Univer­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Puzzles - TRUE OR FALSE By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Ven­omous African snake 6 An­i­mal’s pouch­like struc­ture

9 Some­thing Drac­ula wears

13 “Strike while the iron is hot” is one

18 Road re­ver­sal

19 Each, in a mar­ket

20 Willy the play sales­man 21 Cer­tain wild partier 22 Di­a­mond set by it­self 24 FALSE out­ward ap­pear­ances?

26 Pen­tathlon sword event 27 Where “Land ho!” is shouted from

29 Char­lotte pro b-baller 30 Bank or ho­tel post­ing 32 Sub­di­vi­sion of a larger re­li­gious group

33 Teeny go-with

35 “Now I see!”

38 Need­ing to be lo­cated 40 Bob of sportscast­ing 42 Box­ing tool

46 Alarm­ing bell?

48 Noble one

50 Nau­ti­cal yeses

52 Pro’s de­trac­tor

53 Ones miss­ing mar­bles, south of the bor­der

54 TRUE bud­dies? 56 Protru­sion of the ab­domen

58 Any sub­stance less­en­ing pu­rity

60 “___ about time!”

62 Goes along with 63 “H-E-L-P!” rel­a­tive 64 Dif­fer­ences of opin­ion 65 Two of a kind

67 Min­is­ter rel­a­tive, briefly 68 Hot break­fast dish 71 Hanukkah item 74 El­e­va­tion provider for a golf ball

75 Be a drifter

78 Trouser ma­te­rial, some­times

80 Type of bag or spoon 82 En­ti­ties

85 Place for an orches­tra 86 Queens­land na­tive 89 With­out feet, like snakes 90 FALSE things dropped in court?

92 For­mer cap­i­tal of Ja­pan 93 Part of a skele­ton

94 It can put you in a strange po­si­tion

97 Twelve o’clock, once a day

98 Con­nec­tor un­der the tongue

99 World’s largest coun­try un­til 1991 (Abbr.)

100 Put ef­fort into

102 Cylin­dri­cal farm build­ing 104 Mole on two legs

105 Mod­er­ate yel­low-or­ange 108 Long film with many ex­tras, say

110 Proved that one was tone-deaf

112 Make a re­quest

115 Wait­ing area for TV talk show guests

118 Downey of “Touched by an An­gel”

122 TRUE things made to a priest?

124 Ar­ro­gantly su­pe­rior 126 Cornered out on a limb 127 Like a loose gem

128 First name in Chi­nese chair­men

129 De­li­cious fruit?

130 Psy­chic hot­line op­er­a­tors, sup­pos­edly

131 Quite old “Oh my gosh!” 132 What comes be­fore you be­gin again?

133 Elec­tric car brand

DOWN

1 In­spi­ra­tion of myth 2 Where a cherry rests on a ba­nana split

3 Stub­born an­i­mal

4 Thorny bush or patch 5 In­sect tar­geted by boric acid

6 Steeple top­pers

7 Space or plane pre­fix 8 Re­gatta team units 9 Streak­ing ce­les­tial bod­ies 10 Rock band equip­ment 11 Some­where be­tween point A and point B 12 Paris-to-Frank­furt dir. 13 Pos­si­ble in­sur­ance fraud cause

14 One with cows, and some­times goats 15 Shake­speare, the Bard of ___

16 Hered­i­tary hand-medown

17 Old starter with “while” 20 Six­teenth pres­i­dent 23 Put to use, as a tip

25 The girl

28 Things kept be­tween good pals

31 “He’s mak­ing ___, and check­ing it twice”

34 “-ish” rel­a­tive

35 Book of maps

36 Hex or jinx

37 FALSE fin­ger-point­ings? 39 Se­ri­ously fast com­put­er­speed unit

41 Lip-smack­ing good 43 TRUE con­cep­tions? 44 Blend in a bowl, in a way 45 Aunts, in Ti­juana

47 Note on the mu­sic scale 49 Isn’t wrong to a gram­mar­ian?

51 Quiet “Quiet!”

54 Man in a monastery 55 “What ___ I tell you?” 57 Ital­ian buck

59 Be­fore, long ago 61 Ja­panese stringed in­stru­ments re­sem­bling ban­jos 66 Fen­der dings

69 Bid to buy shares for cash 70 Pre­fix with “phone”

72 “... ___ a lender be” 73 Warm, as leftovers? 76 Bishop’s as­sis­tant 77 Or­di­nal num­ber suf­fix, some­times

78 It is con­verted to vi­ta­min A in the liver (var.)

79 Boss of fash­ion

81 Lack of a so­ci­ety’s moral stan­dards

82 Hindi cour­tesy ti­tle sim­i­lar to “Mr.”

83 Long, heroic nar­ra­tive poem

84 Foxy?

87 U.S. rub­ber hub 88 Caus­tic in­gre­di­ent in drain un­clog­gers

91 Cer­tain met­ri­cal foot in poetry 95 Have debts

96 Overeat­ing and then some

98 Wa­ter park slide

101 Wailed loudly in grief 103 Crus­tacean with seven pairs of legs

106 Fe­male col­lege stu­dents 107 “48 ___” (Ed­die Mur­phy film)

109 TRUE law­break­ing? 111 Com­plain

112 Play di­vi­sions

113 Achy

114 Deep ___ bend

116 Bon­heur or Parks

117 Na­tion of the Ara­bian Sea 119 Clumsy one’s re­mark 120 Chew over men­tally 121 Not docked in the har­bor 123 Go af­ter in court

125 Slum ro­dent

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