The Crossword Puzzle Mug

Puzzle No.10 (November 2014)

by Trip Payne, edited by John Chaneski

ACROSS

1
Deal maker
6
"Sunflowers" site
11
Complete
17
Quarters
22
Greek dwelling
26
March of Dimes concern, originally
27
"The Voice" judge Green
28
Word on many Monopoly squares
29
Slaver
30
Ordered
31
MUGgy
33
Certain "12 Days of Christmas" gifts
34
MUGwump's affiliation, formerly
36
Nuptial affirmation
37
"The Biggest Little City in the World"
38
Afternoon pick-me-ups
39
Key
41
End of a Redding title
42
It may be inflated
43
"No prob"
46
You may get one right after 36A
49
Person of the Year chooser
51
Recon info
53
More auction-worthy
55
Top
57
Sprang up
59
Honshu metropolis
61
Staircase support
63
Sphere
66
Journal passage
68
"Pardon the Interruption" setting
70
Campanology study
72
2005 World Series losers
76
Hirsute sitcom character
77
Strive for change
79
Kind of digital greeting
81
Luau sights
83
Inclusive pronoun
85
It's tapped to run
86
MUG shot, for example
89
"Marnie" star
91
MUGgles appear in his books
95
Visitor to Siam
96
Spirit of generosity?
97
Got the lead out
98
Match
99
Match place
100
Ending for pigeon
101
Dispatches
102
Take stock of
103
Title pages?
104
___-face

DOWN

1
Sap-sucking pest
2
"Johnny B. ___"
3
Reginald's pop-music moniker
4
Actress Peeples
5
Cargo unit
6
Dull feeling
7
School meeting?
8
Classic slot machine symbol
9
Harvardian's rival
10
Landscaper's supply
11
Edna Modes' costume no-no
12
Goes up in the air
13
MUG Root Beer company
14
Return-to-work time, often
15
Greek deities of vengeance
16
"Daniel Boone" star Parker
17
___ gland
18
Quarterback Favre
19
Alley follower
20
RBI producer, often
21
Corsica neighbor
22
RICO enforcer
23
Speed demon
24
Unoriginal remark
25
Chorus member
32
"Aw, nuts!"
35
Early strings
38
14-Down and 14-Down
40
Facebook action
44
ISP option
45
Movie featuring Timothy Q. Mouse
47
Russian conifers
48
A Stark on "Game of Thrones"
50
"Valleri" band, with "the"
52
Made certain
54
Keyboard key
56
Undergrad's quest
58
Events with Four Questions
60
Six-pack contents
62
Yellow jacket, e.g.
63
Try to shred
64
Cultural prefix
65
Square things
67
Not so hot
69
MUGger's target, perhaps
71
"The Maltese Falcon" actor
73
Hotel's numbers
74
Goes onstage first
75
Floral arrangement
78
Brunch selection
80
Carla on "Cheers"
82
Möbius strip's lack
84
Some whiskeys
87
Tiny amount
88
Rock singer Wilson
90
Court figures, for short
91
Pluperfect word
92
Demographic information
93
Symbol of strength
94
Lateral lead-in

Trip Payne is a professional puzzlemaker and occasional game show writer who lives in Los Angeles. His website is Triple Play Puzzles [www.tripleplaypuzzles.com].