New York Times, Monday, November 17, 1986

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.54, Missing: { F G J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 11, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Theme : TOPIC
6. Strap : BELT
10. Clobber : BASH
14. "All ___ by the telephone" : ALONE
15. Sheltered on the Sargasso : ALEE
16. Enjoy : LIKE
17. Coveted award : BLUERIBBON
19. Employer : USER
20. Posed : SAT
21. Inventor Howe : ELIAS
22. Essayist's pen name : ELIA
23. Pub drink : ALE
24. Frank : OPEN
25. Prattled : BABBLED
29. River in N. Ireland : ERNE
31. Coin for Zeno : OBOL
32. Sudanese province or stream : BLUENILE
36. Lima's land : PERU
37. Regular winner at Reno : HOUSE
39. Like certain cats : COOL
40. Four-time Super Bowl winners : STEELERS
42. Son of Troy's founder : ILUS
43. Father : SIRE
44. Full to the gills : REPLETE
47. Nichols or Wallace : MIKE
49. Mimic : APE
50. Secrete, in a way : BURY
51. Courtyards : ATRIA
53. Goof : SAP
56. Russian sea : ARAL
57. Dairy item : BLUECHEESE
59. Pro ___ (proportionally) : RATA
60. Corn units : EARS
61. Muse or Dryad : ERATO
62. Gobs : SLEW
63. Shade : TINT
64. "___ is an island": Donne : NOMAN
1. What sports pick up : TABS
2. Jar : OLLA
3. Sulk : POUT
4. Chemical suffix : INE
5. Breakfast food : CEREAL
6. Indulged excessively : BABIED
7. Where Napoleon wasn't "able" : ELBA
8. Composer Janácek : LEOS
9. Address number for Thatcher : TEN
10. Redact : BLUEPENCIL
11. Passageway : AISLE
12. Length of yarn : SKEIN
13. Wife or sister of Zeus : HERA
18. He, to Hadrian : ILLE
24. Four fourths : ONE
25. Conks : BOPS
26. Help a hood : ABET
27. Drill : BORE
28. Economic regulation : BLUESKYLAW
29. Raised RR's : ELS
30. Regret : RUE
32. Stopper in an Inge play : BUS
33. Hercules' captive : IOLE
34. Yokel : LOUT
35. Otherwise : ELSE
37. Beatles' "And I Love ___" : HER
38. What miners might strike : ORE
41. Golf position : LIE
44. Most unusual : RAREST
45. "Paradise Lost," e.g. : EPIC
46. Her mate is "proud" : PEAHEN
47. Wall painting : MURAL
48. Furious : IRATE
50. Excludes : BARS
51. Russian range : ALAI
52. Revolve : TURN
53. Part of a baseball : SEAM
54. Movie dog : ASTA
55. Exploited laborer : PEON
57. Tout's suggestion : BET
58. Leandro's amorosa : ERO

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