L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - February 22, 2015

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - February 22, 2015

Clue Answer
"A Bug's Life" colony ANTS
"A Series of Unfortunate Events" villain Squalor ESME
"Catch-22" pal of Yossarian ORR
"Fear of Fifty" author Jong ERICA
"I've seen this before" feeling DEJAVU
"Is it okay, mom?" CANI
"Mad Money" network CNBC
"My country __ ... " TIS
"Plum Island" author Nelson DEMILLE
"So-o adorable!" AWW
"You Gotta Be" singer Des'__ REE
*"No lie!" THATSTHEABSOLUTETRUTH
*1976 Doobie Brothers hit TAKINITTOTHESTREETS
*Congressional authorization of its creation was partly contingent on its forbidding polygamy UTAHSTATECONSTITUTION
*Gossip TITTLETATTLE
*Jolson classic TOOTTOOTTOOTSIE
*Knocking sound, in Joyce's "Ulysses" (longest palindromic word in the OED) TATTARRATTAT
1930s Rhine/Zener experiment ESPTEST
1944 invasion city STLO
1991 Pinatubo event ERUPTION
2011 FedEx Cup winner Bill HAAS
Alabaman, e.g SOUTHERNER
Alice's cat DINAH
Apple sites ORCHARDS
Art of verse POESY
As a companion ALONG
Asian mushroom SHIITAKE
Asimov classic IROBOT
Bikini specs CCUPS
Blood-typing letters ABO
Blowup cause TNT
Bone: Pref OSTE
Boot camp NCOs SGTS
Bug-B-Gon maker ORTHO
Butler created by Mitchell RHETT
Bygone depilatory NEET
City near Provo LEHI
Climber's implement ICEAX
Common batteries AAS
Contained HOUSED
Coquette TEASE
Corner key CTRL
Criminals are often behind them PRISONBARS
De-pressurized? EASED
DFW postings ETAS
Diagnostic tool MRISCANNER
Dictionary cousin of arch OBS
Dix follower ONZE
Docket item CASE
Doesn't blow off ATTENDS
Durham sch UNH
Educational org PTA
Egg-shaped OVOIDAL
Experiment subjects GUINEAPIGS
Falcons quarterback Ryan MATT
Fan mag ZINE
Fleur in heraldry LYS
French game in which the king is the highest card ECARTE
From one tone to the next, in music STEPWISE
Get cash for SELL
Gift-wrapping aid TAPE
Goal pair POSTS
Good guess in Battleship HIT
Great Society program MEDICARE
Han River capital SEOUL
Henri's here ICI
Immaculate PURE
Inventor on Serbia's 100-dinar note NIKOLATESLA
IRS hiree CPA
Italian article UNA
Jack Reacher creator Child LEE
Judge DEEM
Kid JOKEAROUND
Kids' TV quartet TELETUBBIES
L.D.S. school BYU
Little work for a gardener? BONSAI
Long range ANDES
Many AARP members: Abbr SRS
Marvel GEM
Metroliner successor ACELA
Mild, chili-wise ONEALARM
Mischief-maker IMP
Money changers?: Abbr EDS
Morphological component, in linguistics NOUNSTEM
Newsman Roger ONEIL
Nintendo controllers WIIMOTES
One making many calls UMPIRE
Opening day starter ACE
Ophidiophobe's fear, perhaps ASP
Out of vertical TILTED
Pacific finger food POI
Parrot MIMIC
Possession indicator OUR
Prov. bordering four Great Lakes ONT
Purposeless OTIOSE
Ran through a reader SWIPED
Rate word PER
Red team SOX
Retiree of 2003, briefly SST
Roam WANDER
Royal pain? PEA
Sched. opening TBA
See 74-Across PEEVE
Shabbily dressed INRAGS
Ship staff MAST
Show mastery of SHINEAT
Shrek creator William STEIG
Sirloin alternative TBONE
Site of the house that inspired "American Gothic" IOWA
Six-yr. pols SENS
Skipped town, maybe MOVED
Source of Norse mythology EDDA
St. Francis' home ASSISI
Tailed orbiter COMET
Tenn. athletes VOLS
Terminus ENDPOINT
The Aragón feeds it EBRO
The Battle of Austerlitz precipitated its end: Abbr HRE
They're under heads TORSI
Trailer, say TOW
U.K. component ISL
Vacuum VOID
Vouchsafes BESTOWS
Walked TROD
Ward with Emmys SELA
When vacations often don't start? SOONENOUGH
Winning combo OOO
With 123-Across, personal annoyance PET
World Golf Hall of Famer Aoki ISAO
Writer __ de Balzac HONORE
WWII weapons STENGUNS
Yemen became its 160th mem. in June, 2014 WTO
Zenophile? STOIC
__ culpa MEA
__ Lie, first U.N. secretary-general TRYGVE
__ service CIVIL