MON­STER CROSS

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ACROSS

1 Spi­ral toy in box A (6) 4 Tree skin (4)

6 Slightly open (4)

10 Lim­ited (6)

12 Ex­ist­ing (5)

14 Sac­ri­fi­cial ta­ble (5) 15 Crafts­man (9) 16 Ger­maine ---, author (5) 17 Pa­per-fold­ing art (7) 18 Make a mess of (4) 19 Fe­line (3)

21 Kath­mandu na­tive (8) 25 Gi­gan­tic, mas­sive (4) 27 Cab­bage va­ri­ety (4) 28 Egg dish (8)

32 Tonic's part­ner (3) 33 Cap­tain Hook's first mate (4)

35 Builder of new res­i­den­tial es­tates (9) 38 Di­vert at­ten­tion (8) 40 Rus­sian ruler (4)

42 Rocky table­land (4) 43 Sup­pli­cate (7)

44 Dire sit­u­a­tion (6)

47 Elite (4)

49 Noted, fa­mous (7) 51 Kampala's na­tion (6) 52 Princess ---, Luke Sky­walker's sis­ter (4)

53 Fit of rage (4)

55 Cov­ers against loss (7) 57 Clear of guilt (7) 60 Fa­natic (6)

64 Fe­male per­former (7) 68 Mi­crochip ma­te­rial (7) 72 Light brown (3) 74 Quickly, in mu­sic (6) 76 Box B Mat­tel doll (6) 77 Af­fir­ma­tive vote (3) 78 Ja­panese comic (5) 79 Al­ge­bra sub­ject (5) 80 In­let (3) 81 Small horse (4) 82 Spry (5) 83 Large ray (5) 85 --- hoop, hip­swiv­el­ling ring in box C (4)

87 Suc­cess­ful song (3) 88 Re­moved mois­ture (5) 90 Tal­ent, abil­ity (5) 91 Kan­ga­roo (col­loq) (3) 92 Noisy baby's toy (6)

95 Fill with anger (6)

98 23rd Greek let­ter (3) 99 Press­ing clothes (7) 103 One who tick­les the ivories (7)

106 Don­key's cry (6)

109 Idea, no­tion (7)

112 Put a fence around (7) 113 Kept in (4)

115 Shave (4)

117 Texan city (2,4) 118 Tan­gle, in­ter­lace (7) 119 Hip­pie mu­si­cal (4) 120 Reap­ing hook (6) 122 Uses a sieve (7)

124 Diva's solo (4)

126 Just pass­able (2-2) 128 Plank for rid­ing on in

box D (10) 132 Sum­moned a spirit (7) 134 Cry-baby (4) 136 Beer va­ri­ety (3)

137 Small South Amer­i­can mon­key (8)

140 Rolled ---, por­ridge (4) 142 De­clares, ut­ters (4) 144 Sen­ti­men­tal (8)

148 The Simp­sons Kwik-EMart owner (3)

149 Björn ---, Wim­ble­don cham­pion (4)

150 Jit­tery (7)

152 Cor­rupt (5)

153 Teach again (2-7) 154 More (5)

155 Plant se­cre­tion (5) 156 Caught (6) 157 --- cars, tiny ve­hi­cle

mod­els in box E (8) 158 In­flow (6)

DOWN

1 Cro­cus flower spice (7) 2 Chi­nese river (7) 3 Ab­sence of sound (7) 4 En­gaged (9)

5 Bel­low­ing (7) 7 Kingston's coun­try (7)

8 Cape Town cur­rency (4)

9 Shake­speare's moor (7)

10 Saucer-shaped toy in

box F (7)

11 Out­go­ing per­son (9)

13 --- pie, US dessert (5)

20 Seal in the juices (4)

22 Trousers (5)

23 --- Kudrow, star (4)

24 Take le­gal ac­tion (3)

26 Shows by ex­am­ple (11)

27 Ja­panese city (5)

29 Soft tis­sue scan (1,1,1)

30 Rent out (3)

31 Pit­falls (5)

32 Hand-held Nin­tendo

con­sole in box G (4,3) 34 --- Head, plas­tic model

toy in box H (2,6) 36 Fo­cus of an earth­quake (9)

Of a bal­lot (9) Sur­ren­der to (7) Pan-fry (5)

Boise's state (5) De­bonair (5) Plum-like fruit (4) Abates, al­le­vi­ates (5) Macadamia, eg (3) Dry, as wine (3)

--- Paquin, star (4) Ig­nore (4)

Lit­er­ary writ­ings (10) Al­ka­line so­lu­tion (3) Make lace (3)

Open tart (4)

Chief of­fi­cer (9) In­ter­pre­ta­tion (9) Ex­ter­nal form (5)

--- Sam, film (1,2) Ob­jec­tive (9) Ob­struc­tions (9)

Tidy (4)

Walker (10) 75 De­feat, van­quish (7)

83 African tribe (5)

84 Re­tail out­let (4)

86 Box I stringed toy (2-2) 89 Noise, racket (3) 93 Ocean fluc­tu­a­tion (4) 94 Cot­ton fi­bre (4)

96 Ut­most de­gree (3) 97 Devoured (3)

100 Poem (3)

101 En­large (8)

102 Ex­ult, be smug (5) 103 Ex­tremely steep (11) 104 Tassie's nick­name (5,4) 105 Tav­ern, pub (3)

107 Ital­ian cof­fee (8) 108 Re­gion, vicin­ity (4) 109 Board game with pawns and rooks (5) 110 --- Gable, ac­tor (5) 111 Say­ing, adage (7) 114 Ad­join­ing house (7) 116 Os­trich-like birds (5) 121 Seat (5)

123 Rips apart (5)

125 Cook in an oven (5) 127 Soup pod (4) 128 Splen­did, lav­ish (9)

129 --- friendly, green (3) 130 Bull­fight call (3) 131 Ruinous fate (4) 133 Tragedy (8)

135 Yoko ---, artist (3) 138 In low spir­its (7) 139 Cas­tle tow­ers (7) 141 Sud­den di­gres­sion (7) 143 Al­li­ga­tor pear (7)

144 --- cube, puz­zle toy in

box J (5'1)

145 Gin cock­tail (7)

146 Com­pli­cated, in­tri­cate (7)

147 Pig feeder (6)

151 Small sip of liquor (4)

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