Christopher Adams, 27, of Iowa City, Iowa, is a crossword constructor for mainstream markets (The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times and others) and for so-called indies — including his own website, where he frequently posts new puzzles free. In his spare time Chris hosts, writes and plays trivia at local bars. — W.S.

Across

1 Moth attractors

6 Rescue site for a polar bear

10 “Hold it right there!”

14 Word with grand or identity

19 Netflix crime drama set in a small town in Missouri

20 “Hahahahahaha!”

21 Blacken on the barbecue

22 Sun: Prefix

23 Change, as a hotel lock

24 Aura

27 Weasley family owl in the Harry Potter books

28 “You wish”

30 It’s SW of the Pyrenees

31 “Give me an example!”

33 Designates for a specific purpose

35 Big things in D.C. and Hollywood

36 Source of the line “A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread — and Thou”

37 Real nostalgia trip

40 Mobile

42 Mao-____ (Chinese liquor)

43 L.G.B.T. History Mo.

44 Bite-size chocolate candy

47 Home for doves and pigeons

48 Home for herons and egrets

50 “In case you didn’t hear me … ”

52 Group on the dark side of the Force

54 “Alas!” in Austria

55 Generally speaking

59 Not only that but also

60 Pompous pronoun

62 Vicuña product

63 Eye-catching print pattern

65 Creature slain in the Mines of Moria by Gandalf

66 “A Little Night Music” composer

70 Award for technological development since 1995

71 Shed, as feathers

73 Individually

75 Sometime collaborator with William Shakespeare, per the Oxford University Press

81 Deepest lake in the U.S. after Crater Lake

83 Place where musical talent may be wasted?

84 Assembly

87 Burns, in a way

89 Comics debut of 1963

90 Important topic in golf instruction

91 It’s all downhill from here

92 Easy way that might lead to error

99 Printing measurement

100 Dead letters?

101 “It’s bulls and blood, it’s dust and mud,” per a Garth Brooks hit

102 Enthusiastic enjoyment

103 Miss, say

104 Girl’s name that’s also a state abbreviation

105 Some laughable language mistakes — as found literally (in consecutive letters) in 24-, 37-, 55-, 75- and 92-Across

109 Small, rectangular candy

110 Cocktails with gin, vermouth and Campari

112 Gave the pink slip

113 Organism that grows on another plant nonparasitically

115 Bening with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

116 Statistician Silver

117 Dog to beware of

118 Angioplasty inserts

119 Big 12 college town

120 Bounty hunter shot by Han Solo in “Star Wars: A New Hope”

Down

1 One-named singer with the 2017 No. 1 album “Melodrama”

2 Longtime Hyundai model

3 God, with “the”

4 First words

5 Business with perpetually high sales?

6 Glassy-eyed look

7 CPR administrator

8 Malek who won a Best Actor Oscar for “Bohemian Rhapsody”

9 Dimwit

10 Easily split rock

11 Which train goes to Harlem, in song

12 Something to dip in the water

13 Wedding agreement

14 Title movie role for Jim Carrey

15 “I found what you’re looking for!”

16 Jane Jetson’s son

17 Shrek’s love

18 “For rent” sign

25 Beehive State bloomer

26 Occasion for a high school after-party

29 “… ____ mouse?”

32 Org. in a 1976 sports merger

34 Be on the court for tipoff, say

36 Précis

38 Bouillabaisse base

39 Myriad

40 Drink stirred with a spoon

41 Kind of alcohol used as biofuel

45 It borders the Suez Canal

46 Premium movie channel

47 Keto diet no-no

48 “The Jungle Book” boy

49 Chopped down

50 Place reached by boat

51 University in downtown Philadelphia

53 ____ Amendment, controversial 1976 Congressional measure

55 Stunned … just stunned

56 Alteration of a video game, in gamer lingo

57 “I like that!”

58 Chesterfield or reefer

61 Sleeve opening

64 What keeps athletic tape from sticking to the skin

66 “Go ____ Watchman” (Harper Lee novel)

67 Target of a spray

68 One of two in “The Grapes of Wrath”

69 Film-rating org.

72 “For shame!”

74 Like the verb “to be”: Abbr.

75 Purchase for a celebration

76 Stable period from Augustus to Marcus Aurelius

77 Man, to Marcus Aurelius

78 Barely scratches (out)

79 Traitors

80 Pulitzer-winning W.W. II journalist

81 Russian rulers of old

82 Discovery of penicillin, e.g.

85 Built up gradually

86 It’s skipped in the Gregorian calendar

88 Some track-and-field training

90 Propping (up)

93 Lead role in “Chicago”

94 Nov. 13, e.g.

95 ____ school

96 Baby shark

97 “Days of Grace” memoirist Arthur

98 Corvette roof options

105 Women’s rights pioneer Lucretia

106 End-of-semester stressor

107 Chapeau site

108 Bicker (with)

111 Kylo of the “Star Wars” films

114 Charlemagne’s domain, for short

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