheerful and delighted

GLAD

Cold War news service

TASS

Common beverage

SODA

Cook on a grill

BROIL

Curbed (with "in")

REINED

Dangerous dosage units

RADS

Deliver positive news

GIVETHEGOODWORD

Diamond great Hodges

GIL

Early Chinese dynasty name

WEI

Early instrument with strings

LYRE

End-of-the-year event

SALE

Give a bit in the middle

SAG

Gum, for some?

RHYME

Hardly the assertive type

DOORMAT

Harvard man's rival

ELI

Hit with an open hand

SLAP

How some things are contested

HOTLY

Hubbub

ADO

Is inclined

SLOPES

Landed property

ACRES

Like some milk

WHOLE

Lincoln Center seat

LOGE

Living pay?

WAGE

Man's formal need

TIE

Mental conception

IDEA

Messy pen

STY

Missile home

SILO

Mrs. Shakespeare

ANNE

Music for the masses?

HYMN

Music showcases

SOLI

Needle point?

ENE

Neil and Carly

SIMONS

Not at any place

NOWHERE

Nurse's assistant

AIDE

Off-campus local

TOWNIE

Olive, vegetable and corn

OILS

Opponent

ADVERSARY

Pantyhose woe

SNAG

Poe-esque

EERIE

Predatory whale

ORCA

Question of identity

WHO

Quotes the raven?

CAWS

Racehorses, informally

PONIES

Romantic gift

ROSES

Seed cover

ARIL

Seers say they see them

OMENS

Shrink's exercise

WORDASSOCIATION

Shutter shaker

WINDSTORM

Sleep interrupter

ALARM

Snowy slope apparatus

TBAR

Stock collection?

HERD

Summer capital of British India

SIMLA

Surround-sound device

STEREO

Tangible

REAL

They can really put on a show

STAGERS

Three-handed card game

SKAT

Tuscan town

SIENA

Vending machine fodder

ONES

Visual leader?

AUDIO

Weaver and Monroe

EARLS

When Brutus became brutal

IDES

Whet

HONE

Winery buy

CASE

Words with "Thanks"

ALOT

Work like a dog

TOIL

___ chi ch'uan (martial art)

TAI

___ of Japan

SEA