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Constructed by: Gary Larson & Amy Ensz
Edited by: Patti Varol

Today’s Theme: Game for Anything

Themed solutions are frequent phrases reinterpreted as COMPETITIONS:

  • 22A Track competitions for nudists? : MEETS IN THE FLESH
  • 40A Cross-country competitions for grounds staff? : COFFEE RUNS
  • 42A Football competitions for Pepperidge Farm staff? : GOLDFISH BOWLS
  • 67A No-holds-barred competitions for combined martial artists? : STRIKE-ANYWHERE MATCHES
  • 93A Field competitions for electricians? : CURRENT EVENTS
  • 96A Baseball competitions for collectors of compact automobiles? : MINISERIES
  • 115A Boxing competitions for comedians? : BOUTS OF LAUGHTER

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… an entire listing of solutions

Bill’s time: 15m 21s

Bill’s errors: 0

Today’s Wiki-est Amazonian Googlies

Across

1 Airplane __: cellphone setting : MODE

When one switches a smartphone or related gadget to airplane mode, all processes that trigger the transmission of radio waves are disabled. As such, Bluetooth, telephony and Wi-Fi are shut down. GPS may match in airplane mode as it really works with sending out radio alerts.

9 Dutch semisoft cheese : EDAM

Edam cheese takes its title from the Dutch city of Edam in North Holland. The cheese is known for its coating of crimson paraffin wax, a layer of safety that helps Edam journey effectively and prevents spoiling. You may sometimes come throughout an Edam cheese that’s coated in black wax. The black coloration signifies that the underlying cheese has been aged for at least 17 weeks.

17 Windows different : UNIX

Unix is a pc working system that was developed at Bell Labs in 1969. The preliminary title for the venture was Uniplexed Information and Computing Service (Unics), and this advanced over time into “Unix”.

18 Group exercise at a Jewish wedding ceremony : HORA

The hora is a circle dance that originated within the Balkans. It was delivered to Israel by Romanian settlers, and is commonly carried out to conventional, Israeli folks songs. The hora (additionally “horah”) is an everyday sight at Jewish weddings. Sometimes the honoree at an occasion is raised on a chair through the dance.

21 Fireplace shops : FLUES

The flue in a chimney is a duct that conveys exhaust gases from a fireplace to the outside. An vital function of a flue is that its opening is adjustable. When beginning a fireplace, the flue must be large open, maximizing airflow to get assist ignition.

25 Visual puzzle : REBUS

A rebus is a puzzle that makes use of photos to signify letters and teams of letters. For instance, an image of a “ewe” may signify the letter “U” or the pronoun “you”, an image of an “oar” may signify the letter “R” or the conjunction “or”, and an image of an “awl” may signify the phrase “all”.

30 Asian archipelago : JAPAN

The Japanese names for “Japan” are “Nippon” and “Nihon”. These translate actually as “the sun’s origin”, however the extra ornate translation of “Land of the Rising Sun” is commonly cited.

33 Soccer nice nicknamed “O Rei” : PELE

“Pelé” is the nickname of Edson de Nascimento, a soccer participant who has used the title “Pelé” for many of his life. Pelé is now retired, and for my cash was the world’s best ever participant of the sport. He is the one individual to have been a member of three World Cup successful squads (1958, 1962 and 1970), and is a nationwide treasure in his native Brazil. One of Pele’s nicknames is “O Rei do Futebol” (the King of Football).

35 Oscar winner Mahershala : ALI

Mahershala Ali is an actor and someday rapper. Among the extra memorable roles Ali has had are lobbyist Remy Danton in TV’s “House of Cards”, and Colonel Boggs in “The Hunger Games” sequence of flicks. He additionally received Best Supporting Actor Oscars for enjoying Juan within the 2016 drama “Moonlight”, and Dr. Don Shirley in 2018’s “Green Book”.

