April 18 2016 - L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers

April 18 2016 - L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
"Argo" actor AlanARKIN
"Beat it!"SHOO
"Dark Angel" actress JessicaALBA
"I used to be a banker but I lost interest," e.gPUN
"I __ you one"OWE
"Splish Splash" singer BobbyDARIN
"That was close!"PHEW
"What __ is new?"ELSE
"__ obliged!"MUCH
"__ you nuts?"ARE
1963 Liz Taylor roleCLEO
Affectionate email closingLOVE
Al __: firm, as pastaDENTE
Baseball card figsSTATS
Be a snitchTELL
Blot up the moisture onPATDRY
Brine-cured Greek cheeseFETA
Bring to ruinUNDO
Buffalo groupHERD
Came ungluedWENTAPE
Cinderella's horses, after midnightMICE
Cocktail party biteCANAPE
Coke, e.gCOLA
Come clean, with "up"FESS
Computer memory unitBYTE
Crosses one's fingersHOPES
Cuisinart settingPUREE
DadPOP
Dry runTEST
Dying-out soundPFFT
Envoy's bldgEMB
False nameALIAS
Farmer's place, in songDELL
Fictional whale hunterAHAB
Fortune-teller's deckTAROT
FumingMAD
GenuineREAL
GrabSNATCH
Gulf of Aden republicYEMEN
Helper for SantaELF
Hornet's homeNEST
Hue and cryADO
Inexact noEST
It more or less coincides with 2016 on Chinese calendars ... and a hint to this puzzle's circlesYEAROFTHEMONKEY
Jekyll's alter egoHYDE
Like a 2-2 gameTIED
Like a perfect gameNORUN
Like wolvesLUPINE
Lobster eggsROE
Many-headed monsterHYDRA
Memo starterINRE
Movie disk formatBLURAY
Outfit for the slopesSKISUIT
Pesto ingredientPINENUT
Planet attacked in some sci-fi filmsEARTH
Potato or rice, e.gSTARCH
Program that sends unsolicited messagesSPAMBOT
Put back to zeroRESET
Ready to admit customersOPENFORBUSINESS
SADD focusDWI
Seller's come-onFREETRIAL
Sign of many an October babyLIBRA
SkillfulADEPT
Snickers and Milky WayCANDYBARS
Springsteen's "Born in the __"USA
Super-fun partyBLAST
T-bone sourceSTEER
Tend, as a fireSTOKE
Texter's "Hang on a minute"BRB
The World Series, e.gEVENT
Thicken, as creamCLOT
Thurman of "The Producers"UMA
TV program breaksADS
Vicious of the Sex PistolsSID
Wait on the phoneHOLD
Walk with difficultyPLOD
Wine in a straw-wrapped bottleCHIANTI
Words to an old chapISAY