New York Times, Monday, June 2, 1986

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 67, 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
Across Down
1. Place to dock : PIER
5. Scorch : CHAR
9. Ump's call : SAFE
13. Annul : UNDO
14. Odalisque's residence : HAREM
16. Milky gem : OPAL
17. Short distance : STEP
18. Pain: Comb. form : ALGIA
19. Camera part : LENS
20. Game lovers play : HONEYMOONBRIDGE
23. Saturn's wife : OPS
24. Housman's "A Shropshire ___" : LAD
25. Sandwich sausage : SALAMI
29. Cartel in the news : OPEC
31. Actress Remick : LEE
34. Mine entrance : ADIT
35. River to the Seine : OISE
37. Milton's "Lycidas," e.g. : ELEGY
39. Cahn–Van Heusen hit: 1955 : LOVEANDMARRIAGE
42. Staffordshire river : TRENT
43. Huron, for one : LAKE
44. Eternally : EVER
45. Urge : YEN
46. Sign : OMEN
48. Church V.I.P.'s : ELDERS
50. Black bird : ANI
51. Fi preceder : SCI
52. S.W.A.K. : SEALEDWITHAKISS
61. Separate : PART
62. Former Japanese elder statesmen : GENRO
63. Sin : EVIL
64. Serf of yore : ESNE
65. Arcaro or Cantor : EDDIE
66. Wan : PALE
67. Venison source : DEER
68. Placebos : SOPS
69. Like a squid : INKY
1. Word on a door : PUSH
2. Preposition : INTO
3. Paradise : EDEN
4. Halter : ROPE
5. Gene Autry's horse : CHAMPION
6. Angels' toppers : HALOS
7. Jason's ship : ARGO
8. Check : REIN
9. Kind of geometry : SOLID
10. Copied : APED
11. Diller's spouse : FANG
12. Otherwise : ELSE
15. Streeter's "Dere ___" : MABLE
21. ___ Kippur : YOM
22. Snake or car : RACER
25. Like pretzels : SALTY
26. Venerate : ADORE
27. Pep up : LIVEN
28. Sun disk of Egypt : ATEN
29. Ottoman Empire founder : OSMAN
30. Acme : PEAK
31. French or shore follower : LEAVE
32. Nest-robbing profiteer : EGGER
33. Witnesses : EYERS
36. Unemployed : IDLE
38. German song : LIED
40. Make amends : ATONE
41. Resounds : REECHOES
47. Gnat : MIDGE
49. Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
50. Do a tailor's job : ALTER
51. Prepare to shower : STRIP
52. Rushed : SPED
53. Facilitate : EASE
54. "Judith" composer : ARNE
55. Unites : WEDS
56. ___-European : INDO
57. Military headpiece : KEPI
58. He was "Terrible" : IVAN
59. Fabric for a bridal gown : SILK
60. Weaver's reed : SLEY

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