The Crossword Puzzle Mug

Puzzle No.24

by Max Carpenter, edited by John Chaneski

ACROSS

1
"Been there, done that"
6
Rockin' road
11
Big event for Hawk
17
Flower friend
22
Concerning
26
How to read a children's book
27
Actress Gugino
28
With insolence
29
Concerning
30
Eastern ___
31
If you watch this movie backwards, it's about a man who moonwalks across the US before shaving his beard and fighting in Vietnam
33
Fernando's female friends, say
34
Result of backwards dental hygiene
36
Santa ___ winds
37
Myrrh-bearing sorts
38
Wall Street trading inits.
39
Muscle car features
41
Do-si-dos org.
42
Big PBS funder
43
Lee "Scratch" Perry genre
46
Restless
49
Word that Trump pronounces funny
51
Op-ed, for one
53
Seitan worshipper?
55
Lay ___ (fail)
57
Mathematical expression with a colon
59
Exhaust
61
One of Dumas' men
63
Carolina fort
66
Famous kindergarten group
68
Salon offering
70
Obnoxious intellectual
72
Mega-magnate
76
Boob tube, to Brits
77
Door sound
79
Big name in Detroit beer
81
Palindromic band with a palindromic hit
83
Having receiveth God's wrath
85
Mine find
86
Snack that can hasten backwards dental hygiene
89
Like conformists
91
Southern dish made from a backwards-swimming crustacean
95
Extra military gp.
96
Playwright who coined "robot"
97
Let
98
___ operandi
99
Detach, as a clip
100
Hawaiian bird
101
Workroom
102
Gave another account of
103
Car rental company
104
Irish wordsmith William

DOWN

1
"Aladdin" villain.
2
Like a hermit
3
Hair holder
4
Andorra's cont.
5
1950s prez
6
Roman laws
7
Burdensome emotional history
8
Boston puckster
9
Slippery ___ (medicinal bark)
10
Emulate a chihuahua
11
Look inside
12
One who reverse-engineers crime scenes
13
"See ya," pretentiously
14
Sally portrayer
15
Incites glee
16
Part of DOS
17
Scottish noisemaker
18
Take for granted
19
Cliché tattoo word
20
103-Across alternative
21
End of an illness?
22
1860s prez
23
Patois
24
Waterwards
25
Briny
32
Hook's helper
35
Cabbage variety
38
Shortz's paper, for short
40
Funny penguin
44
Bit for Chaplin or Keaton
45
Incensed
47
Founding leader of the Red Army
48
Old lizard's tail?
50
Machine that can sometimes be hacked by turning backwards
52
Electric cell element
54
Key for exiting full-screen mode
56
Eye with awe
58
App holder
60
Green gov't gp.
62
Start of a certain address
63
Non-lethal rifle
64
Wake up
65
Lead guitarist
67
Betrays embarrassment
69
Stallone character
71
Food label abbr.
73
___ Loompa
74
Each has an aphelion and a perihelion
75
Fluorescent hues
78
Song in which one professes their knowledge of the song
80
Unique sort
82
Ran, as dye
84
"___ Glad" (Skip James song covered by Cream)
87
Soldier's grub, for short
88
Kwik-E-Mart owner
90
Inform (on)
91
Scot's "li'l"
92
Xmas, e.g.
93
TV chef Fieri
94
French article

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.