WEEKLY CROSSWORD: The More the Mer­rier

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

Across

1 Made a mess of 5 Au­tho­rizes 10 Audi­bly jarred 15 Off the premises 19 Coastal South Amer­i­can cap­i­tal 20 Unen­thu­si­as­tic about, with “for” 21 Hard wear 22 “Good job!” 23 Wist­ful word 24 Words af­ter do or be­fore you 25 Trendy tots’ footwear? 27 Tipsy tour mem­bers? 30 How Steak Diane is tra­di­tion­ally served 31 Er­mine cousin 32 One may be re­spon­si­ble for rain 34 Came down 38 Gam­bler’s con­cern 41 “Dog Whis­perer” Mil­lan 43 Start­ing point 44 Ex­tended time off, briefly 45 Bak­ery prod­ucts made with white choco­late? 49 HVAC mea­sure 50 It’s near the humerus 52 Hard to keep up? 53 Mu­si­cal short­com­ing 54 Pub­li­ca­tion sales fig. 55 Diploma word 57 Sit in a cel­lar, say 58 Op­po­site of belt 59 Co-star of Keanu in “The Whole Truth” 60 Isn’t se­ri­ous 62 Stake-driv­ing tools 63 Many a March birth 64 Chef’s sup­ply 65 Has to re­peat, maybe 66 Mouthy re­tort 67 Su­per­hu­man 69 “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang” rap­per 70 Pay at­ten­tion 73 More than apol­o­gize 74 New York gov­er­nor Andrew 75 Catch a bug, say 76 Amassed, with “in” 77 When tripled, a story short­ener 78 Univer­sity town near Ban­gor 79 Bril­liant dis­play 81 Em­phatic as­sent, in Sonora 82 Govt.-is­sued aid 83 Com­pli­men­tary ho­tel ap­parel? 86 Changed-my­mind key 87 Pro­tec­tive film 89 Bound­aries 90 Zeroes in on 92 Stun­ning in­stru­ments 93 “The Pi­casso of our pro­fes­sion,” to Se­in­feld 95 Folk first name 96 Un­ab­bre­vi­ated 98 “Check out those plat­ters of candy and fudge!”? 104 Tour­na­ment-chang­ing scores? 108 Gau­cho’s turf 109 Cou­ture monthly 110 Kib­bles ‘n Bits shelf­mate 111 Brief con­ces­sion 112 “Don’t care what they do” 113 Up­swing 114 Elab­o­rate ruse 115 Cook­ware brand 116 Puts one over on 117 Call for

Down

1 Hardly thrilling 2 Tay­lor of “Six Feet Un­der” 3 Webby Award can­di­date 4 Words writ­ten with an in­dex? 5 Party bowl­ful 6 Long­time photo lab sup­plier 7 Some­what 8 Doc­tor Zhivago 9 Passes in a blur 10 “How re­lax­ing!” 11 Ill-got­ten gains 12 With room to spare 13 Noo­dle some­times served with a dip­ping sauce 14 Provider of cues 15 Get in on the deal 16 __ Fit: video ex­er­cise game 17 Par-four rar­ity 18 “No doubt” 26 Pen­e­trat­ing winds 28 Cap­i­tal of Ye­men 29 Scorch 33 Strict con­trol 35 Snacks Bat­man can’t have? 36 Pri­mary course 37 They may be wild 38 Rough patch 39 Re­ally cold 40 Pro­tec­tive tops for cat­tle driv­ers? 41 Guz­zles 42 Novel con­clu­sion 43 Phillips of “I, Claudius” 46 In­cites 47 An­gora and al­paca 48 Modernists, in­for­mally 51 Sig­nal re­ceiver 54 Ci­ta­tion Mus­tangs, e.g. 56 Cliff dwelling 58 Cop­tic Mu­seum city 59 Bill add-on 61 “The Black­list” net­work 62 Con­tin­gency funds 63 Water__: den­tal brand 65 Illegal laun­der­ing op­er­a­tion, say 66 __ Lama 67 Re­acts to, as a dog does the moon 68 Min­nesota lake 69 Outkast and oth­ers 70 Is in­clined 71 “The Gon­doliers” bride 72 Royal or­der 74 First Na­tions tribe 75 Heat rub tar­get 78 Sur­pass 79 Deep-fried ap­pe­tiz­ers 80 El­e­gant cafés 83 Bou­quet __ 84 Ob­ject of ado­ra­tion 85 Ru­ral struc­ture 88 Driver’s start­ing point 91 In step with the times 93 Ear­lier of­fense 94 Singer Della 95 Late-’60s Mary­land gov­er­nor 97 In a laid-back man­ner 99 Au­thor Robert __ But­ler 100 Green Hor­net

side­kick 101 Net­man Nas­tase 102 Apart from this 103 Flower child? 104 “What

non­sense!” 105 World­wide work­ers’ gp. 106 Scholas­tic meas. 107 It sells in ad­ver­tis­ing

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