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Author Topic: PUZ, August 2018  (Read 11269 times)

Glenn9999

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PUZ, August 2018
« on: July 30, 2018, 12:44:47 AM »
It's still July, but close enough.  Since I don't see it, here's the July 30, 2018 puzzle.  Copy this out and save to TXT and then load in Across Lite.

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Jul 30, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Matt McKinley / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
IRMA.DRUB.BPLUS
MEAN.SITU.RAIMI
PINNUMBER.USMAP
UNDER..PRESS...
TIMELAG.OTHELLO
ENS..XES.AFRAID
...SCENEI.ISDUE
..ROLLERDERBY..
AIOLI.SURREY...
INCAPS.MIL..ANG
LEARJET.SENATOR
...WOMAN..OBAMA
RADII.HAIRSALON
UCONN.OPRY.TORT
BUNDT.EASE.EWES
<ACROSS>
"__ la Douce"
Beat decisively
High-80s grade
Not nice at all
In __: as placed
"Spider-Man" trilogy director Sam
*ATM user's code
It usually shows AK and HI as insets
Subordinate to
Newspapers, collectively
Lightning-to-thunder interval, e.g.
Play with Iago
Naval rank: Abbr.
Crosses (out)
Fearful
Start of Act II, say
Needs to be submitted by, as a term paper
*Contact sport on skates
Garlicky sauce
"Fringe on top" carriage of song
LIKE THIS CLUE
GI's internet suffix
Director Lee
Exec's aircraft
Elizabeth Warren or Lisa Murkowski, e.g.
Elizabeth Warren or Lisa Murkowski, e.g.
Bush 43 successor
Diameter halves
Permanent place ... and where to find the starts of the answers to starred clues
Sch. east of Hartford
Grand Ole __
Civil wrong
Cake pan trademark
Make less difficult
Lambs' moms
<DOWN>
Ascribe (to)
Get control of
Classic colorful candies
Year in France
U.S. Army award
Barbecued piece
Sch. near the Rio Grande
Grand Canyon critter
*Forest threat
Ones who may stop to help
Peru airport abbr.
Thurman of movies
Taste of a drink
Internet address
Incoming flight info
Ice skater's jump
Heredity units
Title for Godiva
Actress Lucy
"__ to Billie Joe"
Hospital supply
Sun emanation responsible for the northern lights
*Business known for overcharging, in slang
Elba of "The Wire"
Almond __: candy
Mystery writer Gardner
Feel sick
Suffix with hero
Coll. term
Hitting bottom, spirits-wise
"That'll be enough"
Research funding sources
Lake near Reno
Refusals
Taper off
Golden State wine region
Coax (out), as a genie
Puncture prefix
Shock jock Imus
Tax form org.
Deli bread

SVKeeley

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2018, 01:54:20 AM »
Thanks!

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2018, 09:36:34 AM »
++ Glen9999   8)

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2018, 10:50:54 AM »
Actually I guess ++Glen9999 means "Loop Glen9999 into this thread" in current usage.  I meant it more in the C++ sense: "Add one (kudo) to Glen9999".  :)

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #4 on: July 31, 2018, 12:35:42 AM »
Tuesday's grid.

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Jul 31, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by David Poole / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
16x15
<GRID>
HIJAB.PAST.OSCAR
AWARE.EXPO.UMBRA
TORAH.CLAM.TACKY
...BASKETBALL...
MUESLI....WALLST
ACT.FRUITFLY.YON
OSES..SOHO..SMUT
.BREADANDBUTTER.
..NABE....ROAD..
STATICS..ADORING
OIL.DOUGHNUT.SEA
MELEE.PEEN.SPEED
ARIA.LINEUP.SADD
LEFT.ANODAL.ISLE
IDES.MEASLY.SEED
<ACROSS>
Muslim veil
Behind us
Fashion's de la Renta
Self-__: personally mindful
Trade show
Eclipse shadow
Synagogue scroll
Paella morsel
In poor taste
*LeBron's sport
Cereal mix
NASDAQ locale
Play a part
*Insect used in genetic research
Hither partner
Plural medical suffix
NYC gallery district
Lewd material
Primary source of income ... and words that can precede the two parts, respectively, of the answers to starred clues
Part of town, in slang
Street
Branch of mechanics concerned with forces in equilibrium
Loving
Frying liquid
*Glazed morning snack
Watery expanse
Fracas
Hammer head
Blender selection
Diva's delivery
*Form a queue
Teen anti-DWI gp.
Didn't stay
Of a battery terminal
Small ocean landmass
Mid-month date
Pathetically tiny, as a sum of money
Tourney ranking
<DOWN>
Boater or bowler
"Letters From __ Jima": 2006 film
Pickle container
Many Yemenis
On __ of: for
Quarter of a bushel
Wheel connection
Squabble
Mausoleum
Expenditure
Word before fry or potatoes
Network with its HQ in Ottawa
18-Across holder
Bit of sunlight
Title of respect
Hole-making tool
Chinese chairman
State school near L.A.
Immortality
Tick-borne illness named for a Connecticut town
Mouth-puckering
Explosive for Wile E. Coyote
Springsteen's "Born in the __"
Physicist's particle
Divinity sch. degree
Watch chain
Senate position
Lead actress
Put up with
Art style seen in Miami's South Beach
Pakistani language
Friendly horn sounds
Horn of Africa native
Like big wedding cakes
Flat on one's back
Once-a-year flower
Pine dropping
Wandered (about)
Italian salami city
Obeys
Diner grub
Three-pronged Greek letters
Beat a hasty retreat
Tissue layer

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2018, 01:16:20 AM »
Monday, Aug 20's puzzle...

