I HEARD YOU THE FIRST TIME

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 2013

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 172 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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© 2013, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Wallop : SMITE
6. Gray piece : POEM
10. Cricket club : BAT
13. Fair-minded : JUST
17. "Funeral Blues" writer : AUDEN
18. "Pity is for the living, ___ is for the dead": Twain : ENVY
19. Kaplan of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
20. Info from a debriefing : INTEL
22. Somewhat redundant 1965 country song? : GREENGREENGRASSOFHOME
26. Journalist Couric : KATIE
27. ___ Lang, Superboy's love : LANA
28. 1951 Cooperstown inductee : OTT
29. Increases, with "up" : AMPS
30. Somewhat redundant Milton Bradley game? : HUNGRYHUNGRYHIPPOS
35. Show featuring the L.V.P.D. : CSI
38. Oktoberfest collectibles : STEINS
39. Cotillion attendee : DEB
40. Power in sci-fi : ESP
41. Kneeler's offering : RING
43. Ambient musician Brian : ENO
44. Org. that fines polluters : EPA
45. Chicken bred for its meat : BROILER
49. Somewhat redundant size? : EXTRAEXTRALARGE
54. Roof projection : EAVE
55. Constitutional : STROLL
56. Bedtime preyer? : OWL
57. "Nick News" host Linda : ELLERBEE
60. Song featured in "Animal House" : SHOUT
61. Bakery array : PIES
62. Reacted to a bad call : BOOED
63. Mr. Bill appeared on it: Abbr. : SNL
64. Somewhat redundant 1960s spy series? : THEWILDWILDWEST
69. Sound of heartbreak : SOB
72. Picks up : EARNS
73. Cartoon beagle : ODIE
74. Hit the roof : ERUPT
78. Like some passages in a symphony : THEMATIC
80. Elton John nickname : REG
81. Deli appliance : SLICER
82. O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
83. Somewhat redundant literary genre? : SHORTSHORTSTORY
88. Scrammed : GOTLOST
91. Brief laugh : HEH
92. Flamboyant stole : BOA
93. Machiavellian concerns : ENDS
94. John of Salisbury : LOO
95. Pink lady ingredient : GIN
96. "The things I put up with!" : SHEESH
99. Buff : NUT
100. Somewhat redundant theater production? : OFFOFFBROADWAYSHOW
106. Glinda's creator : BAUM
107. Clock face number : III
108. Repo justification : LIEN
109. Core philosophy : ETHOS
112. Extremely redundant 1963 caper film? : ITSAMADMADMADMADWORLD
118. "Ta-da!" : THERE
119. Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
120. Cut and collect : REAP
121. 128-character set : ASCII
122. Job title abbr. : ASST
123. Cooper Union's location, briefly : NYC
124. Haute cuisine it's not : SLOP
125. Chews (out) : REAMS
1. Not look perky, say : SAG
2. Visibility reducer : MURK
3. Skull session result : IDEA
4. Comb row : TEETH
5. Ancient Roman author Quintus ___ : ENNIUS
6. In accordance with : PER
7. Goalie's jersey number, often : ONE
8. A Waugh : EVELYN
9. Human speech mimickers : MYNAHS
10. Shearing shed sound : BAA
11. Swallow, as costs : ABSORB
12. Clearly low on patience : TESTY
13. Peter Pan rival : JIF
14. Not as content : UNHAPPIER
15. Percussive dance troupe : STOMP
16. Musician's rate : TEMPO
19. Will Geer's role on "The Waltons" : GRANDPA
21. Minus : LESS
23. Refined : GENTEEL
24. Animal whose head doesn't make a sound? : GNU
25. Common check box on surveys : OTHER
31. MTV's earliest viewers, mostly : GENX
32. With 33-Down, plastic shields and such : RIOT
33. See 32-Down : GEAR
34. Equal: Prefix : ISO
35. Tangy salad leaves : CRESS
36. Amendment guaranteeing a speedy trial : SIXTH
37. Part of the front matter : INTRO
42. Mosaicist's supply : GROUT
44. South Dakota Air Force base : ELLSWORTH
45. Not on deck, maybe : BELOW
46. R&D sites : LABS
47. Unchanging : EVEN
48. Walk while dizzy : REEL
50. Wimbledon champ Gibson : ALTHEA
51. Shakes up : ROILS
52. Very impressed : AWED
53. Crystal Cave is one : GEODE
58. Common middle name : LEE
59. E Day debuts : EDSELS
61. Emergency : PINCH
62. Captain who says "Well, gentlemen, between ourselves and home are 27,000 sea miles" : BLIGH
65. Fill up on : EAT
66. Perfume sampling spot : WRIST
67. Roman calendar day : IDES
68. Overused : TRITE
69. One way to go to a party : STAG
70. "What a calamity!" : OHNO
71. Inclination : BENT
75. Big East sch. : UCONN
76. Proust's "À la Recherche du Temps ___" : PERDU
77. Sweet meet? : TRYST
79. Nabisco treats sold only seasonally : MALLOMARS
81. Hidden : STASHED
84. Athens's home : OHIO
85. 1950s TV star Duncan : RENALDO
86. Do as expected : OBEY
87. Old World deer : ROES
89. Body blow reaction : OOF
90. World capital situated in what was once ancient Thrace : SOFIA
95. How bad news is often received : GRIMLY
96. Attests : SWEARS
97. "Music for the Royal Fireworks" composer : HANDEL
98. Open conflict : HOTWAR
100. End note? : OBIT
101. Nickname of jazz's Earl Hines : FATHA
102. Joins : FUSES
103. Cheney's follower : BIDEN
104. Slow on the uptake : DIM
105. "___ Body?" (first Lord Peter Wimsey novel) : WHOSE
110. Marine threat : ORCA
111. Skinny : SLIM
113. Satisfied : MET
114. "Breaking Bad" network : AMC
115. Great Leap Forward overseer : MAO
116. BlackBerry buy : APP
117. Slam : DIS

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