Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

The Compass - - Puzzles - By Timothy E. Parker

HOT CROSS FUN

ACROSS

1 Gab­bana go-with, in fash­ion 6 Cap­ti­vate 13 Grassshoot 18 Like many marathon win­ners 19 Cal Rip­ken or Lou Gehrig 20 Black magic va­ri­ety 21 Some “burn­ing” things 24 Fab­ric or hair col­orer 25 Ma­ture, as 28Down 26 Sun­day news­pa­per fea­tures 27 Be per­mis­sive? 28 Gets smart (with “up”) 30 Pig’s place to crash 31 Tipped a top­per 35 Sand­cas­tle wiper-out­ers 36 Com­puter’s thinker 37 Ma­tron 41 It has a Mi­nor part 42 Ter­ri­f­i­crat­ing 43 South African war 44 God­dess repped by a cow 45 Some “burn­ing” things 51 Sim­ple guitar kin 52 Par­tic­u­lar re­gion 53 Botan­i­cal seed cov­ers 54 A Bantu lan­guage 55 Edi­ble whitish root 57 Stretch, as a neck 58 Tod­dler’s train­ing tar­get 59 Bliss 62 Avian virus 65 Waist mea­sure­ment 68 Wee dents 70 What rep­ri­man­ders read? 74 Liquorice fla­vor­ing 75 Singer Hag­gard 76 Go­bigulch 77 Air­line watch­dog org. 78 Some “burn­ing” things 83 Bi­col­ored cookie 84 Not“fer” 85 Charis­matic glow 86 Trench about a cas­tle 87 Bird sanc­tu­ary 88 Sin­gle-stranded ge­netic ma­te­rial 89 Ad­mon­ish 91 “And my fi­nal point ...” 93 Kick­off sup­porter 94 Sound units 95 Flat hat 96 Blame­wor­thy 100Hal­low end 101Head­set part 106Some “burn­ing” things 110Fix a clogged sink 111Liv­ing for­ever 112Slap the cuffs on 113Dor­mant? No. 114Doesn’t get bet­ter 115Vi­cious gan­ders

DOWN

1 U-turn from grant 2 It’s enough, of­ten 3 Caus­tic drain clean­ers 4 Sad­dle seat’s rear 5 Took place, sub­se­quently 6 “Back to the Fu­ture” bully 7 Pitcher’s stat 8 Ac­quired 9 Re­lease beer cans 10 Things mir­rors cast 11 Bowl­ing al­ley di­vi­sions 12 Call a halt to 13 Dom­i­nat­ing at the of­fice 14 Bound ca­su­ally 15 She­vat fol­lower 16 Au­thor­i­ta­tive com­mand 17 Bil­lions of years 18 Lit­tle but­ter? 20 Golf’s 1964 U.S. Open win­ner Ken 22 Ter­res­trial am­phib­ian 23 They call a spade a th­pade 28 Cel­lar con­tents 29 Worst time for Cae­sar 31 Block but good 32 Ja­panese city 33 Not as coarse 34 ___ Four (The Bea­tles) 35 Se­na­tor’s wrap, cen­turies ago 36 Tail­gater’s con­tainer 37 Dis­trib­ute 38 Tie type 39 Among, fancy 40 Col­lege ap­pli­ca­tion com­po­nent 42 Quite skilled 43 Buck­wheat pan­cakes 46 Places to raise cat­tle 47 Pupil’s lo­cale 48 It makes slow jams 49 Many in the Mid­dle East 50 Heroic deed 56 Jumper rel­a­tive 57 Work a 10-speed 60 Ab­sence of en­ergy 61 Am­bu­lance sig­nal 63 Soap opera genre 64 Generic pooch name 65 West coast coun­try of Africa 66 Ha­bit­u­ate to some­thing un­de­sir­able 67 ___ to the oc­ca­sion 69 Mauna ___ 71 Like Holmes’ game 72 Panama, for one 73 De­li­cious 75 “X-Men” vil­lain 76 “As you ___, pri­vate” 79 Cleft fa­cial fea­ture, as it was once known 80 Nat­u­ral wa­ter 81 Soap froth 82 Elec­tronic mis­sives 89 Taffy worker? 90 A-stu­dent’s re­ward 91 Per­tain­ing to young in­sects 92 Cur­rent word? 93 Teacher of one 94 Sauce for pasta 95 “The Way” in Chi­nese re­li­gion 96 Light blue 97 Large 28-Down casks 98 Cel­e­bra­tion 99 Ital­ian 28-Down town 101Some build­ing ex­ten­sions 102Roll-call re­ply 103Ter­miner’s part­ner, in law 104Noted gang­ster chaser 105Pow­er­ful suf­fix 107Im­proved go-with 108Uni­fied num­ber 109Veep Quayle

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