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Author Topic: PUZ, Februrary 2019  (Read 807 times)

Glenn9999

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PUZ, Februrary 2019
« on: February 04, 2019, 02:08:37 AM »
Here's a puzzle.  As always, copy to a text file and then load that text file in Across Lite to get the puzzle.

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Feb 4, 2019
<AUTHOR>
By Winston Emmons / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
AMASS.BUS.ACTAS
RANTO.ASH.PLATE
MEDAL.TEA.REBEL
...NOHARMNOFOUL
GRO.IRA.EON.OPS
NOMUSSNOFUSS...
ADEPT..SUN.EARP
TENT.SAILS.OREO
SOSO.INE..NUDES
...NOMORENOLESS
IMO.ROI.NET.NEE
NOPAINNOGAIN...
CRETE.TIE.COAST
AARON.ELL.ENDED
SLANT.DYS.DOSES
<ACROSS>
Gather in a pile
City transport
Assume the role of
Dashed in the direction of
Fireplace remnants
Baseball's home __
Military decoration
China : cha :: U.S. : __
Resistance member
Misdeed exculpation
Garden product word
Lyricist Gershwin
Ages and ages
Word after photo or black
Done tidily and without stress
Skillful
Early riser?
Wyatt of the Old West
Bedouin abode
Takes out the sloop
Classic cookie
Mediocre
Suffix with alp
Models for some Adam and Eve art
Precisely
Texter's "I believe"
Louis XIV, par exemple
Badminton partition
Originally called
Exercise mantra
Minotaur's island
Overtime cause, in sports
Seashore
Brother of Moses
Right-angled pipe shape
Came to a conclusion
Slope
Prefix with -lexic
Gives medicine to
<DOWN>
Pitcher's asset
West of "My Little Chickadee"
Plus
Ollie's partner
Single singer
WWII Philippine battleground
Manipulative sort
Causing disgrace
Cooks' protective wear
Sheet music symbol
Forbidden
Consumed eagerly
Disposes of on eBay
60-min. periods
Subjects, usually, in grammar class
Bitty biters
Show with horses and bulls
Warning signs
Model Kate married to Justin Verlander
Willow twig
South Korea's capital
Elizabeth of cosmetics
Creator of yummy "pieces"
Entourage
Do what he says or you lose
Made sacred, as with oil
Observed
"Murder on the __ Express"
Marx co-author
Cultural funding org.
Machu Picchu builders
Point of a fable
Wagner work
Huge amount, as of homework
Slick, like a garage floor
Forbidden thing, and what each of four long answers is?
Spots on television
Understand
NFL scores
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2019, 12:31:23 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Feb 5, 2019
<AUTHOR>
By Tyler Lian & Jeff Chen / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
TKO.CASTE.EQUIP
YEN.OCEAN.NURSE
GREENCARD.RENEW
AIMSFOR..BASSES
..ACES.INAPT...
SAN.STUDENTLOAN
CRASS.SCAT.OPTS
HIRT.NEHRU.VERY
MEME.EDIT.BENIN
OLYMPICPOOL.SAC
...COLDS.VASE..
MABELL..GENESIS
ECOLI.SHARKTANK
SHALT.HEIDI.MOI
HESSE.ONTOE.ENT
<ACROSS>
Ring ref's decision
Hindu division
Rig up
Hankering
Aquaman's realm
"Grey's Anatomy" staffer
Immigrant's ID
Extend the library borrowing term
Tries to hit
Low singers
Blackjack elevens
Not fitting
Title for Jose or Diego?
Tuition-paying aid
Rude and crude
"Begone, feline!"
Unsubscribes, with "out"
Jazz trumpeter Al
Indian prime minister mentored by Gandhi
Eric Carle's "The __ Hungry Caterpillar"
Viral internet item
Improve text
Porto-Novo's land
Competitive swimming venue
Cul-de-__
Sniffling maladies
Mother's Day gift holder
Old phone company nickname
Biblical opening
Food recall culprit
Emmy-winning reality series for entrepreneurs ... and a place for the ends of 17-, 27- and 42-Across?
Biblical verb
Fictional Swiss miss
"Excusez-__"
Frankfurt's state
How ballerinas dance
Sinus doc
<DOWN>
Rapper whose name sounds like an endangered cat
"The Americans" co-star Russell
Many an action film hero
Admit
Greet aggressively
Burn a little
Road covering
Conclude
Fascinated
The Roots' frontman on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon"
Big coffeepots
"Noted"
Church rows
PC panic key
African language group
Tracking implants, for short
A few feet from
Blockhead
Princess who gives up her voice to be human
Vintage music purchase
Magical access words
Glass-roofed lobbies
Timberlake's former band
Biological building blocks
Sam of "Peaky Blinders"
Tot's comforter, affectionately
Not at all 32-Across
Work too hard