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Aug 20, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Brock Wilson / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
CLAM.TALK.SLAWS
PINE.AMOI.CAROM
LEGALZOOM.OPERA
.SERIOUS..FENDS
..LAN.NEWSFLASH
LAH.IST.ITS....
GIANNI.SLO.UPDO
BRINGSUPTOSPEED
TYRE.TRY.GAINED
....GES.HEN.IMS
HUMANRACE.GSN..
ALAMO..APPEASE.
STRUM.OSCARBUZZ
ARISE.HEAT.OLEO
TASES.MYTH.TARO
<ACROSS>
Chowder bit
Conversation
Chopped cabbage sides
Tree with needles
Mine, in Metz
Bounce off the wall
Online site for making a will
Wagner work
Not kidding
Wards (off)
System of connected PCs
Ironic exclamation before an unsurprising announcement
__-di-dah: pretentious
Suffix with violin
"__ a Sin": Pet Shop Boys hit
Fashion's Versace
__-pitch
Coif for the prom
Fills (someone) in about the latest developments
Flat to change, in Chelsea
Attempt
Profited
Some fridges
Coop layer
Online chats, briefly
All people, with "the"
Airer of old quiz show reruns, for short
San Antonio mission
Placate
Doodle on the guitar
Hollywood pre-award speculation
Get up
Summer weather word
Muffin spread
Stuns in an arrest
Legend
Hawaiian root
<DOWN>
NCO below sgt.
False statements
Thin spaghetti
Anne who teamed with Stiller
Starbucks tea brand
Total up (to)
Running free
"Lil'" rapper
Pooh-poohs, with "at"
Boutonniere site
Sports stadium
Lexicographer's love
Huge hit
Every cloud's silver feature?
Go limp
Moe or Curly, e.g.
Rainbow flag letters
Well-ventilated
Anne Brontë, to Emily
Opposite of SSW
One of many in TV's "The Americans"
AP competitor
Florida, mostly
Consider to be
Pre-Kentucky Derby postings
Heavenly bear
Birth control activist Margaret
Pointy-hatted garden figures
Jazz music fan
Attacks
Michelob diet beer
He broke Ruth's home run record
Get a guffaw from
"... mighty __ has struck out"
Wooden shoe
Way in the woods
Weizman of Israel
Unit of resistance
Animal house

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #6 on: August 27, 2018, 01:48:09 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Aug 27, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by C.C. Burnikel / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
CORE.SCAB.HASTE
AVID.ELMO.IDAHO
REPUBLICOFTEXAS
DRE.ELM..OILED.
..OPS.ADRATE...
RULEOFTHUMB.GMC
ENDS.EELS.IHEAR
APACHE...AGENDA
DOGIE.DUCT.NIAS
STE.RINGOFTRUTH
...PATCHY.HIS..
.COACH..OAR.INA
RUMBLEOFTHUNDER
OBESE.OREO.BEAT
WANTS.POSY.CARS
<ACROSS>
Apple remnant
Picket line crosser
Proverbial waste maker
Like die-hard fans
Furry red Muppet
Snake River state
Sam Houston served twice as its president
Rapper Dr. __
Shade tree subject to blight
Lubricated
Black __ : covert missions
Cost for an online pop-up
General guideline
Safari automaker
Wraps up
Fish trapped in pots
"Word is ... "
Geronimo's tribe
Board meeting outline
Motherless calf
Tear canal
Actresses Long and Vardalos
Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr.
Credible quality
Intermittent, as fog
"To each __ own"
Bill Belichick, e.g.
Boathouse item
One __ million
Hint that a storm is approaching
Quite heavy
Cookie in dirt pudding
Extremely tired
Desires
Florist's arrangement
Indy 500 racers
<DOWN>
Birthday __
Finished
One's golden years
Academic URL ender
Pitch successfully
Long-term weather conditions
"The Walking Dead" channel
Unhappy fan's shout
Win the jackpot
One-named "Skyfall" singer
__-Coburg, Bavaria
Former Mississippi senator Cochran
Dawn goddess
Kiss, in Cancún
Shaving lather
Joe of "My Cousin Vinny"
FedEx rival
Country with 11 time zones: Abbr.
Curls up with a Kindle
Take out of its container, as a houseplant
Service charge
"That's super-creative thinking!"
Angry with
Wall Street disaster
Painter Matisse
Performer of the 12 labors, to the Greeks
Justice dept. division
Party gp. chaired by Tom Perez
"That's gross!"
Prairie canines
"Am __ only one?"
Drive-__ window
Blue Ribbon beer
1962 Missile Crisis country
Dark clouds, to some
Sailor's hail
Close by
Creative pursuits
Movie theater division
Comics' Alley __
To's partner
Peacock logo network

