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Author Topic: PUZ, November 2018  (Read 8620 times)

Glenn9999

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PUZ, November 2018
« on: November 26, 2018, 02:35:03 AM »
Here's the Monday LAT puzzle.  For those that don't know, copy the contents below into a text file and load that in Across Lite and you'll get the puzzle.  Let me know if there are any issues...

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Nov 26, 2018
<AUTHOR>
By Pam Amick Klawitter / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
SAME.DEWS..CRAM
PLEA.ELOPE.LITE
FLASHFLOOD.EGOS
SORTA..LOD.AILS
.FAMILYFRIENDLY
...ALOE.SETS...
DEAN.CAT..SEAMS
ORR.FISHFRY.NAH
TEMPO..XII.BARE
...ALTO.EPEE...
FOUNDINGFATHER.
ANNE.FLO..DELAY
NEIL.FORTISSIMO
GATE.SAGAN.THEL
SLED..NETS.SUNK
<ACROSS>
Identical
"Mountain" soft drinks
Burn the midnight oil at college
Urgent request
Forgo the church ceremony
Lo-cal
Concern after heavy rain
Inflated ones often clash
Kinda
Airport near Tel Aviv
Isn't feeling up to par
Like G-rated movies
Natural soother
Salon jobs
Singer Jimmy or actor James
Litter member or user
Sewn connections
Bruins legend
Shore dinner
"Not happenin'"
Pace for Paganini
Noon on a garden dial
Like Godiva
Choir voice
Tool for a duel
American Revolution leader
Woman's name often spelled without its "e"
Progressive spokeswoman
Airport concern
Multi-platinum Diamond
Very loud, musically ... its symbol hints at four puzzle answers
Boarding site
Cosmologist Carl
Chicago commuter system, familiarly
Snow conveyance
Earns after taxes
Doomed
<DOWN>
Sun protection nos.
__ a sudden
Stiller's partner
__ Kodak
Bit of OED info
Building add-on
Literary Virginia
Clues for a bloodhound
Detox diet
Unbending
Coral island
Having lots of loose ends
Vedder of Pearl Jam
Flag down, as a cab
Focuses of activity
Passing words?
Website for handmade art
Morse code unit
Palindromic "before"
Drew Brees' asset
Texter's gratitude
Gasteyer of "SNL"
Draw graffiti on, say
Noted seashell seller
Decide not to call, in poker
Feudal holding
Seacrest morning co-host
Like some den walls
Directives
Spats
Borrowed, as a library book
Predicted takeoff hrs.
Dracula's canines
Tatum or Ryan
Bring together
New York's Ausable Chasm, e.g.
Yale founder Yale
Budget noodle dish
Egg-white omelet's lack
Bit of body ink
Shoo-__: easy winners

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, November 2018
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2018, 02:38:27 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Nov 27, 2018
<AUTHOR>
By Jeff Stillman / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
SAFARIS.FOURTHS
EDIFICE.APPARAT
VIETNAM.TOPSIDE
EEL.GRIP.REPENT
RUDD.USO.TRYSTS
..TAMS.KROC....
FERMI.TEE.REHAB
ONION.HRS.URALS
ESPNU.OFT.SANTA
....TARA.PTSD..
DEAFEN.CPA.ESTO
EXTERN.EAVE.DIP
BESTIAL.RATHOLE
TREACLE.ENDOWED
STALEST.RESENDS
<ACROSS>
Transvaal treks
Quarters
Big building
Political power structure
Asian setting of a 2017 PBS documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Not belowdecks
Snakelike fish
Golf club part
Mend one's sinful ways
Paul of "Ant-Man"
GI entertainers
Many soap opera meetings
Scottish caps
Ray of fast food
Nuclear pioneer Enrico
Kickoff aid
Physical therapy, briefly
French __ soup
Appt. book blocks
Mountains between Europe and Asia
Channel for school sports
Frequently, in verse
December temp
Skater Lipinski
Combat vet's affliction, briefly
Bombard with noise
Tax whiz
Spanish "this"
Nonresident hospital employee
Gutter locale
Party bowlful
Brutish
Dilapidated digs
Contrived sentimentality
Funded
Like the oldest bread
Emails anew
<DOWN>
Break, as ties
French parting
*Educational outing
Toward the stern
Mark on a table from a wet glass
Wax-winged flier of myth
Their winners go to the finals
The 1% in 1% milk
Portuguese wine city
*Social elite
Sounding like Popeye
Tastes
"Wish I __ said that"
Decides to leave in the manuscript
*Gambler's stoic expression
Bourne portrayer
*Quick-cook side dish
Enjoy a recliner
Enemy
Nav. rank
Norse god with a hammer
Dry-__ board
Without a doubt ... or what the starts of the answers to starred clues are?
PC key near Ctrl
Org. with merit badges
Chronological records
Stately 16th-century dance
Financial obligations
Wield, as influence
Perplexed
__ monitor: OB/GYN device
Peeling device
Like many shower stalls
Opinion columns
JFK postings
Tennis do-over
Furrow maker

