Crossword

Dead Reckoning

Dead Reckoning

By Warren Manners

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1 A month of the Hindu year 1 NYPD broadcasts
6 Out for the night 2 Soil
10 Thunderbirds grp. 3 On the safe side
14 Huzzah! 4 Sphere
19 Locales for crests 5 Demimondaines
20 Spice from nutmeg 6 Tiny pond denizens
21 Ancient capital of Japan 7 False gods
22 Red cosmetic dye 8 Neutral hue
23 Make indistinct 9 X’s
24 British blueblood 10 “Come, hear _____”
25 Garden tool 11 Panopticon
26 Fantails and roes 12 Semitic language
27 “…all this life was just a dream, ____” 13 Be servile
29 Aegean island 14 Resting spots?
31 Noshed 15 ROA x Leverage
32 A school of sunfish 16 Geopolitical org.
33 Yonder 17 Curios
35 Filbert 18 Start
37 Block letters? 28 From A to Z
40 Pulls a Halloween prank, for short 30 Scientific name for basil
41 Fruit nicknamed the pineapple guava 34 Batter
42 Pique 36 “_____ don’t you come around here anymore”
43 A former monetary unit in Saudi Arabia 37 Realty stat.
45 Adorn 38 Small sheepdog
46 Is worthy of 39 Bind with ropes
50 Patisserie item 41 Trait
51 One of seven 44 Insurer based in Tennessee
53 Advanced degr. for a chaplain 45 Mesh
54 British garbage collectors 47 Impression
55 Rosewood tree of South America 48 Shoulder muscle
56 “______ it passed, as all things do”: Khaled Hosseini 49 Drum
58 Take up 52 “Shake it, shake it ____”
59 10th prime minister of Japan 54 “_____ was a woman, she was fine and fair”
60 Video format 57 Cons
62 Former Mideast gp. 58 Czech reformer
63 Bordeaux bottom 61 Chi follower
64 Wild party 63 Old name for modern Sulawesi
65 Unsecured promissory notes: abbr. 64 “Stand” band
68 Flight units 65 What limpets do
70 Inhabit 66 The Taming of the Shrew locale
72 Nationality suffix 67 Little brats
73 Veranda 69 Resident’s suffix
75 Atlas abbr. 70 Ukraine river
76 Unit of pain 71 Opposite of proximally
77 Gimlet garnish 74 “I told ____ I was feeling lost”
79 One way to describe Messi 76 Out of fashion
80 Shelter 78 Iberian river
81 Old dinero 80 Class action?
83 Fleeced 81 “Take a look at _____”
87 Almond, for one 82 Actuarial software
89 Lap dog 84 Brit’s floor covering
90 100 satang 85 Arab chieftain
91 Icy glaze 86 Beautify
92 Suture sites 88 Betelgeuse
93 Votes for 89 Stick bugs
95 A five syllable verse 93 Like Prometheus
97 Norton and Harris 94 Fainting
98 Amateur sleuths, Joe and Frank 96 Castaneda was his apprentice
99 Mideast org. 99 Bishops, e.g.
100 Planet in an old sitcom 101 Refinement
101 Scarborough’s locale 102 Live
104 Poplar tree 103 Ecru
105 Lithuania’s capital 105 Winner’s gesture
107 Dijon donkey 106 From the heart
108 Eventually 109 Orchestral heavyweight
110 “______ you better watch your speed” 111 Rose oil (Var.)
115 Leave in Lisbon 112 Himalayan plant
117 Outfit 113 Director Kazan
118 Auditory 114 Raw rice in Seoul
119 Mount Narodnaya’s range 116 Elmer, to Bugs
120 Hybrid cat
121 George Eliot’s “Adam ___”
122 Summon
123 Heart parts
124 Put together
125 Jewish month before Nisan
126 Fulmars’ kin
127 King of Clay


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Solvers:Anthony Amodeo, Dean Apps, Karl Baker, Todd Dashoff, Nick Franceschine, Phil Gollance, Jason Helbraun, J&J Holloman, Kenneth Kudrak, Jim Muza, Ray Niswander, Alan Putney, Zig Swistunowicz, Wendy Windsor.

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