Opposite of rise
Screen door material
Aleve target
Jungle squeezers
Canter or gallop
A party to, as a private joke
Classroom acting
"Shameless" network, briefly
Egg layer
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2019, 12:57:58 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Wed, Feb 6, 2019
<AUTHOR>
By Jerry Edelstein / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
.NAVE.TARP.BASH
HEMIN.EDIE.ESTA
AHEAD.SHOOTSPAR
JRS..FLO.ROTINI
JUSTPRACTICING.
...HIE..RAKE...
TARANTULA...BEE
HEARTSPECIALIST
ERG...PEERSINTO
...ASHE..ESA...
.KOSHERPASTRAMI
MASTER.EFT..GUV
STARPOWER.LOOSE
RIGA.NOVO.PARTS
PEEL.SEES.STAY.
<ACROSS>
Area with pews
It's saved for a rainy day
Monster party
Constrain
Singer Adams
Spanish "this"
In first place
Does really well, for a weekend golfer
Sophs, come Sep.
"Who Dat Girl" rapper __ Rida
Corkscrew pasta
"Next time's for real"
Hurry, old-style
Leaf-clearing tool
Hairy spider
It stings
Cardiologist
Energy unit
Looks through, as a keyhole
Tennis immortal
Spanish "that"
Jewish deli meat
Learn from A to Z
Little newt
Bloke
"America's Got Talent" judges' concern
With 62-Across, handyman's assortment, and a hint to what's in each set of circles
Latvian seaport
De __: again
See 58-Across
Cocktail garnish
Gets the picture
Keep up (with)
<DOWN>
'60s jacket style
"What __!": "Ick!"
By way of
See 28-Down
Musk's electric car brand
Limited in scope, as a committee
Grande opening
Illinois city that symbolizes mainstream America
Lifelong pal
Clinton's first Defense secretary
Sporty Ford, to devotees
Big name in spydom
Pilgrimage to Mecca
Clock sound
Guitar neck features
Whaling direction
Pub order
Copy on a transparent sheet
With 4-Down, fairy tale's last words
Fizzy prefix
Tattered cloth
Word with class or case
Blues legend John __ Hooker
Storage container
Approximate fig.
WWII arena
"__ my case"
Exec's hire, perhaps
"Tell the truth!"
Starlike
Fox News anchor Smith
Wading birds
Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Ledecky
Missouri river
"Pet" irritation
High dos
Greek marketplace
Smelling of mold
Lithographer James
No. on a new car window
Misery
CD predecessors
Breakfast grain
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2019, 01:08:07 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Feb 18, 2019
<AUTHOR>
By Kurt Krauss / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
PTA.SPANX.MAGOO
CUL.TEPEE.ATONE
TRAVELBAN.WANED
.KREME.LOL.NEC.
SEMI..GENTLEBEN
EYELASH..DENALI
LSD.LOOSE.ADDLE
....DUSTBIN....
SEINE.TYSON.MSN
EXTORT..ENSUITE
CESTSIBON..SNAG
.CAW.MER.OPCIT.
JULES.HOTDOGBUN
ATILT.ANODE.ATE
REELS.ROOST.RED
<ACROSS>
Class-conscious gp.
Big name in underwear
Near-sighted Mr.
__-de-sac
Conical home
Do penance
Extreme-weather restriction, perhaps
Dwindled
Krispy __ doughnuts
Chat room chuckle
Japanese computer giant
18-wheeler
Title bear of '60s TV
A flirt may bat one
Mount McKinley, now
'60s "acid"
Like baggy pants
Bewilder
Brit's trash can
Paris' river
Boxing's "Iron Mike"
Yahoo! rival
Obtain through intimidation, as money
Attached, as hotel rooms
Classic French song whose title means "It's so good"
Unexpected thing to hit
Cornfield sound
Suffix with iso- or poly-
Footnote abbr.
Sci-fi author Verne
Frank holder
Leaning
Battery post
Absorbed, as a loss
Fishing line holders
What a rooster rules
Like seven U.S. flag stripes
<DOWN>
Cut for an agt.
Thanksgiving birds
Fearful
Flower part
Brazilian soccer legend
Msg. for a cop car
"Their Eyes Were Watching God" novelist Zora __ Hurston
Arc lamp gas
Animal's gullet
Finished
(Having) spoiled
Like amoebas
Wordsmith's ref.
Wedding wear
Inc., in Toronto
French salt
White-sheet wearer, on Halloween
Singer Rimes and soaps actress Hunley
Never, in Neuss
Birch family trees
Not worth a __
Hog's home
"Barnaby Jones" star Buddy
+ or - particle
"Just a __!"
Carry out, as a task
"Don't believe that!"
Ailing
Hotel room amenity
It's a law
Opposite of pos.
Comic Conway
Maritime safety gp.
Joy of "The View"
Maine college town
Sports betting numbers
Browning or Burns
Pickle container
Ave. crossers
As well
Beatty of "Deliverance"
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2019, 02:35:25 AM »
Thanks again!

