The Art of Puz­zle-Mak­ing

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Af­ter com­plet­ing this puz­zle, draw a line con­nect­ing the cir­cles, start­ing and end­ing at the first cir­cle of 62-Across, to spell a five-word mes­sage. The con­nected cir­cles will re­veal a pic­ture re­lated to the puz­zle’s theme.

(NOTE: ROUNDED EDGES LOOK BEST.) TO COM­PLETE THE EF­FECT, DRAW A LINE BE­TWEEN THE CIR­CLE AT 36-ACROSS AND THE CIR­CLE AT THE THIRD SQUARE OF 37-ACROSS. ACROSS 1 Ac­cents to tuxe­dos

6 Leader in a robe

10 Stinger

14 Wind-borne seed

19 “Sesame Street” fig­ure

20 “Long live …!”

21 Western ski re­sort 22 N.F.L.’s Kaeper­nick 23 Where

68-Across is per­ma­nently housed

25 How 122-Across is usu­ally de­scribed 27 Hoses con­nect to them 28 Cu­rios­ity or Op­por­tu­nity 29 Im­pe­rial ____ (bar or­ders) 30 Pill al­ter­na­tive, for short 31 Ve­gas inits. 34 Rug rat 35 Blood parts 36 It may be a shocker 37 Hawai­ian for “ap­pe­tizer” 38 Sum to 39 Sport-____ (of­froad­ers) 41 Recipe amt. 42 Ones mak­ing the grade, for short? 43 Tri­an­gu­lar snacks

46 D.J. ____ tha Kyd 48 Time for pam­per­ing one­self 51 Lightly bite 52 Do­gie catcher

56 In­vis­i­ble lures 58 Thither 59 Writer with an in­ter­est in cryp­tog­ra­phy 61 Id­iot, in slang 62 Not cooped up 64 Sigh of re­lief 66 Ex­per­i­men­tal writ­ing?

68 1929 work that is the theme of this puz­zle, with “The” 71 Short 73 “Our” side in a sci-fi bat­tle 74 Mild cheeses 77 AAA line: Abbr. 78 Cal­i­for­nia wine city 79 Nick­name for the Philadel­phia Ea­gles sta­dium, with “the” 81 Fal­sity

82 Lake that’s the source of the Mis­sis­sippi 85 With 96- and

105-Across, how 122-Across ex­plained the sub­ject of this puz­zle

89 Tops

92 Bests in a Fourth of July hot dog con­test, say 94 Irony or hy­per­bole

95 MI6 R&D di­vi­sion in 007 nov­els 96 See 85-Across 99 Cer­tain laun­dry ap­pli­ance 101 Three ____ of the Wheel of Dharma (Bud­dhist con­cept)

104 Lead-in to cab

105 See 85-Across

109 Span­ish greet­ing

111 Quan­tity of eggs

115 ____-green 116 Prosy 120 Place for works that are in the works … or what the mes­sage formed by the con­nected let­ters is? 121 Hous­ton-based pe­tro­leum gi­ant, in­for­mally 122 Cre­ator of 68-Across 123 Estab­lished fig­ures? 124 Dry­ing-out woe, for short 125 “Whew!” elic­i­tor DOWN 1 Mod­ern pic 2 Mov­ing com­pany? 3 Open

4 Set in a cock­pit 5 Mailed

6 Tie, as a score 7 Caramel morsel from Her­shey 8 Com­poser of the “Concord” Sonata 9 Dorm V.I.P.s 10 “Time ____ …” 11 Grad 12 Cloud type 13 Pi­rate’s pet 14 Last­ing re­minder 15 Some pullovers 16 Michi­gan col­lege or its town

17 Choir stands 18 Snare 24 Julius Cae­sar’s first name 26 ____ Park, Colo. 31 Kind of sauce 32 Cam­era-crane op­er­a­tor 33 Some­thing that shouldn’t be mixed

37 How to get the per­mit, say 40 Shot de­liv­erer 42 Cir­cus em­ploy­ees 44 Palin­dromic mu­si­cian 45 Palin­dromic tribe 47 Showed, in­for­mally 48 Bub

49 Big stretch 50 Milk-Bone, e.g. 53 Cul­tural gath­er­ing 54 Boot part 55 Scores af­ter deuces, in­for­mally 57 Ti­juana ti­tle: Abbr. 58 Vi­o­lin­ist Menuhin 60 Draw out 61 Org. with a June draft

63 Call back? 65 ____ Rand In­sti­tute 67 “I agree fully!” 69 Broad­cast an­ten­nas, e.g. 70 Bit of Queen’s “Bo­hemian Rhap­sody” 71 Witches in “Mac­beth,” e.g. 72 Words upon a shocked re­al­iza­tion 75 Form 1099-____ 76 Ac­tor Green 78 “See ya!” 80 Plane area 83 Beach-house owner

84 ID 86 Grad­u­at­ing grp. 87 Cawfee 88 Chan­nel that aired “Moe­sha” 90 Half-Be­ta­zoid “Star Trek” char­ac­ter 91 Ger­man city with a Penn­syl­va­nia name­sake 93 Dan­ger­ous job 95 Play pe­riod: Abbr. 97 French queens 98 Fall

99 Fig­ure in the “Ara­bian Nights”

100 Vir­tu­osic

102 2018 biopic with a 0% rat­ing on Rot­ten Toma­toes

103 Nar­row cuts

104 Bos­ton ____

106 De­vice out­moded by smart­phones

107 Un­usual fea­ture of 68-Across

108 Se­cond side to vote

110 Nails 112 Suf­fix with Mo­tor 113 Un­sightly spot 114 Chem­i­cal end­ing 117 Scot­tish de­nial 118 Tour grp. 119 Win­ner of a record eight N.H.L. Nor­ris Tro­phies

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