0118-15 New York Times Crossword Answers 18 Jan 15, Sunday

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CROSSWORD SETTER: Joe Krozel
THEME: Changelings … each of today’s themed answers is a word ladder, stretching horizontally across the grid. So, each word in the answer is four letters long, and one letter is changed as we move from word to word through the answer:

27A. Gigantic sled hauls firewood quite a bit : HUGE LUGE LUGS LOGS LOTS
34A. Domestic worker claimed shifting beach engulfed basin : MAID SAID SAND SANK SINK
60A. Friends who have never been to the beach don’t walk by the girl so often : PALE PALS PASS LASS LESS
67A. Children show their affection for model Kate above all others : KIDS KISS MISS MOSS MOST
92A. Boisterous oaf confused the previous set of actors : LOUD LOUT LOST LAST CAST
100A. Mr. Chamberlain intends to top off his gas tank : WILT WILL FILL FULL FUEL

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Across

14. One with accounts, for short : AD REP
Advertising representative (ad rep)

20. Jets or chargers starter : TURBO-
Turbofans and turbojets are types of aircraft engine. Turbofan engines are quite common on large passenger aircraft. Turbojet engines are more efficient at speeds higher than Mach 2, so are more likely to be found on something like a cruise missile.

A turbocharger is a device that is designed to extract more power out of an internal combustion engine. It does so by increasing the pressure of the air entering the intake. The pressure increase comes from the use of a compressor, which is cleverly powered by the engine’s own exhaust gases.

21. Doozy : LULU
We call a remarkable thing or a person a “lulu”. The term is used in honor of Lulu Hurst, a stage magician active in the 1880s who was also known as the Georgia Wonder.

Eleanora Duse was an Italian actress, known professionally simply as “Duse”. There is a theory that our term “doozy” derived from Eleanora’s family name. I guess she was a “doozy”.

22. Revolutionary patriot Silas : DEANE
Silas Deane was a member of the Continental Congress. When Deane was dispatched to Paris by the Congress, he became America’s first foreign diplomat. His amazing story is told in Joel Richard Paul’s book called “Unlikely Allies”.

25. Actress Lena : OLIN
The lovely Lena Olin is a Swedish actress, clearly someone who had acting in her blood. Her mother was the actress Britta Holmberg and her father the actor and director Stig Olin. Olin had a very successful career in Sweden, often working with the great Ingmar Bergman. Olin’s breakthrough international and English-speaking role was playing opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in “The Unbearable Lightness of Being” released in 1988. Way back in 1974, the lovely Miss Olin was crowned Miss Scandinavia in a beauty pageant for Nordic women held in Helsinki, Finland.

27. Gigantic sled hauls firewood quite a bit : HUGE LUGE LUGS LOGS LOTS
A luge is a small sled used by one or two people, on which one lies face up and feet first. The luge can be compared to the skeleton, a sled for only one person and on which the rider lies face down and goes down the hill head-first.

31. 1970s-’80s TV sheriff : LOBO
Claude Akins was an actor from Nelson, Georgia. Although Akins acted in many Hollywood films, he is best remembered for playing Sheriff Lobo in the seventies TV show “B. J. and the Bear”.

33. Grub : EATS
“Grub” is slang for food. The word “grub” has been used in this sense since way back in the 1600s, possible derived from birds eating grubs.

43. Hong Kong, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
Hong Kong first became part of the British Empire after the First Opium War in 1842. In 1898, Britain signed a 99-year lease to retain control of Hong Kong. That control ended 99 years later in 1997 with a formal transfer of sovereignty back to China.

48. Put an end to : SCOTCH
“To scotch” is to stamp out or crush. The current usage of the word was apparently popularised in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”.

51. Catastrophic start or end? : CEE
There is a letter C (cee) at both the start and the end of the word “catastrophic”.

52. Word after camper or before Camp’s : VAN
Van Camp’s is the second-most popular brand of canned beans in the US, after Bush’s. The brand name originated with Gilbert Van Camp in 1861.

