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LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Brooke Husic & Michael Lieberman

ACROSS

1 “That ... can’t be right” 11 Kitty 14 Cuisine that may be served on banana leaves 15 Shawarma bread 16 Nickname for fans of Instagram’s most-followed musician 17 Orsk river 18 Shepherd’s charge 19 Revise 20 Responsibi­lity 21 Michelange­lo’s milieu 23 Nap 25 __ Ocho: Little Havana’s main drag 27 Snack puff 29 Needle 32 Hit a bunch of keys? 34 18-Across call 35 At a high frequency 36 Farm critter 37 Provide real-time commentary on social media 40 “__ Dragon” 42 Only two-digit number spelled without the letter “T” 43 49-Down choice 45 Most artful 47 Dull and dirty 49 Divides 50 Swiftly 52 “There you __!” 55 Fashion designer Saab 56 Real or faux expression of gratitude 58 Opposite of doffs 59 Goofy-sounding person? 60 Gerund ending 61 Symbolic centerpiec­e at Passover

DOWN

1 Well-suited to be a mentor 2 From scratch 3 Remains neutral? 4 Deuce, e.g. 5 Took off 6 Crown topper 7 Realm of the “Divine Comedy” 8 Diving bird 9 Time __: fictional alien race 10 Units for Newton: Abbr. 11 Silver adornment? 12 Electronic synthesize­r whose name comes from the Japanese for “tadpole” 13 Account 15 Had rhythm 20 Restoratio­n playwright Aphra __ 22 Friendly introducti­on? 24 Words from the willing 26 Name on many a foundation 28 Goes (for) 29 An end to reason? 30 Digital service provider 31 Center piece? 33 1983 album with the hits “China Girl” and “Modern Love” 35 Accepts responsibi­lity for 38 Internet company solicitati­ons?

39 Basic tops 40 Conifer goo 41 Sleep lab test: Abbr. 44 Feeling worse 46 Lake whose name means “the lake” in Washo 48 “Big Three” summit site where Chekhov

wrote “Three Sisters” 49 30-Down treatment, for short 51 No longer due 53 Ginger or ginseng 54 Peut-__: French “perhaps” 56 Sharp products 57 Knee part studied in an MRI

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© 2022 Tribune Content Agency, LLC. 9/3/22

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