IS THERE AN ECHO IN HERE?

New York Times, Sunday, August 15, 2010

Author: Daniel C. Bryant
Editor: Will Shortz
Daniel C. Bryant
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {KXZ} This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Bryant. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2010, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Writer of the short story "The Overcoat" : GOGOL
6. Sitcom with three stars : MASH
10. Compos mentis : SANE
14. Some Latinas: Abbr. : SRTAS
19. Hersey novel setting : ADANO
20. Cream, e.g. : TRIO
21. Angel : DEAR
22. Parts of many a still life : PEARS
23. Underachiever's motto? : MAYITEVERBESOSO
26. SALT topic : ICBMS
27. Vladimir Nabokov novel : PNIN
28. It's noble : NEON
29. Sol mates? : LAS
30. Some court pleas, for short : NOLOS
31. U.N.-created land: Abbr. : ISR
33. Places where masseurs massage : SPAS
35. Trouble's partner : TOIL
37. Milk containers : UDDERS
38. Being debated : ATISSUE
41. "The Mystery of ___ Vep," 1990s Off Broadway play : IRMA
42. E is its lowest note : GCLEF
43. Majorcan affirmation? : MEDITERRANEANSISI
47. She-bear: Sp. : OSA
50. 7-0 record, e.g. : SWEEP
51. Something for a kid to keep on hand? : MITTEN
52. Portuguese wines : MADEIRAS
54. Worthy of mention : NAMABLE
56. "The lowest form of humor," per Samuel Johnson : PUN
57. Grps. that know the drill? : ROTCS
58. Roam and raid : MARAUD
61. Not yet acquired, as knowledge : UNLEARNT
65. ___-all : CURE
66. Inhabitant: Suffix : OTE
67. Registering a poodle? : LICENSINGFIFI
71. Steve Martin's "boy king" : TUT
72. What atoms do : BOND
74. Liza Minnelli's father : VINCENTE
75. Contents of sleeves : ALBUMS
77. N.S.A. concern, for short : INTEL
79. Ultimate : NTH
80. Hulk Hogan or Andre the Giant, slangily : RASSLER
83. "Vitruvian Man" artist : LEONARDO
85. Part of batting instruction : STANCE
87. "Twin Peaks" actor Jack : NANCE
91. Misspeak, e.g. : ERR
92. Guy holding a Hostess snack cake? : THEMANWITHTHEHOHO
95. Canadian curling championship, with "the" : BRIER
97. Procrastinator's response : SOON
98. Decimal system : BASETEN
99. The beginning : DAYONE
101. Dom ___, "Inception" hero : COBB
102. ___ Ed : PHYS
104. Letter run : QRS
105. Skyscraper support : IBEAM
106. 300 to 3,000 MHz range : UHF
107. ___ fixe : IDEE
109. Popular fragrance : TABU
112. Slithering menace : COBRA
113. Words of caution from Rodolfo? : DONTTREADONMIMI
118. "___ I might ..." : TRYAS
119. "___ Diana's altar to protest": Shak. : ORON
120. Dinner crumbs : ORTS
121. Certain Central Asian : TATAR
122. Puts back in : STETS
123. Politico Gingrich : NEWT
124. [Over here!] : PSST
125. Bounce : EJECT
1. Group of whales : GAM
2. Harem room : ODA
3. Annual parade subject : GAYPRIDE
4. "Go ___!" : ONIN
5. Fin de siècle writer Pierre ___ : LOTI
6. V.J.'s employer : MTV
7. The "A" of sports' A.F.L. : ARENA
8. Begets : SIRES
9. Red Skelton persona : HOBO
10. Organizer of many a sit-in: Abbr. : SDS
11. Windblown : AEOLIAN
12. Like Bob Dylan's voice : NASAL
13. Opposite of Thanatos, to Freud : EROS
14. More thin and frail : SPINDLIER
15. Modify, as software : RECODE
16. Reservation at a Johannesburg restaurant? : TABLEFORTUTU
17. Mail : ARMOR
18. 112-Across sound : SSSSS
24. Follow : ENSUE
25. Hors d'oeuvre follower : ENTREE
31. Pet food company since 1946 : IAMS
32. Worry : STEW
34. Constant, in product names : PERMA
36. "Toe" of the Arabian Peninsula : OMAN
37. Coll. in La Jolla : UCSD
39. Tuscan town, home of the painter Duccio : SIENA
40. Biblical correspondent : STPAUL
41. Very emotional : INTENSE
42. Designer Versace : GIANNI
44. Gently roast ... or something that's roasted : RIB
45. Out of the office, perhaps : ATLUNCH
46. Blue pixie : SMURF
48. Hipbone attachment : SACRUM
49. Ledger list : ASSETS
53. Sports org. since 1894 : IOC
55. Year Columbus returned from his final voyage to the New World : MDIV
56. Something that's "Miss" titled? : PAGEANT
58. Where the driver is driving Miss Daisy : MOBILE
59. Sorry soul? : ATONER
60. Landlord's ultimatum? : RENTORBYEBYE
62. Sculptor Maya : LIN
63. Board, in a way : ENTRAIN
64. Purveyor of nonstick cookware : TFAL
68. Bit of air pollution : CINDER
69. Div. of biology : ENTOM
70. Actresses Kristen and Graff : ILENES
73. Locale for a trophy display : DEN
76. Astronomer Tycho ___ : BRAHE
78. Traditional church celebration : LATINMASS
81. Univ., e.g. : SCH
82. Held in reserve : SETBY
84. First president of South Korea : RHEE
85. Supercilious sort : SNOB
86. Nearly worthless : TWOBIT
88. Almost : NOTQUITE
89. What's expensive in Paris? : CHER
90. Time on end : EONS
93. Currently : ASOFNOW
94. Must : HASTO
96. Try to scare off, in a way : ROARAT
99. Library shelfful: Abbr. : DICTS
100. End early : ABORT
101. Work that's no fun : CHORE
102. Jury members : PEERS
103. Track meet events : HEATS
106. Japanese noodle : UDON
108. Sell-off, say : DROP
110. Play money? : ANTE
111. Key with five sharps: Abbr. : BMAJ
114. It has a blast : TNT
115. Mar. weekend shortener : DST
116. ___ and cheese : MAC
117. Operator of the original N.Y.C. subway : IRT

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