Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - PUZZLES - BLEND-S By Timothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Works a paci­fier

6 Helper for the hob­bled 10 Old-style ham­let 14 Mas­sive tower Bi­ble

19 Open, as com­pressed files and some jack­ets 20 Ro­driguez or Van Halen 21 Son of one of Adam’s sons 22 Van­ish grad­u­ally be­cause of winds and/or wa­ter 23 “Class, let’s do four SW blends ...”

27 Like deeds that are medal-wor­thy

28 Mup­pet grouch

29 At­tempt to win dam­ages in court

30 Trees streets

31 The fake ones are not you 32 One-third of a Latin Amer­i­can dance

34 Wind­ing de­vice at­tached to a wrist de­vice

36 Keep a toe from pok­ing out of a sock

38 Be wiped off the face of the Earth

41 Mil­i­tary inits. in Colorado Springs

43 Some have glows over­head and some score touch­downs

47 “Class, let’s do four SC blends ...”

51 Type of mar­riage that won’t last long

52 Hot rocks down a moun­tain­side

53 Where to eye Buck­eyes 54 Ba­sic makeup stuff? 55 Ring champ of Oct. 30, 1974

56 Word with “Waldo” or “the beef ”

58 Works dice 60 Wide-reach­ing or mea­sure­less

61 Where Bel­grade is that in the that’s a real line some 63 Large area for sheep to do their thing

65 Make some­one get giddy with it

67 “Class, let’s do four SP blends ...”

75 It can be glazed or pow­dered

76 Abbr. on a dash­board gauge

77 One with hopes to suc­ceed?

78 Event movies

81 Gaits at some hoity-toity horse races

84 Spreads out, as fin­gers on a ta­ble

87 Rum ___ Tug­ger (Cat in “Cats”)

88 Post-WWII bloc

89 “Meet Me ___ Louis” 90 Name as­so­ci­ated with lift­ing ex­pe­ri­ences 91 An­i­ma­tion frames 92 “Class, let’s do four SM blends ...”

99 Huge U.S. is­land, bear with me

100 Rea­son your faucet gets on your nerves

101 Smelled hor­rif­i­cally 102 Clean­ing in­gre­di­ents that can burn

104 Preda­tory gull-like bird 106 Pre­fix with play or ap­prove

107 It can be in a pack or a tray

110 Flo­ral ar­range­ment that’s “present”-ed?

113 Sun­ning has three

115 A Mup­pet

118 Tremor-caus­ing charg­ers 120 “Class, now let’s do four ST blends ...”

124 Fea­ture of a roller coaster car

125 “Oh, wise one ...” re­cip­i­ent 126 NBA star An­thony’s nick­name

127 Overeat

128 Of­fice suck-up

129 Twelve-pro­gram link of some WWII Euro­pean 130 Just ___ (wee bit) 131 Sacra­ment place

DOWN

49 Re­fresh­ing car­a­van refuges

50 Re­ally takes it easy 51 Some­thing you never want to hear from a child 56 Stereo­typ­i­cal drunk with a brown bag

57 “It ___ hit me yet” 59 Sen­ti­men­tal in a cheesy sort of way

60 “___, vidi, vici” (Cae­sar’s boast)

62 Mr. Uni­verse built his 64 Be­gin­ning of the sec­ond qtr.

66 Sailors in slang

68 Feast of Lots

69 Didn’t just ask for for­give­ness

70 Word with salts or Downs 71 Word with “caveat” 72 Big-time CPU maker

73 A boat or a boat mover 74 Cloth­ing clos­ing lines 78 You can work on it 79 Show Chevy

80 Scored with a serve, in ten­nis

82 An­other

3-Down spelling of 83 Be­gins, as a con­ver­sa­tion 85 Un­wanted head in­vaders 86 Was in­quir­ing 91 Con­temptible man 93 Place for a frog, some­times

94 In­stall, as floor tile

95 It’s shot for en­ter­tain­ment

96 Sud­den burst, as ac­tiv­ity 97 Unit of women’s wear 98 Yid­dish “nuts”

103 Hosiery mishaps

105 Per­sona’s re­verse

107 Like gases with no zip 108 Dance danced sin­gle-file 109 “Poly” at­tach­ment

110 Hissed at­ten­tion-get­ter 111 Dog in “Bee­tle Bai­ley” 112 Some hos­pi­tal flu­ids 114 Ob­scene ma­te­rial

116 “Hey, be­fore ___ you go ...” 117 “A-Tisket, A-Tas­ket” singer Fitzger­ald

119 The golden calf, e.g. 121 CIA agent, of­ten

122 Pre­fix with washed or mixed

123 “Auld” land

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