New York Times, Tuesday, February 17, 1987

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
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. Forsakes a lover : JILTS
6. Lingerie item : BRA
9. Dull speaker : BORE
13. Love dearly : ADORE
14. Habeas corpus, e.g. : WRIT
15. Tied : EVEN
16. Royal flush, e.g. : POWERHOUSE
18. Small coin : CENT
19. ___ Maxwell, memorable hostess : ELSA
20. Sea birds : ERNES
21. A Johnson : ARTE
22. Succinct : TERSE
24. Something to control : TEMPER
26. Eccentric orbit point : APSIS
29. Greek letter : ETA
31. The Lip of baseball : LEO
32. Drives (out) : ROUSTS
34. Rage : IRE
36. Marry : WED
39. Goes to a higher court : APPEALS
41. La Spezia's locale : RIVIERA
43. Spelling ___ : BEE
44. Scandinavian victory god : TYR
45. Enervated : BEDRID
46. Ham on ___ : RYE
48. Brass producer: Abbr. : OCS
51. Hatching posts : NESTS
52. Most mature : RIPEST
55. Cow catcher : LASSO
57. Biblical prophet : AMOS
58. Embarrass : ABASH
60. Clytemnestra's mother : LEDA
64. Veers slightly : YAWS
65. Auto selling point : HORSEPOWER
67. Pointed arch : OGEE
68. Obsolescent wedding word : OBEY
69. Representative : AGENT
70. Wimp's cousin : NERD
71. N.Y. time zone : EST
72. Did these play false notes? : LYRES
1. Practical joke : JAPE
2. Matinee follower : IDOL
3. Lea winders' sounds : LOWS
4. Written exposition : TREATISE
5. Indian weight : SER
6. Hair color : BRUNET
7. Get up : RISE
8. Trial at Los Alamos : ATEST
9. Turned into : BECAME
10. Conquers : OVERPOWERS
11. French income : RENTE
12. Come in : ENTER
14. More inferior : WORSE
17. An L.B.J. beagle : HER
23. Total holdings : ESTATES
25. Bears and Lions : ELEVENS
26. Damascene, e.g. : ARAB
27. Rome V.I.P. : POPE
28. U.S.S.R. or U.S.A. : SUPERPOWER
30. Broadcast : AIR
33. Stallone nickname : SLY
35. Josh : RIB
37. It will be: Lat. : ERIT
38. Pops : DADS
40. Smash sign : SRO
42. Class doctrine : IDEOLOGY
47. Agreed : YESSED
49. Table wine : CLARET
50. Impudent : SASSY
52. Textile type : RAYON
53. Reflection : IMAGE
54. Western lake resort : TAHOE
56. "___ sells seashells . . . " : SHE
59. Weaves' partner : BOBS
61. Pitcher : EWER
62. Sandy tract, in England : DENE
63. Liberal ___ : ARTS
66. Joey of Broadway : PAL

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