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PUZZLES ACROSS 1 6 10 15 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 32 34 35 36 38 40 42 43 45 47 52 53 54 58 59 60 62 63 64 65 66 68 69 71

Quahogs Swindle Prowess Went very slowly Devastation Stage Feminine side Word of welcome Battery post Magazine stands Leather for honing Recurrently Biologist or chemist Inn Knight’s title Bran source Kind of student Strategy Brainy club Shack (hyph.) Type of parrot Center Clammy Brunch orders Fond desire West Indies island Hostess -- Maxwell Invisible Phi Beta -El Greco’s city Hagen of films Crude producer Costner or Spacey Risky Chatty starling Foot digit End a shutdown Oven light

72 73 75 76 77 78 80 81 82 85 86 87 91 92 93 95 96 97 98 99 101 102 104 105 106 108 109 110 111 113 115 116 119 121 124 127 128 130

132 134 136 138 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148

Dog breed Formic acid producers Invoice stamp “Twelfth Night” heroine Hay fever culprit Parsons’ expletives Tailless amphibians John Lennon song Piers Trawler net Import car Parka closer UFO crew Con game Summer flower Emma in “The Avengers” Center Turkey recipe word Riles Industry magnate Mormon predecessor Teenagers Broke bread Chase Gnat or mouse Italian wine city Long-legged wader Is important Too big a hurry Hanker after Catch cold Sporty sock Mural painter -- Rivera Anchor cable Kenya’s loc. Mid-Atlantic st. Food additive, briefly Island near Sicily

Bird of prey (2 wds.) Historic shrine Backspace on a PC Reduce speed Billowing garment Looks steadily Tool for boring Fastened 132-Across’s lair Try extra hard Bulrushes Cartoon shrieks Polar explorer

DOWN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 21 29 31 33 37

Abyss Galahad’s weapon Stay away from Method Hound’s track Kind of daisy Prickly pears Inquire Webbing Get the hang of Purpose HBO show RN employer Raps softly Mundane tasks TKO official Rocker -- John Arrange in folds Kemo Sabe’s friend Fees Carried off Cornhusker city Homer’s tale Pot starter (2 wds.)

39 41 44 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 55 56 57 59 60 61 64 65 67 70 71 72 74 76 77 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 88 89 90 92 93

Talisman Corroded, as acid Game channel Not resist Sales rep’s goal Workers’ group Cay Passing grade Frau’s spouse Rippled Winter drink Boxer’s jab Not fresh Oohed and -Military caps Plows the land Psi follower Zen questions Vacuum tube Opens wide Fencing swords 17-Down’s instrument Fictional deer Jades Bass or alto Speckled horses Like a julep Pavilions Diminished Traffic snarl (hyph.) The upper crust Lunar effects Japanese appetizer Deep- -- (abandons) Medical worker Romance in France Window parts Swatted Nadir opposite

94 97 98 100 103 104 105 107 110 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 120

Lie adjacent Unsuccessful endeavor Intuition Cunning Refuges Fairway clump Turned white Your, old-style Deceived Nearly Came to an end Gawkers Heeds the alarm “Time is money,” e.g. Take it easy Potter’s finish Likeness

122 123 124 125 126 129 131 133 135 137 139

Taken -- (startled) Repair a tire Greek marketplace Knack Type in again Backpack contents Efficient Sheltered Debussy subject Be sorry for Funny Charlotte --

LAST WEEKS’ ANSWERS

Enter a digit from 1 through 9 in each cell, in such a way that: • Each horizontal row contains each digit exactly once • Each vertical column contains each digit exactly once • Each 3x3 box contains each digit exactly once Solving a sudoku puzzle does not require any mathematics; simple logic suffices.

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY: HARD

8 7

9

4 1 8

6 3 7

1 3 2 1 7 6 5 9 1 3

5 9 3

2

8

4

HARD Solution, tips and computer program at www.sudoku.com# 26

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