65. Driver’s assignment: Abbr. : RTE
Route (rte.)

66. Arrangement of hosing? : SCAM
The slang term “scam” meaning a swindle may come from the British slang “scamp”.

“To hose” is a slang term meaning to cheat, or trick.

67. Children show their affection for model Kate above all others : KIDS KISS MISS MOSS MOST
Kate Moss is an English supermodel. Moss is reported to have earned $9 million for her work in 2007. In 2008, a gold statue valued at almost $3 million was made of Moss for an exhibition in the British Museum. It is thought that the work is the largest gold statue to have been produced since those made by the Ancient Egyptians.

76. Comics canine : ODIE
Odie is Garfield’s best friend and is a slobbery beagle, a character in Jim Davis’s comic strip.

81. “Waking ___ Devine” (1998 movie) : NED
“Waking Ned Devine” is an entertaining comedy film from 1998 set in Ireland. It’s all about Ned Devine who wins a fortune from the National Lottery but also who dies before he can claim the prize. The whole village conspires to “keep him alive” so that the winnings will be delivered and the locals can share the loot. Worth a rental …

87. ___ Romeo : ALFA
The “Alfa” in Alfa Romeo is actually an acronym, standing for Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili (“Lombard Automobile Factory, Public Company”). ALFA was an enterprise founded in 1909 and which was taken over by Nicola Romeo in 1915. In 1920 the company name was changed to Alfa Romeo.

91. Lines around Chicago : ELS
The Chicago “L” is the second largest rapid transit system in the US, with the New York City Subway being the largest. The “L” is also the second oldest, again with the New York City Subway system having the honor of being around the longest. Note that the official nickname for the system is the “L” (originally short for “elevated railroad”), although the term “El” is also in common use (especially in crosswords as “ELS”). The L is managed by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).

97. Outdoor party : LUAU
Nowadays the word “luau” denotes almost any kind of party on the Hawaiian Islands, but to the purist a luau is a feast that always includes a serving of “poi”, the bulbous underground stems of taro baked with coconut milk.

98. Info for a limo driver : ETA
Expected time of arrival (ETA)

99. “Ta-ta” : CIAO
“Ciao” is the Italian for “‘bye”. “Arrivederci” is more formal, and translates as “goodbye”.

An Englishman might say “ta-ta” or “cheerio” instead of “goodbye”. Well, supposedly so …

100. Mr. Chamberlain intends to top off his gas tank : WILT WILL FILL FULL FUEL
Wilt Chamberlain was one of the best basketball players of all time, certainly based on the number of records that he still holds. Chamberlain is the only player to have scored 100 points in a single NBA game, and the only player to average more than 40 points in a season. He was given many nicknames during his career, but the one that he preferred was “the Big Dipper”, a reference to his need to dip his head to pass his 7ft 1in frame through doorways.

109. Capital where snail noodle soup is popular : HANOI
Hanoi was the capital of North Vietnam, and Saigon the capital of South Vietnam, during the Vietnam War. After the conflict ended, Hanoi was made capital of the reunified state. Saigon, the larger metropolis, was renamed to Ho Chi Minh City.

110. Pew, for one : SEAT
A pew is a bench in a church, usually with a high back. The original pews were raised and sometimes enclosed seats in the church used by women and important men or families. “Pew” comes from the Old French “puie” meaning “balcony, elevation”.

111. Coquette : TEASE
A “coquet” is a male flirt, with “coquette” being a female flirt. The word comes from French, and is the diminutive of “coq”, the word for a cock. A cock might well be accused of “strutting his stuff” around the chicken run.

114. Sleeveless item, for short : CAMI
A camisole (also “cami”) is a sleeveless undergarment worn by women that extends down to the waist. “Camisole” is a French word that we imported into English, which ultimately derives from the Latin “camisia” meaning “shirt, nightgown”.

