Here are the clue answers:
Reading down the diagonal from top left to bottom right will reveal the puzzle solution.
Congratulations to UBragg, Dusty Baker, Jason, Josh S, Keven C, Quad, Rbnlaw, and J Steve. And a big thank you to Mr C for, quite frankly, a pretty incredible crossword puzzle. I don't know how one goes about making something like that. But then again, thanks to Mr C, I didn't need to know how.
Updated rankings to post soon. Next Puzzle Monday, Sept 13, 7am. See you there!