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 http://games.latimes.com/index_crossword.html?uc_feature_code=tmcal" target="_blank">at the Time's website.