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The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - CORE CON­CEPT By Evan Kal­ish, edited By David Steinberg

ACROSS

1 Shuts a store’s doors 7 En­ter­tain

12 Sir’s coun­ter­part 17 Break­fast nook 19 “Al­giers” star Hedy

21 “Help wanted,” e.g. 22 *Coun­try dis­solved in 1993 (Nor­way)

24 Franklin dubbed “Queen of Soul” 25 Walks furtively 26 *Luck­less per­son, in Yid­dish (Peru)

28 (Walk me!)

31 Blokes

32 Mu­si­cians’ times to shine 33 Darth Vader’s al­le­giance 35 Cool merch

39 Busi­ness with white sales? 43 Hard-to-pro­nounce berry 44 *Low-cost malaria re­ducer (Ecuador)

47 1861-65 prez

48 Tubu­lar pasta

50 Brings to­gether

51 Jabbed play­fully 53 “Naughty!” 54 Ok­la­homa city on the Arkansas 58 Again ___ again 59 Ac­coun­tants’ mi­nuses 60 Ja­panese sash

61 “The Pink Pan­ther” in­spec­tor 64 No­ble gas af­ter neon 65 Cer­tain loaves

67 Center of a na­tion’s po­lit­i­cal power ... or of each starred en­try 70 Ova

73 Promised

75 Places to leave full

77 “No more seat­ing” sign

78 Any au­thor of the Con­sti­tu­tion 80 Lifesaving tech­nique, briefly 82 Back in fash­ion 83 Roofer’s gunk

84 Was queen

85 What a lead-in leads up to 88 Flyer with a re­mote con­trol 90 Mo­ray ___ 91 *Side-by-side eval­u­a­tions (France)

95 Aware of, as a joke

96 Bat­tle over a Wikipedia page 99 Anna’s sis­ter in “Frozen” 100 Jon Snow’s wrap in “Game of Thrones” 102 In­tense de­vo­tion

104 Wish granter

105 ___ Paulo

106 *Slow down to see a wreck (Switzer­land)

111 Fortress 113 Threat-end­ing words 114 *Break­fast or­der with ham, on some menus (Italy) 119 Shoelace tips

120 Ed of “Mod­ern Fam­ily” 121 Stoats, e.g. 122 Sand­wiches with gooey cheese 123 Camp­site sights

124 Ma­jor North­west air­port

DOWN

1 Agcy. track­ing epi­demics 2 Cleo por­trayer in ’63 3 Num­ber of syl­la­bles in “scratched”

4 Splin­ter group 5 Con­cern for a good govern­ment

6 “That guy stole my wal­let!” 7 Sooth­ing suc­cu­lents 8 Dal­las b-ball team 9 Thur­man of “Pulp Fic­tion” 10 Nord­strom com­peti­tor 11 For­mer At­tor­ney Gen­eral Holder 12 Like the ma­jor­ity of Utah, reli­giously

13 “You can re­lax, cadet!” 14 Air­head

15 Icy Hot tar­get

16 Soup kitchen of­fer­ing 18 Nueva York or Nuevo Mex­ico 20 “Go team!” cries

21 Re­ally ace the test

23 Easy gaits

27 Big-box store for a DIYer 28 It lets you recharge on va­ca­tion (var.) 29 Trig­gers a speed trap, say 30 *Front man of the Four Seasons (Ukraine) 34 Fam­ily

35 Space heater? 36 Nin­tendo gam­ing sys­tem 37 To blame

38 En­ter

40 *Pizza oven in­serts (Ja­maica) 41 Drive the get­away car, e.g. 42 Car­di­nal and ma­roon 45 “Sorta” pre­fix 46 Homer’s next-door fren­emy 49 And so on, briefly 51 Knock down a ___ 52 Wind lower than a flute 55 Stom­ach con­cern 56 Bas­ket of laun­dry, say 57 “How ya doin’?” 59 Ap­pli­ance with a lint trap 62 Like many me­mo­rial flames 63 Small bat­tery 64 Bick­er­ing

66 Not a huge amount 68 Breath mint brand 69 Wrath

71 Yogurt add-in

72 Kia SUV 74 Mar­ried 76 Greenskeep­er’s sup­ply 78 Let loose

79 Had re­grets about 80 Photo taker, for short 81 Tube in Mario games 85 Id­iot

86 Ho­race’s “___ Poet­ica” 87 Se­cre­tive org.

89 Tear

91 Close-knit groups 92 Have be­cause of 93 In­con­se­quen­tial per­son 94 Small burg­ers 97 iPad Pro, for one 98 Takes con­trol (from) 101 “Get what I’m telling you?” 103 Give a whole new look to 104 Lena Dun­ham’s HBO show 106 Wan­der

107 De­sire

108 Ring maker?

109 Small price to pay 110 Patella’s place 111 An­cient Bri­ton 112 Princess from Alder­aan 115 “xXx” ac­tor Diesel

116 It’s dy­na­mite!

117 Green or black drink 118 Up­per-left key

8/11 © An­drews McMeel Syn­di­ca­tion

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