NOT SO FAST!

New York Times, Sunday, November 29, 1987

Author:Bert H. Kruse
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 508 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 22, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Bert H. Kruse has 43 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Stew : SNIT
5. Sub chaser : ROSA
9. Cumshaw : TIP
12. Scratch : CLAW
16. Arrives : COMES
18. Kind of wind : EASTERLY
20. Shakespeare's theater : GLOBE
21. Ordinary : AMBLEOFTHEMILL
23. Took an oblique direction : SLOPED
24. Shepherd's, for one : PIE
25. Mayo and Yaqui : RIOS
26. Words of comprehension : ISEE
27. Set down as fact : POSIT
28. Reveal : UNCOVER
30. ___ Wells, a top horse in 1904 : ORT
31. Oscar winner: 1958 : NIVEN
32. Woolen cloth : LAINE
33. Dakota site of Presidential busts : MTMOSEYMORE
38. One-night stand : GIG
41. "Deutschland über ___" : ALLES
42. Cuban product : RUM
43. Wasn't up to snuff : AILED
44. Beetle : DOR
45. French possessive : SES
46. Kind of play : TEAM
48. Loser to S. Grant : ELEE
49. Protuberance : NODE
50. Celebrated Harvard club : POKYPUDDING
53. Type of type : ROMAN
54. Light units: Abbr. : LUS
57. Iconoscopes, for short : IKES
58. Renoir works : NUDES
59. Nabokov novel : LOLITA
60. Chanted : INTONED
62. TV newsman Wallace : CHRIS
63. Testified : DEPONED
64. Roman Empire expert : GIBBON
65. Frozen dessert : GLACE
66. Caved in : GAVE
67. Wordsworth creation : ODE
68. ___ the hole (reserve resource) : ACEIN
69. "The ___," Cooper book : SLOTHSLAYER
71. Legal wrong : TORT
72. Celebrated pianist : HESS
73. Cathedral part : APSE
74. Wild sheep of India : SHA
77. Ocean flier : ERN
78. Make up for : ATONE
80. Part of a shandy : ALE
81. Milan's La ___ : SCALA
83. Genetic inits. : DNA
84. Postal number : SAUNTERCODE
88. Greek city-state : POLIS
89. Illuminated again : RELIT
91. Nonsense! : ROT
92. Rhizoid : ROOTLET
94. Whodunit bust : EDGAR
95. Franklin's mother : SARA
97. Actor Jamie : FARR
98. "___ Clear Day . . . " : ONA
99. Univ. of Illinois site : URBANA
100. Chicago airport control center : OTORTOISETOWER
104. Safe : VAULT
105. Dramatis ___ (cast) : PERSONAE
106. Like Thursday or Sue : SWEET
107. Reynard of Africa : ASSE
108. Men : HES
109. Fishing traps : POTS
110. Gaelic : ERSE
1. Shoulder blade : SCAPULA
2. Unreal individuals : NOMINALS
3. Asinine : IMBECILE
4. ___ Aviv : TEL
5. ___ Judaism : REFORM
6. Grouts : OATS
7. Quiet! : SSH
8. Gormandized : ATE
9. Sibelius's "Valse ___" : TRISTE
10. That one, to Caesar : ILLE
11. W.W. II G.I. chronicler : PYLE
12. Stingy : CLOSE
13. Gambler's "bone" : LOPINGDOMINO
14. Help a hood : ABET
15. Unite : WED
17. Court starters : SERVES
19. Arabian leaders : EMIRS
20. Like boxers today : GLOVED
22. Goose, in Grenoble : OIE
23. Skyline sight : SPIRE
29. Folding money : ONES
30. Dutch uncle : OOM
31. Had ___ to stand on (was helpless) : NOLEG
34. Photographers' needs : TRAYS
35. Cheat, on Cheapside : MUMP
36. New Haven students : YALIES
37. Bearings : MIENS
39. Treated with an antiseptic : IODATED
40. Explosive missile : GRENADE
46. Currency stand-in : TOKEN
47. Just got by, with "out" : EKED
48. Whirlpools : EDDIES
49. ___ contendere : NOLO
50. Western conifer : PINON
51. Removes the topper : UNHATS
52. Through, in Bonn : DURCH
53. Poll man : ROPER
54. Tied by a surgeon : LIGATED
55. Emblem on the British Royal Coat of Arms : UNICORN
56. Popular intercity transport : STBERNARDBUS
59. Reception : LEVEE
61. R.I.P. notice : OBIT
62. Place for linens : CLOSET
63. Calendar parts : DAYS
65. Senator from Ohio : GLENN
66. Looked slack-jawed : GAPED
69. Holler : SHOUT
70. "Symphonie Espagnole" composer : LALO
74. Duncan I, e.g. : SCOT
75. Lincoln at Gettysburg, e.g. : HALLOWER
76. Property-title recipients : ALIENEES
78. Leaning : ASLANT
79. Japanese city, now called Iwaki : TAIRA
80. It's often put on : ACT
81. Big spenders : SPORTS
82. Phoenician sex symbol : ASTARTE
85. Foul-ups : ERRORS
86. Bellows : ROARS
87. Obliterates : ERASES
90. Parisienne's peer : EGALE
93. Shipment from Duluth : ORE
94. Historic times : ERAS
95. Frosh's superior : SOPH
96. To ___ (on the button) : ATEE
97. Order : FIAT
99. Grape : UVA
101. Best : TOP
102. A leading Japanese golfer : ONO
103. Be obligated : OWE

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