N.Y. TIMES CROSSWORD

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - FLIP ’PHONES By Emily Car­roll Edited by Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Crawl­ing marine mol­lusk 8 Vic­to­ri­ous cry

14 At first, say 20 So-called “Cross­roads of Amer­ica”

21 Wife in F. Scott Fitzger­ald’s “Ten­der Is the Night” 22 Uprights, e.g.

23 Low end?

25 What sun­block blocks, briefly 26 Rushes

27 Han­gout on “The Simp­sons” 28 One of two for a buck? 30 Some­what, slangily

32 Go astray

33 Part of town that may be dan­ger­ous

35 Tater ____ 38 Ex­trater­res­trial from the planet Mel­mac 40 Em­phatic end­ing with yes or no

42 Bulging bi­cep, in slang 43 Raise

44 Wet

48 Agree­ment for ex­port­ing es­sen­tial oils? 51 Raggedy ____

52 Around an hour after noon 54 Spend all week­end solv­ing cross­words, say, with “out” 55 Dummkopfs 56 Movie-rat­ing org. 58 Semi-es­sen­tial part? 59 Driver of “BlacKkKlan­s­man” 61 Most pal­lid

63 Ex­er­cise pro­gram done in for­mal at­tire?

66 Horse op­eras

68 Top squads 69 Sports-page listings 71 Avoid cooked foods 75 Beyond prim and proper 77 Stur­dily built friend on “Friends”?

79 Rel­a­tive of a flute 82 State­ment of­ten start­ing “I ...” 84 Egg head?

85 Train trans­porta­tion 86 “Baby Blues” or “Rhymes With Or­ange”

87 PC key

89 Rita who played Anita in “West Side Story” 92 Set­ting for many Twins games: Abbr.

93 Spot­ted an­i­mal with a lot of sore spots?

96 Squir­rels away

98 “What ____?” 99 Mae­stro’s gift

100 ____ Rousey, first fe­male fighter in­ducted into the UFC Hall of Fame

102 An­i­mal in un zo­ológico 103 First let­ter of “tsar” in Rus­sian 104 Fa­ther of the Con­sti­tu­tion 106 PC key

108 Ex­tended fam­ily 112 Ut­terly use­less

113 To­tally aban­don one’s plan 114 Let­ter-shaped fas­tener 115 Laugh riot

118 Cause of a work stop­page at a shoe fac­tory? 123 Trop­i­cal scur­rier

124 Put on a pedestal 125 Charm

126 A cobbler might use one 127 Ex­punge

128 Word be­fore shot or plot

DOWN

1 Some tur­ban wear­ers 2 Film com­poser Mor­ri­cone 3 Doe fol­lower, in song 4 Breaks along the Panama Canal?

5 “Well, ____-di-dah!” 6 Com­mer­cial pre­fix with lever 7 “That’s so-o-o gross!”

8 Is a will­ing par­tic­i­pant? 9 Runs out of gas

10 Here, to Henri 11 Un­der­world boss

12 Troy story

13 Joan of Arc, at the time of her death

14 Fit for a king

15 Skin care brand 16 At­tor­ney gen­eral un­der both Bush 41 and Trump 17 Santa ____ winds

18 ____ sauce 19 Sym­bol on a Mariners cap 24 ____ d’oeu­vre

29 Slangy af­fir­ma­tion

31 Rare solo voice in opera 33 Arthur with a Tony 34 Unit­edHealth­care com­peti­tor 35 Back-comb 36 Multi-time Pulitzer finalist, in­clud­ing for the vol­ume “Lovely, Dark, Deep: Sto­ries” (2014)

37 Meet on the down-low 39 Con­fines

41 Fixes up, in a way 43 Cir­cuit-board com­po­nent 44 Fear­some snake 45 Stoned 46 Dumb­struck 47 Undi­luted

49 Like Easter Is­land

50 Full of en­thu­si­asm 53 Con­struc­tion gird­ers

57 Not with­out sac­ri­fice

60 Call into ques­tion 62 Per­me­ate

64 Shout from a lot­tery win­ner 65 Kid-lit char­ac­ter with the catch­phrase “Thanks for notic­ing me”

67 In re­gard to

70 Big name in 2008 fi­nan­cial news

72 Ju­ris­dic­tion

73 Stom­ach

74 Painful paint­ball mementos 76 Rapid move­ment of the eye from one point to an­other 78 Sur­re­al­ist Tan­guy 79 Groups in the quar­ter­fi­nals, e.g. 80 Loses en­thu­si­asm

81 Elicit a smile from

83 Last Oldsmo­bile ever pro­duced

88 Sent

90 Pearl clutcher’s cry

91 Bit of brew­ing equip­ment 94 “Sure thing, dude!” 95 Boat­load

97 Untangle

101 “In your dreams!”

104 2016 film set in Poly­ne­sia 105 Reckon, in­for­mally 107 Sec­tion of a high school year­book

109 Na­tive Alaskan 110 Pop­u­lar corn chip 111 What ra­dio sig­nals travel through, with “the” 112 Spring’s op­po­site 113 Non­green salad in­gre­di­ent 115 Mer­est taste

116 Part of a sci-fi film’s bud­get 117 French way

119 The Braves, on score­boards 120 One of many ex­tras in air travel nowa­days

121 A lit­tle fun?

122 Let­ters on some lug­gage to New York

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.