42 Football competitions for Pepperidge Farm staff? : GOLDFISH BOWLS

Pepperidge Farm bakery was based by Margaret Rudkin in 1937 in Fairfield, Connecticut. She named her firm after her household’s farm, which in flip was named for the pepperidge (usually “tupelo”) tree. In 1963, she printed the Margaret Rudkin Pepperidge Farm Cookbook, which went on to change into the primary cookbook to make the New York Times Best Seller listing.

46 “Star Trek” function for Takei and Cho : SULU

Mr. Hikaru Sulu was performed by George Takei within the unique “Star Trek” sequence. Takei has performed a number of roles over time, and continues to be very lively in tv. Did you already know that he appeared within the 1963 movie, “Pt-109”? He performed the helmsman steering the Japanese destroyer that ran down John F. Kennedy’s motor torpedo boat. From destroyer helmsman to starship helmsman …

John Cho is an actor and musician who was born in Seoul, South Korea however has lived within the US since he was a younger boy. Cho’s break in motion pictures got here in taking part in Harold Lee within the ”Harold & Kumar” movies. He is now making a reputation for himself taking part in Mr. Sulu within the newest “Star Trek” motion pictures.

47 “The Lion King” lion : NALA

In “The Lion King”, Nala is a lioness and the childhood pal of Simba. By the tip of the story, Nala and Simba change into wedded. “The Lion King” is impressed by William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”, with Simba representing the title character, and Nala representing Hamlet’s love curiosity Ophelia.

51 The Gem State : IDAHO

Idaho has the nickname “Gem State”, primarily as a result of virtually each recognized kind of gemstone has been discovered there. Idaho can be generally known as the Potato State, as potatoes are such a well-liked crop within the state. I’d go for the potatoes over the gems, however that’s most likely simply me. Oh, and Idaho license plates have borne the slogan “Famous Potatoes” for many years …

59 Irish-speaking New Age singer : ENYA

Enya’s actual title is Eithne Ní Bhraonáin, which may translate from Irish into Enya Brennan. Her Donegal household (within the northwest of Ireland) fashioned a band known as Clannad, which included Enya. In 1980 Enya launched her very profitable solo profession, ultimately changing into Ireland’s best-selling solo musician. And, she positive does flip up lots in crosswords!

62 Fair-hiring org. : EEOC

“Equal Employment Opportunity” (EEO) is a time period that has been round since 1964 when the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was arrange by the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Title VII of the Act prohibits employers from discriminating towards staff on the idea of intercourse, race, coloration, nationwide origin or faith.

63 Actor Kaplan or MLB supervisor Kapler : GABE

Comedian and actor Gabe Kaplan is thought extra for his poker taking part in as of late. As an actor, he performed the title character within the seventies sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter”. He began successful poker tournaments within the Nineteen Eighties, and began working as a TV commentator for poker occasions within the Nineteen Nineties.

Gabe Kapler was an MLB outfielder who performed skilled ball for 13 seasons. He additionally spent one season taking part in in Japan, and in 2013 coached the Israeli nationwide baseball staff. He was named supervisor of the San Francisco Giants in 2020.

66 Lifesaving talent, for brief : CPR

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has for many years concerned the simultaneous compression of the chest to pump blood utilizing the guts, and synthetic respiration by blowing air into the lungs. I hear that these days, emergency providers are putting extra emphasis on coronary heart compressions, and fewer on synthetic respiration.

67 No-holds-barred competitions for combined martial artists? : STRIKE-ANYWHERE MATCHES

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact fight sport through which opponents use a wide range of strategies from a wide range of conventional fight sports activities and martial arts.

A strike-anywhere match will ignite if struck towards virtually any dry, arduous, tough floor. The match head contains two chemical substances which are obligatory for ignition. In order to attenuate the possibilities of unintended ignition of matches, the security match was developed. The security match is safer as a result of the match head solely consists of one of many chemical substances obligatory for ignition. The second chemical is included in a particular putting floor supplied with the matches, normally alongside the aspect of a matchbox.

