Frances Hansen
Frances Hansen 

STICKING POINT

New York Times, Sunday, February 1, 1987

Author: Frances Hansen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 13, XRef: 0
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Radar-screen image : BLIP
5. Still abed : NOTUP
10. Principal island of the U.K. : GTBR
14. Animal designed by a committee? : CAMEL
19. Concorde wing : AILE
20. "I never met ___ I didn't like": Rogers : AMANI
21. Egg-shaped : OOID
22. Mrs. Culp Hobby : OVETA
23. These two go together : HAIRPINSANDPINCURLS
26. Likewise : DITTO
27. Historic Hertfordshire city : STALBANS
28. Greenhouse material : GLASS
29. Desists' partner : CEASES
30. Bamako is its capital : MALI
31. Trauma : SHOCK
32. "___, a very palpable . . . ": Shak. : AHIT
33. "___ We Dance?" : SHALL
35. John Wilkes or Shirley : BOOTH
36. Game for keglers : NINEPINS
39. In an acute way : KEENLY
40. " . . . monotonous clang ___ and the loom": Disraeli : OFTHESPINDLE
43. Barbie's boyfriend : KEN
45. Cleopatra maid : IRAS
46. One of the Khans : AGA
47. Reykjavik is its cap. : ICEL
48. Cattle, to Cowper : KINE
49. Roman man : VIR
50. Dircaean Swan's output : PINDARICODES
54. Like a popular julep : MINTY
55. "The Ugly Ducking" creator : ANDERSEN
58. By-and-by : LATER
59. Hagar the Horrible's wife : HELGA
60. Crazy as ___ : ALOON
61. One of the bears : POLAR
62. Hops-drying kilns : OASTS
63. Personal judgment : OPINION
64. Windshield attachment : VISOR
65. As little boys prefer to be? : UNWASHED
68. Totted up : ADDED
69. Molly Ringwald film: 1986 : PRETTYINPINK
71. Aberdeen uncle : EME
72. European blackbird : MERL
73. Ardor : HEAT
74. Bell and Kettle : MAS
75. Peacock blue : PAON
76. Pou ___ (jumping-off place) : STO
77. Inventor of a "Vegetable Compound" : LYDIAPINKHAM
81. Stellate : STARRY
83. More agile : SPRIER
85. Colette novel : CHERI
86. Old World herb : TANSY
87. ___ time (never) : ATNO
88. Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
89. Annual marcher : DIME
90. The Russian Riviera : CRIMEA
93. Talkative African explorer? : SPEKE
94. Incapacitated : HELPLESS
98. Mood : HUMOR
99. Collapses : GOESINTOATAILSPIN
101. Yoga position : ASANA
102. Jai ___ : ALAI
103. U. of Maine town : ORONO
104. Memo : NOTE
105. Kind of colony : PENAL
106. Née : BORN
107. Age : RIPEN
108. Heart of the matter : GIST
1. Ebenezer's comments : BAHS
2. Lt. Cable's Pacific love : LIAT
3. Pelvic bones : ILIA
4. Violinist Itzhak's family : PERLMANS
5. With a twangy inflection : NASALLY
6. Muscat resident : OMANI
7. Summer acquisitions : TANS
8. German conjunction : UND
9. Scalding, as a bowl of soup : PIPINGHOT
10. Opaque painting style : GOUACHE
11. Codfish : TORSK
12. Puppeteer Baird and namesakes : BILS
13. Hwys. : RDS
14. Opium-derived analgesic : CODEINE
15. Emulate Earhart : AVIATE
16. World Series winners: 1986 : METS
17. Mignon follower : ETTE
18. Vientiane is here : LAOS
24. Kind of machine : PINBALL
25. Fabric : CLOTH
29. Discourage : CHILL
31. Up until now : SOFAR
32. South America's "backbone" : ANDES
33. Canary's cousin : SERIN
34. " . . . you might have ___ ": S. Rogers : HEARDAPINDROP
35. "Dark Summer" poet Louise : BOGAN
37. These are good for the fray : PINKINGSHEARS
38. "Der Fliegende Holländer" heroine : SENTA
39. Hopi assembly hall : KIVA
41. In or out trailer : SIDER
42. Torture, in a way : PINCER
44. Napoleon's "bravest of the brave" : NEY
46. Arabian Sea gulf : ADEN
48. Clan garb : KILTS
50. Attaches, in a way : PINSON
51. "When ___ You," Berlin's first hit : ILOST
52. Closefitting cap : CALOT
53. Eared seal : OTARY
54. Western sight : MESA
56. Eero Saarinen's famous father : ELIEL
57. Cross : ROOD
59. Dove's opposite : HAWK
61. Michelangelo masterpiece : PIETA
62. ___ and needles (nervous) : ONPINS
63. "Golden Boy" dramatist : ODETS
64. True, in Troyes : VRAI
65. Delaware Indian : UNAMI
66. Atlanta university : EMORY
67. Gainsay : DENY
68. Morning hrs. : AMS
69. Brazil's first emperor : PEDRO
70. Japanese porcelain : IMARI
73. Capp's Lena : HYENA
75. Wall décor : PANELING
77. Matter-of-fact : LITERAL
78. Presses so as to confine : PINCHESIN
79. Uniform material : KHAKI
80. Neither ___ there (irrelevant) : HERENOR
81. Waxy, white cheese : STILTON
82. Fla.'s cigar city : TAMPA
84. Waterfall girl of song : RAMONA
88. Asparagus sprig : SPEAR
89. First American diplomat abroad : DEANE
90. Fellow : CHAP
91. Strategem : RUSE
92. "___ Old Cowhand" : IMAN
93. Go it alone : SOLO
94. Wicket : HOOP
95. "The Time Machine" victims : ELOI
96. Speedy Atl. fliers : SSTS
97. An upright : SPINET
99. Chew the fat : GAB
100. Corn or angle preceder : TRI

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