WEEKLY CROSS­WORD: Plush Ma­te­rial

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

Across 1 “I’m wait­ing ... “7 “Vol­un­teers?” 13 Bob­bing refuse 20 Word with man or dope 21 Like typ­i­cal laun­dro­mats 22 Af­flu­ent San Diego com­mu­nity 23 Tol­er­ate shrub­land? 25 Crowd-drawing bars 26 An­cient queen, fa­mil­iarly 27 Pot for paella 28 Si­cil­ian six 29 Sports fig­ure 30 Sewer needs 34 Hates 37 MLB set a sea­son record for them in 2017 38 Times to call, in ads 39 Mark­ers 41 Sub­merged threat 42 Of­fice sup­ply quan­tity 44 Term in wrestling or bowl­ing 45 .3 rings? 48 Doc­tor’s or­ders 51 Re­ceiver of many let­ters 53 Ac­tress Kathryn 54 Pocket breads 56 BCS org. 57 Franklin’s 1936 op­po­nent 59 Span­ish coin 61 Lo­cal pic shower 62 Dis­tress sig­nal? 63 One who’s learned 67 Pres. af­ter USG 68 Lan­g­ley org. 69 On­line ex­change, briefly 70 Troon turn­downs 71 Texas team’s fair ex­hibit? 75 Basie’s “__’Clock Jump” 76 Di­rec­tor Du­Ver­nay 77 Ac­tor Vigoda 78 Bard’s dusk 79 Lum­ber mill work­ers 81 BOLO tar­get 83 It can be ham­mered out 85 Run­way adorn­ment 87 “__ me ae spark o’ Na­ture’s fire”: Burns 88 Lon­don’s __ Mod­ern 89 Some Deco works 91 Sea, with “the” 93 Mae­stro Ge­org 97 Dif­fer­ent 99 Loy­alty from a farm bird? 102 Over­take in a race, in a way 103 Grammy win­ner Ja­son 105 School­marmish 106 One given to for­ward looks 107 Sim­i­lar 108 East Lans­ing sch. 110 “How clever of you!” 113 Of­fice sup­plies, or, mi­nus a let­ter, a sup­plier of them 115 Nashville at­trac­tion 117 Span­ish 116-Down 118 Howard’s wife, to the Fonz 120 Let­ters be­fore a view 121 Half of noth­ing new? 123 Suc­cess­ful re­li­gious con­ver­sion? 128 Peru neigh­bor 129 “The Wind in the Wil­lows” croaker 130 Shamed 131 Saw-toothed 132 Blouse part­ners 133 Al­ready-seen fare

Down 1 “’__ some visi­tor,’ I mut­tered ... “: Poe 2 __ farm 3 TV aware­ness raiser 4 Col­ors 5 Con­fuse 6 Teenage Rus­sian em­peror (1727-1730) 7 Pitch­ing staff leader 8 Acronymic NYC neigh­bor­hood 9 Give in 10 Ready 11 “Shh!” 12 N.T. book 13 Pa­per un­der a wiper 14 Man-made Ge­or­gia lake 15 Screw­driver parts, for short 16 Best 17 Ap­pa­ra­tus that breeds lazi­ness? 18 Union set­ting 19 Spin­naker hold­ers 24 Writer __ de Balzac 28 Tor­tilla treat 30 Livens (up) 31 Nike com­peti­tor 32 N.C. neigh­bor 33 Bo­li­vian cap­i­tal 35 Red Square hon­oree 36 __ roles 40 Lit­er­ally, “un­der city” 43 Ponte Vec­chio’s river 45 See the bet 46 __-Croa­t­ian 47 They’re hard to break 49 Whine 50 De­ci­sion mak­ers have them 52 New Mex­ico art hub 55 Witch en­emy of Pop­eye 58 False front 60 “With­out a doubt” 63 Ac­knowl­edge the brass 64 Ad­mo­ni­tion 65 Sound from a dy­ing fire? 66 Stack seen on-screen 72 Ap­proached 73 Small and glit­ter­ing, like eyes 74 Be­gin­nings 75 Court cry 80 Some­thing made on a star? 82 Jury mem­ber 84 Coun­try singer Gibbs 86 Glass-raised word 90 Ac­ci­dent in­ves­ti­ga­tion clue 92 __ li­cense 94 Som­mer of “The Prize” 95 An­i­mal house 96 Hosp. per­son­nel 98 Headed up 100 Aca­demic re­tirees 101 Ore car­rier 104 Gung-ho type 107 10-time Gold Glove win­ner Roberto 108 Early re­ceiver of tablets 109 __ bar 111 Net­man Agassi 112 Fur ty­coon 114 Suf­fix with xeno116 English

117-Across 119 Se­ries of 69-Across 122 “Ghost” psy­chic __ Mae Brown 123 Ra­dio set­tings 124 Rea­sons for some sports­cast split screens 125 Big Ten sch. 126 Novelist Deighton 127 Picks out of a mug book

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