L.A. Times Daily - Feb 23 2018

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Clues Answers
"Cat on __ Tin Roof" AHOT
"Forrest Gump" actor SINISE
"__ very hard, and ... play very hard": Maya Angelou IWORK
"__, then ... " IFSO
*Dog that really needs a bath? GREASYHOUND
*Donkey that has mastered the hurdles? JUMPINGJACKASS
*Holiday employment schedule in "Animal Farm"? ALLBEASTSAREOFF
*Offer to acquire a rising agent? ILLGETYOUYEAST
AB negative, among blood types RAREST
Any Beatle, say BRITON
Baby food array JARS
Big Ben feature DIAL
Bit of aquatic life ALGA
Cadillac compact ATS
Causing to foam FROTHING
Cockpit no ALT
Criteria: Abbr STDS
Del. winter hrs EST
Els on greens ERNIE
Exile of 1979 AMIN
Friend of d'Artagnan ATHOS
Give one final flicker GOOUT
Greatly reduced sea ARAL
Haunted house sound WAIL
How land prices are often calculated BYAREA
Hue of many Renaissance drawings SEPIA
Hunter's need PERMIT
It might be stuffed at home CLOSET
Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr STE
Joie de vivre ELAN
Lake Mich. state IND
Lean (on) RELY
Letters on a communications corp. logo ATT
Like one who is beside oneself? CLONED
Clues Answers
Long list substitute, briefly ETCETC
Marshy expanse FEN
Med. recording ECG
Most stale OLDEST
Muddy abode STY
Nutritional fig RDA
Odysseus' faithful dog ARGOS
Old possessive THY
One-fifth of MD CCC
Org. with a tee in its logo PGA
Pleasures shared by Churchill and Castro CIGARS
Prepared SET
Range with one end in Kazakhstan URALS
Refreshing spot OASIS
Regional animal groups FAUNAS
Small batteries AAS
Small figure wielding much force? YODA
Sound on some San Francisco streets CLANG
Spectacle ECLAT
Subway entrance STILE
Swindle CON
The Gray Lady of the press: Abbr NYT
Thompson of "Creed" TESSA
Trap during winter ICEIN
Type sizes PICAS
Unsullied PURE
Voids GAPS
Welsh actor Roger REES
When required ... or a terse hint to solving the starred clues ASNECESSARY
Where Simone Biles won four golds RIO
Xperia maker SONY
__ Post: Nassau County, N.Y. school LIU
__ toast MELBA