TRIPLE SPOONERISMS

West Hawaii Today - - Sports - BY PA­TRICK BERRY / EDITED BY WILL SHORTZ

ACROSS

1 Anes­thetic of old 6 Force­fully re­move 12 Very good, as a job 18 Pur­ple candy’s fla­vor,

often 19 Sea-dwelling 21 Things a spy may

have many of 23 Stares slack-jawed 24 What caused the nose­bleed on the play­ground? 26 Spon­sor of U.S. Olympic swim­mers 28 Ball hit for field­ing

prac­tice 29 Burro’s call 30 Tagline in an ad for Elmer’s GlueAle? 35 Hol­i­day-song closer 36 By­gone chan­nel that aired “Veron­ica Mars” 37 Chill in the cooler 38 Fin­ish film­ing 40 Gets up 43 Ber­nadette of Broad­way 45 Suc­cumb to

sleepi­ness 50 High-flown,

as writ­ing 52 Big ox 53 Dis­creet at­ten­tion

get­ter 57 Lash with a bull­whip 58 De­lib­er­a­tive bod­ies 60 De­scrip­tion of a yeti? 63 Par­o­died 65 Ca­pac­i­tate 66 Tip jar fillers 67 Novice para­sailer’s

fear? 73 In­gre­di­ent in a Roy

Rogers 74 Coarse 75 What a Möbius strip

lacks 76 Con­tain­ers for elec­tric gui­tars? 80 They’re easy to take 85 Un­fa­mil­iar 86 Quite a few 87 It hangs around the neck 89 Sand­wich with Rus­sian dress­ing 90 One-room apart­ment,

to Brits 92 Mo­tifs 95 Like the ques­tions in 20 Ques­tions 96 Very worst 99 “Law & Or­der” ac­tor Jerry 101 Sealer for sailors? 102 Draw­backs 106 Best place to buy a plat­ter of fruit­fla­vored so­das? 111 Square footage 112 Bishop’s head­gear 113 Par­a­disi­a­cal 114 Mend fences af­ter Cae­sar’s civil war? 120 Maker of Pow­erShot cam­eras 122 Apa­thetic re­sponse to “What’s new?” 123 Leave be­hind 124 Some­thing to live by 125 Mar­ket of­fer­ings 126 Trick-tak­ing game 127 “Napoleon Dy­na­mite” star Jon

DOWN

1 Easter ____ 2 It’s a bunch of garbage 3 Dis­cov­ers by chance 4 Pen­tathlon items 5 Com­plete pol­icy over­haul, in D.C.-speak 6 1987 ac­tion film orig­i­nally given an X rat­ing for vi­o­lence 7 Win­ter driv­ing haz­ard 8 Shell-game ob­ject 9 Cooper’s wood 10 Game with 108 cards 11 Small scraps 12 Hedge­hog preda­tor 13 Sec­ond, or worse 14 Quib­ble 15 Dresses 16 There’s enor­mous in­ter­est in it 17 Nut in pra­lines 20 Cad­die’s se­lec­tion 22 ____ ter­rier 25 From scratch 27 Fiz­zler 30 Lays down the lawn? 31 Clas­sic seller of

com­pi­la­tion al­bums 32 Seek moolah from 33 Al­pha­bet en­der 34 Ac­cord­ing to 39 Cal ____ 41 Set­ting for a pe­riod

piece 42 In­stru­ment whose name means “three strings” 44 What shopa­holics do 46 “The Mar­tian” star 47 Long-armed climber,

for short 48 Joins 49 Own (up) 51 Kick out 54 Dance akin to the

jit­ter­bug 55 Prized Siberian an­i­mal 56 Bath­room floor, often 59 Pod­cast that won a 2014 Pe­abody Award 61 De­tec­tives run them down 62 More rare, per­haps 64 Res­onator gui­tar 67 John Kennedy ____, au­thor of “A Con­fed­er­acy of Dunces” 68 Charl­ton He­ston ti­tle

role 69 Aids in golf course main­te­nance 70 Ir­refutable point 71 Play at max­i­mum

vol­ume 72 R.&B.’s ____ Broth­ers 73 Side­ways scut­tler 77 Cut­let? 78 “Life It­self” mem­oirist Roger 79 Swahili for “lion” 81 Ac­tor’s last line, maybe 82 Stayed sober 83 Rules for form­ing sen­tences 84 Mock sound of dis­in­ter­est 88 Ex­hausted 91 Tufted song­birds 93 Sweetie 94 Mul­ti­plex count 97 Dark-meat op­tions 98 Jimmy’s “Late Night” suc­ces­sor 100 De­ceived 102 “High Hopes” lyri­cist Sammy 103 Snacks in stacks 104 Op­po­site of o’er 105 “Frida” star Hayek 107 Spanako­pita in­gre­di­ent 108 Ones who grasp el­bows in greet­ing, by tra­di­tion 109 “How re­volt­ing!” 110 Drum-kit com­po­nent 115 Lab coat? 116 FISA war­rant ob­jec­tive 117 Ge­netic macro­molecule 118 Un­matched 119 One of the Three Stooges 121 Win­ner of the most medals at the 2018 Win­ter Olympics: Abbr.

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