SOUNDS OF OLD

New York Times, Sunday, January 14, 2007

Author: Harvey Estes
Editor: Will Shortz
Harvey Estes
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 106 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2007, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Eponymous physicist : TESLA
6. Mary Kay rival : AVON
10. See 64-Down : CASS
14. Corroborator, maybe : ALIBI
19. Drink : OCEAN
20. Ill humor : BILE
21. Online initialism : IMHO
22. Parts of a routine : JOKES
23. Hat with a plume : SHAKO
24. Steady, say : BEAU
25. Family-gathering time : NOEL
26. One year's record : ANNAL
27. Like shoes made in St. Louis and finished in New Orleans? : SOLEDDOWNTHERIVER
31. "Bambi" character : ENA
32. Tops : BEST
33. 2001's "Ocean's Eleven" and others : REMAKES
34. Matching : TWIN
35. Bear witness : ATTEST
38. Fauna : ANIMALS
40. Listing : TILTED
42. Part of a parka : HOOD
43. Detroit's Joe Louis ___ : ARENA
44. "Gr-r-ross!" : YECCH
45. Old pigskin org. : AFL
46. Got a facial piercing? : HOLEDONESNOSE
51. Danger to divers : EEL
54. Birthplace of the Cyrillic alphabet : BULGARIA
56. Dressing room door figure : STAR
57. "Funny Girl" composer : STYNE
59. Dadaist Max : ERNST
60. Flips : GOESAPE
63. Acclaim : KUDOS
64. Got by : MADEDO
66. Crooks on golf courses : DOGLEGS
67. Kind of iron : WAFFLE
68. Moon of Uranus : ARIEL
69. Diver's hose : AIRLINE
70. "Blood and Fire" for the Salvation Army : MOTTO
71. Certain finish : MATTE
72. Break : TAME
73. Bread-for-cake event? : BAKESALE
76. Tie indicator : ALL
77. Played tenpins in officers' uniforms? : BOWLEDASBRASS
82. Good deal : LOT
83. ___ Falls : IDAHO
85. Hides a mike on : WIRES
86. Fair shelter : TENT
87. Modern site of the capital of ancient Galatia : ANKARA
89. Pinkish yellow : APRICOT
92. Deepen : DREDGE
94. Home paper : DEED
95. Freshly consider : RETHINK
97. French word of approval : BIEN
98. Sacrifice fly stat : RBI
99. Walking on hot embers? : GETTINGCOALEDFEET
105. Top : OUTDO
107. Bothers : AILS
108. Familiar sigh : AHME
109. Boy in TV's "Life Goes On" : CORKY
110. Old war story : ILIAD
111. Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
112. Jell-O flavor : LIME
113. Boring bit : AUGER
114. To-do list : TASKS
115. Org. in TV's "Adam 12" : LAPD
116. Ankh feature : LOOP
117. Novel content : PROSE
1. Chuck : TOSS
2. Parrot : ECHO
3. SeaWorld frolicker : SEAL
4. Silt locale : LAKEBED
5. Some terminals : ANODES
6. Superior's title : ABBOT
7. Pleasant hotel room feature : VIEW
8. Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
9. Elementary particle : NEUTRINO
10. Screening locale : CINEMA
11. Making no value judgments : AMORAL
12. Some oil barons : SHEIKS
13. Work out : SOLVE
14. Close to closed : AJAR
15. First name in horror : LON
16. Comment about suddenly thinner mares? : IKNEWTHEYDFOALED
17. Small topper : BEANIE
18. Easter, e.g. : ISLAND
28. Schedule-shifting syst. : DST
29. Atlas, e.g. : HEMAN
30. Opera singer Simon ___ : ESTES
34. Pampering, for short : TLC
35. Starring role for John Barrymore and Gregory Peck : AHAB
36. Good source of protein : TOFU
37. Rang true? : TOLLEDITLIKEITIS
38. Painter's calculation : AREA
39. Actor Beatty : NED
41. They just scrape the surface : ICESKATES
43. Made a touchdown : ALIT
44. Knight's time : YORE
46. Place to get a grip : HANDLEBAR
47. Estimator's phrase : ORSO
48. City north of Cologne : ESSEN
49. Oater transport : STAGE
50. Is off guard : NAPS
52. Hydroxyl compund : ENOL
53. ___-majesté : LESE
55. Say hey to : GREET
58. University of Massachusetts : TUFTS
60. "Blame It on the Bossa Nova" singer, 1963 : GORME
61. Like some bodies on a beach : OGLED
62. Samuel's teacher, in the Bible : ELI
64. With 10-Across, popular 1960's-70's singer : MAMA
65. Kazakhstan's ___ Sea : ARAL
66. Combination lock feature : DIAL
67. Cooking vessels : WOKS
69. Part of a Lawrence Welk count : ATWO
70. "Serpico" author : MAAS
73. Writer Harte : BRET
74. Dragged out : LONG
75. Female name ending : ETTE
78. Midwest transfer point : OHARE
79. Causing wonder in : AWING
80. Line of soldiers needing medical attention : SICKCALL
81. "My man!" : BRO
84. Little League coach, often : DAD
86. "Message received" : TENFOUR
87. Nimble : ADROIT
88. Distant cloud : NEBULA
89. Fifth-century invader : ATTILA
90. Avant-garde composer Glass : PHILIP
91. Finished, as dishes : RINSED
92. Game piece : DIE
93. Worker for tips : REDCAP
96. Sell online : ETAIL
97. Clean up, in a way : BLEEP
99. Mercury and Mars : GODS
100. Grant's birthplace : OHIO
101. Magazine contents : AMMO
102. Start of a conclusion : ERGO
103. Barely gets, with "out" : EKES
104. Phoenician trading center : TYRE
106. Former U.S. terr. : DAK

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