L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - October 15, 2014

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - October 15, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Cream of" serving

SOUP

"For the Game. For the World" sports org

FIFA

"Good Morning America" co-anchor Spencer

LARA

"If you don't mind ...?"

MAYI

"Just in case" strategy, and a hint to a hidden letter sequence in 17-, 24-, 37- and 52-Across

BACKUPPLAN

"Just like I said!"

SEE

"Supposing ..."

LETSSAY

"The Big Bang Theory" star

JIMPARSONS

"The Lion King" queen

NALA

"Well, of course!"

DUH

"What?"

HUH

"__ Free": Minute Maid spec

PULP

10-Down, e.g

ACTOR

Accident scene figs

EMTS

Ambient music innovator Brian

ENO

Animal that can learn limited sign language

CHIMP

Anti vote

NAY

Antique

OLD

Badlands or Death Valley

NATIONALPARK

Baltimore Ravens mascot

POE

Barely open

AJAR

Big brass

TUBA

Bricks-and-mortar workers

MASONS

Brouhaha

ADO

Bypasses, as online ads

SKIPS

Cal.-to-Fla. route

ITEN

C├ęzanne's one

UNE

Clinking words

HERESTOYOU

Concert souvenirs

TEES

Designates

NAMES

DSL offerer

ISP

Fictional Sicilian town in a Hersey novel

ADANO

First-aid aid

KIT

Fit to be tied

ANGRY

Graduation flier

CAP

Hammer head

PEEN

Hannity of talk radio

SEAN

Hits a high fly, in baseball lingo

SKIES

Invisible vibes

AURAE

Kmart section

AISLE

Last Olds model

ALERO

Loud noise

BANG

Malibu mover

GAS

Me, for one

PERSONALPRONOUN

Milk: Pref

LACTO

Mouse catcher

TRAP

Nile Valley danger

ASP

OS X-using computer

IMAC

Overplay the part

EMOTE

Pave the way for

ENABLE

Peace, in Arabic

SALAAM

Pedometer button

RESET

Place in order

SORT

Project windup

FINALPHASE

Romance writer Roberts

NORA

Rowlands of "Hope Floats"

GENA

Scallion kin

ONION

Slaughter with 2,383 career hits

ENOS

Storytelling nom de plume

SAKI

Strings for Orpheus

LYRE

Subject of an antique auto owner's quest

ORIGINALPART

Tabriz citizen

IRANI

Take it easy

REST

Take turns?

STEER

Tell tales

FIB

Three-toed bird

RHEA

Tiny parasites

LICE

Tolkien tree giants

ENTS

Vulgar language?

LATIN

Walk with effort

SLOG

Washington Wizards' org

NBA

Watch closely

PEERAT

Wheaties box figure

ATHLETE

Winter air

CAROL

Words while anteing

IMIN

Yard sale?

ALE