Univer­sal Crossword

The Beacon (Gander) - - Puzzles -

A-NEW CROSSWORD By Ti­mothy E. Parker ACROSS

1 Mod­est skirt type

5 Not con­joined

10 Eats up slid­ers?

14 Lawyer’s un­der­tak­ing

18 Out­stand­ing eco­nomic oc­cur­rence

19 “All in the Fam­ily” daugh­ter

20 Wa­ter, to some

21 Chief Norse god

22 Perched upon

23 Meat on an Ital­ian sub

24 Like some im­proved pho­to­graphs

26 Debt that’s due

28 A Triple Crown race, in­for­mally

30 Worst turnout pos­si­ble

31 “Bam!” rel­a­tive

32 One spouse

34 Any pope

36 A real scoundrel

37 Coun­try bor­der­ing Aus­tria

40 As­sis­tants at work

41 It goes in and out of wa­ter

43 Go down in de­feat

44 Back to square ___

45 Roast­ing rod

46 Fair type

50 Stuff dis­cussed in mu­se­ums

51 Band’s book­ing

52 Cui­sine cre­ator

53 Thumbs-down types

54 Sec­tions of base­ball caps

56 Small bit of oint­ment

57 Early role for East­wood

59 Num­bered musical com­po­si­tion

60 Be com­pet­i­tive

61 Cleve­land’s lake

63 La Brea pits stuff

64 Dodge the law

65 With skin re­moved

68 Un­dergo major changes

70 All dudes

71 Lab gels de­rived from sea­weed

72 Clumsy goof­ball

73 Get a pi­ano right

74 Do on-screen film work

75 Run up the mid­dle

76 More like any grand­baby

78 Warn­ing color

79 “You go high, I go low” en­abler

83 Keep from one an­other

85 Love child of myth

87 Mighty jun­gle crea­ture

88 Color or shade

89 Mag­a­zine pub­lish­ers, monthly

90 Af­firm as true

91 Trib­ute that may rhyme

92 Tat-tat starter

93 Some­thing for a baby to sit on

94 Sudden force­ful flow

95 Groupie, es­sen­tially

97 New­ton of foot­ball

100 Thing for a grad

102 Co­bra rel­a­tive

103 Some­thing for a medium, but not a large

104 Speak be­fore a crowd

106 Hav­ing prob­lems say­ing words like this?

108 Be un­steady on one’s feet

111 Bring back from the dead

113 Ac­tress Cor­co­ran of “Bachelor Fa­ther”

115 Open-court hear­ing

117 Haz­zard TV law­man

118 One of Eve’s sons

119 Some Mus­lim dig­ni­taries (var.)

120 Place were many lay down their bets

121 Like a musty base­ment

122 Type of for­mal­ity

123 Tries to bring in a fish

124 Whirling wa­ter cre­ation

DOWN

1 Exec’s de­gree

2 Greek let­ter or quite small amount

3 Jambs for swingers

4 Make bet­ter

5 Shocking and fright­ful

6 One seek­ing votes, briefly

7 Speedy steeds

8 Frosty ice crys­tals on the ground

9 Ex­haust sys­tem ex­ten­sion

10 Brit with the ti­tle “sir”

11 Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of top per­form­ers

12 Frutti lead-in

13 ___ Paulo

14 Clas­sic Chanel fra­grance

15 Com­mit­tee va­ri­ety

16 Ital­ian prov­ince

17 Con­cluded

19 Gov’t. prop­erty over­seer

25 Type of ad­van­tage

27 Farm an­i­mal that gets fleeced

29 Make changes to

33 “Norma ___” (Sally Field film)

35 Ad­just your tele­scope

37 Sara­jevo res­i­dent

38 Lough­lin of “Full House”

39 Rea­son to cover one’s ears

40 Holder of cin­ders

42Fix up an old home

46 Whale va­ri­ety

47 Sherpa’s coun­try

48 Like oil you can’t use

49 Let­ters with two hooks

51 Crossword con­struc­tion maps

52 Jug’s much fancier cousin

53 Fixed one’s eyes?

55 Com­pletely redo

56 Lower the grade of

58 Makes up ( for)

62 Max­i­miz­ing suf­fix

64 Tal­ent show host

65 Zoroas­trian liv­ing in western In­dia

66 Fever­ish con­di­tions

67 Tools with rough sur­faces

68 Hypes

69 In­ter­est fol­lowed with ex­ag­ger­ated zeal (var.)

74 Po­plar va­ri­ety

76 Bones in wrists

77 Re­fur­bish

80 With very keen sight

81 It’s started reg­u­larly

82 De­tach, as from a baby bot­tle

84 Li­brary pa­tron

86 Up­front le­gal fee

87 Some elec­tri­cal de­vices

90 Paul was one in the Bi­ble

91 Cries of won­der­ment and de­light

92 Bring back to one’s for­mer glory

94 Cut­ter in a deli

96 Ac­quire

97 Hol­lowed out, as an ap­ple

98 Type of pro­fes­sional foot­ball

99 Worker with nat­u­ral stone

101 Academy at­tendee

102 Co­in­cide

105 Ele­phant’s pro­tru­sion

107 Nor­ton Sound port

109 Carry-___ (man­age­able lug­gage)

110 Tear wildly

112 Com­puter ca­pac­ity

114 Skinny, mi­gra­tory fish

116 Schei­der of “Jaws” fame

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