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88. Prof. Flesch’s dept.

89. Falsehood

93. Ten years

94. Hosp. areas

95. Sphere

96. ____’acte

97. Blowfish girl Rachel

99. Scottish lake

100. Spot

101. Beatified ‘Mother’

102. Tee follower

103. Commercials

104. Senior Blowfish editor

105. “You lookin’ ____?”

109. Skirt’s edge

110. Flowering

111. Like many Eastern Europeans

112. Luke Skywalker portrayer Mark

114. Aid in crime

115. Territory

116. Not hers

117. Brass component, plural

118. Vow

120. Pious Flanders

121. French vineyard

122. Einstein’s birthplace

123. One of Columbus’ ships

128. Ancient astronomer

129. 951, to Caesar

131. Slim swimmers

132. Future atty.’s exam

134. Baby’s bed

135. Can metal

137. Hits on the head

138. In addition to

139. Supermodel Banks

140. “Mr. Blue Sky” band, and others

141. Grating noise

144. Weird

146. ____ tai

150. Threatening ending

151. Fido’s fixer

152. Where to find an exotic animal, locally

153. Seed covering

154. Grandpa’s yo-yo, maybe

155. Against

160. Column style

161. Bay

163. Single breath mint

164. Declare

165. Comic Chapelle

167. Thpeech impediment

169. Change course

171. Aware of

172. Tiger’s tour, and others

174. “Just so you know”, in a chatroom

175. Psychic Geller

176. Buddhist discipline

177. 4, on a phone

178. In demand

179. Summer drink

180. ____-la-la

181. Former acorn

182. Secretive org.

159. Head Norse god

162. Egyptian viper

163. Police trainee

166. Afflict

168. License issuer

170. In a dominant position

173. Assessment, abbr.

174. Woody’s space ranger buddy reports to the Pentagon?

183. Guns, as in engine

184. Palm smartphone

185. “Go away!”

186. Sopranos actress Falco

187. Lipinski and Reid

188. Oak or maple

189. Drunkard

190. Sympathy

191. Four-sided fig.

192. Japanese port city


Down

1. Like Leroy Brown

2. Him, fr.

3. ‘Deis major helper

4. “Lovely” meter maid

5. Young men

6. Representation

7. Carried

8. BEMCo’s backup

9. UV and manta

10. “Do you want me to?”

11. Chum

12. Everything

13. Night light

14. Tennis pro Andre

15. Triumphed

16. Lennon’s widow

17. Hawaiin handout

18. Having a low pH

19. Musical conclusion

20. Media format

21. Effortlessness

28. They don’t lie

29. Barbossa or Sparrow

30. Angry mood

35. Nev. neighbor

36. ____-Day vitamins

37. ‘Mac guy’ Justin

38. Hamlet, for one

40. Breathe heavily

42. Home of the Bruins

43. Prosecute

45. Dos’ preceder

46. It must go on, with ‘the’

48. Hose woes

49. Former Governor Romney

51. Middle Eastern yogurt (anagram of THAN)

52. Part of 79-Down

53. Trig ratio

54. Dynamic

55. Tour leaders

56. Furry aquatic mammals

58. Ingratiating flattery

59. Helps out

64. Parched, arid

65. Et ____ (and so on)

67. Raison d’____

68. 1963 Paul Newman title role

70. Language suffix

71. Landers or Coulter

74. Patty Hearst’s kidnappers, for short

75. Latin Jazz musician Tito

77. Televise

78. Trudge

79. Cold War enemy, abbr.

82. Lily Muenster actress De Carlo, and others

83. Chamber

84. TV Actress Dietrich

86. Yard sale disclaimer

87. Cheery melody

Across

1. Promotional synopsis

6. Girder type

10. Resorts

14. Missing pvt.’s status

18. Looney Tunes corporation

22. Sound

23. NY’s Met competitor

24. Stop

25. 14-Across, presumably

26. Famous NYC nightclub, featuring Lola

27. Clint Eastwood feels lucky in Vietnam?

31. Caesar’s day to beware

32. Petula Clark’s “____ of the Times”

33. Salt, to Cervantes

34. World’s biggest country, for short

35. Idiom

36. Aged

39. Sneak a peek

41. In addition to

44. NCAA’s Seminoles

46. ____ Lanka

47. Venus de Milo feature

50. Gregory Peck goes to a Bears game?

57. Boredom, lethargy

58. Yemen’s capital

60. Lion of the Zodiac

61. Winning Tic-Tac-Toe board

62. Slice into

63. Neo’s nemesis studies at Cornell?

66. Automobile, for short

69. “Don’t ____” (no worries)

72. Lieu

73. U-turn from SSW

74. Ab exercise

76. Sarcastic

77. Kwik-E-Mart keeper

80. Monopoly quartet, abbr.

81. Brad Pitt fights in the Mile-High City?

85. Ingrid Bergman hunts witches in Massachusetts?

88. Raise up

90. Classified ad initials for fair-hirer

91. Superman’s symbol

92. Lindsay Bluth Fünke portrayer, with ‘de’

93. Taxi Driver star

95. Words before “toes” or “best behavior”

98. Kubrick’s sadistic officer wages war in the Philippines?

106. Uncomplaining sufferers

107. As required, after ‘if’

108. Canines

110. Fire remnant

113. 136-Across’ Illinois equivalent

114. Sticks (to)

117. Antonio Banderas whips the Pope?

119. Vivien Leigh feasts in the Spud State

123. Big Fat Greek actress Vardalos

124. Michael Stipe’s band

125. Less convincing

126. Periodic Table constituents, abbr.

127. Army NCO, maybe

130. Pentium producer

133. Fallopian tube

136. NYC subway operator

137. Caped Crusader vacations in British football hub?

142. Olive, canola, or baby

143. Mexican river

145. “I think”, online

147. Earthenware pots

148. Clapton hit

149. Super badass competes in 500-mile race?

155. Houston baseball squad

156. Confederate soldier

157. Order to terminate CPR

158. Manhattan, for one

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