New York Times, Monday, August 1, 1988

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, 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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1. Broom made of twigs : BESOM
6. His Rose was Irish : ABIE
10. F.D.R. dog : FALA
14. "___ vincit amor" : OMNIA
15. Hoyden : MINX
16. Operatic prince : IGOR
17. Army weapon : FIELDPIECE
19. Gaelic : ERSE
20. Certain painting : FRESCO
21. Squealer : RAT
22. Dregs : LEES
23. Charity : ALMS
25. Church V.I.P. : ELDER
27. Complete array : PANOPLY
31. "___ Here to Eternity" : FROM
32. Hearing: Comb. form : ACOU
33. Author Bombeck : ERMA
35. Hens' pens : COOPS
39. Without delay : INSTANTANEOUSLY
42. Shortens sail : REEFS
43. Oodles : LOTS
44. Avoid : SHUN
45. Words of comprehension : ISEE
47. Assuage : APPEASE
49. Bikini description : TEENY
51. Amazon dolphin : INIA
52. Telephone man : BELL
53. Corn unit : EAR
55. High regard : ESTEEM
60. Wall Street ploy : RAID
61. Farm workers : FIELDHANDS
63. Town near Padua : ESTE
64. Vase, in Vichy : URNE
65. Golfer Palmer : ARNIE
66. Source of venison : DEER
67. Caustics : LYES
68. Propound : STATE
1. Belly laugh : BOFF
2. Eastern V.I.P. : EMIR
3. Dirk of yore : SNEE
4. Lubricates : OILS
5. Impulsive : MADCAP
6. "___ Blue?" : AMI
7. Catafalques' cousins : BIERS
8. S.A. Indian of old : INCA
9. Cathedral city : EXETER
10. Country rodent : FIELDMOUSE
11. Consent : AGREE
12. Defeated one : LOSER
13. War god : ARES
18. Hayfever cause : POLLEN
24. Aromatic plant : MYRTLE
26. Pixilated : LOCO
27. Duo : PAIR
28. Skin woe : ACNE
29. Kind of job : NOSE
30. DiMaggio was one : OUTFIELDER
31. Card game : FANTAN
34. Erstwhile Asiatic bigwig : MAO
36. Fed. health org. : OSHA
37. In addition to : PLUS
38. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
40. Org. : ASSN
41. Caught sight of : ESPIED
46. Remarkable sight : EYEFUL
48. Former Turkish titles : PASHAS
49. Taunt : TEASE
50. Ten-point type : ELITE
51. Good-night girl : IRENE
52. Raised : BRED
54. Breezy : AIRY
56. Bakery item : TART
57. Sicilian resort : ENNA
58. Redact : EDIT
59. An elec. engineer's degree : MSEE
62. A Brown of renown : LES

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