L.A. Times Daily - Sep 6 2022

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Clues Answers
"... the __ of defeat": "Wide World of Sports" phrase AGONY
"Black Panther" director Coogler RYAN
"Death on the Nile" actress Gadot GAL
"Fresh Air" airer NPR
"I understand now!" AHA
"Sorry, rules __ rules" ARE
"Why does this keep happening!?" NOTAGAIN
*Courtroom hotshot LEGALEAGLE
*Cowardly type SCAREDYCAT
*George Plimpton football memoir set in Detroit PAPERLION
1980s president Ronald REAGAN
Asanas found at the ends of the answers to the starred clues YOGAPOSES
Bagel topper LOX
Big Apple paper, for short NYT
Birthday present GIFT
Bite hard CHOMP
Boxer who said, "It's hard to be humble when you're as great as I am" ALI
Caribou cousin ELK
Chiding syllable TSK
Chum PAL
Commodity sold abroad EXPORT
Commotion ADO
Corp. shake-up REORG
D.C. fundraising org PAC
D.C. stadium RFK
Dizzying designs OPART
Dove's sound COO
El Pollo __: southwestern restaurant chain LOCO
Excite, with "up" AMP
Flight part STAIR
Fruit-hitting-the-floor sound SPLAT
Garden of Eden creature SERPENT
Glorify EXALT
Hiking sites TRAILS
House pest ANT
Human being PERSON
Inverse trig function ARCSINE
Clues Answers
January birthstone GARNET
Kevin of "Yellowstone" COSTNER
King or queen, but not prince or princess CARD
Llama kin ALPACA
Love to pieces ADORE
Love, in tennis ZERO
Major thoroughfare ARTERY
Maker of Zesty Curly frozen French fries OREIDA
Manage to achieve ATTAIN
Milne bear POOH
Mined resource ORE
Mobile's st ALA
Nebraska city OMAHA
One awarding stars, perhaps RATER
One of the Musketeers ATHOS
Opening setting of "Madagascar" ZOO
Oral health org ADA
Patch, as a lawn RESOD
Prefix with -lithic PALEO
Puts in order SORTS
Reciprocal of cosine SECANT
Rely (on) DEPEND
Scandal-plagued energy company ENRON
Sibling's daughter NIECE
Skater Harding TONYA
Small crown TIARA
Squabble SPAT
Summer sign LEO
Tennis shoes SNEAKERS
Terminate END
The Grand Ole __ OPRY
Toys on strings YOYOS
Trace HINT
Unseen troublemaker GREMLIN
Villain Luthor LEX
Water-to-wine town CANA
__ up on: unites against GANGS