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The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - YES I CAN X 18 By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

Aids for those far from the stage

Be a gawker

Q-tip

In ___ of (al­ter­na­tively) Back, to a cap­tain Non-P.C. fly­ers

Tidal bore Trans­gresses

Four canned things

Any mom in May

Bomb finder Em­bel­lisher

Where waves are cre­ated Ca­nine play­thing Dropped drug Formed

Se­ri­ously ban­dage up In­san­ity, in court

One cut­ting cor­ners?

Two canned things Honey al­ter­na­tive?

Toast type

Is not blind to Bathsheba’s ill-fated hubby Bit­terly harsh-tast­ing Hatch­ery sound Bridgeston­e abbr. Vi­o­lent and gory

Some de­scen­dants of Muham­mad (var.) 59 House­hold hot spot 61 Re­lax­ing spots

63 Four canned things 71 Bluish-green shade

72 Hor­rific event

73 De­rived by logic

74 Brings smiles to

78 Fourth-qtr. fol­low­ers

81 Not a fan­tasy

83 Toss as use­less

84 Some sports commentary 85 Trop­i­cal fever

86 “Mother” with lots of dirt 88 ___ Chris­tian An­der­sen 89 Three canned things 92 Pre­par­ing (with “up”)

94 Burn the out­side of

95 U.S. neigh­bor

96 Es­ti­mate fol­lower

97 Dines sim­ply

98 Thing un­der the knee

101 Like days of yore

106 Ta­ble condi­ment

110 Like G-rated stuff

112 In­done­sia’s cap­i­tal

114 Five canned things

117 First name of 68-Down

118 Un­der­ground net­work

119 Sound from a foun­tain

120 Fit­ting and log­i­cal

121 “The World of Suzie ___” 122 Up­per part of a glacier

123 Like craft shows

124 “The Par­tridge Fam­ily” reg­u­lar 1

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1 2

3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 18 20 23

24 25 30

31 33 34 Ot­toman VIP Hap­pen­ing now, as

“the game”

De­liv­ers awe­some news to King, to sub­jects

Test T

“Bon” fol­lower

Like a ’60s-themed party ___ a sour note

Utah lily

Drift on air, as smoke Long, long tail?

Brings up, as a sub­ject Ex­am­ine las­civ­i­ously Per­sia, now

Marine bird

Cold War coun­try Com­mon house type Whirlpools

An NFL team is named af­ter his poem

Very heavy

Hu­man chas­sis, for short Clas­sic TV co­me­dian Milton

God­less state

Pitch gen­er­a­tor

Place for se­ri­ous fish­ing 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 49 53

56 58 60 62 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 74 75 76 Bee’s kin

Ve­gas de­sir­ables Gilpin of sit­coms Hawai­ian sou­venirs Bi­b­liog. space saver Rosy? No. Su­per-manly Con­struc­tion piece

___ firma (land)

___ New Guinea Col­lege trea­sur­ers Strong fiber

Daniel the great golfer Dry, sharp-tast­ing Bri­tish beers

Sound of as­ton­ish­ment Hated ri­vals Up­scale ride maker Hym­nal’s rel­a­tive Cam­paign poster phrases Live­lier, on the Pa­cific Ter­ri­tory

Chi­nese fruit “Happy Days” co-star Huge ape

Small, quick bites Parts of “Ham­let” Pained look

A hu­man 30-Across 77 79 80 82 85 87 90 91 93 97 99 100 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110

111

112 113 115 116 Emu­late a ma­jes­tic ea­gle March­ing band mem­ber Com­mon plant­ing Flu­o­res­cent lamp gas Ad­just­ment “Ru­mor ___ it ...” Per­tain­ing to the eyes “Erase” ana­gram First-year pro

Type of fly?

“___ left at the light” Sus­tain

Track rev­o­lu­tion

Be fear­ful and re­luc­tant A day’s march Ill-tem­pered Mer­ganser

Money unit since 2002 “B ___ bird”

Squeal, in slang Se­cu­rity sur­veil­lance net­work

Not be in the win­ner’s cir­cle

Fast coun­try dances Sup­porter in 72-Across Fishy del­i­cacy Post­menopausal treatment let­ters

8/5 © An­drews McMeel Syn­di­ca­tion

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