Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Puzzles - CRUM­PLED PAGES By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Like a locked gate 7 State of ut­ter con­fu­sion 13 Ad­dress for a gentle­man 16 “Gin­ger” soda 19 Do to do 20 Chameleon rel­a­tive 21Stereo­typ­i­cal grandma 23 “Reader be­ware” quip (Pt. 1) 26 Stitched to­gether 27 Parts of ban­jos 28 Old Rus­sian ruler 29 Re­cess with a dome 30 Type of con­trol 32 Some deer ones 34 Scot­tish fam­i­lies 36 Ab­so­lutely amaze 39 Muddy wa­ters 41 Date or course words 43 El­e­men­tal par­ti­cles 47 Swamp­lands 49 NHL venue 52 Plan in de­tail 55 .001 of an inch 56 “Reader be­ware” quip (Pt. 2) 60 Deep ha­tred 61 Cho­co­late morsel 62 Hand over, as land 63 With a fresh be­gin­ning 64 Go back, as to a shrink 65 Be a happy bird 66 “Here come the cops” sound 68 Banned bug killer 69 Feds’ doc­u­ment pro­ducer 71 Stage-dives 74 Al­toids holder 75 Ma­jor U.S. net­work 78 Abra­ham’s wife 80 Best way to clear a debt 82 Princess in­di­ca­tor 84 Big part of an at­las 87 “Thins” cookie brand 89 Some his­tor­i­cal pe­ri­ods 90 Bril­liance of per­for­mance 91 “Reader be­ware” quip (Pt. 3) 96 Lo-___ (diet type) 97 Looked search­ingly 98 Oozes 99 Court­room hope­ful 100Nerd Urkel 102Caus­tics in pantries 104Ham­mered on a slant 106Emi­nent leader? 107Show open­ing 110Dis­re­spect­ful talk 113Bad thing to wor­ship 115Lie form 118Be de­struc­tive in the streets 120As­sayer’s con­tainer 122Overly vi­cious dog 126“Reader be­ware” quip (Pt. 4) 130Be in ca­hoots 131Blue-pen­cil again 132Acid va­ri­ety 133At­tach­ment to sit or shoo 134An­cient “al­ways” 135Groups of eight 136Begin­ning stages

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1 “___ that pos­si­ble?” 2 Bit of sore­ness 3 Meaty, juicy dish 4 Win­dow rec­tan­gles 5 Dodger, but not the pro 6 Beni­cio ___ Toro 7 Ethiopian mon­e­tary unit 8 Ham-and-___ (av­er­age Joe) 9 On ac­count of 10 Back­slides 11 Hang­man se­lec­tion? 12 Dis­tiller’s grain 13 “Bottoms up!” 14 Pre­fix with red 15 Spare bone? 16 Rest­ing upon 17 Money in Ti­rana 18 Lan­guage in “con­verse” 22 See 13-Down 24 De­clare true 25 Cons on the lam 31 Home­buyer’s need, of­ten 33 Big rig 35 ‘49 al­liance 36 Have the fi­nan­cial means 37 Plucked dan­de­lions 38 Join the Marines 40Blood­suck­ing worm 42 Soap­stone, e.g. 44 Arab League coun­try 45 Lapel-based broad­caster 46 Offed, as a dragon 48 Twist around an axis 50 It meant noth­ing in Old Rome 51 Ea­ger and ex­cited 53 Bit of weird­ness 54 Em­bryos’ places 57 Al­pha’s other end 58 Sub­ject of a dress code 59 Darken un­der heat? 65 Like the sur­face of some files 67 Get off the street? 70 With face in the dirt 72 Beau­ti­ful and grace­ful girls 73 Sud­den gush 75 Sum­mon to the ma­jors 76 Noisy don­key 77 Lam­poon­ing genre 78 Syrup, be­fore be­com­ing syrup 79 Great-grandma’s neck­lace, e.g. 81 Hereto­fore 83 Sweet cold treats 84 Frag­ments of cir­cles 85 Bucket in a car? 86Desti­na­tion reached by boat 88 Com­pletely fol­low a com­mand 92 Ac­cept­ing cus­tomers 93 Men­ac­ing time of March 94 Like way-old milk, in Bri­tain 95 Pre­vi­ously owned 10178’s ma­te­rial 103Aro­matic pouch 105Quiet work horse 108Give this for that 109Bus to­ken uti­lizer 111Shoe ma­te­rial of a hit 45 112Bowler’s toughie 114Sim­ple, lively songs 115Scenes of ac­tion 116Un­known one of many quo­ta­tions, briefly 117Prob­lems, as of so­ci­ety 119Rookie or new­bie 121Some am­phib­ians 123Weight not counted 124Send forth, as fumes 12545s and 78s, briefly 127Color or shade 128“Hold on a ___!” 129Len­non’s wife

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