USA Today Crossword Answers - September 30, 2014

USA Today Crossword Answers - September 30, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Answer, please" (Abbr.)

RSVP

"Fifteen Miles on the ___ Canal"

ERIE

"For Whom the Bell ___"

TOLLS

"Merchant of Venice" heroine

PORTIA

"Oompah" instrument

TUBA

"Rubber Capital of the World"

AKRON

1981 Beatty film

REDS

58-Across is one

TIRE

Advantage for strikers

UNITY

After-dinner wine

PORT

Again from square one

ANEW

Agenda for the future

PLANS

Alexandra's husband

TSAR

Be shaky on one's feet

TOTTER

Beat

OUTDO

Boldness in battle

VALOR

Bottom of a shoe

SOLE

Breath fresheners

MINTS

Brook

RILL

Cameo shape

OVAL

Caress

PET

Carry a balance

OWE

Comic-book gunfire sounds

RATATATS

Controversial weapon

UZI

Convent residents

NUNS

Copier necessity

TONER

De-squeak

OIL

Desert caravan stops

OASES

Devoid of moisture

SERE

Earned, as money

MADE

Eleanor's follower as first lady

BESS

Fawlty and Rathbone

BASILS

Fireplace remnant

EMBER

Grass appendage

AWN

Grimm beginning?

ONCE

Guarantee (with "for")

VOUCH

Gunshot at a track meet

START

Hooch

BOOZE

Imperturbable one

STOIC

Intricacy

ELABORATEDETAIL

It's softer than quartz

OPAL

Itty-___

BITTY

La ___ (Italian opera house)

SCALA

Laundry emanation

ODOR

Lennon's wife

ONO

Like a storied piper

PIED

Like Professor Moriarty

EVIL

Lunch-box cookie

OREO

Mantra chanter

LAMA

Mayberry teacher Helen

CRUMP

More in need of a workout regiment

FLABBIER

Morocco's capital

RABAT

Most congenial

NICEST

Navigation aids

CHARTS

Opera highlight

ARIA

Peru's capital

LIMA

Pie a la ___

MODE

Poker dealer's requirement

ANTE

Role in a play

PART

Run without rushing

TROT

Sink as low as one can

TOUCHROCKBOTTOM

Some turkeys

TOMS

Spa feature

SAUNA

Started the fire over

RELIT

Suffix with "sect"

ARIAN

Target the bar code

SCAN

They show you where you've been

REARVIEWMIRRORS

Thing in a trunk

SPARE

Trampled

TROD

Underground edibles

TUBERS

Verdi opera

AIDA

Vietnam's capital

HANOI

Wait patiently

ABIDE

When doubled, a Pacific island

BORA

Word with "help" or "serve"

SELF

Writer Fleming

IAN