Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

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THE GREAT UNMIXING By Ti­mothy E. Parker ACROSS

1 Some Ten­nessee pro ath­letes

7 Pole near te­pees, once 12 World’s 14th-most-pop­u­lous coun­try

19 Like mu­sic that is not in key

20 Alaska pan­han­dle city 22 Nearer to the beach line 23 Un­scram­bled “onto guard­edly”: with hu­mor 25 Tallinn is the cap­i­tal of it 26 De­cides to play a hand of poker

27 South­ern corn­bread con­coc­tions

29 Not at all fake 30 Move­ment of world Jewry

33 Ex­plorer ___ de Leon 34 Word that gram­mar­i­ans cringe upon hear­ing

36 Give a loud speech to a large crowd

37 Un­scram­bled “Stephen sits”: fea­ture of Mr. Surly 41 Chan­nel sell­ing 24 hours a day

44 Post-it jot­tings

45 “Eas­ier said ___ done” 46 Jock

48 Omaha-to-Que­bec dir.

49 Art ___ (early 1920s style) 51 Caps Lock neigh­bor 54 Aussie women, in Aussie slang

55 Un­scram­bled “den­sity arm”: peo­ple caus­ing big blow-ups

59 Re­fine­ment

61 Gooey, cheesy sand­wich 62 Color lightly

63 Old, withered witch 65 Al­tar ar­eas

66 Man cave rel­a­tive City 67 In a sub­se­quent part of this doc­u­ment

70 Some branded kitchen ap­pli­ances

71 Like a fee­ble old woman 73 It heats up in the kitchen 74 First on­stage ap­pear­ance 76 O. Henry’s gift-givers 77 Valu­able vi­o­lin 79 Phi­lan­throp­i­cally 84 Ranch mea­sure­ment 86 Ap­pear on­stage in a Broad­way play

88 Any in­sect around your food

89 South­east Asian fam­ily

90 Type of frozen dessert 91 Son of Zeus and Hera 93 Type of card in the deck 95 “Help!” va­ri­ety 96 Un­scram­bled “pun­ishes nap”: state of sad­ness

101 Shrim­p­like crus­taceans 102 Rect­an­gu­lar paving stone 104 Girl in “Don Juan”

105 How win­ter cloth­ing should be

107 In­jure se­ri­ously

109 Use de­lay­ing tac­tics 110 The four that cause walks 111 Pro­nounce

114 Un­scram­bled “she elites bras”: re­in­states

120 Not brand-name, drugs

121 Big-time booze­hounds 122 Early base­ball score, some­times

123 Knuck­les un­der

124 A col­lege ma­jor, in­for­mally

125 Mother fa­mous in Kolkata

DOWN

buzzing lan­guage as 1 Game in which a hu­man be­comes an it

2 “What am ___ do?” 3 Be­fore-long sep­a­ra­tor 4 Slow move­ment in mu­sic 5 Some pro­fes­sional child watch­ers

6 Bed frame boards

7 “As a re­sult ...”

8 Dinghy di­rec­tor

9 Man’s neck adorn­ment 10 Des­ti­na­tion or ul­ti­mate goal

11 Cantaloupe and hon­ey­dew, for two

12 Is a con­tender 13 “Walk-___ wel­come” 14 Suf­fix of su­perla­tives 15 Stick­ing point on a bush 16 Un­scram­bled “ten soles hen”: be that as it may

17 Song sung solo in an opera

18 Lunch, for one

21 Lip ___ (mouth lyrics) 24 In­terim em­ployee 28 Dark­ness of night, verse

30 Like in­dus­trial parks 31 Sub­tle, sar­cas­tic hu­mor 32 Like some break­fast ce­re­als

33 Harper Val­ley school grp., in song

34 “... and Jerry Mathers ___ Beaver”

35 “___ Dead?” (Mark Twain play)

38 And oth­ers

39 Su­per­hero that throws down the ham­mer

40 An NBA All-Star Game side

42 Not even slightly fresh 43 Hatcheries way up yon­der

47 Clingy mol­lusks with low con­i­cal shells

49 Loud, an­noy­ing noise 50 Carve in crys­tal

52 Makes up for wrongs 53 It rocks!

56 Art stu­dio

57 King Solomon’s was fa­mous in 58 Pro­vid­ing views

60 Like some grapes and or­anges

64 Per­sian or Ori­en­tal 65 Symp­tom of a flu on­set 66 Un­scram­bled “sins gore ids”: wan­der­ings from the main idea

68 Pro ____ (in pre­cise pro­por­tions)

69 Calls an NBA game 71 Gather, as a for­tune 72 Salsa go-with, often 75 Short or­der in a diner 77 Word with provo­ca­teur 78 Ad­dic­tive “crys­tal” drug 80 Sword with lit­tle stab 81 Es­ca­la­tor al­ter­na­tive 82 Gaz­pa­cho server-up­per 83 Give the right of way 85 Touch against on a side 87 Like Manx cats and some am­phib­ians

92 Ge­netic mes­sen­ger 93 View from a tall build­ing mag­nif­i­cent 94 One that is iron-handed? 97 Par­tic­u­lar key­board key 98 It may be stranded once out of the ocean 99 Night­mar­ish thing on a high­way

100 Large chunk of mar­ble 103 Ban­quet of­fi­cial

106 Dis­pense care­fully and fairly

107 Phone in­tro­duc­tion? 108 Al­ter­na­tives to lagers 109 Brief mo­ments of time 110 Ver­bally at­tack but good 112 Cof­fee ves­sel for many mugs

113 Tat re­tal­i­a­tion?

115 Far from out­go­ing

116 Short in­ves­ti­ga­tor? 117 One way to aer­ate the soil 118 “An­nie” cou­ple

119 Place for a liner

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