Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Puzzles - STUFFED EARS By Ti­mothy E. Parker ACROSS hap­pened of next cold-weather boot 64 Fri­day, for many 66 Some po­lice-led or posses 70 Who to win one for? 74 Shed item that breaks ground 75 Clutch ac­ti­va­tor 80 Pained look of a pouter 81 Swahili form of addr

1 It’s earth­shak­ing

6 Wee trou­ble­mak­ers 10 “___-daisy!” 14 Chow­der­heads and bird­brains

19 Smell that whets the ap­petite

20 Fa­mous ship­builder 21 Kitchen necessities 22 Dodge, as a posse 23 Smaller rel­a­tive of a gui­tar

24 Sou­venir for a fan be­hind a dugout

25 Wild plum of a gin fizz 26 On the ___ (soon to oc­cur)

27 Like many data­bases 29 Film with a very sad end­ing

31 “What was ...”

32 It ac­ti­vates airbags 34 Where wed­ding vows are ex­changed

35 Loud rack­ets

38 Si­nai and Ever­est (Abbr.) 40 Hippy bones

41 One’s short life story 42 Pre­fix for one 43 Flat-topped plateau 44 Old-fash­ioned sound de­tec­tor

48 Heavy ar­tillery weapon 50 Grape­fruit­like fruit 52 Torches on poles

55 Type of pear

56 Mil. des­ig­na­tion

57 Type of block­ade at sea 60 Chick’s quick sound 61 Per­fo­rated magazine page

63 Type 127 River of Paris 1 Lip a par­ent doesn’t ap­pre­ci­ate

2 An Amer­i­can canal 3 In­signif­i­cantly small amount

4 Bril­liance or in­tel­li­gence 5 It comes in like a lion 6 Ba­bies

7 Fatty man breast, of slang 8 St. ___ Girl (Ger­man beer brand)

9 Awk­ward, in­ept bum­bler 10 One-way step? 11 Mam­mal known smelling hor­ri­ble

12 Sum­mer er­mine 13 Bel­gian river to the North Sea

14 Grows and ma­tures 15 Ap­par­ent and out in the open

16 Coat for ex­treme win­ter weather

17 Land­scaper’s tool

18 Fu­tur­ists

28 Ma­cho dudes

30 Pressly of “My Name Is Earl”

33 Like Mid­west­ern­ers, stereo­typ­i­cally

35 Old gold coin

36 Id­i­otic and silly 37 War­rior in black

39 Part of a china set

41 Folk singer Ives

43 Type of cho­co­late dessert 45 TV brand

46 Award given by a sports net­work

47 Propped up a pigskin 49 Word of­ten linked with “nei­ther”

51 “You’re mine now!” 53 Bagged leaves’ cre­ation 54 Un­der­cover in­fil­tra­tor 56 Grant-award­ing org. 58 Po­lice blot­ter ini­tials 59 Olive-oil bot­tle word 62 That girl

64 ___ diem

65 Charge, as with a fine 67 Bal­ti­more dar­lin’

68 Tried out

69 “___ the Wal­rus” (Bea­tles tune)

70 Clock stan­dard (Abbr.) 71 Some­thing from tapped-out gam­bler

72 Sell ag­gres­sively

73 Lap dog, for short 76 Cha­peau

77 White north­ern abode 78 Dog biters

79 Robe cloth

81 “You oughta

82 Com­mon skin cyst

86 The first to ar­rive 87 Moan go-with 89 Sup­ple­ment to a book 90 Old Ir­ish al­pha­bet 92 Is­land state in the West Indies

93 De­liver by para­chute 95 Heav­enly horn blower 100 Get cozy, as a cou­ple 101 Type of steel girder 102 News re­porters, col­lec­tively (with “the”)

103 Rice field

104 Sign of one born on April 7

105 Cer­tain dis­tance run­ner 106 John of farm equip­ment 108 Gets out of bed in the morn­ing

110 Mini-store

112 Blue-green growth

113 Pre­fix mean­ing half 114 All tied up

115 Like desert ground

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