116. Mosque leader :
An imam is a Muslim leader, often the person in charge of a mosque or perhaps a Muslim community.

117. Bog accumulations : PEATS
When dead plant matter accumulates in marshy areas, it may not fully decay due to a lack of oxygen or acidic conditions. We are familiar with this in Ireland, because this decaying matter can form peat, and we have lots and lots of peat bogs.

118. Head of a Tatar group : KHAN
Tatars are an ethnic group of people, mainly residing in Russia (a population of about 5 1/2 million). One of the more famous people with a Tatar heritage was Hollywood actor Charles Bronson. Bronson’s real name was Charles Buchinsky.

119. Comics canine : SNERT
Snert is the clever dog that belongs to Hägar the Horrible in the classic comic strip.

120. Early 1900s gold rush locale : NOME
The Nome Gold Rush of 1899-1909 was remarkable in the ease that the precious metal could be gathered. Many prospectors were finding gold lying in beach sand and were making their fortunes without even having to make a claim.

Down
2. Home of Hanauma Bay : OAHU
Hanauma Bay is located east of Honolulu on the coast of Oahu. In Hawaiian “hana” means bay and “uma” means curve, so the locals usually refer to the area as simply Hanauma, as the word “Bay” is extraneous.

4. BP logo shape until 2000 : SHIELD
BP is an oil and gas company headquartered in London, UK. BP started out as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company in 1909 with the remit of exploiting oil discovered in Iran. The company name was changed to British Petroleum in 1954, and today the name used is simply “BP”.

5. QB who led the Cowboys to victories in Super Bowls VI and XII : STAUBACH
Roger Staubach was a Heisman Trophy winner and a quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys for ten years. After Staubach retired from football he started a highly successful commercial real estate business. The Staubach Company now has a multi-billion dollar portfolio of properties.

6. Varnish ingredient : TUNG OIL
Tung oil is obtained from the tung tree by pressing the seed found within the tree’s nuts. The oil is used as a component in varnish for wood finishing.

7. Art Deco artist : ERTE
Erté was the pseudonym of French artist (Russian born) Romain de Tirtoff. Erté is the French pronunciation of his initials “R.T.”

8. First person to die in the Bible : ABEL
In the story of Cain and Abel in the Book of Genesis, Cain murders his brother Abel. Subsequently, God asks Cain, “Where is Abel thy brother?” Cain replies, “I know not. Am I my brother’s keeper?”

12. This and that : OLIO
Olio is a term meaning a hodgepodge or a mixture, coming from the mixed stew of the same name. The stew in turn takes its name from the Spanish “olla”, the clay pot used for cooking.

14. Majority group : ADULTS
The “age of majority” is a legal term, meaning the age at which an individual ceases to be a minor and is treated as an adult. The age of majority is distinct from the “age of license”, the age at which an individual is given permission to do something (like drive perhaps, or purchase alcohol).

16. Whole bunch : RAFT
The terms “slew” and “raft” can be used to mean “large amount”.

17. Nephew of 8-Down : ENOS
Enos, as the son of Seth, was the grandson of Adam and Eve.

28. “Was ist ___?” : LOS
“Was ist los?” is German for “What is wrong?”

29. Bombay and Boodles : GINS
The Star of Bombay is a huge sapphire that was mined in Sri Lanka, with a weight of 182 carats. The gemstone was given as a gift to actress Mary Pickford by her husband Douglas Fairbanks. Pickford left the Star of Bombay in her will to the Smithsonian Institute, where it can be seen today. The British gin called Bombay Sapphire is named for the stone.

Boodles British Gin was introduced in 1845, and was named for the Boodle’s gentleman’s club in London. Winston Churchill was a member of the club, and Boodles was purportedly his favorite brand.

30. H. H. Munro pseudonym : SAKI
Hector Hugh Munro was a British writer, actually born in Burma. Munro was famous for his short stories, which he published using the pen name “Saki”. His most well-known story is “The Open Window”, which ends with the great line “Romance at short notice was her specialty”.

