DAILY CROSS­WORD

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ACROSS

1 Set­tled with the piper 5 Chopped down 10 Elan 14 One kind of ball: sl. 19 Ital­ian wine town 20 Play to an au­di­ence 21 Famed Fer­rara fam­ily 22 Start of an Irish lul­laby 23 Artist’s gen­der re­ject? 26 New Jer­sey’s Perth ___ 27 Like a spy’s let­ters 28 Stephanie Zim­bal­ist’s dad 29 South Amer­i­can’s “back­bone” 30 Scent 31 Com­poser Bruck­ner 32 Word to go with oath or way 33 Mar­tyred Swedish Prime Min­is­ter Palme 34 Ni­sei’s dad 35 Im­per­a­tively 38 Go it alone 40 Na­tive lan­guage? 43 En­emy 44 Short-tailed lemur 46 Cpl., e.g. 47 Eter­ni­ties 48 Sheet of mat­ted cot­ton 49 Ump’s NFL coun­ter­part 50 Nude, gen­der ver­sion 55 Drama­tist Ugo 56 Pre–1975 Benin 58 Sea duck 59 Prague, in Prague 60 ___ down: soft ped­aled 61 Half a re­it­er­a­tive Ger­man spa 62 Whar­ton’s Ethan 63 Syn­a­gogues 64 Filthy money 65 Fans 67 Rich Lit­tle’s forte 68 Nurs­ery rhymer’s spouse? 70 The ___: rock band 72 So­prano Grist 73 Mar­shal Dil­lon 74 Univ. at Tempe 75 Bleak, to Scott 77 Rel­a­tive of ooh! 78 It’s not nice to fool him, either 83 Sailors’ saint 84 Dark dam­sel 86 New Haven’s founder 87 Holler 89 Bananas 90 De Brun­hoff ele­phant 91 Soc­cer great 92 Have ___: nosh 93 Per­fumery in­gre­di­ent 94 Takes um­brage 97 Ma­ni­ple 98 Spouse of a Brine poem sub­ject? 101 Gad­get for ap­ples 102 Lendl of the courts 103 “From ___ shin­ing . . .” 104 Wrig­gly 105 Sweeney and Mike 106 Ch­eryl or Alan 107 Ti­tle for Casals 108 For­mer se­na­tor from Kansas

DOWN

1 Pussy foot? 2 Ten­nis great Arthur 3 “To put ___ a nut­shell” 4 Stain 5 De­layed ac­tion 6 Mid­dle East big­wig 7 Tid­ings 8 French con­nec­tions 9 Apolo­gia 10 Nathan ___, of “Guys and Dolls” 11 Deathly pale 12 Goblet fea­ture 13 That girl 14 Seat­less fan 15 “New York, New York” com­poser Betty 16 Wrong gen­der im­pres­sion­ist? 17 Pic­cadilly Cir­cus statue 18 Man­ner 24 Mi­nor fra­cas 25 Fol­low­ing 29 Scot­tish cat­tle breed 31 “. . . for want of ___ the horse . . .” 32 Ex­horted 33 Nurs­ery rhyme char­ac­ter’s spouse? 34 Up to scratch? 35 Felix, of “The Odd Cou­ple” 36 “Whole ___ Shakin’ Goin’ On” 37 Abom­inable one 38 Lit­tle Echo’s ti­tle 39 United, old style 41 Fed the pot 42 Like the old bucket 45 ___ you knew 48 Koch’s pre­de­ces­sor 51 IA col­lege town 52 Get in touch with 53 Kol ___: Yom Kip­pur eve prayer 54 “Doe, ___, a fe­male. . .” 55 Bee­tle ___: scowl­ing 57 Beau­ti­ful Ko­ranic vir­gin 59 PGA mem­bers 61 Small mesa 62 Baker’s need 63 As­para­gus sprig 64 Shap­ing ma­chine 65 Ship of­fi­cer, in­for­mally 66 Er­satz 67 Egypt’s ___ Spring 68 Full of grease 69 Jack­sonville Bowl 71 Pizarro’s gold 73 Dull finish 76 Soft­ened up 78 Shack­les 79 Run into from be­hind 80 East­ern VIP 81 Per­plexed 82 “I Only Have ___ You” 85 Caught dead to rights 88 Zeno’s home­town 90 “O! let me not ___,”: Shak. 91 A pasta sauce 92 Lit­tle King of comics 93 Bossa ___ 94 Ta­tum’s dad 95 Cliff Huxtable’s boy 96 Ped­dle, e.g. 97 Be­fore Nov. 98 Part of RSVP 99 Ruby or San­dra 100 Deli bread

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