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #7 on: August 27, 2018, 06:50:17 AM »

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2018, 12:54:29 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Aug 28, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Joe Deeney / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
STAB.RPGS.SCRAP
NAME.IHOP.POOCH
AXEL.CATAPULTED
fiNIshSECOND...
UDDER.EVEL.ELSA
...fiTTEDshEETS
CAR..OWN..AZTEC
OREGANO.UPTEMPO
INBUD..GPA..EST
fiELDMARshAL...
SELL.ELIS.LEONA
...ITWASTHISBIG
THEBOLSHOI.MAKO
SURLY.KART.IMON
KNEES.AMES.ZANY
<REBUS>
MARK;
<ACROSS>
Uneducated guess
Recreation in which players become characters, for short
Get rid of
Word before or after brand
Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity chain
Pup
Figure skating leap
Launched at great speed
Place at the track?
Calf's suckling spot
Stuntman Knievel
Lioness of film
Hard-to-fold bed linens
Airport rental
Have title to
Mexican pyramid builder
Herb in Italian seasoning
Lively, musically
Ready to bloom
No. on a grad's résumé
Va. winter hours
Senior British military rank
Unload for cash
Yale students
"Better in Time" singer Lewis
Phrase including hand gestures symbolized by the puzzle circles
Russian ballet company, familiarly
Deadly shark
Bad-tempered
Mario __: Nintendo racing game series
"It's my time to shine!"
Leg joints
Iowa State city
Screwball
<DOWN>
Major mess
No. on an IRS form
Make changes to
"You are beyond __!": "Incredible!"
High in calories
Early stage of a clinical trial
Avenged a wrong
Completely forgot, in slang
Created, as a web
Portmanteau brand for flu symptoms
Nonsense
Blackjack half
Scholar's deg.
Campaign pros
__ Lanka
"I got this"
Dance moves
Fancy necktie
Truck weight unit
Fedora, e.g.
Elaborate dos
Golfer Palmer, to fans
Billy Idol's "__ Yell"
Easily fooled
Use an abacus
FedEx Office alternative
Dismissive sound
"A Time to Kill" novelist John
Kitten cry
"North to the Future" state
Actor Mahershala of Netflix's "Luke Cage"
B'way show with the song "Valjean's Confession"
44th president
Canon competitor
Terrible pain
Hasbro specialty
Oldies, in their day
"Shame on you!"
Attila the __
Bard's "before"

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Re: PUZ, August 2018
« Reply #9 on: August 29, 2018, 12:45:36 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Wed, Aug 29, 2018
<AUTHOR>
by Craig Stowe / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
ADLIBS.BULB.RAD
BOOTEE.AGEE.EMU
BOOSTErshot.SAC
OZS.AMIS..CRUSH
TIES..GIFthorsE
TELEXES.ORANGES
.SYRIA.ANY..ESS
...FIShstorY...
SAS..YAK.NAOMI.
OPTICAL.FENDOFF
NorthsTAR..AMOI
ALITO..PEAT.ERN
TOP.SHORTCHANGE
AGE.EURO.RENTER
SYD.NEON.YEASTY
<REBUS>
MARK;
<ACROSS>
Script deviations
Shallot, e.g.
"Wicked!"
Knitted shoe
"The African Queen" screenwriter James
Bird on Australian coins
Follow-up vaccination
Cul-de-__
Birth announcement abbr.
Montréal mates
Defeat soundly
Clip-on accessories, perhaps
Bit of equine trickery
Fax forerunners
Florida produce
Turkey neighbor
"__ news?"
Supreme leader?
Tall tale
Airline to Oslo
Shoot the breeze
Watts of "Twin Peaks" (2017)
Kind of illusion
Drive back, as attackers
Part of Ursa Minor
Mine, in Montréal
Justice Samuel
Organic fuel
Directional suffix
Tank or tee
Cheat at checkout ... and a hint to the circled letters
Birthday card number
Currency for 19 countries
Apartment dweller, typically
Barrett of Pink Floyd
Gas in a sign
Like the smell of a brewery
<DOWN>
Costello's cohort
Humdingers
How some scripts are adapted from novels
"__ go time!"
Software prototype
Appear to be
Operatic voices
"Gross!"
Zodiac sign
"You __!": "Bingo!"
Make a comeback
Stockpiles
New title for Meghan Markle
Semis
"This Is Us" Emmy nominee __ Cephas Jones
Feudal laborer
Word processing choice
"Have a sample"
A dozen ova?
Helpful courses for underachievers
Inquire
"Don't move!"
Campaigned
Diminutive Jedi master
Mozart works
Expression of regret
Like Ronald McDonald's sleeves
They may be precious
"My memory fails me"
Cousin of Gomez Addams
Selected
Lose sleep (over)
Sunday best
It may say "World's Okayest Cook"
__ for help
Quaker pronoun
Shade
Conquistador's treasure
Actress Ortiz of "Ugly Betty"

 


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