THE BIG CROSS­WORD

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ACROSS 1 Arm joint (5) 3 Cana­dian prov­ince (7)

8 --- Dick, novel about a white whale (4) 10 Tree branch (4) 13 String in­stru­ment (5) 14 --- Baba, folk hero (3) 15 Snakes and ---, board game (7) 17 Lower (6) 18 Large horned mam­mal (ab­brev) (5) 19 Per­pen­dic­u­lar (7) 20 Badge (6) 22 Sharp end (5) 23 Yel­low cit­rus fruit (5) 25 Burn slightly (5) 28 Iconic salty Aussie spread (8) 32 Chris­tian ---, ac­tor (6) 35 Not quite shut (4) 37 With mouth wide open (5) 39 Aid, help out (6) 40 Com­plainant (9) 41 Point of view (6) 42 Ara­bic coun­try (4) 43 Gather, ac­quire (5) 44 Re­strained, con­fined (4-2) 47 One who aban­dons their mil­i­tary duty (8) 50 Group of eight (5) 53 --- firma, earth (5) 55 --- Falk, TV’s Columbo (5) 57 Coun­cil taxes (5) 58 Scowled (7) 59 Oak nut (5) 60 Frog noise (6) 62 Thrifty (6) 64 Italy and Ger­many’s cur­rency (4) 65 Flock of geese in flight (5) 66 Jockey’s tool (4) 68 Car safety de­vice (6) 70 Royal chair (6) 72 --- Bar­nett, for­mer WA Premier (5) 73 Soon (7) 74 Fis­sure (5) 75 Sticky (5) 77 Marine haz­ards (5) 79 John ---, Rio Bravo and True Grit star (5) 82 Start (8) 86 Dol­phin fin (6) 89 Ath­letes foot (5) 90 Ver­ti­cally-chal­lenged Star Wars Jedi (4) 91 Pre­cious metal (6) 92 Based (9) 93 Fig­u­ra­tive com­par­i­son (6) 94 Flooded (5) 96 Broad rib­bon (4) 97 Pri­mate (6) 100 Make-up item (8) 104 Cow­boy’s rope (5) 107 --- Ron­stadt, US singer (5) 109 French good­bye (5) 111 Con­form (6) 113 Go into again (2-5) 114 Curb, re­strict (5) 115 On edge (6) 116 Bi­ased (7) 118 Ev­ery­one (3) 119 Re­cess, al­cove (5) 120 Re­vise, cor­rect (4) 121 Amer­i­can wild­cat (4) 122 Re­pel (7) 123 Num­ber in a trio (5) DOWN

1 Tusked marine mam­mal (6) 2 --- Ocean, body of water off Aussie west coast (6) 4 Bur­dened (5) 5 Lis­ten­ing or­gan (3) 6 Op­posed to (6) 7 The Jun­gle Book hero (6)

8 Cloak (6) 9 Google al­ter­na­tive (5) 10 Tra­di­tion (4) 11 Swan Lake or The

Nut­cracker, eg (6) 12 Boil slowly (6) 15 Bound along (4) 16 Pos­i­tive (4) 21 --- Gib­son, Aus­tralian ac­tor and di­rec­tor (3) 24 Chi­nese flavour en­hanc­ing ad­di­tive (1,1,1) 26 Edi­tion of a mag­a­zine (5) 27 Gleam, glim­mer (5) 29 Bright glow (5) 30 Ground meat (5) 31 Cor­rupt (5) 32 Salty wa­ters (4) 33 Savoury jelly (5) 34 Master of cer­e­monies (5) 35 At the apex (4) 36 Wane (5) 37 Dis­tant (4) 38 Abreast (5) 44 Money­bag (5) 45 In an in­nate way, or­gan­i­cally (9) 46 In­creases (3) 47 Fool­ish (4) 48 Swe­den’s cap­i­tal (9) 49 Famed movie dog (3,3,3) 50 Spo­ken (4) 51 Gummy (9) 52 Dress leather (3) 54 Steal, take (3) 56 La­bel (3) 61 In­fant’s pro­tec­tive gar­ment (3) 63 Card game with a Skip and Draw Four (3) 67 Flower part (5) 68 Poker bet (4) 69 Mytho­log­i­cal bird (3) 70 Wheel rub­ber (4) 71 Bread choice (3) 72 Fe­male bovine (3) 74 Com­pany head (1,1,1) 76 Nairobi’s coun­try (5) 78 Plants of a re­gion (5) 80 Span­ish friend (5) 81 --- Djokovic, Ser­bian ten­nis pro (5) 82 Avail­able money (4) 83 City in Florida (5) 84 Leaves, de­parts (5) 85 --- Lau­per, Girls Just Want to Have Fun

per­former (5) 86 Sprint (4) 87 Ball­room dance (5) 88 Map book (5) 89 Plat­ter (4) 95 Fall from grace (3) 97 North-east­ern Queens­land city (6) 98 Ag­ile (6) 99 Conger or mo­ray, eg (3) 100 Voice box (6) 101 Punc­ture, per­fo­rate (6) 102 Wob­ble (6) 103 Fresh­wa­ter fish (4) 104 Soothe (4) 105 Sea­son fol­low­ing spring (6) 106 Petrol rat­ing (6) 108 Per­fect, fit­ting (5) 110 --- on, pam­pers (5) 112 Mon­go­lian tent (4) 117 --- Dhabi, United Arab Emi­rates city (3)

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