Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Beacon (Gander) - - Puzzles -

SCRAM­BLE MANIA - PART 1 By Timothy E. Parker ACROSS

1 Be a sub­sti­tute 8 Be a loud ob­nox­ious ac­tor 13 Zippy Ital­ian sports cars, briefly 18 First lights 19 “Along came a ___, and sat ...” 20 Op­po­site of fancy 22 De-lump ahead of time, as flour 23 Safety de­vices that holds “me credit notes” 25 Sound a weasel makes? 26 Sim­ple crane de­vice 28 Trap­per John’s show 29 They con­tain sev­eral wks. 30 Epic poetry form 32 Spir­its and bodies go with 33 Any two of a kind 35 Hap­pen­ing now as op­posed to recorded 36 Of­fice fillers 38 Old-school “well, I’ll be” 39 Delivery es­tab­lish­ments that hold “cope sos tiff ” 42 En­cir­cled in a mil­i­tary ma­neu­ver 44 Like tes­ti­mony that leads to trou­ble 45 CD-___ 46 Half guy, half fish 47 ___-Davis of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal stuff 48 In­stru­ment as­so­ci­ated with Scot­land 52 One way to see if some­thing works 53 Some very noisy birds that holds “ask coco to” 55 Take­away game with matches 56 “What ___ can I say?” 57 Leg­endary ac­tor Lan­caster 58 100 square me­ters 59 Strad­dling 60 Spread-on hair re­moval brand 61 Com­puter stor­age units 62 Less de­cent 64 Thing of­ten paid on the first of the month 65 One of Eve’s grand­sons 66 Ho­mo­phone of air rarely used to­day 67 Does more than ex­ag­ger­ates 68 Cookie that may be stacked 69 No. 50 in the 103-Across 70 Old-style “for­mally re­jects” that holds “safer rows” 74 One mak­ing cuts at the home branch? 76 Time in court 79 Male horse and fe­male don­key off­spring 80 Salad type 81 Make an in­ac­cu­rate de­ci­sion 82 Bar­rier or boom type 83 Body-shap­ing gar­ment 84 Lack­ing sugar that holds “teens we dune” 88 Solo in a film se­ries 89 Game show prizes, sometimes 92 Piles of fab­ric? 93 Rous­ing cheers around a bull­ring 94 Gas sta­tion stores 96 Some­thing you can do in Ex­cel 97 “___ my brother’s keeper?” 98 Re­ac­tor part 100 They re­ceive 93-Across 102 Scot’s neg­a­tive re­ply 103 Class­room chart that con­tains “po­etic lair bed” 107 Bring to life in cel­lu­loid 109 Out­lined 110 Sums 111 Was a nit­picker 112 Ve­hi­cles that don’t go up­hill 113 Sup­posed tea-leaf read­ers 114 Some Wall Street work­ers

DOWN

1 Per­formed like Ken­drick La­mar 2 Land on one side of the Urals 3 Opin­ions formed be­fore­hand that hold “snips sos re­pose” 4 ___ Al­tos, Calif. 5 Like dusty, dry land 6 Small in­for­mal eater­ies 7 Cer­tain fe­male hormone 8 Long, spectacular films 9 Coat that sig­ni­fies wealth 10 Poem form 11 Wil­liams the slug­ger 12 Recluse that keeps the faith? 13 Pub draft choices 14 Scot­tish lake 15 ___ Tues­day (Mardi Gras) 16 Type of en­ergy 17 ___ Tues­day (Ash Wed­nes­day pre­ceder) 19 Pho­tog­ra­pher’s sug­ges­tion 21 Fea­tures of Mis­sis­sippi 24 Trop­i­cal starchy root 27 Lamented and re­gret­ted 31 Is­sue avoiders 33 Bo­hemian dance 34 Valu­able thing on a ledger 35 Walk as if lame 37 In­ter­state rum­bler 39 Stop driv­ing 40 Bren­dan of mummy films 41 Stereo­typ­i­cal weather fea­ture of Lon­don 43 Gang­ster’s pis­tol in slang 44 Un­de­ni­able truths 46 “Work­ing Girl” star Grif­fith 47 Tiny skin hole 48 Lazy lec­tur­ers 49 Rev­o­lu­tion­ary so­cial­ist an­them that holds “An­nie lie rot ant” 50 Orig­i­nal set­tler 51 Caveat ___ (buyer be­ware) 52 Cre­dos and other such be­liefs 53 More like a baby or puppy 54 Heav­enly places in deserts 57 Lord of lit­er­a­ture and poetry 59 Alarm clocks and roost­ers 61 The caption next to “Af­ter” 62 High­est Alp 63 Light and open to a breeze 71 Did the light thing? 72 Of­fer­ings in fine restau­rants 73 Camelot lady 74 Good thing to break on a golf course 75 Stop work­ing or play­ing 77 Does darn good? 78 State of in­fu­ri­a­tion 80 Writ­ten agree­ment be­tween two or more par­ties 82 Chooses 83 TLC word 84 Not fit­ting 85 New par­ents and fin­ger­point­ers 86 Fea­ture of a well-thrown football 87 Spell­ing of “Bev­erly Hills 90210” 88 Fast, long-eared bound­ers 90 One in­volved in idle chat­ter 91 Mighty horses 94 Gals of mob goons 95 Sub­ma­rine de­tec­tor 98 Like some dorms 99 Things book­ies set 100 Way to the top of a snowy hill 101 The De­stroyer, in Hin­duism 104 Type of ther­apy for a sore knee 105 Small digit 106 Did some snack­ing 108 Pre­fix for night or week

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