New York Times Sun­day Cross­word

Twist­ing One’s Words

The Denver Post - - LIFE & CULTURE - No. 0117; By Jeff Chen, Edited By Will Shortz

ACROSS

1 World- cham­pion fig

ure skater Thomas 5 “He did not just say

that!” 11 Email let­ters 14 Noth­ing but 18 “If only …” 19 Ida­hoan’s pride 20 ____ Lubovitch

Dance Com­pany 21 Fun­nies draw­ing 22 Luge or fig­ure skat

ing 24 Ba­sic 26 Ad­vanced de­gree in

math? 27 ____ army, group that marches across the earth in Rev­e­la­tion 28 Hes­i­tate in speech 29 Loses juice? 30 Round of four 32 Mao’s suc­ces­sor 33 Thick­ets 35 Dr. J’s do, once 36 Tres­pass 37 Big swig 38 Daily Planet pho­tog

ra­pher 39 Pop singer ____

Marie 41 So­lid­ify 43 News­pa­per desk 45 Mo­tocross rac­ers, for

short 47 Clat­ter 48 Fall apart 52 The king of Egypt has

a part in it 54 Fur­nace work 56 Ad­vanc­ing 57 Like vil­lains, of­ten 58 Blun­der­ing 59 1.5 in a jig­ger: Abbr. 60 Wa­ters who sang

“Am I Blue?” 62 Some HDTVs 64 Ap­pli­ca­tion info 65 89-Down nick­name,

with “the” 67 Ori­gin of “pooh- bah” 70 Pro­noun with an

apos­tro­phe 74 Toss in 77 Suck­ers 78 “Lean For­ward” slo

ga­neer 81 ____- cow 82 Cas­tle- breach­ing

ex­plo­sive 85 Some bank jobs, for

short 87 Shamans, e.g. 89 Pepsi em­ployee 90 Bela Lu­gosi’s role in “Son of Franken­stein” 91 Highly rated is­sues 92 Jour­nal­ist Nel­lie who went around the world 93 Dutch ex­port 95 19 things on a classi

cal gui­tar 97 The “N” of NGO 98 Ac­cord com­peti­tor 100 “The food of love,”

per Shake­speare 102 Relieves (of) 104 PC key 107 Data- stor­age acro

nym 108 Snitch 109 Sym­bol of strength 110 “To re­peat …” 112 Rush 114 Third X or O 115 Word with party or

pail 117 Tony-win­ning role

for Robert Morse 118 Nick­name for the only man to play in a Su­per Bowl and a World Se­ries 120 Wrong­do­ing 122 Some fam­ily histo

ries 123 Sin­gle 124 Seedlets 125 Fic­ti­tious 126 Ben­zene de­riv­a­tive,

for one 127 Sen. Gil­li­brand’s

home: Abbr. 128 Ob­so­les­cence 129 An­tic­i­pa­tory times

DOWN

1 An­tic­i­pa­tory times 2 A-team­ers 3 Viet­namese sand

wich 4 Ques­tion asked while tap­ping a mi­cro­phone 5 ____ vez (again: Sp.) 6 Ex­pe­ri­ences fame 7 State cap­i­tal in a

mail­ing ad­dress 8 New baby 9 Col­umn on a flight

board: Abbr. 10 Hrs. for eBay list­ings 11 Cen­sors 12 It makes for smooth

sail­ing 13 Drink for Her­cule

Poirot 14 Spread­ing be­lief? 15 Typed, as data 16 Lo­gi­cian’s strong

point 17 Build­ing add-on 21 Ac­cord­ing to 23 Su­per G shape 25 M.R.I. read­ers 28 “Star Trek” vir­tual

re­al­ity room 31 — 33 What causes storms to swirl in op­po­site di­rec­tions in the North­ern and South­ern Hemi­spheres 34 — 37 To the point … or not

pointed 39 Rus­sian line 40 Lee who di­rected

“Life of Pi” 42 War of 1812 bat­tle

site 44 Con­fu­cian doc­trine 46 ____ li­bre (po­etry

form) 48 Semiliq­uid lump 49 Ex­ude 50 Shock, in a way 51 — 53 Fam­ily name of old

TV 55 — 57 Like eyes af­ter an all

nighter 61 Ex­pres­sions of doubt 63 New Left org. 66 Plus or mi­nus thing 68 What a film may be

emailed as 69 Crawl­ing, say 71 Last word of grace 72 Next-to- last word of

grace, of­ten 73 Be­reave­ment 75 Big name in Chicago

pol­i­tics 76 1856 an­ti­slav­ery

novel 79 “You don’t know

____” 80 ____ San Lu­cas,

Mex­ico 82 Klondike bar sym­bol 83 In­for­ma­tion of­ten set

in brack­ets 84 [This is how it might

have hap­pened] 86 Fury 88 Texas 89 Big me­dia inits. 91 Mal­ady caused by

H2N2 94 Tast­ing like lamb 96 Shake­spearean ti­tle

role 99 — 101 They’re the pits 103 — 105 GPS, e.g. 106 Group of friends 108 Philoso­pher Lao-____ 110 Org. with a hot­line 111 Lightsaber bat­tles 113 Some re­cap high

lights 115 Ac­tor Robert of “Li­cence to Kill” and “The Goonies” 116 Fa­cil­ity 118 In­tel org. of­fi­cially

formed by Tru­man 119 — 120 Up-to- date 121 -—

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