The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Jeffrey Wechsler

ACROSS

1 Story like

“Roots”

5 K9 Advantix II

targets

10 Dance that tells

a story 14 Capturing device 15 Cuba __: rum

cocktail 16 Former Lacoste partner in sportswear

17 Taj Mahal city 18 5,000 feet,

roughly 20 Providing postbath garb to red-breasted singers?

22 Keep a roomie

awake, maybe 23 Letters before

an alias 24 Window sticker 28 Surg. areas 30 Chocolate-filled

cookie

31 Doing poorly in

baking class? 36 Became the

champ

37 Farm bleaters 38 Like many SSA payment recipients 39 Growing dried

grapes? 44 Mischievou­s

doings

45 Jaguar XK-E, e.g. 46 Tomato

concentrat­e 47 Hope/crosby

film destinatio­n 50 Make roar,

as an engine 54 Recording easy

putts?

57 “That’s slightly

inaccurate” 60 Bluesy James 61 Put one __ on:

fool

62 Gadget used on

an apple

63 Ace, as a test 64 High roller’s rolls 65 The ones over

there

66 Abound (with)

DOWN

1 Overhead twinklers 2 One of the noble

gases

3 Actress Greta 4 Two that match,

as socks

5 Flier on a pole 6 Heavenly scales 7 Kindle download 8 Dutch-speaking

Caribbean island 9 Alien-seeking

org.

10 “And he ... HE __! ... The Grinch carved the roast-beast!” 11 Israeli weapon 12 Enthusiast­ic

online “Ha-ha!” 13 Beverage suffix 19 “__ I don’t?”: challengin­g words 21 Foam-based ball 25 Piled-stones

memorial 26 Authors Rice

and Tyler 27 Suffered defeat 29 6-Down and 11

others 30 Beethoven’s love 31 Polynesian Dis

ney princess 32 Watts and volts

33 Rich holiday drink 34 Long-nosed fish 35 L.A. commuter org.

36 Rolled-up sandwich 40 Paid tot minders 41 Mountainee­r’s tool 42 Lee whom nobody doesn’t like

43 Sinner’s atonement words

47 Copier brand 48 MC’S opening words

49 Looks untowardly toward

51 Curriculum __:

résumé 52 Loosen, as a

knot

53 Song of worship 55 Treaty

56 Spare in a

Brit’s boot 57 Currently

58 Egg cells 59 Talking stuffed

bear of film

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© 2021 Tribune Content Agency, LLC. 1/11/21

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