N.Y. TIMES CROSS­WORD

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - CODE SWITCH­ING By Trenton Charlson Edited by Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Me­taphor for an ag­gres­sive po­lit­i­cal arena 8 Puts away 15 Source of fries 19 One who didn’t even show? 20 Frame part 21 It stayed in Pan­dora’s box 22 *Ball­room danc­ing event for Bean­town res­i­dents? 24 Takes a course 25 Rel­a­tives of foils 26 Shade of green 27 Dundee dis­sent 28 Mother-of-pearl 29 Im­per­fect ser­vice 30 Cli­max 33 *An­noy­ing mem­ber of a New York base­ball team? 36 Thrills 37 Fam­ily moniker 38 Hy­dro­car­bon gas 39 World cap­i­tal known as Batavia un­til 1942 42 “Witches’ Flight” painter 44 Sparkling white wine 46 Pes­ti­cide banned in 1972 47 *Wa­ger in which the win­ner gets the loser’s pants and jersey? 49 They’re not hard to swal­low 52 ____ Cuervo (tequila brand) 53 Casanova 55 Slap­stick ac­tor Jac­ques 59 “____ over” 60 Contin­gency phrase 63 Man’s name that’s the re­verse of 60-Down 64 Don hastily 67 *Duo rul­ing a king­dom on Take Your Daugh­ter to Work Day? 72 It’s higher on the Scov­ille scale than a jalapeño 73 Skin pic? 74 Pal­lid 75 Cer­tain 35mm cam­era 76 Ma­jor or mi­nor in as­tron­omy? 77 Like chew­ing gum in Singapore or wear­ing blue jeans in North Korea (se­ri­ously!) 81 Se­cond-largest branch of Is­lam 82 At­tacks à la Don Quixote 85 *Ex­cla­ma­tion af­ter a per­for­mance of “Ev­ery Breath You Take”? 89 Plat­form for many tablets 92 Build­ing blocks, e.g. 93 Vege­tar­ian gelatin sub­sti­tute 95 Prop­erty re­cip­i­ent 96 “Looks promis­ing!” 98 Covert org. 99 Sailor’s cry 100 *Amusement park named af­ter a “Peanuts” boy? 104 Col­lege foot­ball ri­val of 110-Across 105 Unem­bel­lished 108 Jet­son who at­tends Lit­tle Dip­per School 109 Broad­way show about Capote 110 Col­lege foot­ball ri­val of 104-Across 112 Pricey fash­ion la­bel 114 & 115 Com­mu­ni­ca­tion sys­tem that’s a hint to the answer to each starred clue 119 Tire­less racer 120 They might hold der­bies 121 Fall apart 122 Spots for ham­mers and anvils 123 Com­mon lease pe­riod 124 It may have a lot of in­tel­li­gence

DOWN

1 Early tower lo­cale 2 Skip the cer­e­mony, in a way 3 Strong point 4 Me­chan­i­cal 5 Shake­spearean sor­cerer 6 Ja­nis ____, singer of the 1975 hit “At Seven­teen” 7 Earth-shat­ter­ing in­ven­tion? 8 Un­pleas­antly wet 9 Like child’s play 10 Artist Jean 11 De­feats soundly 12 Greek god­desses of the sea­sons 13 Sig­na­ture scent since 1968 14 To­tal mess 15 Sword holder 16 Took stock? 17 Good news for a stock­holder 18 Early name for Utah 20 Foren­sic ma­te­rial 23 Does some grilling 28 What a stiffed server re­ceives 31 ____’acte 32 Noted ex­ile 34 Falls for some­one who’s al­ready mar­ried? 35 Test­ing stage 36 Bread box? 39 Sport that em­pha­sizes pin­ning and throw­ing 40 Terse bar or­der 41 Traps 42 For­mer GM make 43 First NL player to hit 500 home runs 44 Laila of the ring 45 Big maker of lawn care prod­ucts 48 Like-minded vot­ers 50 Sec­re­tary on “The Of­fice” 51 “Hold it!” 54 Mañana pre­ceder 56 In­un­dated with 57 Five-star 58 Fu­ri­ous 60 Man’s name that’s the re­verse of 63-Across 61 End of a French film 62 Snob­bish 65 LBJ’s veep 66 “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” hero­ine 68 Idiot, in British slang 69 “____ Kett” (old comic strip) 70 Some­thing taken in by sailors 71 In­fant’s early word 78 ____ Nau­tilus 79 Ring let­ters 80 Make a wrong move 81 Change one’s mind about chang­ing 83 Source of many an im­ported boot, ap­pro­pri­ately 84 Site of a 1796 Napoleon vic­tory 86 “____-voom!” 87 Pa­tron saint of Nor­way 88 One fight­ing an up­hill bat­tle? 89 Altar of­fer­ing 90 “C’est mag­nifique!” 91 Of­fi­cial with a pis­tol 94 Pyg­malion’s beloved 97 Stews (over) 98 One of 32 for Ireland 99 Re­formed de­mon on “Buffy the Vam­pire Slayer” 101 Edith Whar­ton’s “____ Frome” 102 Com­posed 103 Hav­ing less ver­mouth, as a mar­tini 105 Shul scholar 106 Danc­ing part­ner for Fred 107 Fire ex­tin­guisher 111 Puts on a show, for short 113 Plows (into) 115 Viet­namese noo­dle soup 116 Poet’s “be­fore” 117 Kind of screen, in brief 118 Maven

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