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11 Dec 21, Saturday, LA Times Crossword Answers

11 Dec 21, LA Times Crossword Solutions

Across

  • 1 Some chocolate purchases : ASSORTMENTS
  • 12 Inflation fig. : PSI
  • 15 Purveyor of fraudulent credentials : DIPLOMA MILL
  • 16 Bit of positivity? : ION
  • 17 Hair, in many cases : DNA EVIDENCE
  • 18 Latin word in many academic mottos : LUX
  • 19 Climber’s rest stop : LEDGE
  • 20 Poetic indicator of relative time : ERE
  • 21 Juice extractor : PRESS
  • 23 Pasture palindrome : EWE
  • 24 Wouldn’t share : BOGARTED
  • 26 Imperious dismissal : LEAVE ME!
  • 28 Surfboard damage : DING
  • 31 Shocked big-time : APPALLED
  • 34 Official who sings in Hebrew : CANTOR
  • 36 Leverage provider : CROWBAR
  • 37 Where to find “Octopus’s Garden” on “Abbey Road” : SIDE ONE
  • 38 Utah Jazz center Whiteside : HASSAN
  • 39 Ran into trouble : HIT A SNAG
  • 40 Shakespearean last gasp : ET TU
  • 41 Neologists : COINERS
  • 43 Zoom frustrations : TIME LAGS
  • 45 __ rule : MOB
  • 48 Love of collectibles : VIRTU
  • 50 “__ Kapital” : DAS
  • 51 Succumbed to stage fright : FROZE
  • 53 Brown or Rice ending : EDU
  • 54 ’90s-’00s HBO series with lots of therapy sessions : THE SOPRANOS
  • 57 Comprehend : GET
  • 58 Impresario’s contact : TALENT AGENT
  • 59 Hibachi waste : ASH
  • 60 Election focuses : SWING STATES

Down

  • 1 Disorient : ADDLE
  • 2 Power cord? : SINEW
  • 3 Club relative : SPADE
  • 4 First name in film designers : OLEG
  • 5 Wander : ROVE
  • 6 “Eww! Say no more!” : TMI!
  • 7 Redesigned : MADE OVER
  • 8 Popped up : EMERGED
  • 9 Common starting hr. : NINE AM
  • 10 “I Am Jazz” cable channel : TLC
  • 11 Took a day to consider, with “on” : SLEPT …
  • 12 Faulted to excess : PILED IT ON
  • 13 __-chef : SOUS
  • 14 “Need You Tonight” band : INXS
  • 22 Dermatological symptom : REDNESS
  • 24 Yoga asset : BALANCE
  • 25 Reels off : RECITES
  • 26 Premise in many John Grisham novels : LAWSUIT
  • 27 Idris of “The Jungle Book” : ELBA
  • 29 Actress Gaye of “Ali” : NONA
  • 30 Novelist Iles : GREG
  • 31 Reason to call a chiropractor : ACHE
  • 32 Nit, to a Brit : PRAT
  • 33 Like a situation in which emotional persuasion trumps factual accuracy : POST TRUTH
  • 35 Purim month : ADAR
  • 37 Voice used for “Humpty Dumpty,” say : SING-SONG
  • 39 Crime novelist Carl : HIAASEN
  • 42 Yale sobriquet : OLD ELI
  • 44 Crosses at obedience school? : MUTTS
  • 45 “Rouen Cathedral” painter : MONET
  • 46 Thinning layer : OZONE
  • 47 Tops : BESTS
  • 48 Chevy named for a star : VEGA
  • 49 When 40-Across was spoken : IDES
  • 51 Alpha Phi Alpha, e.g. : FRAT
  • 52 Sitar sequence : RAGA
  • 55 Hem partner : HAW
  • 56 NBA stat : PTS