New York Times Sun­day Crossword

Tak­ing the Fifth

The Denver Post - - LIFE & CULTURE - No. 0312; By Alan Arbesfeld, Edited By Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Chest pro­tec­tors 7 The 2000s, with

“the” 14 Camry com­peti­tor 20 Fisher of fash­ion 21 Com­ing up 22 1943 con­fer­ence site 23 “Put that South­ern state on next month’s agenda”? 25 Like some wed­ding

cakes and sta­di­ums 26 Sulk 27 Pooh’s pal 28 New York : The Big Ap­ple :: ____ : The Big Guava 30 Pain in the neck 31 Go off course 32 What a male babysit­ter may sport? 36 Panama, e.g.: Abbr. 37 Numb­skull 38 Mi­nus­cule, in­for­mally 39 Ro­man­tic li­ai­son 42 Shared with, as a

story 45 End­ing with chick 46 Spoils, in a way 47 Play­ing a fifth N.F.L.

pe­riod, say 48 Ro­ma­nian cur­rency 50 Cap­i­tal of Ye­men 54 Race pace 55 ____ vo­lente (God

will­ing) 56 Like a fired Broad­way

star? 59 Small hand­ful 62 Co­me­dian Smirnoff 64 Auric Goldfin­ger, to

James Bond 65 Leave thun­der­struck 66 Color in “Amer­ica the

Beau­ti­ful” 68 Do to do 69 A.A.A. and B.B.B. 71 Jai ____ 72 One in a crowd at a

book­store? 73 To­tal 74 Bil­liards fea­ture 75 South Amer­i­can

greet­ing 76 Eskimo-____ lan­guages 77 Win­ter hrs. in Vail 78 Sweaty, ir­ri­ta­ble rab­bit? 83 Suf­fix with nod84 Fol­low 86 Re­ally bother 87 Grp. in the Os­car-win­ning doc­u­men­tary “Ci­ti­zen­four” 88 Ku­nis of “Black

Swan” 89 Stuck 92 Bit of bar food 94 Real hoot 96 Com­mo­tions 97 Set­ting for many Stephen King nov­els 99 “The Per­sis­tence of

Mem­ory” artist 100 “Pen­cils down!” 101 What’ll feed ev­ery­one at a tailgate party? 104 “What else could it

be?!” 107 Road to the Fo­rum,

e.g. 108 “Lover­girl” singer

____ Marie 109 Christ­mas-song con­trac­tion 110 Broad­way star

Rivera 112 Su­per­model Bünd­chen 114 Re­formed bar­bar­ian? 118 Start of a mar­i­tal

spat? 119 2000s TV hit set in

Bal­ti­more 120 Guin­ness en­try 121 Vo­cal qua­vers 122 A cross might be

given for it 123 In­vites across the

thresh­old

DOWN

1 Held in re­serve 2 Queen top­per 3 Jos­tle 4 Move, in­for­mally 5 Is un­obliged to 6 Sol­dier, for one 7 Cur­tain fab­ric 8 Ticked off 9 Wear and tear 10 Some sporty cars 11 Pop­u­lar land­scap­ing

plants 12 Com­pact 13 Dreaded com­ment

on a re­turned exam 14 Lead-in to boy or girl 15 Is­land chain? 16 1993 film that gar­nered Best Actress and Best Sup­port­ing Actress Os­cars 17 Turn­around too

tempt­ing to pass up? 18 Wand wielder 19 “What hap­pened

next?” 24 Puz­zle in­ven­tor Ru­bik 29 Brandy fruit 33 Un­pop­u­lar baby

name 34 For­ma­tion fliers 35 Hour in the grave­yard shift 37 Tar­get of a 1972 ban 40 It’s in­escapable 41 “Shoot!” 42 Nice piece of change 43 Plays with­out a break 44 “Check out the Ar­gen­tine soc­cer star!”? 45 500, e.g. 49 Ex­erci­ta­tion 51 Grp. that might have

a launch party 52 Where kids get creative in school 53 Div­ing equip­ment coin­vented by Jac­ques Cousteau 56 Shout from an arm

wa­ver 57 Ex­o­dus 58 They may have many

chap­ters 60 Part of the brain that con­trols in­vol­un­tary func­tions 61 Reds, Blues or

Browns 63 World Cup chant 67 Start to prac­tice? 70 Sched­ule po­si­tion 79 Baltic Sea feeder 80 2005 hor­ror se­quel 81 Un­der­cover op­er­a­tion 82 Stuffy-sound­ing 85 Heav­enly 88 Pic­ture of health, in

brief? 89 Tense 90 First African-Amer­i­can to win a Best Ac­tor Os­car 91 Tivoli’s Villa d’____ 93 At­trac­tions for bees 95 They’re al­ways tired 97 French ice-cream

fla­vorer 98 Lessener 99 Gos­sip 102 Moor 103 “____ where they

ain’t” 104 Nat­u­ral-his­tory mu­seum ex­hibits, for short 105 Cen­ters of early

de­vel­op­ment 106 Com­poser who

taught Beethoven 108 “Bill & ____ Ex­cel­lent

Ad­ven­ture” 111 Pawn 113 Short, for short 115 1945 bat­tle site,

in­for­mally 116 2018 Su­per Bowl

num­ber 117 In­ter­net ____ (what

we live in)

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