USA Today Crossword

Updated: 9 January 2018

Crossword answers for The USA Today crossword, Tuesday, 9 January 2018.

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Kim's half of Korea
NORTH
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Model in a bottle
SHIP
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Dugout rack contents
BATS
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Respond to reveille
ARISE
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Big-eared leaper
HARE
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"Makes sense to me"
ISEE
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Prospector's mule, e.g.
PACKANIMAL
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Lender's security
LIEN
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Pub offering
ALE
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TD callers
REFS
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Furtive "Hey, you!"
PSST
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Needing a rubdown, say
ACHY
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Give a shellacking to
DEFEAT
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Reason to board the team bus
AWAYGAME
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Soothe, as fears
ALLAY
34
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Highlander's family
CLAN
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Enjoy King or Koontz
READ
36
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Arena level
TIER
37
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Places for peepholes
DOORS
38
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Nile Delta vipers
ASPS
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List shortener, briefly
ETAL
40
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Kentucky senator Paul
RAND
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Like a ghost town
DESOLATE
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Las Vegas wedding site
CHAPEL
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Proper's partner
PRIM
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"That's a shame"
HOWSAD
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Tango move
DIP
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Sunkist or Fanta offering
ORANGESODA
58
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Conga formation
LINE
59
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Put on alert
WARN
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"Over my dead body!"
NEVER
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Visitor to a salt lick
DEER
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Word with strip or skirt
STEAK

Down

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West Coast grape region
NAPA
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Pilaf base
RICE
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"For shame!"
TSK
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Grist for the rumor mill
HEARSAY
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Key under Caps Lock
SHIFT
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Smokehouse wares
HAMS
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The lyrical Gershwin
IRA
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Big-billed water birds
PELICANS
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Evangelist with TV "Crusades"
BILLYGRAHAM
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Home to most of Turkey
ASIA
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Many a summer job holder
TEEN
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Texting button
SEND
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Home on a limb
NEST
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Lacking enough money
SHY
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Gem-producing mollusk
PEARLOYSTER
25
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Tony or Hugo
AWARD
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No longer in
DATED
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Upper crust
ELITE
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Pests at kennels
FLEAS
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Without peer
ALONE
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Canada's national tree
MAPLE
32
Down
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Checkroom items
COATS
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Reduction of military strength
DRAWDOWN
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Uses bleach on
WHITENS
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Place to graze
LEA
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Mountain goat's perch
CRAG
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Rigatoni alternative
PENNE
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Didn't give way
HELD
48
Down
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Oenophile's love
WINE
51
Down
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Lightbulb, in comics
IDEA
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Place to picnic
PARK
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Bradbury of sci-fi
RAY
57
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Financially secure
SET

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