L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 20, 2014

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - December 20, 2014

Clue

Answer

"Iliad" war god

ARES

"Vapor Action" brand

HALLS

1956 milestone for Ford: Abbr

IPO

1970 Top 40 song with the lyric "And I'm lucky that you're mine"

RUBBERDUCKIE

2002 Lil' Bow Wow film

LIKEMIKE

2013 NCAA Men's Ice Hockey champs

ELIS

Actor Ken and others

OLINS

Alice's workplace

MELS

Alt-rock subgenre

EMO

Ammonia component

NITROGEN

Best in a mess

OUTEAT

Carew's Twins roommate

OLIVA

Carried on

CAROUSED

Chances

TURNS

Coming-out party?

BELLE

Distinguished

EMINENT

Driver's appointment?

TEETIME

Egyptian __: cat breed

MAU

ER protocol

TRIAGE

Factor opening

BENE

First sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy

TEBOW

Former lab heaters

ETNAS

George W.'s first press secretary

ARI

Go figure?

DOTHEMATH

Grenoble's river

ISERE

Hall of Fame pitcher who managed the Yankees to a 1978 title

BOBLEMON

High regard

ESTEEM

Historic island palace

IOLANI

Hitch

TOUR

Hoops matchups

ONEONONES

Ill-gotten loot

LUCRE

Inspiration for some Yahtzee categories

POKER

Insurance fraud perpetrator, perhaps

ARSONIST

Its Batman version contains a Joker

UNO

Large volume

TOME

Latin rock group Los __

LOBOS

Like many lotteries

STATEWIDE

Like some annoying blog posts: Abbr

ANON

Lowly worker

DRUDGE

Make big strides

LOPE

Makes bad calls?

MISDIALS

Material for Caesar

GAGS

Monopoly duo

UTILITIES

Mouths, anatomically

ORA

Nickname for the NFL draft's last pick

MRIRRELEVANT

Numskull

AIRHEAD

Nursery nourishment

LOAM

One may become an exurb

RURALAREA

Only woman with two Nobel prizes, formally

MMECURIE

Place to wrestle

MAT

Poetic rapper

RAVEN

Prayer sung by Desdemona in "Otello"

AVEMARIA

Quality of a good math proof

RIGOR

Reasons for handshakes

DEALS

Restraining device

MANACLE

Russian crepes

BLINI

Scented candle option

LILAC

See 56-Down

TEA

Slinky ad feature

STAIRS

Special

RARE

Sports

HASON

Tag

LABEL

U.N. workers' gp

ILO

Uncreative threat

ORELSE

Vier times zwei

ACHT

Warm time for Nancy?

ETE

With 55-Down, sore throat soother

HOT

Zen-like "Caddyshack" mantra

BETHEBALL

__ anglais: English horn

COR

__ pork

PULLED