August 8 2016 - L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers

August 8 2016 - L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
"Auld Lang __"SYNE
"How was __ know?"ITO
"Queen of Soul" FranklinARETHA
"__ & the Women": 2000 Gere filmDRT
'90s candidate RossPEROT
24 minutes, in the NBAHALF
A cannonball makes a big oneSPLASH
Actor/singer GarrettLEIF
Actress HolmesKATIE
Author WieselELIE
Average, in mathARITHMETICMEAN
Ben Stiller's momMEARA
Biblical dancerSALOME
Big Australian birdEMU
Candy heart messageILUVU
Clich├ędTRITE
Color similar to turquoiseAQUA
Come inENTER
Country rocker SteveEARLE
Cut with lightLASE
Diamond weightCARAT
Divisions of tennis matchesSETS
Echoic remark before "What do we have here?" whose words can follow the ends of 20-, 28- and 42-AcrossWELLWELLWELL
Equip anew, as a machine shopRETOOL
Fisher who plays Princess LeiaCARRIE
FittingAPT
For eachPER
Fountain treat with Bosco, maybeCHOCOLATESHAKE
Frequent John Wayne personaCOWBOY
Genesis boatARK
Giant among wholesale clubsSAMS
Great Lakes mnemonicHOMES
Griffin of game show fameMERV
Gun, as an engineREV
Hardwood tree that drops acornsREDOAK
Having the skillsABLE
Healthy berryACAI
Heat unitTHERM
Hosp. scansMRIS
Improbable taleYARN
Improve textEDIT
Intense, as a competitorFIERCE
Japanese capitalTOKYO
Lamp-to-plug lineWIRE
Literary sister of Amy, Meg and JoBETH
MagnitudeSIZE
Many Mideast residentsARABS
Nike competitorASICS
Part of NFL: AbbrNATL
Poet SilversteinSHEL
Position of football lineman J.J. WattDEFENSIVEEND
Prepares to have one's tongue depressedSAYSAH
Really botherEATAT
Regains consciousnessCOMESTO
Rideshare appUBER
Road groovesRUTS
Rock's __ SpeedwagonREO
Same: PrefEQUI
Sci-fi classic that introduced Princess LeiaSTARWARS
Shepherd's chargeLAMB
Skating dangerTHINICE
Skating jumpLUTZ
Sound heard by a shepherdBAA
Superman's birth nameKALEL
Texas __: poker gameHOLDEM
The Spartans of the NCAAMSU
They're on the houseFREEBIES
Ticked offSORE
TingedHUED
TurboTax optionEFILE
Unsteady on one's feetAREEL
Verdi opera set in EgyptAIDA
Word before Master or caseSTAIR
__-deuceyACEY