The Morning Call (Sunday)

LOS ANGELES TIMES SUNDAY CROSSWORD PUZZLE

1/10/21

- Gimme a Hand!* by Fred Piscop

ACROSS

1 Fighting, after “at” 5 Fabled loser

9 Battle of heavyweigh­ts 13 Nail alternativ­e

18 Turkish currency

19 Not quite round

20 Luxury sheet material 21 Slopping the hogs, e.g. 22 *Smell awful

24 *Do a garage job

26 Shove off

27 Like loud crowds 29 Applied fragrant hair

dressing to

30 Tire pattern

32 Golden

34 Hanoi holiday

35 Social function

38 “Cast of thousands”

member

40 Davis Cup org.

42 Many Eng. degrees 45 Othello and kin

46 Titled women

47 Last checkbox, often 48 Set aflame 49 Misfortune­s

50 Tom and buck

51 SAT prep teacher, often 52 Firecracke­r part

53 “Toy Story” bully 54 Evaded the bouncer,

maybe

55 Bat-maker’s tool

56 Go through quickly 57 Reserve, as a date 59 Home with smoke flaps 60 Dancing pro

61 Suffix suggesting wealth 62 Ulna locale

64 Chaplin of “Game of

Thrones”

65 Drew out

67 Many airport rides

68 E is the only vowel that doesn’t begin any of their names

72 Napkin material 73 Unemotiona­l

74 Destiny and source of the

phoenix

75 Managed care gp. 76 Some eligible receivers 77 Informed, with “in” 78 Communion site 79 Frigate front

80 Tourist’s rental 81 Nitpickers split them 82 Of great scope 83 Composed tweets, say 84 Give it a

whirl 85 Cost to

play 86 Brut, compared to sec 87 Ate, with

“down” 88 Words with stew or pickle 89 Tender

spots 91 Took a

chance 93 Adorn with sequins 97 Toyed with, catstyle 99 Coming

and going 103 *Walk off

the job 105*Cause a disturbanc­e 107 Photo

shop, e.g. 108Printer

powder 109“Winning

__ everything”

110 Austen classic

111 Stains on reputation­s 112 Knocks out, in a way 113 Flat-nosed dogs

114 Like some pockets

DOWN

1 Auto pioneer

2 Potentiall­y ruinous 3 “Doggone it!”

4 Reacted to a punch

5 More saintly

6 St. Teresa’s home

7 “Norma __”

8 Designer Schiaparel­li 9 Roughly one-third of Africa 10 Where embryos develop 11 Emcee’s lapel attachment 12 Like GIs in the kitchen 13 Cream cheese serving 14 Play badly?

15 Cross above an altar 16 Vowel-rich lake

17 Join with a blowtorch 20 Rubs clean

23 Anna of “The Emoji Movie” 25 Wobble

28 Hotels.com quotes 31 *Speculate, in a way 33 *Have what it takes 35 Horse-and-buggy group 36 Four-page sheet

37 *Do a washday chore 39 Magneto’s enemies 41 Slipper, for one

42 *Try to deceive one of the

base runners

43 Big-box store division 44 Rodeo bovine

46 Take out

47 __ Banks

50 Minibike relative 51 Cantina appetizers 52 Shrek’s love

54 “The Elements of Bridge”

author Charles

55 Having one’s doubts 56 Turnips and parsnips 58 Prepares ham for an

omelet, say

59 Gain popularity on Twitter 60 Car washer, at times 63 Bassoon cousins

65 Send to the Hill 66 Currency of Jordan 69 Migratory herring 70 Portray fury or fear 71 Spread, as seed 73 X-Acto knife cut 74 Skin cream additive 77 Venice features 78 Respond to reveille 79 Manufactur­ed 81 Homes for gliders 82 Suds maker 83 Placement word 86 Ducklings’ dads 87 Reaches a peak 88 Chesapeake Bay, e.g. 90 Offer a view

92 Winery process 93 Worker during a

walkout

94 Dark cloud

95 Choral part

96 Kett of old comics 98 Faucet annoyance 100Point a finger at

101 Coin depicting a torch 102 Totally lose it 104Obey the coxswain 106Pac-12 sch.

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