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #5 on: February 18, 2019, 11:03:48 AM »
Ditto!

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2019, 12:34:04 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Feb 19, 2019
<AUTHOR>
By Paul Coulter / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
BASSI.THOU.ABBA
AGAIN.EARS.RILL
SOURGRAPES.ITUP
INTERIM.ORESTES
LYE.ALOT..STER.
...UTE.ORATORIO
MASSE.STALE.ENO
IMAC.UMAMI.INSP
NIL.PRESS.TIDES
INTRANET.POI...
.ONAN..ETSY.AKA
WAPITIS.EASTMAN
ACES.SWEETHEART
RIPE.NANU.OATES
PDAS.TBSP.PLINY
<ACROSS>
Deep opera voices
Quaint "you"
"SOS" pop group
From square one
Pair on a Disney World hat
Little brook
*Sore loser's reaction
Live __: party hearty
Temporary period
Clytemnestra's son
Soap-making chemical
Often
Road's end?
Versatile vehicle, for short
Handel's "Messiah" is one
Vertical billiards stroke
Not fresh
Ambient music pioneer Brian
Apple computer
Fifth and newest member of the set that includes the starts of the answers to starred clues
NYPD rank
Zero, like chances
"Full court" NBA defense
Pat Conroy's "The Prince of __"
Corporate info-sharing system
Hawaiian dish
"Chestnuts roasting __ open fire"
Online craft store
Rap sheet abbr.
Elks, in Canada
__ Kodak
Top poker cards
*Valentine recipient
Ready for harvesting
Half of Mork's sign-off
Novelist Joyce Carol __
Smartphone ancestors, briefly
Cookbook amt.
"Elder" Roman scholar
<DOWN>
Fragrant herb
Ecstasy's opposite
Fry
"Your Highness"
Unappreciative one
Pedro's "I love you"
WWII General __ Arnold
Crumbled sundae-topping cookie
Cold War power: Abbr.
Noble Brit
*Finale to fight to, with "the"
Treatment for gray hair
Swiss peaks
Irritate but good
90° from sur
How food may be seasoned
Trojans' sch.
Male sheep
Thrilla in Manila boxer
"My bad!"
Revealing skirt
Protein building block
*Hip-hop trio with a condimental name
"Peter Pan" pirate
Reception server
Three, on a sundial
Breathe heavily
Kid's favorite store, often
Elevates
10th-grader's exam, for short
Start a golf hole
Vintage violin
Megan's "Will & Grace" role
Anxious
__ speed: "Star Trek" rate
Fails to be
Q-tip
Greenish-blue
Nav. rank
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2019, 08:29:13 AM »
You da man @Glenn9999!