35. Music grp. : ASCAP
ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) collects licence fees for musicians and distributes royalties to composers whose works have been performed. BMI (Broadcast Music Incorporated) provides the same service.

36. Actress Massey : ILONA
Ilona Massey was a Hollywood actress, a native of Budapest in Hungary. Given her cultural background and the period at which she hit the big screen, Massey was marketed by the studios as “the new Dietrich”.

37. Model add-on : DECAL
A decal is a decorative sticker, short for “decalcomania”. The term is derived from the French “décalquer”, the practice of tracing a pattern from paper onto glass or perhaps porcelain.

38. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
Camille Saint-Saens was one of the great French composers in my opinion. Saint-Saëns composed during the Romantic Era, and it was he who introduced the symphonic poem to France. Even his light and airy “The Carnival of the Animals” is a lovely work.

39. Cars once advertised with the slogan “Find your own road” : SAABS
SAAB stands for Svenska Aeroplan AB, which translates into English as Swedish Aeroplane Limited. SAAB was, and still is, mainly an aircraft manufacturer. If you take small hops in Europe you might find yourself on a SAAB passenger plane. The SAAB automotive division was acquired by General Motors in the year 2000, who then sold it to a Dutch concern in 2010. However, SAAB (automotive) finally went bankrupt in 2011. A Chinese consortium purchased the assets of SAAB Automotive in 2012, and so SAAB vehicles are in production again. The new vehicles are using the SAAB name, but cannot use the SAAB griffin logo, the rights to which have been retained by the mother company.

40. Record of the year : ANNAL
“Annal” is a rarely used word, the singular of the more common “annals”. An annal would be the recorded events of one year, with annals being the chronological record of events in successive years. The term “annal” comes from the Latin “annus” meaning “year”.

41. “Necktie” : NOOSE
“Necktie” is a slang term for a hangman’s noose.

42. Mila of “That ’70s Show” : KUNIS
Mila Kunis is a Ukrainian-born, American actress, who plays Jackie Burkhart on “That ’70s Show”. Fans of the cartoon series “Family Guy” might recognize her voicing the Meg Griffin character. In ”Black Swan”, Kunis plays a rival ballet dancer to the character played by Natalie Portman. In her personal life, Kunis dated Macaulay Culkin for 8 years.

49. Literature’s Nan or Gay : TALESE
Nan Talese is an editor working at Doubleday. She is married to author Gay Talese, who is apparently in the process of writing a novel based on their life together.

Gay Talese is an American author, famous as a journalist in the sixties at “The New York Times”. His 1981 book “Thy Neighbor’s Wife” is a study of sexuality in America in the early fifties. Apparently, as research for the book, Talese had sexual relations with his own neighbor’s wife for several months at a sexuality resort in Southern California called Sandstone Retreat.

56. “Midnight Cowboy” role : RATSO
Enrico Salvatore “Ratso” Rizzo is one of the characters in the groundbreaking 1969 movie “Midnight Cowboy”. Rizzo is a down-and-out con man, played by Dustin Hoffman.

The 1969 movie “Midnight Cowboy” is a Hollywood adaptation of a novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. It’s a pretty depressing story about a young Texan (played by Jon Voight) who heads to New York City to make money as a hustler, hiring himself out to women for sex. Pretty soon the young man ends up selling his body for sex with males as well. Prior to release the MPAA gave the movie an R-rating, but the United Artists studio took advice and decided to release it with an X-rating. When “Midnight Cowboy” won the Best Picture Academy Award in 1969, it became the only X-rated film to be so honored.

58. Mil. decorations : DSCS
The Distinguished Service Cross (DSC) is the second highest honor awarded to members of the US Army. The DSC is equivalent to the Navy Cross and the Air Force Cross.

59. “Sometimes you feel like a nut” nut : ALMOND
Hershey’s used a famous jingle in a seventies ad campaign for the Mounds candy bar:

Sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t,
Almond Joy’s got nuts,
Mounds don’t.

