A TWIST OF PHRASE

New York Times, Sunday, August 30, 1998

Author: John Wolting
Editor: Will Shortz
John Wolting
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Wolting. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 1998, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Son of Zeus : ARES
5. Caucus selection : DELEGATE
13. On-line feature : FORUM
18. Apple seeds' site : CORE
19. Poisonous shrub : OLEANDER
20. Spheres : ARENAS
22. Make jerky : CURE
23. Hypochondriac? : MIGRAINEIMAGINER
26. Run out : ELAPSE
28. Van Morrison's "___ the Mystic" : INTO
29. Oscar winner Kedrova : LILA
30. Go right : GEE
31. None too brainy : DENSE
32. Former mile record-holder : COE
33. Magical symbol : SIGIL
36. Christmas leapers, in song : LORDS
38. Bolt down : EAT
39. Pub order : ROUND
41. Overcast : GRAY
42. Classroom accessory : GLOBE
43. Like denim : DURABLE
45. Showed fright, in a way : PALED
47. Soccer team : ELEVEN
48. "Vissi d'arte," e.g. : ARIA
49. Like the Trojan horse : HOLLOW
51. Food stat. : RDA
52. D.C. setting : EDT
53. Quick-starting worker? : MONDAYDYNAMO
56. American naturalist John : MUIR
57. Bernie's partner in songwriting : ELTON
58. Checks : REINS
59. Cudgel : BASTE
60. Jet follower : LAG
63. Sibyl : SEER
64. North Dakota city : MINOT
65. Upside-down sleeper : SLOTH
66. Stay near the shore : WADE
67. TV adjustment: Abbr. : HOR
68. Ottoman, e.g. : DIVAN
69. Late puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
70. Hyperion, for one : TITAN
71. x and y : AXES
72. Grade-C movies? : ANEMICCINEMA
74. It may be lent or bent : EAR
77. Addr. book entry : TEL
78. Dramatists' devices : ASIDES
79. Bartlett's abbr. : ANON
80. Water cannon target : RIOTER
82. Colorings : TINTS
83. Take offense : BRISTLE
86. Certain suit : ARMOR
87. Secluded : LONE
88. Drop off : ABATE
90. Clansman's wear : TAM
91. Meager : SCANT
92. Commuter's home, perhaps : EXURB
94. On : LIT
95. Slog : SLAVE
97. Interminable time : EON
98. Eastern royal : RANI
100. Some bends : ELLS
102. Less original : STALER
103. Ancient Greek puzzle? : SOCRATICACROSTIC
108. ___ libre (poetry style) : VERS
109. Deceive : LEADON
110. Pacific Rim capital : CANBERRA
111. Year, on monuments : ANNO
112. Florists' units : STEMS
113. Sticky-toed critter : TREETOAD
114. "Nana" actress : STEN
1. Consented : ACCEDED
2. Roll of coins : ROULEAU
3. Wild-eyed orator? : ERRANTRANTER
4. Percolates : SEEPS
5. Fuller construction : DOME
6. High priest at Shiloh : ELI
7. Multitudinous : LEGION
8. Took in : EARNED
9. No-see-um : GNAT
10. "Later!" : ADIOS
11. Common base : TEN
12. Prior to : ERE
13. The Three Bears, e.g. : FAMILY
14. Grad student's grilling : ORAL
15. Queen Elizabeth's daggers? : REGALGLARE
16. Prefix with sex : UNI
17. Everglades evergreen : MANGROVE
21. Source of growth : SEEDBED
24. Story of a siege : ILIAD
25. Take umbrage at : RESENT
27. Like Monica Seles, by birth : SERBIAN
32. Prompt : CUE
34. Block house? : IGLOO
35. Waxed : GREW
37. ___ Miss : OLE
40. Oil of ___ : OLAY
44. Warmth : ARDOR
45. Not legitimate evidence : PLANT
46. Bygone request : ALMS
47. Woodrow's second First Lady : EDITH
49. Carrion feeders : HYENAS
50. Stew ingredient : ONION
51. Snuffy Smith, for one : RUSTIC
53. Coordinate : MESH
54. It may be on a roll : OLEO
55. Worthless talk : DRIVEL
56. Tiki carvers : MAORIS
59. Hold responsible : BLAME
60. Unfulfilled potential? : LATENTTALENT
61. First of all : ADAM
62. Co-star of Mia in "Another Woman" : GENA
64. Coke, sometimes : MIXER
65. Shucks : SHEDS
66. They often brown-bag it : WINOS
68. Matchmaking industry? : DATERTRADE
69. Huff : SNIT
70. Like the little finger : TINIEST
72. Long-time Moore co-star : ASNER
73. Links rental : CART
74. Takes back the lead? : ERASES
75. Reduce engine heat, in a way : AIRCOOL
76. Courts : ROMANCES
78. Hokkaido people : AINU
81. ___-mile (freight unit) : TON
82. Like locoweed : TOXIC
83. Cavern sight : BAT
84. One of the Andrews Sisters : LAVERNE
85. 1964-65 Wimbledon winner Roy : EMERSON
87. ___ Tomb : LENINS
88. Raring to go : ALLSET
89. Watering hole : BISTRO
93. European capital : BERNE
96. They go with the flow : LAVAS
99. Jot : ATOM
101. Brain area : LOBE
102. Bunch : SCAD
104. Singer, of a sort : RAT
105. Take steps : ACT
106. 16-year-old's want : CAR
107. 401(k) alternative : IRA

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