New York Times, Monday, May 25, 1987

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.71, Missing: { C J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 239 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. "Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
6. Comedian Foxx : REDD
10. Bosom companion? : BRA
13. N.Y. mayor before Koch : BEAME
14. Fancy case : ETUI
15. Anon : SOON
16. Gaucho weapons : BOLAS
17. Arrow poison : INEE
18. Something to knock on : WOOD
19. Organized U.S. militia force : NATIONALGUARD
22. Syr. neighbor : ISR
23. Ex-frosh : SOPH
24. ___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
27. Bugle call after tattoo : TAPS
30. Loose robe : SIMAR
34. B.P.O.E. member : ELK
35. Captured : TOOK
37. Wed stealthily : ELOPE
38. Group Wilson fostered : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
42. Flower holder : LAPEL
43. Play about Sadie Thompson : RAIN
44. Bishop's domain : SEE
45. Backbone : SPINE
46. Kind of mother : STEP
48. Lunch, e.g. : EAT
49. Golden-rule preposition : UNTO
52. Society bloke : NOB
54. Forty-two-year-old group : UNITEDNATIONS
60. Persia updated : IRAN
61. Hebrew month : ADAR
62. Chalk's need : SLATE
64. Smash review : RAVE
65. Bristle : SETA
66. Painter's item : EASEL
67. Foxy : SLY
68. Greek god of love : EROS
69. Makes cartoons : DRAWS
1. Recede : EBB
2. Trotsky or Uris : LEON
3. Festive occasion : GALA
4. Violinmaker of Cremona : AMATI
5. Withstand : RESIST
6. Check : REIN
7. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
8. One-on-one contests : DUELS
9. San ___ Padres : DIEGO
10. Clodhopper : BOOR
11. Crucifix : ROOD
12. Also : AND
15. Bantu of Zanzibar : SWAHILI
20. Declaim : ORATE
21. Surprising victory : UPSET
24. Hawks : SELLS
25. "With ___ and a bound . . . ": Coleridge : ALEAP
26. African mammal : OKAPI
28. Like a church mouse : POOR
29. Living-room items : SOFAS
31. Large ruminant : MOOSE
32. Asphyxia : APNEA
33. Adjust the alarm clock : RESET
36. Contract the brows : KNIT
39. Real : GENUINE
40. Abundant: Suffix : ULENT
41. Concerning : ANENT
47. Composed : POISED
50. Rib : TEASE
51. More peculiar : ODDER
53. Claylike : BOLAR
54. Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
55. Defense arm : NAVY
56. Pact since W.W. II : NATO
57. River in Turkish Armenia : ARAS
58. Space org. : NASA
59. Muddle or mulligan : STEW
60. Taxing initials : IRS
63. Lofty vehs. : ELS

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