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Author Topic: PUZ, October 2018  (Read 706 times)

Glenn9999

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PUZ, October 2018
« on: October 15, 2018, 12:41:40 AM »
Puzzle for October 15.  As always, copy to a text file and then save it.  Then load it into Across Lite to get your PUZ file.

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Oct 15, 2018
<AUTHOR>
By C.C. Burnikel / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
NASSAU.ULTA.APS
ALTERS.NEAR.COW
BLANKETFORT.TOE
.ETDS.RENT.SURE
EYES.NUDISTCAMP
BOB.DOE...HALE.
BOA.ELSE.BRR...
.PRIVATEHOUSES.
...DON.LOGS.SIB
.SHOT...PIT.CRY
STOLENBASE.DANE
COTS.EURO.EERO.
ANT.CABINETPOST
LEI.ALBA.STOLID
ESP.REAL.CATERS
<ACROSS>
Largest city in the Bahamas
Beauty chain with a salon inside each store
High-level H.S. classes
Takes in or lets out
Not at all far
Milked animal
Bedding structure for kids
Pirouette pivot point
Approx. takeoff hrs.
Patronize Airbnb
"Fine with me"
Sight organs
Place for people with nothing to hide?
Clinton opponent Dole
Fawn's mom
Partner of hearty
Snake with a tight grip
Otherwise
"It's freezing out here!"
Most suburban residences... or, in a military sense, the ends of 17-, 24-, 46- and 55-Across
Crime family head
Captains' diaries
Bro, to a sis
Liquor amount downed in a gulp
Mango leftover
Burst into tears
"Theft" on a diamond
Bohr or Borge, by birth
Evacuation center beds
Cyprus currency
MIT Chapel designer Saarinen
Tiny crawler
Secretary of Defense, for one
Floral luau wear
"Sin City" actress Jessica
Impassive
Clairvoyant's claim
Genuine
Provides food for, as a party
<DOWN>
Catch
Hoops pass to a high flier
Regulatory legal association
Mails
Torah cabinets
Take advantage of
Like a ravenous cat
Téa of "Madam Secretary"
Fruit pastries
Paintings, sculpture, etc.
Bona fide
Words of self-pity
Win every game
Most sincere
Accident mementos
Flow back
Ryan with seven no-hitters
Rocket booster's push
Dedicate, as time
Snakelike fish
Bacall's love, familiarly
Objects of adulation
Boards, as a bus
Leafy salad green
Emphatic military denial
"Till next time"
"Sticks and __ may break ... "
Inside track info
Deli counter weighing device
Writer Zora __ Hurston
Forrest's shrimp-loving friend
Sans-serif font
Train station
Jazz singer Jones
Compact __
PC key to the left of F1
NFL scores
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2018, 07:57:03 AM »
As always, thanks Glen9999!   8)

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2018, 12:38:08 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Oct 16, 2018
<AUTHOR>
By Kevin Christian & Abbie Higashi / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
LIARS.FLIP.FLAM
ANJOU.LARA.ASIA
BRAINSOVERBRAWN
SEX.RIP..TEATAX
...BOG..CHAD...
BABYONBOARD.QUE
IMOFF.APSE.TUNA
RARA.CRATE.WITS
CZAR.HERR.AERIE
HET.BESTOFBREED
...NEWT..ASK...
ARIOSO..DIO.BIO
BANKONEBALLPARK
ACTI.IPOD.VALOR
BELA.TABS.ELENA
<ACROSS>
Whopper inventors
Toss of a coin
Trick
Bosc relative
"Doctor Zhivago" heroine
Himalayas locale
Relative of "The pen is mightier than the sword"
Census datum
Tear
Levy that led to a 1773 "party"
Morass
2000 election dangler
Rear-window alert about an infant
"__ Sera, Sera"
"See ya later!"
Altar neighbor
Ahi, for one
__ avis
Wooden storage container
Mental acuity
Former Russian ruler
Frau's mister
Nest for an eaglet
In a lather, with "up"
Dog show award
Small salamander
Show curiosity
Melodious piece
God in the Vatican
Dust jacket blurb
Arizona stadium renamed Chase Field as a result of a financial merger
Play opener
Nano or Shuffle
Bravery
Lugosi of "Dracula" fame
Keep __ on: observe
Justice Kagan
<DOWN>
Chocolate dogs
Pertaining to, on memos
Early competitor of Mr. Clean
Versailles royal
Movable sports car top
Intentional fall, in basketball
British washroom
Choler
100-yard golf hole, say
Capacitance unit
Future JD's exam
Old Sony brand
Tailless cat
Omen
Rosary feature
How landslide victories are won
Fidel or Raúl
Tree whose sap is used in a soft drink
Dazzle
Baron Cohen's Kazakh journalist
Least furnished, as a room
Eye-bending paintings
24 sheets of paper
Free from bonds
Slacked (off)
Dance provocatively
What a dog will do with a bone
Exculpate
Kiss from Carlos
Epic __: disaster
Finnish electronics
Basic rhyme scheme
Speed competition
Part of IBM: Abbr.
Barq's rival
Block of hay
Press
Gumbo vegetable
Radon-regulating org.
Short haircut, and a hint to 17-, 25-, 43- and 54-Across
Bro
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

