Across THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSS­WORD

Vancouver Sun - - FEA­TURES -

1 Com­pany of­ten cited in busi­ness stud­ies about dis­rup­tive in­no­va­tion 6 Bar­be­cue ap­pli­ca­tions 10 Cen­ter of an ear 13 Au­tho­rized 18 Su­per­man, for one 19 Bit of Q.E.D. 20 Brian who cre­ated the Win­dows 95 start-up sound 21 Time-ma­chine op­tion

22 Bi­nary, as some ques­tions 23 Set­tled on 25 “Here’s the thing ...” 26 Make heads or tails of a sit­u­a­tion ... or an al­ter­na­tive ti­tle for this puz­zle

29 Like a pigsty 31 What an aglet is for a shoelace 32 Some pain re­liev­ers 35 Sharer’s word 36 ____ parm

39 Give a talk­ing-to 41 Bit of let­ter-shaped hard­ware

42 Food catcher

43 Got misty-eyed, with “up”

45 Tricksy ma­neu­ver 48 Bearded beast 49 Satel­lite sig­nal re­ceiver 51 Orange County’s ____ Beach 54 Whis­tle-blower in 2013 news 57 Don­key Kong and oth­ers 59 Dresses’ up­per sec­tions

61 Cherry, for one

63 Col­lege town in Iowa

65 Units in lin­guis­tics

67 Selfish sort

68 Home to the

Al­ham­bra

70 Con­fused

72 The in­vaders in Space In­vaders, in brief

73 Things held up to the ear

77 No­bel and Pulitzer win­ner Mor­ri­son 78 Part of a mis­sion 80 Un­fa­vor­able 82 Some cool­ers 84 Sur­geon’s tool 86 Slow­pokes

88 “30 for 30” net­work 90 Lab noise?

91 Lazy ____

93 Relied on no one else 95 [That knocked the wind out of me!] 97 Free of­fer­ing from a cafe

99 Cer­tain col­ors in print­ing 102 Bey­oncé’s role in 2019’s “The Lion King”

103 Hav­ing as a hobby

104 No-good­nik

107 ____-Tiki

108 One fight­ing against

Thanos

110 Kind of vis­ual puz­zle ... or what to do with each line in this puz­zle’s two shaded ar­eas 115 Lo­ca­tion in the Beach Boys’ “Kokomo”

117 Dog days of win­ter? 118 House-elf in the Harry Pot­ter books 121 Any one of the Magi, to Je­sus 122 Cousin of Inc. 123 Mount ____, much hiked peak in Yosemite

124 Not hide one’s feel­ings 125 Ap­ple­sauce brand 126 Drano com­po­nent 127 Site for hand­made goods 128 In­tro­duc­tion

Down

1 2 Kick World start? Cup cry 3 2007 Shia Labeouf thriller or a 2008 No. 1 hit by Ri­hanna 4 Hero of a Vir­gil epic 5 Bit of raised land 6 Some­one with all the de­sired qual­i­ties 7 Crav­ing

8 “Eww, gross” 9 “Leave it be” 10 ____ the En­ter­tainer (ac­tor and co­me­dian) 11 In ad­di­tion to 12 [Out of nowhere!] 13 Nin­tendo char­ac­ter with a green cap 14 Sum­mer com­plaint 15 State-of-the-art 16 Fum­ing state

17 X

21 Word be­fore phone or book

24 Lit­tle sala­man­ders 27 Word in the cor­ner of a TV news broad­cast

28 Paris’s Musée ____ (art mu­seum) 29 No-good­nik 30 Pounds 33 Brooks & ____ (coun­try duo) 34 Man’s nick­name found in con­sec­u­tive let­ters of the al­pha­bet

37 Like about half of the OPEC coun­tries 38 Dan­ish tourist at­trac­tion since 1968 40 Tone down 43 So­ci­ety at large 44 ____ ranch 46 Pro­moter of gen­der equal­ity, for short 47 Like some ten­nis shots and most push-ups 50 No-frills

52 Strike out 53 Ex­pert 55 Humdingers

56 The cir­cled let­ters in the first shaded area 58 Ti­tle for many a W.H. as­pi­rant 60 Sub­stance dis­charged

62 The cir­cled let­ters in the sec­ond shaded area

64 Ink con­tainer 66 Went un­used 68 Man­age to heave the ball be­fore time ex­pires 69 Dis­pense (with) 71 Hope­less from the start, slangily

Job in Egg Long brief seek­ers’ maker stretches needs, 74 75 76 79 81 83 The of Conf. the Golden Mid-amer­i­can Flashes

Jazz’s Car­toon who Krusty works Fitzger­ald Krab char­ac­ter at the

84 85 Vim Ar­ti­cle that’s and an of vigor ana­gram ap­parel of ap­parel other ar­ti­cles of

87 Length be­tween of noons time

89 90 Point Cries of out

dis­ap­point­ment

92 With full dis­clo­sure

94 Roof part

96 Sup­port­ing

98 Some­what

100 “That didn’t work!”

101 Foul mood

103 Earn­ings

105 Sights in the

Jerusalem sky­line

106 One of six in

Subaru’s logo

109 Over

111 Bit of raised land

112 Di­rec­tion in a film

script

113 ____ bro

114 Long stretches

115 Comic book

ono­matopoeia 116 Big whoop 119 A/C spec

120 Even so

KEEP THE CHANGE By RICKY Cruz / Edited By Will SHORTZ

No. 0405

So­lu­tion to last week’s New York Times Sun­day puz­zle

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