New York Times, Monday, June 27, 1988

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Rumanian dance : HORA
5. Platter : DISC
9. Basilica feature : APSE
13. Redact : EMEND
15. To join, to Jeanne : UNIR
16. Driblet : DROP
17. Pride of Kilgore, Tex. : RANGERETTE
19. Puccini heroine : MIMI
20. Manumit : RELEASE
21. Marble of tennis fame : ALICE
23. Suffix for south : ERN
24. Alternate : ROTATE
26. Indian weight : SER
29. Shirt insert : GUSSET
31. Gorki loc. : RUS
34. Partner of true : TRIED
37. A proportion: Abbr. : PCT
38. Brown bread : TOAST
40. Deduce : INFER
41. "___ Didn't Say Yes" : SHE
42. Lassitude : ENNUI
43. Dijon daughter : FILLE
44. Top ad spot: Abbr. : POA
45. Adjective for purple : REGAL
46. Charge : FEE
47. Trains : DRILLS
50. Cockney's Gehenna : ELL
51. Saskatchewan capital : REGINA
53. West German river : EMS
56. Orchid meal : SALEP
57. Eldritch : STRANGE
61. Skin : RIND
62. Unreachable : OUTOFRANGE
65. Prod : URGE
66. Somersault : FLIP
67. Tors : CRAGS
68. Ginger or root follower : BEER
69. Kind of card : FACE
70. Irish Gaelic : ERSE
1. Part of H.M.C.S. : HER
2. Persian name : OMAR
3. Director Clair : RENE
4. Northumbrian settler : ANGLE
5. Clubman's costs : DUES
6. Among schools : INTERSCHOLASTIC
7. Pose : SIT
8. Design : CREATE
9. Ticket word : ADMIT
10. Salesman's concern : PRICERANGE
11. Suffix for tooth : SOME
12. Upon: Prefix : EPI
14. Cervine creature : DEER
18. Resounded : RANG
22. Closer to the end : LATTER
25. Bony : OSTEAL
26. Brittle : STIFF
27. Banks of baseball : ERNIE
28. Where shots are heard : RIFLERANGE
30. Opposite of downdraft : UPSPIN
32. Customary : USUAL
33. Moonshiner's need : STILL
35. Grig, e.g. : EEL
36. Coat with flour : DREDGE
39. Follower of 9 Down : ONE
48. Gyp : RIPOFF
49. Villein : SERF
52. Church V.I.P. : ELDER
54. Actor Singer : MARC
55. Springe : SNARE
56. Father : SIRE
58. Small shark : TOPE
59. Growl : GNAR
60. Fabergé jeweled them : EGGS
61. Annoy : RUB
63. Gums : ULA
64. Taiwan follower : ESE

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