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Author Topic: PUZ, April 2019  (Read 6604 times)

Glenn9999

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PUZ, April 2019
« on: April 22, 2019, 01:22:25 AM »
Copy the text below and save it to a plain text file (*.TXT).  Then load into Across Lite to get your PUZ file.

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Apr 22, 2019
<AUTHOR>
C.C. Burnikel / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
DELTA..RAN.ABBA
ARIEL.NORA.PLOW
FINALTOUCH.ROWE
TEES.HISS.KIWIS
...ERECT.LOOSE.
.PHRASE.HEIRS..
GEISHA.SAG.IMPS
PAY.MUDFLAT.OLE
SLOW.RIO.LOCKET
..SATUP.SCORED.
.SILOS.SEALY...
BELLS.AIDS.SECT
LIVE.SCREENTIME
OKEY.PIER.AARON
BORE.ADS..BLEND
<ACROSS>
River-end formation
Sprinted
"Dancing Queen" group
Disney mermaid
"A Doll's House" heroine
Snow remover
*Last bit of decoration
"Dirty Jobs" host Mike
Casual tops
Pressure cooker sound
New Zealand fruits
Standing tall
Off the leash
Sentence part
Ones gathering for a will reading
Kimono-clad entertainer
Droop
Little devils
Pony up
*Coastal wetland often exposed at low tide
Corrida cry
Moving like sloths
Spanish river
Heart-shaped photo holder
Suddenly became attentive
Beat the goalie
Rural storage buildings
Serta alternative
Church ringers
Gives a hand
Religious subdivision
Like many ESPN broadcasts
Amount of TV watching limited by parents, and a hint to the last word of the answers to starred clues
"__-doke!"
Harbor structure
Slugger Judge
Party pooper
Pop-up annoyances
Mix
<DOWN>
Nutty
Only Great Lake that borders Pennsylvania
Ticket booth annoyance
Commercial lures
Every bit (of)
Awaken rudely
Fly ball trajectories
"Don't think so"
Presupposed by experience
*Talks big
"Space Oddity" rocker David
Fills with wonder
"Hold the rocks"
Synonym-loaded reference
Zen garden fish
__ Emanuel, Obama's first Chief of Staff
Attorney's job
Gong sound
*Lone Ranger's shout
"2001" computer
Rte.-finding aid
Bay Area airport letters
Implored
Good to go
Guacamole, e.g.
Jack or hammer
State fish of South Dakota
Seer's __ ball
How-__: DIY guides
Meal at Passover
Fancy watch brand
Stable studs
Gooey mass
Etching fluid
County Kerry country
"Let's do it!"
Take care of
Place for a massage
Arrest, as a perp

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, April 2019
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2019, 12:00:53 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Apr 23, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Robert Fisher / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
AMIGO.SOWN.AMMO
GONER.KROC.READ
THUMBPIANO.RELY
.ITS.ANN..PERES
ACE.FINGERLAKES
LARCENY.MOORAGE
SNOUT..AIM..TOY
...PALMFROND...
APR..OUT..ENLAI
SEESALL.MALCOLM
KNUCKLEBALL.SIP
ASPIC..OTT.STE.
LIPO.FOURINHAND
OVEN.INTO.AORTA
TEDS.BOSN.TETON
<ACROSS>
Barcelona buddy
Scattered, as seeds
Rifle filler
Hopeless case
Fast-food legend Ray
Enjoy a comic book, say
Small plucked instrument
Fall back (on)
"__ Been Awhile": Staind song
Columnist Landers
Israeli president, 2007-2014
Blackjack card
New York region, or its narrow bodies of water
Petit or grand crime
Docking fee
Hog's nose
Objective
Fisher-Price product
Tropical tree leaf
Busy IRS month
Not at home
China's Zhou __
Doesn't miss a thing
Forbes publisher Forbes
Fluttering pitch
Dainty taste
Gelatin dish
Slugging legend Mel
Canonized Fr. female
Slimming surg.
Popular necktie knot ... and a hint to the starts of 17-, 24-, 33- and 51-Across
Cookie cooker
Big on
Vital heart line
"Bill & __ Excellent Adventure"
Cap'n's underling
Wyoming's __ Range
<DOWN>
Ten-percenter: Abbr.
Native American in a Cooper title
Not yet born
Precious stones
Mars or Venus
Like teenagers in the comic strip "Zits"
Chimp kin
Was victorious
Sgt. or cpl.
Unpaid debt
Kalahari mongoose
Source of machismo, perhaps
Epic journey
Tylenol target
Gaza Strip gp.
Capp and Capone
Greek cheese
Mideast ruler
NFL analyst Tony
Trophy shape
Toward the tiller
Hang around
Grand Canyon animal
"Little" Dickens girl
Org. hacked at its Watergate offices
Require much (of)
Lost in thought
Signed on for another tour
Skill rarely practiced now
Not aligned with
Little rascal
Descendants
"Best in Show" org.
__ of honor
High: Pref.
Boxing matches
Horse's footwear
Innocuous falsehood
Musician Yoko
__ King Cole
"The Da Vinci Code" author Brown

