WEEKLY CROSS­WORD: Be­tween the Cov­ers

The Hamilton Spectator - - FUN & GAMES - By Derek Bow­man Edited by Rich Nor­ris and Joyce Ni­chols Lewis

Across

1 Mouth Healthy org. 4 Lineal begin­ner 9 Gib­bons, e.g. 13 __ palm 18 Long and drawn-out, say 20 Mered­ith Grey’s half sis­ter on “Grey’s Anatomy” 22 14th-cen­tury Rus­sian ruler 23 Some pool English? 25 “Save Me the Waltz” writer Fitzger­ald 26 Vote in 27 Bal­let phe­nom? 29 “The Foun­tain­head” au­thor Rand 30 More ag­ile 33 Two by two 34 Shoe­box let­ters 35 Chess pieces 37 Holds (up) 40 Reg­u­lar stock­ings, as op­posed to fish­nets? 49 Old DJs’ as­sort­ment 51 Same, for starters 52 Mil­i­tary wear, for short 53 Courted 54 Lo­gan of “60 Min­utes” 55 One in a rib cage 56 Sends out 58 Shone 61 “Fuller House” ac­tor 63 8 or 9, e.g.? 66 Word for a lady 68 PC file ex­ten­sion 69 “Wish Tree” artist 70 Snow­fall dur­ing the Olympics? 79 “It’s the HardKnock Life” soloist 83 Vul­cans, for one 84 Biker’s in­vite 86 Skip it 87 Gen­tle 88 Ter­ri­to­ries of a sort 91 Writer __ Neale Hurston 92 Sa­marra’s land 93 Use (up) 94 Dog­houses and scratch­ing posts? 98 White choice, fa­mil­iarly 100 Deli op­tion 101 Tex­ting qual­i­fier 102 Nick­name in satirical mu­sic 106 Trans­ferred to com­puter mem­ory 109 __ tai 112 Goal for a

teacher’s pet? 116 DVD player

op­tion 118 Paragon 119 Sub­scrip­tion deal pro­mos ... and a hint to this puz­zle’s seven other long­est an­swers 122 Punk, e.g. 123 Bologna bride 124 Cry from Poirot 125 Jane Austen spe­cialty 126 Cabi­net dept. with an atom on its seal 127 Cabi­net dept. first led by Hamil­ton 128 Op-__

Down

1 Hope­lessly lost 2 Tat­ted cov­er­ing 3 Eve who played the prin­ci­pal in “Grease” films 4 Ex­u­ber­ant re­view term 5 Dadaist Jean 6 Paris pro­noun 7 Show for quick feedback 8 Val d’__: French ski re­sort 9 Two be­fore Char­lie 10 Sneak a look at 11 For­mer pen pal? 12 Ex­er­cise done from a supine po­si­tion 13 Un­usu­ally strange 14 Yet 15 Pow­der source 16 Köln clos­ing 17 De­fense at­tor­ney’s chal­lenge 19 Gumshoe 21 “Como __?” 24 Epony­mous physi­cist 28 Potluck fare 31 What “p” may stand for 32 Com­pletely make over 36 “TMI!” 38 Hatched backup 39 Jag 40 Comes to­gether 41 Cyan rel­a­tive 42 Tolled 43 Took in 44 “The Kite Run­ner” boy 45 Un­leav­ened In­dian flat­bread 46 Hindu mys­tic 47 Place of con­trol 48 Jon Ar­buckle’s dog 50 __ City: Bagh­dad sub­urb 54 Tangy treat 57 Pi­rate ship­mate of Starkey 59 __-Cat 60 Sushi of­fer­ing 62 At that point 64 “All My __ Live in Texas”: Ge­orge Strait hit 65 Sup­port pro 67 Blun­der 70 Wa­ter­ski­ing hurdle 71 Hip­bone-re­lated 72 Closers of­ten open it 73 Post-WWII com­merce agree­ment 74 “... __ o’ kind­ness ...”: Burns 75 Only 76 Ex­ude 77 Each 78 Like some love af­fairs 80 DEA agent 81 At­tends 82 Law of­fice ab­bre­vi­a­tions 85 Su­per­model Camp­bell 89 Empty store­front sign 90 Se­cret agent 94 “Are You Lone­some Tonight?” singer 95 Blue-pen­cil 96 “Vive __!” 97 Generic trend­set­ters 99 “Oh, shucks” 103 Su­per Bowl XXXIV cham­pi­ons 104 Hang 105 In­can­des­cent

bulb gas 107 Young

part­ner 108 “Be __ ...” 109 Hag­gard of coun­try 110 Didn’t pro­cras­ti­nate 111 Cho­rused “Who’s

there?” re­sponse 112 1958 win­ner of nine Os­cars 113 Pol­ish-Ger­man bor­der river 114 Fal­lon’s pre­de­ces­sor 115 King­pin 117 Bush in Florida 120 Curl­ing sur­face 121 Sec­ond

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