BIG X

AMER­ICA’S BIG­GEST CROSS­WORD

Globe - - SPECIAL REPORT - By JOHN Mc­CARTHY

ACROSS

1 Su­per Sun­day score 6 Cook­out

fa­vorite

11 Ian Flem­ing’s

007 (2 wds.) 16 Study aids 17 Film­maker

B. DeMille 18 Lariat 19 Sim­i­lar 20 39.37 inches 21 By way of 22 Hang loose 23 Bri­tish

no­bles 25 Crime site 27 Dixie break­fast dish

30 Feeds the

kitty 32 Rugby

for­ma­tion 33 QB Man­ning 34 Ten­ant 36 “Laugh­ing”

car­ni­vores 38 Tic-___-toe 39 Gandhi set­ting 41 French farewell 43 Horse­shoes

score 46 Doc­tors

With­out ___ 47 Beer ___

Polka 50 Look

for­ward to 53 Gin mill 54 Cy­clone

cen­ter 55 Pull off 58 Poor-box

con­tents 59 Craftsper­son 62 Car­bon ___

(CO2) 63 Caplet 64 Se­niors’

org.

66 Bury 68 Fought 72 Tony win­ner

LuPone 73 Coun­try

bump­kin 76 In­for­mal 79 Fish hawk 81 Specs 82 Pro­fes­sion 84 Rel­a­tive by mar­riage (hyph.) 85 Blond

shade 86 Lit­tle tyke 87 To­bacco pipe 88 Based on fact

91 River of Venezuela 92 Fa­mil­iar with

(2 wds.) 95 Se­in­feld

gal 97 Rain­bow

color

99 Hint at

100 Al­low to

worsen

103 Jus­tice

Ka­gan

104 Cab

106 At a dis­tance 108 Web spin­ners 111 Pizza spice 115 Zealot

117 Lane in The Pro­duc­ers 119 Base­ball of­fi­cial

120 ABBA’s Mamma

___

121 Light bulb in­ven­tor

124 Creamy

hol­i­day drink 126 Su­per­stores 127 Long step

129 Clam’s home 130 Monastery

head

131 Car­iou of Blue

Bloods

132 Night­mares 135 Worked

the soil

139 Ac­tor Gib­son 140 Coun­try es­tate

142 Twelve dozen 143 Main artery 145 Spud State 146 21-gun salute 148 “It” game

149 Hot tub

150 Mid­day meal 152 Hack­neyed 153 Start a

gar­den

154 Snow mound 155 Fa­ther Christ­mas 156 Scot­land cap­i­tal 157 Vi­o­lent vor­tex 158 Suck­ers

DOWN

1 Cit­rus hy­brid 2 Talk 3 Towel word 4 Spe­cial time 5 Jefferson

coin

6 Cuts in two 7 Desert

delu­sion 8 Sushi eel 9 Like

mead­ows 10 40th

Pres­i­dent 11 El­bow and knee, e.g. 12 Mild cheese 13 To­tal 14 River­bank rol­licker

15 Ivy League school 24 Look for 26 Close

28 Rue the day 29 Treys 31 Caught 32 Climbed

El Cap­i­tan 35 Na­tive

Is­raeli

37 City in the

Ruhr 40 Party food 42 Ap­ple cider

girl 44 Slanted

let­ters 45 Sparkle 48 Weather­vane

bird

49 Tall build­ing 51 Cae­sar’s 12 52 Ac­claim 56 Li­ons and

Tigers, e.g. 57 Road­ster 60 Coastal in­let 61 Un­touched

serve 63 Ap­pro­pri­ate 65 Arc­tic beast

(2 wds.) 67 Kings and

queens 68 Lit­tle ___ (Custer’s last stand) 69 Swap­ping 70 Nim­ble 71 Twist 72 Snap­shot 74 Taco top­ping 75 Hawk­eye 77 Tree 78 Mar­riage 80 Sa­jak of TV 83 Fi­nale 89 Place for a

fan

90 X num­ber of 93 Rigby of

song 94 Raised a

glass to 96 From the

Old Sod 98 Beaded adders

101 Slip up

102 Chili ___ carne

105 Small bat­tery 107 Much ___ About Noth­ing 109 Span­ish rice dish

110 Glu­cose and su­crose

111 Aida, for

one

112 Texas bor­der city

113 Take into cus­tody

114 Ne­braska city 115 Ob­served

Ra­madan

116 High

stan­dards

117 Grand Ole Opry city

118 It’s bro­ken in over­time

122 Tor­pedo

launcher 123 D.C. ball club 125 Mob­ster 128 Liv­ing for­ever 132 Peacelov­ing

133 Look up to 134 Chatty bird 136 Priest

137 Crown

138 Boone or Craig 141 Hawai­ian is­land

144 Har­vests 147 Jar­gon

151 Busy air­port

155 Hit the slopes

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