USA Today Crossword

Updated: 9 June 2017

Crossword answers for The USA Today crossword, Friday, 9 June 2017.

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Ring, as church bells
PEAL
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Cathedral recess
APSE
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It beats nothing
PAIR
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Emcee's opening lines
INTRO
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Control house pets?
REINCATSANDDOGS
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Reeves of "The Matrix"
KEANU
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Bibliography abbr.
ETAL
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Web-footed mammal
OTTER
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Mazola product
CORNOIL
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Protein in hair straighteners
KERATIN
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___ rigueur (literally)
ALA
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Guy, slangily
FELLA
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iPod model
NANO
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Make an omnipotent emperor of?
GIVEFREEREIGNTO
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Lead-ins to holidays
EVES
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The sea, to Poseidon
REALM
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"For sure!"
YES
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Event preceding a move
TAGSALE
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Number on a foam finger
ONE
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Common coffee break hr.
TENAM
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Vigor, in music
BRIO
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Subdued, as colors
MUTED
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Frightening storm?
THERAINOFTERROR
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Word in compounds of gold
AURIC
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Meaty part of a lobster
CLAW
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Pal of Sawyer
FINN
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Tried to awaken, perhaps
SHOOK
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Concerning, on a memo
ASTO
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Just OK
SOSO

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Place for a picnic
PARK
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Blunted blade
EPEE
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Home to most of us
ASIA
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Feedbag morsel
OAT
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Scrooge McDuck, e.g.
MISER
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Baby sitter's handful
BRAT
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Bette of "For the Boys"
MIDLER
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Put the kibosh on
END
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Take the booby prize
LOSE
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Cause to shop short, maybe
CUTOFF
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Mane locale
NAPE
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Queen of whodunits
ELLERY
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Like many zoo animals
CAGED
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Martini garnish
OLIVE
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22-Across's "ungainly fowl"
RAVEN
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Goal of a recon mission
INTEL
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Rope with a slipknot
NOOSE
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Lively enthusiasm
ELAN
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"Let's do it!"
IMGAME
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Where most cab fares ride
INBACK
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Blue toons
SMURFS
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Hammer and sickle
TOOLS
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School support orgs.
PTAS
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"Nah"
UHUH
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"Quo Vadis" emperor
NERO
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Machu Picchu native
INCA
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The Dixie Chicks, for one
TRIO
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Vast stretches of time
EONS
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Early foe of 007
DRNO
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Budgetary excess
FAT
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Lowest prime number
TWO

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