New York Times, Monday, November 3, 1986

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { F J Q U X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 55, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gaelic : ERSE
5. Circular plate : DISK
9. Pig's pad : STY
12. Jumps : LEAPS
14. Sesame : BENNE
15. Before: Prefix : PRE
16. Political phenomenon : SPLITTICKET
18. Order's companion : LAW
19. Nile city : CAIRO
20. Rules of conduct : ETHICS
22. Smith and D'Amato : ALS
25. Mountain lake : TARN
26. Polish monetary unit : ZLOTY
27. 0 : CIPHER
29. Wool garments : TWEEDS
31. Healthy : HALE
32. Soviet range : ALAI
34. Taxi : CAB
37. Ireland : ERIN
38. Dopes : SIMPS
40. Johnson from Mich. : ARTE
41. Fast plane : SST
42. Panorama : VIEW
43. Bambi, e.g. : DEER
44. Infuse : LEAVEN
48. Most senior : ELDEST
50. Search for data : DELVE
51. "M*A*S*H" man : ALDA
53. Kind of degree : NTH
54. Groups of girls : BEVIES
55. Swarms : TEEMS
57. Farm animal : EWE
58. Trice : SPLITSECOND
63. Far: Comb. form : TEL
64. Period 'twixt 12 and 20 : TEENS
65. Oarsman : ROWER
66. Cries of regret : AYS
67. Berlin's "He's ___ Picker" : ARAG
68. Spiders' creations : WEBS
1. High transportation : ELS
2. Opp. of Democrat : REP
3. Maglie or Bando : SAL
4. Heroic opus : EPIC
5. Activity for the E.P.A. : DECONTAMINATING
6. Printer's purchase : INK
7. A-chew! : SNEEZE
8. Ma or Pa of movies : KETTLE
9. Composite shot on TV : SPLITSCREEN
10. Actor in "The Last Hurrah" : TRACY
11. Evergreens : YEWS
13. Union unit : STATE
14. Whirring sound : BIRR
17. Certain crowns : TIARAS
21. Brick holder : HOD
22. Pains' partner : ACHES
23. Fibbers : LIARS
24. Suburban sights : SPLITLEVELS
28. Ex-egg, perhaps : HEN
30. Clean a windshield : WIPE
33. Not extinct : LIVE
35. Bomb trial : ATEST
36. Pullman convenience : BERTH
39. Stockholm natives : SWEDES
40. Put two and two together : ADD
45. Whitney or Wallach : ELI
46. Zoroastrian sacred writings : AVESTA
47. Evening prayer : VESPER
49. Debussy work : LAMER
50. Loser to Truman : DEWEY
52. Permits : LETS
54. Alpha follower : BETA
56. Barge : SCOW
59. Author of "The King Ranch" : LEA
60. Have creditors : OWE
61. Bird's beak : NEB
62. Medics : DRS

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