Univer­sal Crossword

The Beacon (Gander) - - Puzzles - WHY SO NEG­A­TIVE? By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Play­ful mis­chief-maker 6 Monarch’s do­main 11 Dou­ble-staged or dou­ble cy­cled 19 Tummy prob­lem thought to be caused by worry 20 Har­mon or Dick­in­son of TV fame 21 Re­view again in depth 22 Some­one not from around here 24 Not ar­ranged in a straight line 25 Be­come more in­clined? 26 Wooden duck, e.g. 28 Frog’s rel­a­tive 29 Do in, as a dragon 30 Spring month 32 Wood or Turner of Hol­ly­wood fame 35 Group of five 38 “Rolling in the Deep” and “Hello” singer 40 Stars and Stripes coun­try 43 Re­sis­tance unit 45 “And now, with­out fur­ther ___ ...” 46 One re­fus­ing to adapt 50 Me, in France 51 Blood do­na­tion quan­tity 53 Aahs’ part­ners 54 Sell­ers of goods 56 Ghana’s cap­i­tal 58 Clamped on a work­bench 61 Texas-to-Vir­ginia dir. 62 Young’s part­ner in ac­count­ing 63 Seats with three legs 65 Not even a sin­gle­time 67 Things on bul­letin boards 69 Off­spring of a male don­key and a fe­male horse 70 Is­land state in the West In­dies 73 “Physi­cian, ___ thy­self ” 74 Chess moves early in a match 77 Pine tree goo 78 Hymn-play­ing in­stru­ments 81 Nut­meg coats, e.g. 82 Dog’s foot 85 De­feats 87 ___ Hall Uni­ver­sity 88 Rock from space 90 Far, far from be­ing rich 92 Ja­panese wrestling 93 Bon ___ (witty re­mark) 94 Not strictly con­trolled 99 Like un­cooked meat 100 Pie ___ mode 101 “___: Mi­ami” (TV se­ries) 102 At­lanta uni­ver­sity 103 Guid­ing prin­ci­ples 105 Pan­han­dler’s in­come 108 Quite ca­pa­ble 110 Col­lege head 111 ___ Romeo (sports car) 114 Archie Bunker’s wife 116 Some prison movie high­lights 120 Like birds that hunt by night 124 What meals pro­vide 126 Bridge sup­port 127 “Un­der­stand?” 128 Move into high­way traf­fic 129 Meer­schaum part con­nected to the bowl 130 English class writ­ing as­sign­ment 131 Like an ex­cel­lent guard or sen­try

DOWN

1 Phoenix NBA play­ers 2 Blood block­age 3 Teen’s main squeeze? 4 Most in­signif­i­cant 5 Not wait un­til the last minute 6 Like Lon­don weather, of­ten 7 Con­clu­sion 8 Like fine wine 9 NFL block­ers 10 Lau­rie of “Roseanne” 11 How­ever, po­et­i­cally 12 De­sire 13 1952 Olympics site of Nor­way 14 Small medicine bot­tle (var.) 15 Role for John Wayne 16 Blvd. kin 17 Where Nemo and Dory live 18 Call Gary “Larry,” e.g. 23 Brand of jet boat 24 Gotham, ini­tially 27 Nabisco cookie 31 Homo sapien 33 Lan­guage 34 For what Richard III of­fered “my king­dom” 35 Ma­mas’ mates 36 For­mal procla­ma­tion 37 Im­ply­ing noth­ing, one way or the other 38 Hav­ing dull, sus­tained pain 39 Bas­ket car­ried on the back 41 Fire en­gine’s wail 42 Present a ques­tion 44 Atomizer out­puts 47 Tur­key Day mo. 48 De­feater of HHH in ‘68 49 Is perched pre­car­i­ously 52 Cause in­con­ve­nience or dis­com­fort to 55 Bat­tle­field med­i­cal set­ups 57 Jan­ney of TV’s “Mom” 59 “Be it ___ so hum­ble ...” 60 Bright star of Cygnus 64 TV unit 66 De­mol­ish, Brit-style 68 “So, what have we here?” 71 It’s a wrap, baby! 72 Cleopa­tra’s beloved 74 Type of ray 75 Part of the iris in the eye 76 Takes a “Wheel of For­tune” turn 79 One who won’t put down roots 80 Cov­ers the ground with a white blan­ket 83 Skylit courts or lob­bies 84 Tiny 86 One of­ten ine­bri­ated 89 Ti­tle sit­com role for Charles Dut­ton 91 Grade school play time 95 Turned right on horse­back 96 En­croach (on) 97 In­spi­ra­tional phrases 98 Old mone­tary unit of Greece 104 Tooth cov­er­ing 106 Photo fin­ish that’s not glossy 107 Se­verely blighted city blocks 109 Ma­rina ___ Rey, Calif. 110 Worshipped be­ing 112 Gui­tar neck ob­ject 113 Rice of vam­pire sto­ries 115 “Gilligan’s Is­land” shel­ters 117 Paris papa 118 Lo­co­mo­tive op­er­a­tor (Abbr.) 119 Ed­i­tor’s “don’t take this out” 120 Short sleep 121 Geisha’s belt 122 Tea holder 123 Bill dis­penser, briefly 125 Coastal in­let

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