SPY GLASS

New York Times, Sunday, May 25, 2008

Author: Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor: Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {KQVX} This is puzzle # 162 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite

Notepad: When this puzzle is done, the seven circles will contain the letters from A to G. Starting with A, connect them alphabetically with one continuous line, and you'll get an image of a 39-Across.
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across Down
1. How architects' models are built : TOSCALE
8. Lou Bega's "___ No. 5" : MAMBO
13. Ottoman V.I.P.'s : AGHAS
18. Foyer item : AREARUG
19. Plug in a travel kit : ADAPTER
21. It may give you a cold shoulder : DRAFT
22. Alarming : SCARING
23. *1969 : GEORGELAZENBY
25. Auditioned for "American Idol" : SANG
26. Italian town known for its embroidery : ASSISI
28. End of a plumb line : BOB
29. Law assignment : CASE
30. Garbage hauler : SCOW
32. "True" : ITISSO
35. Neighborhood next to N.Y.C.'s East Village : NOHO
37. Ecuador and Venezuela are in it : OPEC
39. [See instructions in Notepad] : MARTINI
41. Relating to a blood line : AORTAL
45. Sub systems : SONARS
47. Suffix with urban : ITE
48. *1973-85 : ROGERMOORE
50. Moles' production : TUNNELS
52. Subj. for bilinguals : ESL
54. Like some video, to cable customers : ONDEMAND
55. Warhol's "___ of Six Self-Portraits" : ASET
56. Lambs' kin : EWES
58. Aside (from) : APART
61. "Smooth Operator" singer : SADE
62. French seas : MERS
63. Powder site, maybe : WIG
64. First mate : ADAM
65. "Put ___ writing!" : ITIN
67. Layer : PLY
68. *1987-89 : TIMOTHYDALTON
71. Figures at many a wedding reception, briefly : DJS
74. Kite flier's wish : GUST
75. Muscle mag displays : BODS
76. Sneaky : SLY
77. Semitic deity : BAAL
78. Med. plans : HMOS
80. Gut course : EASYA
82. Alexander Hamilton's last act : DUEL
83. "By the power vested ___ ..." : INME
84. Aches : FEELSBAD
86. N.B.A.'s ___ Ming : YAO
88. Ventured (forth) : SALLIED
90. Writer born May 28, 1908 : IANFLEMING
93. Speech pauses : UMS
95. Surprisingly : NOLESS
96. Brings out : EDUCES
97. Offering from St. Joseph : ASPIRIN
99. Willy Wonka's creator : DAHL
100. ___ buco : OSSO
102. Mexican beer : CORONA
103. A great deal : MUCH
105. "Lost" filming locale : OAHU
108. Global currency org. : IMF
110. 2003 best-selling fantasy novel by teen author Christopher Paolini : ERAGON
113. Beethoven's third? : DREI
115. *1995-2002 : PIERCEBROSNAN
119. New Jersey city, county or river : PASSAIC
121. Name-drop, maybe? : ERASE
122. Least restrained : RASHEST
123. Artist Watteau : ANTOINE
124. Ward off : REPEL
125. Singer Jones and others : ETTAS
126. Piano players' hangouts : LOUNGES
1. Old propaganda propagator : TASS
2. Ocean menaces : ORCAS
3. *1962-67, 1971 : SEANCONNERY
4. Attire with supersized pockets : CARGOPANTS
5. "Exodus" hero : ARI
6. ___ 9, first spacecraft to land softly on the moon : LUNA
7. Deviled things : EGGS
8. Chairman's supporter? : MAOIST
9. Natl. Poetry Mo. : APR
10. Brief encounter? : MTG
11. Programme airer, with "the" : BEEB
12. Knee sock material : ORLON
13. Wood shaper : ADZ
14. Like some wrestling : GRECOROMAN
15. Tennis star Mandlikova : HANA
16. Edwards and others: Abbr. : AFBS
17. Eye doctor's concern : STYE
19. Shakes up : AGITATES
20. Hungers : DESIRES
24. On : ABOARD
27. California's ___ Valley : SIMI
31. "___ #1!" : WERE
33. Title for 48-Across and 3-Down : SIR
34. Lennon's mate : ONO
36. Nears, with "on" : HOMESIN
38. "The Allegory of Love" writer, 1936 : CSLEWIS
40. Kurchatov who oversaw the Soviet atomic bomb project : IGOR
42. Lowly one : TOAD
43. Composer of "Dido and Aeneas" : ARNE
44. Spearheaded : LED
45. Sign of approval : STAMP
46. White-collared thrush: Var. : OUSEL
49. Authorizes : ENTITLES
51. Butterfly experts, perhaps : SWIMTEAM
53. March 25, in the Christian calendar : LADYDAY
57. It can be fragile : EGO
59. Residences, in slang : PADS
60. Drs.' org. : AMA
64. Ship-to-ship communication : AHOY
66. In song, "Once you pass its borders, you can ne'er return again" : TOYLAND
68. Fights : TUSSLES
69. Cable TV inits. : TBS
70. Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
71. *2006– : DANIELCRAIG
72. Bond common to the answers to the six starred clues : JAMES
73. Runners' locales : SLEDS
74. It's full of holes : GOLFCOURSE
77. Rock guitarist once married to Goldie Hawn : BILLHUDSON
78. Commander : HEAD
79. Plan for dinner : MENU
81. 1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
82. Alpha : DOMINANT
84. Disapproving cry : FIE
85. Bluesy Smith : BESSIE
87. Night lights : AURORAS
89. Rich soil : LOAM
91. Homeland protection org. : NSC
92. Main mailbox locale: Abbr. : GPO
94. Sweater flaw : SNAG
98. Castle and Cara : IRENES
101. Game played with a 40-card deck : OMBRE
104. "Romanzero" poet : HEINE
105. Phone co. employee : OPER
106. Suffix with billion : AIRE
107. Jalopy : HEAP
109. Univ. house : FRAT
111. Autumn birthstone : OPAL
112. Second start? : NANO
114. Clinches : ICES
116. Hanna-Barbera art : CEL
117. German direction : OST
118. ___ Na Na : SHA
120. Disco guy on "The Simpsons" : STU

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