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Author Topic: PUZ, December 2019  (Read 2353 times)

Glenn9999

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PUZ, December 2019
« on: December 02, 2019, 12:05:25 AM »
As always, copy the text below and save it to a TXT file.  Then load that file in Across Lite to get your PUZ.

<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Dec 2, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Adam Vincent / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
CASA.HEGEL.IPAD
AXED.ALEXA.ROMA
FLAW.MONEYMAKER
..TAI.PERMANENT
COURTJESTER.RDS
UNREAL...NEW...
FIT.LAPSE..ACTI
FOLLOWINGORDERS
SNES..CLOSE.NUB
...DUB...HASTEN
DSL.BACKPACKERS
ONTHEBONE.HER..
GAGWRITERS.WIFI
GREY.ETAIL.ECON
YENS.SADLY.REEK
<ACROSS>
Peruvian home
German philosopher who wrote "The Phenomenology of Spirit"
Microsoft Surface competitor
Chopped down
Amazon assistant
Italia's capital
Imperfection
*Lucrative business
Mai __: cocktail
Hard to erase, as markers
*Medieval entertainer
Ave. and tpk.
Hard to believe
Word with York or Jersey
In shape
Forgetful moment
First part of a play
Doing as told, in the military ... or what the starts of the answers to starred clues can literally have?
Mario Kart console, initially
"__, but no cigar"
Pencil eraser, e.g.
Christen, as a knight
Hurry up
ISP option
*Hostel audience?
How chops or ribs are served
That girl
*Comedian's suppliers
Modern in-flight amenity
Earl __ tea
Etsy's biz, e.g.
Supply-and-demand sci.
Cravings
With a long face
Stink
<DOWN>
Campus eatery, for short
Guns N' Roses frontman Rose
Slow-moving coastal critter
Bothersome browser apps
__ and eggs
Slip out to tie the knot
Heredity units
Apply, as pressure
Joes who aren't pros
Persia, now
Rod for stirring a fire
Change for the better
Pub game
Former filly
Prefix for Venice's country
Perp's restraints
Bagel flavoring
"The Hunger Games" star, to fans
Roll of bills
Insta upload
NBC late-night weekend staple, familiarly
Freudian focus
Heart of the rink
More faithful
13-digit pub. codes
'60s hallucinogen
Org. providing workplace safety posters
Attain
Lyft competitor
Bottle-fed tykes
Backyard chef's stick
Pooch, to a tyke
Drum type
Three-star mil. officer
Panna __: Italian dessert
Work with dough
Danger
"I-" rds., e.g.
Crafty
Hardly a friend
Confident crossword solver's choice

SVKeeley

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Re: PUZ, December 2019
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019, 01:48:49 AM »
Thanks again!

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, December 2019
« Reply #2 on: December 03, 2019, 12:00:01 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Dec 3, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Robert E. Lee Morris / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
SCUD.EBSEN.SQIN
OUZO.SALTY.AUDI
BRIGHTSIDE.HILL
....EASE..MACES
LESTAT.REMARK..
EXHALED.RELATES
NCAR..ALANA.ELO
SUR.WISEGUY.MMA
ESP.ACHOO..APOP
SETFREE.NOWHERE
..ORDERS.NEARED
JANIS..LOSE....
URGE.SMARTPHONE
NOUN.PANDA.ONYX
ODED.ASTOR.COCO
<ACROSS>
Desert Storm missile
Jed Clampett portrayer Buddy
Newspaper ad meas.
Greek liqueur
Like much snack food
German wheels
Optimistic viewpoint to "look on"
"The Way You Love Me" singer Faith
Comfort
Medieval clubs
Vampire played by Cruise
Offhand comment
Breathed out
Connects (to)
Eastern neighbor of Tenn.
"FBI" actress De La Garza
"Strange Magic" rock band
California's Big __
Know-it-all
UFC sport
Psychic's "gift"
"Gesundheit!" evoker
For each unit
Emancipate
Middle of __: remote area
Restaurant chef's workload
Came close to
Singer Joplin
Taste defeat
Strong desire
Samsung product
Any thing, say
Bamboo muncher
Black stone
Pigged out (on), briefly
Fur tycoon
Designer Chanel
<DOWN>
Cry noisily
Many a stray 4-Down
Special forces weapon
Hound
Sprawling property
Barbershop quartet member
More underhanded
Flight board abbr.
"Bill __ Saves the World": science talk show
Arid African expanse
Hothead's trait
Wait in traffic
Rock's Lofgren
Get better
Southeast Asia's __ Peninsula
Camera attachments
Reason for absence
Wicked wit
Driveway surface
Jeremy Irons film based on a Christopher Paolini fantasy novel
Bill of fare
One of Santa's reindeer
"Get Shorty" novelist __ Leonard
Lathered (up)
Late July zodiac sign
City districts
Slushy treat
"I understand now!"
Ally
GM security system
Blubber
Point of view
Roman queen of the gods
Retired MLB slugger
Word on a dollar
Place for TLC
Humanities degs.
Ad __ committee
Lennon's love
Grand Central Sta. site
Skeleton prefix