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, November 2018
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2018, 09:03:56 AM »
Thanks Glenn9999!   :)

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, November 2018
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2018, 12:42:47 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Wed, Nov 28, 2018
<AUTHOR>
By Gary Cee / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2018 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
POET.ADJUST.ZAP
ATMO.ROOMBA.OWE
COMPUTERLAB.OAT
SHAHS..GAR.HERE
...AMATEURBOXER
CENTAUR.TORAH..
LAOS.TIS..IRISH
ACT.DOGTAGS.BIO
WHALE..UKE.BITE
..PILAF.INMATES
THREEPOINTER...
ROAD.IRS..REACH
IVY.LEGALBEAGLE
TEE.ICEAGE.LEAF
ERR.PETCAT.LENT
<ACROSS>
Mary Oliver, e.g.
Tweak
Obliterate in a flash
Prefix with sphere
Self-moving vacuum
"I __ you one"
High-tech classroom
Starchy grain
Bygone Persian rulers
Long-jawed fish
Present
Fighter at the Olympics
Man-horse hybrid
Synagogue reading
Country between Vietnam and Thailand
Quaint contraction
Type of coffee or whiskey
Congressional statute
Military IDs ... or what 17-, 23-, 51- and 61-Across have
Life highlights, briefly
Moby-Dick, e.g.
Hula strings
Pungent quality
Rice dish
"The Shawshank Redemption" extras
Court long shot
__ hog
Org. whose returns were never sales
Get to
Trellis climber
Astute attorney
Golf peg, or where it's used
Long cold spell
Image in a botanical print
Make a typo, say
Litter box visitor
Pre-Easter season
<DOWN>
D.C. influence gps.
"However," in tweets
"Handsome, clever, and rich" Jane Austen character
Headwear with tails
Works on walls
Stag's mate
Longtime Univision news anchor Ramos
Two dots above a vowel
Pizza chain in many food courts
Bar bill
Madagascar!, in the Bronx
In the know
Pan in Neverland
Inst. with the fight song "On, Brave Old Army Team"
Frost
Jay-Z's "D.O.A. (Death of __-Tune)"
H.S. subject that covers all the angles?
Jewish ritual
Jaguar's weapon
Individually
"Fat chance!"
"The Simpsons" disco devotee
Locale
Soil-clearing tools
Mark for omission
Related
Well-mannered man
Made up things
Reveal everything
Individually
Draw a blank
Nothing but
Done to death
Float in the air
Actor Oscar __ of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"
Pulitzer-winning author James
 Close-knit group
Test by lifting
Backtalk
Alternative to JFK or EWR
Perfecta or trifecta

phil262

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Re: PUZ, November 2018
« Reply #4 on: November 28, 2018, 08:06:52 AM »
« Last Edit: November 28, 2018, 08:09:30 AM by phil262 »

 


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