UNIVER­SAL CROSS­WORD

The Compass - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Part of a profit cal­cu­la­tion 5 Be a bad win­ner 10 USMA new­comer 14 Rum-soaked cakes 19 Big name in the oil biz 20 Travis or Quaid 21 Lo­cale 22 Alas’s part­ner 23 ___ gin fizz 24 Re­move a tube’s top 25 Pull force­fully 26 One with a life of ease? 27 Un­der-tak­ing quip (Part 1) 31 Ne­braskan’s river 32 Daz­zles 33 Some jun­gle crea­tures 34 Mil­i­tary base 35 Is mis­taken 36 Got up in years 37 Do a land­scap­ing chore 40 Writer’s cramp, e.g. 43 Stand at the ban­quet 44 Leave flab­ber­gasted 45 Over­head cir­cle of light 46 Road goop 47 Cer­tain ex­tinct fe­line 52 Re­fin­able rock 53 Like a heavy fog 54 Kind of group or pres­sure 55 Pun­gent veg­gie 56 Be part of the pic­ture 57 Fancy wrap 58 Brown al­ter­na­tive 59 Do a math task 60 Un­der-tak­ing quip (Part 2) 69 Be re­morse­ful about 70 Word in a sale price 71 Dan­ger­ous for driv­ing 72 “Caught in the act!” 73 Vi­o­lin bow coat­ing 76 Some spa ap­pli­ca­tions 77 Leisurely stroll 80 Ac­quired 81 They put peo­ple to sleep 85 Prior to, in old times 86 Rest­less crav­ing 87 Cre­ative thought 88 Look at amorously 89 Cook’s cover-up 91 Part of an email ad­dress 92 Lost trac­tion 93 Long-run­ning Broad­way mu­si­cal 94 San An­to­nio hoop­ster 96 Body pow­der 97 Top rat­ing 98 Ac­coun­tants’ ac­tiv­i­ties 101 Un­der-tak­ing quip (Part 3) 108 Un­healthy emission 109 “Con­tendere” pre­ceder 110 Keeps for a rainy day 111 Etc.’s cousin 112 Trade talk 113 Sail­ing the bound­ing main 114 Undo, as writ­ing 115 Kind of traf­fic, in­for­mally 116 Min­i­mal com­plaints 117 Re­sponse to “Shall we?” 118 Sea­sons, as soup 119 “I ___ to re­call ...”

DOWN

1 Till con­tents 2 Ship deck 3 Un­friendly look 4 Boot re­in­force­ments 5 Weightlift­ing sounds 6 Sur­gi­cal knife 7 On a sin­gle oc­ca­sion 8 One of TV’s Cartwrights 9 Make strik­ing sen­tences? 10 Scorn­ful dis­missals 11 Fib­bers 12 No­tions holder 13 Sur­round with trou­ble 14 Like a cell win­dow 15 Wanted-poster da­tum 16 In­done­sian re­sort is­land 17 Air he­roes 18 Type of ter­rier 28 Parts of mol­e­cules 29 Par­tial statue 30 Dis­burse 35 Lis­ten­ing de­vices 36 Site of the 2004 Sum­mer Olympics 37 Epiphany three­some 38 But­ter re­place­ment 39 Like bald tires 40 Rel­a­tive of a weasel 41 De­prive of rain 42 Sharp-crested ridge 43 Bear’s abode 44 Dic­ta­tion whiz 45 Believer in karma 48 Brick dried in the sun 49 Steady guy 50 Oil moguls’ org. 51 “Hot” win­ter drink 57 Main im­pact of an at­tack 58 ___ one’s trade (work) 59 Sporty scarf 61 “When ___ Eyes Are Smil­ing” 62 Lit a fire un­der, so to speak 63 Home of the Taj Ma­hal 64 “And an­other thing ...” 65 Evens a score 66 Like beavers, it’s said 67 Com­plete (var.) 68 Like some break­fast ce­re­als 73 Catas­tro­phe for a bookie 74 Word af­ter “catch” or “hang” 75 Split-off group 76 Hav­ing cu­ra­tive prop­er­ties 77 Fe­male rhyme masters 78 Dis­tinct pe­ri­ods of his­tory 79 Ti­tle for Gala­had 82 Jog­gers’ chal­lenges 83 Plain, in Spain 84 Iraqi neigh­bor 90 Some hedge shrubs 92 New Or­leans squad 93 Win­ter­time quaffs 94 Least per­ilous 95 They’re checked for signs of life 96 Scouts’ unit 97 Shoelace end 99 Church’s tenth 100 Type of drum 101 Spi­der’s web, e.g. 102 Fa­bled race loser 103 Cut­ting side of a blade 104 Eye­glasses sup­port 105 “GWTW” plan­ta­tion 106 Model train lay­out, of­ten 107 Feel­ing blue

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