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Re: PUZ, April 2019
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2019, 12:26:45 PM »
Thank you, again, for doing this for us.  I appreciate it.

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Re: PUZ, April 2019
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2019, 02:53:45 PM »
And the same from me - you are doing us all a service. :)

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, April 2019
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2019, 12:14:17 AM »
The encouragement is always much appreciated.  Next puzzle...

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Wed, Apr 24, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Ed Sessa / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
CHESTS.SAC.LETS
REWORK.ANA.EDIE
ARABIA.KGBAGENT
BANE.TRILLIONTH
...RHEA.EELS...
ABASE.BERG.EARS
REV.DIAL.ROTGUT
UTE.DATEBAR.ANO
BEDLAM.GYMS.VIP
ALAI.LAYS.OMENS
...THEM.EENY...
HEPTAGONAL.HALO
ADULTERY.ALEGUP
GAZE.NEE.TOREAT
SMOG.DST.EXODUS
<ACROSS>
Keepsake containers
Biological pouch
"I'm up for it!"
Change in a big way
Santa __ winds
Singer Adams
World's largest peninsula
Antagonist in many le Carré novels
Nemesis
Teeny-tiny fraction
"Better Call Saul" actress Seehorn
Wrigglers sought by snigglers
Demean
Floating ice hazard
Hearing things?
Leader of a flock: Abbr.
Remote precursor
Hooch
Sport-__
Oatmeal-crusted treat
12 meses
Uproarious confusion
Places to shoot hoops
Big kahuna
Jai __
Places, as a bet
Signs of the future
Those opposing us
Counting-out word
Seven-sided
Saintly glow
"Madame Bovary" subject
Competitive edge, as illustrated in the answers to starred clues from left to right
Steady look
Bridal bio word
Excitedly unwrapped
Layer over some cities
Mar.-to-Nov. hrs.
Genesis follower
<DOWN>
__ bisque
Mount Olympus queen
McGregor of "Christopher Robin"
Sleeps it off, with "up"
Prefix with atomic
Circle the rink
H.H. Munro's pseudonym
One opening a can of worms?
*Telegraphed message
*346-piece Big Ben, e.g.
Paradise
Salon treatment
Meyers of "Late Night"
Have a bug
Moroccan capital
Gossip columnist Hopper
Dutch-speaking Caribbean island
Asian palm nut
"Plant-powered" hair care brand
*Gray wrote one in a country churchyard
Tequila source
Scrap
Puts an end to
*Post-apocalyptic Will Smith film
Welles who played Kane
What "two" meant to Paul Revere
*What makes Guy a guy?
Ovid collection
"You saved me!"
Tipped top
Make very happy
Fairy tale crones
Paraffin-coated cheese
"The Godfather" novelist
Nureyev's no
On in years
Tropical party
Chooses
Bagel topper