phil262

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2018, 06:45:40 AM »

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2018, 12:29:00 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Wed, Oct 17, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Frank Virzi / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
MOTIF.ERLE.IMAC
IDOSO.DUAD.ROSA
BEINGBOBBYBROWN
...OEO.IFSO.KAA
PATTYDUKE.TWIRL
APU.SYR.ESTEEMS
YESM.SGT.TOE...
.SHIRLEYTEMPLE.
...DOA.SHE.YELP
LISSOME.ALE.VEE
INITS.FRIEDRICE
EDD.TOFU.RUE...
FINISHINGSCHOOL
OREO.OGOD.EERIE
RAYS.SYNS.SMELT
<ACROSS>
Recurring theme
Contemporary of Dashiell
Apple debut of 1998
Childish retort
Group of two
Santa __: Sonoma County seat
2005 reality show featuring Whitney Houston
War on Poverty org.
"In that event ... "
Kipling python
'60s sitcom portrayer of Cathy Lane and her "identical cousin"
Spin, as a baton
"The Simpsons" storekeeper
Leb. neighbor
Looks up to
Show of rural respect
Army NCO
Little piggy
Ginger-ale-and-grenadine "cocktail"
1988 noir remake
Ewe, say
Website with business reviews
Supple
Many a microbrew
One in the middle of Knoxville?
FDR and JFK
Chinese menu standard
Announcer Hall
Protein-rich food
Wish undone
Where social graces are taught, and what 17-, 23-, 38-, and 55-Across each has
McFlurry cookie
Start of a hymn
Creeps-inducing
Arms of a starfish
Over and above: Abbr.
Silvery little fish
<DOWN>
Will Smith sci-fi series
Laudatory piece
French pronoun
"You're lying!" in a playground
"Old" old-fashioned sorts
Old name for Tokyo
Cube creator
Bio class cost
Slow Churned ice cream brand
Like the vb. "be"
Red Sox star Betts
Like angry bees
Lock sites
Pro wrestling throw
Deepest level
Shell out
Jungle swingers
Rear
Impulse
Tearful
Team with the most Super Bowl victories
Central spot
TV host Pennington and Hall of Famer Cobb
Places to perch
Bangkok native
Big name in denim
Power co. product
Peruvian capital?
Commit perjury to protect
Former Indian prime minister Gandhi
"Dog Day Afternoon" director Lumet
Crude model used for public ridicule
Elicits
Long sentence
Turn a midi into a mini, say
Cries of discovery
Platform for Siri
Mdse.
Malachite, e.g.
Many a Monet
Permit
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2018, 02:08:31 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Thu, Oct 18, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Roger & Kathy Wienberg / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
ERIC.ACTS.ADIEU
REPO.NORI.PERON
AMOS.GRANDPIANO
SODACRACKERS...
ERA.OILY.COMBAT
.ADELE..GOV.ONO
..AWARDCEREMONY
PIPE..ADA..UKES
ARTSANDCRAFTS..
TAE.LAS..MITER.
HEROIC.ATOE.LET
...CARDSHUFFLER
HIGHSEASON.LEVY
ICARE.MAST.ARES
TYPES.EYES.PSST
<ACROSS>
Cartman on "South Park"
John follower
European farewell
Default takeback
Formal agreement
Two-time Argentine president
Famous __
Keys for Elton
They may be added to soup
Tennis' Open __
Smooth-talking
Fight
"25" album maker
Federal URL ending
Lennon's lady
Recognition event
Prop for Frosty
Crown installer's org.
Short strings?
Camp activities
Inventor's monogram
Head for Vegas?
Carpenter's joint
Like Justice League members
Stub __
Stroke that doesn't count
Vegas device used literally in three puzzle answers
Prime hotel time
Assessment
Comforting words
Support at sea
Destructive Greek god
Genres
Watch pair?
Sly attention-getter
<DOWN>
Rub out
Rider on a shark
Audio system connector
Cuban thing
Hotter
Color named for a sea animal
Detective role for Beatty
Cleaning area
Say yes
Reason-based faith
Lyricist Gershwin
Many ages
Mattel game since 1992
Furnishings and such
Root beer alternative
Proprietors for word lovers
Diarist Frank
Elves' output
Ram fans?
Camping stuff
Root beer since 1937
Epidemic-fighting agcy.
You won't see one at Westminster
Trail
Requiem Mass hymn word
They're assumed
Mother-of-pearl
Bottom lines
Feudal estate
John Wick portrayer
Natural clay pigment
Evaluate
More of that
Secret rendezvous
Title for Helen Mirren
Flutter
Baseball stat
Standoffish
Mountain pass
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