72 __ lime pie : KEY

The species of citrus fruit known as a key lime is so named attributable to its affiliation with the Florida Keys.

73 Old geopolitical states: Abbr. : SSRS

Soviet Socialist Republic (SSR)

76 Purina rival : IAMS

Iams pet food was launched by animal nutritionist Paul Iams. He felt that family pets had been struggling considerably by being fed a food regimen of desk scraps, so he developed dry pet food that he felt was extra nutritious and appropriate for pet canines. He based the Iams firm, now a part of Procter & Gamble, in 1946.

78 German-made camper : EUROVAN

The Volkswagen Transporter T4 was produced from 1990 to 2003, and was marketed in North America because the Volkswagen Eurovan.

81 Seat in un parc : BANC

In France, one may sit on a “banc” (bench) within the “parc” (park).

82 Kilt fold : PLEAT

The pretty Scottish garment known as a kilt is pleated, however solely on the rear.

84 River by way of Paris : SEINE

The Seine is the river that flows by way of Paris. It empties into the English Channel to the north, on the port metropolis of Le Havre.

91 Zip : VIM

“Vim”, “zip“ and “pep” are all phrases that imply “energy, power”.

96 Baseball competitions for collectors of compact automobiles? : MINISERIES

The unique Mini was a wonderful automotive, one which I drove throughout Ireland in my youth. It had a novel front-wheel-drive format that took up little or no area, permitting for lots of room (comparatively talking) for passengers and baggage. One space-saving trick was to mount the engine transversely, so it sits rotated 90 levels from the norm. That engine had a capability of solely 848cc. In 1961, a Mini Cooper mannequin was launched, which was a sporty model. The Mini Cooper was an exceptional hit, particularly after repeated wins within the Monte Carlo Rally. The Mini marque has been owned by BMW since 1994.

102 Parka sleeve : ARM

A parka is a hooded jacket that’s usually lined with fur, and that’s worn in chilly climate. The unique parka was a pullover design, however these days it’s normally zipped on the entrance. “Parka” is the Russian title for the garment, and it was absorbed into English within the late 1700s through the Aleut language.

103 Ex-Dodger Hershiser : OREL

Orel Hershiser is massive into poker now that he has retired from Major League Baseball. Hershiser lives in Las Vegas and when he isn’t working for ESPN, apparently he’s on the poker tables, taking part in professionally. When Hershiser is eradicated in a poker match, he’s within the behavior of presenting the one who ousts him with an autographed baseball.

106 Emma’s “Beauty and the Beast” function : BELLE

Disney’s 2017 romantic fantasy movie “Beauty and the Beast” relies on the animated film the identical studio launched in 1991. In flip, 1991’s “Beauty and the Beast” was an adaptation of the 18th-century model of the fairy story “La Belle et la Bête” written by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont. Emma Watson and Dan Stevens play the title roles within the 2017 movie, with each performances garnering vital acclaim.

108 Some facial surgical procedures : NOSE JOBS

A nostril job is extra accurately known as rhinoplasty. The time period comes from the Greek combining type “rhino-” which means “nose”, and “plastos” which means “act of forming”.

110 Sky gentle? : SUN

Sol was the Roman god personifying the Sun. For centuries, English astronomers have used the title “Sol” for our solar, to tell apart it from suns in different planetary techniques.

120 Time punctuation : COLON

We routinely use a colon to separate hours and minutes when writing a time of day (“09:15”, for instance). When studying British English, we’re extra more likely to see a interval (“full stop”) used for a similar goal (as in “09.15”).

121 The blahs : ENNUI

“Ennui” is the French phrase for “boredom”, and a time period that we now use in English. It’s one of many few French phrases we’ve imported and haven’t anglicized, and truly pronounce “correctly”.

123 Dublin’s land : EIRE

The metropolis of Dublin, the capital of Ireland, is named “Baile Átha Cliath” in Irish (“town of the hurdled ford”). The English title “Dublin” is an anglicized type of the older Irish title for the town “Dubh Linn”, which means “black pool”.

