The Crossword Puzzle Mug

Puzzle No.19 (September 2015)

by Max Carpenter

ACROSS

1
Blast from the past
6
Grammatically match
11
Dreadful
17
"Lions for ___" (Redford film)
22
Lion's Lahr
26
Furnishes overhead
27
Grain-to-be-ground
28
___ Islands (Danish archipelago)
29
Self-centered support?
30
Big shot
31
Pest resembling a raspy-voiced Joe?
33
Quetzalcoatl believers
34
Political followers of manager Joe?
36
Ending for many hydrocarbons
37
Violent episode
38
Midwestern tribe
39
Catch-all category
41
Camp gear source
42
Spanish ingot
43
Powerful Italian family of old
46
Stone marker
49
Roughly
51
Mehitabel's poetic pal
53
Flash gas, usually
55
Bruegel forerunner
57
Perturbed
59
Modi's domain
61
One of seven for "Gravity"
63
Jazz, and others
66
1 or 66, e.g.
68
See 7-Down
70
More under the weather
72
Like 1 versus I
76
Milk carton abbr.
77
"Excuse-___?"
79
Umbrella offering
81
Philosophizing column
83
Improvise
85
Messenger molecule
86
Barrage of encounters with an average Joe?
89
Dawn to dusk
91
Rash that appears after boxing hall-of-famer Joe?
95
First name in exploration
96
Indira Gandhi or Julia Roberts, e.g.
97
Plot twist, literarily
98
Spinning fixture
99
Felt lovesick (with "away")
100
Pierce portrayer
101
Portray
102
Is awful
103
UV ray absorber
104
Party favor

DOWN

1
Razor man?
2
Sierra ___
3
Cut up
4
Breed
5
Denizenship suffix
6
Farming prefix
7
With 68-Across, moustachioed gagster
8
Herder's rope
9
Top-left key
10
Old English verb addendum
11
"...to buy ___ pig"
12
Gummy Joe?
13
Legendary Yankees shortstop
14
Before, in verse
15
Metamorphosis setting
16
Strain
17
True to fact
18
Multiple choice options
19
"La ___" (Debussy composition)
20
Bonds and young Obama
21
Hook's mate
22
Squeezing reptile
23
It filed for bankruptcy in 2001
24
Nostalgically vogue
25
Wear
32
Bit of baseball data
35
The "first studio that is a movie star" Ebert
38
Plastic ___ Band
40
Start of a rosary prayer
44
Deep Blue outfit
45
Women's mag
47
Seattle's site, for one
48
Cronus's wife
50
'Murican Joe?
52
Event ___
54
It comes after Prohibition?
56
Siskel, for one
58
Brunch order
60
Executed
62
Commercial railroad car
63
Musk company
64
Green Office application?
65
Swarming insect
67
Food label abbr.
69
"The Kiss" sculptor
71
Cupid, to the Greeks
73
Baron Cohen character
74
Like Jesus's lines, often
75
Wonka product
78
Workplace agcy.
80
Child rearers
82
Sclerae setting
84
Do like Donald Trump
87
Creative deg.
88
Part of HOMES: abbr.
90
Super Bowl ___ (2022 event)
91
Funky do
92
Cartoonist Chast
93
D&D, e.g.
94
Walter Isaacson output

Max Carpenter is a recent mathematics graduate of Reed College currently living in New York City. He has been making puzzles for going on seven years and has been publishing professionally since late 2014, unless you count the countless creations with which he littered Reed's newspaper over the years.