Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Puzzles - STUFF STUFFED IN STUFF By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Ne­braska tribe mem­bers 7 Nine-mem­ber court grp. 13 Pe­nal in­sti­tu­tions 20 Shrine with a Bud­dha 21 “Fat” guy of car­toons 22 Not fig­u­ra­tive

23 Coun­try with a bit of skin art in­side its 50

26 Tax form ID

27 L.A. sum­mer hrs.

28 Type of bride in a Ju­lia Roberts film ti­tle

29 New Zealan­der of Poly­ne­sian de­scent

30 “___ no busi­ness like show busi­ness”

32 What bounc­ers de­mand to see

34 Au­thor Deighton 35 Kelvin scale mea­sure­ment with an MPG part in an an­gry state

44 Re­quir­ing an um­brella 45 Six-Day War na­tion 46 “___ thou­sand times ...” (en­thu­si­as­tic re­ply)

47 Fal­con’s grasper

48 Suf­fix that adds 10 to 8 50 Pell-___ (hastily)

52 Like a spo­ken agree­ment 56 Stuff not al­lowed in court with a form of be in a young lady

61 A clob­ber­ing, in sports 62 “A long time ___ in a gal­axy far, far away ...”

63 Com­pete

64 Some bat­ter­ies 65 Wed­ding rings or wed­ding en­ter­tain­ers

68 Quite healthy 70 Franken­stein’s lowly as­sis­tant 72 ‘Tis op­po­site

74 Start for Bravo

75 Fe­male or male, e.g. 76 Frat dude or dude kin 77 Si­mon’s show, “Amer­i­can ___”

79 Time for fac­to­ries with a “3” pre­fix in­side a court­room event

87 Ever­last­ing, to a poet of old

88 Plum­like fruit

89 Layer of let­tuce, as in a salad

90 Wizard of Oz cre­ator 92 Like some track meets or per­son­al­i­ties

94 Frozen dessert with fruit fla­vor­ing

97 Per­form in­cor­rectly 98 At­ten­tion get­ter with a woman’s gar­ment in­side a let­ter part

102 Base­ball’s Braves, on score­boards

104 Grow­ing sea­son, briefly 105 Con­cepts of per­fec­tion 106 Summa cum ___

109 Flaky cake made of nuts and honey

113 Gang­ster’s pis­tol, in slang 114 “I shall re­turn” or “I do” 117 North-south thing with a cou­ple’s night out in­side 121 Not a peo­ple per­son 122 Ar­ti­san who crafts on a wheel

123 Re­moves chalk from a board

124 Th­e­saurus list­ing

125 Fleet of foot

126 Ruler via birth

DOWN

1 Num­bered mu­si­cal com­po­si­tion

2 Sup­plies with per­son­nel 3 Op­posed to, to Pappy Yokum

4 Mouth-burn­ing

5 With skill

6 Hindu monk (var.) 7 Utilized a rock­ing chair 8 Some red wines

9 Denser or dim­mer

10 One yearn­ing to be an adult

11 ___ Ma­jor (“Big Bear” con­stel­la­tion)

12 Stick in the over­head 13 Pe­riod of fun for kids 14 What a car tire is at­tached to

15 News note or agenda thing

16 Word sung twice after

“Que”

17 Adam Jones is one 18 Pearly sub­stance? 19 Killed, as a fire-breath­ing dragon

24 “Let it stand,” to an ed­i­tor 25 Like a bat­ted ball be­tween the lines

31 Straps for a jockey

33 Mr. Won­der with Gram­mys

35 Lob’s path

36 Neigh­bor of Java 37 Phillips of “I, Claudius” 38 Pro­gres­sive move­ment? 39 Latin ball­room dance 40 Skin, as pota­toes 41 Cos­mopoli­tan’s mag­a­zine ri­val

42 Not new

43 Very hard to find 48 Six-toed bird of Aus­tralia 49 “One or the other, I don’t care”

51 Pre­fix mean­ing “left” 53 ___ B’rith

54 Open ___ of worms

(cause trou­ble) 55 “___ we for­get” (Ki­pling) 57 Two in Mex­ico

58 Mi­neo of films

59 Num­ber in an obit­u­ary 60 Mas­cu­line and ma­cho 65 Soft white cheese

66 “___ That a Shame” 67 Lymph ___

69 Around which some things ro­tate

70 In­tense wrath

71 End­ing of some D.C. web ad­dresses

72 One barely walk­ing 73 Ex­cuses as de­fenses 75 Sho­plifts

76 Sand­wich ends 78 Fire­cracker with no fire 80 An of­fi­cial lan­guage of Pak­istan

81 So­cial slight

82 ___ Romeo (Ital­ian car) 83 Prayer ad­dressee

84 Not just over­weight 85 Hops oven

86 Lack­ing clothes 91 Dad’s mate

93 Stick in one’s purse? 95 Not for the pub­lic 96 Worked a bike

97 Genre of Agatha Christie 98 Mass of ig­neous rock un­der the Earth’s sur­face 99 Bureau or demo end­ing 100 Story span­ning gen­er­a­tions

101 On the agenda

102 False name

103 In­va­sive yel­low-flow­ered plant

107 Art ___ (ar­chi­tec­ture style)

108 “___ go bragh!”

110 Lao­tian cash

111 Part of a tied shoelace 112 Re­quired poker bet 114 Credit card choice

115 Vend­ing ma­chine bills 116 East’s op­po­site

118 Aye negater

119 Need­ing wa­ter

120 Of­fice PC linkup let­ters

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