Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Compass - - Puzzles - FOR AND AGAINST By Ti­mothy E. Parker ACROSS

1 Close males

5 It cuts the but­ter

10 Not quite stereo 14 Lon­doner’s baby buggy 18 Colonel or gen­eral, e.g. 19 Cer­e­mo­nial acts 20 Slack­ing lazy­bones 21 Make over but good 22 Drug re­duc­ing high blood pres­sure

25 ___ Day and the Knights 26 Joe Fri­day’s fa­mous state­ment

27 Man­tel piece, some­times 28 ___ out (se­ri­ously re­lax) 29 Cost­ing noth­ing

30 Hit the road

31 Ex­tra qtrs.

32 Pre­cisely ac­cu­rate 34 Spot­ter of goofs

38 Shalt fol­lower

39 In­fant mush

42 Past Peru­vian

43 Rush­ing stats

44 Hyundai model 47 Cur­rently win­ning 49 Camel fea­ture 52 Com­mer­cials

54 Emu­lates a cork on wa­ter 56 Cash you want back 57 Sub ap­pa­ra­tus

58 First name in the “Roseanne” cast

59 African suc­cu­lents 60 “___ Pizza” (1988 film) 62 Two-di­men­sional mea­sure­ment

64 Girl with dark hair 66 “Amer­i­can ___”

68 A theme of this puzzle 70 It’s got you cov­ered 71 Avoided

75 Nowhere near lo­qua­cious 78 NFL start­ing of­fense num­ber

82 Rus­sia’s Yeltsin 83 Blabbed

86 Side­walk edges 88 Cloth­ing tag info

89 Some lingerie items 90 Word with lim­its or space 91 Last piece in the loaf 92 Peter and sev­eral oth­ers 93 Lure into dan­ger

95 Blade on a row­boat 97 Neck’s scruff

99 Mid­back mus­cle, briefly 100 North­ern, short-necked div­ing bird

101 Feel­ings of deep ha­tred 105 Eas­ily ig­nited

109 Ve­hi­cle with slid­ing doors 110 State-spon­sored gam­bling games

114 Ac­tiv­ity cen­ters

115 Non­stick spray brand 116 Flip­pant

117 House with a point? 118 Shake­speare, Bard of ___ 119 Ex-con’s con­tact

123 A ___ for­mal­ity

124 Stalin’s pre­de­ces­sor 125 Eat too quickly (with “down”)

126 Half a door­bell sound 127 “East or “west” end­ings 128 Starchy taro root

129 Bal­ly­hoos, as a prod­uct 130 Quin­tes­sen­tial cen­ter?

DOWN

1 Make pig­tails

2 “You al­most ___ over!” (cy­clist’s lament)

3 Like some bar beer 4 Aspen top­per 5 Su­per­man’s home world 6 Tuck’s part­ner

7 Na­tive Man­hat­tan end­ing 8 In­tense pas­sion

9 Big house, horses and prop­erty

10 Hos­pi­tal VIPs 11 Cromwell or Stone

12 Not even once 13 Spaghetti sauce herbs 14 Part of fea­si­bil­ity stud­ies 15 Like yes­ter­year’s stuff, to­day

16 Mont­pel­lier good­bye 17 First guy to take two tablets

20 Exam fi­nal?

23 Aw­ful or dread­ful 24 Longish school as­sign­ment

32 Big name in scoot­ers 33 Jail­bird

35 Cu­a­tro x dos

36 An­i­mals of a re­gion 37 Tooth-drillers’ degs. 39 Handy part?

40 Greet­ing at sea

41 Pod­ded legumes

44 Movie ticket movers 45 Palin­dromic horn noise 46 Be an ac­com­plice 48 Al­lergy treaters

50 Make blem­ishes on 51 Make ready for surgery 53 Kingly sphere

55 Wind dir., some­times 57 Tug at sea

59 Blue dye from plants 61 13th or 15th, monthly 63 Type of welder 65 Hawai­ian mu­sic mak­ers 67 Grad­ual re­duc­tion

69 Cry of pain

71 Go out, at the beach 72 Thumb con­di­tion

73 Berry fore­name?

74 Web ad­dress bit 76 Sin­cerely re­gret

77 It helps form the Hum­ber in Eng­land 79 Pharmacy bot­tle 80 A Bi­ble book 81 Home with feath­ers 84 Sierra ___, Africa 85 “Dog­gone it!” kin 87 Not within miles of ex­cit­ing 90 Tree gall caused by wasp lar­vae

92 Start a golf match

94 Pina co­lada in­gre­di­ent 96 Fix firmly with metal 98 Some rice dishes (var.) 101 Oval-shaped nut

102 Vicar’s re­spon­si­bil­ity 103 “Friends, Ro­mans ...” ut­terer

104 Big step

105 Can­dle­light’s flick­erer 106 Cupid’s vic­tim, af­ter 107 Thing hid­den by a squir­rel

108 Re­vealed, as one’s soul 111 Bur­ri­tos’ rel­a­tives

112 Warn­ing signs

113 Ma­te­rial for some suits 116 Give a bad re­view 120 Short life story 121 Sleep dur­ing the day 122 Vein con­tents

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