LA Times Crossword June 12 2024 Answers (Wednesday)

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  • Highest point: ACME, The highest or most successful point.
  • Sunup: DAWN, The first appearance of daylight in the morning.
  • App opener: USER, The person who opens or uses an application.
  • Arrested Development actress Portia de __: ROSSI, Portia de Rossi, an actress known for her role in the TV show “Arrested Development.”
  • Vietnam’s continent: ASIA, The continent where Vietnam is located.
  • Jewish wedding dance: HORA, A traditional dance performed at Jewish weddings.
  • Conclude with: ENDON, To finish or terminate with something.
  • Like some boots: THIGHHIGH, Boots that extend up to the thighs.
  • Message on a rescue dog’s kennel perhaps: ADOPTME, A sign indicating that the dog is available for adoption.
  • Continental coins: EUROS, The currency used by many countries in the European Union.
  • Jewish New Year: ROSHHASHANAH, The Jewish holiday celebrating the beginning of the Jewish year.
  • First __ kit: AID, A set of supplies and equipment for use in giving first aid.
  • PDQ kin: ASAP, Abbreviation for “as soon as possible.”
  • Pekoe e.g.: TEA, A type of black tea.
  • Complete as a PDF contract: ESIGN, To electronically sign a document.
  • Large deer: ELKS, A type of large deer found in North America and eastern Asia.
  • Boys: LADS, Informal term for boys or young men.
  • With 39-Across considered carefully: THOUGHT, Pondered or reflected upon.
  • See 37-Across: THROUGH, In this context, combined with 37-Across to mean “thought through” or considered carefully.
  • Word before crawl or cycle: NEWS, Combined with “crawl” to form “news crawl” or “cycle” to form “news cycle.”
  • Dismayed cry: OHNO, An expression of shock or concern.
  • Cosmetician Lauder: ESTEE, Estée Lauder, founder of the cosmetics company.
  • Orthodontists org.: ADA, American Dental Association.
  • Roasting rod: SPIT, A rod used for roasting meat over a fire.
  • CT summer hrs.: EDT, Eastern Daylight Time, the time zone for Connecticut in summer.
  • How do you tell them apart?: WHICHISWHICH, A question asking for clarification between two similar items.
  • Skylit courtyards: ATRIA, Open-roofed spaces in buildings, often with skylights.
  • Focus of many a school fair: SCIENCE, Often the subject of school fairs and projects.
  • Youth organization that 18-, 23-, 37-/39-, and 48-Across could be members of?: FOURHCLUB, A youth organization focused on agriculture, science, and personal development.
  • Lowest point: NADIR, The lowest or most unsuccessful point.
  • Went by car: RODE, Traveled in a vehicle.
  • Teller’s partner in magic: PENN, Penn Jillette, part of the magic duo Penn & Teller.
  • Pulverize as peppercorns: GRIND, To crush into small particles.
  • Rubber-stamped: OKED, Approved without much thought or scrutiny.
  • x or y on graphs: AXIS, One of the reference lines on a graph.
  • Clothing labels: TAGS, Small pieces of fabric or paper with information about the garment.
  • Toward the back: AREAR, In or toward the rear.
  • Many a retirement unit: CONDO, Short for condominium, a type of housing unit.
  • Windows predecessor: MSDOS, The operating system that preceded Microsoft Windows.
  • Part of the digestive system: ESOPHAGUS, The tube that connects the throat to the stomach.
  • Calendar array: DATES, A series of days shown on a calendar.
  • Wood for many woodworking projects: ASH, A type of hardwood used in carpentry.
  • Nintendo game console: WII, A home video game console released by Nintendo.
  • Remind constantly: NAG, To annoy by continually reminding.
  • Surely!: UHHUH, An informal way of saying “yes.”
  • French evening: SOIR, The French word for evening.
  • Logicians’ “In that case …”: ERGO, A Latin word meaning “therefore.”
  • Stadium cheers: RAHS, Cheers or shouts of encouragement from a crowd.
  • Latest trend: INTHING, Something currently popular.
  • Jalopy: HEAP, An old, dilapidated car.
  • Furious: MAD, Extremely angry.
  • Actor Holbrook: HAL, Hal Holbrook, an American actor.
  • Invite for: ASKTO, To request someone to join or attend something.
  • Two-time NBA MVP Steve: NASH, Steve Nash, a former professional basketball player.
  • Pulled tight: TAUT, Stretched or pulled tight.
  • Border: EDGE, The outer limit or boundary.
  • Tennis icon Arthur: ASHE, Arthur Ashe, a renowned tennis player and humanitarian.
  • Active volcano on Sicily: ETNA, A volcano located on the island of Sicily.
  • Garden tool storage building: SHED, A small building for storing tools and equipment.
  • Sioux City state: IOWA, The U.S. state where Sioux City is located.
  • Code of conduct: ETHIC, A set of moral principles or rules of behavior.
  • Gave up in despair: LOSTHEART, To become discouraged or give up hope.
  • Pueblo people: HOPI, A Native American tribe in the southwestern United States.
  • Motor City NHL player: REDWING, A member of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.
  • To the __ degree: NTH, To the utmost or extreme degree.
  • Former Iranian ruler: SHAH, The title of the former monarch of Iran.
  • Key next to F1: ESC, The escape key on a keyboard.
  • Jittery from too much caffeine: WIRED, Feeling anxious or hyperactive due to caffeine.
  • IDs on copyright pages: ISBNS, International Standard Book

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