The Washington Post

LA TIMES CROSSWORD

- By Pawel Fludzinski

ACROSS

1 *Mean message 9 Administer an

oath to

16 2018 SAG Life Achievemen­t Award honoree 17 Above it all, in a

way

18 Featured dishes

19 Grassy expanse 20 Impassive 22 Skewed view 23 Walk leisurely 27 *Occasion for hiring a babysitter 29 Beers served

with lime 32 Grubhub link

33 Persia, today 34 “Hidden Figures”

org.

36 Jazz great who was the first African-american man to win a Grammy 41 *“So Much to Say” Grammy winners 45 Nocturnal sound 46 50+ group 47 Microsoft search

engine

48 Spring 51 Pungent

cleanser

53 *Fits together

neatly

58 Put into words 59 Disney’s “__ and

the Detectives” 60 Hailed 63 Philadelph­ia school whose teams are the Explorers 65 Lucrative

venture 70 Harness racer

71 Minor issue? 72 Stops

73 Mushy message, and the end of a sequence that progresses through the answers to the starred clues

DOWN

1 Consumes 2 Swiss mountain

3 __ kwondo 4 Env. insert

5 __ name 6 Banned fruit

spray

7 Without much

thought 8 Performed light

surgery on? 9 Fla. recreation

spot

10 Norton in “The Shawshank Redemption,” for one 11 Portuguese feminine pronoun 12 Excuse

13 Outfit again 14 Whitlock Jr. of “The Wire” and “Veep” 15 Arms treaty

subj.

21 Big name in

pianos 23 Corrosive

compounds 24 Colonel called “the second most dangerous man in London” by Sherlock Holmes 25 “Way to go!” 26 Introvert 28 Worn-down pencils

30 Santa __ winds 31 Posed (for) 35 Swingline insert 37 Cloister leader 38 Canonized one 39 Concave navel 40 Painter Degas 42 Cheesy sandwich 43 Pitching stat 44 Typing stat 49 Young bird of prey 50 Broadcaste­rs 52 Confuse 53 Atlanta-based airline 54 Astrologer Sydney 55 Cap brim

56 Thrill to pieces 57 “The Goldbergs” actor George 61 Like deli orders 62 Hgt.

64 Capt.’s underlings 66 Max. opposite 67 “I think,” in texts 68 Minor quibble 69 Bastille Day time

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