LA Times Crossword 15 Jan 19, Tuesday

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Across

Number Clues Answers
1 Half-__: coffee with a little less kick CAF
4 Chocolate-making bean CACAO
9 Polynesian people MAORI
14 Darth, as a youth ANI
15 Suspect’s excuse ALIBI
16 Muslim religion ISLAM
17 Single-digit temps, for most COLD SPELL (giving “spellcheck”)
19 Exams for would-be attys. LSATS
20 Try to whack HIT AT
21 Jazz great Blake EUBIE
23 Cabinet dept. concerned with nukes ENER
24 1984 Prince hit PURPLE RAIN (giving “raincheck”)
29 Picket line participant STRIKER
31 Fierce public protest OUTCRY
32 Jot down NOTATE
35 Napkin’s place LAP
36 Body of water between Connecticut and southeastern New York LONG ISLAND SOUND (giving “sound check”)
42 Skater Midori ITO
43 Muscle injury STRAIN
44 Small river STREAM
48 Tribulations ORDEALS
52 At close range POINT BLANK (giving “blank check”)
55 Bushels A LOT
56 Ponzi scheme, e.g. FRAUD
57 Ann __, Michigan ARBOR
58 California/Nevada resort lake TAHOE
61 Grandmaster’s last word … and what the last word in 17-, 24-, 36- and 52-Across can be CHECKMATE
64 Milky gemstones OPALS
65 Breed that’s Welsh for “dwarf dog” CORGI
66 Fresh NEW
67 George of “Cheers” WENDT
68 Trap during a winter storm, say ICE IN
69 Dozens of mos. YRS

Down

Number Clues Answers
1 Secret supplies CACHES
2 Bless using oil ANOINT
3 Color-altering camera lens accessory FILTER
4 Actors in a show CAST
5 European mountain ALP
6 Paris corp. CIE
7 More adept ABLER
8 Prepare to shine in a bodybuilding contest? OIL UP
9 Cultural setting MILIEU
10 State with conviction ASSERT
11 Suffix with pay -OLA
12 Templeton in “Charlotte’s Web,” e.g. RAT
13 Cyberchats, briefly IMS
18 Adventurous DARING
22 Rain-__ bubble gum BLO
24 Animals at home PETS
25 Eurasian border mountains URALS
26 Rights advocacy org. ACLU
27 “Reading Lolita in Tehran” setting IRAN
28 Big Apple law gp. NYPD
30 Japanese carp KOI
33 Skin pic TAT
34 Noted 2001 bankruptcy ENRON
36 Talk like Daffy LISP
37 Director Preminger OTTO
38 More formal “Me neither!” NOR I
39 Lacking light DARK
40 Bully in the “Toy Story” films SID
41 Like challenging push-ups ONE-ARM
45 Surround ENFOLD
46 Taking a break AT REST
47 Management deg. MBA
49 Capital on the Hudson ALBANY
50 Thief during a riot LOOTER
51 Scatters, as seeds STREWS
53 Soap star Susan LUCCI
54 For a specific purpose, as a committee AD HOC
57 Comparable (to) AKIN
58 Aid for a disabled auto TOW
59 Big lug APE
60 Solo of “Star Wars” HAN
62 Before, in verse ERE
63 Cinematic FX CGI