Crossword Puzzle Info

L.A. Times Daily – January 2 2019

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

Clues Answers
‘Dies __’ IRAE
‘Fingers crossed!’ IHOPESO
‘Good comeback’ TOUCHE
‘Mack the Knife’ singer DARIN
‘__ Just Not That Into You’: 2009 film HES
‘__ recall … ‘ ASI
*Food brand whose products include Caribbean curry paste and Jamaican jerk seasoning TROPICALSUN
*Genre that may be featured in the Eurovision Song Contest SWEDISHROCK
*Jewelry alloy WHITEGOLD
*Sleight-of-hand scam SHELLGAME
1978 novelty song with the line ‘Eat them up! Yum!’ … and what both parts of the answers to starred clues can be FISHHEADS
2004 Jude Law title role ALFIE
Actor Pratt or Pine CHRIS
Apple desktop IMAC
Baby carrier? STORK
Brings into harmony ATTUNES
Bubbly city ASTI
Catholic service with minimal ceremony LOWMASS
CIA relative NSA
Civil rights gp ACLU
College URL ending EDU
Come next ENSUE
Copper-zinc alloys BRASSES
Critter, in dialect VARMINT
Daffy, for one LISPER
Diameter halves RADII
Didn’t feel well AILED
Dispatch boat AVISO
Exactly, with ‘to’ ATEE
Fictional archaeologist Croft LARA
Flower girl, perhaps NIECE
Former Virginia senator Charles ROBB
Frenzy MANIA
Furry critters who helped disable the shield generator on Endor EWOKS
Gerritsen who created Rizzoli and Isles TESS
H.G. Wells race ELOI
Hägar the Horrible’s daughter HONI
Happens to, quaintly BETIDES
Ian who plays Bilbo Baggins HOLM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus comedy VEEP
La Scala song ARIA
London insurance pioneer LLOYD
Loss of speech APHASIA
Lyft approx ETA
Mach 1 flier SST
Made on a loom WOVE
Major work OPUS
Making a mess of RUINING
Mattress problem SAG
Mongrel CUR
Moved furtively SNEAKED
NCAA’s Big __ EAST
Nutmeg State Ivy Leaguer ELI
Orléans’ river LOIRE
Orwellian worker PROLE
Pallid WAN
Palm starch SAGO
Party host’s bagful ICE
Perform surgery OPERATE
Plumeria garlands LEIS
Prep for fight night SPAR
Pull together UNITE
Rope fiber SISAL
Scuttlebutt GOSSIP
Serenade SINGTO
Sesame paste TAHINI
Shade tree ELM
Sleek swimmers EELS
Snowfall measure INCH
Startled cry EEK
Strike caller UMP
Tacky KITSCHY
Things used for good measure? RULERS
Vardon Trophy org PGA
Venezuelan river ORINOCO
__ index HEAT