Boston Herald

LA TimES CROSSWORD:

- “GET WISE” By MATT SKOCZEN Edited by Joyce Nichols Lewis

ACROSS

1 Jelly Roll Morton genre 8 Benjamin 13 Kind of manner 20 Repertoire 21 Riveting WWII icon 22 Volatile solvent 23 Irish region named for a literary nobleman? 25 Vehicle in a pit 26 Works with purls 27 Easy comparison 28 Heartache 30 “Star Wars” antagonist 31 Commiserat­ion at a cookout? 35 Inquire 38 Advance with determinat­ion 40 “The Purloined Letter” author 41 Cream additive 42 __-jongg 45 Normandy city 46 Bro, for one 48 Spent 49 Bouquets 51 Sham indignatio­n? 56 San Juan __: California mission city 59 Athlete-turned-sportscast­er Rashad 60 “Weeds” law org. 61 Word with rule or show 62 Wears down 65 USG successor 66 “It’s __ a while” 67 Excited cry from a gemologist? 71 Short rules? 74 Female lobster 75 Wells’ island doctor 76 Degrade 80 Junior Olympic Games org. 81 __ Tranquilit­y 83 Feature of much commercial maple syrup 85 Dilemma presented by a suspicious peace offering? 89 “Yeah, right!” 90 Ho-hum feeling 91 India is home to a plurality of its employees 92 __ Victoria 94 Remote needs 95 “Do-Re-Mi” critter 96 Three Kingdoms Chinese state 99 Trading post visitors 103 Nutrition fig. 104 Young farm animals’ taxi company? 106 Radio switch 110 Middle Jackson sister 111 Uzbekistan, once: Abbr. 112 Farm song letters 113 Coup member? 116 Cues from the Miracles’ lead singer? 121 Loom power source 122 White-plumed heron 123 Hot air 124 Gave the okay 125 Framing supports 126 Night flights

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1 Spaces for spices 2 Rice-__ 3 Astronaut’s apparel 4 5, in 2.5 5 QB’s concerns 6 5, in 5/8, say 7 The past, in the past 8 Buster of old Hollywood 9 Game with strikers 10 Nittany Lions’ sch. 11 Jed Clampett’s find 12 Needle 13 Hispanic city area 14 Whist relative 15 Shill 16 Booyah or bouillabai­sse 17 Games org. 18 CSI stuff 19 Poetic adverb 24 __ to go: eager, colloquial­ly 29 On the facing pg. 31 Really good time 32 Block ending 33 Mozart’s “__ fan tutte” 34 Textbook segment 35 Refer (to) 36 Nighttime shindig 37 Ugandan neighbor 39 “The Plough and the Stars” playwright Sean 41 TV alien 42 Apple offerings 43 Depleted sea 44 Southweste­rn native 47 Song cry heard here, there and everywhere? 48 Furthermor­e 50 Golden touch king 51 “You __ out?” 52 Internet link 53 Sequence of online posts 54 Saturate 55 Nicole Kidman’s island birthplace 57 Try again 58 Playground crack? 63 That, to Tito 64 Classic Fender, for short 66 One way to get around town 68 Vincent van Gogh’s brother 69 Actress Lamarr 70 Harsh critic 71 Very violent, perhaps 72 Made 73 Mali neighbor 77 R o contents 78 Poet Teasdale 79 Cockney toast opener 81 __ lodge 82 “Good” day occurring once a yr. 84 “Okey-__!” 86 Snake 87 Declines 88 Human rights lawyer Clooney 92 Skeptical 93 BOS posting 96 Rooster feature 97 Runs off to wed 98 Boston __ 100 Wagered 101 Den furnishing­s 102 Jeanne d’Arc, par exemple 104 Reese’s output 105 Relieves 107 Rich, as tomato sauce 108 Dijon daughter 109 Exodus leader 110 It’s usually played by a star 112 “Yikes!” 113 Mark and Luke: Abbr. 114 “Deathtrap” playwright Levin 115 Island garland 117 Co. heads 118 Okla. campus with a Prayer Tower 119 6-Down is in it: Abbr. 120 Hot state

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