Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Beacon (Gander) - - Puzzles - By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Fathers who might say, “over yon­der”

4 Mone­tary unit spent in In­dia

9 Moth­ers who might say, “Par­don?”

13 Some things that priests wear

17 Dada art notable

18 Other name for an oys­ter-fish

19 Chal­cedony or mar­ble type

21 Pique, as one’s anger

22 You have it com­ing (Pt. 1)

26 Grew closer to mid­night, e.g.

27 Some nat­u­ral milk dis­pensers

28 Units equal to 3.262 light years

29 Suf­fix with “in” or “home”

30 Der­ma­tol­ogy di­ag­no­sis, some­times

31 Have great sym­pa­thy for

32 Name of the “Born Free” star

35 Con­fi­den­tial

38 Place for a speed bump

42 Like an over-actor com­pared to a true thes­pian

45 Not per­mit­ting en­trance

47 Card game in­volv­ing bet­ting against the dealer

48 Not per­mis­sive at all

50 Old late-night host Jack

51 Some­thing to be judged on in a pageant

52 The cheaper spreads

54 Miner’s means of trans­port

55 Things crunched in a gym

56 Part of an in­ning

57 Cam­ou­flage 59 Hound or bad­ger

61 Place to store a mis­sile or grain

63 You have it com­ing (Pt. 2)

71 The an­i­mated ex­plorer

72 Boy or very young man

73 Broad­way’s Todd

74 West­ern neck­ties?

78 Che­w­able item for a cow

81 Empty-syn­drome link

83 Trans­fer de­sign

84 By or­der of, in memos

85 Fishy, wrig­gly and slip­pery

86 Movie premiere par­ties

88 Win­dow di­vi­sion

89 Con­ge­nial­ity

92 Cer­tain Wall Street worker

94 Seem­ingly for­ever

95 Not vary­ing

96 Eyelid pro­tru­sion

97 Like the mer­chan­dise in a thrift store

98 Bridges on a TV show

101 Seed’s hard outer cov­er­ing

106 Born in Nome

110 18th in the Greek al­pha­bet

112 Counts

114 You have it com­ing (Pt. 3)

117 Ja­panese equiv­a­lent of a zither

118 Sierra ___ (na­tion)

119 A next of kin, for some

120 Peeper

121 Fit of tem­per

122 Part of a watch or flower

123 Many are re­served

124 Sum­mer hrs. in many U.S. states

DOWN

1 Ratchet parts

2 En­light­ened Bud­dhist

3 Ver­bal out­pour­ing

4 Lack­ing fa­cial color

5 Sec­ond word of a New Year’s Day song

6 Judge who tried O.J. Simp­son

7 One who’s eas­ily ma­nip­u­lated

8 Fev­er­ish fits

9 Sail holder

10 Dis­grun­tled sounds

11 Big name in China’s his­tory

12 Way less in­tel­li­gent

13 Boats meant to be sta­ble, not swift

14 Ruler’s cre­ation

15 Group of like-minded coun­tries

16 Puts in stitches

18 Bi­cy­cle built for two

20 Brings cheer to

23 Drink from a pot?

24 Lus­trous ma­te­rial

25 How some like their mar­ti­nis

30 Sym­pa­thetic one or any nurse, essen­tially

31 Sur­name among great artists

33 ___ pen­dens (no­tice of a law­suit)

34 Pi­o­neer or colonist

36 Place in Cal­i­for­nia known for wine-grow­ing

37 Nat­u­ral wound cover

38 Mob’s vi­o­lent disor­der

39 It con­tains a few last words?

40 “Oh, yeah, be­fore I for­get ...”

41 To judge or think

42 An­gelic rings

43 “Well, ___ you clever!”

44 Be a par­a­site

45 “Cold Moun­tain” pro­tag­o­nist

46 Par­o­died

47 Points of con­ver­gence

49 In­dian prince’s spouse

53 Ma­chines that lead to growth? 56 How to make smoke rings or bub­bles

58 Old-style com­mo­tions

60 Ger­ard or Hodges

62 Cof­fee va­ri­ety

64 Like a cut di­a­mond

65 Pen­e­trat­ing, zesty fla­vors

66 Valu­able gray mat­ter prod­uct

67 With tears welling up

68 An­cient Peru­vians

69 Ob­vi­ously wasn’t erect

70 Lovett with the pipes

74 Neck sec­tion

75 Most pop­u­lous city of Nor­way

76 Do­ing busi­ness, as a store

77 Salty seven

79 Bone con­nect­ing wrist and el­bow

80 Like pink hair

82 Cut deeply, as prices

85 In­ter­na­tional agree­ments

87 Speak or ut­ter

90 Light into

91 “The Play­boy of the West­ern World” play­wright

93 Thing on many key­board keys

97 Gui­tar rel­a­tive, briefly

99 Be a se­ri­ous col­lec­tor

100 Miss Hawkins of Dog­patch

102 Info from a cock­pit

103 Used a Singer

104 Cafe­te­ria stock

105 Thus far

106 Poses ques­tions

107 Fa­bled crea­ture with a painful thorn

108 Con’s de­bate po­si­tion

109 Kilt wearer

110 Not overly neu­rotic

111 More of the same, in re­search pa­pers

112 Catcher’s catchall

113 Greet­ings in the old Ro­man Se­nate

115 Drunk­ard

116 Govt. prop­erty over­seer

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