Univer­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Sports - HAV­ING A BALL By Ti­mothy E. Parker ACROSS re­li­gious hair­styl­ists of are in bat­tery from DOWN Type of singing voice Re­acts to shock­ing news Fighter Rousey Ru­ral, quaint ho­tel Seven in Ro­man nu­mer­als of Usain work, to in of too much ail­ment, on a coun­try

1 Make it to an event 7 Vi­o­lin that’s nearly price­less, for short

12 Pre­pares for an­other of­fen­sive

18 Like the kings of the jun­gle

20 Re­lin­quish, as one’s rights 21 Leg­endary mime Mar­cel 22 Have a ball four times 25 An­cient

26 Track pace, some­times 27 Green­ish-blue 28 Branches of a tree

29 Where em­ployed

33 Lawn or­na­ment fig­ure 35 Crum­pets’ part­ner 37 Place for a high ball? 38 The sun, moon and plan­ets, po­et­i­cally

40 “The ___ Lim­its”

TV

42 Christ­mas songs 45 Deeply ab­sorbed thought

50 Cre­ators of bound­aries 52 Is re­warded as a farmer 53 Henry VIII’s Cather­ine or late-night TV’s Jack 54 Pos­i­tively charged ter­mi­nals

55 Twisted to one side 56 Thing trans­ferred par­ent to child

57 Stuffs to sat­is­fac­tion 59 Some com­plex poems 63 Tax-de­fer­ring op­tion, briefly

64 Not at all easy to solve 65 First word of Poe’s “The Raven” old 66 For­ward surge

68 Have a ball four times 73 Heav­enly or­ganic com­pounds?

74 Good friends

75 Shop­per’s “mini” des­ti­na­tion

76 Hula Bowl neck­lace 77 Hold, as an opin­ion

78 An emer­ald, es­sen­tially 80 ___ over the coals 81 Make, as a putt

82 In a quite macabre man­ner

85 Wine by an­other name 86 Dutch painter Hierony­mous

87 Soldier on guard duty 89 Sur­ren­ders 91 Ther­mome­ter type 92 Mi­ley of TV and mu­sic 94 Rush-or­der let­ters 95 Sound ut­tered to a den­tist

96 Per­mit

98 In­door sports venue 101 Yawn­ing gap

104 Works at busily

107 Ten­nis leg­end St­effi 109 Ital­ian coin of old

111 Piece of down­load­able soft­ware

113 Have a ball five times 119 Groups of nine

120 Flar­ing skirt style

121 Des­ig­nat­ing or sched­ul­ing

122 Rough, propped-up shel­ter

123 Passover feast

124 Amorous get-to­geth­ers 1 2 3 4 5

6 Nine­teen’s three?

7 Pass out from weak­ness 8 Skin de­signer?

9 Adam’s do­na­tion wom­an­hood

10 Shore­bird with a curved beak

11 ___-eyed (naive)

12 Went up against Bolt

13 Mea­sures physics

14 Byprod­uct ex­er­cise

15 Nu­clear en­ergy pro­ducer 16 Vase hold­ers over fire­places

17 Washes with de­ter­gent 19 Am­phib­ian young ‘un 21 Thing to ex­ca­vate 23 Al­ter­na­tive to assn. 24 Mil­i­tary “fa­cil­ity” 30 Ec­cen­tric or a bit nutty 31 Tolkien hu­manoid crea­tures

32 “The Black­list” net­work 34 Type of dirty pie? 36 Bat­tery filler

39 Ex­cel­lent or out­stand­ing 41 Thrilled to pieces 43 Brunched

44 Soak up again

45 Ex­tolled or lauded

46 Did more than merely edit

47 Swim­mer’s some­times

48 Bam­boo eater

49 Feel­ing of anger 51 Vaughn and Rocca 56 Fishes with long snouts 57 Fish­hook line

58 Play di­vi­sions

60 Be­liever that the world is a bat­tle of good vs. evil 61 Heart and soul

62 Lead­ers of Arab vil­lages or fam­i­lies (var.)

64 Self starter?

65 “All right”

66 What Shrek is 67 Im­por­tant item Wim­ble­don court

69 Den­tal com­pound 70 Nim­bly

71 Rial spender

72 North or South state 78 Re­cy­cling con­tainer 79 Spi­der-Man vil­lain 80 Let­ters on many grave­stones

81 All lath­ered up 83 Timetable abbr. for pi­lots 84 Small brook

85 Pe­tro­leum jelly brand 86 Tell all

87 Route on the waves 88 Mam­mal that lays

89 In­fe­rior dog

90 Monogram of a very large 97Down to be

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