THIS WEEK’S BIG CROSSWORD

Woman’s Day (Australia) - - Puzzles -

ACROSS 1. Caribbean is­land 6. Fer­tile desert spot 10. Dan­ger­ously over­weight 14. Curved fruit 18. Hap­pen 19. Lit­tle crown 20. Fe­male re­pro­duc­tive or­gan 21. Brash new­comer 22. Ap­ple drink 23. Sense­less (com­ment) 24. An­ten­nas 25. Al­cove 26. Handed (out) 27. Clothes pressers 28. Ir­ri­gate 30. ESP, ... sense 32. With­out risk 35. Stayed at 39. Out­come 42. Strug­gle roughly 46. In any case 48. Came to shore 49. N African na­tion 50. Puz­zle 51. Out­lays money 53. His­tor­i­cal pe­ri­ods 55. Cloud­burst 57. Worked hard 58. Air­craft 60. Fine point 61. Antlered deer 63. River craft 64. Relin­quishes (ter­ri­tory) 65. Fab­ric in­sert 66. Knife 70. Rear­ward 73. Should, ... to 74. Take in (or­phan) 75. Tur­ret 76. Smudge 77. Branch 78. Scal­ly­wag 79. Be­douin 80. Sicily’s main­land 81. Nige­rian city 83. Ag­gra­vated 85. Need­ing a scratch 86. Placid 88. Votes into of­fice 91. Room within roof 93. Sil­ver bar 95. Rose spike 97. Mer­ri­ment 98. Bal­loon gas 99. Group of ten­nis games 100. Petrol rat­ing 101. Off-lim­its, ... area (2-2) 103. Verge 107. Beyond 109. Mod­i­fies (rules) 110. Pause punc­tu­a­tion mark 111. Up­per legs 112. Paper hanky 114. ... de corps 116. De­mand 118. Ad­vanc­ing cash 121. Iconic Aussie land­mark, ... Har­bour Bridge 123. Oc­ca­sion 127. Lock of hair 129. Ed­i­ble in­nards 131. Lan­guage of Wales 133. Drac­ula’s ti­tle 136. Hindu sect, Hare ... 137. Homo sapi­ens mem­ber 138. From Hous­ton or Dal­las 139. Soft leather 140. Un­ful­filled 141. Bellybutton 142. Flood bar­rier 143. Most up­tight 144. Fixes 145. Trudges 146. More sor­did DOWN 2. First Greek let­ter 3. Suit­abil­ity 4. ... on the cob 5. Lively 6. In­jured cry 7. March/april birth sign 8. News story 9. Warning sig­nals 10. The East 11. Elas­tic ring, rub­ber ... 12. Of sound 13. Al­ways 14. Trade­marks 15. ... and nays 16. Sour­ness 17. Ap­por­tion 28. Shrivel 29. Car club meet­ing 30. Sub­ma­rine sen­sor 31. Chop­ping 33. Ban­queted 34. Sub­mit­ting (tax re­turn) 36. Offhand­edly 37. In­nate 38. Can­di­dates’ as­sess­ment 40. Low­est ranked sol­dier 41. Pied Piper of ... 43. Aged photo hue 44. Clung (to) 45. Op­po­site 47. Hurry, make ... 52. To­tally de­stroyed 54. Sup­po­si­tions 56. “Not guilty” ver­dict 58. Throws over­board 59. Ex­per­i­men­tal plane flyer (4,5) 62. Fas­ten­ing 67. Lewis Car­roll hero­ine 68. Win­dow canopy 69. Blusher 70. Roused from nap 71. Ap­pren­tice­ship skill 72. Bake 82. Deep dis­tress 84. Evokes 86. Plans 87. Be­comes less stern 89. Ex­plain 90. Hor­ror writer, ... King 92. Ado­les­cents 94. Dog, ... shepherd 96. He­li­copter vane 97. Ten­der 102. Ad­dresses crowd 104. Hag­gard 105. Re­ver­ber­ate 106. Hock (goods) 108. Ad­van­tage 113. Nasal bone cav­i­ties 115. Tri­an­gu­lar-sided build­ing 117. New­born 119. Sports grounds 120. Foot arch 122. Fox­trot and tango 124. Gusto 125. Cham­pagne glass 126. Steam burn 128. Carve 129. Re­spon­si­bil­ity 130. In­ter­rupt­ing cough 131. Magic stick 132. Devil’s abode 134. In­di­vid­u­als 135. You (ar­chaic)

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