trauer1282

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2019, 10:22:15 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Fri, Feb 22, 2019
<AUTHOR>
By Patti Varol  / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
ASKME.AGES.SAPS
CLAUS.LILA.ICET
KILLERWAIL.DUPE
.PEC.BEN..TERSE
..CHRISTIANBAIL
ATHEIST.DUNE...
HEIST..TED.TCBY
MAP.TAGSAIL.ALA
ELSE.RIP..EFRON
...GOOF.PADLOCK
BEYONDTHEPAIL..
ERASE..ALI.TKT.
ZULU.ABRONXTAIL
OPER.RADS.VENTI
STUF.MAYI.IDEST
<ACROSS>
Information desk sign
Sits in a cellar, say
Chuckleheads
Yuletide name
Philanthropist Wallace
Grammy-winning rapper
Totally rad electric guitar performance?
Short copy?
Upper bod muscle
Poor Richard, really
Brusque
Emergency bucket on Dior's boat?
Nonbeliever
Shoreline flood protection
Caper film event
Actor Danson
Dessert chain with Cotton Candy Freeze
Travel guide
Jib made of clothing labels?
SE state
"When all __ fails ... "
"Let 'er __!"
Zac of "Baywatch"
Error
Master piece?
Where to find more beach toys?
Expunge
Mahershala of "True Detective"
IMAX purchase
X-ray, Yankee, __
Impressive New York zoo peacock display?
Phone button abbr.
X-ray units
Starbucks size
Double __ Oreos
"If you don't mind?"
In other words, in Caesar's words
<DOWN>
"Crikey!"
Berth place
Healthy snack
Puts a cover on, as a bed
Jargon suffix
Astros' MLB division
Really big
"The House With a Clock in Its Walls" director Roth
"On the Road" narrator
Secondary wager
Integra maker
"For every generation" soft drink
1943 penny metal
Hitting stat
Paramount Network, once
"Norma Rae" director
Writer's block breakthrough
German wheels
Words of lament
Marsh duck
Cough syrup meas.
Actress who plays Kimmy Schmidt's landlady
Allied group
Jerk
"Sunday Night Baseball" analyst, familiarly
One often taking a bow
Helen of Troy's mother
Try to find oneself?
Made moth moves
Half and half
House speaker after Ryan
Neat as __
Amazon founder
Blow one's stack
Ivy in Conn.
Resistant to cold, as plants
Small songbirds
Parka sleeve
"Listen, ewe!"
Income tax Amendment
Hammered

