SECOND OPINIONS

New York Times, Sunday, December 13, 1987

Author:Lou Sabin
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 547 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 137, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0
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. Burn midnight oil : PORE
5. Union unit : STATE
10. Taste : SAPOR
15. Jockey's gear : TACK
19. "The Informer" site : ERIN
20. Classic chair : EAMES
21. Sidestep : EVADE
22. Air : AURA
23. Game for skinny-legged keglers? : CANDLEPINS
25. Permanent White House staff member? : ROSEGARDEN
27. Seth Thomas? : OLDTIMER
28. Rock immortal : ELVIS
30. Familiar, in Dijon : INTIME
31. East Indian herbs : SESAMES
32. Links slammer : SNEAD
33. Holdings : ESTATES
34. Murphy, e.g. : BED
35. Ga. city : MACON
36. Modify : ALTER
37. On the mark : APTLY
40. Where Holmes reviewed crimes? : CASESTUDIES
42. "Sayonara" sash : OBI
45. Shave : PARE
46. Turnkey taunters : CONS
47. Take flight : SOAR
48. Kiln : OVEN
49. Geological span : ERA
50. Flags for Maris and Staubach? : JOLLYROGERS
54. Velvety : SLEEK
55. Nicklaus's paved range? : DRIVEWAY
57. Habituate : INURE
58. Bright : STARRY
59. Dressed to the ___ : NINES
60. Mississippi takes four : ESSES
61. Limited : SCANT
62. Far from shore : INLAND
64. Skedaddles : FLEES
65. When unscheduled teams watch golf? : OPENDATE
68. Weather word : RAINY
69. Lothario's list of lasses? : HEARTSTRING
71. Arthurian knight : KAY
72. Obey : MIND
73. Scout's snuggery : TENT
74. Bug : RILE
75. Dole : METE
76. Hopped-up drink : ALE
77. Where pavers matriculate? : GRADESCHOOL
81. Polite refusal : NOSIR
82. Czechs and Poles : SLAVS
83. Echo Bing : CROON
84. Ripken of baseball : CAL
85. Uneasy : RESTIVE
88. Confine : CRAMP
89. "Aïda" role : RADAMES
93. Penny ___ : ARCADE
94. Embarrassment : SHAME
95. Hot bargain? : FIRESALE
96. Where longhair Samuel composed? : BARBERSHOP
98. Floating library? : READERSHIP
100. Type of type: Abbr. : ITAL
101. Germ cell : SPORE
102. Not rented : UNLET
103. Wagnerian role : ERDA
104. Rotunda feature : DOME
105. Gourmand : EATER
106. Comes closer : NEARS
107. Blind, in falconry : SEEL
1. Rio Grande feeder : PECOS
2. Maniple : ORALE
3. Peelers' objects : RINDS
4. Last word in furniture? : ENDTABLE
5. Appeared : SEEMED
6. Records : TAPES
7. Abdul, e.g. : AMIR
8. Retton score : TEN
9. Core : ESSENCE
10. Lackey : SERVANT
11. Eschew : AVOID
12. Brenner is one : PASS
13. Ghazel : ODE
14. Cashbox : REGISTER
15. Savage, intractable person : TARTAR
16. Record verification : AUDIT
17. Syrupy liqueur : CREME
18. Helen and Carol : KANES
24. "Pinafore" salt : LIMEY
26. Stakes : ANTES
29. Carrillo and Gorcey : LEOS
32. Impertinent : SASSY
33. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
35. Virile : MANLY
36. Put on a pedestal : ADORE
37. Did a takeoff : APED
38. Young salmon : PARR
39. Rush-hour queue? : TRAINLINE
40. Thirst quenchers : COLAS
41. Narcs' quarry : USERS
42. Film maker's excess? : OVERTAKES
43. Tap tap : BEER
44. Atramentous : INKY
46. Bulldozed : COWED
48. A screen Chan : OLAND
50. Spinner's machine : JENNY
51. Tread's neighbor : RISER
52. Active TV? : ONSET
53. Stab : GUESS
54. Comic Arnold : STANG
56. Piece of food : VIAND
58. "Medea" segment : SCENE
60. Tickle : ELATE
61. Steeplechase accident : SPILL
62. Marie Wilson role : IRMA
63. Catch red-handed : NAIL
64. Wards (off) : FENDS
65. Heavenly Hunter : ORION
66. Cinema's Hulot : TATI
67. Witness : EYER
69. Pant : HEAVE
70. Base unit : TROOP
73. Cross : TRAVERSE
75. Treacle : MOLASSES
77. Volplane : GLIDE
78. Painter's tool : SCRAPER
79. Prep for exams : CRAM
80. McGwire's end-of-season dash? : HOMERUN
81. Consumers' protector : NADER
82. Site of much horsing around? : STABLE
84. Insert marks : CARETS
85. Crazy for bunnies? : RABID
86. Muse or Dryad : ERATO
87. "Make tracks!" : SCRAM
88. Task : CHORE
89. Bill attachment : RIDER
90. Skier Steve or Phil : MAHRE
91. Ignore : ELIDE
92. Flower part : SEPAL
94. Court attempt : SHOT
95. Scottie's song? : FALA
97. Bath, e.g. : SPA
99. Vane reading : ENE

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