L.A. Times Daily - Dec 31 2017

Clues Answers
"By Jove!" ISAY
"Can I have a __ of your drink?" SIP
"Crocodile Hunter" Steve __ IRWIN
"Dr." with MVP awards ERVING
"Gone With the Wind" family name OHARA
"Immediately, if not sooner!" ASAP
"In that case ... " IFSO
"Keep going!" DONTSTOP
"Ooh! I know this! Gimme __" AHINT
"So long, José" ADIOS
"That was close!" PHEW
"The Tonight Show" character with a turban CARNAC
"__ Got a Secret": old game show IVE
*Hobby shop purchase MODELPLANE
*Menace to society PUBLICENEMY
*Neckwear for which Mr. T was once famous (but no longer wears) GOLDCHAIN
*Old-school letters SNAILMAIL
*Tropical cocktail MANGOTANGO
19th Greek letter TAU
A or Angel ALER
Actress Thurman UMA
Aid in planning a trip ATLAS
Austen classic EMMA
Body shop application PRIMER
Brahms creation SCORE
Brest friend AMI
Bring out ELICIT
Broad valleys DALES
BWI posting ETA
Canine protection ENAMEL
Channel for film buffs TCM
Choral composition MOTET
Church gatherings SOCIALS
Close by NEAR
Coll. term SEM
Collecting Soc. Sec RET
Common FM radio fare HITSONG
Comparable AKIN
Coolly dispassionate CLINICAL
Debate team, for example SIDE
Diamond slip-up BALK
Dip providing potassium, for short GUAC
Divvy up ALLOT
Doc's orders MEDS
Doomed biblical city SODOM
Drink with an umbrella MAITAI
Drop off NOD
Earnest request PLEA
Extremely dry ARID
Factions SECTS
Factory with frozen assets ICEPLANT
Fancy wheels MAGS
Fess up ADMIT
Fit together MESHED
Follow TAIL
Former Laker star Lamar ODOM
French star ETOILE
Friend of Jerry, George and Cosmo ELAINE
Gymnast Korbut OLGA
Hands over CEDES
Hardly gung-ho TEPID
HBO competitor TMC
Hemsworth of "The Hunger Games" LIAM
Hot streak ROLL
Houses with layers COOPS
Hydrocodone, e.g OPIATE
Idaho nickname GEMSTATE
Issue opener? NON
Italian Riviera resort SANREMO
Clues Answers
Jeweler's assortment RINGS
Justice replaced by Gorsuch SCALIA
Kind of milk or sauce SOY
Kitchen cloth TEATOWEL
Leg up EDGE
Legal document DEED
Loads ATON
Lobster eater's accessory BIB
Look forward to AWAIT
Macho guys HEMEN
Major artery AORTA
Man cave setting DEN
Manhattan suffix ITE
Mauna __ LOA
Mine, in Metz AMOI
MLB stat ERA
Monopoly piece HOTEL
Music to a bluffer's ears IFOLD
Navel type INNIE
Not insist on payment of, as a debt FORGIVE
Nothing to write home about SOSO
O'Neill's "Desire Under the __" ELMS
One percent of a D.C. group--or the group itself SEN
Part of Q and A: Abbr ANS
Partner MATE
Party animals? STAGS
PC file suffix EXE
Pine __ TAR
Pirate's ship CORSAIR
Playground game TAG
Pledged, in a way TITHED
Pour out forcefully SPEW
Power-increasing gadget AMP
Prefix with polis ACRO
Promised SWORE
Remote region ... and what literally ends each answer to a starred clue WILDCOUNTRY
Rigatoni alternative PENNE
Ryan in a 1998 film, e.g.: Abbr PVT
Sailing ASEA
Scat legend, familiarly ELLA
SEC powerhouse ALA
Short SHY
Sign off on AGREETO
Silent __: White House nickname CAL
Singer Newton-John OLIVIA
Six-pack set ABS
Solo in "Star Wars" HAN
Some smartphones LGS
Spot on a horse DAPPLE
Square measurement AREA
Storybook sister GRETEL
Succumbs to pressure CAVES
They're sold as is USEDCARS
Three-star mil. officer LTGEN
Tradesperson PLIER
Tree with long beanlike pods CATALPA
Trial version DEMO
Turn in the box ATBAT
Type type AGATE
Vague unease MALAISE
Weasel-like animal also called a honey badger RATEL
What birthday candles represent: Abbr YRS
What Jack Sprat's wife couldn't eat LEAN
Wheel connector AXLE
Wine choice CARAFE
Winning by a mile WAYAHEAD
Word from the Greek for "not a place" UTOPIA
Word on a wanted poster ALIAS
Words a pinball wizard hates to see GAMEOVER
Yours and mine OURS
Zilch NIL