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Los Angeles Times - - THE GUIDE - By Merl Rea­gle New puz­zle book avail­able (88 pages, 50 puzzles). For info, visit sun­day­cross­words.com.

ACROSS 1 “War and Peace” hero­ine 8 First stop for Oprah guests 13 Molokai mis­sion­ary 19 Two-horse wa­gers 20 Lak­ers’ ex-coach who trade­marked the word “three-peat” 21 Olio 22 Am­i­ca­bly 24 Age-old ex­cuse 25 Org. with a Pre√ list 26 Be too sweet 27 Like some stairs or stares 28 Where the Golden Spike was driven 29 Soft­cov­ers, for ex. 30 Some­thing re­quir­ing tact 37 “___, the point emerges” (key quote from “Kill Bill: Vol. 2”) 40 Some­thing bought af­ter go­ing bald? 41 BP bought it in 2000 42 Watch ad­just­ment af­ter land­ing, per­haps 45 Ac­tor-singer whose real name was Leek 46 An­i­mal track 47 Cold re­ac­tion 48 Wist­ful plaint 49 A way to be sealed 52 Texas oil city 54 Santa Mon­ica and San Fran­cisco 55 Cheer syl­la­ble 56 Fleur-de-___ 57 Pri­mary in­come sources 60 Type of con­ser­va­tive who doesn’t iden­tify with a party 63 Grain fun­gus 64 Row of wait­ers? 65 Winds do it 66 Stein­beck ti­tle word 69 Ar­ti­fi­cial 71 Ar­guable 74 Deadly coiler 77 Travel op­tion 78 Run­away win 79 More ever­green-scented 80 Us­ing io­dine to de­tect starch, for ex­am­ple 84 Cin­ema bee­keeper 86 By­gone mus­cle car 87 Saturn’s largest moon 88 Hops-dry­ing oven 89 2006 Ap­ple re­lease 91 Quint’s boat in “Jaws” 92 In­fa­mous “ban­dit queen” 95 Big truck maker 96 1957 hor­ror film of which Leonard Maltin wrote, “As walk­ing-tree movies go, this is at the top of the list” 98 Fold­ing chal­lenge? 100 Crime, famine, etc. 101 Take a sip of, per­haps 102 WWI fighter plane 104 Bird that Byrd may have seen 107 Winds do it 111 What the gray squares in the grid lit­er­ally il­lus­trate 114 Spi­der’s hour­glass site 115 The Home or Of­fice 116 Say “heh-heh,” per­haps 117 Said “USA, USA,” per­haps 118 Hous­ton player 119 Be­gins to take ef­fect DOWN 1 Lizard look-alike 2 Turn­ing point 3 “’Til next time!” 4 Cologne cry 5 Soup base 6 Has a semi job 7 Re 8 “... cup ___ cone?” 9 Song syl­la­bles for Caron in “An Amer­i­can in Paris” 10 “Girl on Fire” singer 11 Con­serv­ing types 12 Shutterbug’s tal­ent 13 Ma­lign 14 Hello or good­bye 15 Scratch up 16 End to “end” 17 I, in old Rome 18 Like some gains 21 Bishop’s hat 23 “Cock-a-doo­dle-doo, ___ has lost her shoe” 28 Of prac­ti­cal value 29 See 74 Across 31 Stamp closer? 32 “Up and ___” 33 Fi­esta fin­ger food 34 Sto­ry­book nasty 35 Food-re­call cause 36 Cal­houn and McIl­roy 37 Best-selling Mitch 38 Masses (of peo­ple) 39 De­pic­tion in an Ed­vard Munch paint­ing 40 Canyon fea­ture 43 The Mon­kees’ first sin­gle, “___ to Clarksville” 44 Like sriracha sauce 46 Ha­bit­ual bun­gler 49 In­tro to mon­ger 50 Drag the deep 51 Cord ex­ten­sion? 53 Pivot around 54 Auto pi­o­neer Karl 58 The Hol­ly­wood Bow 59 Box of parts 60 Job open­ing 61 Un­ruly bunch 62 Pa­cino, Cazale, Shire, ___ 65 Very dry, to vint­ners 67 Em­bar­rass­ing mark 68 Fancy shirt pin 70 [as writ­ten] 71 One last thought 72 A touch­ing sport 73 Earth­en­ware pot 74 With 107 Down, drop­ping bombs, for ex­am­ple 75 Bake, as eggs 76 Re­tailer for Rover 78 Finds a new home 81 Sir’s coun­ter­part 82 Lounges around 83 An­kle­bones 84 Pre-riot state 85 Pa­per tray size: abbr. 89 “You bet ___!” 90 Shin kicker 92 Like some cat col­lars 93 TV host who pro­motes meatless Mon­days 94 Tony-win­ning di­rec­tor and de­signer of “The Lion King,” Julie ___ 97 Ve­gas re­quest 98 Boom­ing speed 99 ___ com­mit­tee 103 “Ro­man Hol­i­day” star 104 Red army? 105 Wrinkly fruit 106 Sharp 107 See 74 Down 108 Home of “Veep” 109 “Yes” 110 Pub crawler? 111 Tooth driller’s aide: abbr. 112 From ___ Z 113 Fauna-filled floater

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