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GEORGE BARANY AND JOHN CHILD

George Barany is a Rockefeller alum (1977) currently on the faculty of the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities. John Child has had an interesting career and currently lives in Nepal. For more about this specific puzzle, including a link to the answer, visit here. More Barany and Friends crosswords can be found here.

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1. Actors Damon and Dillon

6. Brainstorms

11. F/X tech.

14. Enjoy the taste of

19. Rhone tributary

20. Old Pac. pact

21. Arles article

22. “Pygmalion” protégée

23. Baby boomer’s boom?

27. Place of safe haven

28. Element with the symbol Sn

29. They are each made of three bones

30. Sony co-founder ___Morita

31. “6 ___ Riv Vu” (1972 Broadway play)

32. Friends with ___

34. 24 horas

37. GDR org. with informants

39. What the troubador did for his supper

40. Govt. property overseer

41. Squander

42. Cow, perhaps

44. YouTube coverage of a celebrity roast?

48. Derring-do

50. Singers Martell and Ronstadt

51. Words with wedge, in an idiom

52. “You’ve gotta be joking!”

55. Acct. akin to an IRA

57. “My sentiments exactly”

58. Birnam, in “Macbeth”

59. Cul-de-___

60. It’s just not a raga without them

63. Mauna ___

64. Future bacon, perhaps

65. “In vitro” footwear?

68. Pick, pick, pick

71. Mail place: Abbr.

73. Right and fitting

74. Netflix nuisance

75. Org. that hired Darrow for the Scopes Trial

76. Cromwell’s crime compound comprising only C and H

80.  Something lost unluckily that’s believed to be lucky when found

82.  Like a short flick

84.  Mythical sea monster and sigil of House Greyjoy in “Game of Thrones”

87.  Beehives, e.g.

88.  Bangkok second-story man

92.  Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron, e.g.: Abbr.

93.  In 2012, Neil deGrasse Tyson testified that its current annual budget was “half a penny on your tax dollar”

94.  Path

95.  Nobel Peace Prize venue

96.  Chew the scenery

98.  Word with maker or breaker

99.  Jello or pie topping

101.  ___ Paulo, Brazil

102.  Dog star

105.  Flightless bird extinct since 1681

106.  “___ and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance”

107.  Enters tentatively

109.  Telling treats in a game show green room?

114.  Squalid place to live

115.  Old tar’s tool

116.  Five, seven, and five / Just count the syllables / ___ is easy

117.  Presto’s opposite

118.  Word with dog or leap

119.  Imminent tassel wearers: Abbr.

120.  Physicist Mach

121.  Gas used in some lasers Down

Down

1. “___ Solemnis” (Beethoven)

2. Drenched

3. Balm for court problems?

4. Activewear material

5. Group out of the mainstream

6. Kosher : halal : : Jewish : ___

7. Kind souls

8. “Piece of cake!”

9. Co. founded by Alexander Graham Bell

10. Began to melt

11. Fashion knockoff

12. Emerald, ruby, or diamond

13. “Are we there yet?”

14. Slips through the cracks?

15. “The Sound of Music” backdrop

16. By means of

17. English wts.

18. Stool pigeon

24. Tendon-bone connector

25. Heist’s brains

26. Japanese electronics giant whose name means “sunrise”

32. Auto___ (Kraftwerk title)

33. Three-pointers: Abbr.

34. Italian or Russian, for saddle-sore city dwellers?

35. “Goodnight ___” (Leadbelly song)

36. Battery part

38. Early hairstyle for Jesse or Michael Jackson

39. Get a move on

41. Weekly event at some churches

42. Confesses

43. Rebel yell

45. Title heroine for both Sophocles and Euripides

46. “_w__ directed”

47. Small lab containers

49. JFK : New York :: ___ : Chicago

53. Literary monogram

54. Catch on a trunk

56. Draw out

60. It has more than a hundred flights

61. “May ___ of service?”

62. Chicken pox reminder

65. Plain ___ (obvious)

66. Big seller of little trucks

67. Metric wts.

69. High and mighty

70. Ballpark figure

72. It can come before frost

75. Non-speaking part in “Antony and Cleopatra”

76. Anwar’s successor

77. Early computer called Project PX when contracted by the US Army in 1943

78. Answer for “Do you carry it in stock?”

80. Subway fare?

81. French bread

83. Lineup headers

85. Potent potable in Paris

86. Nancy who played Miss Jane Hathaway on “The Beverly Hillbillies”

89. Hoofer Charisse

90. Request at the butcher’s counter

91. Oil company that merged with BP in 1998

97. Blowhard

99. Wraith maker, in short

100. Polo alternatives

101. Solicits

103. Relate, as an issue

104. Williams who played Potsie on “Happy Days”

105. One caught in the headlights?

107. Nabokov’s title professor (1957)

108. Kansas city in “violation”?

109. Toddler’s constant query

110. Weed-killer

111. 93-Across spacewalk: Abbr.

112. Noel staple

113. Mideast alliance, 1958-

1961: Abbr.

 

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