New York Times, Monday, July 11, 1988

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { F J Q U X Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 8, 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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Across Down
1. Word of regret : ALAS
5. Peacock in the sky : PAVO
9. Distort : WARP
13. Big cat : LION
14. Domesticated : TAMED
15. Finished : OVER
16. Poet Pound : EZRA
17. Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
18. "Splitsville" : RENO
19. Slogans : CATCHWORDS
21. Twerp's cousin : DRIP
22. Munro pen name : SAKI
23. Japanese emigrant to the U.S. : ISSEI
25. Typical De Mille film : EPIC
28. Precincts : AREAS
31. Turf : SOD
34. Transfer design : DECAL
36. Fall flower : ASTER
38. Upon : ATOP
40. Kind of colony : PENAL
42. Volume : TOME
43. Havana product : CIGAR
45. Feasts : DINES
47. First word of "Home, Sweet Home" : MID
48. Composer Franck : CESAR
50. Ardor : ZEAL
51. The Queen of ___ : SHEBA
53. One-third of thrice : ONCE
57. Flourished : GREW
60. Rallying cries : WATCHWORDS
64. Prefix with plane : AERO
65. Cover-up name : ALIAS
66. Change the décor : REDO
67. Two of a kind : PAIR
68. Leghorns' lodgings : ROOST
69. Post : MAIL
70. Raced : SPED
71. Anagram for node : DONE
72. A Peter Pan foe : SMEE
1. Pianist Templeton : ALEC
2. Doolittle and Minnelli : LIZAS
3. Corporeal channel : AORTA
4. Light meal : SNACK
5. ___ Alto : PALO
6. Melting-pot goal : AMERICANIZATION
7. Sells : VENDS
8. Ukrainian city : ODESSA
9. Most talkative : WORDIEST
10. Claim confidently : AVER
11. Italian painter: 1575-1642 : RENI
12. Support : PROP
14. Marble : TAW
20. Hastened : HIED
24. Historic period : ERA
26. Vim : PEP
27. Chilled : ICED
29. Mighty mite : ATOM
30. Half: Prefix : SEMI
31. Black Hawk was one : SAC
32. Auricular : OTIC
33. Venetian ruler : DOGE
35. Path : LANE
37. Embarrassed : RED
39. Countersign : PASSWORD
41. Meadow : LEA
44. Short cheer : RAH
46. Street sign : SLOW
49. Bounty : REWARD
52. Bear in Kipling tales : BALOO
54. Standards : NORMS
55. Peaches and ___ : CREAM
56. Cantor or Murphy : EDDIE
57. Openings : GAPS
58. Harvest : REAP
59. Clinton's canal : ERIE
61. Something tried in a court : CASE
62. F.D.R.'s successor : HST
63. Underfoot item : SOLE

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