The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Julian Lim © 2022 Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

ACROSS

1 “High Voltage”

band

5 Sprang 10 Neaten (up) 14 Cry out loud 15 Lauder of

makeup 16 Inkling

17 *“In my uninformed opinion ...” 19 Russian dynast 20 Not prohibited 21 Biennial

games gp. 22 Word with fall

or fill 23 *Challenge to someone suspected of lying

27 Western

defense gp. 28 “__ queen!”:

“Work it!” 29 Nowhere

to be found 33 Member

of the fam 35 Absorb with

bread, as gravy 39 Marvin Gaye classic, and a hint to the last words of the answers to the starred clues 43 Long-stemmed

mushroom 44 Director Lee 45 Like gloomy

skies 46 Monarch’s

reign, e.g. 48 Cellist’s need 50 *Become a bet

ter person, say 58 __ jockey

59 Satisfied sigh 60 “You win”

61 On the ocean 62 *Thoroughly

refute

65 Entry point 66 More loyal

67 Black-eyed __ 68 Celebrity chef

Burrell 69 Twilled fabric

70 Eyelid bump

DOWN

1 “Where there’s __ ...” 2 Typical Stan

Lee role

3 Wild dog of

Australia 4 Dagger’s

partner 5 Supervilla­in

Luthor

6 Second sight,

for short

7 Dined at home 8 1990s presidenti­al candidate

9 Easy to set off 10 “Grease,” for

one

11 “My take is ...” 12 “Reading in the Dark” Booker Prize nominee Seamus

13 Three feet 18 Baby-voiced

red Muppet 24 Lack of

difficulty

25 “__ just me ...?” 26 Sunup direction 29 Elastic bandage

brand 30 Looking sickly

31 Artist Yoko 32 “Whatever!” 34 Barnyard

bleat

36 Part of wpm

37 Can. neighbor 38 Future analyst’s

maj.

40 Lass

41 Elena Delle

Donne’s org. 42 Aviation pioneer Sikorsky 47 Moves with the times 49 Forsaken child 50 American buffalo 51 Apply to 52 Spy-fi great John le __ 53 Go time, in military slang 54 Applauds

55 Apartment

window sign 56 Op-ed piece,

e.g. 57 Witherspoo­n

of “Wild” 58 Tot’s first word,

maybe

63 Act like a couch potato, with “out” 64 Poetic “before”

 ?? ??

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