COLOS­SAL CANADA CROSS­WORD

Ottawa Citizen - - WORLD - KELLY ANN BUCHANAN

Across 1 Lets dew soften the hemp 5 Stitch 8 Golf tour­na­ments, e.g. 12 Toronto Rap­tor, e.g. 17 Edge 18 Nero’s 111 19 Mys­tique 20 Aria in Verdi’s opera Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball): 2 wds. 21 Sim­ilka­meen Val­ley vil­lage in Bri­tish Columbia 23 Winged and Wych 24 Af­ter __ (Dark choco­late mints brand) 25 Where “the pop­pies blow be­tween the crosses, row on row”: 3 wds. 28 Edm. trans­port mode 29 Nova Sco­tia band, with The 30 Par­tic­u­lar printer 34 For­ti­fied 37 Pals to ‘Be­holds!’ 38 Pitch­ing _ __ (Camp­ing chore) 40 Span­ish beach ‘wave’ 41 Skeena River city in Bri­tish Columbia 43 Am­bi­tion 44 Shake­spearean pro­noun 45 Miss-place­ment 46 Po­etic feet 49 Key 51 Pur­pose 52 Mil­i­tary wake-up call 54 Ap­pear to be 55 Slip along... 57 En­ergy unit 58 Post-BC times 60 Guy __ (Cana­dian com­poser/ pi­anist) 63 Cana­dian bas­ket­ball leg­end Steve 65 An­drews Sis­ters hit bit: “He’s the boo­gie woo­gie bu­gle boy of __ _...” 68 Nash­ville mu­sic tro­phy, com­monly 69 Cana­dian fruit fave 72 To this point: 2 wds. 73 __ muffins 74 Sea let­tuce 75 Hunt il­le­gally 77 Queen El­iz­a­beth’s youngest son, in Paris 79 Stage prompt 80 Ms. Michael, Amer­i­can ed­u­ca­tor called ‘The Poppy Lady’, pro­moter of the red poppy as a re­mem­brance sym­bol. She was in­spired by the Cana­dian doc­tor at #31-Down’s fa­mous WWI poem - writ­ing her own in re­sponse called We Shall Keep the Faith - and ded­i­cated her 1941 au­to­bi­og­ra­phy to him. 81 ‘_’ __ for Dun­nville 83 Some big name com­put­ers 84 ‘Con­cern­ing this’ on a con­tract 86 VIA ve­hi­cle 88 Call upon 89 3rd Cana­dian __ __ (Juno Beach force on D-Day) 95 Self-re­spect 98 __-Saint-Paul, Que­bec 99 Take part in El­iz­a­beth Man­ley’s sport: 2 wds. 100 Al­berta: Beaver County vil­lage east of Ed­mon­ton 101 Flush 102 Fit­ting-here fish 103 Mono­gram let­ter [abbr.] 104 Twelve­months 105 Vega’s con­stel­la­tion 106 Hamil­ton’s prov. 107 River of Bri­tish Columbia Down 1 Anise-flavoured aper­i­tif in The Balkans 2 __ Holden: A Tale of the North Coun­try (Irv­ing Bacheller’s 1900 novel) 3 Surf‘n’__ 4 __ Jay (Bri­tish Columbia’s pro­vin­cial bird) 5 Fra­grance 6 Old Tes­ta­ment’s sec­ond bk. af­ter Gen­e­sis 7 Aware of the scheme: 2 wds. 8 Bel __ (Cheese of Italy) 9 Canada was part of the in­ter­na­tional Coali­tion in this early 1990s con­flict to lib­er­ate Kuwait which was in­vaded by Iraq: 2 wds. 10 100th An­niver­sary... No­vem­ber 11th, 1918: 2 wds. 11 Free­lancer’s mail­ing encl. 12 “You __ bother.” (I’ve taken care of it) 13 In­vig­o­rat­ing 14 Let­tered in­sur­ance co. 15 Or­di­nal suf­fix 16 Groove 22 __ Loop (Trendy neigh­bour­hood in Cal­gary) 26 “The Way We Were”(1973) star ...his ini­tials-shar­ers 27 Oceanic cruise ships 31 Lieu­tenant Colonel (from Guelph, On­tario) who wrote #25-Across in 1915: 2 wds. 32 Home of an­cient philoso­pher Par­menides 33 Weight unit of China 34 Maps book 35 Grease the creak once more 36 WWII-set movie of ‘42 star­ring Greer Gar­son and Cana­dian ac­tor Wal­ter Pid­geon as her hus­band: 2 wds. 37 Va­cate 39 Ms. Ga­bor 42 ‘Co.’ to a Que­bec busi­ness 43 Let­tered com­puter con­nec­tion 44 __ _ knot (Se­cure the laces) 47 Cana­dian __ __, called ‘The Life Line of the World’ in wartime 48 The __ _ (1976 Sum­mer Olympics sta­dium, to Mon­treal­ers) 50 Ms. Reynolds of “Hit the Deck” (1955), for short 52 Breather 53 Pool rac­ing cir­cuits 56 Ac­tress Ms. De­lany 59 Dag­gers 61 Fa­mous as­trologer Syd­ney 62 Athabasca Oil __ 64 Jump from, bunny-style: 2 wds. 66 __-Jongg 67 Corp. re­port’s ‘un­til now’ 69 Greatly 70 Inkling 71 “__ _ heard that...” (The grapevine says...) 73 __ jacket (Pierre Trudeau’s ca­noe­ing garb) 76 The Jac­ques-__ Bridge, in Mon­treal 78 Sa­hara vi­sion 80 Dol­lar sums 81 Like a li’l self-re­pair project 82 Cana­dian book­store/gifts chain 85 Largest duck in Canada, it’s so ‘Com­mon’ 87 Sphere 88 De­flect 90 Cana­dian div­ing great Jen­nifer 91 The Who’s “_ __ See for Miles” 92 ‘Canad’ com­pleter (Canuck stuff) 93 Model/ac­tress Carre 94 Goalies mind them 95 Put a crowbar to use 96 Whiskey and __ (“Amer­i­can Pie” fare) 97 Mar­itime work­ers ’gr.

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