I think my favorite candy growing up was an Almond Joy, although in my part of the world it was a little different formulation and was called a Bounty Bar (and was more like a Mounds bar). The Almond Joy bar has been around since 1946.

63. Pago Pago locale : SAMOA
Pago Pago is the capital of American Samoa in the South Pacific. The island was used by the US Navy during WWII and it managed to escape most of the conflict. The only military incident of consequence was the shelling of the city’s harbor by a Japanese submarine. A more devastating event was the tsunami that hit Pago Pago and surrounding areas in 2009, causing widespread damage and numerous deaths.

67. “King ___” : KONG
The classic 1993 movie “”King Kong” was remade in 2005 by Peter Jackson of “Lord of the Rings” fame. The female lead, played by Fay Wray in the original, was portrayed by Naomi Watts in the remake. The cost of production was a whopping $207 million, a record for any movie made up to that date.

68. Toy company that made Betsy Wetsy : IDEAL
Betsy Wetsy was a very popular toy doll that was introduced in 1934. Betsy Wetsy’s appeal was that she could be given a drink via her open mouth, which resulted in her wetting her diaper a few moments later. Some of that water was rerouted as “real tears” that seeped from her eyes.

70. Bungle : SNAFU
SNAFU is an acronym standing for Situation Normal: All Fouled Up (well, that’s the “polite” version!). As you might imagine, the term developed in the US Army, during WWII.

72. Quaint contraction : MAYN’T
May not (mayn’t)

73. “Love Story” co-star : O’NEAL
Actor Ryan O’Neal got his big break in the sixties on television. He appeared in the prime-time soap opera “Peyton Place”, opposite fellow newcomer Mia Farrow. Then in 1970 he landed a starring role in the hit movie “Love Story”, which established him in Hollywood. O’Neal was an amateur boxer before he turned to acting, and established a respectable record Golden Gloves competitions. These days, O’Neal has a recurring role on the TV show “Bones”, playing the title character’s father.

There’s no doubt that the 1970 movie “Love Story” is one of the great romantic dramas of all time, but I just think Ali MacGraw was hopelessly miscast and really took the shine off the film for me. I know I am in a small minority that holds that view, as she was nominated for an Oscar for her performance.

74. The Beach Boys’ “Surfer Girl” vis-à-vis “Little Deuce Coupe” : SIDE A
“Little Deuce Coupe” is one of those hits that was released as B-side. It’s song written by Brian Wilson and Roger Christian that was released by the Beach Boys in 1963 on the B-side to “Surfer Girl”. The title refers to the Ford Model B automobile. In the 1940s, the 1932 Ford Model B became known as the ideal hot rod. It was given the slang name “deuce coupé”, with “deuce” being a reference to the “two” in the “1932” model year.

83. California city where the first Apple computer was built : LOS ALTOS
Los Altos is a wealthy city located not far from here, and is a largely residential community serving Silicon Valley and San Francisco. “Los Altos” is Spanish for “the heights”.

The original Apple Computer (now called Apple I), was released in 1976. Only 200 Apple I’s were made in all, and each of them were hand-assembled by Steve Wozniak, the machine’s designer. Apparently, just over 60 Apple I’s exist today, with only six of them in working condition. The retail price back then was $666.66. A working Apple I was sold at auction in 2013 for $668.000.

88. Comedian who said “Every day starts, my eyes open and I reload the program of misery” : LOUIS CK
“Louis C.K.” is the stage name of comedian Louis Szekely. The family name “Szekely” is Hungarian, and “CK” is an approximation of the name in English.

90. Non-PC person : MAC USER
Macintosh (also “Mac”) is a line of computers from Apple Inc. The first Mac was introduced in 1984, and I remember someone showing me one at work in those early days of personal computing. There was a piece of white plastic connected to the main computer by a cord, and I was amazed when the guy showed me that it controlled where the cursor was on the screen. My colleague told me that this lump of plastic was called “a mouse” …

The original IBM Personal Computer is model number 5150, which was introduced to the world on August 12, 1981. The term “personal computer” was already in use, but the success of the IBM 5150 led to the term “PC” being used for all computer products compatible with the IBM platform.