126 Spud progress : EYES

The phrase “spud”, used as a slang time period for “potato”, was first recorded within the mid-1800s, in New Zealand would you consider?

127 Allied flyers throughout WWII : RCAF

The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) is also referred to as the Aviation royale canadienne (ARC). The RCAF is a accomplice with the USAF in offering safety to the entire of the North American airspace within the association referred to as NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command). The RCAF motto is “Sic Itur ad Astra”, which interprets from Latin as “Such is the Pathway to the Stars”.

Down

1 Tight-lipped : MUM

The phrase “mum’s the word” has been round for the reason that early 1700s. “Mum” has been used to imply “silent” for hundreds of years, the thought being that “mum” is the sound made when the lips are tightly sealed.

2 Till invoice : ONE

What we normally name a money register right here in North America, we largely name a “till” in Ireland and the UK. I haven’t heard the phrase “till” used a lot right here in that sense …

5 FedEx, say : SHIP

FedEx started operations in 1973 as Federal Express, however now operates very efficiently below it’s extra catchy, abbreviated title. Headquartered in Memphis with its “SuperHub” at Memphis International Airport, FedEx is the world’s largest airline when it comes to tons of freight flown. And as a result of presence of FedEx, Memphis Airport has the largest-volume cargo operation of any airport worldwide.

6 __ Star State : LONE

The single star on the state flag of Texas is a reminder of the “lone star” on the 1836 National Standard of Texas. The single white star on a blue background symbolizes Texas as an impartial republic and its battle for independence from Mexico.

9 Spritelike : ELFIN

A sprite is an elfin or fairy-like creature of European fantasy. The time period “sprite” comes from the Latin “spiritus” which means “spirit”.

10 Bratz toy : DOLL

Bratz is a line of trend dolls that hit the market in 2001. The dolls additionally function in an entire media franchise that features motion pictures, TV reveals and video video games.

12 Longtime stage title of Yasiin Bey : MOS DEF

“Mos Def” is the previous stage title of actor and rapper Dante Terrell Smith-Bay, now referred to as Yasiin Bey. Mos Def is among the few rap stars who is absolutely making a reputation for himself on the earth of flicks. He obtained vital popularity of roles in 2003’s “The Italian Job” , 2005’s “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”, and for a featured function in an episode of tv’s “House”.

14 Crosstrek automaker : SUBARU

Subaru launched the Crosstrek subcompact crossover SUV in 2012 because the successor to the Outback Sport. Outside of North America, the Crosstrek is bought because the Subaru XV.

15 Ancient German : TEUTON

The Germanic peoples of Northern Europe are sometimes known as Teutonic, a time period which originated with the Teutons, one of many Germanic tribes that lived within the area within the days of historic Greece and Rome.

16 Portfolio listings : ASSETS

Our phrase “portfolio” comes from the Italian “portafoglio” which means “case for carrying loose papers”. The Italian time period comes from “porta” which means “carry” and “foglio” which means “sheet, leaf”.

23 “__ a gun!” : SON OF

The time period “son of a gun” is used to explain a rogue, a scamp. The etymology of the phrase is disputed, and it might merely be a euphemism for a extra offensive expression. It is broadly reported that “son of a gun” originated as “son of a military man”. In days of yore, the British Navy turned a blind eye and allowed some ladies to dwell on board their vessels. Any baby born on board could be listed within the ship’s log as “son of a gun”.

24 Año begin : ENERO

In Spanish, “el año” (the yr) begins in “enero” (January) and ends in “diciembre” (December).

29 Some denims : LEES

The Lee firm that’s well-known for making denims was fashioned in 1889 by one Henry David Lee in Salina, Kansas.

30 Binges : JAGS

The phrases “jag” and “bender” describe intervals of unrestrained exercise, significantly these involving alcohol. Both phrases have been in use for the reason that 1800s.

