Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Compass - - Puzzles - ONE OR THE OTHER By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS 1 In­tel­li­gence mea­sure 7 One way to be ripped 14 MLB All-Star Hos­mer 18 New mother, per­haps 19 Faze or dis­com­bob­u­late 20 Re­lat­ing to sheep

21 Two of a kind

23 Bad thing to plant 25 Be­fore, old-style

26 Not make the grade? 28 Stuffa­ble breads

29 Thing taken in 1960 30 They’re ed­i­ble when cracked

32 Make judg­ments 34 Non­ver­bal ap­proval 35 Cer­tain sib­ling

36 Dealt a mighty blow, old­style

38 Some bold poker play­ers 40 “___ dead, Jim” (Bones McCoy line)

41 Re­gard with deep ad­mi­ra­tion

43 Stepped with oomph 44 Tall quadruped 48 Healthy and vi­brant 49 Chop down, as a tree 50 Org. of se­crets and spies 51 100-yard event

53 Ma­rina ___ Rey

54 Unit of de­ceit 56 Ro­man­tic, po­etic black 58 The­ater dis­trict 60 Con­sis­tent an­noy­ers 62 Loyal and hon­est

66 Tree juice

67 Ital­ian High Re­nais­sance pain­ter

69 One-mast sail­ing ves­sel 70 Ex­pert in­ter­preter of re­li­gious texts

72 Great box­ing leg­end 73 Cer­tain se­cret com­part­ment

76 Space ram

77 Three lines that rhyme to­gether

79 En­ter­prise “jour­ney” 80 An­ge­les head

82 Com­mon cou­ple?

83 Any three­some

84 Pub­lic ve­hi­cle

85 Ma­jor deg.

87 Not throw away 89 Crouched

92 Some his­tor­i­cal time pe­ri­ods

93 Pro­logues

96 Smart­phone card

97 Army VIP

100 Huge name in farm equip­ment

101 Pri­vate plane maker 104 Chicken ___ king

105 Par­cel of land

107 “An­swer, please” in­vite let­ters

108 Be a more pro­duc­tive bat­ter

109 Sa­vory

111 An­i­mated char­ac­ter 113 “Have a seat”

114 Two-an­swer exam? 117 Bio

119 Safe bear

120 Ms. Hav­isham of Dick­ens’ “Great Ex­pec­ta­tions”

121 Open, as a fence gate 122 Poem types

123 Bureau

124 Nets with floaty things DOWN 1 Make fu­ri­ous

2 Min­i­mum as­sem­blages to con­duct busi­ness

3 Like good im­i­ta­tions 4 Mind-read­ing abil­ity 5 Ego­ma­niac’s VIP 6 Tire pat­tern 7 Wieder­se­hen front

8 Rice Krispies sound ef­fect 9 Like a lot of stationery 10 Tro­jan War par­tic­i­pant 11 An­tic­i­pates with hor­ror 12 Nights be­fore

13 Gun an engine 14 “Blessed” oc­cur­rence 15 Part of a mouth­wash op­er­a­tion

16 Rack up, as debt 17 Catch-as-catch-can five­some

20 Ukrainian port city 22 Opera-house level 24 With a more frosty re­cep­tion

27 Jacket ma­te­rial

31 Cat bur­glar’s forte 33 Muddy, soggy earth 35 LaBeouf of film

37 Fish with lit­tle fat

39 Plant seeds

42 Brooks or Gib­son

44 “I Just Wanna Stop” singer Van­nelli

45 Org. that ap­proves medicines

46 Wrong idea

47 Many Bel Air prop­er­ties 50 Take for one’s own use 52 Op­ti­mists’ un­end­ing sup­ply

53 Auto and an­tique sell­ers 55 “___ all be just fine” 56 Read­able down­load 57 Rorschach test stain 58 Generic dog name 59 What a thinker thinks up 60 ___ & Whit­ney (engine man­u­fac­turer)

61 Not in harm’s way

63 Not ab­stain­ers, they 64 Ma­jor river of cen­tral Europe

65 Prod­uct of a wannabe singer

68 Dis­pose of left­overs, in a way

71 Per­son of­fer­ing a wel­come

74 Dress shirt fas­tener 75 Very sea­soned sailor 78 Mur­mur af­fec­tion­ately 81 Thing to do dur­ing Colorado win­ters

84 Al­tar area

85 Ante kin

86 In­stru­ment with long strings

88 Con­clude

90 Har­den into bone

91 Ship with the Nina and Santa Maria

92 Tooth cov­er­ings

94 Fox TV show (with “The”) 95 Seven-piece com­bos 97 Re­pro­duc­tive cell 98 Makes joy­ful 99 Con­tin­u­ous-play mu­sic seg­ment

101 Ab­so­lutely healed 102 Pi­ano ex­er­cise

103 Tool shel­ters

106 Dough­nut-shaped sur­face

108 Camp Swampy pooch 109 Su­per­power pre-1991 110 ___ of Wight

112 Love points

115 Was win­ning the race 116 La Brea fill

118 U.S. in­ves­tiga­tive org.

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