USA Today Crossword

Updated: 2 March 2018

Crossword answers for The USA Today crossword, Friday, 2 March 2018.

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Across

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Softest of minerals
TALC
5
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Daily dosages, casually
MEDS
9
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Big name in kitchen wrap
ALCOA
14
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Nastase of tennis
ILIE
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Gem on a string
PEARL
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Teller's drawer
TILL
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Curtain call group
CAST
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Trims, as expenses
PARES
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Blended drink at some gyms
HEALTHSHAKE
23
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Sludgy stuff
GOO
24
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Curtain call cry
ENCORE
25
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Retro "Cool!"
NEATO
27
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Kept under wraps
SATON
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Cracker in dessert recipes
GRAHAM
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Lob trajectory
ARC
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Protectors of flower buds
SEPALS
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Uncertain amount
SOME
39
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Bed on a boat
BERTH
41
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Letters on a rap sheet
AKA
42
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Wiesel who wrote "Night"
ELIE
44
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Hammer requiring two hands
SLEDGE
46
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High-tech ID substance
DNA
47
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Gazpacho ingredient
TOMATO
49
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Fall off, as confidence
ERODE
53
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"This isn't making sense"
IMLOST
57
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Spot for a missal
PEW
59
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Give a valedictory, say
ORATE
64
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Self-storage rental
UNIT
65
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Constellation part
STAR
66
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Yahtzee need
DICE
68
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69
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Cold-weather forecast word
TEENS
70
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Idyllic spot
EDEN
71
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Garden center buy
TREE

Down

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Share for the church
TITHE
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Superman, e.g.
ALIEN
3
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Pastel purple
LILAC
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Parts of string quartets
CELLOS
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Sugar cane knife
MACHETE
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Chef's creation
DISH
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Pitchfork toter
SATAN
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Come to light
APPEAR
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Place to graze
LEA
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Place for freight
CARGOHOLD
12
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"One more thing . . ."
ALSO
21
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Compactor input
TRASH
22
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Tapped containers
KEGS
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Silica gem
OPAL
29
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In one's birthday suit
NAKED
31
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Response from the flock
AMEN
32
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City east of Phoenix
MESA
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Stand watch for, say
ABET
34
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Surge in lawlessness
CRIMEWAVE
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Load, as into an 11-Down
LADE
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Sign of remorse
TEAR
42
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Fizzy part of a gin fizz
SODA
45
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Sparkle, like an icicle
GLISTEN
48
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Beach or bath needs
TOWELS
50
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Good to go
ALLSET
52
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Word before space or limits
OUTER
55
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Brief, like many tweets
TERSE
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Cruise stopover
PORT
58
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Keystone State city
ERIE
60
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Pilaf base
RICE
63
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Beach bum's shade
TAN

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