Swap­ping Spree

Ottawa Citizen - - COMICS - by Merl Rea­gle Novem­ber 20, 2011

ACROSS 1 Jus­tice For­tas 4 Joe holder 7 Shade provider 10 Greek let­ter 14 Player’s hope 17 Es­chew plas­tic 19 Not in the pen 20 Nor­we­gian’s name 21 “It’s ___brainer” 22 Fa­vorite stopover of Span­ish sailors? 24 Creme/creme fill­ing 25 Af­fec­tion­ate ges­ture 26 School that in­vented the drink­ing song? 29 Bother 32 Road crew’s sup­ply 33 ___ dou­ble-take 34 To be in an­other coun­try? 35 Bud’s bud 36 Loft con­tents 37 What the di­et­ing seag­ull was on? 42 Ev­ery­one, on game boxes 45 Jackie’s sec­ond 46 Dis­com­fort 47 In­ven­tor of bread? 52 Lis­ten here 53 Strum­mer’s buy, briefly 54 Dil­bert has one that seems to defy grav­ity 55 Chop­house items 59 Some frac­tions 63 Some con­vert­ibles 65 Ici­cles do it 66 Ac­tress Lon­go­ria 67 Re­al­ity ac­cord­ing to Sarah? 72 ___ symp­toms 73 Orange cov­er­ing 75 Hoosier State hoop­ster 76 2007 Al Gore book, “The As­sault ___” 78 Naval forces 81 ___ Na Na 82 Peas keeper? 84 It might be frigid 85 Three Stooges short set in Wis­con­sin? 92 Sum­mer er­mines 94 Tuck’s part­ner 95 “I’ve been framed!” 96 Q: “What do you see lots of at Jerry’s fam­ily reunions?” A: “___” 100 They show shows 101 Brief mo­ment, briefly 102 ___ hap­pens 103 Of­ten win­dow­less ve­hi­cle 104 Re­set set­ting 105 Kresge’s store, to­day 107 Why Andy Capp took a class on ’and­i­cap­ping? 114 Concealed 115 Off-key 116 What a Team­ster may take in Man­hat­tan? 120 Comic Philips 121 Stop or­der? 122 Some PCS 123 Went by, as time 124 Start of a dog 125 Plies po­litely 126 Profs’ helpers 127 Cotil­lion celeb 128 Doubt­fire, e.g. DOWN 1 Easy to teach, per­haps 2 Dis­miss­ing word 3 Nee­dle fea­ture 4 Tote 5 West Point’s sch. 6 Ghost 7 Canal of song 8 Look through here 9 Small, to Sal­vador 10 Leo’s place? 11 Mtn. stat 12 Story 13 To dis­tant places 14 Elk 15 “K-i-s-s-i-n-g” place 16 “Be pa­tient” 18 ___ San Lu­cas 19 Eq­ui­table 23 1944 event 27 This in­stant 28 Given a shot, maybe 29 What “there oughta be” 30 ___ me tan­gere 31 Void’s part­ner 36 Fire­place 37 “Laugh-in” name 38 Like some rap­pers 39 Re­gret 40 Ali­cia and Gasteyer 41 Os­car su­perla­tive 43 Nau­ti­cal ad­verb 44 San Fran­cisco player 45 Arctic bird 48 Rapid-tran­sit bar­gain 49 James Bond was kicked out of it 50 Ar­gu­ment up­shot 51 The very be­gin­ning 56 Ter­rier re­torts 57 Start to byte? 58 Gave a fa­vor­able slant to 59 Lowly worker 60 Bad to the bone 61 Wind in­stru­ment? 62 Word be­fore “cat” 63 “Yes, gen­eral?” 64 Vam­pire va­por­izer 68 Need an aspirin 69 Cater­pil­lar’s snack 70 Plots (of land) 71 Who­dunit sus­pects, per­haps 74 Ex­tracts by boil­ing 77 Vicin­ity 79 From Bangkok 80 ___ good ex­am­ple 82 Ad­ver­tis­ing award 83 Snowy peak 86 NON-PC suf­fix 87 Gerund fin­ish 88 Sin­gle again 89 “Born Free” lion 90 Boater’s walk­way 91 Re­li­gious off­shoot 92 Ja­panese menu item 93 Checked the fit of 96 As­sem­ble 97 Keeps from oc­cur­ring 98 iphoto run­ner 99 Grasp in­stinc­tively 100 Porky or Daffy 104 Barcelona bears 105 Shish fin­ish 106 Abbr. in auto ads 108 Abbr. on egg car­tons 109 Neg­a­tive cho­rus 110 Chi­nese boat 111 Org. for ladies who drib­ble 112 Points be­fore click­ing? 113 Store event 117 Marx fol­lower? 118 Ger­man ar­ti­cle 119 Mag. VIPS

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