Crossword

Crossoku

Crossoku

By Warren Manners

Across
1. —
4. Decisive times
9. —
12. Original name for Sudoku, with 36 across
17. —
20. —
21. Sea duck
22. —
23. Dolts
24. —
25. —
26. Olin and Nyman
27. —
28 Overload
29. —
30. John, to Ringo
31. Pasture land
32. Pole, e.g.
36. See 12 across and 128 down
41. Pulitzer-winning TV critic Tom
45. ____ approximant: the best approximation of a function by a rational function of a given order
49. General purpose mortar mix
51. Zeus turned her to stone
52. Tokyo suburb
53. Right or left of center
54. _____ luna, a moth
56. Mountain in the Bernese Alps
58. Rim of a wheel
59. Sudoku Combinations (5 of these)
61. Burden
62. Sudoku Permutations (7 of these)
64. Aver
65. Horsefly
67. Jr. and Sr.
68. Plaits
69. Enero, e.g.
71. PC hookup
72. —
75. Locomotor organ: Zoological
77. —
80. Spherical
83. —
86. —
87. Antidote
88. —
89. Polished
90. —
91. —
92. Siberian language
93. —
94. Silk tree
95. —
96. Monty Python’s Flying Circus opener
97. Life of Pi director
98. See 4 across
104. Sixth sense
107. ____ Flux
110. Mkt. value of counterpty. credit risk
113. Explains
116. Fern spores
118. Mathematician Emmy ______
120. Tenures
121. Tracks
124. Sudoku inventor, with 126 across
125. Graf rival
126. See 124 across
127. Dakota dwellings
129. Ancient Scandinavian
130. Steams
131. Taken in
132. A member of orthodox Judaism
134. Rama’s wife
135. Stylish
136. Fiction or “stick” lead-in
138. —
141. Brawls
144. —
147, God of Irish mythology
149. —
152. —
153. Sportscaster Collinsworth is one of these
154. —
155. Lowermost deck
156. —
157. —
158. Inuit goddess of the sea
159. —
160. Brants
161. —

Down

1. —
2. —
3. —
4. Periodical that published first Sudoku puzzle, with 98 across
5. _____ the vine
6. Brave in “home of the brave”
7. Aye
8. AARP concern
9. —
10. —
11. —
12. Antiques Roadshow airer
13. Ignoble
14. Flowery shrub
15. Doesn’t go
16. Look at
17. —
18. —
19. —
32. Wounds
33. Mountainous region of Asia Minor
34. As is fitting
35. Obfuscate
37. Fire starter?
38. Amazon dolphin
39. Piano key wood
40. Come and go
41. ___CAHTOA
42. Doc blocs
43. English river
44. Spotted Iberian cat
45. _____ fast one
46. Hawaiian tree
47. Mouth watering
48. They’re perfect
50. Ted Nickel is Pres. of this org.
53. Moolah
55. Fa-la connector
57. Letters from Kissimmee?
58. Tropical tree
60. Ribbon worm
63. Famous Dutch economist
66. Grouse subfamily
70. Final Four matches
71. South American climbing plant
72. —
73. —
74. —
75. Coll. degr. most often found in Silicon Valley
76. Half a score
77. —
78. —
79. —
81. Roof finial
82. Toper’s trouble
83. —
84. —
85. —
98. Puts Ronaldo to shame
99. Take in or let out
100. “That in alliance, amity, and oaths there should be found such false dissembling _____?”: Shakespeare
101. Blemishes
102. Blemishes
103. Fingers
104. Auth. of “The Cathedral and the Bazaar”
105. Calm
106. Capital of Cape Verde
108. La-la lead-in
109. Diner sign
110. River flowing through Chad
111. Russian measure of distance
112. Ancient commune in the Metropolitan City of Rome
114. Rank below marquis
115. x − x3/3! + x5/5! − …
117. Network security appl.
119. Ark units
122. A Dead favorite
123. Shirley Maclaine to Warren Beatty
126. Filmmaker Jean-Luc _____
128. Translation of Sudoku, with 36 across
131. Intensity
133. Knuckleheads
135. Degs. for playwrights
137. Pickup spot?
138. —
139. —
140. —
142. Female half
143. New Deal org.
144. —
145. —
146. —
147. Cur
148. 100 square meters
149. —
150. —
151. —

 

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In order to make the solver list, your solutions must be received by Nov. 30, 2017.

Solvers

Anthony Amodeo, Dean Apps, Karl Baker, Andy Boyer, Lois Cappellano, SF CRMR, Todd Dashoff, Deb Edwards, Nick Franceshine, Steve Gallancy, Edgar Goral, J&J Holloman, Michael Jarnes, Allen Katz, Matt Kranovich, Ken Kudrak, Jerry Miccolis, Jim Muza, Alan Putney, Zig Swistunowicz, and Doug Szper.

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