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Penticton Herald - - PUZZLING - BY TOM MCCOY / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ

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1 Ex­perts 6 Ac­cord 12 The Harry Pot­ter nov­els, e.g. 18 Ex­ter­nal par­a­sites 20 Mi­nus­cule, cutesily 21 Not yet packed, say 22 An­other nick­name for Old Abe … or a de­scrip­tion of the cir­cled let­ter? 24 Got fit 25 Funny Brooks 26 Eight: Pre­fix 27 As­tro­naut’s place … 29 Aves. 30 Let out, as a sigh 33 Venus, but not Ser­ena 34 Truck­ful 35 A lid usu­ally cov­ers it at night 37 Naval rank: Abbr. 38 Coun­ter­part of Venus 42 Screen or par­ti­tion … 47 Kitchen-sink at­tach­ment 50 Much-dis­puted part of an air­plane 51 Where de­con­ges­tant spray goes … 53 An­i­mal with a snout 54 Can­di­date’s goal 57 “____ time” 58 Dis­con­tent 59 Al­ter­na­tively 60 Kind 61 Cel­lu­lar mes­sen­ger 62 CBS drama be­gin­ning in 2018 63 Neg­a­tive con­nec­tor 64 Cy­ber­ex­pert’s worry … 69 ____ Poke (caramel candy) 72 ____-rock 73 Each “O” of BOGO 74 “____ and the Real

Girl” (2007 com­edy) 75 “What have

I done!” 79 Part of an auto

garage’s busi­ness 81 Hawai­ian mash-up? 82 Prod­uct much ad­ver­tised dur­ing foot­ball games 83 Clutch 84 Of­fice de­vice … 87 “That’s my in­ten­tion” 89 At the end of the day 90 Heist fig­ure … 93 Gen­eral ____ chicken 94 Bear: Sp. 96 Soon 97 Mem­phis-to-Nashville dir. 98 Coinage dur­ing the 2008 pres­i­den­tial elec­tion 101 “Spi­der-Man” bad­die 103 ____ drive 106 Bit of good for­tune … 111 Some­thing you might get your mitts on 112 By birth 113 Away from work for a while 114 Store ban­ner … 118 Early ____ 119 Scowl­ing 120 Worry in East Africa 121 Some­thing to chew on 122 Some see-through cur­tains 123 “Ni-i-i-ice!”

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1 Com­mon pho­bia source 2 Over­turn 3 Omani money 4 Pow­er­ful arm 5 What a “sin­gle­ton” is, in base­ball lingo 6 City from which the U.S. moved its em­bassy in 2018 7 Big re­tailer of camp­ing gear 8 Mid­dle-earth denizen 9 About 10 Keep busy 11 Dr. Seuss ti­tle an­i­mal 12 Be a lousy bed­mate, say 13 Physi­cist Mach 14 Lit­tle protes­ta­tion 15 “Ain’t I some­thin’?!” 16 Cab­i­net dept. 17 Kind 19 Is on the up and up? 21 Part of a place set­ting 23 Mom-and-pop org. 28 Fol­low­ers of talks 31 “____ tu” (Verdi aria) 32 Chose not to 34 Whigs’ op­po­nents 36 “Wa­ter, wa­ter, ev­ery­where,” per Co­leridge 38 “You’re in my spot!” 39 Like an in­creas­ing amount of im­mi­gra­tion to the U.S. nowa­days 40 Rizzo in “Mid­night Cow­boy” 41 More cun­ning 42 The “r” of r = d/t 43 Kind of hy­giene 44 Ex­perts in the field? 45 Pub­lisher’s an­nounce­ment 46 Wet 48 Vis­its a school, maybe 49 Feel­ing with a dead­line ap­proach­ing 52 Like car­bon 12,

but not car­bon 14 55 Trip up 56 In­trin­si­cally 60 Eye­ball layer 61 Calif.’s 101, e.g. 62 Con­tain­ing iron 65 Gung-ho 66 Quick sig­na­tures,

quickly 67 Grammy win­ner

Corinne Bai­ley ____ 68 Poet who orig­i­nated the phrase “har­mony in dis­cord” 69 Apos­tle of Ire­land, for short 70 Lounges 71 Have be­cause of 76 Re­spond to a bumper sticker, maybe 77 Bill 78 Lilac or laven­der 80 Sec­tion at a zoo 81 Dis­tant source

of ra­dio waves 82 “X” isn’t re­ally one 83 Void 85 Wal­lop 86 Org. founded un­der Nixon 88 Gen­eral rule 91 “Aw, nuts!” 92 Con­verts to bi­nary,

e.g. 95 Lit­er­ally, “great O’s” 98 “Pretty slick!” 99 Ex­pres­sion of dis­may 100 “Gah!” 102 Egg: Pre­fix 103 Join 104 Have a feel­ing 105 Bring into the world 106 Truck­ful 107 Com­puter com­mand 108 Prob­lem for a plumber 109 Re­mained fresh 110 ____ chips (trendy snack food) 115 Scot’s re­fusal 116 Scot­tie’s warn­ing 117 ____ Am­s­ter­dam (name on colo­nial maps)

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