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, December 2019
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2019, 12:02:08 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Mon, Dec 30, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Matthew Stock / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
DIANA.ELLIS.LAC
ADLIB.POISE.ALL
LAUNCHANGLE.TOO
..MESA.GHERKINS
ELI..HEAT.SENSE
XANTHANGUM.ROOT
INURE.TOPTEN...
TAMARI...ALISON
...MOSAIC.INTRO
CUSP.ARCHANGELS
UNCLE.SEEM..RYE
SWEETPEA.EARN..
TIN.HANGINTHERE
ONE.ILIED.AESOP
MDS.CLOSE.DATES
<ACROSS>
Beloved British princess
Clothing designer Perry
Lakers rivals, on NBA scoreboards
Improvise
Coolness under pressure
Every bit (of)
*Baseball batting statistic measured in degrees
In addition
Arizona city or landform
Cucumbers used as pickles
Peyton's quarterback brother
Cooking need
10-Down may have a sixth one
*Common food thickening agent
Beet or ginger
Accustom (to), as hardship
Best songs countdown list
Soy sauce often gluten-free
Actress __ Brie of "Mad Men"
Inlaid artwork
Emcee's opening
Crescent point
*High-ranking heavenly beings
Dad's brother
Appear to be
Corned beef on __
Fragrant climbing plant
Make, as money
Altoids container
"Don't give up yet!" ... or a hint to the answers to starred clues
Number of U.S. states with three-word capitals
Fibber's admission
Fable writer
Rx writers
In the ballpark
Calendar entries
<DOWN>
Indian lentil dish
Boise's st.
Foil metal
Yellow-striped pool ball
Basics
MPG-testing org.
In olden times
Start to shine
Capri or Wight
See 27-Across
Guy watching Telemundo, probably
Pete of the N.Y. Mets who broke Aaron Judge's rookie record for home runs in 2019
Room for a broom
"Verrrry funny"
Letterspacing technique, in typography
Highway off-ramp
Singer Del Rey
Tolkien creature
Stomp all over
Protagonist
L.A. commuter org.
Tiger's ex-wife
"Love __ Battlefield": Pat Benatar hit
Most harsh
Paris airport
Smell detector
Hall of talk TV
Frozen periods
Guerrilla Guevara
Made-to-order
Chillax
Movie takes
Congregation response
Moral standard
Gloomy aura
Somewhat
Flightless South American bird
Suffix with fluor-
__ v. Wade
Short albums, for short

SVKeeley

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Re: PUZ, December 2019
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2019, 05:47:59 AM »
I very much appreciate that you always supply the missing LAT puzzle! Thanks again!

Glenn9999

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Re: PUZ, December 2019
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2019, 04:49:12 AM »
<ACROSS PUZZLE V2>
<TITLE>
LA Times, Tue, Dec 31, 2019
<AUTHOR>
Gail Grabowski & Bruce Venzke / Ed. Rich Norris
<COPYRIGHT>
© 2019 Tribune Content Agency, LLC
<SIZE>
15x15
<GRID>
DIAZ.MOLL.OUSTS
ARCO.IKEA.UNHIT
BALD.AAABATTERY
SQUISHY.REMODEL
...ALA.SERA.SSE
BBBCOMPLAINT...
ORE.EMME.ESPANA
AILS..SUM..SCAR
RETURN.TART.ESC
...EEESHOEWIDTH
VAN.TAPS.PIN...
ONEIOTA.TOTASTE
WWWBROWSER.JEEP
EATIT.NEXT.ALAI
DROSS.SATS.MARC
<ACROSS>
"In Her Shoes" actress Cameron
"__ Flanders": Defoe novel
Dethrones
With the bow, to a violist
Furniture giant
Still standing, as a bowling pin
Like worn tires
Remote control insert
Like waterlogged sneakers
"Love It or List It" option
Pie __ mode
Inoculation fluids
Chicago-to-Indianapolis dir.
Grievance filed with a consumer protection org.
Source of iron
Palindromic supermodel
Sevilla's country
Has a bug
Tally
Brawl souvenir
Come back
Lemonlike
PC "oops" key
Spec for a large loafer
Mover's transport
Brewpub lineup
Wrestler's goal
The tiniest bit
As you like it, foodwise
Firefox or Chrome
Renegade on the road
Suffer defeat
First in line
Fronton game word
Smeltery refuse
Pre-coll. exams
Latin Grammy winner Anthony
<DOWN>
Applies gently
Saudi Arabia neighbor
Rights org. since 1920
Astrological sign system
Soccer great who co-founded Athletes for Hope
"Works for me"
"Orange Is the New Black" actress DeLaria
Tar pits locale
Overwhelms by sheer numbers
Golden rule preposition
Storage structures
Corvette quartet
Fashion sense
High-altitude home
__ gin fizz
Holmes and Poirot
Animal that sounds dull
Puff pastry cheese
Karate skill award
Some govt. heads
Adorns with Charmin, for short
Scored 100 on
Tweed's caricaturist
Gothic window feature
Go after in court
Chinese leader who hosted Nixon
Quick comebacks
"How cool!"
School assignments
Annoying sort
Gives rise to
Up the creek
Made a solemn promise
Sadat of Egypt
Not familiar with
Sacred wading bird of ancient Egypt
Thumb-typist's message
Ward of "CSI: NY"
Rip
Sweeping story
Briny expanse

 


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