The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Peter A. Collins

ACROSS

1 Manicurist’s tool

5 Windex target 9 Blackjack stack 14 Black Card co.

15 “Hey, sailor!” 16 Largest city on the Red River 17 *Small Hershey’s treats

20 Some pore minimizers 21 Chowder head? 22 “Outlander” cable network 23 *Cabbagelik­e ornamental plant

28 Sit for a portrait

30 More iffy

31 Pool toy 34 Orecchiett­e shape

36 Henrik whose last play was “When We Dead Awaken” 37 Tetris shape 38 *Baker’s pan 41 Mormons, initially

42 Prom queen topper

44 Links standard

45 Left on a map 46 Reason for a makeup test 49 Transmissi­on selection 51 *Pedicabs 53 Sacramento team

57 Apropos of 58 Stuff one’s face 59 Misinterpr­et, or what is hidden in each of the answers to the starred clues?

64 String quartet instrument 65 Get just right 66 Old Italian bread?

67 Poetry fests 68 General __ chicken

69 Pulls the plug on

DOWN

1 Trivia quiz fodder

2 “Can we turn on the ceiling fan?” 3 “Glassheart” singer Lewis 4 Passage quoted in a book review, say 5 Buds

6 “That’s it!”

7 Top-__

8 Lens cover 9 Added one’s opinion 10 Experience­s 11 Some connection­s 12 Baltimore Ravens mascot named for a writer

13 Mom, to Auntie 18 Ricelike pasta 19 Green Hornet sidekick 23 Watered-down 24 USSR secret service

25 Flight path? 26 City near Manchester

27 Accounting giant __ & Young

29 __ salt 31 Adjust a paragraph setting 32 Defensive line?

33 Lab container 35 Iron-pumping unit

38 Some Bach creations 39 Puts a glove on, in a way 40 Wrath

43 Food writer Drummond 45 Squirm

47 “Ring of Fire” singer

48 Scope 50 Comparable (to)

52 Siouan speakers 54 Lose-lose 55 Keep safe 56 Ocular woes 58 D.C. veterans 59 Sets in a bar 60 Feel poorly 61 Rver’s stopover 62 Common name for a tree-lined street 63 Ipanema’s city

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© 2022 Tribune Content Agency, LLC. 7/27/22

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