N.Y. TIMES CROSSWORD

The Down­siz­ing of Nathaniel Ames

San Francisco Chronicle Late Edition - - COMICS & PUZZLES - By Peter Broda and Erik Agard

ACROSS

1 Loops in, in a way 5 God­dess with a throne head­dress 9 Tempo 13 Figs. on driv­ers’ li­censes 16 When re­peated, a Pa­cific tourist des­ti­na­tion 17 Fish whose name is a celebrity’s name mi­nus an R 18 Old band­leader with an Egyp­tian-in­spired name 19 Outrig­ger pro­jec­tions 20 Things smoked by singer Court­ney? 23 Scan­dal-maker in 2002 news 24 Speed de­mon 25 Head­wear the N.B.A. banned in 2005 26 Game in­volv­ing sharp pro­jec­tiles and al­co­hol 28 Par­rot’s cry 29 1950s prez 31 “Char­lie Hus­tle is my name/I am banned from Hall of Fame,” e.g.? 33 Fist bump 34 “Yes, ____!” 36 Put a coat on 37 “Eureka!” mo­ments 40 Press 42 Cloth col­orist 43 Fea­ture of Africa 44 ____ oil 46 Tel­e­van­ge­list Joel 48 Al­ter­na­tive to “News” and “Maps” in a Google search 50 Road re­stric­tion 51 Pug­na­cious Olympian 53 Rel­a­tive of a fer­ret 54 Cold and wet 55 F.B.I.’s div. 56 Hoop­ster Steph not play­ing at home? 60 Riffraff 62 Ja­panese watch­maker 64 Like Granny Smith ap­ples 65 End­less chore 66 Dick­ens’s Uriah 68 Sega Ge­n­e­sis com­peti­tor, in brief 69 Ra­di­ant 71 In­ter­sect 73 The sport of box­ing in the 1960s and ‘70s, essentially? 75 “Noth­ing to write home about” 76 Groups with co-pays, briefly 78 Jockey strap 80 “Star Trek: T.N.G.” role 81 In­stall­ment 83 Per­son­al­ized gifts for mu­sic lovers 85 Valet in P. G. Wode­house sto­ries 89 Con­tem­po­rary hy­brid mu­sic genre 90 Sots’ sounds 91 Nick­name for Louise 93 Feast 94 Sail sup­port 95 In uni­son 97 Echo ef­fect 99 El op­er­a­tor in the Windy City, briefly 100 Hat for pop singer Corey? 103 An­them con­trac­tion 104 “Uhh ...” 105 Show what you know, say 107 “In all prob­a­bil­ity” 109 Reg­u­lar 111 Ob­sti­nate one, as­tro­log­i­cally 112 Two-time Best Ac­tor win­ner ar­riv­ing early? 115 Four-star rank: Abbr. 116 Mo­nop­oly pur­chase 117 Singer/song­writer Laura 118 Lit­tle foxes 119 Slump 120 ____ cosa (some­thing else: Sp.) 121 Wan­ders (about) 122 They be­gin in juin

DOWN

1 Orig­i­nal airer of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” 2 Pop com­pe­ti­tion 3 Some­thing smoked by comic Chris? 4 Hang on to 5 Org. against dop­ing 6 Spindly limbed 7 Shake­speare vil­lain 8 Photo of Canada’s for­mer prime min­is­ter Stephen? 9 “Stay ____” 10 Aard­varks, by an­other name 11 En­ter sur­rep­ti­tiously 12 Press lightly, as the brakes 13 He was buried in 1915 and died in 1926 14 Dres­sage gait 15 In­voice figs. 18 ____ lily 19 Ful­mi­nat­ing 21 Dwarf planet more mas­sive than Pluto 22 Atyp­i­cal 23 Sum­mer hrs. in Phila. 27 Lit­er­ary de­vice used to ad­dress plot in­con­sis­ten­cies 30 Nephrol­o­gists study them 32 Spies, in­for­mally 35 M.L.K.’s ti­tle: Abbr. 38 “To­day” per­son­al­ity 39 Shark’s home 41 Close by 43 Egg pro­ducer 45 Arc­tic fliers 47 Blow it 49 Like a handy­man’s projects, for short 50 “Any­thing! Any­thing at all!” 52 Shade of pink 54 Sword fight, e.g. 56 Fil­a­ment sites, in botany 57 Im­pris­oned 58 Un­der­handed use of some­one else’s do­main name 59 Trou­bles 61 Cherry for talk show host Chelsea? 63 Glimpsed 67 For­swear 70 Ge­nius 72 Arm mus­cle, in­for­mally 73 ____ drop 74 Miney fol­lower 77 “Idome­neo” com­poser 79 “All My ____ Live in Texas” 82 U.N.C. stu­dent 83 Fig­ure at the cen­ter of a maze 84 Ta­hoe, for one 86 En­tourage of a 1990s white rap­per? 87 Mu­si­cal in­ter­mis­sion 88 Con­tin­u­ous 90 Flam­boy­antly suc­cess­ful sort 92 Tram­polin­ist’s wear 96 Start to -scope 97 Cincin­nati squad 98 Dude, in Bri­tish lingo 101 Smallish bat­ter­ies 102 Long spear 105 Makes “it” 106 Zone 108 “Dark Sky Is­land” singer 110 Drink some­times served hot 113 “Snow­den” org. 114 ____, cu­a­tro, seis, ocho ...

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