New York Times, Monday, June 8, 1987

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Philadelphia pro eleven : EAGLES
7. Child's toy : TOP
10. Hoover, for one : DAM
13. Loser to Cleveland: 1884 : BLAINE
14. Neighbor of the Keys : CUBA
15. Dutch commune : EDE
16. This provides interest : BANKDEPOSIT
18. Pea holder : POD
19. Locale : SITE
20. "___ Pinafore" : HMS
21. Steal away to wed : ELOPE
23. Sandwich sausage : SALAMI
26. Movie dog : ASTA
27. Also : AND
30. Effort : NISUS
31. Do slaloms : SKI
32. Actor Marvin : LEE
33. Adolescent : TEEN
34. Tried to shed weight : DIETED
37. Chart : MAP
38. Alphabetical listings : INDICES
40. Fury : IRE
41. Scents : AROMAS
43. Insincere statements : CANT
44. Quarter of four : ONE
45. D.A.R. counterpart : SAR
46. Billiard shot : MASSE
47. Boy in "Little Men" : NED
48. Young herring : BRIT
50. Says : UTTERS
52. Toolshop machine : LATHE
54. It's often cast : DIE
55. Russian hut : ISBA
59. Wedding words : IDO
60. This is needed for 16 Across : DEPOSITSLIP
64. Tarnish : MAR
65. Profit : GAIN
66. Sauté meat and cook slowly : BRAISE
67. Use a lever : PRY
68. Before, to Keats : ERE
69. Aslant : TILTED
1. Wanes : EBBS
2. Russian range : ALAI
3. Thomas Wolfe hero : GANT
4. Prefers : LIKES
5. Finish : END
6. Observe : SEE
7. Cough : TUSSIS
8. Honshu sash : OBI
9. Top of the monk : PATE
10. Testimony under oath : DEPOSITION
11. Take in a foundling : ADOPT
12. Euripides play : MEDEA
14. Interchange of thoughts : COMMUNICATION
17. Synchronized : PHASED
22. Erie or Huron : LAKE
24. Arrow poison : ANTIAR
25. Mortgages : LIENS
27. ___ mater : ALMA
28. In the vicinity of : NEAR
29. Place for storage : DEPOSITORY
31. Nun : SISTER
34. Thick : DENSE
35. Sea bird : ERNE
36. Legal document : DEED
39. Hindu groups : CASTES
42. School subj. : MATH
46. Child's make-believe food : MUDPIE
48. Pompous, smug conservative : BLIMP
49. "M*A*S*H" character : RADAR
51. Rope material : SISAL
53. Flange : EDGE
56. Narrow cut : SLIT
57. Cold Alpine wind : BISE
58. Mimicked : APED
61. Unit of corn : EAR
62. Teamster org. : IBT
63. Prefix with cycle or angle : TRI

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