L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 10, 2014

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 10, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Order! Order!" mallet

GAVEL

"Sleepless in Seattle" co-star

RYAN

"Star Wars" character __ Binks

JARJAR

"Take me! Take me!" at the shelter

YIP

"The Book of __": 2010 film

ELI

A to A, e.g

OCTAVE

Ad hoc law group

POSSE

All-natural flytrap

COBWEB

Amazon crocodilian

CAIMAN

Anti-bullfighting org

PETA

Believe

BUY

Board buyer's request

TWOBYFOUR

Boring routine

RUT

Chaplin of "Game of Thrones"

OONA

Cobbler's tool

AWL

Crew neck alternative

VEE

Dorm unit

ROOM

Dummy Mortimer

SNERD

Eight-time Norris Trophy winner

BOBBYORR

Fades away

EBBS

Gallbladder fluid

BILE

Go wrong

ERR

Gravel components

STONES

Heaps

ALOT

Hog-wild

AMOK

Houston MLBer

STRO

How much cargo is transported

BYRAIL

In need of a massage

SORE

King of pop

CAROLE

Leave wide-eyed

AMAZE

Less experienced

NEWER

Less solid

SHAKIER

Less taxing

EASIER

Like many gift subscriptions

ONEYEAR

Like many teen girls, and a literal hint to this puzzle's circled squares

BOYCRAZY

Look forward to

AWAIT

Lose

MISLAY

Mascara mishap

SMEAR

Medical "Now!"

STAT

Mesmerized state

TRANCE

Nobelist Wiesel

ELIE

Numerical relationship

RATIO

One paid to play

PRO

Parts of peonies

STEMS

Party garb for Hef

PJS

Pens in

CORRALS

Pester, puppy-style

YAPAT

Pitcher Hershiser

OREL

Post-shower wear

ROBE

Postwar population phenomenon

BABYBOOM

Practical joke during a greeting

JOYBUZZER

Predicament

MESS

Putting green patch

SOD

Quasimodo's workplace

BELFRY

Response to a home team bobble

BOO

Saintly radiance

HALO

Scammer's target

SAP

School group

FACULTY

Season ticket holder

FAN

Shock __

ABSORBER

Single chin-up, say

REP

Slangy "Ditto!"

BACKATYA

Slangy prefix meaning "ultra"

UBER

Some grenades, briefly

FRAGS

Steamed cantina food

TAMALE

Street urchin

WAIF

Take the reins

STEER

Tax shelter letters

IRA

Times gone by, in times gone by

ELD

Tough kid to handle

BRAT

University founder Cornell

EZRA

Vena __: heart vessel

CAVA

Very little

ADAB

Work without __

ANET

Yokohama is on it

TOKYOBAY

__ Bits: cracker sandwiches

RITZ