L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 1, 2014

Clue

Answer

"A mouse!"

EEK

"Sleepless in Seattle" director Nora

EPHRON

"So I was wrong!"

SUEME

"The Odd Couple" slob

OSCAR

"__ we forget"

LEST

*"This space available," in a Pennysaver box

PLACEYOURADHERE

*A football referee may throw one

PENALTYFLAG

*Mark of a hothead

QUICKTEMPER

*Relaxed

FREEANDEASY

Accord automaker

HONDA

Actor Stephen

REA

Admission in a confessional

SIN

Alleged Iraqi arsenal, for short

WMDS

Ancient scrolls

PAPYRI

Andrea __: sunken ocean liner

DORIA

Arctic hazard

BERG

ASAP cousin

PDQ

Baby talk syllables

GOOS

Back-to-school mo

SEP

Baseball's "Iron Horse" Gehrig

LOU

Baseball's "Iron Man" Ripken

CAL

Basketball Hall of Famer Thomas

ISIAH

Being hauled to the garage

INTOW

Blasting material

TNT

Blurt out

SAY

Brain scan, for short

EEG

Broadband letters

DSL

Brunch order

OMELET

Cavs, on scoreboards

CLE

Chews the fat

YAKS

Condescending one

SNOB

Crunched muscles

ABS

Deodorant spot

ARMPIT

Distort

SKEW

Dog who reveals the Wizard

TOTO

Family

KIN

FC Barcelona soccer star Lionel

MESSI

Fight mementos

SCARS

Figure skating jump

AXEL

Filing tools

RASPS

Five-cent coin

NICKEL

Foot-operated mechanism on a motorcycle, and what the first word in each answer to a starred clue can be

KICKSTARTER

Formally banish

EXILE

Game trap

SNARE

Greenhouse growth

PLANT

Himalayan country

NEPAL

Hotelier Helmsley

LEONA

Japanese beer brand

ASAHI

Kia sedan

OPTIMA

Lady's title

MADAM

Leafy recess

ARBOR

Like unprocessed data

RAW

Lipton shelfmate

TETLEY

Menu item

DISH

Nearby

CLOSE

Netherlands airline

KLM

North African port city

ALGIERS

NYC airport named for a mayor

LGA

One of two matching beds

TWIN

Online letter

EMAIL

Peddles

SELLS

Pitcher's stat

ERA

Procedure: Abbr

SYS

Put on notice

WARN

Regret one's 32-Acrosses

REPENT

Remain fresh

KEEP

Sea divided by shrinkage

ARAL

Slurpee alternative

ICEE

Stamp sellers, briefly

POS

Suspicious

LEERY

Take wing

FLY

Takes over, like termites

INFESTS

Those, to Pedro

ESOS

Tokyo, long ago

EDO

Total

SUM

Tycoon Onassis

ARI

Unavailable

TAKEN

Vancouver NHL team

CANUCKS