The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Paul Coulter

ACROSS

1 “Same here” 6 Chesapeake Bay

crustacean 10 Lavish party 14 Stand-up

performer 15 Top-quality 16 Iraq’s eastern

neighbor 17 Muscat native 18 Grazing grounds 20 *Clickable device with a light sensor

22 __ Beta Kappa 23 Chemical in oven

cleaners

24 “How

unfortunat­e” 28 “Comprende?” 29 Lavish party 31 “Wheels down”

stat, for short 32 Confined,

with “up” 35 *One who’s

easily frightened 38 Merit badge

earner

40 Tolkien monster

41 Bizarre 42 *Simple

riding toy 45 Clearance rack

caveat

46 Craft brewer’s

brew 47 Snail-paced 48 R&B’S Boyz II __ 50 Bruce of the “Die

Hard” films 52 Auction offer

53 Director’s shout 56 Anti-cruelty movement, and what the answers to the starred clues literally have 60 Citrus drink 63 Big name in

water filters 64 Bookish sort

65 GPS suggestion­s 66 Prying tool

67 “To a ...” poems 68 Cravings

69 Decorative jugs

DOWN

1 Ice cream serving 2 Get-up-and-go 3 Violin master who taught Stradivari

4 __ Cooper: small car made by BMW

5 Spiky winter

hanger

6 Kid-lit writer/

illustrato­r Eric 7 Knock about

8 __ Domini

9 Enchant 10 Contents of a

backup drive 11 Chapter in

history

12 Light brown color

13 See 51-Down 19 Chihuahua or Sonora, por ejemplo

21 “The __ have it”:

“Motion carries” 25 Religious

splinter groups 26 Video game

pioneer

27 Goes out with 28 Bang, as

one’s toe

29 Actor Shandling 30 Curved sections

32 “Oh, nonsense!” 33 Bacteria that may trigger a food recall 34 Prestigiou­s prize with six categories 36 Downton Abbey’s Mrs. Patmore, for one 37 Chinese currency 39 Skill measured in

wpm

43 Stockings 44 Mideast leader 49 Safe to consume 51 With 13-Down, clothing retailer that began as a mail-order yachting supply company 52 “God __

America” 53 Onion kin

54 Say out loud 55 Bygone Russian rulers

57 Life partner 58 Yemen coastal city 59 Increased in size

60 Peace activist Yoko

61 Crimson

62 “__ you sure?”

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© 2022 Tribune Content Agency, LLC. 8/1/22

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