TWICE-TOLD TALES

New York Times, Sunday, October 6, 2002

Author: Myles Callum
Editor: Will Shortz
Myles Callum
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Callum. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2002, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Eternal Spring" sculptor : RODIN
6. Bungle, with "up" : MESS
10. Maker of Twix and Starburst : MARS
14. Factory machinery, e.g. : ASSET
19. Six months from julio : ENERO
20. Loads : ALOT
21. "A Chapter on Ears" writer : ELIA
22. Paris rival : ROMEO
23. "Excellent!" : GREAT
24. Festive event : GALA
25. Cool : NONCHALANT
27. Boorish boarder regretted scuttlebutt : RUDEROOMERRUEDRUMOR
30. Rome-to-Athens dir. : ESE
31. Kind of trip : EGO
32. 1994 Shirley MacLaine title role : TESS
33. H, to Herodotus : ETA
34. Kind of test : MRI
37. Clothing retailer since 1969 : THEGAP
39. Toni Morrison book : SULA
41. "Venus of Urbino" painter : TITIAN
43. Depressed Dvorák was spendthrift : BLUECZECHBLEWCHECK
49. Small amounts : DABS
52. Chou En-___ : LAI
53. Ring leader? : TORERO
54. "Gotcha" : ISEE
55. Period of years : ERA
56. Gave the O.K. : SAIDSO
59. ___ the way : PAVE
60. Jittery : ANTSY
61. Bakery stock : ECLAIRS
63. Bel ___ cheese : PAESE
65. November dish : YAM
66. Collins's style permeates estate : PHILSMANNERFILLSMANOR
73. Wray of "King Kong" : FAY
74. ___-Novo (Benin's capital) : PORTO
75. Off-Broadway's "The Beauty Queen of ___" : LEENANE
76. Given by word of mouth, as evidence : PAROL
79. Prefix with linguistics : META
80. Hard conditions : RIGORS
83. NBC's former owner : RCA
84. Former British protectorate : OMAN
85. Threaten : IMPEND
87. Not only that but also : NAY
88. Producer of sweet messages? : ICER
89. Blockheaded lover has an accident on a rural road : DENSEDEARDENTSDEER
94. Chant : INTONE
95. Engage in frenzied concert activity : MOSH
96. Soccer stat : ASSIST
100. Buzzing about : ADO
101. Rotating piece : CAM
103. Part of a military defense, for short : SAMS
105. Pioneering Dadaist : ARP
106. Hide-hair connector : NOR
107. Merchant recognized animal in the basement : SELLERKNEWCELLARGNU
113. Alternative to "Saludo" : BUENOSDIAS
115. Gets down : EATS
116. Some Dodges : NEONS
117. Figure skater Protopopov and others : OLEGS
118. "What's ___ you?" : ITTO
119. Arezzo's river : ARNO
120. Group of strings, maybe : OCTET
121. Clergy member : PADRE
122. Where William the Conqueror is buried : CAEN
123. Spring site : TRAP
124. Stout : LUSTY
1. "To ___ deeply is to live afresh": Thoreau : REGRET
2. Charge : ONRUSH
3. Late rocker Ramone : DEEDEE
4. "Dies ___" : IRAE
5. Fake : NOTREAL
6. Cartoon Mr. : MAGOO
7. Kingdom east of Babylonia : ELAM
8. Step on it : SOLE
9. Shake up : STARTLE
10. Computer offerings : MENUS
11. Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
12. Zest producer : RIND
13. Start of a French oath : SACRE
14. Like the words of Jesus : ARAMAIC
15. Star turn : SOLO
16. Most insincere : SMARMIEST
17. Poet's contraction : EEN
18. Sprout : TOT
26. Quarterback's call : HUTTWO
28. Old Soviet secret police org. : OGPU
29. Jump at a noise, e.g. : REACT
35. Revs : RACES
36. One way to sing : INKEY
38. Literary monogram : GBS
39. Large number : SCAD
40. Commando weapons : UZIS
42. Victim in a 1932 mystery novel, with "the" : THINMAN
44. "I Still See ___" ("Paint Your Wagon" tune) : ELISA
45. Wish : HOPEFOR
46. Luca ___, "The Godfather" henchman : BRASI
47. Be candid : LEVEL
48. "... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
49. Bass : DEEP
50. Bend : ARCH
51. Indonesian tourist destination : BALI
56. Cord fiber : SISAL
57. Black Knights of college sports : ARMY
58. Dividend, mathematically : OPERAND
60. Actor Willie of "Eight Is Enough" : AAMES
62. Last Spanish king before Juan Carlos : ALFONSO
64. Dance, e.g. : ART
65. W.W. I battle site : YSER
67. Salt-___ (rap trio) : NPEPA
68. Observant one : NOTER
69. Two-time Oscar-winning director Frank ___ : LLOYD
70. One watching for traffic : NARC
71. As soon as : ONCE
72. Caboose : REAR
76. Conducting sites : PODIA
77. Rework : AMEND
78. Went downhill : RANTOSEED
79. Metz Mrs. : MME
81. Football stats: Abbr. : INTS
82. Big cut : GASH
85. 10's : IDEALS
86. "The Silence of the Lambs" director : DEMME
88. Dept. of the Treasury dept. : IRS
90. Ring : ENCLOSE
91. "Easy!" : NOSWEAT
92. British title : EARL
93. Talk of Toledo : ESPANOL
97. Bars : INGOTS
98. Browning piece : SONNET
99. Unfailing : TRUSTY
102. Treater : MEDIC
103. Compete in the Winter Olympics, maybe : SKATE
104. Williams of "Happy Days" : ANSON
105. Journalist Joseph : ALSOP
108. Bldg. contractor's hire : ENGR
109. Meter maid of song : RITA
110. Novelist Caleb : CARR
111. European peak : ETNA
112. Obtained: Fr. : RECU
113. Some jazz : BOP
114. Diminutive suffix : ULA

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