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16 Dec 21, Thursday, LA Times Crossword Answers

16 Dec 21, LA Times Crossword Solutions

16 Dec 21, LA Times Crossword Answers Across

  • 1 First name in old horror films : BELA
  • 5 They’re earned at U’s : DEGS
  • 9 Serious wound : GASH
  • 13 Suit, so to speak : EXEC
  • 14 Artist Matisse : HENRI
  • 15 Start to freeze? : ANTI-
  • 16 __ fail : EPIC
  • 17 Polished orator? : ABLE TALKER (from “table-talker”)
  • 19 Like C’s, in some cases : SO-SO
  • 20 One way to go to a party : STAG
  • 21 Steak __ : DIANE
  • 22 Indication that the coffee is ready? : URN SIGNAL (from “turn signal”)
  • 25 One in a large octet : PLANET
  • 28 Southernmost of the Southeast’s Sea Islands : AMELIA
  • 32 Main line : AORTA
  • 33 Palindromic title : MA’AM
  • 36 Skiff movers : OARS
  • 37 Corp. money manager : CFO
  • 38 Regret the choice of wall paint color? : RUE BLUE (from “true blue”)
  • 41 Is, once : WAS
  • 42 “__ Shanter”: Burns poem : TAM O’
  • 44 Dance movement : STEP
  • 45 Bridge along the Arno : PONTE
  • 47 Golf lesson topic : STANCE
  • 49 Becomes aware of : SENSES
  • 50 Carol Burnett, at the end of an episode? : EAR JERKER (from “tear jerker”)
  • 54 Like some online purchases : IN-APP
  • 57 Small case : ETUI
  • 58 Field unit : ACRE
  • 62 1996 Demi Moore film … and a hint to how four puzzle answers were created : STRIPTEASE
  • 64 Post : MAIL
  • 65 Cry of success : I WIN!
  • 66 Sign of early spring : ARIES
  • 67 Senior __ : PROM
  • 68 Errors, say : STAT
  • 69 PC connections : DSLS
  • 70 Gels : SETS

16 Dec 21, LA Times Crossword Answers Down

  • 1 Half a sex-ed metaphor, with “the” : … BEES
  • 2 Trade show : EXPO
  • 3 Floral necklaces : LEIS
  • 4 Explanation : ACCOUNT
  • 5 Financial statement items : DEBTS
  • 6 China’s Zhou __ : ENLAI
  • 7 System of shorthand : GREGG
  • 8 Warm the bench : SIT
  • 9 Probe that visited Jupiter : GALILEO
  • 10 “She’s a Lady” songwriter : ANKA
  • 11 British WWII gun : STEN
  • 12 Put on : HIRE
  • 14 “Who __?!”: “Join the club!” : HASN’T
  • 18 NBA commissioner Silver : ADAM
  • 23 Bring up : REAR
  • 24 First killer whale to perform with a human : NAMU
  • 25 Accords : PACTS
  • 26 For dieters, in ads : LO-FAT
  • 27 Coffee asset : AROMA
  • 29 They may be manicured : LAWNS
  • 30 Steaming : IRATE
  • 31 Beasts of burden : ASSES
  • 33 Ran into : MET
  • 34 Half a sawbuck : ABE
  • 35 Zugspitze, e.g. : ALP
  • 39 Manipulative sort : USER
  • 40 Olympics fencing event : EPEE
  • 43 Ice cream purchase : ONE PINT
  • 46 Parts of cloverleafs : ON-RAMPS
  • 48 Yokum cartoonist : CAPP
  • 49 Irving Berlin’s “Blue __” : SKIES
  • 51 Signs of crowd displeasure : JEERS
  • 52 Online biz : E-TAIL
  • 53 Deceptions : RUSES
  • 54 Goddess usually depicted holding an ankh : ISIS
  • 55 Food package amt. : NT WT
  • 56 Bizet’s “Habanera,” e.g. : ARIA
  • 59 Diligence : CARE
  • 60 Comedy club hit : RIOT
  • 61 Stately trees : ELMS
  • 63 Bit : TAD