31 Six-time MLB All-Star Moisés : ALOU

Moisés Alou performed Major League Baseball, as did his father Felipe and his uncles Matty and Jesús.

32 Pioneering cardiovascular surgeon : DEBAKEY

Michael DeBakey was an influential cardiovascular surgeon. Several institutes across the US are named in his honor, together with the Mechael E. DeBakey Library and Museum situated on the grounds of Baylor University, the place he held a number of senior posts.

38 “Out of Africa” novelist Dinesen : ISAK

“Isak Dinesen” was the pen title of the Danish writer Baroness Karen Blixen. Blixen’s most well-known title by far is “Out of Africa”, her account of the time she spent dwelling in Kenya.

39 Org. with Ducks and Penguins : NHL

The Walt Disney Company based the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim hockey staff in 1993, with the franchise’s title being a nod to the 1992 Disney film known as “The Mighty Ducks”. The title was modified to the Anaheim Ducks when Disney bought the staff earlier than the 2006-2007 season.

The Penguins are an expert hockey staff based mostly in Pittsburgh. They have been round since 1967, and had been one of many first growth groups when the NHL grew from six to 12 groups. The growth staff had been to play in Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena, a domed construction recognized regionally because the Igloo. It was the “Igloo” title that impressed a fan to recommend the “Penguins” moniker, which received a contest to decide on the title of the brand new franchise.

41 Former quarterback Manning : ELI

Eli Manning is a retired footballer who performed quarterback for the New York Giants. Eli’s brother Peyton Manning retired from soccer because the quarterback for the Denver Broncos in 2015. Eli and Peyton’s father is Archie Manning, who was additionally a profitable NFL quarterback. Eli, Peyton and Archie co-authored a guide for youngsters titled “Family Huddle” in 2009. It describes the Mannings taking part in soccer collectively as younger boys.

43 Persian Gulf emirate : DUBAI

Dubai is among the seven emirates that make up the federation referred to as the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The two largest members of the UAE (geographically) are Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the one two of the seven members which have veto energy over UAE coverage.

49 Jason of “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” : SEGEL

Actor Jason Segel is greatest recognized for enjoying Marshall on the sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”. He is an ordained minister with the Universal Life Church, and carried out a marriage ceremony on “The Tonight Show” in 2010.

“Forgetting Sarah Marshall” is a light-weight however entertaining comedy movie launched in 2008. It was written by actor Jason Segal, who additionally takes a number one function alongside Kristen Bell. Bell performs the title character, a TV actress who left Segal’s character so far a rock star (performed by Russell Brand). The 2010 film “Get Him to the Greek” is a derivative sequel to “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, and options Brand reprising his function as rock star Aldous Snow.

50 Airport shuttle on rails : TRAM

When weaving with a loom, a shuttle is a software that carries the thread throughout the weft yarn, forwards and backwards in order that the material “grows” in size. The time period “shuttle” was most likely utilized to such a software as a result of it “shoots” throughout the material. We began to make use of “shuttle” within the late 1800s to explain transportation that moved forwards and backwards, initially describing a practice service.

52 Dried chili pepper : ANCHO

An ancho is a dried poblano pepper utilized in Mexican delicacies. The poblano is a gentle chili.

64 San Francisco and environs : BAY AREA

The San Francisco Bay Area contains the 9 counties that impinge on the San Francisco Bay itself: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano and Sonoma. The area additionally consists of the main cities of San Jose, San Francisco and Oakland.

65 Historic British prep college : ETON

Eton College close to Windsor within the south of England was based manner again in 1440 by King Henry VI. Originally referred to as “The King’s College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor”, the college was meant to offer free training to poor boys. Free training right this moment at Eton? Not a lot …

68 Trojan War god : ARES

The Greek god Ares is sometimes called the Olympian god of warfare, however initially he was considered the god of bloodlust and slaughter. Ares united with Aphrodite to create a number of gods, together with Phobos (Fear), Deimos (Terror) and Eros (Desire). Ares was the son of Zeus and Hera, and the Roman equal to Ares was Mars.

