New York Times, Tuesday, March 22, 1988

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 Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, 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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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Greek letters : ETAS
5. "For Pete's ___!" : SAKE
9. Type of beam : LASER
14. Mascara recipient : LASH
15. Front of a caravel : PROW
16. Pippin : APPLE
17. Youth org. : YMCA
18. Land measure : ACRE
19. Kingdom : REALM
20. Withhold corporal punishment : SPARETHEROD
23. Defendants, in law : REI
24. Peak : APEX
25. Slithery one : ASP
26. Lincoln's coin : CENT
27. Golf norm : PAR
30. Urge onward : SPUR
32. Imprisonment : RESTRAINT
38. Heath : ERICA
41. Absolute, as legal rights : IMPRESCRIPTIBLE
43. Beseeches : PRAYS
44. Camel's problem : HALITOSIS
45. ___ ha-Shanah : ROSH
47. Garland at a luau : LEI
48. Town in W. Germany : APEN
50. Choose : OPT
53. Swing around : SLUE
57. Asian holiday : TET
58. Pocket money : SPARECHANGE
62. Frankie or Cleo of songdom : LAINE
64. Soft drink : SODA
65. Poster : SIGN
66. Robin Hood's missile : ARROW
67. Litigates : SUES
68. Like ___ of bricks : ATON
69. Snow vehicles : SLEDS
70. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
71. Chanteuse Horne : LENA
1. Cities in Minn. and Nev. : ELYS
2. Fla. city : TAMPA
3. Tin Pan Alley org. : ASCAP
4. Portion : SHARE
5. Tiff : SPAT
6. ___ of Titus : ARCH
7. Asian peninsula : KOREA
8. Pitchers : EWERS
9. Fat from hogs : LARD
10. Gibbon, e.g. : APE
11. Dinner item : SPARERIBS
12. Actress Terry : ELLEN
13. Mail a check : REMIT
21. Fast train : EXPRESS
22. Jupiter's mother : OPS
26. Oddity : CURIO
28. ___ in Able : AAS
29. Wealthy : RICH
31. Fretful : PETTISH
32. Tear : RIP
33. Monogram of "All Quiet . . . " author : EMR
34. Trunk item : SPARETIRE
35. Author of "The Other" : TRYON
36. New Deal org. : NRA
37. Do farming : TILL
39. Ovid's 151 : CLI
40. Loser to D.D.E. : AES
42. ___ à la mode : PIE
46. School dance : HOP
48. Book of maps : ATLAS
49. Singer Bailey : PEARL
51. Outmoded : PASSE
52. Game fish : TROUT
54. Mountain group in Utah : LASAL
55. Fuse : UNITE
56. Incite : EGGON
58. Stitches : SEWS
59. Paradise : EDEN
60. Spanish house : CASA
61. Sicilian resort : ENNA
63. Become drowsy : NOD

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