NEW YORK TIMES CROSS­WORD

The Arizona Republic - - SUNDAY A&E - EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ

GHOSTED

BY ALISON OHRINGER AND ERIK AGARD

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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