New York Times, Monday, January 25, 1988

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q U Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
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
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1. Haley book : ROOTS
6. Ripens : AGES
10. Roscoe : GAT
13. Consent : AGREE
14. Kipling's "___ Sea to Sea" : FROM
15. Host : ARMY
16. Liberace's candelabra holder : GRANDPIANO
18. Den : LAIR
19. Sprite : ELF
20. "___ tu . . . ": Verdi aria : ERI
21. Ugly American, in Acapulco : GRINGO
23. Ancient sect : ESSENE
26. China preceder : INDO
27. Compelling : COGENT
30. Pirates' craft : XEBEC
32. Corporeal channels : AORTAE
33. Have the flu : AIL
34. Mugger on the boards : HAM
37. Nucleic acid : RNA
38. Conceded : GRANTED
41. A Gershwin : IRA
42. Rather or McGrew : DAN
43. Stowe girl : EVA
44. Amati product : VIOLIN
46. Electronic device : DIODE
49. In a dry way : ARIDLY
50. Movie dog : ASTA
51. OPEC, for one : CARTEL
54. Star: Comb. form : ASTERO
56. Robert E. ___ : LEE
57. Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
60. Aped minnows : SWAM
61. La Scala offering : GRANDOPERA
65. Brother of Fritz, in comics : HANS
66. Handicapped, in a way : LAME
67. Warsaw inhabitants : POLES
68. Finish : END
69. Enough, to FitzGerald : ENOW
70. Cut of halibut : STEAK
1. Duster or tatter : RAG
2. Monster : OGRE
3. Spoken : ORAL
4. "A Boy ___ Tall," 1963 film : TENFEET
5. But, to Cato : SED
6. Burning : AFIRE
7. Wheat or rye : GRAIN
8. Long, long time : EON
9. One cause of heavy breathing : SMOG
10. Prince Charles, to George VI : GRANDCHILD
11. Mexican friend : AMIGO
12. Novice : TYRO
15. Straighten : ALINE
17. Annoyed : PESTERED
22. Josh : RIB
24. Obstruction : SNAG
25. Egress : EXIT
27. Ace, for one : CARD
28. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
29. Stadium section : GRANDSTAND
31. Raised : ELEVATED
33. Memorabilia : ANA
35. Seed cover : ARIL
36. "___ are called . . . " : MANY
39. With: Fr. : AVEC
40. Calamitous : DIRE
45. Ceramist's ___ glaze : OILSPOT
47. Newspaper entries : ITEMS
48. Scull adjunct : OAR
50. Egypt's great dam : ASWAN
52. Tex. shrine : ALAMO
53. Extend a subscription : RENEW
54. "Off the Court" author : ASHE
55. Give the eye : OGLE
58. Soccer great : PELE
59. Region : AREA
62. Scurried : RAN
63. Wife of Saturn : OPS
64. Inquire : ASK

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