Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

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

ACROSS

1 Scratch up

4 Quashes

9 Type of pear

13 Wave va­ri­ety

18 Con­tainer for scoops

19 Pre­fix with pho­bia

20 Suzanne Vega’s clas­sic hit

21 In­struct­spir­i­tu­ally

22 Ear-re­lated

23 Is­raeli pol­i­tics name

24 Working­away

25 UNCF’sN

26 Smooth ride? (Pt. 1)

30 Flea mar­ket trans­ac­tion

31 Word with pi­geon or three

32 Love­god

33 Santa’ssack­ful

34 Fre­quent­flyer

35 Small, singing

34-Across

36 Hor­rific Tolkien beast

39 Mus­cle­twitch

42 Pedal­pusher

43 Like a long shot’s chances

44 The­hunted

45 Dan­son of TV

46 Does brand­ing in mul­ti­ple coun­tries

51 Cool rel­a­tive?

52 Moves like mud or slime

53 Haut­boy in­stru­ment

54 Like a bal­loon with he­lium

55 Be some­one else

56 Head­light set­ting 57 Low pa­per bills

58 Grp. meet­ing af­ter school

59 Smooth ride? (Pt. 2)

68 U-turn from WSW

69 “Whatcha ___?”

70 Anger

71 Bit in a horse’s mouth

72 Mad­cap silly trick

75 Both­er­some com­mo­tions

76 Earthly tremor

79 Rock to pick

80 A dis­po­si­tion to be

90-Across

84 Ja­maican mu­sic style

85 Trudge along

86 De­cides

87 En­thralled

88 Pow­er­ful con­struc­tion piece

90 U-turn from straight­for­ward

91 Nim­ble

92 Hangs in the breeze

93 It’s up­front in poker

95 Neck sec­tion 96 Del­ere­ver­sal

97 Makes wa­ter­tight, in a way

100Smooth ride? (Pt. 3)

107Egg pro­ducer

108Raines or Fitzger­ald

109Way to go

110Top-rated

111Dig deeply (into) 112Cracked ed­i­bles

113Trim­ming tool

114Cold win­ter blan­ket?

115Vil­lain­ous look

116Lab pro­ce­dure

117No layabouts, they

118Con­tents of a black pit

DOWN

1 En­gine

2 Car­toon art form of Ja­pan

3 Re­places stars?

4 Barely

5 Spir­i­tual love feasts

6 Wolf out west

7 Ex­cur­sion

8 For­mal ap­provals

9 Pointed fin­gers at

10 Ex­posed one’s se­crets

11 Big name in power tools

12 Zeta-Jones of film

13 Sinew

14 Cre­ative mind set?

15 Sar­cas­tic re­marks

16 Bushy coif

17 Cap­i­tal of Rhone

18 It may fol­low a dot

27 Ruth’s in-law

28 It comes from the heart

29 MSG, for one

34 Par­ty­de­fla­tor

35 Wind or bob­sled sound

36 Soup pasta

37 Co­ral­for­ma­tion

38 Skin prob­lem

39 Scare­crow stuff­ing

40 Juicy fruit

41 Ex­pand, as a col­lec­tion

42 Hat with a tas­sel

43 Lhasa’sland

44 Rice dish with meat

47 Bad thing to have in the li­brary

48 “Lara Croft: ___ Raider”

49 Romiti or Brax­ton

50 Wood­shaper 56 Mambo, for one

57 Be a pro­pri­etor

58 Tiny body open­ings 60 Beyond­strange

61 Un­usual thing

62 Things that tan­gle un­der­ground

63 Not yet fi­nal, in law

64 Greek god­dess of vic­tory

65 Alaskan beast

66 Arc­tic­coat

67 Cook, as crabs

72 Some ven­omous snakes

73 Part­ner of void

74 He­len of ___

75 Cur­rently

76 Di­vided like NFL games

77 Org. that de­liv­ers the goods

78 Lit­tle scur­rier 81 Momma’s part­ner

82 Bay win­dow

83 Ab ex­er­cise

89 City of North­ern Ire­land

91 Lit­er­ary Tom 92 Af­ter much de­lay

93 More in­ci­sive

94 New par­ents, at some point

95 Moxie

96 Treats a frozen walk­way

98 Swedish money

99 Mr. way down south

100Lays down the lawn

101It takes the cake

102In sound shape

103Hint

104Long-ex­tinct avian

105Big­ger than big

106Wood used for archers’ bows

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