95. 1960s chess champion Mikhail : TAL
Mikhail Tal was truly a chess legend. Tal holds the record for the longest unbeaten streak in competition chess. And the second longest winning streak, well, that was by Tal as well.

101. Early cultivator of potatoes : INCA
The potato was first grown as a crop in what is now southern Peru. After the Spanish conquered the Incas, they introduced the potato to Europe, in the second half of the 16th century.

102. Mrs. Rabin of Israel : LEAH
Leah Rabin was the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Rabin was pressured into resigning from the government in 1977, when a journalist exposed an illegal US dollar bank account held jointly by the Rabins. Leah had been spotted making a withdrawal from the account in a Washington, D.C. bank. The scandal is now referred to as the Dollar Account Affair.

103. “Rama ___ Ding Dong” (1961 hit) : LAMA
“Rama Lama Ding Dong” was a hit in 1961, although it had been released in 1957 under the erroneous title “Lama Rama Ding Dong” and didn’t quite make it. The song was recorded by the doo-wop group called the Edsels, named after the latest (and “doomed”) Ford automobile. Before becoming the Edsels, the group was called the Essos, after the oil company.

106. Fendi ___ (men’s cologne) : UOMO
“Uomo” is the Italian word for “man”. The Italian for “woman” is “donna”.

Fendi is an Italian fashion house, founded in 1925 by Adele Casagrande. Fendi started out as a fur and leather shop in Rome, and these days is famous for its line of handbags.

108. Tick-borne affliction : LYME
Lyme disease is an infectious disease that is becoming more and more common. The condition takes its name from the town of Lyme, Connecticut where several cases were diagnosed in 1975. Humans catch the disease when bitten by infected ticks. If caught early enough, the disease is usually successfully treated with antibiotics.

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For the sake of completion, here is a full listing of all the answers:
Across
1. Hirer/firer : BOSS
5. Iron setting : STEAM
10. Food processor setting : CHOP
14. One with accounts, for short : AD REP
19. Darn, e.g. : OATH
20. Jets or chargers starter : TURBO-
21. Doozy : LULU
22. Revolutionary patriot Silas : DEANE
23. Asian cuisine : THAI
24. Put in the minimum stake : ANTED
25. Actress Lena : OLIN
26. Willing to do : UP FOR
27. Gigantic sled hauls firewood quite a bit : HUGE LUGE LUGS LOGS LOTS
31. 1970s-’80s TV sheriff : LOBO
32. Tell a story : LIE
33. Grub : EATS
34. Domestic worker claimed shifting beach engulfed basin : MAID SAID SAND SANK SINK
43. Hong Kong, e.g.: Abbr. : ISL
44. No-no on gym floors : CLEATS
45. Voting no : ANTI
46. Band news : TOUR
48. Put an end to : SCOTCH
51. Catastrophic start or end? : CEE
52. Word after camper or before Camp’s : VAN
53. Fused : ONE
54. It may go from sea to shining sea : CANAL
55. Word in many California city names : SAN
56. Blue : RIBALD
59. “You wish!” : AS IF!
60. Friends who have never been to the beach don’t walk by the girl so often : PALE PALS PASS LASS LESS
64. Characteristic times : ERAS
65. Driver’s assignment: Abbr. : RTE
66. Arrangement of hosing? : SCAM
67. Children show their affection for model Kate above all others : KIDS KISS MISS MOSS MOST
76. Comics canine : ODIE
77. Energetic sort : DYNAMO
78. “That’s ___-brainer” : A NO
79. Stuffing ingredient : ONION
81. “Waking ___ Devine” (1998 movie) : NED
82. Hubbub : ADO
83. Solution for some housework : LYE
84. Villain : BADDIE
85. [I am shocked!] : GASP!
87. ___ Romeo : ALFA
89. Generic : NO-NAME
91. Lines around Chicago : ELS
92. Boisterous oaf confused the previous set of actors : LOUD LOUT LOST LAST CAST
97. Outdoor party : LUAU
98. Info for a limo driver : ETA
99. “Ta-ta” : CIAO
100. Mr. Chamberlain intends to top off his gas tank : WILT WILL FILL FULL FUEL
109. Capital where snail noodle soup is popular : HANOI
110. Pew, for one : SEAT
111. Coquette : TEASE
112. Sly : FOXY
113. When prompted : ON CUE
114. Sleeveless item, for short : CAMI
115. Like some brewing containers : OAKEN
116. Mosque leader : IMAM
117. Bog accumulations : PEATS
118. Head of a Tatar group : KHAN
119. Comics canine : SNERT
120. Early 1900s gold rush locale : NOME

