The Crossword Puzzle Mug

Puzzle No.4 (May 2014)

by Neville Fogarty, edited by John Chaneski

ACROSS

1
Antigone's cruel uncle
6
Actor Ed of "Up"
11
"Ta-ta!"
17
Pharrell Williams megahit from 2013's "Despicable Me 2"
22
Actor Peter who played the storytelling grandfather in "The Princess Bride"
26
Cliffside nest
27
Roman philosopher and author of "Natural History"
28
Events that might feature barrel racing and team roping
29
"Old MacDonald Had a Farm" refrain
30
Chocolate cookie with its name printed on it
31
Bit of china at a brewery of sorts?
33
Christie who created Hercule Poirot
34
Finger sandwich component at an afternoon ceremony?
36
"Foucault's Pendulum" author Umberto
37
"Semper Fi" org.
38
Coup d'___
39
Highly unconventional
41
Gp. once headed by actress Jane Alexander
42
Gp. once headed by actor Charlton Heston
43
Discord
46
Is kidding
49
Come together
51
Mute Marx
53
Chichi
55
Trunks on display?
57
Romanell-Phi Beta ___ Professorship (annual award for philosophy scholars)
59
The Wrestler" costar Marisa
61
"Bubba Ho-Tep" actor Davis
63
Crossed cat, in captivity
66
"Too rich for my blood"
68
"___ Mistake" (Men at Work hit)
70
ESPN segment
72
"Philadelphia freedom, I love you, ___" (Elton John song lyric)
76
Lennon wrote "Oh Yoko!" for her
77
Creature that scares Indiana Jones
79
Intro to Philosphy, for one
81
Hambletonian pace
83
Of two minds
85
Stuff that figures into the answers at 31-, 34-, 86-, and 91-Across - and that might figure into this mug
86
Appliance garage for pot drinkers?
89
Frying aid expressed from flowers
91
Beverage set experts?
95
Meniscus location
96
Disruptive member of a group
97
"Final ___?" (game show host's query)
98
Layers
99
1984 Olympic slalom champion Phil
100
Slippery swimmers
101
Bergen dummy Mortimer
102
Raises a glass to
103
Stranded motorist's signal
104
"You bet!"

DOWN

1
Fear and Horn
2
Give feedback
3
Misprint
4
Tanker cargo
5
New beginning?
6
"Angry Birds" and "Flappy Bird," for short
7
Lockout tool for a roadside service person
8
Whitney Houston, to Cissy Houston
9
Abbr. at the bottom of a letter
10
Traditional bread for a Reuben
11
Green Bay tailgating treat
12
Place to park when getting into a lotus?
13
Computer hookup?
14
Add to the pot
15
Pirate song chant
16
Biblical twin
17
Like the Talmud
18
Radio station
19
Baseball Hall of Famer ____ Wee Reese
20
Spinets and grands
21
Coupling device
22
Endorsing
23
Barclays Center, for one
24
Take lessons in
25
Company founded by George Eastman
32
Regretful one
35
Count of jazz
38
Clairvoyance letters
40
"Of ___ I Sing"
44
Brooklyn ending
45
Inroad
47
Lurked
48
"Toodle-oo!"
50
Ingenue
52
Puffy pastry
54
"The Grand Budapest Hotel" director Anderson
56
Gas thief's gadget
58
Italian sculptor Nicola or Giovanni whose name sounds like "pal" in Spanish
60
"The A-Team" muscleman
62
Lip-___
63
"Two Treatises of Government" philosopher John
64
Nonsensical
65
Mathematician, logician, and philosopher Kurt known for his incompleteness theorems
67
Come to pass
69
Packs (away)
71
Skylit courts
73
Needing to scratch
74
Farm machinery name
75
Desert drinking spots
78
Cold war gp.
80
"Beat it!"
82
Coxswain's crew
84
"All ___!" (court phrase)
87
___ Moines
88
Grow older
90
Intel gp for whom Edward Snowden was a contractor
91
Beach bottle letters
92
90-degree bend
93
Comedian Philips
94
"That feels good!"

Neville Fogarty is a graduate student in mathematics at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, KY. In his free time, Neville is also a freelance crossword constructor whose work has been featured in venues such as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.