New York Times, Monday, January 6, 1986

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { G J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Séance sound : RAP
4. Subject : TOPIC
9. Airport in Chicago : OHARE
14. Black bird : ANI
15. Entangle : SNARL
16. Kind of candle : ROMAN
17. Letterhead abbr. : INC
18. Purses : POCKETBOOKS
20. Purpose : SAKE
22. Nicholas, e.g. : TSAR
23. Joint : KNEE
24. Takes everything out : EMPTIES
27. Caucasian of China : NOSU
29. Upon : ONTO
30. Halted legally : ESTOPPED
34. Sources of cocoa : CACAOS
36. Army chow : MESS
37. Old Danish money : ORA
38. Printers' needs : INKS
39. Assist : AID
40. Year in the reign of Pope Gregory I : DCII
41. Kind of hold : TOE
42. Riga native : LETT
44. Israeli coin : SHEKEL
46. Begs : ENTREATS
48. Top-notch : AONE
49. Movie dog : ASTA
50. Irene Castle dance : ONESTEP
53. Bridge : SPAN
56. Religious image : ICON
58. Always : EVER
59. Tool for Penrod : POCKETKNIFE
63. Assam silkworm : ERI
64. Member of the wedding : USHER
65. French school : ECOLE
66. Mexican uncle : TIO
67. Those in want : NEEDY
68. Patron saint of France : DENYS
69. Finished: Poet. : OER
1. Elevate : RAISE
2. Indochinese area : ANNAM
3. Sneak thief : PICKPOCKET
4. Recipe abbr. : TSP
5. Lennon's widow : ONO
6. Treaties : PACTS
7. Irritates : IRKS
8. Purified : CLEANSED
9. Globe : ORB
10. Connection : HOOKUP
11. Thebes deity : AMON
12. Roué : RAKE
13. Start of the Bay State motto : ENSE
19. Jogs : TROTS
21. Lab heaters : ETNAS
25. Japanese admiral : ITO
26. Dawn goddess : EOS
28. Mayday's cousin : SOS
30. Gives forth : EMITS
31. Presidential prerogative : POCKETVETO
32. Clinton's canal : ERIE
33. Irish assembly : DAIL
34. Quote : CITE
35. Soon : ANON
39. Besieged : ATTACKED
40. Thick : DENSE
42. "___ Misérables" : LES
43. "And thus shall ye ___ . . . ": Ex. 12:11 : EATIT
44. ___ José, Costa Rica : SAN
45. Farm tool : HOE
47. Tiered : RANKED
50. Tear-jerker : ONION
51. Strange : EERIE
52. Earlier : PRIOR
53. Whirled : SPUN
54. Sit for Sargent : POSE
55. Ail, in a way : ACHE
57. Twice halved : ONCE
60. Suffix with quack or witch : ERY
61. Ointment spoiler : FLY
62. Some M.I.T. alumni : EES

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