Uni­ver­sal Cross­word

The Pilot - - Puzzles - WARM­ING PAT­TERN By Ti­mothy E. Parker ACROSS DOWN

1 Ele­phant of kid-lit

6 “Cola” leader

10 Fill the stom­ach of 14 Be­gin a round of golf 19 Too ridicu­lous to make a point

20 Do a trucker’s job 21 “Brave­heart” group 22 All-singing pro­duc­tion 23 Metal-cut­ting tool 25 Spicy Mex­i­can dish, for good-look­ers?

27 One of the plan­ets

28 Like liters and me­ters 29 Su­pe­rior rat­ings

30 Not just ro­tund or plump 32 One of Santa’s rein­deer 37 ___ fly (run pro­ducer) 40 Some hefty NFL line­men 41 ___ day (dosage amount, some­times)

42 Place that some re­tire to 44 At­ti­tude of self-im­por­tance

45 Manch­ester- to- Lon­don dir.

46 Give heed, old-style

48 Al­ter­na­tive to a moon­roof

49 Have con­fi­dence in (with “on”)

51 Myth­i­cal man-goat 53 Caribbean taro

55 ___-1 (Ghost­busters’ auto)

56 ___ one’s time (wait) 57 Sud­den ar­rival of frigid weather

60 Fa­ther Time’s tool 62 In­struc­tional words be­fore “emer­gency”

64 One of the U.S. states 66 Ring above a saint 67 “... ___ and far away”

68 “... and here it is!”

69 Based ___ true story 70 Type of duck

72 Corny dis­card 75 Ad­vanced degs. 77 Men­tally bal­anced

79 It’s auto-dialed? 81 Del­uges or out­pour­ings 83 Peo­ple with short fuses 86 Word of re­morse 87 Broad­casts on TV 88 En­clo­sure with a ms. 90 Part of a farm spread 91 Bib­li­cal trio that paid its re­spects

92 “Be­ware the ___ of

March!”

93 Event of “Rocky II” 96 Help­ful hint

99 Leg­endary hit­ter Wil­liams

100 Cer­tain ge­o­logic era 103 Type of shark

104 Lyric poem

105 Prior, prior to now 106 Dis­re­spects ver­bally 107 ___ lazuli (semi­precious gem)

109 Ball-and-cord weapons 111 Se­duc­tive qual­ity

113 Type of set for young builders

116 Prone to emo­tion, a la

For­eigner

120 It can bring one back to re­al­ity

123 “You ___ Beau­ti­ful” 124 It’s handed out dur­ing an evening out

125 Wheel-con­nect­ing shaft 126 One that’s de­cid­edly against you

127 Ad­justed to, as a ther­mo­stat

128 Exec’s “right now”

129 Batik uti­lizer 130 Touch or smell 1 Com­mon pen brand 2 Au­thor un­known (Abbr.) 3 Tied bun­dle

4 Ma ___ Ket­tle of old films 5 Some cam­pus of­fi­cials 6 Shrimp fried rice and oth­ers

7 Desert refuges

8 Thing in a pool hall 9 Word be­fore Amer­i­can or that

10 Bagel ex­tra, in delis 11 Bit­ter ___ (medic­i­nal plants)

12 Ob­vi­ously worn and torn 13 “___’acte”

14 Male crea­ture in an al­ley 15 Smog-fight­ing grp. 16 Smoked del­i­cacy

17 Script end­ing?

18 Sys­tems for mak­ing an­nounce­ments

24 Goes af­ter game

26 Lends a hand

30 Jesse the track leg­end 31 Breath-tak­ing snake? 33 Small Jewish vil­lage of yore

34 Drink served with marsh­mal­lows

35 Play to the last row 36 Pre-owned car? 37 Bel­grade’s set­ting 38 Get­ting older (var.) 39 Good thing to use for swelling

41 Dull sound of im­pact 43 Draws the cur­tain on 47 French mil­i­tary hat 50 In­for­mal “af­fir­ma­tive” 52 Some sporty Ital­ian cars, for short

54 Shades seen in au­tumn 57 Dis­con­tin­ues 58 Any group of nine

59 Cry when it hits you? 61 Harsh cry

63 RBI or as­sist, e.g. 65 Award for “12 Years a Slave”

69 Yoko of the mu­sic world 71 Custom-built 73 En­dan­gered equine

74 “That’s ___ the point!” 76 Deep-voiced singers 78 “Um, ex­cuse me?” 80 Omelet in­gre­di­ent

81 45’s mon­ey­maker 82 Some­thing worn by an Indian wo­man

84 Medi­ocre writ­ers 85 Sound re­ver­ber­a­tion in a cave

87 Read­ies a gun

89 Iso­lates

94 Ex­cited and then some 95 Chi in­tro

97 Runs in neu­tral

98 Some fruits grown in Ge­or­gia 101 Fa­nat­i­cal sort

102 City in Nor­way

108 Place for NBA hoops 109 Star of the ball

110 Big peb­ble

112 ___ Linda, Calif.

114 “A Prayer for ___ Meany” 115 Stages of sleep

116 Pos­sesses

117 Rich rock

118 Hol­i­day in Viet­nam 119 Grp. that awards badges 120 Rap­scal­lion

121 It ini­ti­ates a mo­ron? 122 “... a pocket full of ___”

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