L.A. TIMES SUN­DAY PUZZLE

The Washington Post Sunday - - DIVERSIONS - EDITED BY RICH NOR­RIS AND JOYCE NI­CHOLS LEWIS

“FOR MOM” By BRUCE HAIGHT

ACROSS

1 Sharp group 6 Stage award 10 “Kisses,

dahling” 14 NASA nods 18 Bea­tles’ “White Al­bum” song whose ti­tle fol­lows “If you want me to” 19 Cost of liv­ing? 20 “Yikes!” 21 Beat­nik’s

“Gotcha” 22 Ty­coon, e.g. 24 Bi­b­li­cal verb 25 Bete __ 26 On one’s game 27 Euterpe 29 Unyield­ing 30 Map fea­ture 32 Crux 33 Re­sort of a sort 36 One brought to

a potluck 39 Map abbr. 40 Drub­bing 41 Boater or

bowler 44 Antacid name

since 1872 48 Re­move 50 Con 51 K.T. of coun­try

mu­sic 52 Of­fer to pay 54 Venezia casino

win­ner 55 Fill with

mer­chan­dise 57 Tran­script info 58 One dig­ging

hard rock? 60 Just like that 61 Greet with a

beep 63 Takes ac­tion 67 Metro bar­rier 70 Ti­tle of honor 71 Rus­sian

re­fusals 72 En­counter stiff

com­pe­ti­tion 77 Toy, per­haps 81 Nov­el­ist Se­ton 82 In­vite to one’s

loft, say 83 Jones many

keep up with? 86 Blush rel­a­tive 87 Dummy

Mor­timer 89 Do wrong 90 One way to split 92 Move, at

Cold­well Banker 93 Heave-ho 95 Willpower 99 Med­i­cal

re­search org. 100 Comics res­i­dent of the Oke­feno­kee Swamp 102 NATO found­ing

mem­ber 103 Jimmy on

sausage la­bels 104 Part of NATO:

Abbr. 105 Brass, e.g. 107 Prayer lead­ers 109 76-Down brand 111 Rich, and then

some 114 Land 120 Ma­jor pain 121 Be­cloud 122 Apt time to rec­og­nize this puzzle’s hon­oree 123 Pond denizens 124 In­dian tourist

city 125 Bind, in a way 126 Sw­erves 127 Gas across the

border 128 High­lander 129 Clut­ter 130 “Fid­dler” med­dler

DOWN

1 “La Bo­héme”

role 2 McGre­gor of

“Trainspot­ting” 3 Fa­milia girl 4 Trudges 5 Creamy sauce 6 __ Bis­cuit, prod­uct de­but of 1912 7 ’50s-’60s sit­com

nick­name 8 “The Wreck of the Mary Deare” au­thor Ham­mond __ 9 “MIB”

char­ac­ters 10 Con­struc­tion

units 11 Word of

pos­ses­sion 12 Manda­tory bet 13 Words af­ter “jolly” in an iconic ad 14 Af­faire de coeur 15 “Re­ally?!” 16 Diva Te

Kanawa 17 Some­thing to

build on 21 Cons 23 Theme 27 Whiz 28 Big beef 31 Kid’s plea 33 Ping-Pong shot 34 __ bean 35 “Good Eats”

host Brown 37 Sun blocker 38 Brief­case

fas­tener 40 Ruin,

weath­er­wise 42 “Dou­ble, dou­ble toil and trou­ble” time 43 This and this 45 En­er­gize 46 Rock genre 47 Heron cousin 49 Base­ball or

foot­ball 53 Re­ject 56 Simp­son trial

fig­ure Kaelin 58 Chicago ex­change, briefly, with “the” 59 Stag­ger 62 Fey in Amer­i­can

Ex­press ads 64 “Pronto!” 65 Do-it

your­selfer’s buy 66 Hol­ly­wood Walk of Fame sym­bol 68 Not as much 69 __ Pie 72 Wall builder 73 Bore­dom 74 Com­pact

sup­plies 75 Cer­tain bond,

briefly 76 Best Buy buy 78 Caused by 79 Rub­ber­neck 80 Mae­stro Solti 84 Out­stand­ing 85 Modeled, say 88 Ar­ranges

strate­gi­cally 90 “In my opin­ion

... ” 91 Au­thor

Chom­sky 94 It’s on the

house 96 X, at times 97 Pro­gres­sive

move­ment 98 An­tipasto fish 101 Ex­er­ciser’s

ac­ces­sory 106 Slowly, in

mu­sic 107 Toughen 108 Ripped off 110 Web­site charge 111 Locks in a

barn? 112 What seems

like for­ever 113 One of Chekhov’s “Three Sis­ters” 115 Duty 116 Pac-12 team 117 Har­bin­ger 118 Im­per­fec­tion 119 Where An­heuserBusch is BUD 122 “Ben-Hur”

stu­dio

An­swers to last week’s puzzle be­low.

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