New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1988

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
5. Humane org. : SPCA
9. Dutch painter Frans : HALS
13. French soldier : POILU
15. Corrida cries : OLES
16. Biblical twin : ESAU
17. Celebrities : HEADLINERS
19. Assistant : AIDE
20. Jargon : SLANG
21. Midnight's antithesis : NOONDAY
23. "The King ___" : ANDI
25. Agt. : REP
26. Eskimo's "giddyap!" : MUSH
30. Alley ___ of comics : OOP
31. Titter sound : TEHEE
34. Suffix with resist : ANCE
35. Kind of squad : RIOT
37. White cliffs spot : DOVER
39. Thought : IDEA
40. Come in : ENTER
42. Roman fiddler : NERO
43. Gives temporarily : LENDS
45. Autry or Tunney : GENE
46. Arthurian lady : ENID
47. Lease anew : RELET
49. Indicate approval : NOD
50. Fr. holy women : STES
51. ___ Jima : IWO
52. Snare : TRAP
54. Gentlemen of Verona : SIGNORI
57. Mob : CROWD
61. Pshaw! : TUSH
62. Tête-à-tête : HEADTOHEAD
65. Aid an arsonist : ABET
66. The Oder, to a Czech : ODRA
67. Pony or bean : PINTO
68. Employs : USES
69. Santa's largess : TOYS
70. Pindar's output : ODES
1. Away from: Prefix : APH
2. Departs : GOES
3. Iranian coin : RIAL
4. Star of "M*A*S*H" : ALDA
5. Heir, often : SON
6. Delegate with full power : PLENIPOTENTIARY
7. Food fish : CERO
8. Classify : ASSORT
9. Hearing devices : HEADPHONES
10. Land mass : ASIA
11. Astor was one : LADY
12. Sunbonnet girl : SUE
14. Forearm bone : ULNA
18. Disregard : IGNORE
22. Require : NEED
24. Up and ___ : DOING
26. Post : MAIL
27. Below : UNDER
28. Play part : SCENE
29. Auto's "eyes" : HEADLIGHTS
32. Occasion : EVENT
33. Weird : EERIE
36. Quartet member : TENOR
38. Heaters : RODS
41. Edit : REDACT
44. Stitched : SEWN
48. "___ to Handle," 1938 film : TOOHOT
53. Set piece : PROP
54. Part-time tchrs. : SUBS
55. What video means : ISEE
56. Change décor : REDO
58. Paducah's river : OHIO
59. Make one's way : WEND
60. Calendar item : DATE
61. Greek letter : TAU
63. "___ Rheingold" : DAS
64. Author ___ Passos : DOS

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