FORMAL FORMS

New York Times, Sunday, July 5, 1987

Author: Barry L. Cohen
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 90, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 655 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 153, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 15, XRef: 1
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Reticent person : CLAM
5. Role Jessel enjoyed : EMCEE
10. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
15. Turkish city on the Seyhan : ADANA
20. Do personnel work : HIRE
21. Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
22. Anagram for drain : NADIR
23. Columbus, to Colombia, e.g. : EPONYM
24. One of Cleopatra's maids : IRAS
25. Actress Ina or Mireille : BALIN
26. Gobbler? : THOMASTURKEY
28. Upright windlass? : CAPSTANLEY
30. Scarce : RARE
31. Loci of some frogs : THROATS
32. WaKeeney's state : KANSAS
33. Examines carefully : VETS
34. "Western Star" poet : BENET
35. Hit the bottom : SPANK
37. Thank-you-___ (road bump) : MAAM
38. Da ___ (from the beginning) : CAPO
39. Hugo of filmdom: 1901-68 : HAAS
43. Kind of line or wire : PARTY
44. Items for madam's hair? : ROBERTAPINS
48. ___ incognita : TERRA
49. Berth on an Oahu train? : ALOHA
50. "___ little breeze . . . " : EVERY
51. Gat : ROD
52. Idiosyncrasies : TRAITS
53. Bar mitzvah, e.g. : RITE
54. Word for our age : SPACE
55. Tied : EVEN
57. Goldilocks's pride : TRESSES
58. Melampus was one : SEER
59. Corona : HALO
60. Burrows and Vigoda : ABES
61. Actor Tamiroff : AKIM
62. English town : ELY
63. Energy converters : ENGINES
65. Energy converters : MOTORS
67. Iniquitous site : SODOM
69. Principle : TENET
70. Four-door automobiles? : SEDANIELS
72. Bushbuck's cousin : ELAND
75. "Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
77. Conductor Mitropoulos : DMITRI
78. Undesirable bunkmates : SNORERS
80. Jet-set problem : LAG
83. Nevin's "Mighty ___ Rose" : LAKA
84. Lessen, to the Bard : BATE
85. Homophone for 84 Across : BAIT
87. Lola portrayer : GWEN
88. Witty : AMUSING
90. Pride of Simba or Silver : MANE
91. Solecistic contractions : AINTS
92. Pair on an angelus : ALAE
93. Moved like a crowd : MILLED
94. "Diamond" woman : LIL
95. Nostalgic tune : OLDIE
96. Start of a Dostoyevsky title : CRIME
97. S.A. range : ANDES
98. Wallet? : WILLIAMFOLD
101. Use the library, e.g. : REFER
102. Tobacco or Burma : ROAD
103. Humpback salmon : PINK
104. Where Zeno taught : STOA
105. Honored with entertainment : FETED
106. Malign : WRONG
108. Pitcher Mario ___ : SOTO
109. Croatian city : ZAGREB
112. "Top Hat" star : ASTAIRE
115. Nobelist for Peace: 1984 : TUTU
116. Urn? : SAMUELOVAR
120. Food cart? : CHARLESWAGON
122. Walk ___(be elated) : ONAIR
123. Baltic island : AERO
124. "Buenas ___" : TARDES
125. A day's march : ETAPE
126. Practical : UTILE
127. San ___, Italy : REMO
128. Collect : AMASS
129. Flags : TIRES
130. Schisms : RENTS
131. Nip : DRAM
1. Sporting the latest : CHIC
2. Coin in Calabria : LIRA
3. Not give ___ : ARAP
4. Camper's set of utensils? : MESSKATHERINE
5. Build a levee on : EMBANK
6. One kind of test : MEANS
7. African lily : CALLA
8. Adams and Sedgwick : EDIES
9. Counting-out word : EENY
10. Beseech : ENTREAT
11. Indian high-minded individual : MAHATMA
12. Olfactory stimuli : ODORS
13. D.S.T. or E.S.T. : TIME
14. NOW'S political cause : ERA
15. " . . . clean hands, and ___ heart": Psalm 24 : APURE
16. Platforms on wheels? : DOROTHEAS
17. Paul from Ottawa : ANKA
18. It rhymes with Soviet : NYET
19. Carter and Vanderbilt : AMYS
23. Race: Comb. form : ETHNO
27. Hitchcock's "The Thirty-Nine ___" : STEPS
29. Singer Tucker : TANYA
33. Change : VARY
34. Troop : BAND
35. Jutting out : SALIENT
36. Recipient of patronage : PROTEGE
37. Maori war club : MERE
38. Plant shoot : CION
40. Come to pass : ARISE
41. Kibbutz's Russian kin : ARTEL
42. Pert : SASSY
43. Do a grammar exercise : PARSE
44. Meal, in Metz : REPAS
45. Horse course : OVAL
46. Look good on : BECOME
47. Sartorial aide : PRESSER
48. Vibrato : TREMOLO
52. Fish spears : TRIDENTS
54. Fine pony : SHETLAND
55. Hard rubber : EBONITE
56. Cinéma ___, film style : VERITE
57. Ref's decision : TKO
60. Cossack chief : ATAMAN
61. Fool : ASS
64. Bly and Forbush : NELLIES
66. Strange guy : ODDBALL
68. Cribbage item? : MARGARETBOARD
70. Kin of Mme. : SRA
71. Psychic energy : LIBIDO
73. "And ___ blossoms in the ruins": Schiller : NEWLIFE
74. Fancied : DREAMED
76. Certain med. reading : EKG
78. Located : SITED
79. Cynical look : SNEER
80. H.S.T.'s birthplace : LAMAR
81. Kind of acid : AMINO
82. Austrian pianist Friedrich : GULDA
86. Blue dye : ANIL
89. Luges? : SLEDWARDS
90. Fleece : MILK
91. Esparto grass : ALFA
94. Burbot : LING
95. Novel title meaning "rover" : OMOO
96. Shellfish trap : CREEL
98. Sommeliers' concerns : WINES
99. U 235, e.g. : ISOTOPE
100. Brings into harmony : ATTUNES
103. Burns midnight oil : PORES
105. Jacques et al. : FRERES
107. Bugs : RILES
108. Lactose is one : SUGAR
109. Ionian isle : ZANTE
110. Forcefully, in poesy : AMAIN
111. Culpability : GUILT
112. Recorded proceedings : ACTA
113. Masquerade : SHAM
114. Famed hill near Dublin : TARA
115. Hulot portrayer : TATI
116. Bar order : SOUR
117. Swerve : VEER
118. "Aeneid" opener : ARMA
119. Elbow's need : ROOM
121. Shute's "In the ___" : WET

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