NEW YORK TIMES SUN­DAY CROSSWORD

Antelope Valley Press (Sunday) - - Puzzles - By Pa­trick Merrell / Edited by Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Bird grow­ing up Down Un­der

4 Rus­sian nov­el­ist Maxim

9 Honey

13 Sud­denly stand at at­ten­tion

19 Apt move when danc­ing the salsa?

20 Home of the Huskies, in­for­mally

21 “He’s like ____ to me”

22 Undo, leg­isla­tively

23 Not­with­stand­ing

25 It abuts wa­ter on only one of its four sides

27 At­tach, as a rib­bon

28 Pos­si­ble re­sult of late pay­ments, in­for­mally

30 Verb on a candy heart

31 Tithing por­tion

32 It’s an el­lipse

36 “Lit­tle House on the Prairie” girl

37 Ital­ian “dar­ling”

38 Like drum­heads

39 Frank­ish fin­ish

41 Inker’s art­work

42 Meet­ing ex­pec­ta­tions

45 Source of An­drew Carnegie’s for­tune

47 Heir ex­ten­sion?

49 Lam­baste

51 Com­peti­tor

54 Of all time

58 Im­per­son­ator’s skill

59 It was pre­dom­i­nantly Ger­man

64 Sci-fi char­ac­ter de­picted as a glow­ing red dot

65 Pun­jab’s capital

66 Things around a clover­leaf

67 Foot­print maker

70 Give ____ on the wrist

72 Jen­nifer who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-win­ning “A Visit From the Goon Squad”

73 Cur­rently

77 Van Gogh mas­ter­work

80 Move off­shore, say

83 It’s an Amer­i­can name for a Ger­man game

85 Fuel mileage, for ex­am­ple

87 Gam­bling game akin to bingo

88 Drift ice pieces

89 Vouch for

91 Let­ters on an in­com­plete syl­labus

93 Se­ri­ous

97 Like par 2 holes among all holes in minia­ture golf

98 Rap­per Tone ____

101 ____ the Or­ange

(Syra­cuse mas­cot)

104 Pre­ten­tious

105 De­fib­ril­la­tor pros

106 Some rec­tan­gu­lar tablets

108 They’re of In­dian ori­gin

113 Wind-up toys?

114 It’s of­ten per­formed by

105-Across

115 Sounds of en­light­en­ment

116 Like bi­cy­cle chains

118 It’s a wood­wind from Cen­tral Europe

121 One­time home of the Vik­ings and the Twins

124 Make lit­ter-proof?

125 Whole­hearted en­dorse­ment

126 Flanged struc­tural sup­port

127 Yang’s op­po­site

128 Cool red giants

129 U.S. viti­cul­ture re­gion

130 Print­ing hues

131 It starts in Mar.

DOWN

1 Make amends?

2 They’re com­pacter than com­pacts

3 Miffed

4 It’s a ro­dent na­tive to the An­des

5 Mo. when the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB all have games 6 Uniden­ti­fied per­son in a suit

7 Big name in the soup aisle

8 Over­runs

9 Highly dec­o­rated

10 Erup­tion par­tic­u­lates

11 When dou­bled, a Yale

foot­ball song

12 Sur­vive

13 ____ Lanka

14 Spoons, e.g.

15 Cop ____

16 It’s a legume

17 Hindu tra­di­tion that’s two men’s names in re­verse

18 Trite

24 Pop­u­lar mi­crowave snack

26 What avengers get

29 Exam for many sophs. and jrs.

33 Sec­ond-most-pop­u­lar Viet­namese sur­name (af­ter Nguyen)

34 Kitt who played Cat­woman on TV

35 In ____ de­vel­op­ment

40 Ex­punges

42 Home to the Sun­dance Film Fes­ti­val

43 Salt’s hip-hop coun­ter­part

44 Aer­o­batic ma­neu­ver

46 Tart dessert

48 Vin­tage-look­ing shade

50 La-la lead-in

52 Pre­ven­tive medicine, slangily

53 “Star Wars” nick­name

55 Short story

56 West end?

57 Pix­e­lat­ed­ness, for short

60 Ab­hors

61 Slices of life: Abbr.

62 His­toric dis­cov­ery

63 Umami en­hancer, for short

65 What diet prod­ucts of­ten con­tain

68 Al­ter­na­tive in­di­ca­tion

69 First, last, male or fe­male name

71 Gilded chest in the Bi­ble

73 Cathy’s comics cry

74 Not just any

75 Fish that’s 69-Down re­versed

76 High-grade USMC en­lis­tee

78 Lima lady: Abbr.

79 Re­gard

81 Atoms

82 A rancher might pull one over a calf

84 Corner­stone abbr.

85 They’re lousy places to sleep

86 “To re­peat ...”

90 Sub­dued

92 More over­bear­ing

94 Huff­in­g­ton of jour­nal­ism

95 Septen­nial symp­tom?

96 Charis­matic

98 Com­pares (to)

99 Throws in one’s two cents

100 It usu­ally comes from sheep

102 Dash dial

103 Un­matched sock, in­for­mally

107 Silty spot

109 Wel­com­ing whiff

110 Phrase be­fore a date

111 Eponym of a Lon­don in­surer

112 High­way haulers

117 Park­ing-lot sou­venir

119 AARPers

120 Part of a gym set

122 Bagged leaves?

123 Dashed

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