LA Times Crossword Answers Sunday February 22nd 2015

la times crossword  answers february 22nd 2015

Here is the complete list of clues and their answers to the LA Times Sunday newspaper crossword for February 22nd 2015 by Merl Reagle with the theme ‘Two-Star Final’. Rearrange the letters in the circle to reveal Merl’s Oscar winner predictions.

ACROSS

1 Reasons to moan and groan ACHES
6 Advice-giving sister ANN
9 El Misti’s location PERU
13 Advice-giving sister ABBY
17 Defeat decisively WHOMP
18 Edmond O’Brien film noir DOA
19 Burma neighbor LAOS
20 Source of Artoo’s message LEIA
21 Dr. Watson portrayer + TV’s Fall Guy = ? LAW MAJORS
23 Itsy-bitsy bit ATOM
24 Fan’s fixation IDOL
25 Saucer resident? TEACUP
26 Comic actor + comic actress = ? CRYSTAL BALL
29 Crucial responder EMT
30 Tiny battery AAAA
31 Show ___ BIZ
32 Actor Jack + a Best Actress Oscar winner = ? BLACKBERRY
37 Not as much LESS
40 Stubborn Seuss character, with “the” ZAX
43 Homophone of a synonym for “kingly” ROIL
44 Ho’s wear LEI
45 Perfectly TOAT
46 “Why would ___?” I LIE
47 Light IGNITE
49 Comic actor + Dr. Strangelove’s portrayer = ? SHORTSELLERS
53 ___ skills MOTOR
54 “Madam Secretary” star LEONI
55 Gives up the floor YIELDS
56 Oscar-winning star of “The Farmer’s Daughter” + star of “The Wonder Years” = ? YOUNG
SAVAGE
59 It’s a pack of lines SCRIPT
62 Sponsorship AEGIS
63 Roughs it CAMPS
68 Actor Peter + star of “The Piano” = ? COYOTE HUNTER
70 Attention-seeking remark OH LOOK
71 Quartet member ALTO
72 Exercise units REPS
73 Spirit in a sling GIN
75 Sub station? DELI
76 Brickbat’s accompaniment BOO
77 Preservers of preserves JARS
78 “Casino” co-star + actor James = ? STONE MASON
81 Casserole morsel PEA
83 “Hairy man” of Genesis ESAU
85 Cumference of the Round Table? SIR
86 The voice of Princess Anna in “Frozen” + actor Timothy = ? BELLBOTTOMS
90 Bourbon Street trumpet legend ALHIRT
94 Shape of some rugs OVAL
95 Introduction to physics META
96 Actress Lauren + star of “West Side Story” = ? HOLLYWOOD
99 Ricky, really DESI
100 Auction offering, e.g. ITEM
101 Anne in a Bette Davis film EVE
102 Actress Rigg DIANA
103 They might line Main Street ELMS
104 First name on “Desperate Housewives” TERI
105 Pick-up order? SOS
106 Was kaput ENDED

DOWN

1 Shoemaker’s holemaker AWL
2 Shoot the breeze CHAT
3 Hockey great Gordie HOWE
4 Jane Austen novel EMMA
5 Sheen’s “Badlands” co-star SPACEK
6 Oliver Twist, e.g. ADOPTEE
7 Neither follower NOR
8 Daytona 500 org. NASCAR
9 ___ del Rey, Calif. PLAYA
10 Gets stuffed EATS A LOT
11 Carrot or radish ROOT
12 West Point inits. USMA
13 Grafton’s “A” ALIBI
14 Overwhelmed, in a way BEDAZZLED
15 What John Scopes taught: abbr. BIOL
16 Southern pronoun YALL
22 Game with circles in squares JUMBLE
27 One of TV’s Barones or the actor who played him RAY
28 Abbr. for dumbbells LBS
32 Panama border? BRIM
33 Target’s target, e.g. LOGO
34 “That ___ right” AINT
35 Award talked about on “Mad Men” CLIO
36 Up RISEN
38 Piece-of-cake courses EASY AS
39 “Shrek!” author William STEIG
41 Is shown on TV AIRS
42 Kisses, in letters XES
45 “Worst first” treatment system TRIAGE
46 ___-equipped ILL
48 “Have a bite!” TRY IT
50 “___ Heroes” HOGANS
51 Commencement ONSET
52 Bloodsucker LEECH
54 Horticulturist Burbank LUTHER
57 Some people make a big production out of it OPERA
58 Sign of late summer VIRGO
59 A man from U.N.C.L.E. SOLO
60 Cell stuff CYTOPLASM
61 Pooh pal ROO
64 “What Women Want” co-star ALDA
65 Homer’s favorite bar MOES
66 Marco’s response? POLO
67 Tattoo “canvas” SKIN
68 Airport waiter? CAB
69 Distress causer UPSETTER
70 Ed of “Modern Family” ONEILL
74 Like people with product lines INSALES
77 Ring blow JAB
78 Dick played by Humphrey SAM
79 Rears TUSHES
80 Infamous alter-ego MRHYDE
82 New York Harbor’s ___ Island ELLIS
84 Kin of “me, too” SOAMI
86 “It doesn’t ___ well” BODE
87 Daredevil’s first name EVEL
88 Drop OMIT
89 Where idées are born TETE
91 Victor’s cry I WIN
92 Hope-Crosby film setting ROAD
93 Sound quality TONE
97 Ab ___ (from day one) OVO
98 Kirk, to Michael DAD