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Lou Sabin
Lou Sabin

SPACES AND PLACES

New York Times, Sunday, June 23, 1985

Author: Louis Sabin
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 66, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 581 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 131, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Lou Sabin has 108 pre-Shortz puzzles and 29 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1985, The New York TimesNo. 13,011
Across Down
1. On ___ (working well) : THEBEAM
8. Hines of the 88 : FATHA
13. Twain's Tom Canty : PAUPER
19. Mad scramble : RATRACE
20. Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
22. Chafe : ABRADE
23. Hilton Head Island sights : ESTATES
24. Titanic's resting place : NORTHATLANTIC
26. A relative : THE
27. Sked letters : ETA
28. Once, in Dundee : ANES
29. Outer limits : RIMS
30. "With ___ by his side . . . ": Shak. : ATE
31. Aix-en-___ : PROVENCE
33. Entertainer Falana : LOLA
34. Classical contest : AGON
35. Cougars : PUMAS
38. Pilate's "Look!" : ECCE
39. Jutlander : DANE
40. Express contempt : SNORT
41. Botanist's angle : AXIL
42. Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
43. Early invaders of Europe : HUNS
44. Convivial : BOON
45. Garden of the Gods site : COLORADO
47. Wyo. sidekick : PARD
48. At. no. 92 : URANIUM
51. Okla. city : ARDMORE
52. Mathematical quantity : PARAMETER
54. Memorabilia : ANA
55. Fishbowl occupant : IDE
56. Klondike hopeful : GOLDMINER
57. Bind : KNIT
58. Velvety fabric : PANNE
61. Hawks : MILITANTS
62. "Twelfth Night" clown : FESTE
63. Mars: Comb. form : AREO
64. Sponges : PARASITES
65. Half a sawbuck : FIN
66. Hoad of tennis : LEW
67. Cognomens : LASTNAMES
68. Ukranian city : POLTAVA
72. Retaliate : PAYBACK
74. River of Hesse : EDER
75. Prescriptions : FORMULAE
76. Leakage : DOZE
77. Teens, e.g. : AGES
78. Role for Roz : MAME
79. King mackerel : CERO
80. Londoner's "billycock" : DERBY
82. Woodpile word : CORD
83. Add spirits : LACE
84. Crocheter's measure : SKEIN
85. Nev. city : ELKO
86. Spore clusters : SORI
87. An aim of education : LITERACY
89. Hebrides sobriquet : MAC
90. Canterbury's county : KENT
91. TV's Anderson : LONI
92. Chipper or chopper : AXE
93. Sumac of Peru : YMA
96. What Lie once led : UNITEDNATIONS
99. Base figures : NONCOMS
101. Eye part : RETINA
102. Scrubs : ERASES
103. Trespass : INTRUDE
104. Root word : ETYMON
105. Excellence or valor : ARETE
106. Sennacherib's empire : ASSYRIA
1. Waste compensation : TRET
2. Mark's predecessor : HASH
3. Room finisher : ETTE
4. Bandeau, for short : BRA
5. Van Gogh's "The Potato ___" : EATERS
6. Chemist's comb. form : ACETO
7. National park in 45 Across : MESAVERDE
8. Back, in a way : FINANCE
9. In a trice : ATONCE
10. ___-card monte : THREE
11. Skimmers or sailors : HATS
12. Drat, Dresden style : ACH
13. Majorca's capital : PALMA
14. Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
15. Cafe vessel : URN
16. Chile-Argentina natives : PATAGONIANS
17. Publisher's employee : EDITOR
18. Late : RECENT
21. ___ rod : AARONS
25. Favus : TILE
31. Southwestern steed : PALOMINO
32. Outside: Comb. form : ECTO
33. Battlefield "plants" : LANDMINES
34. Erelong : ANON
35. S.A. rodent : PACA
36. Partner of a maritus : UXOR
37. Like a claro : MILD
39. Brain envelope : DURAMATER
40. Tower : SOAR
42. Swiss river : AARE
43. Depressions : HARDTIMES
44. ___ Rabbit : BRER
46. Conquered a cayuse : RODE
47. Fenced in : PALISADED
48. Shoshoneans : UTES
49. Dyne or erg : UNIT
50. Tal triumph : MATE
52. She wrote "Memories of a Star" : POLANEGRI
53. Tolkien creatures : ENTS
56. Belted : GIRT
57. Foster "Home" : KENTUCKY
58. Oyster's feeler : PALP
59. ___ rug : AREA
60. Tweed could be bought here : NEWYDRKCITY
61. Pretense : MASK
62. Cannes display : FILM
64. Lead the pack : PACE
65. Masters' warning : FORE
67. Not industrious : LAZY
68. Former Baltic Sea duchy : POMERANIA
69. Sheltered on the Sargasso : ALEE
70. Diverse: Comb. form : VARI
71. Lots of time : AEON
73. A Rockefeller nickname : BOBO
75. Cliff feature : FACE
77. Trunk lines? : AORTAE
78. "Desserte" artist : MATISSE
80. Retiring : DEMURE
81. Kite : ELANET
82. Direct a helmsman : CONN
83. Old World finch : LINNET
84. Detects : SCENTS
86. One of the Maxwells : SEDAN
87. Relaxed : LOOSE
88. Neural conductors : AXONS
90. Las Vegas pastime : KENO
91. "Billy ___," 1963 film : LIAR
93. "I Wanna Be ___ Man," Beatles song : YOUR
94. 2501, to Cato : MMDI
95. On the Java : ASEA
97. Actor Holt: 1918–73 : TIM
98. Glee note : TRA
100. Have a bawl : CRY

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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