L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - January 28, 2015

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - January 28, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Can you give me a __?"

HINT

"Cutthroat Kitchen" competitor

CHEF

"Get it?"

SEE

"Here are the facts," briefly

FYI

"Reading Rainbow" host Burton

LEVAR

"That knocked the wind out of me!"

OOF

"The Cask of Amontillado" writer

EDGARALLANPOE

"__ been thinking ..."

IVE

Acme's opposite

NADIR

Aliens, briefly

ETS

All hands on deck

CREW

Asparagus, mostly

STEMS

Aussie runner

EMU

Baby food, usually

PUREE

Bad mood

SNIT

Barnard grad

ALUMNA

Bass' red triangle, e.g

LOGO

Bern's river

AARE

Bert's buddy

ERNIE

Central church area

NAVE

Classic sneakers

KEDS

Clothes

ATTIRE

Critical comment

UNKINDWORD

Dark suit

SPADES

Dove rival

IVORY

Earth, to Hans

ERDE

Easter bloom

LILY

ENE or WSW

DIR

Fabergé creation

EGG

Fleeting fashion

FAD

Fraternal meeting place

ELKSLODGE

Freeway, e.g

ROAD

Fruity drinks

ORANGEADES

Functions

USES

Garden outcast

EVE

Gawk at

OGLE

Golfer Palmer, to fans

ARNIE

Help for Holmes

CLUE

Initially

ATFIRST

Kitchen add-on?

ETTE

Like 27-Across' work

EERIE

Liqueur in a fizz

SLOEGIN

List component

ITEM

Low parking garage floor

LEVELA

Mattress supports

SLATS

Matured

AGED

More fitting

APTER

Most clubs in a pro's bag

IRONS

Much of the time

OFTEN

NASA thumbs-up

AOK

Nemesis

BANE

Noodle bar order

UDON

Pacific Northwest capital

SALEM

Periphery ... and, literally, the periphery of 17-, 27- and 41-Across

OUTEREDGE

Principle

TENET

Prosperous, after "in"

CLOVER

Reason for hand-wringing

WOE

Reduced in number

FEWER

Salt additive

IODINE

Sassy tyke

BRAT

Schedule openings

SLOTS

Scott Turow memoir

ONEL

Sense & Spray air freshener maker

GLADE

Set straight

ALIGN

Sloppy farm digs

PIGPENS

Sorbonne one

UNE

Superstorm response org

FEMA

Tanning booth light, for short

UVLAMP

Took the bus

RODE

Track tipsters

TOUTS

Train cos

RRS

Vulcan mind __: Spock's skill

MELD

Where to read candidate endorsements

EDITORIALPAGE

Windows to the soul, so they say

EYES

Yankee nickname since 2004

AROD

Yemenis' neighbors

SAUDIS