The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Robert E.L. Morris

ACROSS

1 Former Yankee slugger, familiarly 5 Barrel of laughs 9 “Joy of Cooking” writer Rombauer 13 Take away 15 Skeleton prefix 16 Is sorry about 17 *Chilled caffeinate­d drink

19 __-lock brakes 20 Pt. of HDTV

21 __ facto 22 “Moby-dick”

ship

24 Slim woodwind 26 Not well

27 “Star Wars”

pilot Dameron 28 *Cold War

barrier 32 Blueprints

33 Orderly 34 Comply with 38 Frying liquids

39 Holy book 40 Small valley

41 Ward on “FBI” 42 Brazilian berry

43 Medicinal units 44 *Close-knit, influentia­l group

47 Legal org. 50 Lummox

51 Peters out 52 Tearjerker featuring Anna Chlumsky in her feature-film debut 54 Ceramics oven 56 “__ the

season ...” 59 Radar screen

spot

60 *English name of a West African republic 63 Refrain

syllables 64 Majorino of

“Veronica Mars” 65 Cosmeticia­n

Lauder 66 Meadow moms 67 Affirmativ­e

votes

68 Pass (through)

slowly

DOWN

1 In the thick of 2 Risotto grain 3 Part of the Three Musketeers’ credo 4 Lemon

5 NFL officials 6 The 411

7 “__ of Girls’ Things”: poem by Sharon Olds 8 Metal tab that

protects a shoe 9 Baghdad’s

country 10 Accumulate,

as charges 11 “Same here!” 12 “All kidding

__ ...” 14 Descendant­s 18 Oil cartel

acronym 23 “Riverdale”

actor Goree 25 Tiny potted tree 26 Slanted, as a

typeface 28 1970s tennis

star Nastase 29 Worldwide humanitari­an gp.

30 Concretere­inforcing rod 31 “Sorry, can’t help ya” 32 Spots to buy stamps: Abbr. 35 Mid-american Conference university in Indiana 36 Actress Fanning 37 “Of course!” 39 Triteness

43 Royal son

45 Fin. neighbor 46 In a lazy way

47 Saunter 48 Internal regula

tion for a club 49 Nimble 53 Hoppy brews,

briefly

54 Beer company

based in Hawaii

55 Some nest

eggs, for short 57 Words of comprehens­ion, and a phonetic hint for the answers to the starred clues 58 Dance move

61 “C’est la __!” 62 CIA

predecesso­r

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