The Arizona Republic

NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD

- EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ

1 ____ Page, the Queen of

Pinups

7 Flavorful meat coating 15 End-of-week cry 19 O.K. to play, in a way 20 Obsession with a

single subject 22 Country’s McEntire 23 “We can’t play that game — I can’t reach it on our shelf!” 25 Operating system

developed at Bell Labs 26 Onetime White House

family

27 Corroded 28 Sunken-ship sites 30 Travel option

for Birthright trips 31 Natural-gas component 34 Dress (up)

35 Standout

36 Turning point in history 38 “My sincerest apologies, but that game is off the table” 43 Unearth

46 Bills

47 Many a Snapchat posting 48 Suit that’s hard to get

into

51 Old Buick

53 What’s plucked in “she loves me, she loves me not”

54 “We can’t play that game unless we borrow someone else’s” 56 Laughs and laughs 57 French city grid 58 People vis-à-vis gods 59 It’s a trek

60 “It ____” (“Who’s

there?” reply) 61 Show overuse, as a sofa 62 They may have

attachment­s

63 Strand 65 Hammarskjö­ld once of

the U.N.

68 Provisions

70 ____ school

71 Bone connection with convex and concave fittings

73 ____ Mode, woman in

“The Incredible­s” 75 Word repeated in the openings of “Star Wars” movies

76 “I’m begging you, let’s

not play that game!” 77 Antinuclea­r treaty topic 79 Pop-up site

80 Daniel who wrote

“Flowers for Algernon” 81 Island greetings 82 Take over

83 Info in dating profiles 85 “No, that game would

be over in a flash” 88 One of 26 for

Walt Disney 91 Common filler words 92 Common filler words 93 “If you are always trying to be ____, you will never know how amazing you can be”: Maya Angelou 96 Praise for a picador 98 Frida Kahlo,

por ejemplo

100 Novelist McEwan 101 Grammy winner Mary

J. ____

102 Cosmonaut Gagarin 103 “I’ve finally decided!

I’m …”

109 Small matter

110 “Looking to go

somewhere?”

111 Densest natural

element

112 Bead source

113 Officials in

ancient Rome

114 They vary from past to present

GAME HUNTING BY ROSS TRUDEAU

ACROSS DOWN

1 Isolated hill

2 Surround with light 3 1996 Robert De Niro/ Wesley Snipes psychologi­cal thriller 4 Bird in a holiday song 5 “Black ____,” Georgia O’Keeffe painting at the Met

6 Ewoks or Jawas, in brief 7 One of academia’s

Seven Sisters 8 Impersonat­e

9 It might result in

a defensive TD 10 Aviary sound

11 Full of broodiness, say 12 Cheerleade­r’s cheer 13 Synchroniz­ed states 14 Narcissist’s quality 15 Who you really are 16 M F M, e.g.

17 One of the first birds released by Noah after the flood, in legend 18 Kind of number not

much seen nowadays 21 “Of course!”

24 Krazy ____ of the comics 29 More villainous 31 Hosp. readout 32 Penalties for illegal

bowls in cricket 33 Largest active

Antarctic volcano 34 Little ’un

37 Vessels seen

in 2004’s “Troy” 39 Like albino alligators 40 General ____ chicken 41 Work (up)

42 Things needed in passing? 44 Supervilla­in

in DC Comics

45 More smoky, as Scotch 48 Goals

49 Bird named for a Titan 50 Polling calculatio­ns 52 Spill coffee on, maybe 53 Blandishme­nt

55 Actor’s honor, informally 56 Rigid

59 Attacked

60 They’re shared among

friends

63 Whiz

64 Classic work whose “shorter” version comes in two vols. 66 Image on the ceiling of

la chapelle Sixtine 67 Classic Pontiacs

69 He’s often pictured

carrying an hourglass 71 Apply haphazardl­y 72 It comes just before a

period

73 List-ending abbr. 74 Scale site

75 Fleet

76 When doubled,

dismiss out of hand 78 Low voices

79 Turn’s partner 82 Secondary loan signer 84 D.C. insider

86 Get-go

87 Old vacuum tube 89 Suspect statements? 90 Fix, as a model plane 94 ____-nest

95 Aesop’s “The ____ and

the Grasshoppe­r” 97 Is for all intents and

purposes

98 Taurus or Touareg 99 ____ Marino

101 Big name in speakers 102 Go on and on

104 Tyrant Amin

105 Catch

106 “Despicable Me”

protagonis­t

107 Ominous sight

at a beach

108 Go bad

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