THE ECHO EFFECT

New York Times, Sunday, May 16, 2004

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 61 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite

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© 2004, The New York Times
Across Down
1. ___ Maine : USS
4. Literary biographer Lord David ___ : CECIL
9. Colonnade tree : ELM
12. Strongly recommended : PUSHED
18. Actress Zadora : PIA
19. 1988 comeback hit for the Beach Boys : KOKOMO
20. Flirting with a patient, e.g.? : DOCTORNONO
22. Slop trough site : STY
23. What the mother of a dozen kids says just before turning out the light? : TWELFTHNIGHTNIGHT
25. Hostility : ICINESS
27. Make big, as hair : TEASEUP
28. Open house org. : PTA
29. "Let's hear it" : DOTELL
30. Caring grps. : HMOS
32. Give out : EMIT
34. Ending of a firm's name : INC
36. V.I.P. on Al Jazeera : EMIR
37. Alter ___ (another exactly the same) : IDEM
39. Plant production : SAP
42. "Just the thing!" : PERFECT
44. Defers : SUSPENDS
47. Headquarters : BASE
49. Pillow filler : EIDER
50. Delhi tongue : HINDI
52. Have a "Star Wars" character preserved? : PICKLEJARJAR
55. Straighten out : UNTANGLE
57. Worry : EATAT
58. 1994 "S.N.L."-based bomb starring Julia Sweeney : ITSPAT
62. Hosp. workers : MDS
63. Miracle-___ : GRO
64. Razor maker : BIC
65. Pulp : MASH
67. Actress Hatcher : TERI
68. "Get off the stage!" : BOO
69. Lively fish dance? : SARDINECANCAN
73. Long time : EON
74. Bowed (to) : LOST
76. Next in line : HEIR
77. "___ Kapital" : DAS
78. Food label no. : RDA
79. Lap dog : PUG
80. Musical premiere of 1805 : EROICA
82. Symbol of pride : STRUT
84. Island purchase? : GASOLINE
86. What the impatient reader of English essays requested? : LAMBCHOPCHOP
89. Patches up : MENDS
90. Brief romance : IDYLL
93. Out fishing, possibly : ASEA
94. Making a big hit : HOMERING
96. Relaxes : LOOSENS
98. Champagne classification : DRY
100. Euro pop? : PERE
101. Cast wearer's problem : ITCH
104. Largish deer : ELK
105. Gershwin title character : BESS
107. In the past : OVER
109. Zen achievement : SATORI
111. "Some Words With a Mummy" writer : POE
113. Nonlethal firearm : RIOTGUN
116. Priests, e.g. : HOLYMEN
117. Phrase describing an offerer of sympathy? : WHOGOESTHERETHERE
121. Kind of charge : TNT
122. Royal rebuke? : KINGTUTTUT
123. Woos : COURTS
124. Formula ___ : ONE
125. High-hats : SNOOTS
126. W.W. II spy org. : OSS
127. Benders? : KNEES
128. On the warpath : MAD
1. Advantages : UPSIDE
2. Light show : SITCOM
3. Give either a wholly good or bad review? : SAYITISNTSOSO
4. Marsh marigold : COWSLIP
5. Stretches (out) : EKES
6. Venez. neighbor : COL
7. World bankers' grp. : IMF
8. Ball game : LOTTO
9. Dame ___ Everage : EDNA
10. TV role for 67-Across : LOIS
11. Fictional sleuth Travis : MCGEE
12. Purchase from the frozen foods section : POTPIE
13. Archaeological find : URN
14. Delicate cut : SNIP
15. Rendered immobile : HOGTIED
16. Magnify : ENHANCE
17. "i" piece? : DOT
19. Music compilation seller : KTEL
21. Heart, e.g. : THUMPER
24. Oilman Leon who owned the New York Jets : HESS
26. Poet portrayed in "Il Postino" : NERUDA
30. 1920's-30's Winter Olympics star : HENIE
31. About six centuries hence : MMDC
33. Pick up the tab : TREAT
35. Geom. point : CTR
38. Disapprove of : DEPLORE
40. Opposite of hinder : ABET
41. Playboy's wear : PAJAMAS
43. In the lead : FIRST
45. Is a rat : SINGS
46. Sewing shop purchase : SKEIN
48. Tempter : SATAN
50. Self-effacing : HUMBLE
51. Suitable for rainy days : INDOOR
53. Like corsets : LACEDUP
54. Campaigns in the Mideast : JIHADS
56. Kind of flour : GRAHAM
59. Drum that makes tiny bird sounds? : PEEPINGTOMTOM
60. Nearby : AROUND
61. Touches : TINGES
64. Brought forth : BIRTHED
66. Paint remover : SCRAPER
70. Jewel case inserts : DISCS
71. Hidden drawback : CATCH
72. Supermodel Campbell : NAOMI
75. Uses a harrow : TILLS
81. Spy in Canaan : CALEB
83. Din : ROAR
84. Enemy pilot in a dogfight : GOMER
85. Softies show it : LENITY
87. Bill Wyman, in the Rolling Stones : BASSIST
88. "A good breakfast, but an ill supper": Francis Bacon : HOPE
90. ___ du Diable : ILE
91. "Bottle-nosed" creature : DOLPHIN
92. Object of the 1981 hit "Woman" : YOKOONO
95. Holiday spots : RESORTS
97. Greek sea god : NEREUS
99. Elton John's "___ Song" : YOUR
102. "Body Heat" actor Richard : CRENNA
103. Not explicit : HINTED
106. ___ voce : SOTTO
108. Sweater style : VNECK
110. They may be bitter : ALES
112. Kellogg company brand : EGGO
114. As follows : THUS
115. Is amused by : GETS
116. "Look ___!" : HERE
117. Work units: Abbr. : WKS
118. Legendary Giant : OTT
119. Boatload : TON
120. Clamor : HUE

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