Down
1. This and that : BOTH
2. Home of Hanauma Bay : OAHU
3. Solo, in a way : STAG
4. BP logo shape until 2000 : SHIELD
5. QB who led the Cowboys to victories in Super Bowls VI and XII : STAUBACH
6. Varnish ingredient : TUNG OIL
7. Art Deco artist : ERTE
8. First person to die in the Bible : ABEL
9. Adjust, as pitch : MODULATE
10. Shut : CLOSED
11. Oceanic body : HULL
12. This and that : OLIO
13. Strong and sharp : PUNGENT
14. Majority group : ADULTS
15. Silt, e.g. : DEPOSIT
16. Whole bunch : RAFT
17. Nephew of 8-Down : ENOS
18. As stated in : PER
28. “Was ist ___?” : LOS
29. Bombay and Boodles : GINS
30. H. H. Munro pseudonym : SAKI
34. This and that: Abbr. : MISC
35. Music grp. : ASCAP
36. Actress Massey : ILONA
37. Model add-on : DECAL
38. Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
39. Cars once advertised with the slogan “Find your own road” : SAABS
40. Record of the year : ANNAL
41. “Necktie” : NOOSE
42. Mila of “That ’70s Show” : KUNIS
47. Court V.I.P.’s : REFS
49. Literature’s Nan or Gay : TALESE
50. Supply room worker : CLERK
52. Metaphors for serious headaches : VISES
55. Flip : SASSY
56. “Midnight Cowboy” role : RATSO
57. Loop around the West? : LASSO
58. Mil. decorations : DSCS
59. “Sometimes you feel like a nut” nut : ALMOND
61. Not free : PAID
62. Super : PRIMO
63. Pago Pago locale : SAMOA
67. “King ___” : KONG
68. Toy company that made Betsy Wetsy : IDEAL
69. Playground comeback : DID SO!
70. Bungle : SNAFU
71. Upset with : MAD AT
72. Quaint contraction : MAYN’T
73. “Love Story” co-star : O’NEAL
74. The Beach Boys’ “Surfer Girl” vis-à-vis “Little Deuce Coupe” : SIDE A
75. Works : TOILS
80. Egg holder : NEST
83. California city where the first Apple computer was built : LOS ALTOS
84. “Hush!” : BE SILENT!
86. Retreat : PULL OUT
87. “There oughta be ___” : A LAW
88. Comedian who said “Every day starts, my eyes open and I reload the program of misery” : LOUIS CK
89. Cry of innocence : NOT I!
90. Non-PC person : MAC USER
93. Border payments : DUTIES
94. Kept : LEFT IN
95. 1960s chess champion Mikhail : TAL
96. Halloween prop : COFFIN
100. Die down : WANE
101. Early cultivator of potatoes : INCA
102. Mrs. Rabin of Israel : LEAH
103. “Rama ___ Ding Dong” (1961 hit) : LAMA
104. Show bias : LEAN
105. Like some lashes and tans : FAKE
106. Fendi ___ (men’s cologne) : UOMO
107. Activity at a doctor’s office : EXAM
108. Tick-borne affliction : LYME
109. Leapfrog : HOP

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