New York Times, Tuesday, October 27, 1987

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1
Lou Sabin has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. On the ball : SHARP
6. Crease : FOLD
10. Gable or Garbo : STAR
14. Gung-ho : EAGER
15. Dramatic award : OBIE
16. Wyandot's cousin : ERIE
17. Geometric forms : TRAPEZOIDS
19. Toff : GENT
20. Agent : SPY
21. Stun : JOLT
22. Make uniform : EQUATE
24. Wordplay : PUNS
25. Balanced : TRUED
26. Gallery : ARCADE
29. Celestial blazer : NOVA
30. Lusterless : MAT
33. Leather strip : THONG
34. Bridge master : GOREN
35. ___ Kabibble : ISH
36. Algonquian pole : TOTEM
37. All-purpose trk. : UTE
38. Oklahoma's Golden Hurricane : TULSA
40. Formicary dweller : ANT
41. A k a Barnaby Jones : EBSEN
43. Marital addition : INLAW
44. Arikara : REE
45. Knicks' rivals : NETS
46. State of equilibrium : STASIS
47. "Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
49. Word of woe : ALAS
50. Put side by side : APPOSE
52. Apartment, e.g. : UNIT
53. Python's kin : BOA
56. Den : LAIR
57. Good dispatcher's activity : EXPEDITING
60. Shade : TINT
61. Pillar: Comb. form : CION
62. Edwards or Lombardi : VINCE
63. Cat that was born free : ELSA
64. Suggestion : HINT
65. Wrote "30" : ENDED
1. Cliques : SETS
2. Lyra : HARP
3. " . . . I'm ___ deceiver": G. Colman : AGAY
4. Tie material : REP
5. Forms of bigotry : PREJUDGMENTS
6. Nerds : FOOLS
7. Sad news note : OBIT
8. Topper : LID
9. Warrant : DESERVE
10. Musical transition : SEGUE
11. Roads to nowhere : TREADMILLS
12. "___ We Got Fun?": 1921 song : AINT
13. Anagram for tree : RETE
18. District : ZONE
23. Measurable : QUANTITATIVE
24. Door section : PANE
25. Marta of films : TOREN
26. Rose oil : ATTAR
27. Swiss river : RHONE
28. Split metal fasteners : COTTERPINS
29. Students' jottings : NOTES
31. Very, to Ozawa : ASSAI
32. Responds to heat : THAWS
34. Zest : GUSTO
39. Fingernails: Sp. : UNAS
42. Implore : BESEECH
46. Glided : SLID
48. Trunk line : AORTA
49. In re : ANENT
50. Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
51. Nursery-rhyme vessel : PAIL
52. Follower of 54 Down : UPON
53. Secure : BIND
54. Grimm opening : ONCE
55. Antique : AGED
58. Reading on some clocks : XII
59. Stannum : TIN

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