Crossword Puzzle Info

L.A. Times Daily – Dec 25 2018

Published in L.A. Times Crossword. Tags: , , , .

Clues Answers
“Excuse me … “ AHEM
“I can __”: words of empathy RELATE
“Just __!” ASEC
“Oh Myyy!” memoirist George TAKEI
“The X-Files” agent Scully DANA
“Time and __”: illustrated Jack Finney novel AGAIN
Artifact RELIC
Barn-raising sect AMISH
Be real EXIST
Canadian province with a French motto QUEBEC
Chowder morsel CLAM
Clever or stylish SMART
Commercial URL suffix BIZ
Doesn’t just sit there ACTS
Drink with sushi SAKE
Dugout rack items BATS
Earth tone ECRU
Fairy tale beasts OGRES
Fed. law known as Obamacare ACA
Film character #1 (played by George C. Scott in 1984) EBENEZERSCROOGE
Film character #2 (played by Leo G. Carroll in 1938) JACOBMARLEY
Film character #3 (played by Kermit the Frog in 1992) BOBCRATCHIT
Firefighter’s tool AXE
First name in advice ABBY
Fronts of hands PALMS
Geometric product AREA
Geometric truth AXIOM
George Herman Ruth’s nickname THEBABE
Glossy coatings LACQUERS
Go along (with) AGREE
Golf scorecard numbers PARS
Gym specimens BODS
Height: Pref ALTI
Help for the poor ALMS
How-to instruction STEP
Hutt in “Star Wars” JABBA
Indonesian resort island BALI
Jog TROT
Kitchen worker COOK
Like many breakfast bars OATY
Little bears CUBS
Long-eared dog BEAGLE
Makes simpler EASES
Meadow bleats BAAS
Most eligible, draftwise ONEA
New Mexico art hub TAOS
No particular one ANY
Non-commercial TV commercial PSA
Novella that introduced the three film characters ACHRISTMASCAROL
October gem OPAL
Orchestral reeds OBOES
Order (around) BOSS
Outlandish, as an idea CRAZY
Plumbing issues LEAKS
Polished off ATE
Principled ETHICAL
Puccini solo ARIA
Q&A part: Abbr ANS
Refrain syllable TRA
Repeated Mazda ad word ZOOM
Resound ECHO
Rookie, in gaming NOOB
Run __: go wild AMOK
Sac fly result RBI
Shade of red RUBY
Shade provider TREE
Sharp part of a sheet of paper EDGE
Some public demonstrations PROTESTS
Sought office RAN
Spot for an AirPod EAR
Temple scroll TORAH
Tex-Mex snack TACO
The Grinch’s dog MAX
Totals SUMS
Ukrainian city ODESSA
Unruly crowds MOBS
Wiggled digits TOES
__ torch: party light TIKI