L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 22, 2014

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 22, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Fiddle-faddle!"

PSHAW

"Ghostbusters" goo

SLIME

"Hell's Kitchen" contestant

CHEF

"Not for me"

NAH

"Scram, cat!"

SCAT

"Then what happened?"

AND

"Too rich for my blood"

IMOUT

Address for a Southern belle

MAAM

Arrive by corporate jet

FLYIN

Atlanta-based news channel

CNN

Balance sheet item

ASSET

Belly

GUT

Blessing

BOON

Bounty alternative

VIVA

Bowling over

AWING

Caesar's "vidi"

ISAW

California wine county

NAPA

Cartoon frame

CEL

Chip-in at a doc's office

COPAY

Close-up lens

MACRO

Competition setting

ARENA

Cunning

SLY

Dispense, with "out"

METE

Dust Bowl refugee

OKIE

DVD predecessor

VCR

E pluribus __

UNUM

Ecstatic review

RAVE

Eight, en espaƱol

OCHO

Entertaining story

YARN

Extra-play qtrs

OTS

Fleur-de-__

LIS

Game often involving a cart

GOLF

Himalayan, e.g

ASIAN

Knife hyped on infomercials

GINSU

Like across and down: Abbr

OPP

Like __ of bricks

ATON

Lion, and a hint to critters that begin 17-, 24-, 40- and 50-Across

KINGOFTHEBEASTS

Magazine copy

ISSUE

Major leagues, in baseball slang

BIGS

Mature filly

MARE

Measuring stick

RULER

Murmur lovingly

COO

Not whispered

ALOUD

Off-the-wall

NUTTY

Org. with .edu addresses

SCH

Parts of circles

ARCS

Pharmaceutical product

DRUG

Pierre's "Done!"

FINI

Place for animal vaccinations

PETCLINIC

Pond critters

NEWTS

Preschool basics

ABCS

President in a stovepipe hat, familiarly

ABE

Publisher with an Antarctic bird logo

PENGUINCLASSICS

Reverent poem

ODE

River of Hades

STYX

Sandstorm residue

GRIT

Shade similar to coral

SALMONPINK

Sigh of delight

AAH

Sitarist Shankar

RAVI

Spay or neuter

DESEX

Stream bottom

BED

Sunblock letters

SPF

Supernova named for its apparent resemblance to a crustacean

CRABNEBULA

Support gp. for troops

USO

Suspect's need

ALIBI

Tattooist's surface

SKIN

Techie training site

PCLAB

The "N" in TNT

NITRO

Time for last-minute Christmas wrapping

EVE

Trendsetting socialite

ITGIRL

Vietnam War chopper

COBRAHELICOPTER

Wal-Mart warehouse club

SAMS

Walk leisurely

AMBLE

Was in debt

OWED

What singers sing in when they don't harmonize

UNISON

Where to hear high C's

OPERA

Words said with impatience

ANYDAYNOW

__ mater

ALMA