New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1992

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Thick slice : SLAB
5. Clothes : GARB
9. Container : PAIL
13. Office wkr. : STENO
14. The Tentmaker : OMAR
15. Monster : OGRE
16. Blind purchase : PIGINAPOKE
18. Happy look : GRIN
19. More commonplace : TRITER
20. Land bordering the Caspian : SEACOAST
22. Jerks : STARTS
24. U.K. award for valor : DSO
25. Stitches : SEWS
27. Exchanges : TRADES
32. Region : AREA
36. Hayworth or Gam : RITA
38. Sudden outburst : FLARE
39. Sultry period : DOGDAYSOFSUMMER
42. ___ marbles (Greek sculptures) : ELGIN
43. Red deer : HART
44. Church nook : APSE
45. Sonnet section : SESTET
47. Glide on high : SOAR
49. New Deal org. : NRA
51. Is furious : STEAMS
55. Birthright : HERITAGE
60. Eskimo homes : IGLOOS
62. In the center : AMID
63. Child's game : CATSCRADLE
65. Reside : LIVE
66. Cinema, to a European : KINO
67. Eastern bigwig : EMEER
68. Alpert's "Spanish ___" : FLEA
69. Cinch : SNAP
70. Play quoits : TOSS
1. Agitates : STIRS
2. On the up and up : LEGIT
3. Loos or Baker : ANITA
4. "___ Ark," comic strip : BONERS
5. Rep. Party : GOP
6. Old Testament prophet : AMOS
7. Worked the garden : RAKED
8. Chicken portion : BREAST
9. Type of stick : POGO
10. Taj Mahal locale : AGRA
11. Eye part : IRIS
12. Mardi Gras follower : LENT
13. Balt. is one : SPT
17. Main channel : ARTERY
21. An Ionian island : CORFU
23. Whip sound : SWISH
26. Porches, Athenian style : STOAS
28. ___ mater : ALMA
29. Moist : DAMP
30. "___ Tu," 1932 pop song : ERES
31. Parched : SERE
32. Soft drinks : ADES
33. Part : ROLE
34. ___ Benedict : EGGS
35. Mine entrance : ADIT
37. Hair styles : AFROS
40. In re : ANENT
41. Radio noise : STATIC
46. Rails : TRACKS
48. Rue : REGRET
50. Once more : AGAIN
52. Tex. shrine : ALAMO
53. Fashions : MODES
54. Shoe bottoms : SOLES
55. Moiety : HALF
56. Author Ludwig : EMIL
57. Split : RIVE
58. Prelude to an invention : IDEA
59. Sister of Vesuvius : ETNA
61. Unit of weight in India : SER
64. Placebo : SOP

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