07.20.08 -- Across the Board

Sunday, July 20, 2008

ACROSS THE BOARD, Puzzle by Barry C. Silk, edited by Will Shortz

KNIGHT, KING, ROOK, PAWN, BISHOP, QUEEN and CHESS are to be found in the circles of the across entries of GUYFAWKESNIGHT (22. November 5, in Britain); ROCKYMOUNTAINBIGHORN (29. Wild sheep of the western United States); SIRANTHONYHOPKINS (44. Best Actor of 1991); PROFESSIONALWRESTLING (59. It’s quite different from the high-school variety); PUBLISHINGCOMPANY (77. Viking, for one); QUARTERMASTERGENERAL (91. Army supply officer); and CHINESEMUSTARD (102. Egg roll topping, perhaps).

The Seventh Seal, 1971

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Other across: 1. Demanded without reason, SAIDSO; 7.
Leader of Lesbos?, LAMBDA; 13. Unlikely attenders of R-rated films, PRUDES; 19. Honor, ACCEPT; 20. Injustice, RAWDEAL; 21. Feel remorse for, REPENT; 25. Thin as ARAIL; 26. Depression, GLOOM; 28. Humans last lived there in 2000, MIR; 36. Mocks, JAPES; 37. “La Gioconda” mezzo-soprano, LAURA; 38. Flies over the Equator, TSETSES; 39. Salt Lake City player, UTE; 40. Annual Sunday event, with “the”, OSCARS; 43. Breezes (through), SAILS; 49. Treat like a hero, maybe, MOB; 52. In direct opposition, TOETOTOE; 53.Gaudy jewelry, in slang, BLING; 54. Broad, DAME; 55, Alphabet quartet, MNOP; 56. Trail to follow, SPOOR; 58. Ring figure; BOXER; 66. Transfix, RIVET; 67. Eurasian ducks, SMEWS; 68. Climactic scene in “Hamlet”, DUEL; 69. Parrying weapon, EPEE; 70. Blackmore’s Lorna, DOONE; 72. City 70 miles SSW of Toledo, LIMAOHIO; 76. ZEN state; 81. La Scala cheer, BRAVA; 83. Events registered by seismometers, in brief, ATESTS; 83. Resident: Suffix, ITE; 84. Foamcore component, STYRENE; 87. “Doctor Zhivago” role, PASHA; 89. Deserving a lower insurance premium, SAFER; 96. Spigoted vessel, URN; 97. Italie et Allemagne, ETATS; 98. Single-handedly, ALONE; 99. Equitable way to return a favor, INKIND; 109. Thatched, REEDED; 110. Perfume ingredient, ROSOIL; 111. Mrs. Woody Allen, SOONYI; 112. It may be bilateral, TREATY; 113. Belgian city with an 1854 manifesto, OSTEND; 114. Like shorelines, often, ERODED.

Down: 1. Lose strength, SAG; 2. Prefix with pressure, ACU; 3. Standoffish, ICY; 4. Give bad marks, DEFACE; 5. Signs of a bad outlet, SPARKS; 6. “Venice Preserved” dramatist Thomas, OTWAY; 7. Part of U.N.L.V., LAS; 8. Natural bristle, AWN; 9. Year that Michelangelo began work on “David”, MDI; 10. One desiring change, BEGGAR; 11.
National flower of Mexico, DAHLIA; 12. Illinois city, site of the last Lincoln-Douglas debate, ALTON; 13. Favorable, PROMISING; 14. TV pooch, REN; 15. FedEx rival, UPS; 16. Moon of Mars, DEIMOS; 17. Unabridged, ENTIRE; 18. Rudder locations, STERNS; 23. Kipling novel, KIM; 27. Procure, OBTAIN; 29. Batting average, e.g.; RATIO; 30. OPERE citato; 31. ULAN Bator; 32. Quaint “not”, NARY; 33. Caboose, TUSH; 34. Some deodorants, GELS; 35. Abbr. after Cleveland or Brooklyn, HTS; 38. Fair, JUST; 40. Four Holy Roman emperors, OTTOS; 41. Bazaar units, SHOPS; 42. Iowa college, COE; 43. Go rapidly, SKIRR; 45. Charge for cash, ATMFEE; 46. Large chamber group, NONET; 47. Ancient Greek coins, OBOLS; 48. Pickup attachment, PLOW; 49. Start of something big?, MAXI; 50. Shooting star, maybe, OMEN; 51. Mad magazine cartoonist Dave, BERG; 54. Spoonful, say, DOLLOP; 56. Bygone blades, SNEES; 57. Kitten mitten, PAW; 58. Second string, BTEAM; 59. Bossman or bosswoman, PREZ; 60. Stinky, as gym clothes, RIPE; 61. Pizza place, OVEN; 62. Capri, e.g., to a Capriote, ISOLA; 63. Magazine founded by Bob Guccione, OMNI; 64. EDICT of Nantes, 1598; 65. “Super Dupere SUMOS” (anime series); 70. “Forty Miles of Bad Road” guitarist, DUANEEDDY; 71. Flip over, OBVERT; 72. Some offensive linemen: Abbr., LGS; 73. Port near Nazareth, HAIFA; 74. Purveyor of chips, INTEL; 75. Open court hearing, OYER; 77. PRET-à-porter; 78. “And HAST thou slain the Jabberwock?”: Carroll; 70. Spillane’s “ITHE Jury”; 80. Within striking distance, NEAR; 81. “It’s c-c-c-cold!”, BRR; 84. Pipsqueak, SQUIRT; 85. Word with page or wood, TURNER; 86. YANKEE Stadium, opened in 1923; 87. Feeling evoked in drama, PATHOS; 88. Basketball datum, ASSIST; 89. Security system component, SENSOR; 90. Playground retort, ARETOO; 92. Prefix with economics, MACRO; 93. Celtic speaker, GAEL; 94. ELM beetle; 95. “Don’t even bother”, NOUSE; 100. Sun Valley locale: Abbr.; IDA; 101. Invoice amount, NET; 103. Once known as, NEE; 104. Untold millennia, EON; 105. Half brother of Tom Sawyer, SID; 106. Moreover, AND; 107. Manhattan part, RYE; 108. Impersonated, DID.

Checkmate!

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5 comments:

Karmasartre said...

Is the photo a still from a Bergman?

DONALD said...

karmasartre

Yes, I fell asleep mid-blog last night -- have added the credit with link.

Thanks

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