New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 1993

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J K Q V }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Impetuous : RASH
5. Cleaned, in a way : SWEPT
10. Season : SALT
14. Hodgepodge : OLIO
15. Calculated the speed : TIMED
16. Bright thought : IDEA
17. Special sales spot : BARGAINBASEMENT
20. Opposite NNW : SSE
21. Kind of club : GLEE
22. Ohio city : XENIA
23. Call's opposite : PUT
24. Furry masked bandit? : RACCOON
27. Reparation : REDRESS
31. Avoid : SHUN
32. Margarine : OLEO
33. Facilitates : EASES
35. Self : EGO
38. Laughton film: 1932 : PAYMENTDEFERRED
42. Printers' measures : ENS
43. ___ Hall University, in N.J. : SETON
44. Wings for angeli : ALAE
45. A convertiplane, for short : STOL
46. Race-track figures : TOUTERS
49. Darwin disciple George ___ : ROMANES
52. Utilize : USE
53. Be appropriate for : BEFIT
54. Knocks : PANS
56. Onager : ASS
59. Bankers' confirmations : LETTERSOFCREDIT
63. Words of comprehension : ISEE
64. Worship : ADORE
65. Steady look : GAZE
66. Ballpoints : PENS
67. Circles of light : HALOS
68. Developed : GREW
1. Hijacks : ROBS
2. Wellaway! : ALAS
3. Father : SIRE
4. Duroc, e.g. : HOG
5. Posts for harbor houses : STILTS
6. Grape product : WINE
7. Small live coal : EMBER
8. Kind of soup : PEA
9. Six-pt. scores : TDS
10. ___ Stylites, Syrian saint : SIMEON
11. Gland: Comb. form : ADENO
12. Former Russian hero : LENIN
13. Bye-bye, in Soho : TATA
18. Chills and fever : AGUE
19. Alibi : EXCUSE
23. Hop's big sister : PROM
25. Agreement : ASSENT
26. Kitchen bigwig : CHEF
27. Lasso : ROPE
28. Dash : ELAN
29. Former Ottoman officials : DEYS
30. Pay, as a bill : SETTLE
34. Fuss : ADO
35. Gardner of whodunits : ERLE
36. Equipment : GEAR
37. Pindar products : ODES
39. Landed property : ESTATE
40. An inert gas : NEON
41. Evaluate : RATE
45. Hits hard : SMITES
47. Pound parts : OUNCES
48. Rus., Ukr., etc., once : USSR
49. Brooklyn star of yore : REESE
50. Frequently : OFTEN
51. Thread holder : SPOOL
53. Radar-screen image : BLIP
55. A hairdo : AFRO
56. Hebrew month : ADAR
57. Dimensions : SIZE
58. Fret : STEW
60. Very short cheer : RAH
61. Religious gp. : SDA
62. Embryonic dinosaur : EGG

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