New York Times, Monday, November 30, 1987

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Bible item : PSALM
6. Sum total : ALL
9. Split : CRACK
14. Strange : EERIE
15. Comedienne Arthur : BEA
16. Russian coin : RUBLE
17. Frighten : ALARM
18. Small ape : LAR
19. Hamburger topper : ONION
20. Nonplused : FLABBERGASTED
23. Ocean's little sister : SEA
24. Roman deity : OPS
25. Assist : AID
28. Go by taxi : RIDE
31. Waned : EBBED
35. Israeli dance : HORA
37. Pinball machine no-no : TILT
39. Iris, lace or braid : ORRIS
41. Speechless : ATALOSSFORWORDS
44. Swahili or Zulu : BANTU
45. Take on hands : HIRE
46. Departed : WENT
47. Short comic plays : SKITS
49. N.J. five : NETS
51. Lost-weekend results : DTS
52. Flightless bird of yore : MOA
54. Author Fleming : IAN
56. Sack the quarterback : THROWFORALOSS
63. Haughty : PROUD
64. A Gershwin : IRA
65. Lubricated : OILED
67. River to the Oise : AISNE
68. What the old nylons did : RAN
69. Willow : OSIER
70. Make haste : SPEED
71. Whitney or Wallach : ELI
72. Donkey, in Devon : NEDDY
1. Kind of soup : PEA
2. Ego : SELF
3. Soviet body of water : ARAL
4. Turkish coins : LIRAS
5. One of a group : MEMBER
6. Qualified : ABLE
7. Shakespearean king : LEAR
8. Stately, to Solti : LARGO
9. Weapon of old : CROSSBOW
10. Short one : RUNT
11. He had an Irish Rose : ABIE
12. Blockhead : CLOD
13. Actor Maynard : KEN
21. Taunts : BAITS
22. Mimic : APE
25. Jezebel's spouse : AHAB
26. Specks : IOTAS
27. Consumed water : DRANK
29. Menu item : DISH
30. Fey : ELFIN
32. High or low follower : BROW
33. Transgressed : ERRED
34. "She ___ Say Yes," 1931 song : DIDNT
36. High: Prefix : ALTI
38. Ripped or ripped along : TORE
40. Fast planes : SSTS
42. Passé : OUTMODED
43. Neural systems : RETIA
48. Swinish female : SOW
50. Pub's cousin : SALOON
53. Burning : AFIRE
55. Din : NOISE
56. Voyage : TRIP
57. Fireman's need : HOSE
58. Mystical mark : RUNE
59. Spoken : ORAL
60. Rajah's spouse : RANI
61. Skidded : SLID
62. Pit : SEED
63. Family members : PAS
66. Prohibitionist : DRY

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