THAT'S AMORE

New York Times, Sunday, February 14, 2010

Author: Matt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Editor: Will Shortz
Matt Ginsberg
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Ginsberg. This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. It was once advertised as "Your favorite drink in your favorite flavor" : NEHI
5. Cigna competitor : AETNA
10. 23-Across ... according to Shakespeare : BLIND
15. Mecca trekker : HAJI
19. Nonexclusive : OPEN
20. Showed over : RERAN
21. Sin city : SODOM
22. Lena of "Chocolat" : OLIN
23. 1993 dance hit, and a question answered seven times in this puzzle : WHATISLOVE
25. "E.T.," e.g. : SCIFI
26. Some Da Vinci pieces : OILS
27. It's whistleable : TUNE
28. Kilt accompaniers : TAMS
30. "What is the sound of one hand clapping?," say : KOAN
31. Purple or green vegetable : KALE
32. ... according to Joseph Campbell : FRIENDSHIPSETTOMUSIC
36. Secret dish in "Sweeney Todd" : MEATPIE
37. One ___ (baseball variant) : OCAT
38. End of shampoo instructions, often : REPEAT
39. Linchpin : KEYSTONE
41. Martin's partner in 1960s-'70s TV : ROWAN
45. A.A.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
46. What some bombs lead to, for short : TDS
47. Sherwood Forest sights : ELMS
50. Like some mutual funds : NOLOAD
52. ... according to St. Augustine : THEBEAUTYOFTHESOUL
60. Irritated : PUTOUT
63. It may be marked on a racetrack : MILE
64. Not clerical : LAIC
65. Literally, "barley" : ORZO
66. Fresh sets of clothes : CHANGES
68. Lynn Fontanne and her husband : LUNTS
70. Regarding that matter : THEREIN
72. One who's easier to pray for than to visit, according to C. S. Lewis : BORE
73. German region occupied by France and Belgium from 1923-25 : RUHR
75. Responses to pleasure or pain : OOHS
77. "And you'd better listen!" : ORELSE
78. ... according to Charles Schulz : SHARINGYOURPOPCORN
82. Where some leaves settle : TEAPOT
83. Sunfish or moonfish : OPAH
84. Rep center? : GYM
87. Star in the Summer Triangle : VEGA
90. Slain twin : REMUS
92. Milanese madames : SIGNORAS
96. Pioneering 1740 novel subtitled "Virtue Rewarded" : PAMELA
98. Telephone : RING
101. Un-PC behavior : LEERING
102. ... according to Frank Sinatra : AMANYSPLENDOREDTHING
107. Nary a soul : NONE
108. Put one's foot down : TROD
109. Actor Jannings, winner of the first Best Actor Oscar : EMIL
110. Great Scott? : DRED
111. Sullen : DOUR
112. What's said before some numbers : HITIT
114. ... according to the Beatles : ALLYOUNEED
118. Having given a slip the slip? : ASEA
119. Apple juice brand : MOTTS
120. E.T., e.g. : ALIEN
121. Early smartphone : TREO
122. What bears do : SELL
123. ... according to Neil Young : AROSE
124. Reagan attorney general : MEESE
125. U.S.A.F. noncom : SSGT
1. "I said ___!" : NOW
2. New Testament book called the "Queen of the Epistles": Abbr. : EPH
3. Weapons in Wells's "The War of the Worlds" : HEATRAYS
4. Senses : INTUITS
5. Hall of "Coming to America" : ARSENIO
6. Unagi, in a sushi restaurant : EEL
7. Brings (out) : TROTS
8. Old cruise missile : NAVAHO
9. Lacking vitality : ANEMIC
10. M.I.T. degs. : BSS
11. John who wrote "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding" : LOCKE
12. Teller of a tale "full of sound and fury," per Macbeth : IDIOT
13. Jack Sprat's requirement : NOFAT
14. The saddest key, supposedly : DMINOR
15. Assignations, slangily : HOOKUPS
16. Ayn Rand and Anne Rice, e.g. : ALIASES
17. Actress Ann : JILLIAN
18. It may have an antenna : INSECT
24. Bungling : INEPT
29. Lock horns (with) : SPAR
32. Audio ___ : FEED
33. Star in the Summer Triangle : DENEB
34. Like poker faces : STONY
35. Maryland fort name : MEADE
36. Nasdaq, e.g.: Abbr. : MKT
40. B or C, but not A or D: Abbr. : ELEM
42. Edinburgh tourist attraction : WOOLSHOP
43. ___ Romeo : ALFA
44. Untagged : NOTIT
48. Stereotypical starting job assignment at a corporation : MAILROOM
49. "Star Trek" role : SULU
51. Blessing preceder? : AHCHOO
52. Kind of cartridge : TONER
53. Warm welcome : HUG
54. Forever, to a bard : ETERNE
55. Kind of sax : TENOR
56. Philosopher Kierkegaard : SOREN
57. Pitcher Hershiser : OREL
58. Weapons with telescoping bolts : UZIS
59. Solo : LONE
60. Chemicals banned by Congress in '76 : PCBS
61. "This isn't good!" : UHOH
62. Butler's locale : TARA
67. Honeybunch : SUGAR
69. Hiker's map, briefly : TOPO
71. Bungle : ERR
74. Some hot air : HYPE
76. They may have jets : SPAS
79. Land of amore : ITALY
80. One-eighty : UTURN
81. Kindergartner : CHILD
84. Heros : GRINDERS
85. The bright side? : YANG
86. Flavor-enhancing additive : MSG
87. "Scram!" : VAMOOSE
88. Chief of staff under Obama : EMANUEL
89. Blanket : GENERAL
91. Hash browns, e.g., typically : SIDE
93. Execute : GETDONE
94. ___ jacket : NEHRU
95. Sets right : ORIENTS
96. Animals with eye patches : PANDAS
97. Cause of wheezing : ASTHMA
99. Frequent Sgt. Friday rejoinder : NOMAAM
100. Car part : GRILLE
103. Record listing : PRIOR
104. Jackpot producer : LOTTO
105. Manuscript changes : EDITS
106. Carl's lifelong companion in "Up" : ELLIE
113. Lao-___ : TSE
115. Hoped-for answer to "Will you be my Valentine?" : YES
116. Hosp. test : EEG
117. Speck : DOT

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