New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1986

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1986, The New York Times
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1. Throw a fish line : CAST
5. Boxer's weapons : FISTS
10. Stinger : WASP
14. Theater org. : ANTA
15. Not kindled : UNLIT
16. In re : ASTO
17. Time, to Einstein : FOURTHDIMENSION
20. Made lovable : ENDEARED
21. A NATO member : ITALY
22. Roman law : LEX
23. Elmer or Grantland : RICE
25. One making a phone call : DIALER
29. Isle used as a base by Xerxes : TENEDOS
32. Israeli port : ACRE
33. Knight and Sevareid : ERICS
34. Use a ray gun : ZAP
36. Eerie TV program : THETWILIGHTZONE
40. Long, long time period : EON
41. Betelgeuse's constellation : ORION
42. Pass receivers : ENDS
43. Strict disciplinarians : RAMRODS
45. "Their ___ Hour": Churchill : FINEST
47. Serf of old : ESNE
48. Franklin or Vereen : BEN
49. Become rotten : ADDLE
52. Like some resorts or jobs : SEASONAL
57. "___ of wrath and tears": Henley : BEYONDTHISPLACE
60. Conduct : LEAD
61. Earl's peer : COUNT
62. Snares : GINS
63. Whirl : EDDY
64. Yearns : LONGS
65. Pub offerings : ALES
1. Restaurant : CAFE
2. Soon : ANON
3. ___ poker : STUD
4. Customhouse word : TARE
5. Tyrant : FUHRER
6. Subject listing : INDEX
7. Skidded : SLID
8. Comedian Conway : TIM
9. Sault ___ Marie : STE
10. Squandered : WASTED
11. Vast continent : ASIA
12. Acronym for a type of plane : STOL
13. Kind of express : PONY
18. Story : TALE
19. Most pleasant : NICEST
23. ___ of Terror : REIGN
24. Foot part : INCH
25. July 4, 1776, for one : DATE
26. Heavenly fluid : ICHOR
27. Sports center : ARENA
28. Lease : LET
29. Some combos : TRIOS
30. Fresh air : OZONE
31. Polishes, in a way : SANDS
33. Skip over : ELIDE
35. Kibitzer, at times : PEST
37. Deteriorate : WORSEN
38. Dietary need : IRON
39. Buddhist sect : ZEN
44. It lingers on : MELODY
45. Banquets : FEASTS
46. Examiner: Abbr. : INSP
48. Existing : BEING
49. Qualified : ABLE
50. Legal document : DEED
51. Group of two : DYAD
52. Avoid : SHUN
53. Actress Petrova : OLGA
54. Catch in the act : NAIL
55. Some teens' affliction : ACNE
56. Not so much : LESS
58. Law degree : DCL
59. Also : TOO

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