PREMIER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

2022-01-13T08:00:00.0000000Z

2022-01-13T08:00:00.0000000Z

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ACROSS 1 Holds inside 9 Scrams 16 Many millennia 20 Chart of the Pacific, e.g. 21 Eeyore’s creator 22 “Blue Jasmine” Oscar winner Blanchett 23 Start of a riddle 25 Cawing bird 26 Collate, e.g. 27 Couch potatoes stare at them 28 Maple stuff 29 Thin coins 30 Prayerful plea starter 34 Designer Saarinen 37 Sparks’ state 39 Riddle, part 2 45 Subject for Dr. Ruth 46 “Zip- — -Doo-Dah” 47 “... Mac — PC?” 48 Hostess snack cake 49 Onetime senator Trent 51 Hiccup or charley horse 54 Convents and abbeys 56 Colored rings of irises 58 About 4.2 millimeters, in typography 61 Footed vase 62 Agnus — (Mass prayer) 63 Riddle, part 3 66 “This is SO frustrating!” 69 Beelzebub 70 Tools used in fixing flats 72 Huge fad 76 To date 78 Riddle, part 4 80 Ship’s swerve 83 Brow’s curve 85 Bygone Russ. states 86 Most speedy 87 She won eight Oscars for Best Costume Design 91 “Oops, I messed up” 93 Comic-strip light bulb 94 Sliding-open car option 95 Like below-zero nos. 98 “... — it just me?” 100 Highway goo 101 End of the riddle 106 “Perhaps ... ask me about it later” 107 Band with the hit “Whip It” 108 — date (plan for marriage) 109 Exuding testosterone 111 Catch sight of 113 Hobbit hunter 115 Tide type 119 Exhort 120 Riddle’s answer 126 Aspersion 127 Carry in the uterus 128 They could use a welcome sight 129 Quick flights 130 Most bohemian 131 Tilting DOWN 1 Milked beasts 2 Dos cubed 3 Close by 4 Body image? 5 Moreover 6 Texting shorthand for “I think” 7 Anti’s call 8 Catch sight of 9 “Goldfinger” singer Shirley 10 French thirst quencher 11 Electric guitar connection 12 Pointers 13 Actor Everett 14 Customs worker 15 Golf bag item 16 Fender bender, e.g. 17 Tagged for a particular use 18 Plains tribe 19 Bulletin fodder 24 Iris’ layer 29 Miles of jazz 31 Student transcript no. 32 Long-used adage 33 Least shallow 35 P-shaped Greek letter 36 Sculler’s tool 38 Promising solemnly 39 Illinois city 40 Size 41 “— culpa” 42 Oreck product, for short 43 St. Pat’s land 44 Lucy’s Arnaz 45 BBQ sides 50 In present times 52 Church topper 53 Bishops’ toppers 55 Greg Evans’ long-running comic strip 57 Isolated 59 Poker IOUs 60 Fliers’ military branch 64 Neopagan practice 65 Full of racket 67 Autos such as Ramblers and Pacers 68 Half of Hispaniola 71 Tanzanian tourist treks 73 Must 74 Pant-length measure 75 Perfume from petals 77 Chevy SUVs 79 Chuck Berry title woman 80 Rural assent to a woman 81 Together, in music scores 82 Bringing to a conclusion 84 Bracing drink 88 Singers executing quavers 89 With vehemence 90 Genetic ID 92 — choy 96 Conclusion 97 “Goodness!” 99 Mil. officer 102 Share, as a blog entry 103 Web-footed wading bird 104 “Me neither” 105 Pioneer Boone 109 Maudlin sentimentality 110 Guthrie of folk singing 112 Legendary snow beast 114 Hacienda house 116 “Orinoco Flow” singer 117 Yemeni port 118 “Hey, over here ...” 120 Org. for club swingers 121 No, in Paisley 122 Part of TGIF 123 “Just joking!” 124 Lingerie item 125 The, in Arles

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