srenauer

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2018, 08:16:59 AM »
This puzzle says it’s for AUGUST 29.

steve413

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2018, 08:57:49 AM »
The date is wrong and there are also some typos leading to incorrect answer.  Below is the corrected version.  Steve

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Oct 29, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Paul Coulter / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
CARS.OLDS.DECAL
AGUE.BURY.CNOTE
ROLL.SCAN.MENLO
DREAmcatCHER...
SAO.EES..ATOMIC
..FRAN.PURR.ORO
.STATEsatTORNEY
.AHN..ARE..EIN.
DRUgreSISTANCE.
SAM.EWES.ETTA..
ONBASE..ARM.SAS
...SURPRISETEST
CHASM.HARE.ELIA
PUREE.EKES.NEAR
AMASS.WEST.SSNS
<REBUS>
MARK;
<ACROSS>
Autos
Cutlass automaker
Stick-on design
Fever with chills
Hide, as a bone
100 bucks
Breadbasket item
Read bar codes on
"Wizard of __ Park": Edison
Protective net above a cradle
__ Paulo, Brazil
Some tech sch. grads
Type of energy or reactor
'60s-'70s quarterback Tarkenton
Content cat sound
Spanish gold
Government prosecutor
Philip of "Kung Fu"
Live and breathe
"Ich bin __ Berliner": JFK
Reduced responsiveness to medication
"Casablanca" pianist
She sheep
Blues singer James
At first, second or third
Long __ of the law
Airline to Stockholm
Unexpected classroom announcement ... and, initially, one hiding in each set of puzzle circles
Gorge
Aesop's also-ran
"East of Eden" director Kazan
Blender button
Barely makes, with "out"
A short distance away
Accumulate
"Wild" frontier place
IRS form IDs
<DOWN>
King and queen
Greek marketplace
Hitchhiker's principle?
Actress Ward
Lewd
"Star Wars" mastermind
"Dang!"
Lip-__: mouth the words
U.S. capital transit system
First month of el año
Pro's opposite
Braves, on scoreboards
DiCaprio, in fan mags
Potatoes partner
"B.C." cartoonist Johnny
Tennis great with nine Grand Slam singles titles
Goodnight woman of song
Coquettish
Tolled like Big Ben
Romeo's rival
Salt Lake City team
Leftovers wrap
Postage-paid enc.
Cost of living?
Brit. military award
Job applicants' preparations
Pretty pitcher
Most cconcise
"Don't look __ like that!"
Beasts of burden
Buenos __
From China, say
Popular performers
"That was close!"
Leaves gatherer
Addition column
Auditing pro
Run smoothly
Altar in the sky

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #8 on: October 29, 2018, 10:21:48 AM »
Apologies all.  Thanks steve413 for posting the corrections and srenauer for helping keep me honest. Guess I shouldn't try to build a .puz before morning coffee! Glen9999 has a much better track record...

Update: I removed the post with the typos so someone else doesn't grab it to solve.
« Last Edit: October 30, 2018, 08:05:40 AM by trauer1282 »

admin

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Re: PUZ, October 2018
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2018, 02:00:09 PM »
Thanks for doing this!

-Kevin

 


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