AMER­ICA’S BIG­GEST CROSS­WORD

Globe - - CELEBRITY NEWS - By JOHN McCARTHY

ACROSS 1 Like nov­els 6 Anteaters 11 Cookie nut 16 On fire

17 Hot Springs,

for one 18 Lawyer Perry 19 Cae­sar’s 210 20 N. Ire­land

cap­i­tal

21 Big sand­wich 22 Sold-out sign 23 Per­fect 10 25 Nest­ing sites 27 Good-sized 30 Mother-of­pearl 32 Speak 33 Thrilla in

Manila boxer 34 Tee shots 36 No longer

does (2 wds.) 38 Soup con­tainer 39 Deep pit 41 2001

com­puter 42 Flood

pro­tec­tion 44 Hal­loween

hand­outs 47 Dessert item 48 Green soup 49 Come to light 52 Main course 55 Florida Keys,

e.g. 58 Wash­ing­ton’s

veep 59 Bull’s-eye game 62 Rings up 64 Put a hex on 65 Re­pair 66 Mother’s sister 68 School­sup­port org. 69 Un­cer­tainty 71 Pre­fix for vi­o­let 74 NFL whistle­blower 75 En­ter col­lege 78 Sea ea­gle 79 As­sis­tance 81 Old Egypt 82 Buckle up 85 The Lion King

bad­dies 87 De­nounce 88 Car­toon ghost 90 Tor­tilla chip dip 91 Sick

92 Suf­fix for

sheep 93 Ne­braska city 94 Poly­ne­sian

skirt 97 Groups of

nine

100 Dis­tinc­tive

badge

103 Kind of prej­u­dice 105 LeBron James’ org. 107 Bib­li­cal boat 108 Suf­fix for cash 110 An­tipasto meat 112 Schumer in Train­wreck 113 Sand­wich wrap 114 All set 115 Tic-___-toe 116 One of the Three Bears 118 Strong­box 120 Draws close 122 “___ Christ­mas!” 124 U.S. Open win­ner Osaka 127 Novem­ber

birth­stone

129 Dais

131 Goes sin

134 Big gorge

136 Watch­dog

warn­ing

138 Arthur of

Maude

139 Epit­o­mize

141 Field a pop fly 142 Span­ish cheer 143 Maine col­lege

town

144 Maze run­ner 145 Libra

148 “How to Train Your ___” (2010)

152 Pos­sess

153 New Haven stu­dent

155 Blood of the gods

156 Stop

158 Ge­om­e­try

truth 159 All Shook Up singer

161 Ooh and ___ 162 Propane,

for one

163 NY time zone 165 Taxi

166 West­ern

167 Lob­by­ing

group

168 Ca­jun sauce 170 Or­ange

flow­ers

171 Gave up

the throne 172 Echo’s love DOWN

1 Make up a story 2 Slice the

turkey 3 Half of VI 4 Be­low zero 5 Item­ized 6 An­dre of

ten­nis

7 Gad about 8 Card dealer’s

head­wear 9 Gets the suds out

10 In­field base 11 Chi­huahua lo­cale

12 San Fran­cisco trans­port (2 wds.) 13 Tierra ___

Fuego

14 Had in mind 15 Bar­ris­ters 24 Sur­vived 26 Used a pen­cil

end

28 NYC ten­nis

sta­dium 29 Amount swal­lowed 31 Cap­i­tal of Greece 32 Ex­cept that 35 Ven­omous

snake

37 AOL let­ter 40 Nev­er­the­less 43 Com­pete 45 Try again for

ad­mis­sion 46 With­hold

one’s vote 50 Hired dates 51 Long-necked

an­i­mal 53 Born 54 Talk-show

medium 56 By ___ and

bounds 57 Bart Simp­son’s age

60 Cupid 61 Lu­cifer 62 Un­re­fined 63 Zhivago’s love 65 Vi­o­lent

whirlpool 67 Tease 69 Fash­ion show

col­lec­tion 70 Hazy

72 Libya neigh­bor 73 William Tell’s

skill 76 Shrine hold­ing 77 Ti­betan city 80 Thumbtwid­dler 83 Swell smell 84 Royal crown 86 Corn spike 89 Buddy 95 South­ern

state 96 Honda mini­van 98 Golfer Lopez 99 Ohio city

101 Rub­ber ducky’s “pond”

102 Went over the wall 104 Tehran ci­ti­zen 106 Paul

Bun­yan’s ox 109 Dutch cheese 111 Hun­gar­ian com­poser Franz

117 Be­fore now 119 “___ Pete’s sake!” 121 32-card game 122 Monte Carlo lo­cale

123 Ma­jes­tic

125 McCain’s 2008 op­po­nent

126 Old fridge 128 “Ten­nis ___?” 129 Ele­phant

130 Banned

in­sec­ti­cide 132 Self

133 North Pole

footwear 135 Mets’ league 137 Thorny flower 138 Roll­aways 140 Mileage in­stru­ment 145 “Darn!”

146 Saudi ___ 147 Par­roted

149 Kick one­self 150 Showed

shock

151 Vi­ta­min B3 154 Sur­gi­cal

beam

157 Horse­play 160 Pass­port stamps 164 Easter sym­bol 169 ASCAP ri­val

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