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PREMIER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

ACROSS

1 Short leaps

5 “No — español” 10 Crammed

16 — Paulo

19 Milky gem

20 Like much pond scum 21 Shoelace tips

22 Feeling sick

23 Luciano Pavarotti had a famous one

25 Verity or falsity of a proposition

27 Gershwin or Glass 28 Physics Nobelist Niels 29 Maine city

30 Camera part

31 Choosing a “lesser evil” candidate at the polls 35 Central rd. through town 37 Moral climate

38 Bana of “Troy”

39 Scary ghost, say 40 Encounter

41 Any of 12 spinal bones 46 Couple

47 Advocate of a lawless state, archaically 48 Document allowing passage through a country 55 Phillies’ div.

56 Astrologer Sydney 61 Clevelander, e.g.

62 Faux pas at a dinner table 64 “My Baby” rapper of 2001 66 Fisher’s lure

67 Creeper in the bignonia family

71 Football player Junior 72 Types, as data

74 Ample, in dialect 75 Cooling appliance, in brief 77 Singer Lewis

78 E. Coast ocean

80 Amount of seawater that periodically rises

83 One feeling sympathy 86 Bank claim

87 Fastest speed of a freely falling object

94 Twirl

98 Six Nations members 99 Festive party

100 School, in Somme

101 Finally

102 Central cavity of the brain

107 Did pool laps

108 Black-and-white cookies 109 Alternative to Levi’s

110 Large Brit. lexicon

111 Lower-leg blood vessel 114 10 things featured in this puzzle?

117 Dir. from Ariz. to Ky. 118 “Burnt” color

119 Cries loudly

120 Castle trench

121 Playa — Rey

122 Paper Mate competitor 123 Amtrak train

124 Norway port

DOWN

1 Huge seller

2 Function

3 Spirited style

4 — -pitch

5 Ruination

6 Hawaii “hi”

7 Female rap fan

8 Fond du —

9 Heady quaff

10 “Hud” actress Neal 11 “Glee” actress Dianna 12 Held tightly

13 Like a very low-carb diet 14 Archaic verb ending 15 “seaQuest —” (1990s series)

16 Feature of the word “thumb”

17 Father or son auto-racing star 18 Fake fat

24 MLB stats

26 Flared skirt

29 Of the ear

32 Little tyke

33 Edition: Abbr.

34 “... cup — cone?” 35 Podcaster Maron 36 Writer

39 Found on this page 41 Sullies

42 Huge seller 43 Redenbacher of popcorn, for short

44 Erin Burnett’s channel 45 Frankie with a falsetto 46 Ad Council ad, e.g. 48 Sauna wear

49 Arles’ river

50 — -surface missile 51 All-female club’s policy 52 Classic PC

53 Apartment building VIP 54 “— we all?”

57 City in Iraq

58 “Would you like to see —?” (waiter’s question) 59 Draw a better bead on 60 Path

63 Spitting sound

65 “Megan —” (2017 biopic) 68 Lassos

69 Up to such time as 70 Hook-and-ladder co. 73 Canoeist’s challenge 76 Scam

79 Bible book after Exod. 81 Foe of Liston 82 Enkindled

84 — the finish

85 Wider than local 87 Saluted prior to drinking 88 Interweave

89 Tag anew

90 Florida port 91 Filmmaker — von Trier 92 Antiquated

93 Cleveland hoopster 94 Chem., e.g. 95 Pennsylvania resort range 96 Not lawful

97 Really must

100 Once, once

102 Ex-senator Lott

103 Poet Heinrich

104 Kemper of “The Office” 105 Sam of “Dead Calm”

106 Thompson of “Selma” 108 Broiler, e.g.

112 African viper

113 False story

114 Bygone Pan Am rival 115 Wet/dry —

116 “As I see it,” to a texter

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