New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1986

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1986, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Jezebel's husband : AHAB
5. Locale : SITE
9. Ape Groucho : LEER
13. Coty or Pleven : RENE
14. Vocalizing group : CHOIR
15. Heraldic band : ORLE
16. Agnew's naysaying negativists : NATTERINGNABOBS
19. Nugget source : ORE
20. Handbag : PURSE
21. Adjust a wristwatch : RESET
22. Broad : WIDE
23. Roentgen items : REMS
25. Buckingham, e.g. : PALACE
28. "Silent ___" : CAL
29. Links org. : PGA
32. Soviet river : URAL
33. Black eye: Slang : MOUSE
35. Captain's diary : LOG
36. With whom not to mess : MISTERINBETWEEN
40. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
41. Michelangelo masterpiece : MOSES
42. Loathe : HATE
43. Road sign : SLO
44. Wall Street option : PUT
45. Materials : CLOTHS
47. Buzzard's cousin : KITE
48. Region : AREA
49. Fall flower : ASTER
52. Concern of the I.C.C. : RATES
54. Cleo's snake : ASP
57. Advice in a 1915 song : SMILESMILESMILE
60. Cad : HEEL
61. Kind of pusher : PEDAL
62. U.S.A.F. group : UNIT
63. Weird : EERY
64. Summer quenchers : ADES
65. Fool : DUPE
1. Pisa's river : ARNO
2. Pay heed : HEAR
3. Poker pot, at first : ANTE
4. Wager : BET
5. Stallone co-star : SHIRE
6. Molecule parts : IONS
7. Little big cats : TIGERCUBS
8. White-tailed bird : ERN
9. Ear parts : LOBES
10. Celebrated archer : EROS
11. River to the North Sea : ELBE
12. Take ten or five : REST
14. Unrefined : CRUDE
17. Long, imposing poem : EPIC
18. Ornamental band : ARMLET
22. Disney or Whitman : WALT
24. Facilitate : EASE
25. Cougars : PUMAS
26. Uranus satellite : ARIEL
27. Riata : LASSO
29. Fold : PLEAT
30. What pride does before a fall : GOETH
31. A De Mille : AGNES
33. Wrongly classified : MISTERMED
34. Quarter of four : ONE
37. Holy Roman, for one : EMPIRE
38. Utter defeat : ROUT
39. Command to Dobbin : WHOA
45. Fisherman's basket : CREEL
46. Fewer's cousin : LESS
47. Pogo's creator : KELLY
48. Book for a globe-trotter : ATLAS
49. Tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
50. River duck : SMEE
51. Row : TIER
53. Helper : AIDE
54. Japanese aborigine : AINU
55. Lapse : SLIP
56. Fountain of music : PETE
58. Baden Baden, e.g. : SPA
59. Pack or slide preceder : MUD

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