PREMIER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

GREAT PARKING SPOTS

2022-09-22T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-09-22T07:00:00.0000000Z

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ACROSS 1 Fencing lunge 7 Large wine bottles 14 Derisive imitator 20 Theater area 21 U.S. soccer star Megan 22 Chimney flue, e.g. 23 Start of a riddle 26 Woes 27 Ketchup’s color 28 “The Great Gatsby” star 29 Running the show, for short 31 Illinois’ tree 33 Twisty letter 34 Riddle, part 2 44 Made gentle 45 Source of some milk 46 Source of some milk 47 Earthy color 48 Dark deli breads 49 Kind of internal-combustion engine 52 Bygone jet, for short 53 Just one sip 54 Riddle, part 3 58 Throw lightly 59 Shoe tip 60 Puzzle cube creator Rubik 61 Cousins of counties 63 Etchings, e.g. 64 Baseball hitter’s stat 65 Shows’ actors 67 With 83-Down, Idaho’s nickname 68 TV drama of 2000-15 71 10K or marathon 73 Con job 74 Fabled bird 75 Japanese wrestling 78 Riddle, part 4 82 Ionize, e.g. 84 Pioneered 85 Alternative to Roy Rogers 86 Slightly 87 Protruding belly button 88 Tax mo. 89 Tax pro 90 Ghana’s largest city 91 End of the riddle 97 — -Cat 98 Raw metal 99 Rip up 100 It fixes off-key singing 105 “I’d say,” to texters 107 Simple wind instruments 112 Riddle’s answer 115 Enkindle 116 Peanut, castor bean or canola 117 Long pastry 118 Earned after taxes 119 Cozies up 120 Taco exteriors DOWN 1 Quick haircut 2 Old 45 player 3 Performs like Cardi B 4 Title beekeeper of a 1997 film 5 Raged violently 6 Subjects of discussion 7 City in central California 8 “— -di-dah!” 9 On — with (much like) 10 Distribute 11 At a future point in time 12 Trio before Q 13 Blood fluids 14 Simba’s father in “The Lion King” 15 Unfilled part of a schedule 16 PC key near Shift 17 2009-10 “American Idol” judge DioGuardi 18 Scraped (out) 19 Funny Foxx 24 Viking Ericson 25 Funeral poem 30 Assemblage 32 Mouths or faces, slangily 34 Tiers 35 Singer Swift 36 Eggy entree 37 Remainder 38 Seaport on Italy’s “heel” 39 “That’s a lie!” 40 Future docs’ exams 41 Very, very 42 Match divisions 43 Very, in Paris 49 Long-winded 50 Limited 51 Gold, in Gijon 52 Edinburgh inhabitant 53 Patterned wool blankets 55 Long deli sandwich 56 “Barnaby Jones” star Buddy 57 Major protest 62 Kind of internal-combustion engine 65 Mollycoddle 66 Battery liquid 68 Thing relied on for support 69 Like a day in June, per a Lowell poem 70 Roofing problem in cold weather 71 In favor of the idea 72 Activist Nader 73 Long deli sandwich 75 Garbage boat 76 “Nothin’ doin’ ” 77 — Hari (spy) 79 Stare stupidly 80 Unravels 81 Envoy’s skill 83 See 67-Across 88 Woe 89 One who may study bonds 90 CIA spy Ames 92 Accustomed 93 Test runs 94 Triads, e.g. 95 Western U.S. gas brand 96 Things raked in autumn 100 Neat as — 101 Compulsion 102 Color slightly 103 Fail to include 104 Inflation subj. 106 Pitcher Hershiser 108 Inactive 109 Actress Patricia 110 Edible bit of a pomegranate or litchi 111 Estonia and Latvia, once: Abbr. 113 Go fast, quaintly 114 — Wee Reese

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