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Bending All the Rules

Bending All the Rules

By Warren Manners

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1 Leo’s dad 1 4 out of 52
6 Quarry 2 Muscat resident
10 First mate 3 Rattles
14 Multitudes 4 To the ____ (full)
19 Forcefully 5 Matrilineal
20 Advanced 6 Hypotension drug
21 Star in Lyra 7 Campus military grp.
22 Go for 8 Genesis twin
23 White lily 9 Cries
24 Series ender 10 Self-image?
25 ___ Called Horse 11 ASOP 37
26 Widow’s inheritance 12 Lab gel
27 Tebowed 13 Lion’s pride?
28 David, for example 14 Pencil wood
30 Crab’s claw 15 Hello, in Hilo
31 Milquetoasts 16 Three, to eight
33 Base 17 Immune system unit
34 Etesian 18 Drift
35 ASOP 33 29 First pope
38 Dependable 32 Olden days
41 KGB successor 34 Brown bear known as the Japanese grizzly
44 Channel changer? 36 Attack
46 37
51 ASOP23 39 Dis
53 Aspen lift 40 Cookie holder
54 Problem with some models 41 F.D.R. pet
55 Ayers Rock 42 Stupefy
56 Survey 43 Fermenting yeasts
57 Dutch ____ 45 Lass
59 Suffers 47 Leaves in the pantry
60 Dolphins Hall of Famer 48 African Corn lily
62 2012 Facebook event 49 Monet medium
63 ASOP 25 50 Car of yore
66 Refuse 51 Clinker
67 Pigeonhole 52
68 G-rated 56 That’s a shame
70 Gives a boost 57 Green org.
72 Bow 58 ASOP 18
75 61 Decay
76 Some punches 62 Suffix with road or aunt
77 Yentas 63 Players
82 Section of London or NYC 64 Laughter, in Lyon
84 Memo. 65
85 Knitting stitches (abbr.) 69 Lumber unit
86 Sliwa topper 71 Length of time
87 Chinese name for the Yellow Sea 72 1968 US Open winner
91 Pope piece 73 Gravy base
92 74 Crack, in a way
93 ASOP 17 78 Early Mexican inhabitant
95 As a result 79 One of HOMES
98 ___ Boys: Dire Straits 80 Soaks to loosen fibers
99 Mental deficiency 81 Rooting section?
101 83 Whole
103 Part of aspirin 84 Personal bearing
107 Acad. 85 NI/E
109 Futures dealer? 88 Feature of aging
114 Manfred von Richthofen, for example 89 Web lang.
115 Flip-flop 90 Corroded
119 Napoleon’s sister 91 Temporary stage
120 Elliptical 94
121 Small wild ox 96 John, notably
122 Inca sun god 97 Jr. and sr.
123 Sophia of “Two Women” 100 Cell dweller
124 Patron saint of dancers 102 Loophole
125 Cast 103 Over one’s head
126 Criticizes 104 Trivial complaint
127 Turn inside out 105 Poet’s Muse
128 Sea serpent 106 Tally, in Britain
129 Panache 108 Activates
130 Young oyster 110 ____ hitch (kind of knot)
131 Shoulder muscle 111 Personnel chief
112 Rhone feeder
113 Slopes
115 HS exams
116 Outfit
117 Lose it
118 Sicilian hot spot

 

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In order to make the solver list, your solutions must be received by Jan. 31, 2020.

 

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