THAT IS TWO SAY

New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 2009

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: none – this is a pangram Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

JimH notes: Each rebus square is "normal" in one direction but in the other direction, you have to pronounce the letters individually. So, for example, 24 Down is BED KNOBS but 31 Across is TOOTH DK meaning TOOTH DECAY.
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Horrify : APPAL
6. Get ready to go : PACK
10. Leopard's home? : IMAC
14. Club : CUDGEL
19. Excel : SHINE
20. Jai ___ : ALAI
21. Baby carrier : MAMA
22. Sierra ___ : LEONE
23. Resort region near Barcelona : COSTABRAVA
25. Drug distributor : PHARMACIST
27. Famous Giant : OTT
28. Country singer Gibbs : TERRI
29. Vein contents : ORE
30. Surface films: Var. : PATINES
31. Dental problem : TOOTHDK
33. Key sequence in a chromosome : MARKERGENE
36. Chitchat : GAB
37. Very noticeable : SALIENT
39. Jacob who wrote "How the Other Half Lives" : RIIS
40. Praiseworthy : ADMIRABLE
42. Self-satisfied : PROUD
44. Hospital bill items : TESTS
46. Prefix with function : DYS
47. Chianti and Beaujolais : REDS
50. Big rush : BLITZ
52. ___ Cube : RUBIKS
56. Authors' aids: Abbr. : AGTS
58. ___-Japanese War : SINO
59. Brown v. Board of Education city : TOPEKA
60. Music compilation marketer : KTEL
63. Pro ___ : FORMA
65. Of the mouth's roof : PALATAL
68. Envision : FORESEE
70. 1873 adventure novel that begins and ends in London : AROUNDTHEWORLDINATDAYS
73. Less popular, as a restaurant : EMPTIER
74. "Fer-de-Lance" mystery novelist : REXSTOUT
75. Certain palms : SAGOS
76. "WKRP in Cincinnati" role : LES
77. Driving surface : TEEPAD
79. Crown : PATE
81. Flicka, e.g. : MARE
82. Attacked : CAMEAT
83. Republic once known as Dahomey : BENIN
84. Surname of two signers of the Declaration of Independence : LEE
85. From ___ Z : ATO
87. Stop worrying : RESTEZ
90. Take part in : ENTER
93. Dipstick housing : CRANKCASE
97. Masters piece : POEM
99. Car make of the 1930s : GRAHAM
102. No. on a check : AMT
103. American everyman : JOHNQPUBLIC
106. Unaccented syllable : ATONIC
108. It's not to be touched : POISONIV
110. Like some humor : DRY
111. Andrea known as the liberator of Genoa : DORIA
113. "Patience ___ virtue" : ISA
114. Ethan Frome portrayer, 1993 : LIAMNEESON
116. Jealous : GREENWITHNV
118. "Sesame Street" regular : ERNIE
119. It might be assumed : ROLE
120. Opera set in ancient Egypt : AIDA
121. Courtyards : ATRIA
122. Baby bottle tops : TEATS
123. Tag in an antique store : SOLD
124. Med. dose : TBSP
125. "Sailing to Byzantium" writer : YEATS
1. Dressy tie : ASCOT
2. Life magazine staple : PHOTOSA
3. Something to draw : PISTOL
4. Queen's servant, maybe : ANT
5. Baseball coverage? : LEATHER
6. Catherine who survived Henry VIII : PARR
7. Screamer at a crime scene : ALARM
8. Pricey appetizer : CAVIAR
9. Maker of the Optima : KIA
10. Wow : IMPRESS
11. "Real Time With Bill ___" : MAHER
12. Antismoking org. : AMA
13. Latin catchphrase sometimes seen on sundials : CARPEDM
14. Casual farewell : CULATER
15. Numerical prefix : DECI
16. Passing : GOINGBY
17. Closes tight : ENSEALS
18. Doesn't bother : LETSBE
24. Post decorations on four-posters : BEDKNOBS
26. "The ___ Love" (Gershwin song) : MANI
29. Depression-era migrant : OKIE
32. Recommendation : TIP
34. Prestigious London hotel : RITZ
35. Fill the tank : GASUP
38. Yellow poplar : TULIPTREE
41. Some pop-ups : ADS
43. Singer Washington : DINAH
45. Author of the Barsetshire novels : TROLLOPE
47. San ___ (San Francisco suburb) : RAFAEL
48. Singer who played herself in "Ocean's Eleven" : EDGORME
49. Barbershop sights : STROPS
51. Stomach : TOLERATE
53. Suitable for : BEFITTING
54. Venerated image: Var. : IKON
55. Units of fineness : KARATS
57. Offensive lines? : SMUT
59. Like vinaigrette : TART
60. "Married ... With Children" actress : KTSAGAL
61. Gloomy Milne character : EEYORE
62. Flat dweller : LESSEE
64. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
66. Full of fear : AWED
67. How drunks drink : TOXS
69. Dutch export : EDAM
71. Judge : DEEM
72. Guitarist Eddy : DUANE
78. One end of a digression, for short? : PAREN
80. Go aboard : ENTRAIN
82. Flimflam : CON
83. Chisel face : BEZEL
85. Large wardrobe : ARMOIRE
86. "From Russia With Love" Bond girl Romanova : TATIANA
88. Rejected as unworthy : SPURNED
89. Mug with a mug : TOBY
91. Corrode : EATAWAY
92. Density symbol : RHO
93. Pill that's easily swallowed : CAPLET
94. Driver of the Cannonball Special : KCJONES
95. Excellent : AONE
96. Flu symptom, with "the" : SHIVERS
98. Leaf vein : MIDRIB
100. "Peer Gynt" princess : ANITRA
101. Bad connection, say : MISHIT
104. Carny booth prize : QPDOLL
105. "Here Come the ___" (Abbott and Costello film set at a girls' school) : COEDS
107. Sneaker material : CANVAS
109. Struck down, old-style : SMIT
112. Harvest : REAP
115. The Great Lakes' ___ Locks : SOO
116. Slang for a 3-Down : GAT
117. Suffix with favor : ITE

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