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L.A. TIMES SUNDAY PUZZLE

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“IN OTHER WORDS” By JOE KIDD ACROSS

1 Pole, e.g. 5 Old toon feline with an alley gang 11 Pro Football Hall of Fame state 15 Moonwalker

Shepard 19 Pad starter 20 Stir up 21 Early sci-fi

captain 22 Travels

randomly 23 EARTH 25 AIDE 27 Muss up, as

hair 28 Soup kitchen

service 30 Leave slackjawed 32 Shrub with a

purple fruit 34 Lab dish

eponym 38 Workout

aftermath, often 42 Grizzled

seafarers 47 Harmless cyst 48 Eastern path 49 CRANED 51 You take them

at your own risk 52 Kwik-E-Mart

owner 53 Belief system 54 Bar assn.

member 55 “Strange __

may seem ... ” 56 Impediment 57 Sugar portions 58 Bookstore

adjuncts 60 Inscriptio­n on a

spine 61 Tickled pink 63 Tijuana toast 64 Nursery rhyme

girl 65 “Snowy” sight in

Florida 66 Edible pockets 67 Carried on 68 Starts over 70 Fixed looks 71 Vague

discomfort 73 They aren’t pros 74 More fetching 75 Some court

pleas, for short 76 Forbes rival 78 Hindu titles of

respect 79 Party or movie

ending 80 City on the Ruhr 81 Weekly talk with

a msg. 82 “Mad Men”

actor Jon 83 MISO 87 La-la lead-in 88 Clothing dept.

size 89 Like many an

injured arm 90 Fail big-time 92 Simple type of

question 94 La., once 96 Less than hardly 97 Like much FM

radio 102 Keats and

Shelley 106 AMOUNT 109 FIENDISH 114 Aviation-related

prefix 115 Troll’s cousin 116 No longer

fastened 117 Region 118 Like positive

outlooks 119 Heckles 120 Tennis wear 121 Oz. and lb. 1 Hospital reminder, perhaps 2 Protected side 3 In the way of 4 Patience, they

say 5 House of Dana

fragrance 6 Rink star and a

“Catch-22” pilot 7 Backyard party

centerpiec­e 8 Pickled veggies 9 Enzyme suffix 10 Like an increase

from six to sixty 11 At some former

time 12 “__ we go” 13 Mosque leader 14 Move like

molasses 15 Deft 16 Bloke 17 Soothing suffix

for a hot day

DOWN

18 Code-breaking

org. 24 Metric weight 26 Sounds at

pounds 29 Hawthorne

cover image 30 Get all sudsy 31 SMITE 33 El Pollo __: southweste­rn restaurant chain 35 RESIST 36 Stack again 37 Boot part 38 Take the main

part 39 They may be

lame 40 Betweencou­rses serving 41 Silver, for one 43 Goof-ups 44 Made a scene? 45 “Why don’t we?” 46 Crack 50 Some entrance

requiremen­ts 51 Asian island

capital 57 Gives a hoot 58 Do wedding

work 59 Word said with

a sigh 60 Senate wear 62 Conceit 63 Concern for a

tailor 64 “Horsefeath­ers!” 66 Security guard’s

duty 67 Solidarity leader

Lech 68 Without thinking 69 Cause to turn

red, maybe 70 Stab 71 Iraqi city on the

Tigris 72 “E” in a classic

equation 74 Extended time

out? 75 Abbr. on a

bounced check 77 Rocky

outcroppin­g 79 Collins

ingredient 80 Software pro, in

want ads 84 Name in a

footnote 85 A trusted friend 86 “Inferno” poet 89 New Rochelle

college 91 Tech-heavy

exchange 93 “In Search of...”

host 95 Lively movement 98 Pretentiou­s sort 99 Like drive-thru

orders 100 Mark’s

replacemen­t 101 Fwys., e.g. 103 Couture giant 104 “It __ my fault” 105 Hens and

heifers 106 Galley need 107 __ volente 108 Hosp. personnel 110 Press agent’s

goal 111 Scrap for Rover 112 “30 Rock”

creator 113 B-flats in an F

major scale Answers to last week’s puzzle below.

 ?? EDITED BY RICH NORRIS AND JOYCE NICHOLS LEWIS ?? 12/16/18
EDITED BY RICH NORRIS AND JOYCE NICHOLS LEWIS 12/16/18

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