Crossword Puzzle Info

L.A. Times Daily – Aug 30 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in L.A. Times Crossword.

Clues Answers
“Explain, please?” HOWSO
“Ginger __”: 1952 Newbery Medal-winning book PYE
“Hair” dos AFROS
“SNL” staples SPOOFS
“Spring forward” letters DST
“Today” rival, briefly GMA
“Wait … let me start over” IMGETTINGMYSELF
“What a mess!” OHNO
“__ a loss” IMAT
911 pro EMT
A time to dye EASTER
Alaskan native ALEUT
Alpha’s antithesis OMEGA
Asian festival TET
Asian wraps SARIS
Assumed names ALIASES
Back (out) OPT
Bad look LEER
Beach toys PAILS
Beat in the kitchen WHISK
Beautify ADORN
Belief common to much religion DEATHLIFE
Big name in tennis SERENA
Big shot: Abbr ENL
Boat owner’s rental SLIP
Brother of Ham SHEM
Bunny tail SCUT
Busy center HUB
Campaign funders FATCATS
Car radio button PRESET
Carpenter’s groove DADO
Caught INATRAP
Cellar, but not collar, opening SOFTC
Christine of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” LAHTI
Comics cry from a birdcage AWK
Coral component POLYP
Culture: Pref ETHNO
Diamond surfaces FACETS
Did gondola duty POLED
Disappearing retail giant KMART
Dollar alternative ALAMO
Drawers? MAGNETS
Dudley’s toon foe SNIDELY
Dusk, to Donne EEN
Early Mesoamerican sculptors OLMEC
Early pictures SILENTS
Ed.’s stack MSS
Eponymous newborn score creator APGAR
Family dinner fowl ROASTER
Fancy poultry dish GLASSPHEASANT
Features of urns SPIGOTS
Feeling ecstatic SITTINGTHEWORLD
First name of Dickens’ Madame Defarge THERESE
First novel in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle ERAGON
Fitness mantra opening USEIT
Flat owner, maybe LESSOR
Flock hangout LEA
Friend of Goat in “Pearls Before Swine” PIG
Gentrification target EYESORE
Georgia gridders, to fans DAWGS
Gets dirty SOILS
Gets one’s feet wet WADES
Granada girls NINAS
Hacking targets: Abbr SSNS
Hackneyed TRITE
Half of scissors? ESSES
Half of some couples SPOUSE
Heat up RILE
Heckle, but not Jeckle HARASS
Hermione’s guy RON
Hershey’s caramel candies ROLOS
Home on high AERIE
Honors AWARDS
Hosp. readouts EEGS
It may be golden LAGER
It’s a sign LEO
Karmann __: classic VW GHIA
Kick starter? SIDE
L, in box scores LOSS
LGBT History Mo OCT
Like a fleabag motel SEEDY
Like radon, say INERT
List-shortening term ETALIA
Lodge opening? ECONO
Loosens, as a tot’s pajamas UNSNAPS
Lustful looker OGLER
Make every effort BENDBACKWARDS
Member of three L.A. Lakers championship teams SHAQ
Method for slow, steady progress ONEFOOTTHEOTHER
Middling SOSO
Milne hopper ROO
Najimy who voiced Peggy Hill in “King of the Hill” KATHY
Negative forecast ZEROFIVEDEGREES
O’er and o’er again OFT
Ocean flipper FIN
Old manuscript copier SCRIBE
Overlook SEEPAST
Oxygen-eating bacteria AEROBES
Paging devices BEEPERS
Patel of “Slumdog Millionaire” DEV
Platters in sleeves LPS
Point DOT
Polynesian wrap SARONG
President before an Adams MONROE
Puts down ABASES
Rage IRE
Remote area known for its middle? NOWHERE
Retired fliers: Abbr SSTS
Sauces for sushi SOYS
Scalpel sites, for short ORS
School reunion attendee ALUM
Sellout letters SRO
Sheepish girl? EWE
Short staff? ASSTS
Short trip HOP
Sierra __ LEONE
Sign of a hit DENT
Soft hits just over the infield BLOOPS
Some online reads EZINES
Some retired academics EMERITI
Some skippers STONES
Sound SANE
Spa sounds AHS
Stadium merch TSHIRTS
Sticks on a boat OARS
Stream blockers DAMS
Superior to all others ACUTTHEREST
Svelte SLENDER
The “P” in PIN: Abbr PERS
To the point TERSE
Took a breather PAUSED
TV’s Burrell and baseball’s Cobb TYS
Uncle Sam’s land, proudly USOFA
Unilever swab QTIP
Uses a Zoom alternative SKYPES
Western PA airport code ERI
Wks. and wks MOS
Yoga syllables OMS
__ dish PETRI
__ Park, Colorado ESTES