CELEBRITY SPINOFFS

New York Times, Sunday, February 8, 1987

Author: Norma Steinberg
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 558 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 105, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
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1. Check : CURB
5. Pony : TROT
9. Fashion : MODE
13. Perjurer : LIAR
17. Domingo offering : ARIA
18. Kimonos : ROBES
20. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
21. Import : SENSE
22. Talk-show host with a warning? : DICKCAVEAT
24. A rough Stone? : MICKJAGGED
26. He wrote "Alastor" : SHELLEY
27. What bouncers do : EJECT
29. Like small print, often : UNREAD
30. Caviar : ROE
31. "Apocalpyse Now" star : SHEEN
33. A Merman role : ANNIE
35. Dwells : RESIDES
39. Happify : ELATE
41. Spoken : UTTERED
45. Zodiacal Ram : ARIES
46. Ancient Greek waitress? : HELENOFTRAY
49. "And that ain't ___!" : HAY
50. Tweed, for one : BOSS
51. Kind of sandwich : HERO
52. Dither : FUSS
53. ___-majesté : LESE
54. Encore! : BIS
55. High-flying singer? : EARTHAKITE
59. Passé : DATED
60. Freezing : ICY
61. Sapins : FIRS
62. Nigerian city : ENUGU
63. Thomas Wolfe hero : GANT
64. Evaluate : ASSESS
66. Actor DeVito : DANNY
67. Belvedere : GAZEBO
69. Fight for breath : PANT
70. Fortunetelling card : TAROT
71. Part of HOMES : ERIE
72. Sturm ___ Drang : UND
74. Easel : STAND
76. Verbose writer-director? : WORDYALLEN
78. Kind of shirt : TEE
79. Half a clock's vocabulary : TOCK
80. Eur. is one : CONT
81. Kin of rahs : OLES
82. School orgs. : PTAS
83. "We ___ the World" : ARE
84. More sinuous bandleader? : WAVIERCUGAT
88. Smart ___ : ALECK
89. "___ for Bonzo" : BEDTIME
91. Ridd's bride : DOONE
92. James I, Charles et al. : STUARTS
94. "___ the Sofa": Cowper : ISING
96. Cup, in Cannes : TASSE
98. Tax people : IRS
99. Shrewdness : ACUMEN
102. Fla. city : OCALA
104. Wrote music : NOTATED
108. Outspoken tennis player? : CHRISOVERT
110. Memorable TV personality makes a Freudian slip? : IDSULLIVAN
113. "I ___ Anyone 'Til You" : HADNT
114. Words of understanding : ISEE
115. Drench : DOUSE
116. Quote : CITE
117. Closefitting : SNUG
118. Nice summers : ETES
119. Series winners: 1969 and 1986 : METS
120. Diner side dish : SLAW
1. Scoundrel : CAD
2. "Trinity" author : URIS
3. Comic Little : RICH
4. Places for brioches : BAKERIES
5. Irish seaport : TRALEE
6. Spatiate : ROVE
7. Minds : OBEYS
8. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
9. Keepsake : MEMENTO
10. Suffix in names of acids : OLIC
11. Pronouncements : DICTA
12. "___ and Meek," comic strip : EEK
13. Symbol of cruelty : LEGREE
14. Photographer Morath : INGE
15. On the Laptev : ASEA
16. Foxx from St. Louis : REDD
19. Addison's collaborator : STEELE
21. Mental equilibrium : SANITY
23. Gross ones : CLODS
25. Groups of intriguers : JUNTAS
28. Genet or Racine : JEAN
32. Laconian thrall : HELOT
34. Role of the dog in "Peter Pan" : NURSE
35. Ben Ezra, e.g. : RABBI
36. Beethoven's Third : EROICA
37. Wool-gathering Oscar winner? : SISSYSPACED
38. Hairdresser's tool : SHEARS
40. Likeness : EFFIGY
42. Oily Mitchell hero? : RHETTBUTTER
43. Adroitness : EASE
44. Recolored : DYED
47. Goofs : ERRS
48. Nobel Peace Prize winner: 1984 : TUTU
51. Sutton caper : HEIST
53. Lois or Abbe : LANE
56. "___ melodies are sweet . . . ": Keats : HEARD
57. Nettle : ANNOY
58. ___ Kinte, in "Roots" : KUNTA
59. Stun : DAZE
61. Ward (off) : FEND
63. Profits : GAINS
65. Submerged : SANK
66. Flitted : DARTED
67. Salutes : GREETS
68. Kind of play : ONEACT
70. Singer Tennille : TONI
71. Cinders of comics : ELLA
73. Secretaries : DESKS
74. Awkward try : STAB
75. Raced : TORE
76. Broché : WOVEN
77. Theater sections : LOGES
80. "___ Real," T. Williams play : CAMINO
82. Compounds formed by polymerization : PLASTICS
84. Most sagacious : WISEST
85. Turns : ROTATES
86. Cannel, e.g. : COAL
87. Not expressed : UNSAID
88. Of the ear : AURAL
90. One of Jack Benny's fortes : TIMING
93. Earl and count : TITLES
95. "Whither ___ thou?": John 16:5 : GOEST
97. Follow : ENSUE
99. German exclamations : ACHS
100. Derr Biggers hero : CHAN
101. Pakistani language : URDU
103. Manitoba Indian : CREE
105. Cashier : OUST
106. Satan's delight : EVIL
107. Scientists' notes : DATA
109. Compete : VIE
111. Comedian DeLuise : DOM
112. Unused : NEW

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