# THAT IS TWO SAY

### New York Times, Sunday, September 27, 2009

 Author: Patrick Berry Editor: Will Shortz
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## This puzzle:

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.
 1A 2P 3P 4A 5L 6P 7A 8C 9K 10I 11M 12A 13C 14CU 15D 16G 17E 18L 19S H I N E 20A L A I 21M A M A 22L E O N E 23C O S T A 24B R A V A 25P H A R 26M A C I S T 27O T T 28T E R R I 29O R E 30P A T I N E S 31T O O 32T H DK 33M A 34R K E R 35G E N E 36G A B 37SA L I E N 38T 39R I I S 40A DM I R 41A B L E 42P R O U 43D 44T E S 45T S 46D Y S 47R 48ED 49S 50B L I 51T Z 52R U 53B 54I 55K S 56A G T 57S 58S I N O 59T O P E K A 60KT 61E 62L 63F O R M 64A 65P A L 66A 67T A L 68F O R 69E S E E 70A R O U N 71D T H E W O R L 72D I N AT D A Y S 73E M P T I E R 74R E XS T O U T 75S A G O S 76L E S 77T E E 78P A D 79P A T 80E 81M A R E 82C A M E A T 83B E N I N 84L E E 85A 86T O 87R E 88S 89T EZ 90E N T 91E 92R 93C R A N 94KC 95A 96S E 97P O E 98M 99G R A H 100A 101M 102A M T 103J O H N 104QP U B L I 105C 106A T O N I 107C 108P O I 109S O N IV 110D R Y 111D O 112R I A 113I S A 114L I A M N E E 115S O N 116G R E E N W 117I T H NV 118E R N I E 119R O L E 120A I D A 121A T R I A 122T E A T S 123S O L D 124T B S P 125Y E A T S
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 Across Down 1. Horrify : APPAL6. Get ready to go : PACK10. Leopard's home? : IMAC14. Club : CUDGEL19. Excel : SHINE20. Jai ___ : ALAI21. Baby carrier : MAMA22. Sierra ___ : LEONE23. Resort region near Barcelona : COSTABRAVA25. Drug distributor : PHARMACIST27. Famous Giant : OTT28. Country singer Gibbs : TERRI29. Vein contents : ORE30. Surface films: Var. : PATINES31. Dental problem : TOOTHDK33. Key sequence in a chromosome : MARKERGENE36. Chitchat : GAB37. Very noticeable : SALIENT39. Jacob who wrote "How the Other Half Lives" : RIIS40. Praiseworthy : ADMIRABLE42. Self-satisfied : PROUD44. Hospital bill items : TESTS46. Prefix with function : DYS47. Chianti and Beaujolais : REDS50. Big rush : BLITZ52. ___ Cube : RUBIKS56. Authors' aids: Abbr. : AGTS58. ___-Japanese War : SINO59. Brown v. Board of Education city : TOPEKA60. Music compilation marketer : KTEL63. Pro ___ : FORMA65. Of the mouth's roof : PALATAL68. Envision : FORESEE70. 1873 adventure novel that begins and ends in London : AROUNDTHEWORLDINATDAYS73. Less popular, as a restaurant : EMPTIER74. "Fer-de-Lance" mystery novelist : REXSTOUT75. Certain palms : SAGOS76. "WKRP in Cincinnati" role : LES77. Driving surface : TEEPAD79. Crown : PATE81. Flicka, e.g. : MARE82. Attacked : CAMEAT83. Republic once known as Dahomey : BENIN84. Surname of two signers of the Declaration of Independence : LEE85. From ___ Z : ATO87. Stop worrying : RESTEZ90. Take part in : ENTER93. Dipstick housing : CRANKCASE97. Masters piece : POEM99. Car make of the 1930s : GRAHAM102. No. on a check : AMT103. American everyman : JOHNQPUBLIC106. Unaccented syllable : ATONIC108. It's not to be touched : POISONIV110. Like some humor : DRY111. Andrea known as the liberator of Genoa : DORIA113. "Patience ___ virtue" : ISA114. Ethan Frome portrayer, 1993 : LIAMNEESON116. Jealous : GREENWITHNV118. "Sesame Street" regular : ERNIE119. It might be assumed : ROLE120. Opera set in ancient Egypt : AIDA121. Courtyards : ATRIA122. Baby bottle tops : TEATS123. Tag in an antique store : SOLD124. Med. dose : TBSP125. "Sailing to Byzantium" writer : YEATS 1. Dressy tie : ASCOT2. Life magazine staple : PHOTOSA3. Something to draw : PISTOL4. Queen's servant, maybe : ANT5. Baseball coverage? : LEATHER6. Catherine who survived Henry VIII : PARR7. Screamer at a crime scene : ALARM8. Pricey appetizer : CAVIAR9. Maker of the Optima : KIA10. Wow : IMPRESS11. "Real Time With Bill ___" : MAHER12. Antismoking org. : AMA13. Latin catchphrase sometimes seen on sundials : CARPEDM14. Casual farewell : CULATER15. Numerical prefix : DECI16. Passing : GOINGBY17. Closes tight : ENSEALS18. Doesn't bother : LETSBE24. Post decorations on four-posters : BEDKNOBS26. "The ___ Love" (Gershwin song) : MANI29. Depression-era migrant : OKIE32. Recommendation : TIP34. Prestigious London hotel : RITZ35. Fill the tank : GASUP38. Yellow poplar : TULIPTREE41. Some pop-ups : ADS43. Singer Washington : DINAH45. Author of the Barsetshire novels : TROLLOPE47. San ___ (San Francisco suburb) : RAFAEL48. Singer who played herself in "Ocean's Eleven" : EDGORME49. Barbershop sights : STROPS51. Stomach : TOLERATE53. Suitable for : BEFITTING54. Venerated image: Var. : IKON55. Units of fineness : KARATS57. Offensive lines? : SMUT59. Like vinaigrette : TART60. "Married ... With Children" actress : KTSAGAL61. Gloomy Milne character : EEYORE62. Flat dweller : LESSEE64. One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA66. Full of fear : AWED67. How drunks drink : TOXS69. Dutch export : EDAM71. Judge : DEEM72. Guitarist Eddy : DUANE78. One end of a digression, for short? : PAREN80. Go aboard : ENTRAIN82. Flimflam : CON83. Chisel face : BEZEL85. Large wardrobe : ARMOIRE86. "From Russia With Love" Bond girl Romanova : TATIANA88. Rejected as unworthy : SPURNED89. Mug with a mug : TOBY91. Corrode : EATAWAY92. Density symbol : RHO93. Pill that's easily swallowed : CAPLET94. Driver of the Cannonball Special : KCJONES95. Excellent : AONE96. Flu symptom, with "the" : SHIVERS98. Leaf vein : MIDRIB100. "Peer Gynt" princess : ANITRA101. Bad connection, say : MISHIT104. Carny booth prize : QPDOLL105. "Here Come the ___" (Abbott and Costello film set at a girls' school) : COEDS107. Sneaker material : CANVAS109. Struck down, old-style : SMIT112. Harvest : REAP115. The Great Lakes' ___ Locks : SOO116. Slang for a 3-Down : GAT117. Suffix with favor : ITE

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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