USA Today - Oct 11 2021

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Clues Answers
'What difference ___ it make?' DOES
Abaya accompaniment HIJAB
Activist Parks ROSA
Adorable CUTE
Air problem SMOG
Asexual, for short ACE
Aunts, in Spanish TIAS
Bit of sports data STAT
Body part that someone might 'lend' EAR
Casings for peas PODS
Chimichurri herb PARSLEY
Chimichurri herb OREGANO
Clarification about an unrecognizable self-portrait ITSME
Clean Air Act org EPA
Daisy Ridley's 'Star Wars' role REY
Device that preceded the DVD player VCR
Did 'homakase,' for example ATEIN
Discussions of opposing views DEBATES
Do something in response REACT
End of the school year, often LATEMAY
Festival celebrating the defeat of Mahishasura DURGAPUJA
First Greek letter ALPHA
Founder of Hoorae Media ISSARAE
General ___ strike LABOR
George Takei's 'Star Trek' role SULU
Gift shop shirts TEES
Groups of actors CASTS
Has the same opinion AGREES
Hot chocolate holder MUG
In the know AWARE
Instrument struck with a hammer GONG
Jigsaw starting points EDGES
Leave out OMIT
Leaves GOES
List-ending abbreviation ETC
Livestreaming delay LAG
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Main point GIST
Maquoketa Caves state IOWA
Marching insects ANTS
Miiriya is one APP
Mold into a new form RESHAPE
Mythical Himalayan creatures YETIS
Neither here ___ there NOR
Nickname for New York City THEBIGAPPLE
Number opposite IX on a clock III
Oozy substance SLIME
Part of a microwave that counts down TIMER
Person who gives guidance ADVISOR
Places for overnight stays INNS
Pout part LIP
Present-tense 'twas TIS
Recorded in a TV studio TAPED
Regular USUAL
Residue from a campfire ASH
Rock legend Turner TINA
Selfie, for example PICTURE
Session with the media, informally PRESSER
Shade of blue AZURE
Sheryl Lee Ralph's character on 'Moesha' DEE
Socially off-limits TABOO
Soup lover's sound SLURP
Strategizing MAKINGAPLAN
Take to court SUE
Tournament diagram BRACKET
Unburden RELIEVE
Utilize USE
Very many UMPTEEN
Word after 'comfort' or 'Twilight' ZONE
Word before 'circle' or 'child' INNER
Yoga accessories MATS
___ de los Muertos DIA
___ for the course PAR
___ Lanka SRI
___ or nothing ALL