‘Plays Well With Au­thors’

Los Angeles Times - - PUZZLES/HOROSCOPE - By Merl Rea­gle

ACROSS 1 Dash­board stat 4 Cam­den’s river 12 “Stranger in a Strange Land” au­thor: inits. 15 Calla lily’s plant fam­ily 19 Trea­sure of the Sierra Madre 20 1971 He­ston film, with “The” 21 Pres­i­dent pick­ers 23 Au­thor’s fa­vorite singing group? 25 Get­ting wider 26 Glow­ing coal 27 Fruit drink brand 28 Nahu­atl speaker 29 An­i­mal fat 30 Ter­rific re­view 33 “I’ll catch up af­ter I rest a bit,” to an au­thor? 39 Nabokov novel 40 Small­ish bat­tery 42 Rand’s dad 43 Ok­la­homa na­tive 44 Takes cer­tain court ac­tion, to an au­thor? 48 Scott of “Charles in Charge” 49 “Swan Lake” at­tire 50 ___ Kan (dog food brand) 51 Fresh from the pool 54 Bill’s part­ner 55 Cen­tral church area 58 Sat, wait­ing for a click 60 Over­act, au­thor-style? 63 Start of Steely Dan’s “Dirty Work” cho­rus 66 Tin that inspired the Fris­bee 68 Scratch 69 With 78 Across, au­thor’s fa­vorite line from a clas­sic South­ern song? 75 Long, Peeples or Varda­los 76 Sim­ple to pre­pare, as a meal 77 Part of PETA 78 See 69 Across 82 “Hey, your show started!” 84 Ar­mored ve­hi­cle 85 Sphere 86 Cause of a flash­back, per­haps 87 Cor­rida cry 88 Chim­ing-in com­ment 91 There’s no “I” in it 93 Pro­posal from an au­thor? 100 In­ter­twine 103 ___ room 104 Marx col­lab­o­ra­tor 105 Him, to Henri 106 With 119 Across, au­thor’s fa­vorite song from the ’60s? 109 Zip; nada 110 Gear teeth 111 River­bank frol­icker 112 Palin­dromic con­stel­la­tion 114 Set up shop else­where 115 Clown Col­lege city, south of Tampa 119 See 106 Across 123 Famed Ar­gen­tine 124 Pre­tend to be some­thing you’re not 125 Ju­nior’s ju­nior 126 Light­bulb unit 127 Old spy org. 128 They’ve been around the block a few times 129 Au­thor of “The Bone­set­ter’s Daugh­ter” DOWN 1 Early autos 2 Put to­gether ear­lier 3 Ger­man-style bistro 4 Busy one 5 Dash sizes 6 “Go Set a Watch­man” au­thor 7 Turk­ish of­fi­cial 8 Took place 9 Mine, to Mimi 10 Dress­ing choice 11 Dash sizes 12 No-park­ing area 13 O’Con­nor’s suc­ces­sor 14 Mount St. ___ 15 Try: abbr. 16 Ver­sailles res­i­dent 17 It may fill a niche 18 Chow mein ad­di­tive 22 Cho­co­late bean 24 Mas­sive ref. 28 Ex­cited 30 Huck’s ride 31 Two 32 Left-hand page 34 Rus­sian river 35 Fire­place shelf 36 Pass, as a law 37 Al­pha­bet quin­tet 38 Wilt 40 Tempe sch. 41 Fish­er­men cut holes in it 45 Cover girl Gwen 46 Got rich 47 Guy in a pers. ad 52 Ac­tor M. ___ Walsh 53 Show how 55 Zip; nada 56 ___ Zion Church 57 Floor cleaner, briefly 59 Blow, as dough 60 Male deer 61 End­ing for meth 62 Quis­ling 64 Bay win­dow 65 Some ex­ams 67 Men­tor’s charge 70 Ac­tor Chaney 71 Pho­togs 72 Color TV pi­o­neer 73 Took off 74 Utah’s state an­i­mal 78 Lav­ished at­ten­tion (on) 79 Woman’s name mean­ing “peace” 80 Pop­u­lar vari­a­tion of a game in which play­ers shoot each other with paint-pel­let guns 81 Tom Swifty wd. 83 Ex­pen­di­tures 87 One way to store data 89 Poe work 90 Surgery sites, brief ly 92 Half a cock­tail 94 Joan, the Maid of ___ 95 Not too far off 96 Anony­mous 97 “Fan­tas­tic!” 98 Flutist Zuk­er­man 99 Con­tempt 101 Not too far off 102 Cor­rida co-star 107 Kruger and Klem­perer 108 Toy­ota sub­com­pact that ana­grams into a coun­try 110 Grand Banks catch 113 Wan­der 114 Fan­nie ___ (some se­cu­ri­ties) 115 Fol­low a pat­tern, maybe 116 Ac­tress Gard­ner 117 Chi­nese cal­en­dar crit­ter 118 Fit­ting 119 Word af­ter blue or bird 120 Cam­paign sea­son org. 121 The Yel­lowham­mer St. 122 ___ Arthur Co­nan Doyle

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