New York Times, Wednesday, July 8, 1992

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1992, The New York Times
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1. Shade trees : ELMS
5. Sat. preceder : FRI
8. Disguise : COVER
13. Twelve inches : FOOT
14. Elbow's need : ROOM
16. Gluck work : OPERA
17. Inflection : TONE
18. Do what Abie's Irish Rose did : INTERMARRY
20. Buddhist shrines : STUPAS
22. First of all : ADAM
23. Silly one : ASS
24. Smug smile : SMIRK
25. Compass pt. : ENE
26. Hollywood's output : ENTERTAINMENT
33. "___ overboard!" : MAN
35. "Eureka!" cause : IDEA
36. Frolicsome Berlin river? : SPREE
37. Kefauver : ESTES
39. N.Y. time in Aug. : DST
41. Customary : USUAL
42. Commandment verb : SHALT
43. Zoom like an eagle : SOAR
45. Noncom: Abbr. : CPL
46. Pompously conceited : SELFIMPORTANT
50. Secretive org. : CIA
51. Peppard's TV group : ATEAM
53. He does give a hoot : OWL
56. Israeli port : ACRE
58. Beat : BESTED
60. Blanketflower : GAILLARDIA
63. Einstein's fourth dimension : TIME
64. Competitor : RIVAL
65. Squawk : YELL
66. Crazy as a ___ : LOON
67. " . . . the ___, and he is us!" : ENEMY
68. Us, to Cato : NOS
69. Bay State motto start : ENSE
1. Newts : EFTS
2. Steals after a riot : LOOTS
3. Like Beethoven's Ninth : MONUMENTAL
4. Like some garments : STEPIN
5. Searched bodily : FRISKED
6. Actor Leibman : RON
7. Speck : IOTA
8. Of equal extent : COMMENSURATE
9. W.W. II org. : OPA
10. Actress Ralston : VERA
11. Is off the mark : ERRS
12. Beams : RAYS
15. Euripides tragedy : MEDEA
19. Rajah's wife : RANI
21. In an esthetic way : ARTISTICALLY
27. Visibly embarrassed : RED
28. Italian poet: 1544-95 : TASSO
29. Lords et al., in Brit. : MPS
30. Volcanic activity : ERUCTATION
31. Lowest high tide : NEAP
32. Swiss archer : TELL
33. Army chow : MESS
34. Tennis V.I.P. : ASHE
38. Sprite : ELF
40. Rocky peak : TOR
44. Moorish drums : ATABALS
47. Isinglass : MICA
48. Ward off : PARRY
49. Snuggle : NESTLE
52. Reminders of sorts : MEMOS
53. Grimm monster : OGRE
54. Wright lead-in : WAIN
55. In person : LIVE
57. First place : EDEN
59. Sandy tract : DENE
61. Take it on the ___ : LAM
62. U.N. labor org. : ILO

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