L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 14, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Dr. Strangelove" subject

ABOMB

"Harry Potter" garden pest

GNOME

"Shucks"

HECK

"Where've you __?"

BEEN

"__ in Provence": Mayle best-seller

AYEAR

1970s-'80s FBI bribery sting

ABSCAM

1985, for Marty McFly

PRESENT

2009 World Series MVP Hideki

MATSUI

Additions

ANDS

After inventing the forerunner to the modern toilet, Harington __

FLUSHEDWITHPRIDE

Attendees of Connecticut's Battell Chapel

YALIES

Bank statement entries

FEES

Banned bug spray

DDT

Besiege

ASSAIL

Big memory unit

TERABIT

Black Sea port

ODESSA

Bog flora

SEDGE

Boomers' kids

XERS

Buck back?

AROO

Burgundy bud

AMI

Campsite cover

TARP

Can

AXE

Carlo Levi's "Christ Stopped at __"

EBOLI

Census info, e.g

DATA

Certain screecher

OWL

Checkers cry

KINGME

Cheer on

ROOTFOR

Cleaning supplies

CLOTHS

Combine

FUSE

Concert finish?

INA

Coneflower genus

ECHINACEA

Deli offering

HERO

Do followers

REMI

Doing business

OPEN

Drummer Van Halen

ALEX

Early Beatles bassist Sutcliffe

STU

Emmy winner Arthur

BEA

Enterprise counselor

TROI

Eponymous skater Paulsen

AXEL

Facility

EASE

Fat Albert catchphrase

HEYHEYHEY

Filled pastry

ECLAIR

Firewater

HOOCH

Fonda's title beekeeper

ULEE

Fossil fuel transport

COALER

German sub

UBOAT

GoPro product, briefly

CAM

Hal who produced Laurel and Hardy films

ROACH

Helmut's denials

NEINS

Helper with a hunch

IGOR

Hersey's bell town

ADANO

Holders of glasses

NOSES

Hot brew

TEA

How-to letters

DIY

Hullabaloo

RACKET

Hustled

RACED

Immediately upon inventing the box camera (but not the lens cap), Eastman __

SNAPPEDHISFINGERS

In inventing his elevator, Otis __

ROSETOTHEOCCASION

In inventing the hot air balloon, the Montgolfier brothers __

GOTCARRIEDAWAY

Indian tourist city

AGRA

Inflamed

IRED

Infrequently, to Dickinson

SELDOMLY

Janis' comics husband

ARLO

Latin wings

ALAE

Like some seals

EMBOSSED

Lite to the max

NOCAL

Low pair

TREYS

Low point

NADIR

Luxury SUV

ACURAMDX

Matzo meals

SEDERS

Menageries

ZOOS

Mesoamerican language family

MAYAN

Middling grades

CEES

Miler Sebastian

COE

Nervously testing his new invention, the Aqua-Lung, Cousteau __

TOOKADEEPBREATH

New branch

SHOOT

Not allowed

ANONO

Old Norse poetry collection

EDDA

Old Sony brand

AIWA

Open, as a deadbolt

UNBAR

Opposite of ahead

ASTERN

Orange-nosed Muppet

ELMO

Oscar winner Sorvino

MIRA

Outfielder's "I don't got it!"

YOURS

Packs again, at the checkout

REBAGS

Partner

MATE

Payroll addition

HIREE

Periodontist's concern

GUMS

Pet shop fish

TETRAS

Pickup game side

SHIRTS

Piece of cake

CINCH

Poetic lament

ELEGY

Poison carriers

BLOWDARTS

Portuguese pronoun

ELA

Prayer counter's beads

ROSARY

Producer of steamy fare?

WOK

Proving his invention of the joy buzzer to be a complete success, Adams __

SHOCKEDEVERYONE

Rail vehicle

TRAM

Roadside light

FLARE

Ryder Cup number

PAR

Saw logs

SNORE

Scary film street

ELM

Scot's "Crikey!"

OCH

Sellers of used texts

ALUMNI

Service station of a sort

PIT

Shivering state

AGUE

Singer John

ELTON

Singer O'Connor

SINEAD

Slew

TON

Soft wood

BALSA

Some dorm rooms

MESSES

Spill, with "out"

BLURT

Squabble

TIFF

Square on a game square

TILE

Stink

REEK

Striped-shirt wearer

REF

Take-off programs?

DIETS

Tasseled top

FEZ

The "I" in I.M. Pei

IEOH

They're loaded

SOUSES

Thin plate

LAMINA

Tie

DRAW

Tiptop

AONE

Tired, but pleased to have invented the air conditioner, Carrier __

COOLEDHISHEELS

To celebrate inventing his revolutionary engine, Watt __

BLEWOFFSOMESTEAM

Toast starter

BOTTOMS

Too easy

LAX

Tour vehicle

BUS

Transmit continuously, as video

STREAM

Troop-lifting gp

USO

Tut relatives

TSKS

U.N. workers' group

ILO

Unwelcome look

LEER

Vein locales

MINES

Vientiane local

LAO

West of "I'm No Angel"

MAE

Where to go whole hog?

PIGROAST

Winning the lottery, for most

DREAM

Woodcutter Baba

ALI

YouTube find, for short

VID