The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By C.C. Burnikel

ACROSS

1 Handy tension reliever

11 Kick back

15 “Aww!”

16 Fair

17 Places for posers

18 Banh mi spread

19 Nonsense

20 Fabric types

21 Racer with a crew

22 Pasture mom

24 Exchange membership

25 Trumpet

26 Guiding lights?

28 Leaves on the sly

30 Pub order

31 Architectu­ral deets

33 Omission indication­s

35 In

37 Instrument akin to an oud

38 Bucolic

42 From then on

45 Tony-winning playwright Ensler

46 Prepare to show some muscle

48 Pets

50 From around here

52 One way to start

54 Reason to go green?

55 Desktop assortment

56 Software to debug

58 Very long time

59 “Pretty please?”

60 Let others talk

62 Inserts, say

63 Event necessitat­ed by a move, perhaps

64 Bridge site

65 “Why the

tears?”

DOWN

1 Moving multitudes

2 Speakers often clear them

3 Dilapidate­d digs

4 Space-saving abbr.

5 La Jolla scientific research institute namesake

6 Medical procedures

7 Keeps occupied

8 On the line

9 MRI technician’s request

10 “__ Djinns”: Franck symphonic poem

11 Century 21 rival

12 Ambitious track wagers

13 See-through device

14 Piccolo sounds

21 Confident response after being doubted

23 Straight up

27 Underwater groups

29 __-size

32 Homepod Mini voice

34 Diagonally cut pasta

36 Vine fruit that can be dried and used as a container

38 Smoothie King Center NBAER

39 California state fruit

40 Duel personalit­ies

41 Some sleep on it

43 Mall features

44 “Ta-da!”

47 Watched a boxer, say

49 Matched, as movie sound and action

51 Star __: five-spice ingredient

53 Juice amounts?

57 Word before “A Lady” or “A Woman,” in two old Top 10 songs

60 Bench for a flock

61 Spanish pronoun

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© 2021 Tribune Content Agency, LLC. 1/15/22

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