UNIVER­SAL CROSSWORD

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - IN THE BE­GIN­NING By Gary Lar­son, edited By David Stein­berg

ACROSS

1 Test ver­sions 6 Land­form with steep sides 10 Big bag

14 Kind of cam­era (Abbr.) 17 Was wor­thy of

19 The Mid­dle East’s ___ Heights 20 Aus­tralian gem

21 ___ kwondo

22 “G” as in gro­cery store event? 24 Ad­just

26 Wily

27 Bal­anced state

28 Like some or­gans 29 Leg­ends

30 “S” as in Su­per Nin­tendo En­ter­tain­ment Sys­tem ri­val? 32 “Sin City” star Jes­sica

35 Like foot­ball footwear

37 “A rat!”

38 “B” as in ball­park sou­venir? 41 Leg­gings brand 44 Cran­berry-grow­ing spot 47 En­cour­age

48 Cap­i­tal of Togo

51 Cries after step­ping on Le­gos 52 Coke Zero, for one

53 Play about Capote 54 Clever ones

57 Use the ar­row keys, per­haps 59 Ring-shaped cake type 60 Ben­e­fits of team­work 63 Cork’s po­etic place 64 “Honor Thy Fa­ther” au­thor Gay

65 “C” as in can­di­date’s early con­cern?

68 Se­ries of mu­si­cal move­ments 71 Un­cle Re­mus ti­tle 72 Be­come more widely ap­proved

76 Wor­ship

77 Flock leader

79 Many a dog has chased it in vain

80 Hoppy beer, in­for­mally 81 Null’s part­ner 82 In­fomer­cials, e.g. 83 Base­ball stitch­ing

85 Green cars

87 Write “mil­le­nium” on a spelling test, say

88 Clutch

90 “F” as in foot­ball penalty? 93 Male turkey

94 Safest op­tion

97 This, to Is­abella

98 “L” as in lordly ges­ture?

103 Didn’t cook

106 Ways out

107 Punk star Love

109 Vam­pire ___

112 Not big enough

113 “R” as in roar­ing send-off? 115 “Thank U, Next” singer, to fans 116 Burn soother 117 Leer­ing per­son 118 Showy 119 Tiny amount 120 Lairs for bears 121 Have on 122 Whoosh or zing

DOWN

1 Im­plores 2 Sand­wich royal

3 Kind of table on a plane 4 Dancer Car­rie ___ In­aba 5 When haroseth is eaten 6 Trop­i­cal mam­mal with a re­li­gious name

7 Writer Wiesel

8 Most ra­tio­nal

9 “Life of Pi” di­rec­tor 10 Os­car win­ner Cop­pola 11 Im­i­tat­ing

12 Hik­ers’ wa­ter ves­sels 13 Soft tis­sue brand 14 Re­ally sur­prises 15 Hawaiian is­land or ve­randa 16 Hose hold­ers

18 Hawk’s op­po­site

19 Like a light push

23 A good one is fuzzy but firm 25 Ar­du­ous jour­ney 29 Co­me­dian Ka­plan 31 Mer­chan­dise (Abbr.) 32 Touches on

33 Truck, in Bristol

34 Pel­let shooter 36 Com­mo­tions

39 Not much in­ter­est? 40 Stumper

42 Ferret’s stinky rel­a­tive 43 Hole maker

44 Jolly Roger fea­ture 45 Chances

46 Air­port area

49 “Borg vs ___” (2017 ten­nis film) 50 Estrada of “CHiPS” 52 An­tibac­te­rial drug 55 Gra­tu­ity

56 Marine food fish

58 Copy ma­chine insert, briefly 59 Bewil­ders

61 On­line greeting

62 “Dear” ones

64 This evening, on a mar­quee 66 Ac­quires

67 Rio au­tomaker

68 What Google Docs do au­to­mat­i­cally 69 Garbage can con­cern 70 Hard-boiled film genre 73 Ar­gen­tine ten­nis star Guillermo 74 Eye­ball ben­ders

75 Bob Mar­ley was one 77 Kiss­ing in pub­lic, e.g., briefly 78 Great quan­tity

82 Heat trans­fer?

84 She led an early 20th-cen­tury crime fam­ily

86 Fret

88 Loses touch with re­al­ity 89 Cheap beer, in­for­mally 91 WorD

92 Sur­gi­cal tube 93 As­so­ci­a­tions 95 Third-party ac­count

96 Butt of jokes

98 Al­low to at­tack 99 An­cient Greek mar­ket­place 100 Sci-fi bot

101 Big-time crim­i­nal 102 Ar­chi­pel­ago parts

104 Move, in Re­al­tor lingo 105 Spin ___ (do some tale-telling) 108 Arthur Ashe’s Golden State sch.

109 ___ B’rith

110 Plays a part

111 What you used to be? 114 Game with +2 cards

8/18 © An­drews McMeel Syn­di­ca­tion

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