Alan Arbesfeld
Alan Arbesfeld 

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New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 1987

Author:Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 564 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 122, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Banned, in Bonn : TABU
5. Primitive weapon : SPEAR
10. Moslem deity : ALLAH
15. Crow : BRAG
19. Vingt-___ (blackjack) : ETUN
20. A successful Ford : ERNIE
21. Mind : SEETO
22. Engine need : LUBE
23. Spreads out to dry : TEDS
24. Mario sees Red? : CUOMOSCOWLS
26. "Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
27. Uncivilized Greeks? : HEATHENS
29. Home for some lilies : POND
30. Upper half, musically : TREBLE
32. A deadly sin : PRIDE
33. Lift, as spirits : ELATE
35. Pay to stay : LEASE
36. Pleat : CREASE
38. Partners of many cons : PROS
39. Cultivated : FOSTERED
42. Has problems with sibilants : LISPS
43. Forecasting aids in Italy? : BAROMETERS
46. "The King ___" : ANDI
47. A salamander : EFT
48. Wise legislator of old : SOLON
49. Bit : IOTA
50. Inner: Prefix : ESO
51. Ziegfeld, to friends : FLO
52. Contract signing by Lucy's pal in Finland? : ETHELSINKING
55. Served a winner : ACED
56. Like some steel : TEMPERED
58. Progeny : SEED
59. Irritate : RANKLE
61. Pavarotti specialty : ARIA
62. Hiker's trail marker : CAIRN
64. Furtive look : PEEK
65. "Sanford ___" (Foxx vehicle) : ANDSON
68. Pledge : PAWN
69. Takes away : DETRACTS
73. Like Felix Unger : NEAT
74. Actress escaped to Colombia? : GARBOGOTAWAY
78. Homophone for eau : OWE
79. Gretzky's org. : NHL
80. Prepare the fare : COOK
81. Sites of passage : LANES
82. Chess pieces : MEN
83. "Armageddon" author : URIS
85. High point of East Germany's trees? : TIMBERLINE
87. Ann and May : CAPES
89. Condiments : MUSTARDS
91. Unctuous : OILY
92. Drink liquor : LIBATE
93. Goblin : BOGEY
94. Elias and Gordie : HOWES
96. Mexican mister : SENOR
97. Flores, Corvo et al. : AZORES
99. Distinctive quality : AURA
100. Insect from Ecuador? : MOSQUITO
103. Scarface portrayer : MUNI
104. Tweed's headquarters in Jordan? : TAMMANYHALL
108. Dictator : TSAR
109. Wavy : ONDE
110. Curtail : LIMIT
111. Armbones : RADII
112. Damage done : TOLL
113. Face-to-face contact : KISS
114. Undermine : ERODE
115. Gotlander,e.g. : SWEDE
116. Single : ONLY
1. Letter from Tel Aviv : TETH
2. To ___ (precisely) : ATEE
3. Abbott mocks Mix in Hungary? : BUDAPESTOM
4. Remove, as a backpack : UNSTRAP
5. Withdraw from : SECEDE
6. Cut back : PRUNE
7. A son of Seth : ENOS
8. Sight : AIM
9. Hudson contemporary : REO
10. Neckwear : ASCOT
11. Sierra ___ : LEONE
12. Licentious : LEWD
13. Loc. of 97 Across : ATL
14. One who serves and receives : HOSTESS
15. "Between the devil and the deep ___" : BLUESEA
16. Stare at a Swiss mishap? : RUBBERNECK
17. Object of Cain's mutiny : ABEL
18. Actor Richard from Philadelphia : GERE
25. Fit : SPASM
28. React to the villain : HISS
31. He just deserts : RAT
33. First name in swashbuckling : ERROL
34. Crazy ones : LOONS
35. Navigational system : LORAN
36. Facial depression : CLEFT
37. Springfield, for one : RIFLE
38. Lost luster : PALED
39. Rank : FETID
40. Ford that was a flop : EDSEL
41. Electron tube : DIODE
43. Black tea variety : BOHEA
44. German pronoun : EINER
45. Item in a vecturist's collection : TOKEN
48. Word with first or second : STRING
52. Architect Saarinen : EERO
53. "Of thee ___" : ISING
54. Actress Nissen et al. : GRETAS
55. "My Way" composer : ANKA
57. What today will be tomorrow : PAST
60. Ethereal : AERY
62. Skewered dish : CABOB
63. Heard the alarm : AWOKE
64. Small bird : PEWEE
65. Per ___ (yearly) : ANNUM
66. Memorable Indian : NEHRU
67. Surrealist's investments in Portugal? : DALISBONDS
68. Kin of hops : PROMS
69. Thomas from Deerfield : DANNY
70. French parallel? : COMPARISON
71. Chirp : TWEET
72. Common commodity : SENSE
75. Sharp; bitter : ACIDY
76. Kukla pal : OLLIE
77. Coin-toss call : TAILS
84. Spielberg's "Amazing ___" : STORIES
85. Supporting framework : TRESTLE
86. Martin's straight man : ROWAN
87. A predecessor of six : CINQ
88. On the verge of : ABOUTTO
90. Turn gray : AGE
92. Singer Uggams : LESLIE
94. Like dog days : HUMID
95. Emulate Red Jacket : ORATE
96. Reliable : SOLID
97. A bad way to run : AMOK
98. Pueblo dweller of N.M. : ZUNI
99. Tommy-gun load : AMMO
100. Fashioned : MADE
101. Fanciful : TALL
102. Airport near Paris : ORLY
105. ___ Supply of rock fame : AIR
106. Cent. parts : YRS
107. Turn left : HAW

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