THIS WEEK’S BIG CROSSWORD

Woman’s Day (Australia) - - Puzzles -

ACROSS

1. School prin­ci­pals 9. Cal­lously 15. Flow out (from) 16. In­sect grub 17. Con­fronted (fears) 19. Ex­pect 21. Im­proper (in­flu­ence) 22. Elegance 23. In­sis­tent 24. Frog­man’s gear 25. Broader 27. Horse re­straint 29. Medi­ocre (2-2) 31. Saw us through, ... us over 33. Rock shelf 35. Re­moved 38. Kin­der 40. En­clo­sure 42. Ser­pent 43. Lev­els (the score) 44. Ar­dent 46. Wanes 48. US 10-cent coins 49. Hooter 50. Jockey’s boot spike 51. In­done­sian dish 53. Of the nose 55. Tin­gle 56. Acro­bat 58. Dif­fer­ing 61. Colour 63. One-spot card 65. En­mesh 69. Lower (one­self) 71. From Nairobi or Mom­basa 72. Spec­i­men 74. Loan note (1,1,1) 75. Pen­cil-mark re­movers 76. Cow­boy movie 77. Mil­i­tary avi­a­tion fa­cil­ity (3,4) 78. Beau­tify 79. Is­raeli port, ... Aviv 80. Milk sugar 81. Per­ox­ide 84. Strolls 87. De­presses 91. As well as 93. Telepa­thy (1,1,1) 94. Heart­felt 97. Crit­i­cised bru­tally 100. Highly ex­cited 101. Diner 103. Scat! 105. Present 106. Rove 107. The­atri­cal piece 108. Dole (out) 109. Re­quest 110. Cur­tain 111. Duck­ling’s dad 113. Un­com­mon 115. Ac­tor, ... Devito 117. By­pass 120. New Zealand na­tive 122. Lan­guishes 124. Prince Wil­liam’s wife 127. Messy per­son 129. Preda­tory bird 131. Gateaux 133. Dig up 134. Striped equine 136. Ex­clu­sive group 137. Es­cort 138. Wear away by weath­er­ing 139. Car crash 140. Past mas­ter (3,4) 141. Cam­paign or­gan­is­ers 142. Por­ta­ble stairs

DOWN

1. Cor­ri­dor 2. Ven­ti­lated 3. Scant 4. Couch 5. Func­tion host 6. Fam­ily ve­hi­cle 7. Largest desert 8. Harm 9. Qual­i­fy­ing rounds 10. Ac­crue 11. Bal­let dress 12. Com­pare 13. Teamed (with) 14. Pro­duced 18. Land mea­sures 20. Sym­bolic pic­tures 26. Aged 28. Venice is there 30. Vast body of wa­ter 32. Per­sian 34. Swabs lightly 35. Child’s toy, ... bear 36. Ja­panese robe 37. Ants’ homes 39. Chilly 41. First Greek let­ter 45. At­tract (penalty) 47. Trilled 49. ... & hearty 52. Throb painfully 54. Re­gion 56. Wow! 57. Turn (hide) into leather 58. TV watch­ers 59. Con­tacted 60. En­croach (upon) 62. In­nu­mer­able 64. Clash­ing in­stru­ments 66. Less abun­dant 67. Phe­nom­e­nal 68. Least chal­leng­ing 70. Eighth, ..., tenth 71. Malaysia’s ... Lumpur 73. Ram’s mate 75. Elec­tric fish 82. Pond 83. Me­dia pro­mo­tions 85. Small gar­den plot 86. Heroic tale 88. Heav­enly be­ing 89. De­base 90. Rip-off 92. Dan­ger 94. Red-rind cheese 95. African na­tion 96. Un­til now (2,3) 98. Con­trib­uted 99. Avoid 101. Make (wage) 102. Re­spond 103. Slug rel­a­tive 104. Of­fice re­minder 109. Spoils rot­ten 110. Em­bank­ments 112. Lodge firmly 114. Ap­pears 116. Up­ward climb 118. Work too hard, ... it 119. Berlin lan­guage 121. Har­vested 123. Ear­lier 125. Bon­fire residue 126. EU cur­rency units 127. Loses (fur) 128. Holed at­mos­phere layer 130. Pottery var­nish 132. Mar­tial art, ... fu 135. Chime

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