The Crossword Puzzle Mug

Puzzle No.25

Puzzle by Marcia Brott, edited by John Chaneski

ACROSS

1
Starkers, to a Brit
6
Michelle Robinson, now
11
Underworld boss?
17
Like some toilet paper
22
Elects
26
High on the scale?
27
Mascot at Citi Field
28
Go poof
29
Actor Cox of "Robocop"
30
Shortened pants?
31
One on a certain Forbes list*
33
Florescent
34
Medium for a medium*
36
Bad cholesterol
37
Outline in clear detail
38
Gaelic name for Scotland
39
Theater chain that merged with AMC in 2006
41
Poetic tribute
42
Numbers often recorded in a Dr.'s office
43
Famous gloomy character
46
Like snake eyes
49
Blown away
51
In foxlike fashion
53
Slangy veto
55
Schmear substrate
57
Surrealist who painted "Forest and Dove"
59
Veggies in a porridge
61
Non-orange orange
63
Tidal ___
66
Jacket style worn by Dr. Evil
68
Via, old-style
70
Buchholz of "The Magnificent Seven"
72
Her looks were petrifying
76
It can be hairy or Himalayan
77
Network security feature
79
Champing at the bit
81
Photo blowups: Abbr.
83
Langston Hughes poem about equality
85
Actor Cage, informally
86
Showy, to the max*
89
Bros, on board?
91
One in charge in the inn*
95
Dory's needs
96
Italian friend
97
Corrupting atmosphere
98
The hot corner, in baseball.
99
Fountain featuring Tritons and hippocampi
100
Places for building guns?
101
Four Questions event
102
In a perfect world
103
PlayStations, e.g.
104
Fenced in, like the animals in the answers to the starred clues

DOWN

1
Peer
2
Stomach
3
Megyn or Minka
4
Class for aliens, briefly
5
Verbum ___ (word of God)
6
Potent start?
7
Tangled berry bush*
8
Serotonin, for one
9
La Mediterranée, e.g.
10
Chowed down
11
Shape of an ox-eye window
12
Saturday for some, Sunday for others
13
Wedding day acquisition
14
2016 Olympics host
15
She trysted with Tristan
16
Loser
17
Cat burglar*
18
Needing nitpicking?
19
Common pasta ending
20
Eats up
21
Two of a kind
22
Scope opener?
23
Less shrimpy shrimp?
24
It's cake in at least nine languages
25
Like unrinsed shampoo
32
First name in '60s fashion
35
Bland, in slang
38
First name in Objectivism
40
"Put a tiger in your tank" brand
44
___ Wan Kenobi
45
Usher's style
47
Aquarium bubbler
48
Pfizer formulation
50
Name-givers?
52
Event in a Shirley Jackson story
54
Made a mark in a box
56
Lactase, for one
58
View from Gibraltar
60
Baby sounds?
62
Uncontrollably
63
Obfuscate
64
Quell, as concerns
65
Toady characteristic
67
From here on in
69
Big Cup maker
71
Play a hand of poker
73
Let off the hook?
74
Epitome of leakiness
75
Eye-stinging
78
Extinct New Zealanders
80
Stone, Thompson, or Watson
82
Exam before the bar (abbr.)
84
Vista Cruiser maker
87
Lit. submissions
88
FEMA offering
90
Key next to Q
91
Numbers often recorded in a Dr.'s office
92
Gloating cry
93
Lazy lister's abbr.
94
Disco, for one

Marcia Brott, is a clinical researcher by day, crossword constructor by night. She grew up in ERIEPA but now lives in Minneapolis, hanging around a group of brilliant constructors and hoping something rubs off. Her puzzles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, and a number of other Google-able places.