N.Y. TIMES CROSSWORD

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - BIRD PLAY By Alex Eaton-Salners Edited by Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 Share on so­cial me­dia 5 Black­ens

10 Screen org.?

13 Wil­liam H. Bon­ney ____ Billy the Kid 16 Math­e­mati­cian taught by Bernoulli

18 Most pop­u­lous na­tion not in the U.N.

19 Best Ac­tress win­ner of 1999 and 2004

22 It’s just part of the act 23 Sur­name of Princess Leia 24 Mid­west col­lege town 25 “Cu­ri­ouser and cu­ri­ouser ...” 28 Bother

29 Grand on­stage

30 Place to swim or work out, in­for­mally

31 Busi­ness that has cut prices 32 En­ter­tain­ing

34 Went over the limit, say 36 Ma­jor name in petrol 39 Lan­guage from which “jackal” and “jas­mine” come

40 “La Travi­ata” com­poser 41 Jeer

43 Bit on a book jacket

46 Part of a three-in-a-row 47 Greasy in the Pro Foot­ball Hall of Fame

49 In-group at school 52 Preach the gospel

55 Rip off

56 Long­time “All Things Con­sid­ered” host Robert 57 Screen­writer Ephron 58 An­chor, e.g.

59 Chi­nese liquor made from sorghum 62 “Con­se­quently ...”

63 Ver­bal al­ter­na­tive to a shoul­der tap 65 Begin­nings of ideas 66 In­ter­net con­tent typ­i­cally viewed alone

68 Ital­ian scooter brand 71 What 1-Down has that 1-Across lacks

73 Part of the re­sis­tance? 74 Some pickup info on rideshare apps: Abbr.

78 Stir

80 Man’s name that means “my God” 81 What’s de­picted by the cir­cled let­ters in 41-/49-Across

84 ... in 52-Across 87 Re­hearse a play from start to fin­ish, in theater lingo 88 Swim­mer in a Himeji Cas­tle moat 89 Nurs­ery floor haz­ard 90 Un­fa­mil­iar with 91 In­for­mal “What if ...?” 93 Al­ter, as a man­u­script 95 Bird’s home

96 Bird’s home

97 Places for speak­ers 98 Com­mon peo­ple

102 Close up, say

104 Stylish ball­room dance 105 In­ves­ti­ga­tion 106 ... in 25-Across 112 Brown pow­der 114 French cake 115 Nashville univer­sity, fa­mil­iarly 116 ... and in 19-Across

117 Go to

118 Princess of Avalor, in chil­dren’s TV 119 Machi­avel­lian

120 Tape deck but­ton 121 Oboes and saxes, e.g.

122 Aid for a de­tec­tive

DOWN

1 Real pain

2 Re­ac­tion to pain

3 Berth place

4 Bowl­ing

5 Cause of a su­per­mar­ket park­ing mishap 6 Trip­ping

7 Ex­pected

8 Serv­ing with car­rots and cel­ery, maybe

9 Meander

10 Lighter-air link

11 Vir­tual peo­ple

12 Bit­ter, e.g.

13 Al­ter­na­tive to Times New Ro­man 14 Non­cap­i­tal city whose name means “cap­i­tal city”

15 City on the Nile

17 As (to)

18 Band with the 1983 No. 1 hit “Africa”

20 Far off­shore

21 Kit ____

26 Ded­i­ca­tor of Ice­land’s Imag­ine Peace Tower

27 Ocelli

31 Chal­lenges for movers 32 Ha­bit­u­ally

33 ____ Nurmi, 1920s Olympic runner nick­named the “Fly­ing Finn” 34 Bud of base­ball

35 Veep’s boss

37 Sub­ject of lessons at an is­land re­sort

38 Ro­man sun god

40 Team at an up­scale restau­rant 42 Brother

43 Cow­boy’s home, in­for­mally 44 Mid­dle of the month

45 Best Play Tony win­ner with a geo­graph­i­cal name 48 Jel­lied del­i­ca­cies

50 Cry from Juliet

51 ____ club (an­nual show pre­sen­ter) 53 Di­a­per, in Brit­s­peak

54 Chef La­gasse 60 Crossword con­struct­ing, e.g. (no, re­ally!)

61 AirPod pair­ing tar­get 64 “Par­adise Lost” tempter 65 Site of Je­sus’ cru­ci­fix­ion 67 Pre­fix with di­rec­tional 68 Word with life or flak 69 Brand of mark­ers

70 See the fu­ture with a crys­tal ball 72 Track-meet di­vi­sions 73 Worth keep­ing around 75 Peace­fully protests, as dur­ing the na­tional an­them

76 Flier on a mis­sion

77 Loses trac­tion

79 Pris­tine places 82 Fairy-tale al­ter ego 83 Crushed in com­pe­ti­tion 85 Pro­noun in a pic­ture re­bus 86 In­crease quickly

92 Mix­ing board

94 Wrongly pre­dict, as an elec­tion 97 Dit’s part­ner

98 Places for fig­ure­heads

99 Not ex­press 100 Mag­a­zine that named Barack Obama its first-ever Per­son of the Year (2009)

101 Bit of sweat

103 “J. ____” (2011 Clint East­wood biopic)

104 Mis­sile first used in the Yom Kip­pur War 105 Non-Macs

106 Kind of mind

107 Suit

108 Num­ber in brack­ets? 109 With­out

110 Poet ____ St. Vin­cent Mil­lay 111 Diana who was the first per­son to swim from Cuba to Florida with­out the aid of shark pro­tec­tion (2013)

113 Russian for “peace”

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