UNI­VER­SAL CROSSWORD

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ACROSS

1 Riot spray 5 The bright­est star in Virgo 10 Pop­u­lar Caribbean is­land 15 Idi­tarod ve­hi­cle 19 Wrin­kle elim­i­na­tor 20 End to a ma­gi­cian’s chant 21 Rem­nant of the past 22 Clone 23 Fea­ture of soft ca­resses 25 Pricey meat cut 27 Snarled in knots 28 Span­ish restau­rant sta­ple 30 From that point on, old-school 31 Build up, as a for­tune 33 In­stru­ments strummed at lu­aus 34 Hinged open­ing 35 As­saulted, a la “Ghost­busters” 38 ___ in com­par­i­son 40 Hang­ing jew­elry 44 Blade sharp­ener (with “up”) 46 Evening so­cial event 48 “Eureka!” rel­a­tive 49 Ele­phant-car­ry­ing birds of myth 50 Courier or Hel­vetica, e.g. 51 They’re formed 52 “I’m bet­ter than you” type 53 1996 Olympics host 54 Re­turn­ing, as a meal 58 Char­lotte ___ 59 Science of hered­ity 61 Re­ally an­gry 62 Be un­steady 63 Group of three 64 Weigh­ing ma­chine 65 Hamil­ton of “The Ter­mi­na­tor” 66 Red table wine 68 Throw with might 69 Polling rev­e­la­tion 72 Pear-shaped Re­nais­sance in­stru­ments 73 Rook­ies 75 Fawn’s mom 76 “Na­tional Vel­vet” nov­el­ist Bag­nold 77 Chums 78 Cam­era’s at­tach­ment 79 “... on the dead ___ chest” 80 Long, long ___ 81 Felonies, e.g. 83 Del­i­cate edg­ing 84 Mourn­ing song 85 Climb­ing plant parts 87 ___ donna 89 Some time-share units 90 Bil­lion-year stretches 91 Baby boy’s color 92 Type of al­bum 97 Navy re­cruit 99 Bat­ting statis­tic 103 Por­traits, e.g. 105 What a pro­posal may be made on 107 Twice from thrice 108 Heep of Dick­ens 109 Huge so­cial gath­er­ing, e.g. 110 And oth­ers, for short 111 “The Man” Mu­sial of base­ball fame 112 Dressed to kill 113 Bank­ruptcy causes 114 Deep urges

DOWN

1 Catcher’s catcher 2 Car­pet cov­er­age 3 Hart­ford’s st. 5 Jam, for one 6 Ducky places 7 Drink cubes 8 Part of a cres­cent moon 10 With­out cun­ning or de­ceit 11 Movie spools 12 Bone be­low the el­bow 13 Sig­nal an auc­tion­eer 14 Nail pol­ish re­mover in­gre­di­ents 15 Eye­ball cover 16 Bird in a crazy sim­ile 17 Larger-than-life story 18 Frac­tion of a new­ton 24 Bugs hunter Fudd 26 Is­land that’s no is­land 29 ___ out a liv­ing (scrape by) 32 Loses one’s bal­ance? 34 Re­cently re­tired Jeter

one’s shoul­ders 37 Rit­ual recita­tion 39 Dis­sent­ing one 40 Part of a jig­saw puz­zle 41 Not ac­cepted as nor­mal 42 Nei­ther th­ese nor ___ 43 Not drunk de Leon 47 Egg-shaped 50 Run­ning back’s juke 52 Napped leather 54 Swine en­clo­sures 55 Bat­tery type 56 Tomb­stone’s place 57 Bun­dle binder 58 Sev­ers 60 Made a mis­take 62 Adds color to, as a wind­shield 64 Feel in the gut 65 Sierra ___ (African na­tion) 66 Part of a foot­ball shoe 67 Fencer’s thrust 68 Wheels on the ocean? 69 Boot re­in­force­ment 70 Kin­shasa’s home 71 “Oui” and “si” 74 Flim-___ (scam) 77 Pe­ri­od­i­cal’s pro­duc­tion pe­riod 79 Noth­ing ma­jor? 81 Witchy woman 82 Flamboyant and 83 Very late riser 84 Loved to 86 Make numb 88 Bac­ardi prod­uct 89 De­sires the prop­erty of another 91 Sired, in Bi­b­li­cal times 93 “In case you ___ no­ticed ...” 94 Those in fa­vor 95 Pre-Easter fast­ing pe­riod 96 An­cient Machu Pic­chu dweller 97 Ag­i­tated state 98 “Party of Five” ac­tress Camp­bell 100 Poker pay-in 101 Type of

sweet cherry 102 Elec­tric and moray 104 Part of a nest egg 106 Bird’s beak

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