69 Lyft driver’s guess : ETA

Lyft is a ridesharing service that’s based mostly in San Francisco, as is Uber, Lyft’s greatest competitor.

77 Well-suited London road title? : SAVILE ROW

Savile Row is a road in central London that’s house to many prestigious males’s tailors. The road was named for Lady Dorothy Savile, who was one in all Queen Caroline’s Ladies of the Bedchamber (Caroline was the spouse of King George II).

79 Finely chopped : RICED

A potato ricer is a kitchen software used to drive potatoes by way of small holes which are concerning the diameter of a grain of rice. It normally seems like a big garlic press.

81 __ & Body Works : BATH

Bath and Body Works is a retail retailer headquartered in Columbus, Ohio that was based in 1990. Shower gels, lotions, perfumes, candles … not my cup of tea …

83 Carol contraction : ‘TIS

The music for the Christmas tune “Deck the Halls” is a standard Welsh tune that dates again to the sixteenth century. The identical tune was utilized by Mozart for a violin and piano duet. The lyrics with which we’re acquainted (aside from the “fa-la-la”) are American in origin, and had been recorded within the nineteenth century.

“’Tis the season to be jolly, Fa la la la la la la la la!”

86 Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE

The metropolis of Charlotte is essentially the most populous within the state of North Carolina. It was named for the queen consort of King George III of Britain, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

Raleigh is North Carolina’s second largest metropolis (behind Charlotte), however it’s the state’s capital. Chartered in 1792, the town is called for Sir Walter Raleigh, the Elizabethan explorer who based the Lost Colony of Roanoke.

89 PC key under Shift : CTRL

The Control (CTRL) key on a PC keyboard is used to switch the operate of different keys. For instance, urgent CTRL+C copies a variety to the clipboard, and CTRL+V pastes the contents of the clipboard to a location outlined by the cursor. Control keys had been launched on teletypewriters to generate “control characters”, that are non-printing characters that instruct a pc to do one thing like print a web page, ring a bell and so forth.

90 Salinger heroine : ESME

J. D. Salinger wrote a brief story known as “For Esmé – with Love and Squalor” that was initially printed in “The New Yorker” in 1950. It is a narrative a couple of younger English woman known as Esme and an American soldier, and is about in WWII.

94 African herbivore : RHINO

There are 5 kinds of rhinoceros that survive right this moment, with the smaller Javan Rhino being essentially the most uncommon. The rhinoceros might be the rarest giant mammal on the planet, because of poaching. Hunters primarily prize the horn of the rhino as it’s utilized in powdered type in conventional Chinese drugs.

95 Beetle, briefly : VW BUG

“VW” stands for “Volkswagen”, which interprets from German into “people’s car”. The unique Volkswagen design was the Beetle and was constructed below a directive from Adolf Hitler, who wished an inexpensive automotive constructed that extraordinary folks may afford to buy. Hitler awarded the contract to engineer Ferdinand Porsche, whose title (paradoxically) would endlessly be related to excessive efficiency, costly automobiles. The Beetle was the official title of the VW mannequin launched in North America, nevertheless it was normally known as a “Bug” right here within the US, and a “Beetle” elsewhere on the earth.

96 Santa __: West Coast metropolis recognized for its pier : MONICA

Santa Monica, California lies on Santa Monica Bay and is in Los Angeles County. The metropolis is house to the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, which opened in 1909.

99 Yeshiva chief : REBBE

“Rebbe” is the Yiddish phrase for “rabbi”.

In the Jewish custom, a yeshiva is an academic establishment specializing in the research of sacred texts.

