Univer­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Puzzles - AS­SEM­BLY RE­QUIRED By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Pil­low cov­er­ing 5 Con­stantly takes breaks from work

10 Place for a nice soak 14 Os­car can­di­date 19 Sashes in Japan

20 Give qual­i­ties or abil­i­ties to

21 Ti­tle for a Turk­ish mil­i­tary leader (var.)

22 Wa­ter­slide

23 Many food bank con­tain­ers

24 Like a proper knife 25 Mod­er­ately quick gait 26 Rus­tic digs in the woods 27 Hider of a crim­i­nal, e.g. 31 Where a boxer might be trained?

32 Ground-dou­ble link 33 Took the metro

34 Ace or jack, e.g.

35 What’s bound to hap­pen 36 Cause for alarm? 37 Mys­te­ri­ous part of the Nixon tapes

40 Com­mon spud

43 Sax va­ri­ety

44 Lobbed ball tra­jec­to­ries 45 Fish part

46 Dundee’s trainee

47 Satire that’s a bit harsh 50 Hurry and then some 52 Far from healthy 53 Out­cast of bi­b­li­cal pro­por­tions

54 Some fam­ily tree mem­bers

55 Es­cort in a theater 56 Silent “yes”

57 Alias ini­tials 58 Com­po­nent of brass 59 Mom’s twins?

60 Dou­ble Ea­gle coin, for one

69 As ___ as Methuse­lah 70 Fowl quar­ters

71 “Ick!” rel­a­tive

72 ___-town (Mid­west­ern town nick­name)

73 Word with Puffs or Krispies

76 Or­ange juice solid 77 Ad­mire and more 80 Steam sup­pres­sor 81 Re­move, as a 43-Down 83 Least swift

85 Lager kin

86 Lo­ca­tion, as for build­ing 87 Both­er­some bur­den 88 Food sticker

89 Up and at ‘em

91 Where pigs kick back 92 The hu­man­i­ties

93 Ex­its or leaves

94 Kind of rat or ox

96 Word with “ran” or “known as”

97 Jack­son of coun­try mu­sic 98 To­tal

101 Tem­po­rary gigs for good typ­ists

108 Isle near Cu­ra­cao

109 Flawed cloth­ing ab­brs. 110 Lean on the horn but good

111 Part of the hu­man ear 112 Red Sea penin­sula

113 Dairy farm sounds 114 ___ lazuli (blue shade) 115 Gather to­gether in the boardroom

116 Myth­i­cal wood­land de­ity 117 Award from a cer­tain ca­ble sports net­work

118 Set into mo­tion, as a law 119 Schools of whales

DOWN

1 Cola starter

2 One way to be taken? 3 From then on

4 Heart and soul

5 To a ___ de­gree

6 Wait­ing with phone in hand

7 Jewish month be­fore Nisan

8 Wrath

9 Cen­trifuge’s role

10 One of sev­eral in a war 11 Hold the same opin­ion 12 Ham­mer-hurl­ing su­per­hero

13 Great hockey feats 14 Yield to an­other’s wishes 15 Make sore by rub­bing 16 Ma­jor horn 17 Con­cern­ing the ears 18 Land­lord’s ex­pec­ta­tion 28 Traf­fic prob­lem

29 Bed al­ter­na­tive

30 Buggy go-with

35 White sheet on very cold wa­ter

36 Span­ish dic­ta­tor, once 37 “Gee” rel­a­tive

38 Poker pot part

39 One on the jury with you 40 Op­po­site of tis

41 Let hap­pen

42 ~

43 Down­load­able bit of soft­ware

44 Min­gling with

45 Low male singers at the opera

48 Resin in ad­he­sives and paints

49 Quaff of the Mid­dle Ages 51 “I don’t think so!” sound 54 Word heard in boot­camp, some­times

57 Bound col­lec­tion of maps 58 Blast with a ray gun 59 Barely de­feats

61 Who might be to blame 62 Big name in VR 63 Lounges around

64 Be a tree pruner

65 Fishy at­trac­tion? 66 Cer­e­mo­nial el­e­gance and splen­dor

67 Alarm­ing meal? 68 Cer­tain duck

73 Use swear words 74 Words with “step” or “don’t bet”

75 Each one has its lim­its 76 Silent street per­former’s forte

77 Trans­fer­able to an­other owner, in law

78 Juan and John­son

79 Need to pay back 82 Mul­ti­ple body trunks 83 Er­mine in the sum­mer 84 Fla­vor­ful

90 Steep, cold ramp 92 Bright star of Aquila 93 Like a boxer’s eyes, some­times

94 Like some weights 95 State of ag­i­ta­tion 96 Cor­nered

97 “___ in the bucket” 99 Lover of Shake­speare? 100 Rolled back from the shore

101 Re­ceiver’s catch

102 Solo, opera-style

103 Lit­ter mem­ber

104 De­ity wield­ing a bow 105 Lively en­thu­si­asm

106 Big name in auto sup­plies or wine-grow­ing

107 Big-time fail­ers of Breath­a­lyzer tests

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