Uni­ver­sal Crossword

The Pilot - - Puzzles - 1 By Timothy E. Parker

SCRAM­BLE MA­NIA - PART

ACROSS 1 Be a sub­sti­tute

8 Be a loud ob­nox­ious ac­tor

13 Zippy Ital­ian sports cars, briefly

18 First lights

19 “Along came a ___, and sat ...”

20 Op­po­site of fancy 22 De-lump ahead of time, as flour

23 Safety de­vices that holds “me credit notes”

25 Sound a weasel makes? 26 Sim­ple crane de­vice 28 Trap­per John’s show 29 They con­tain sev­eral wks. 30 Epic po­etry form 32 Spir­its and bod­ies gowith

33 Any two of a kind 35 Hap­pen­ing now as op­posed to recorded

36 Of­fice fillers 38 Old-school “well, I’ll be” 39 De­liv­ery es­tab­lish­ments that hold “cope sos tiff ” 42 En­cir­cled in a mil­i­tary ma­neu­ver

44 Like tes­ti­mony that leads to trou­ble

45 CD-___

46 Half guy, half fish 47 ___-Davis of phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal stuff

48 In­stru­ment as­so­ci­ated with Scot­land

52 One way to see if some­thing works

53 Some very noisy birds that holds “ask coco to” 55 Take­away game with matches

56 “What ___ can I say?” 57 Leg­endary ac­tor Lan­caster

58 100 square meters 59 Strad­dling

60 Spread-on hair re­moval brand

61 Computer stor­age units 62 Less de­cent

64 Thing of­ten paid on the first of the month

65 One of Eve’s grand­sons 66 Ho­mo­phone of air rarely used to­day

67 Does more than ex­ag­ger­ates

68 Cookie that may be stacked

69 No. 50 in the 103-Across 70 Old-style “for­mally re­jects” that holds “safer rows” 74 One mak­ing cuts at the home branch?

76 Time in court

79 Male horse and fe­male don­key off­spring

80 Salad type

81 Make an in­ac­cu­rate de­ci­sion

82 Bar­rier or boom type 83 Body-shap­ing gar­ment 84 Lack­ing sugar that holds “teens we dune”

88 Solo in a film se­ries 89 Game show prizes, some­times

92 Piles of fab­ric?

93 Rous­ing cheers around a bull­ring

94 Gas sta­tion stores 96 Some­thing you can do in Ex­cel

97 “___ my brother’s keeper?”

98 Re­ac­tor part

100 They re­ceive 93-Across 102 Scot’s neg­a­tive re­ply 103 Class­room chart that con­tains “po­etic lair bed” 107 Bring to life in cel­lu­loid 109 Out­lined

110 Sums

111 Was a nit­picker

112 Ve­hi­cles that don’t go up­hill

113 Sup­posed tea-leaf read- ers

114 Some Wall Street work­ers DOWN 1 Per­formed like Ken­drick

La­mar

2 Land on one side of the Urals

3 Opin­ions formed be­fore­hand that hold “snips sos re­pose”

4 ___ Al­tos, Calif.

5 Like dusty, dry land 6 Small in­for­mal eater­ies 7 Cer­tain fe­male hor­mone 8 Long, spec­tac­u­lar films 9 Coat that sig­ni­fies wealth 10 Poem form

11 Wil­liams the slug­ger 12 Recluse that keeps the faith?

13 Pub draft choices 14 Scot­tish lake

15 ___ Tues­day (Mardi Gras)

16 Type of en­ergy

17 ___ Tues­day (Ash Wed­nes­day pre­ceder) 19 Pho­tog­ra­pher’s sug­ges­tion 21 Fea­tures of Mis­sis­sippi 24 Trop­i­cal starchy root 27 Lamented and re­gret­ted 31 Is­sue avoiders 33 Bo­hemian dance 34 Valu­able thing on a ledger 35 Walk as if lame 37 In­ter­state rum­bler 39 Stop driv­ing

40 Bren­dan of mummy films 41 Stereo­typ­i­cal weather fea­ture of Lon­don 43 Gang­ster’s pis­tol in slang 44 Un­de­ni­able truths

46 “Work­ing Girl” star Grif­fith

47 Tiny skin hole

48 Lazy lec­tur­ers 49 Revo­lu­tion­ary so­cial­ist an­them that holds “An­nie lie rot ant” 50 Orig­i­nal set­tler

51 Caveat ___ (buyer be­ware)

52 Cre­dos and other such be­liefs

53 More like a baby or puppy 54 Heav­enly places in deserts

57 Lord of lit­er­a­ture and po­etry

59 Alarm clocks and roost­ers

61 The cap­tion next to “Af­ter”

62 High­est Alp

63 Light and open to a breeze

71 Did the light thing? 72 Of­fer­ings in fine restau­rants

73 Camelot lady

74 Good thing to break on a golf course

75 Stop work­ing or play­ing 77 Does darn good?

78 State of in­fu­ri­a­tion 80 Writ­ten agree­ment be­tween two or more par­ties 82 Chooses

83 TLC word

84 Not fit­ting

85 New par­ents and fin­ger­point­ers

86 Fea­ture of a well-thrown foot­ball

87 Spelling of “Bev­erly Hills 90210”

88 Fast, long-eared bounders

90 One in­volved in idle chat­ter

91 Mighty horses

94 Gals of mob goons 95 Sub­ma­rine de­tec­tor 98 Like some dorms 99 Things book­ies set 100 Way to the top of a snowy hill

101 The De­stroyer, in Hin­duism

104 Type of ther­apy for a sore knee

105 Small digit

106 Did some snack­ing 108 Pre­fix for night or week

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