NEW YORK TIMES CROSS­WORD

Times Colonist - - Islander / Diversions - GHOSTED By Alison Ohringer and Erik Agard / Edited by Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Word re­peated in “Mi ____ es su ____” 5 Skipped town 9 Good name for

a botanist? 14 Cer­tain vac­uum

tube 20 Tai­wan-based

elec­tron­ics gi­ant 21 Per item 22 Shred 23 Make air­tight 24 Caterer’s plat­ter 26 Off 27 Di­rec­tor of “Eat Drink Man Woman,” 1994 28 Mor­ti­cia, to Fester,

in 1960s TV 29 Ex­pect­ing help? 31 Beat gen­er­a­tion

fig­ure? 33 Tidy 35 ____ Muham­mad, men­tor to Mal­colm X 37 “Mm-hmm” 38 Rea­gan-era scan­dal 42 Old Ger­manic tribe 44 Passes out 48 Oral ex­am­i­na­tion? 50 Ini­ti­a­tions have

them 52 Dish made from a

fer­mented root 53 Grace’s sur­name on

“Will & Grace” 54 Neu­tron’s home 56 Jazz singer who acted in the “Roots” minis­eries 59 Whop­per maker 60 He­matite, e.g. 62 Like 100% in­fla­tion 63 ____ Kip­pur 64 Sor­bet-like dessert

orig­i­nally from Si­cily 65 ____ port 68 Wrist watch? 69 Like this puz­zle’s cir­cled let­ters vis-à-vis their Across an­swers 73 Brewer’s need 76 Long ____ 77 “Nuh-uh!” 78 “Hor­ri­ble!” 81 Reaches 84 Near­est coun­try

to Cape Verde 85 Grammy win­ner

Erykah ____ 86 Talk­a­tive sort 90 Com­peti­tor of

Rugby 91 “Li’l” fel­low 92 “I’m with ____” 93 Hell, in­for­mally 95 It might take

only seven dig­its 97 Sam­pled 100 Be rum­ple-free 102 Leaves for bag­gage

claim, say 103 Star fol­low­ers 105 Vi­ta­min B3 107 Pre­fix with nor­mal 108 Cause of a tossed

joy­stick, maybe 112 Block from get­ting

close to the basket 115 Grid­iron gains 118 Comic ____

Nancherla 119 Stage in get­ting

a Ph.D. 121 Some rust­proof rails 123 Chasms 124 News­room

fix­ture 125 Frozen break­fast

brand 126 “Let’s do it!” 127 Risks a ticket 128 “Sid­dhartha”

nov­el­ist 129 In case 130 Wash­ing­ton team,

fa­mil­iarly

DOWN

1 ____ Crunch 2 Smoothie fla­vor 3 Tennis star’s feat 4 Place for ex­hi­bi­tions 5 Word with noo­dle

or nurse 6 Vis­count’s su­pe­rior 7 Big schol­ar­ship

awarder, for short 8 Mint-fam­ily herb 9 “Down goes ____!” (1973 sports line) 10 Mo­jito in­gre­di­ent 11 Nail-pol­ish brand 12 When jams are

pro­duced 13 Place for an al­tar 14 Long line in Rus­sia 15 Let 16 “Amen to that” 17 Earthen pot 18 What it takes

two to do 19 One-on-one

Olympics event 25 Chuck in the air 30 Not main­stream,

briefly 32 Sep­a­ra­tions at

wed­dings? 34 Body work, in brief 36 Lead-in to

boy or girl 38 Birth­place of the

Re­nais­sance 39 RCA com­po­nent 40 Put claw marks in 41 Sharer of Rus­sia’s

western bor­der 43 Set­ting for many

G.I. sto­ries 45 Much of Aries’ span 46 Post­grad­u­a­tion

stres­sors, for some 47 Lengthy at­tack 49 Re­fin­ing, as mus­cles 51 Lead-in to cone 55 “You only live

once,” for one 57 Baked-beans fla­vor 58 Möt­ley ____ 60 Sched­ule-keep­ing

org. 61 Team scream 64 “10-4” 65 Long­est Amer­i­can

north-south rte. 66 “Fid­dler on the

Roof” set­ting 67 In spades 69 Fu­ture at­tor­ney’s

hur­dle, for short 70 Mem­phis-to-Nashville dir. 71 2018 World Cup

champs 72 Prayer end­ing? 73 Work­place for

a cabin boy 74 An­ti­quated

anes­thetic 75 Pong cre­ator 78 All-fe­male group with the 1986 No. 1 hit “Venus” 79 One-named singer whose last name is Ad­kins 80 Pitches 82 Al­bany is its

cap­i­tal: Abbr. 83 Gor­such’s pre­de­ces­sor on the bench 84 Two of di­a­monds? 85 Trusted news source in the Mideast 87 Friend of Descartes ... or, in English, ques­tion pon­dered by Descartes? 88 “What chutz­pah!” 89 Early record holder 91 Puts to rest 94 Pricey-sound­ing

ap­parel brand? 96 Tin­der, e.g. 98 Sur­face 99 “Well, I’ll be”

fol­lower 101 B’way buys 104 It covers a lot

of ground 106 Recog­ni­tion

for a sci­en­tist 108 Comic’s

of­fer­ings 109 Per item 110 Stud finder? 111 One wear­ing black eye­liner and ripped jeans, say 113 De­sire 114 Makes

out? 116 Cause of some in­som­nia 117 Ap­pli­ca­tion

figs. 120 Dummkopf 122 Booze­hound

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