Thanks to loyal news tipster Ruth Wright for giving us the answer to 6 Down in today's Los Angeles Times crossword puzzle.
Clue: California's self-proclaimed Zinfandel Capital.
Answer (duh): Lodi
Of course, our economic outlook is greatly enhanced now that L.A. Times readers have a clue about Lodi wine.
Ruth spotted this delightful bit of Lodi trivia in the Record, which receives the Times' puzzle from Tribune Media Services. You can see it at the Time's website.