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, April 2019
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2019, 02:06:01 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Apr 29, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Matt McKinley / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
ENC...PATTI.CAP
NEHI.TENHUT.USE
TWINSISTERS.BTW
RANFAST.ONASSIS
.TOOK..ACIDIC..
...REIGN.PAGODA
BDRM.DUDE.THUMB
LIE.ROYALWE.TIL
ANDRE.SLOP.CSNY
HEAVEN.SIMBA...
..LENOVO..AVIS.
THERAGE.HIJINKS
OUR.CARDINALSIN
GET.TIDIED.SULU
ADS.SNIPS...MLB
<ACROSS>
Britannica ref.
Singer LuPone
Baseball hat
Classic grape soda
Sarge's command
Put into play
Advice columnists Ann and Abby, e.g. (AL Central)
"If I may digress ...," in texts
Sprinted
Jackie's Ari
__ one's time: didn't rush
Sharp-tasting
King's tenure
Tiered Asian temple
Apt.'s sleeping area
"Bro!"
Hitch, as a ride
Commit perjury
Monarch's self-referential plural pronoun (AL Central)
Shop __ you drop
"The Giant" of wrestling
Food for hogs
"Ohio" quartet, initially
St. Peter's domain
"The Lion King" hero
Chinese PC giant whose name is partly derived from the Latin for "new"
Hertz rival
Faddish pursuit, after "all"
Carefree antics
"The Fault in __ Stars": 2014 film
Pride or greed, e.g. (NL Central)
Obtain
Neatened (up)
Chekov bridgemate, in "Star Trek"
GEICO specialties?
Little cuts
Org. in which the start of five answers is a "central" player
<DOWN>
__'acte: intermission
A novice in
Trouser material
Kid brother, at times
Colony crawler
2000s teen drama set in California
Rutabaga, e.g.
Tryst-confirming words
Preteens in a pack (NL Central)
Italian wine hub
Chapel seats
Bring up to speed
"__ the season ... "
Sushi bar drink
[Ah, me!]
"Furthermore ... "
Altar promise
Five __: burger chain
Key with one flat: Abbr.
With dexterity
"How dull"
Enjoy fine food
Warnings of serious danger (NL Central)
Wells sci-fi race
Performs in costume, as a Civil War battle
Typist's meas.
KOA patron
Nitpicks
Consequence of an absence of pain, in an exercise mantra
Mexicali's peninsula
"Rigoletto" composer
"To wrap up ... "
Proficiency
Frat party garb
Tinted
Makes haste, old-style
Swing voter: Abbr.
Cold shoulder
Quick swim

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Re: PUZ, April 2019
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2019, 12:47:37 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Apr 30, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Bruce Venzke and Gail Grabowski / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
PACS.BOGIE.JIBE
ELAL.ANAIS.ORAL
ELLY.STRIPSHOWS
PAL.PEON..ONCLE
.HIGHSPIRITS...
..TAN...SNOOZES
STEPON.SVU.NOSH
MAV.MOSHPIT.NAE
USED.HAY.TOOKUP
GENESIS...DUI..
...ATTHISPOINT.
SPADE..TAOS.GAM
SHIPWRECKS.AONE
REDA.ASHES.HUGO
SWAN.ELYSE.STOW
<ACROSS>
Campaign donation orgs.
Actor's nickname heard in the song "Key Largo"
Be in sync (with)
Airline that doesn't fly on Shabbat
Diarist Nin
Spoken
"The Beverly Hillbillies" daughter __ May
Performances by Chippendales dancers
Sidekick
McJob worker
Le frère d'un père
Jubilation
Beach shade
Nods off
Squash underfoot
"Law & Order: __"
Snack
Dallas hoopster, briefly
Slam-dancing area
Kilt wearer's "no"
Like thrift shop items
Pitchfork target
Began, as a hobby
Phil Collins' longtime band
Serious fwy. violation
Right now
Digging tool
Art community NNE of Santa Fe
Pinup's leg
Sea disasters, and a hint to what's literally hidden in 18-, 23-, 38- and 50-Across
Top-drawer
Shameful symbol in a Hawthorne novel
E-cigarette's lack
Novelist Victor
Ballet title bird
"Family Ties" mom
Store securely
<DOWN>
Sound from a nest
Quran deity
Declare all debts resolved
Devious
Wrigley Field corners
Winning
Bouquet __: herb bundle
Square root of IX
Seer's "gift"
Either "J" in J&J
Camaro __-Z
Turn on the waterworks
Apart from this
__ speak
__ Penh
Lack of continuity
Answer the invite, initially
Alaskan native
Nodding off
Jacob's twin
Herding dog name
Too sure of oneself
Subdue with a zap
Like an extremely well-pitched game
Short, moneywise
Window framework
Disturbances
Like many a successful poker player
"Certainement!"
Crock-Pot dinner
Like wool, for many
"For goodness __!"
Rustler-chasing group
Dance that "takes two"
The Baltics, once: Abbr.
"Close call!"
Verdi opera
Catty utterance?
Grammy winner Corinne Bailey __
Bilingual subj.
Massage reactions

 


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