Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

JACKS: REAL AND IMAG­INED

The Compass - - Puzzles - By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Dog that’s far from a pure­bred

4 Bar­be­cue site or part of an ocean liner

8 Hol­low­ing out

14 Panama or Erie

19 Dug in for a meal

20 Black, po­et­i­cally

21 ___ Na­tional Park (Maine fea­ture)

22 Like a burn­ing house

23 Ap­pear sim­i­lar to

25 Turn down, as a manuscript

26 Door se­cur­ers

27 Groom care­fully

28 Re­side

30 Not he

31 Black-and-white div­ing bird of the cold

32 Cav­i­ties den­tists don’t touch

34 Be­came fond of

36 Bruce of Hol­ly­wood

39 Pre­fix mean­ing to­ward the left

40 ___ spumante (wine choice)

41 Bruce and Brenda

43 Santa ___, Calif.

44 Peo­ple who are calm­ing in­flu­ences, es­sen­tially

48 “Rome ___ built in a day”

50 Robin Hood’s friar

51 Sidesplit­ting com­edy

52 Agents, for short

54 Sun-block­ing cap

55 Kind of bar

56 Outer’s coun­ter­part

58 An­te­lope with a fat nose

60 Of­fi­cial “Sirs”

62 Dampen one’s spir­its

64 Trudges through mud, e.g.

66 Rumps of horses, e.g.

68 Al­ter ___ (Clark Kent’s Su­per­man, e.g.)

69 Jacks: real and imag­ined

73 Furry ‘80s TV alien

75 Salad green

77 Amer­ica’s bird

78 Don­ner of cloth­ing

80 Be­low

83 Aris­to­cratic

85 Cliff-base de­bris

86 Cre­ator of wood shav­ings

88 Poltergeist rel­a­tive

90 At­tach­ment to one, him or her

92 Shore in­den­ta­tion

93 Ill-man­nered boor

94 In dire want

95 Shouted loudly and with­out re­straint

97 Big­gest heart?

98 Mur­mur, as a cat

99 Ac­tress Pa­tri­cia of “A Face in the Crowd”

103 Bot­tle for drugs

104 Lar­ynxsite

106 Words be­fore “of emer­gency”

108 Ge­or­gia city

112 Type of sci-fi gun

113 Jacuzzi

114 Nero Wolfe’s cre­ator

116 “See ya later”

117 “Well done, if I do ___ my­self ”

119 Drug from a poppy plant

121 Set­tlers

123 To no ___ (in vain)

124 One who’s ob­vi­ously not out of bounds?

125 Ripped

126 Pool shark’s need

127 Group of brainy peo­ple

128 Doc­tor’s di­rec­tives

129 Start of many bed­time sto­ries

130 High, low or small suf­fix

DOWN

1 Raises triv­ial ob­jec­tions

2 Fe­tus de­vel­op­ment sites

3 Pine sap

4 Real Jack

5 Go out, as a tide off a beach

6 Blis­ters that may ac­com­pany fevers

7 Didn’t just guess

8 San­tana of mu­sic

9 Leop­ard­like big cat

10 Bri­tish rule, in In­dia

11 “That is,” to Cae­sar

12 Real Jack

13 Fence fea­ture

14 French port close to Eng­land

15 Run ___ of, as the law

16 Jacks: real and imag­ined

17 Del­uge refuge of the Bi­ble

18 “___ Mis­er­ables”

24 Took af­ter

29 Let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet

33 “... hap­pily ___ af­ter”

35 Flight­less bird of New Zealand

36 Fresh out of the wash

37 1/36 of a yard

38 H.H. Munro’s pseu­do­nym

42 Add value to

44 Awaken and stir

45 Mag­a­zine ar­ti­cle length

46 Jacks: real and imag­ined

47 Com­mon con­trac­tion?

49 “All you had to do was ___”

50 Bal­let wear

53 Round build­ing filled with grain

54 Drifter

55 Ocean stop­ping points

57 Re­pair a win­ter jacket, per­haps

59 No longer here

61 Gained more height

63 Campbell of TV and film

65 ___ lily (Utah’s state flower)

67 Shirt part

70 Hardly ad­e­quate, as a sup­ply

71 Linen vest­ments for cler­gy­men

72 Au­to­graph hound’s prey, for short

74 No longer tied up?

76 Bumper de­pres­sion

79 High praise or a rave re­view

81 Real Jack

82 Brick-car­ry­ing de­vice

84 What Den­ver’s mile is

86 Corn­rows unit (var.)

87 ___ Ness of Scot­land

89 Cause to co­or­di­nate

91 But­ter­fly’s move­ment

94 Pe­can, for one

96 Real Jack

98 Bribery for ra­dio play

100 Cel­e­bra­tion of Je­sus ris­ing from the dead

101 Some flow­ers that bloom in the fall

102 Nick­name for a lion

105 Car­a­van pit stop

107 River nymph of Greek myth

109 A fam­ily-tree peach

110 Donut-shaped solid ob­ject

111 Any item in the black

113 “Star Wars” Han

115 “What have you been ___?”

117 “Casablanca” pi­anist

118 “Hail, Cae­sar!”

120 “Ge­orge of the Jun­gle” crea­ture

122 “Lord of the Rings” mon­ster

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