Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Compass - - Puzzles - By Tim­o­thy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Thai­land, once

5 Provo’s state

9 You may break one while ex­er­cis­ing

14 Com­mon pet

17 Be a de­bater

19 Thing on a foot­ball jersey 20 City in Tai­wan

22 Valu­able mined rock 23 What Charlie said 26 Ten­nis court fea­ture 27 Makes a last­ing im­pres­sion?

28 Down Un­der city

29 Word with latch or hang 31 Bird of the cuckoo fam­ily 32 Com­mand­ments num­ber 33 “Mar­ried to ___” (Michelle Pfeif­fer film)

36 Make im­per­fect 39 Ex­tremely cold Cir­cle 43 Ini­tial acts

46 Have a bril­liant thought 48 Mon­e­tary unit of Al­ba­nia 49 “Psy­cho” scene of ter­ror 51 One chin-up, e.g.

52 ___ & Gab­bana of fash­ion 53 Beaver’s con­struc­tion 54 Color over, as hair

55 Type of pickle

56 Help a crim­i­nal in wrong­do­ing

57 Mu­si­cal Puente

58 Toy­ota no more 59 Tele­vi­sion, ra­dio, news­pa­pers, etc.

60 Caribbean, for one

61 Bus uti­lizer

62 “For ___ a jolly good ...” 63 Mo­nop­oly prop­erty

65 ___ Ara­bia 67 Re­mote but­ton abbr. 68 Clas­sic col­umn style 69 Sidestepped

71 About half of the adult pop­u­la­tion

72 Hum­ble home

74 Word with “as di­rected” 77 Hid­den com­pli­ca­tion 78 Vi­tal layer with a hole 80 Con ___ (lively, in mu­sic) 81 Show off one’s mus­cles 82 Sound re­ver­ber­a­tion 83 Four­teen pounds, across the pond

84 One’s boy

85 Gar­lic may­on­naise 86 Have re­grets

87 Col­lu­sion or se­cret agree­ment

88 Base­ball score

89 LPs

90 Dessert of nuts and honey 92 It con­verts sun rays into elec­tric­ity

95 Had a seat

96 Turns back to 000, e.g. 98 Many moons past the new­born stage

99 Sammy with over 600 home runs

101 Be pa­tient in line

102 Con­cern­ing the pope 105 Without pun­ish­ment 109 Ir­ri­tate

110 Com­mon Darth Vader mis­quote

114 Billy ___ Wil­liams

115 Tweaks text

116 Rel­a­tive of a U.S. dol­lar 117 Film archive con­tain­ers 118 ___ Ar­bor, Mich.

119 Finely chopped spreads 120 Meaty, soupy dish

121 Com­mon Valen­tine’s Day gift

DOWN

1 Wise

2 Metal that can rust 3 Ob­vi­ously ex­cited

4 Rit­ual hand move­ment in In­dian clas­si­cal danc­ing 5 Riotous feel­ing

6 Turns browner in the sun 7 “What ___ bid?”

8 Nag per­sis­tently with triv­ial com­plaints

9 Light in the night sky 10 Would like to have

11 Ice skater’s fig­ure

12 Do an im­pres­sion of

13 ___ Aviv of 41-Down 14 What Balki Bar­toko­mous said

15 Cookie with a white cen­ter

16 Ex­act re­venge on 18 Pro­ceed or is­sue forth 21 Chem­i­cally sim­i­lar com­pound

24 Sheep­ish 25 Well-man­nered man, in Bri­tain

30 Pre­fix with smok­ing or lethal

32 Earth­quake’s on­set 34 What Joey Trib­biani said 35 Olympic sword event 36 Man with a golden touch 37 Pho­to­shop soft­ware pro­ducer

38 What Zeus said

40 Off to ___ start (run­ning be­hind sched­ule)

41 Jewish re­pub­lic

42 You may be checked in it 44 Started again, as a can­dle 45 Spread out, as fin­gers

47 Be di­rected?

50 Lyric poem with com­plex stanza forms 53 What Steve Urkel said 55 Places to grab a sand­wich 57 It may get high on the beach

58 Word with call or booth 59 Soft, deep mud

61 Slug­ger Babe

64 Head­ing for a list

66 With a bow, to a cel­list 67 Via ___ (ex­pen­sive street of Rome)

69 Harsh in taste

70 Place where noth­ing’s the mat­ter?

71 Pre-stereo record­ings 72 Asi­nine

73 Rodeo bucker, for short 75 His­toric city in Alabama 76 Re­main alive

79 “Do not feed the an­i­mals” sign lo­cale

81 Lit­tle lie

83 Uti­lize a bank ac­count, in a way

85 Out­stand­ing, elite player 87 Home for a king 88 Long-dis­tance auto races (var.)

89 So­cially dis­tant 91 Hawai­ian is­land give­away 93 Good gar­den­ing soil 94 Ac­count held in reserve 97 Emp­tied one’s wal­let 100 Time-time link

101 “Beau Geste” au­thor or type of bird

103 Paid helper

104 Quar­ter­back’s op­tion 105 “You betcha!”

106 Stat start

107 Seafood items of­ten smoked

108 Lan­guage of Scot­land 109 “Sweet as ap­ple cider” girl of song

111 Base­ball of­fi­cial

112 Mauna ___ (vol­cano) 113 Call from 111-Down

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