PREMIER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

PHONY-BALONEY

2022-05-12T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-05-12T07:00:00.0000000Z

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Obituaries

ACROSS 1 Wearing nightclothes, for short 6 Meanie’s look 11 In addition 15 Eyelid hair 19 Steel, e.g. 20 Ancient Greek region 21 Empty spaces 22 World’s fair 23 Illegal detention 25 Columbus is its capital 26 British actor Guinness 27 “Mind your — business!” 28 High, round collar not folding over on itself 31 Without any variety 35 Ingest 36 Boston NBAer, for short 37 Paint job made to look like marble, wood, etc. 41 New Nintendo console of 2012 43 Big antlered beast 47 Opposite of dep., in an airport 48 Thin porridge 50 Saw against the main grain, as wood 52 Bit of money seized by a Secret Service agent 58 Ecol. monitor 59 Middays 60 Tiny arachnid 61 J. — Hoover 64 Like overdue birthday wishes 67 Bill & Ted went on one in a 1991 film 70 Wombs 71 Bible book after Prov. 74 Q-V linkup 75 “Spider-Man” director Sam 76 Wedlock not based on love 79 Cheer up 81 Burros, e.g. 82 — occasion (never) 83 Paris’ river 84 Toronto-to-Montreal dir. 85 Prada or Fendi replica, maybe 91 “Beloved” novelist Toni 94 Buc, Bronco or Niner 95 Beatty of film 97 Cindy Brady player Susan 98 Former jets to the U.K. 101 Bit of non-needled body art 105 Sour plum 107 Stage star Hagen 109 Title for Kate Middleton 110 Component of a coated glass-bead bracelet, perhaps 117 Even score 118 Forum attire 119 In the past 120 Apt cry of disbelief for this puzzle 125 Coagulate 126 Rebuke from Caesar 127 Like a dweeb 128 About, before a date 129 At this place 130 Lather (up) 131 Gather up 132 Hoodwinked DOWN 1 Global finance org. 2 Teacher’s union, in brief 3 Old TV ministry inits. 4 2002 “Friday the 13th” sequel 5 Whole lotta 6 Knightly title 7 Bulblike base of a stem 8 — cat (two-base game) 9 Neighbor of Minn. and Ill. 10 Jewish potato pancake 11 Relative of a guinea pig 12 Lion portrayer Bert 13 Feature of Betty Boop’s hair 14 “— Mio” 15 Crude sheds 16 Car shaft 17 Project detail, for short 18 Sell at a pawnshop 24 Opponent 29 “I taut I — a puddy tat!” 30 Shade trees 31 Flip — coin 32 DEA worker 33 Irish money 34 Bring about 38 Some flawed garments: Abbr. 39 Add-on to the end of a wd. 40 Bit of a bray 42 Most polar 44 Sea nymph 45 Sovereign 46 Letter two before iota 49 VIP vehicle 51 Margarine 53 Deprives of weapons 54 “Sorry, too busy” 55 Bodily digit 56 Big striped cat, in French 57 A/C output qtys. 62 Landscape painter Asher Brown — 63 Like low-quality eggs 64 City transport 65 Alcohol in liquor 66 Landlords or landladies 67 Empty 68 Having protruding hearing organs 69 Yang go-with 72 Sings gently 73 U.S. pres., militarily 77 Inquires 78 “Continue” 80 Architect Maya 83 Chiang Kai- — 84 Broody rock genre 86 Investigate pryingly 87 Very loudly, in music 88 Miami loc. 89 Stud money 90 Old Storms and Trackers 92 Paraphrase 93 On Sunset Blvd., e.g. 96 Two, in Chile 99 Maintenance job on a car 100 Indy sponsor 102 Ballet outfit 103 Something very easy 104 Vegas casino 106 Some Siouan speakers 108 MetLife rival 110 Concern for a dermatologist 111 Concern for a dermatologist 112 Horror film lab assistant 113 Twice tetra114 “Psst” cousin 115 — avis 116 Some old Fords 121 The “S” of GPS: Abbr. 122 Hosp. zones 123 Ideal serve 124 Young fella

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