New York Times, Monday, November 21, 1988

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Trite writers : HACKS
6. West Point inst. : USMA
10. Fury : RAGE
14. Showy bird : EGRET
15. Kind of poker : STUD
16. Spoken : ORAL
17. Kind of dress like 46 Across : WRAPAROUND
19. Indians of Colo. : UTES
20. ___ acids : AMINO
21. This is often cast : DIE
22. Cleo's river : NILE
23. Moslem ascetic : SUFI
25. Knots or knobs : NODES
27. Utilities customer : USER
31. Side-to-side distance : BREADTH
33. Farm building : SILO
34. Young woman : LASS
35. Speck : IOTA
38. Egg white : ALBUMEN
40. Makes fast : SECURES
43. Movie "Citizen" : KANE
44. Cajole : COAX
46. Hindu garment : SARI
47. Mark for misconduct : DEMERIT
49. Heroic poetry : EPOS
50. Arctic garb : PARKA
52. Bullring cries : OLES
54. ___ War, great race horse : MANO
55. Decimal point : DOT
57. Approaches : NEARS
61. Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
62. Circuitous : ROUNDABOUT
65. Big rig, for short : SEMI
66. An aunt of little Beatrice : ANNE
67. Rent : LEASE
68. Sharp : KEEN
69. Marquis de ___ : SADE
70. Amati rel. : STRAD
1. Cut down : HEW
2. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
3. Stuff : CRAM
4. Cap de Gaulle wore : KEPI
5. Getz and Kenton : STANS
6. Haven for a G.I. : USO
7. Retreats for readers : STUDIES
8. He portrayed Pasteur : MUNI
9. This helps to form a sum : ADDEND
10. Locomotive locale : ROUNDHOUSE
11. Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
12. Celts : GAELS
13. Otherwise : ELSE
18. Soviet coin: Var. : ROUBLE
24. Writer Anatole ___ : FRANCE
26. Auricular : OTIC
27. Washington is its cap. : USA
28. Soft, lustrous fiber : SILK
29. Able in reverse : ELBA
30. Petition with names in circular form : ROUNDROBIN
32. Attack : ASSAIL
36. Snare : TRAP
37. Type of geography : AERO
39. Docile; gentle : MEEK
41. Lengthen : EXTEND
42. Sibling's nickname : SIS
45. Bombastic : OROTUND
48. Striped fabric : MADRAS
50. C. Porter's "You Don't Know ___" : PAREE
51. "What in ___?" : ANAME
53. Zoo favorites : SEALS
54. Domino : MASK
56. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
58. Assist a hood : ABET
59. Loud noise : ROAR
60. Capital of Elam : SUSA
63. Jacqueline Onassis, ___ Bouvier : NEE
64. A Kennedy : TED

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