L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - October 9 2014

L.A. Times Daily Crossword Answers - October 9 2014

Clue

Answer

"A Death in the Family" author

AGEE

"Ah! Say no more"

ISEE

"Be right with you"

ONEMOMENT

"Being and Nothingness" philosopher

SARTRE

"Darned if I know!"

YOUGOTME

"Hiya!"

HOWDYDO

"It's a Wonderful Life" director

CAPRA

"Just this time ..."

FORONCE

*"Let me give it a shot?"

CANITRY

*Historic route west

OREGONTRAIL

*Tricky puzzle

BRAINTEASER

*Unvarnished facts

PLAINTRUTH

20 quires

REAM

Actress Wasikowska

MIA

Afore

ERE

Agreement

PACT

Alg. or geog

SUBJ

Alpine capital

BERN

Apollo lander, briefly

LEM

Astronomy : Urania :: poetry : __

ERATO

AT and PS/2 computers

IBMS

Basic chord

TRIAD

Bee's nectar reservoir

HONEYSAC

Ben Gurion airline

ELAL

By its very nature, in law

IPSOFACTO

Calamity, and what's literally hidden in the answers to starred clues

TRAINWRECK

City between Paris and Marseille

LYON

Commuter's woe

JAM

Complain

GRIPE

Cool-cucumber link

ASA

Credit report blot

REPO

Dust Bowl refugees

OKIES

Eight dry gallons

BUSHEL

Essentially fat-free

SKIM

Fictional falcon seeker

SPADE

Film with dusty streets, typically

OATER

First name in shipping

ARI

Fragrant bloom

LILAC

General Bradley

OMAR

Genesis creator

SEGA

Highland Games participants

SCOTS

Kid-lit classic "__, Plain and Tall"

SARAH

King at Versailles

ROI

King in old Rome

REX

Large jazz combo

NONET

Left the runway

ROSE

Like New Mexico's climate, largely

ARID

Locations

SITES

Longtime pitcher Jim with the nickname "Kitty"

KAAT

Marine pronoun

SHE

Meditation beginning?

PRE

Mensa membership consideration, perhaps

IQTEST

Most plucky

GAMEST

Must

HASTO

Myanmar, formerly

BURMA

Nestlé __

QUIK

Noir hero

TEC

Origin of an egg-shaped spaceship

ORK

Part of many a texting request

PLS

Pasture measures

ACRES

Pitcher rim

LIP

Poet Sandburg

CARL

Poultry magnate John et al

TYSONS

Praise

EXTOL

Razor brand

ATRA

Relaxed pace

TROT

SeaWorld attraction

ORCA

Seconds flat

NOTIME

Stonestreet of "Modern Family"

ERIC

Style

MODE

Tenn. neighbor

ALA

Tourist __

MECCA

Unborn, after "in"

UTERO

User's shortcut

MACRO

Vast expanse

OCEAN

Wealthy, in Juárez

RICO

Yellowish pigment

OCHER

__ Today

USA