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #9 on: February 25, 2019, 03:24:36 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Feb 25, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Ed Sessa / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
ATOMS.HOWL.PCBS
SINAI.ELIE.UHOH
STEIN.RAKE.LIRA
..FLAGOFIRELAND
CSI.TRI..EMONEY
HIFIRECORDING..
ULTRA..NEAT....
MOHS.AFOOT.AHME
....SURF..BLOOP
..WHATIFIREFUSE
ASIAGO..MEL.SHE
WHERESTHEFIRE..
MONO.AREA.EATAT
ANIL.LOWS.FROME
NEED.ETSY.SEPIA
<ACROSS>
Sources of nuclear energy
Wolf call
Banned pollutants, briefly
Exodus mount
Author Wiesel
"I smell trouble"
Tavern mug
Get off the lawn, as leaves
Noncurrent currency of Italy
Tricolor flier in Dublin
Longtime forensic drama
The first "T" in TNT
Bitcoin, notably
Quality sound reproduction
Prefix with violet
Shipshape
Mineral hardness scale
"The game is __": Sherlock Holmes
"Alas!"
Waves to ride on
Hit that barely gets over the infield
"And suppose my answer is no?"
Panini cheese
"Alice" diner owner
"That's all __ wrote"
"What's your hurry?" ... and a literal hint to what's hiding in 20-, 27- and 42-Across
Stereo preceder
Length times width
Erode
Blue dye
Storm-producing weather systems
Wharton's Ethan
Must have
Crafter's website
Brown-toned photo
<DOWN>
Stubborn animal
Chickadee relative
20% expressed as a fraction
Snail or junk follower
"New York, New York" crooner
Valiant
Disney snowman
User-edited site
Eyed wolfishly
Don, as boots
China's __ Kai-shek
Carried
Shielded from the sun
College sr.'s exam
Send out
Buddy
Grain storage area
Tax-collecting agcy.
Like most light switches
Classic roadster
Used car lot event
The "F" in TGIF: Abbr.
Furry sitcom ET
Landing site for Santa's sleigh
Dance in a pit
Olympic fencing event
Wise one
Opinions
Dog at a cookout
Ramis of "Ghostbusters"
"Doesn't bother me at all"
NFL official
"Oh, no, bro!"
Dazzled
Relaxed running pace
Fells with an ax
Steak order
Mate, across the Channel
Tazo product
My Blog of Totally Random Crossword Observations: http://glenncrossblog.wordpress.com

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Re: PUZ, Februrary 2019
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2019, 08:02:36 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Mar 4, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Kurt Mengel & Jan-Michele Gianette / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
AGNES.SCAD.CLUE
TIARA.OHSO.RING
OGDENSNASH.ESSO
MIA.DENT..METES
...GARYSCOOPER.
ATTILA..ENRON..
FAUN..STLEO.TEC
ABRAHAMSLINCOLN
RUN.ARIAS..AMIE
..TINCT..ICIEST
.ROCKSHUDSON...
SAGAS..LIAR.PGA
ETON.BETTYSFORD
AILS.OARS.EERIE
TODO.GRAY.TEENS
<ACROSS>
Moorehead of "Bewitched"
Whole bunch
This is one
Sparkling topper
Extremely
"With this __ ... "
Poet's Rambler?
Gas brand in Canada
Ronan Farrow's mom
Ding in a car
Parcels (out)
"High Noon" actor's Mini?
Most-feared Hun
2001 scandal company
Deity with goat legs
Canonized pope who kept 26-Across from invading Rome
Gumshoe
President's Continental?
Stocking flaw
La Scala solos
Dijon darling
Touch of color
Most slippery, as roads
"Pillow Talk" actor's Hornet?
Complex tales
Tale teller
Tour gp. with tees
School attended by many English statesmen
First lady's Mustang?
Has a cold, say
Rowboat movers
Like horror film music
Fuss
Cloudy
Most high schoolers
<DOWN>
Split bit
1958 Chevalier musical
Nothing, in Spain
Before, poetically
Open-toed shoe
Cher's singing partner
Online talks
Beast of burden
Head-slapping word from Homer
Sleazy sort, in slang
"Pay attention when I speak"
Racing family name
They may clash on film sets
Toxin fighters
Dummy
Actress Torres of "Firefly"
Phones in pockets or purses
"That's __ haven't heard"
A distant place
"Forbidden" perfume
What things do when touched by Midas
Actress Jada Pinkett __
Flight safety org.
Fans of college sports' Bulldogs
Tech product review website
Actor Tom who said, "There's no crying in baseball"
Curved parts
Eve's firstborn
"No problem for me!"
"By Jove!"
Tight undergarment
Betting odds, e.g.
Michelob diet beer
Rattlebrained
Chair or sofa
Skin opening
Broad smile
Citrus drinks
Peat source
Organ with a drum
Lawyer's charge

 


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