105 “Calvin and Hobbes” woman : SUSIE

In the “Calvin and Hobbes” cartoon strip, Calvin has a love/hate relationship together with his classmate Susie Derkins. Susie is a robust feminine character. She usually performs imaginary video games through which she is a lawyer or politician, and Calvin is her househusband. The strip’s creator Bill Watterson has confessed that Susie’s character represents the kind of lady that he himself discovered enticing, and certainly married.

107 Upper areas of area : ETHER

The Greek thinker Empedocles proposed that there are 4 components that made up the universe, specifically earth, water, air and fireplace. Aristotle later proposed a fifth ingredient which he known as aether (additionally “ether”). Aether was the divine substance that made up the celebrities and planets. We’re nonetheless utilizing the time period “ether” with an identical which means.

109 Actor Hamm : JON

Jon Hamm lived the lifetime of a struggling actor for fairly a while earlier than he hit gold with a starring function within the AMC drama “Mad Men”. He performs the principle character, promoting govt and man about city Don Draper.

111 Body wash model : OLAY

Oil of Olay was developed in South Africa in 1952. When Oil of Olay was launched internationally, it was given barely completely different model names designed to enchantment within the completely different geographies. In Ireland we all know it as Oil of Ulay, for instance, and in France it’s Oil of Olaz.

112 Central church part : NAVE

In giant Christian church buildings, the nave is the principle strategy to the altar, and is the place a lot of the congregation are seated.

116 Game with an version for colorblind gamers : UNO

UNO! is a card sport that was developed within the early seventies and that has been bought by Mattel since 1992. UNO falls into the shedding household of card video games, which means that the aim is to eliminate all of your playing cards whereas stopping opponents from doing the identical.

The commonest reason behind coloration blindness is inherited, and is a defect discovered on the X chromosome. As females have two X chromosomes, a defect gene is normally compensated by the non-defective gene on the opposite X chromosome. Males solely have one X chromosome, and so inherited coloration blindness is much extra prevalent in males than ladies.

Complete List of Clues/Answers

Across

1 Airplane __: cellphone setting : MODE
5 Hefty slice : SLAB
9 Dutch semisoft cheese : EDAM
13 Spanish “this” : ESTA
17 Windows different : UNIX
18 Group exercise at a Jewish wedding ceremony : HORA
19 Corporate symbols : LOGOS
21 Fireplace shops : FLUES
22 Track competitions for nudists? : MEETS IN THE FLESH
25 Visual puzzle : REBUS
26 Figures of speech : TROPES
27 Nada : NIL
28 Fragile : DELICATE
30 Asian archipelago : JAPAN
32 Cub’s house : DEN
33 Soccer nice nicknamed “O Rei” : PELE
34 Relaxed tempo : TROT
35 Oscar winner Mahershala : ALI
36 View sharer : OPINER
40 Cross-country competitions for grounds staff? : COFFEE RUNS
42 Football competitions for Pepperidge Farm staff? : GOLDFISH BOWLS
45 __-mo replay : SLO
46 “Star Trek” function for Takei and Cho : SULU
47 “The Lion King” lion : NALA
48 Lift : HOIST
51 The Gem State : IDAHO
55 Support : BACK
57 One who spins yarns? : KNITTER
59 Irish-speaking New Age singer : ENYA
60 Secret drawer stuffed with snacks, e.g. : STASH
62 Fair-hiring org. : EEOC
63 Actor Kaplan or MLB supervisor Kapler : GABE
66 Lifesaving talent, for brief : CPR
67 No-holds-barred competitions for combined martial artists? : STRIKE-ANYWHERE MATCHES
72 __ lime pie : KEY
73 Old geopolitical states: Abbr. : SSRS
74 And others, briefly : ET AL
75 Goes up and down : YO-YOS
76 Purina rival : IAMS
78 German-made camper : EUROVAN
81 Seat in un parc : BANC
82 Kilt fold : PLEAT
84 River by way of Paris : SEINE
85 Much cherished : DEAR
87 Bridal veil trim : LACE
91 Zip : VIM
93 Field competitions for electricians? : CURRENT EVENTS
96 Baseball competitions for collectors of compact automobiles? : MINISERIES
101 Donkey’s bray : HEE-HAW
102 Parka sleeve : ARM
103 Ex-Dodger Hershiser : OREL
104 Fix : MEND
105 Nurse : SIP
106 Emma’s “Beauty and the Beast” function : BELLE
108 Some facial surgical procedures : NOSE JOBS
110 Sky gentle? : SUN
111 At work : ON DUTY
114 Foreword, for brief : INTRO
115 Boxing competitions for comedians? : BOUTS OF LAUGHTER
120 Time punctuation : COLON
121 The blahs : ENNUI
122 Gutter spot : EAVE
123 Dublin’s land : EIRE
124 Again : ANEW
125 Departed : GONE
126 Spud progress : EYES
127 Allied flyers throughout WWII : RCAF

