UNI­VER­SAL CROSS­WORD

The Fresno Bee (Sunday) - - Fun & Games - NUM­BER 42 By Zhouqin Burnikel, edited By David Stein­berg

ACROSS

1 Spi­ral­ing con­fus­edly 8 Green Hor­net’s side­kick 12 1985 char­ity con­cert 19 Fur­nace, e.g. 20 Sports­caster An­drews 21 An­nual race in Alaska 23 Univer­sity of Phoenix of­fer­ing 25 Pro­fi­cient in arith­metic, say 26 Creepy stares

27 Geek Squad cus­tomer

28 Half of N.B. 29 Whis­pered sum­mons 30 ER fig­ures

31 “In that case ...” 34 Gil­li­gan’s ship

37 Rea­son for a foghorn blast 39 ExxonMo­bil sub­sidiary 40 Glazer of “Broad City”

45 Like Bill Gates

47 ABA mem­ber

48 Should that day come 49 Stim­u­late, as in­no­va­tion 50 Beg to get

52 Some make Peo­ple bet­ter 53 Strays from the script 55 Ex­ceed what’s proper 57 Record for later

58 “The Bon­fire of the Van­i­ties” nov­el­ist

59 Keep moist in the kitchen 61 Glossy gown fab­ric

63 Place for a home theater 64 Mid­dle of QED

66 Planet, to po­ets

68 Soup with cubed tofu 69 Be­lief suf­fix 72 Com­plete trust 74 Ce­les­tial streaker

76 Like a sink­ing boat, pos­si­bly 81 ___ but­ter (mois­tur­izer) 83 Cantina or­der that’s filled with fish

85 Burst­ing with joy

86 Prod­uct to treat ath­lete’s foot 88 Bridal gown maker

91 Tampa Bay play­ers

92 Artemis’ twin 93 “WH__LOFFORTUN_” buy

94 Green gems 96 Ar­gen­tinean soc­cer star 97 Granny

99 How 116-Across broke the MLB’s 118-Across

100 A noob may be­come one 103 Jacuzzi fea­tures

104 Dal­las-to-Austin dir.

107 Bit of hair gel

111 Ap­pre­cia­tive trib­utes

112 Crooner Perry

114 De­cide one will

116 Jackie who made his­tory in 1947 118 Ob­sta­cle rep­re­sented ab­stractly by words split across rows 1, 3, 8, 14 and 21 121 Quadri­ceps ex­er­cise 122 Ac­tress Lena

123 Was of use to 124 Home of Ge­or­gia Tech 125 Boy, in Baja 126 Na­tional park em­ploy­ees

DOWN

1 Poker con­ces­sion

2 Bay Area grid­der 3 Wheel shafts

4 Tend to, as sauce 5 Whirred play lover? 6 In­tense rage

7 Beatty of “Rudy”

8 Beer bash rentals 9 Take to jail, say 10 Lev­els in a sta­dium 11 Eleven elevenths 12 Closet fab­rics

13 “No clue!” 14 YouTube ri­val 15 Sor­bonne sum­mer 16 Anti-ageism org. 17 Golden years funds, briefly 18 Gummy candy

22 Case solver (Abbr.) 24 Spe­cial Olympics founder Shriver

28 Left Bank eater­ies 32 An­gels play them

33 “___ and the De­tec­tives” 35 “Ditto”

36 It’s free at Star­bucks 37 Let­ter flour­ish 38 Lay­ered hair­cuts

41 Riga res­i­dent

42 Stay away from 43 Gump­tion

44 Light of­fense? 45 Bouf­fant, for one 46 Bear’s an­tithe­sis

47 Need for re­cov­er­ing pa­tients 48 Man­dela por­trayer Elba 49 Wit­nessed

51 In­flict upon

52 Take a loss 54 Com­mon pas­trami base 56 YouTu­ber’s dream, per­haps 59 Fig­ure skater Ok­sana 60 Mail­ing la­bel abbr. 62 Coach­ing great Chuck

65 Pi, e.g.

67 Veg­gie burger name 69 Ko­ran’s re­li­gion 70 Tri­an­gle or square 71 Notes from the boss 73 Cuban cigars 75 Groundskee­per’s ma­chine 77 Ahead of time 78 Small amount

79 Florida is­land chain 80 Grid­iron gains (Abbr.) 82 Is un­well

84 Mall’s open­ing time, maybe 85 White heron

87 Sneak (out)

89 Scale with three sharps 90 Ac­tress Camp­bell

95 Mitt Rom­ney, in 2012 97 “Stop that!”

98 Meet­ing out­line

99 Josh of “Avengers: Endgame” 101 Cho­sen ___ (Dol­phins QB’s nick­name)

102 Ro­maine re­call cause 104 Ro­tat­ing en­trance

105 Take the wheel 106 They’re crossed in this puz­zle 107 Craft for cou­ples

108 Lady of La Man­cha 109 As­sist in crime

110 Jessica of “Hitch­cock” 113 Stereo pre­cur­sor 115 Sanctimoni­ous sort 117 Wash­ing­ton Wizards’ org. 118 De­bate club side

119 Place to buy screw­drivers 120 “When They See Us” di­rec­tor DuVer­nay

9/29 © An­drews McMeel Syn­di­ca­tion

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