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The Modesto Bee (Sunday) - - Puzzle Page - AD­DRESS DI­REC­TORY By Ti­mothy E. Parker

ACROSS

1 Org. full of at­tor­neys 4 Ed­i­ble mis­sile 7 Dance va­ri­ety 10 Tid­dly­wink, e.g. 14 Shot or snort, in a bar 18 London mother 19 Ex­pand a beach ball 21 Ex­otic berry 22 Class of ’02mem­ber, now 23 Mr. x 4 27 Vast Colom­bian plain 28 List of can­di­dates 29 4x4? 30 Be pre­ven­ta­tive? 31 Pol­ishes, as text 34 Per­sonal get-about 35 Em­u­late a bend­ing Tiger Woods 38 Tucks away 40 Minute arach­nids 44 Mr. x 3 50 Throws non­se­ri­ous punches 51 Is in charge of 52 Drop-off lo­cale 53 Fol­lower of up­silon 54 Vigor go-with 55 Bos­ton team, cut 56 “Look ___ ye leap” 57 Man of the cloth 60 Fe­line night prowler 62 Scaveng­ing ro­dent 63 MOMA part 64 Be­come prone 65 Miss x 3 73 Latemo. 74 “The Mur­ders in the ___ Morgue” 75 Key hider, some­times 76 78-Down of 78-Down 78 Li­longwe lo­cale 81 In­duced 82 Rail­road se­curer 84 F/X field 85 “Who” or “where” ques­tion fin­ish­ers 86 Brit’s french fry 88 Se­ri­ously wise one 89 Audi­bly ex­pressed plea­sure 91 Mrs. x 3 97 Sport­ing venue 98 Lousy golf shot 99 Funny take on a sit­u­a­tion 100 Win­ter health woe 102 By an agreed or­der 105 Kayak’s colder kin 108 Di­rec­tor Fuqua 112 Hip­bone sec­tion 114 Ap­prox­i­mately, in dates 115 Mrs. x 4 120 Scored via serve 121 Blended in with 122 Some­thing for small con­struc­tors 123 At­tach­ment to rod or bus 124 Cer­tain MLB team 125 Thanks­giv­ing sides 126 Vis­ual ob­ject 127 Craven of hor­ror films 128 Jewel

DOWN

1 Band broad­caster 2 Put to­gether 3 Walk ca­su­ally 4 Early set­tlers 5 Con­cert ex­ten­ders 6 Stern kin? 7 Thing with a leaf 8 Var­sity starters 9 Most jaunty 10 Ap­ply lightly 11 Curl­ing sur­face 12 Mi­neo and Maglie 13 Kind of duty 14 Drug-in­duced night­mare 15 Gen. Robert ___ 16 Bit of fish­ing gear 17 Some non -P.C. agents 20 ___ Alamos, N.M. 24 Fly swat­ter? 25 Fifty-minute des­ig­na­tion 26 Big-time tests 32 Shan­nen of TV’s “90210” 33 Na­tive of Malmo 36 Cor­rect or raise 37 Young tur­keys 39 Droop a bit 41 De­feats 42 Lin­ger­ing sound ef­fect 43 Onion part 44 Re­spond to an in­vi­ta­tion 45 Poppy prod­uct 46 Ray va­ri­ety 47 Big bang maker 48 Don­key rel­a­tive 49 Drain of re­sources 55 Nar­row rock open­ing 56 Joule’s smaller kin 58 Tele­vise 59 Steer­ing strap 61 “___ Christie” 63 Can­dles-on-a-cake in­di­ca­tion 66 U-turn from later 67 Make ad­vance ar­range­ments 68 Birth con­trol op­tion, briefly 69 Pals, way south 70 Lady’s ap­pli­ca­tion 71 Ne­vado de ___ (moun­tains of Ar­gentina) 72 Hot emo­tion 77 Gen­eral helper 78 Giver of birth 79 Is­lamic leader (var.) 80 It may be dot­ted 81 One spell­ing of a Chi­nese fruit 82 Sound of a leak­age 83 Run up, as a score 87 “48 ___” (Mur­phy movie) 89 Ad­her­ents to par­ti­cle the­ory? 90 Main­tain to be true 92 En­velops (var.) 93 Demon­stra­bly true 94 Sides in de­bates 95 Small gui­tar 96 Small, sweet pas­try 101 Re­tract spo­ken words 103 Dude with a life of ease? 104 Give a bit of a push 106 Killing, as a test 107 Couric of TV 108 Not nigh at all 109 Kind to ev­ery­one 110 ___ off (an­gry) 111 Thomp­son of “Nanny McPhee” 113 Chair­man of China 116 Peer through a scope 117 Bouncer re­quests 118 NNE swung 180 de­grees 119 Muser’s sound

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