UNIVER­SAL CROSSWORD

The Compass - - PUZZLES - By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Bench plank 5 En­gages in some R&R 10 Junk email 14 Lit­tle ras­cal 19 Priest in Bud­dhism 20 Seize il­le­gally 21 Spell­ing of TV 22 Hawaii is­land 23 “Too many to list” abbr. 24 Rock­slide de­bris 25 Mer­cury as­tro­naut Shep­ard 26 Sur­re­al­ist Max 27 Why tim­ing is ev­ery­thing (Part 1) 31 Isolate like Napoleon 32 Re­tain 33 Team­work de­ter­rent 34 Mul­li­gan, e.g. 35 No longer with us 36 Get by some­how 38 Track unit 41 Even if, briefly 44 Street al­ter­na­tive 45 Blender sound 46 See-through item 47 Ruby of “A Raisin in the Sun” 48 Seek­ers of ev­i­dence of telepa­thy 53 Folded ge­o­graph­i­cal sheet 54 It’s not up to par? 55 ___ d’oeu­vre 56 2:1 or 3:5, e.g. 57 Bob­sled run sur­face 58 Baby’s word 59 Dublin’s place 60 Auto ti­tle ID 61 Why tim­ing is ev­ery­thing (Part 2) 70 Un­eaten morsel 71 Hawk’s op­po­site 72 Seething state 73 Shoot­ing mar­ble 74 Friend of Lois and Jimmy 77 Gar­den-va­ri­ety 78 Mine pas­sages 81 Whit­ney of cot­ton gin fame 82 His­tor­i­cal 1917 event 86 Howard the di­rec­tor 87 Be sore 88 Some are out chas­ing af­ter a buck 89 Blood flow in­hibitor 90 Squeez­ing (out) 92 Turk­ish gov­er­nor 93 Bawdy 94 Shop­ping cen­ter? 95 ___ Torino (old Ford) 97 Re­ward for a good waiter 98 Em­u­late an ea­gle 99 Straight 102 Why tim­ing is ev­ery­thing (Part 3) 110 Pol­ish, as a shoe 111 “Poor me!” 112 To­tally ticked off 113 Pipe prob­lem 114 En­gine 115 Dorothy’s dog in Oz 116 Al­pha­bet­izes, e.g. 117 Head start 118 Sooth­say­ers 119 Ob­served 120 Proofers’ catches 121 Changed col­ors, in a way

DOWN

1 Large quan­tity 2 Shop tool 3 At full speed, at sea 4 Not short, ex­actly 5 Steal cat­tle 6 Stay clear of 7 Cer­tain 8 Shade provider 9 Raid tar­get of old 10 Be­came old hat 11 Ten­ta­cled crea­ture 12 Egyp­tian, e.g. 13 Su­per short skirt 14 Heavy type of ham­mer 15 Ship’s goods 16 Di­arist Frank 17 A crow’s-nest tops it 18 The ___ (aw­ful) 28 Legally pro­hibit 29 Fully pre­pared 30 Prin­ter’s copy, briefly 35 Ali’s rope-a-___ 36 Ner­vous sys­tem disor­der 37 Lubri­cates, in a way 38 Per­se­vere 39 Not for 40 Can­cun cash 41 Al­low to en­ter 42 “Rich and Fa­mous” man 43 Con­i­cal Great Plains dwelling 44 Dust­ing cloth 45 Fin­ger­print fea­ture 46 Billy Joel’s in­stru­ment 49 Can­cel a space­flight 50 Ho­tel of­fer­ing 51 “Pet” that sprouts 52 Wash prob­lem 58 Rus­sian au­thor Maxim 59 Peeper 60 Left-hand page 62 “A fate ___ than death” 63 Hav­ing a scent 64 Brandy snif­fers 65 City in the Ukraine (var.) 66 South Amer­i­can mon­key 67 Ba­bies’ wombs 68 Beau­ti­cian’s em­ployer 69 “Dal­las” fam­ily 74 Her­mit or king 75 One founder of Time 76 Cov­ered with cin­ders 77 Some win­ter weather 78 Di­ag­noser of sneezes and such 79 Pairs of pairs 80 “Ad­dams Fam­ily” cousin 83 Pro­fi­cient 84 Most of the Earth’s sur­face 85 Poet’s “be­low” 91 Gen­u­flected 93 Long-term prison­ers 94 Ar­senic, e.g. 95 Run-down ur­ban area 96 Al­cove 97 Cer­tain opera voice 98 Wash­ing­ton, but not D.C. 100 Full of cat­tails 101 Missouri River trib­u­tary 102 End­ings for Catholic and real 103 It’s about a foot? 104 Low-calo­rie, in ad­speak 105 Has a nice meal 106 ___ vera 107 “Iliad” city 108 Large stringed in­stru­ment 109 ___ out a liv­ing (scraped by)

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