L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - January 24, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Almost ready!"

ONESEC

"Frère Jacques," e.g

CANON

"Roger that"

IREADYOU

"Walkabout" director Nicolas

ROEG

"__ Down In Darkness": Styron novel

LIE

Adopted

RANWITH

Aquatic plant that reduces erosion

BAYGRASS

Call before a head-to-head contest

ENGARDE

Cathedral feature

CRUCIFIX

City on the Rhone

ARLES

Covers

COATS

Daughter of Oceanus

TELESTO

Dismiss, in a way

WAVEAT

Drive in the bedroom?

LIBIDO

Fashion first name

COCO

Filing aid

DIVIDER

Forest coat

MOSS

Forms a new state

SECEDES

Fruit sometimes fried

PLANTAIN

Fuel __: reactor component

ROD

Full of vitality

GOGO

Gave

CAVEDIN

Gets absorbed

SINKSIN

Greeting words

NICETOMEETYOU

Hardly keeps cool

SEESRED

Heartfelt class?

AEROBICS

Installments

EPISODES

Lighter

LAMP

Lightweight boxer?

PUP

Like expressions?

SIMILES

Like some fancy stationery

EMBOSSED

Like some pasta

HOMEMADE

Lincoln Center locale

WESTSIDE

Little projectiles

BBS

Local theater, informally

NABE

Many boomers: Abbr

SRS

Meg, to Jo

SIB

Monopoly acquisition

DEED

More rare, in a way

BLOODIER

More than not sure about

ONTO

Not square

HIP

Nutritionist's unit

CALORIE

One of an elite eatery trio

MICHELINSTAR

Plastic surgeon's concern

SCAR

Prefix meaning "sacred"

HIERO

Purposes

ENDS

Quails

COWERS

Rabbit predators

STOATS

Reacted to a sock

REELED

Redcap's workplace: Abbr

STN

Reduced to ashes

BURNEDUP

Rock __

SALT

Run using water, as a plant

HYDROELECTRIC

Scotch serving

DRAM

Spots for private shoppers?: Abbr

PXS

Subject of a 1996 holiday craze

TICKLEMEELMO

Sword's superior?

PEN

They have plots

NOVELS

Traditional beverage

EGGNOG

Unsettled items

IOUS

Venerable

ESTEEMED

Words with throw or have

AFIT

__ Redman, Gary Sinise's role in Stephen King's "The Stand"

STU

__ se

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