New York Times, Monday, June 28, 1993

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Gorge-ous place? : CHASM
6. Vaudeville initials : RKO
9. Pierre's its cap. : SDAK
13. Eagle's home : AERIE
14. Hang fire : PEND
15. Corncob, e.g. : PIPE
16. Thwarted : FRUSTRATED
18. A ___ Able : ASIN
19. Umbrageous plant : ELM
20. Address abusively : REVILE
21. Remain : STAY
22. High goals : IDEALS
23. Important acid, for short : RNA
24. Figure out : DEDUCE
28. Argentine timber tree : TALA
31. Neat as ___ : APIN
32. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
36. In two: Comb. form : DICHO
39. Upset : DISCOMBOBULATED
42. Happen : OCCUR
43. Last word : AMEN
44. Roman fiddler : NERO
45. Auricular : OTIC
47. Primer, e.g. : READER
49. Criticize severely : PAN
51. More wan : ASHIER
55. Clare Boothe ___ : LUCE
57. Sound system : STEREO
58. Onassis nickname : ARI
61. Arabian gulf : ADEN
62. Perplexed : BEWILDERED
64. A mark of sorrow : ZERO
65. Pub drinks : ALES
66. Avoid : EVADE
67. Intruders in the dust : ANTS
68. She, objectively : HER
69. Navigators Islands, today : SAMOA
1. Bistro : CAFE
2. Angler's barb : HERL
3. Calla lily, e.g. : ARUM
4. Fam. member : SIS
5. Pertaining to distance : METRIC
6. Neural networks : RETIA
7. Sound of parting day? : KNELL
8. Most peculiar : ODDEST
9. Ems and Baden-Baden : SPAS
10. Intensely worried : DISTRACTED
11. Of bees : APIAN
12. Nairobi's land : KENYA
14. Do road work : PAVE
17. Clear by payment : REDEEM
24. Base topper : DADO
25. Heroic : EPIC
26. Perplex or ruffle : DISCONCERT
27. Not sliced : UNCUT
29. Anti-hate org. : ADL
30. Tropical vine : LIANA
33. Wharton School deg. : MBA
34. Pop's partner : MOM
35. Honest ___ : ABE
37. Present : HERE
38. Scent : ODOR
40. Boundary: Comb. form : ORI
41. Remove, as wire on a spool : UNREEL
46. Algiers native quarter : CASBAH
48. Eats away : ERODES
49. Simon's "___ Suite" : PLAZA
50. "Age of Anxiety" poet : AUDEN
52. Commemorative slab : STELE
53. Lumberjack : HEWER
54. Rainbow : IRIS
56. Biblical oldster : ENOS
58. Ancient Syria : ARAM
59. Fix over : REDO
60. Germ for a novel : IDEA
63. Stowe character : EVA

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