UNI­VER­SAL CROSS­WORD

The Modesto Bee (Sunday) - - Puzzle Page - TAKE IT SLOW By Ti­mothy E. Parker

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1 5 10 14 18 Ac­cess fa­cil­i­ta­tor Sharp-tast­ing They hold lots of choco­late Din­ing ta­ble ex­pander Weapon with a duel pur­pose? Plants, in gen­eral NowTHAT’s a thought! Slice, as turkey Four slowthings Bu­reaus Fol­lies makeup Trav­el­ers fro­ma­far It’s crushed or cubed Worker bound to land Thither Recorder of old Del­phi at­trac­tion Per­tain­ing to an arm bone Sports re­sult For­ward and neu­tral Beam of light Jazzy Red­bone Wheels for VIPs Un­cooked Em­u­late slime Three slowthings Telco let­ters Noc­tur­nal flyer Moun­tain Dewkin Cer­tain hos­pi­tal pro­ce­dure Pon­tius Pi­late’s do­main Fishy “lee” ana­gram Drive back One with much wis­dom Walked pur­pose­fully Bit of Ja­panese cur­rency Taro root food Four slowthings Wild­way to run Big guys Sing the praises of Fish-lov­ing ea­gle ___ chi (mar­tial art form) Toy­ota no more Doesn’t al­lowto go towaste Col­le­giate starter? Showrun­ners Some­hus­bands of reign­ing queens 98 QBPrescott 99 Em­u­lated Michael Phelps 100 “Lord of the Rings” mon­ster 101 “Dil­bert” set­ting 104 Exxon Valdez, in­fa­mously 106 Sud­den­mass ar­rivals 111 Four slowthings 114 “Jaws” town 115 Ed­i­tors “leave-in” no­ta­tion 116 Leave the out­side 117 Good or bad sign 118 Wim­ble­don court fea­tures 119 Un­paid chauf­feurs 120 With no need to pre­pare 121 Abe’s Mary

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25 30 32 33 34 Work­ing no longer, briefly Hairy im­i­ta­tor? Anx­ious class­room cry? En­livens (with “up”) Have an in­flu­ence on Wine or red shade Hold­ers of draperies Mad­den­ing emo­tion Sym­pa­thetic fairy-tale fig­ures Give new life or en­ergy to Way into amine Wal­let fillers Get all droopy His­panic lady Ashtab­ula’s lake Mary Kay ri­val They can be all peaty Blue and pink Wil­lowtree off­shoot Things in some south­ern stews City VIP “SNL” sta­ples “Mea” fol­lower Pro­vide a heads-up to Nose-in-the-air type 35 36 37 38 40 41 42 46 49 50 52 54

55 56 57 58 59 64 65 68 69 71 72 74 75 76 77 78 Belted out a tune Many trees Boca Ra­ton­wader Text­book en­joyer Co­hort Overly en­joy the couch Vis­ual as­sess­ment­maker It makes its point More blue Cast­away’s new home Col­lege exam type Not yet pol­ished, as prose “Norma” or “Car­men” Triple-layer cook­ies Span­ish squig­gle Type of wit­ness “You ___ the boss of me!” He broke his crown Dor­mant Ge­n­e­sis fig­ure Un­mov­ing Cer­tain singing voice Hold dear ___-Novo (Benin cap­i­tal) One with the deed Not ac­tive, chem­i­cally Liver spread Mus­lim chief 79 Mick­eyMouse’s pair? Throw­softly They can be mane places “Neato!” Not ex­actly right Non-union? Not as easy to find Bring on, as an­other’s wrath 93 Royal de­crees 95 Small land­masses 96 Bonked’s rhyming kin 97 So­lar sys­tem model 101 Neigh­bor of Ye­men 102 Perk of be­ing a star 103 Glass­mak­ing ma­te­rial 104 Comics ca­nine 105 Ro­man­ti­cally in­volved

stars 106 A vowel for Plato 107 Lend, as money 108 ___ sapi­ens 109 Made, barely (with “out”) Trans­mit Ideal end­ing? Sim­ple digit

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