Down

1 Tight-lipped : MUM
2 Till invoice : ONE
3 Appetite suppressant : DIET PILL
4 Uncredited actor : EXTRA
5 FedEx, say : SHIP
6 __ Star State : LONE
7 Crafts accomplice : ARTS
8 “Pshaw!” : BAH!
9 Spritelike : ELFIN
10 Bratz toy : DOLL
11 Get previous : AGE
12 Longtime stage title of Yasiin Bey : MOS DEF
13 Conductor in a circuit : ELECTRODE
14 Crosstrek automaker : SUBARU
15 Ancient German : TEUTON
16 Portfolio listings : ASSETS
20 Bookcase half : SHELF
21 Workwk. finish for some : FRI
23 “__ a gun!” : SON OF
24 Año begin : ENERO
29 Some denims : LEES
30 Binges : JAGS
31 Six-time MLB All-Star Moisés : ALOU
32 Pioneering cardiovascular surgeon : DEBAKEY
33 Theorize : POSIT
37 Lifts : PINCHES
38 “Out of Africa” novelist Dinesen : ISAK
39 Org. with Ducks and Penguins : NHL
40 Coagulate : CLOT
41 Former quarterback Manning : ELI
43 Persian Gulf emirate : DUBAI
44 “Eh, either is fine” : WHICHEVER
49 Jason of “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” : SEGEL
50 Airport shuttle on rails : TRAM
52 Dried chili pepper : ANCHO
53 Really pushes : HYPES
54 Rowboat set : OARS
56 Makes a request : ASKS
58 Without delay : NOW
60 Base runner’s ploy : STEAL
61 “You think I’m kidding?” : TRY ME
62 Follow : ENSUE
64 San Francisco and environs : BAY AREA
65 Historic British prep college : ETON
67 116-Down card : SKIP
68 Trojan War god : ARES
69 Lyft driver’s guess : ETA
70 Were strongly felt, as feelings : RAN DEEP
71 Ride a motorbike : CYCLE
77 Well-suited London road title? : SAVILE ROW
79 Finely chopped : RICED
80 Weighty obligation : ONUS
81 __ & Body Works : BATH
83 Carol contraction : ‘TIS
86 Charlotte-to-Raleigh dir. : ENE
88 __ psychology : ANALYTIC
89 PC key under Shift : CTRL
90 Salinger heroine : ESME
92 Staff be aware : MEMO
94 African herbivore : RHINO
95 Beetle, briefly : VW BUG
96 Santa __: West Coast metropolis recognized for its pier : MONICA
97 Patch kind : IRON-ON
98 Get cozy : NESTLE
99 Yeshiva chief : REBBE
100 Joyous solution to get away : IN SONG
105 “Calvin and Hobbes” woman : SUSIE
107 Upper areas of area : ETHER
109 Actor Hamm : JON
110 Wow : STUN
111 Body wash model : OLAY
112 Central church part : NAVE
113 Members’ funds : DUES
116 Game with an version for colorblind gamers : UNO
117 Fixed fee : FEE
118 Historical interval : ERA
119 Slo-mo reviewer : REF

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