Jim Page
Jim Page 

CONCISE CRITIQUES

New York Times, Sunday, January 4, 1987

Author: Jim Page
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J X Z }, Scrabble score: 513 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Figaro, e.g. : BARBER
7. Supple : LITHE
12. Network initials : CBS
15. An S.S.R. : RUS
18. Refrigerant : ETHANE
19. Fauntleroy : ERROL
20. Sensory organ : PALP
21. Choose : OPT
22. "The Maine Woods" : THOREAUGOING
24. Busy as ___ : ABEE
25. Ecol. or anat. : SCI
26. Big tops : TENTS
27. Sunbathing goals : TANS
28. "Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp" : STOWEICAL
30. Wave on a mer : ONDE
31. Glut : SATE
32. Crook's caper : HEIST
34. Brooder's perch : ROOST
35. Frightened horse : REARER
37. Roving : ERRANT
39. Uprights : SPINETS
41. Cpl.'s boss : SGT
42. "Das Rheingold" role : ERDA
43. Panay people : ATI
44. Like a cat of the 40's : HEP
47. Kiln : OAST
50. Song and pun followers : STERS
52. Makes a précis of : RECAPS
56. An oleoresin : ELEMI
58. Having a gloriole : HALOED
60. Pay close attention : HEED
62. ___ Aviv : TEL
63. First Egyptian king : MENES
64. Bitter : ACERB
65. Part of E.E.C. : EUR
66. Ski resort in Utah : ALTA
67. "Olympia" artist : MANET
68. "Metaphysics of Morals" : KANTRIVED
71. Brooklyn institute : PRATT
72. Claire and Balin : INAS
73. Author Hecht : BEN
74. January, in Cádiz : ENERO
75. A Hall of fame : ANNIE
76. "___ that I loved Caesar less . . . ": Shak. : NOT
77. Cantrell from Sydney : LANA
78. Spat : GAITER
79. Luggage lugger : TOTER
80. Jackets once worn by seamen : GREGOS
82. Soviet missiles : SARKS
84. Ball escort, e.g. : DATE
86. "___ Amatoria," Ovid work : ARS
87. Have creditors : OWE
88. Diamond from Brooklyn : NEIL
89. Speech pauses : ERS
91. Stat producers : COPIERS
95. Gloss : VENEER
98. Old Turkish coins : ASPERS
102. "The cowl does not make ___" : AMONK
103. J. R. : EWING
105. Actress Gwyn : NELL
107. Sign, in a way: Abbr. : INIT
108. "As It Was" : LODGEICAL
110. Play part : ACTI
111. Garden pest : SCALE
112. Antiquity, to Poe : ELD
113. Royal house: 1461-85 : YORK
114. "Three Comrades" : REMARQUEABLE
117. S.D. governor: 1965-69 : BOE
118. Loser to S. Grant : ELEE
119. Dispatch boat : AVISO
120. The ___, Steele periodical : TATLER
121. L.I., e.g. : SND
122. Gram. case : DAT
123. What glaziers take with their work : PANES
124. Grani and Bayard : STEEDS
1. Roulette player, e.g. : BETTOR
2. Pallas ___ : ATHENE
3. Fleming of films : RHONDA
4. Swaps goods : BARTERS
5. Chemical endings : ENES
6. Memorable American caricaturist : REA
7. Emissary : LEGATE
8. He has pressing problems : IRONER
9. Baseball's Speaker : TRIS
10. Dearie kin : HON
11. Taina ___, Finnish actress : ELG
12. John and Sebastian : CABOTS
13. Trumpeted : BLEW
14. "Spandau: The Secret Diaries" : SPEERITED
15. Gat : ROSCOE
16. Ventilating shaft in a mine : UPCAST
17. Long-legged birds : STILTS
20. Foxboro pros, for short : PATS
23. Hagen from Gottingen : UTA
28. Hindu's stringed instrument : SITAR
29. Kind of column : IONIC
31. Sp. miss : SRTA
32. "The Outcasts of Poker Flat" : HARTEBREAKING
33. Over, as an oater : ENDED
36. He has I trouble : EGOIST
38. Saint-Tropez, e.g. : RESORT
40. Kitchen device : PARER
44. Working on a jumper : HEMMING
45. Mother of Richard the Lion-Hearted : ELEANOR
46. Winged : PENNATE
48. Upset : SHAKEN
49. Widespread S.A. people : TACANAS
51. Deviated from a course : SHEERED
53. Home of the Falcons : ATLANTA
54. More insignificant : PETTIER
55. Roofers or critics : SLATERS
57. Noted photographic authority : MEES
59. Nimoy, to friends : LEN
61. Author Welty : EUDORA
66. Cartoonist Peter : ARNO
69. Isolate, old style : INISLE
70. Examine carefully : VET
71. Bath dads : PATERS
73. More ignoble : BASER
77. "Stieglitz: A Memoir-Biography" : LOWEKEYED
78. Unschooled : GREEN
81. Auctioneer's call : GOING
83. Smithy's block : ANVIL
85. Greenish blue : TEAL
90. Pointed : SPICATE
91. Namesakes of a Hebrew leader : CALEBS
92. U.S.S.R. river : OMOLON
93. Like a field pea : PODDED
94. Arcane : SECRET
96. Crate eggs, e.g. : ENCASE
97. Some rockets, for short : RETROS
99. Permit : ENABLE
100. Ran in a small stream : RILLED
101. Some are bum : STEERS
104. Trawler's track : WAKE
106. Alc. beverage : LIQ
109. Kansas city : IOLA
110. Gemayel of Lebanon : AMIN
111. Congressman's prize : SEAT
114. Shoot the breeze : RAP
115. Lehár work : EVA
116. Guidonian notes : UTS

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