New York Times, Monday, April 4, 1988

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
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. Savory jelly : ASPIC
6. Vegetables : PEAS
10. Fish or singer : BASS
14. Kind of surgeon : NEURO
15. N.Y.U. is one : INST
16. Margarine : OLEO
17. Famed twosome : DAMONANDPYTHIAS
20. Cattle locales : RANCHES
21. Utah city : OREM
22. Corn unit : EAR
23. Stallone's nickname : SLY
25. Streisand or Streep : STAR
28. Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
29. Bible book : ACTS
33. Restrict : STINT
34. British gun : STEN
35. Fall guy : GOAT
36. Anonymous trio : TOMDICKANDHARRY
39. Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
40. Penitential season : LENT
41. Addition : ANNEX
42. Marries : WEDS
43. Assistance : AID
44. Beams : RAYS
45. Small hotel : INN
46. Constrictor : BOA
48. Raced : SPED
51. Bunch of grapes : CLUSTER
55. Apocalyptic quartet : THEFOURHORSEMEN
59. Bridge seat : EAST
60. Decree : FIAT
61. Slur : ELIDE
62. Picnic intruders : ANTS
63. Chooses : OPTS
64. Goat antelope : SEROW
1. Also : AND
2. Char : SEAR
3. Cougar : PUMA
4. Work on laundry : IRON
5. Symphonic compositions : CONCERTI
6. One who mopes : PINER
7. Football-pass catchers : ENDS
8. Cleo's snake : ASP
9. Pig pen : STY
10. Nobelist Niels ___ : BOHR
11. "I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
12. Part of a baseball : SEAM
13. Mayday's cousin : SOS
18. Cry of discovery : AHA
19. Plaything : TOY
23. Used up : SPENT
24. Reach port : LAND
25. Fur scarf : STOLE
26. Like Milquetoast : TIMID
27. Mountains in Peru : ANDES
28. Lose a lap : STAND
29. Guam seaport : AGANA
30. Full of clichés : CORNY
31. Weight allowances : TARES
32. Lower-world river : STYX
33. Mulligan or slumgullion : STEW
34. Coil of yarn : SKEIN
37. Closely knit group : CLAN
38. Torments : HARASSES
45. Words at an altar : IDO
46. Smirches : BLOTS
47. Your and my : OUR
48. Thai tongue : SHAN
49. Nuisance : PEST
50. Newts : EFTS
51. Informal conversation : CHAT
52. Far: Comb. form : TELE
53. Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
54. Fix over : REDO
55. Social : TEA
56. Sky sight, to some : UFO
57. Tear : RIP
58. Unused : NEW

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