L.A. Times Daily - Jan 3 2024

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Clues Answers
"Call Me by Your Name" name ELIO
"Love Train" group, with "The" OJAYS
"Rocky III" actor with a mohawk MRT
"Science Guy" Bill NYE
*Bureaucratic obstacle to environmental projects GREENTAPE
*Extreme winter-weather event BOMBCYCLONE
*Nickname for a Mozart work in C major JUPITERSYMPHONY
*Writer of the 2023 legal thriller "The Exchange" JOHNGRISHAM
Abbr. on old phones OPER
Actor Daniel __ Kim DAE
Aspirations DREAMS
Before, in verse ERE
Behind closed doors INSECRET
Blackjack card ACE
Boise's state IDAHO
Boxing legend Archie MOORE
Butcher's garment APRON
Caustic chemical LYE
Caustic chemical ACID
Cereal grain OATS
Charged particle ION
Chocolate substitute CAROB
Church song HYMN
Comfy attire that's rarely worn out? PJS
Contractor's fig EST
Convention NORM
Couple of magazines? ITEM
D.C. MLB team NATS
Daffy or Bugs TOON
Dead end? DEE
Declined, with "out" OPTED
Dishwashing brand used to clean animals after oil spills DAWN
Dolly Parton hit JOLENE
Female lobsters HENS
Fielding of "The Great British Bake Off" NOEL
Former "CNN Newsroom" anchor Barnett ERROL
Future soph FROSH
Geological spans EONS
Go bad ROT
Clues Answers
Honking birds GEESE
Killer whale ORCA
Lather, __, repeat RINSE
Law school course ETHICS
Like three Justin Verlander games NOHIT
Little bit IOTA
Lobster catcher TRAP
Many a charity tournament PROAM
Mayberry boy OPIE
Mediterranean isle for which a style of pants is named CAPRI
Midday NOON
Next to BESIDE
Nonpoetic writing PROSE
PC alternative MAC
Periodic table's Pb LEAD
Phobia FEAR
Portuguese greeting OLA
Prefix with tourism ECO
Protection of intellectual property, and what the answer to each starred clue literally has COPYRIGHT
Puzzle solver's skill LOGIC
Q.E.D. part ERAT
Raced SPED
Red "Sesame Street" resident ELMO
Regretted RUED
Somewhat open AJAR
Speed skater Ohno APOLO
Stadium entries GATES
Takes hold ROOTS
Transcript fig GPA
Travel pillow spot NAPE
Tyler of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" AISHA
URL intro HTTP
When the sun rises in the west NEVER
__ and pains ACHES