PREMIER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

DISORDERLY CREATURES

2022-11-23T08:00:00.0000000Z

2022-11-23T08:00:00.0000000Z

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ACROSS 1 Old-time crooner Julius 7 James — Garfield 12 Taxing org. 15 Old newspaper section 19 On cloud nine 20 Having fine granules 21 Refilled to the brim 23 Nocturnal burrower wearing clothes? 25 “Rocky” star 26 French “a” 27 Taking after 28 Semiaquatic reptile that’s really zealous? 30 Big spotted cat released from jail early? 34 Doc treating laryngitis 35 Orig. texts 36 Sports official 37 Interprets 39 Antifraud org. 42 1990s Toyota coupe 45 “McQ” actor Gulager 46 Ready- — (precooked) 48 Region 49 Tesla’s Musk 50 Lobe-finned swimmer turning red? 54 Pioneering email co. 55 One-eighty 56 Mini-guitar 57 Elizabeth — Browning 58 Spiny anteater on a leash? 64 Put in very hot water 65 Solid ground 66 Actor Wallach 67 Seat winners 69 Florida city 72 Quark’s place 74 Very small monkey from the red planet? 79 Rhine siren 82 “Sliver” writer Levin 83 “Emma” has two of these 84 Slalom, e.g. 85 Whip-tailed marine menace going off course? 90 Bard 91 Composer Khachaturian 92 Fix up, as an old house 93 Hard wood 94 Actress Blair 95 Kid’s amuser 96 Eighth Greek letter 98 Mil. bigwig 99 Irish dance 100 Waterloo marshal Michel 101 Wheel-spinning rodent that’s a Bay State college mascot? 108 Large lizard from northern South America? 112 Dialect suffix 113 Penny prez 114 Electric circuit component 115 Mimicking bird that’s predatory? 119 Classic typewriter brand 120 TV show blocking device 121 Text alterer 122 Trait carrier 123 Enervate 124 Latin abbr. meaning “and the following” 125 Sailor’s morning warning DOWN 1 Starting boost 2 Actress — De La Garza 3 More scarce 4 Gambling parlor, in brief 5 “Look here, too,” in a reference 6 Befuddles 7 Doc’s gp. 8 Shut-eye site 9 Dust picker-upper 10 Take — of faith 11 Actress Loy 12 “Agreed!” 13 Campus mil. gp. 14 Zoned (out) 15 Ignited again 16 2004-11 Laker Lamar 17 Bluefin, e.g. 18 Unbox, e.g. 22 Schemes 24 With 31-Down, it doesn’t bode well 29 Like the verb “go”: Abbr. 31 See 24-Down 32 Humdinger 33 Aussie birds 38 “... three men in —” 39 She starred in “Room” 40 — Actress (award for 39Down) 41 Thai currency 42 Serenity 43 “Hi,” in Hilo 44 Nonpolluting power source 45 Bonnie’s pal 46 — torch 47 Linear, briefly 48 Sahara’s land 50 Agent’s cut 51 “Say what?” 52 Seize 53 Spruces up 55 Sinful 59 Group of PC gurus 60 Hard wood 61 Covert org. 62 Actress Long 63 Actress Jillian 68 Fajita meat 70 Was keen on 71 Singer O’Day 73 “Don’t tell — can’t!” 75 Singer Coolidge 76 Chi-Town daily paper 77 Singer Janis 78 Novelist Tan 79 Future atty.’s exam 80 Other, in Oaxaca 81 Pertaining to 86 “Return to reality!” 87 SeaWorld whale, once 88 Leaves 89 Vent vocally 90 Sty animals 94 Greenish citrus drink 96 All wound up 97 “Regency” hotels 98 Pie charts, e.g. 99 Quartz type 100 Easily duped 102 Presnell of “Fargo” 103 Legislate 104 That girl 105 Petite pies 106 Kindle buy 107 New attempt 108 Sailor’s quaff 109 700-mile-long Congolese river 110 “The check — the mail” 111 Ninth Greek letter 116 Game draw 117 Trio before R 118 Free (of)

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