WEEKLY CROSS­WORD: Sounds About Right

The Hamilton Spectator - - FUN & GAMES - By Don Gagliardo and C.C. Burnikel Edited by Rich Nor­ris and Joyce Ni­chols Lewis

Across 1 Di­rec­tor’s shout 7 Sulky-pulling horse 12 Woods on a tee 17 With alarm­ing sud­den­ness 18 In­de­pen­dent African na­tion since 1993 20 Ari­zona neigh­bor 21 Sign of a lawn trac­tor prob­lem? 23 Frigid 24 Iowa’s state tree 25 Bucket list items, say 26 In­hos­pitable med­i­cal fraud? 28 __ Sch­warz 30 Plant with ed­i­ble leaf sheaths 32 Clump on a lawn 33 Org. that dropped “Lawn” from its name in 1975 34 Flex­i­ble pro­noun sub­sti­tute 37 Exit 39 Num­ber for a pair 41 Land­scap­ing mulch spe­cial­ists? 43 One way to learn 44 Like the viva voce part of some ex­ams 48 15-mem­ber sports org. 49 Dorm room, per­haps 50 Some float in place with the tide 52 Ir­ish brew 54 Pam­pas birds 57 Make more at­trac­tive 59 “Sagwa, the Chi­nese Si­amese Cat” author 60 Rest­less de­sire 63 MGM motto word 64 Bot­tled sur­prise 66 Pet Shop Boys la­bel 67 “Ahooga!” pro­ducer? 71 Hard golf club to swing? 73 Sch. in Tempe 74 Is­land ve­randa 75 Anti-bul­ly­ing ad, e.g. 77 2014 “Cos­mos” pre­sen­ter __ deGrasse Tyson 78 Reg­is­ter, as a sale 80 Sounded dis­pleased 83 Did pre-heist plan­ning at 87 How some goods are quickly sold 88 See eye to eye 89 Di­rec­tor Du­Ver­nay 92 Con­cep­tual artist Yoko 93 Ritz al­ter­na­tive 94 Schu­bert’s “The __ King” 96 Ex­cite­ment about the pro­ducer of the orig­i­nal “Char­lie’s An­gels”? 100 ‘70s jazz band Spyro __ 102 Model X maker 103 Type of counter seen in kitchens? 104 Vogue rack­mate 106 Make a move 108 Part of iOS 110 “Monsters, __” 111 Play­ful crib liner? 113 “The game didn’t go well” 115 “Top Hat” stu­dio 118 Card game with tricks 119 Post­ing that pe­ri­od­i­cally re­posts it­self? 124 Com­mon boot fea­ture 125 Au­gust birth­stone 126 Sher­pas’ lan­guage 127 Moves like a monarch 128 Rent-a-car choice 129 Swim­mer’s bane Down 1 Dr. Seuss ti­tle en­der 2 Seed used in smooth­ies 3 Group on a mis­sion 4 Uses Face­book Chat, briefly 5 “Jeep­ers!” 6 Ill-ad­vised move 7 Mar­ket be­fore build­ing 8 2008 bailout ben­e­fi­ciary 9 Shaq’s pos. 10 Obama __ 11 Get out of a pickle 12 __ wrench 13 Held at the sta­tion 14 Sug­gested sub­tly 15 For­mer “Weekend Today” co-host Hill 16 Pool tri­an­gle 18 Jen­nifer of “Zero Dark Thirty” 19 Start­ing with 20 Down 22 Scout’s find, ideally 27 Old Fords 29 Ge­n­e­sis ves­sel 31 One with last­ing merit 32 Den fo­cal point 34 I-beam rel­a­tive 35 Ev­ery part­ner 36 Takes in 38 Ovine sign 40 Poland neigh­bor 42 Pre­fix with -lexic 43 Voice of the dif­fi­cult home­owner in “Up” 45 Yelp con­trib­u­tor 46 En­ter­prise ri­val 47 Oc­to­ber Revo­lu­tion fig­ure 51 The Skatal­ites mu­sic genre 53 Ipecac, for one 55 Be on the dis­abled list, say 56 Galaxy Note ac­ces­sory 58 Tran­si­tional state 61 Lo­cal branch 62 Doll 65 Blue __: Ger­man wine brand 67 She played Buffy 68 Ques­tion in Matthew 69 Day break? 70 __ cav­ity 72 Steve­dore’s org. 75 Gets ready to op­er­ate 76 Braces (one­self) 79 Return from search­ing? 81 Brian who has coached two Olympic skat­ing gold medal­ists 82 In­dian lentil stew 84 Chip fla­vor­ing 85 Long­time Wy­oming se­na­tor Mike 86 Nap 90 Spoils re­cip­i­ent 91 Ducks, on ESPN crawls 95 Far­rier’s tool 97 Overdo the flat­tery 98 Shiny craft store sup­ply 99 It’s good in Que­bec 101 Itches 102 Cleans 104 The same 105 “All My Chil­dren” Emmy win­ner on her 19th try 107 Pipe smoker’s gad­get 109 Tab tar­get 111 __-starter 112 Brew­ery unit 114 Me­dia player com­mand 116 Large sea­weed 117 Spunkmeyer of cookie fame 120 Hur­dle for srs. 121 Disen­cum­ber 122 Govt. lawyer 123 Em­ploy­ment org. cre­ated in 1935

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