L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - January 4, 2015

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - January 4, 2015

Clue

Answer

"Buddenbrooks" author

MANN

"Cupid" singer Sam

COOKE

"Excuse me ..."

AHEM

"Good night, sweet prince" speaker

HORATIO

"Not serious"

IKID

"Put your money away"

ONME

"Sorry, laddie"

NAE

"Taxi" dispatcher

LOUIE

'80s sitcom puppet

ALF

2014 A.L. MVP Mike Trout, for one

ANGEL

32-card game

SKAT

Advice from a pro

TIP

Asian-American actor Philip known for war movie roles

AHN

Band booster

AMP

Batting postures

STANCES

Beaut

GEM

Become ill with

GET

Belittle

DIS

Bilko's mil. rank

MSGT

Bit of sneakiness

RUSE

Board game staples

DICE

Book read during the Jewish holiday Purim

ESTHER

Budapest-born magician

HOUDINI

Capitol Hill gp

CONG

Choral part

BASS

Choral parts

ALTOS

Cohesion

UNITY

College town east of Greensboro

ELON

Conserve

HUSBAND

Cyberguffaw

LOL

D neighbors on most guitars

GSTRINGS

Dean's "Lois & Clark" co-star

TERI

Destruction

RUIN

Director Spike

LEE

Displeased

IRKED

Dispute settlers

ARBITERS

Dog follower

SLED

Doing the job

ONIT

Dr.'s specialty

ENT

Dramatic movie scene

CHASE

Duelers in a 1973 hit

BANJOS

Enlightened cries

AHAS

Enter carefully

EASEINTO

Features of Lincoln and Uncle Sam

GOATEES

Figures on a rink

EIGHTS

Finding a home for an Anaheim team?

SITINGDUCKS

First lady after Eleanor

BESS

First stage

ONSET

Flowers in pens?

INKS

French possessive

SES

Frightened

ALARMED

Furniture-weaving facility?

CANINGFACTORY

Glowing

RADIANT

Go down

DROP

Google co-founder Sergey

BRIN

Grand Canal?

POLINGPLACE

Gretchen of "Boardwalk Empire"

MOL

Grounded fleet

SSTS

Had in one's portfolio

HELD

Hairstyle curl

RINGLET

Hole starters

TEESHOTS

Hosiery thread

LISLE

How deadpan humor is delivered

DRILY

Howdies

YOS

In __ land

LALA

Indication

SIGN

It made its last commercial flight in February 2014

DCTEN

Jilted "dear" lover who hasn't given up?

HOPINGJOHN

John Lennon's middle name

ONO

Joins the debate

OPINES

Kachina doll maker

HOPI

Keep a record of

LOG

Labor dispute tactic

LOCKOUT

Lac filler

EAU

Letters seen next to a 4

GHI

Like some bird calls

SHRILL

Liszt's "Piano Sonata __ Minor"

INB

London locale

ONTARIO

Making a patio out of a garden?

TILINGTHESOIL

Making hay when the sun doesn't shine?

SNOWBALING

Manicurist's work area?

FILINGSTATION

Manuals, e.g

HOWTOS

Marine eagle

ERN

Mariners' home

SEATTLE

Micro- ending

COSM

Miles away

AFAR

Military competition

ARMSRACE

Milk sources

UDDERS

NYC subway

IRT

Omar of "House"

EPPS

One of the teams that made the Pac-10 the Pac-12

UTES

Online crafts store

ETSY

Oscar-winning composer Menken

ALAN

Oval-shaped dose

CAPLET

Palais resident

ROI

Parlor design, perhaps

TAT

Pinnacle

ACME

Place to get refreshed

OASIS

Platte River tribe

OTOE

Poivre companion

SEL

Portfolio component

STOCK

Potato often used for fries

RUSSET

Pres. or gov

LDR

Providing extra digital support?

TOETAPING

Purse

HANDBAG

Rapa __

NUI

Regally dressing aristocrats?

ROBINGTHERICH

Reiki practitioner

HEALER

Rhodes with a scholarship

CECIL

Romantic skunk

LEPEW

Scenically patterned fabric

TOILE

Seldom seen

SCARCE

Shoe parts

UPPERS

Sin

TRESPASS

Skye writing

ERSE

Smart __

ALECK

Smoker's buy: Abbr

CTN

Some NFL linemen

RTS

Spares in boots

TYRES

Squeezes (out)

EKES

Still puzzled

NOWISER

Store

SHOP

Surprise attack

RAID

Tab

BARBILL

Tenth of ten, say

LAST

They "had decayed to a mere beautiful futility": Wells

ELOI

Thrown for __

ALOOP

Tibiae supporters

TALI

Tie securely

LASH

Tiny colonists

ANTS

Title girl in a 1968 Turtles hit

ELENORE

Understanding

KEN

Untanned animal skin

RAWHIDE

Utility co. unit

KWH

Very proper sort

PRUDE

Vietnamese port

HAIPHONG

Vishnu worshiper

HINDU

Visit briefly, as a sick friend

LOOKINON

Web chat exchange

IMS

Windy City "L" runner

CTA

Words to strike up the band

HITIT

Words with hunch or bet

ONA

Yale alum

ELI

__ mask

SKI