New York Times, Monday, August 29, 1988

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.64, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Demolished : KAPUT
6. "Git ___ fustest with the mostest" : THAR
10. Mud puddle : SLOP
14. "Abie's ___ Rose" : IRISH
15. Davenport milieu : IOWA
16. Cordage fiber : PITA
17. Gulf of ___, off New Guinea : PAPUA
18. Historic times : ERAS
19. Army outfit : UNIT
20. Warm-weather attire : BERMUDASHORTS
23. Kind of pal : PEN
24. Haw's partner : HEM
25. Cluck of disapproval : TCH
28. Exchange informally : SWAP
31. Stormed : RAGED
35. Math problem : AREA
37. Give forth : EMIT
39. Hot spot : HADES
41. Dangerous section on the Atlantic : BERMUDATRIANGLE
44. React to a June moon : SPOON
45. Sixty minutes : HOUR
46. Equipment : GEAR
47. Theme : ESSAY
49. Peter Jennings's field : NEWS
51. Color : DYE
52. Anonymous Richard : ROE
54. Under the weather : ILL
56. Island export : BERMUDAONIONS
63. Presage : BODE
64. Join the chorus : SING
65. Loses heat : COOLS
67. Forearm bone : ULNA
68. Ending for Jean or Nan : ETTE
69. Poly attachment : ESTER
70. Betelgeuse or Streisand : STAR
71. Essential being : ESSE
72. Accomplishments : DEEDS
1. Gymnastic feat : KIP
2. Yemeni or Omani : ARAB
3. Tobacco holder : PIPE
4. Seize illegally : USURP
5. London's river : THAMES
6. United : TIED
7. Rumanian dance : HORA
8. Wave-tossed : AWASH
9. Serving of bacon : RASHER
10. Urge : SPUR
11. Dryer clogger : LINT
12. Elevator name : OTIS
13. Dab : PAT
21. Single : UNWED
22. Gate City of the West : OMAHA
25. Keep ___ on (observe) : TABS
26. Crinkly fabric : CREPE
27. Edible submarines : HEROS
29. Chinese nursemaid : AMAH
30. Mountaineer's spike : PITON
32. Kind of plank or way : GANG
33. Rimmed : EDGED
34. Stall : DELAY
36. Biblical prophet : AMOS
38. Faithful or factual : TRUE
40. Dried up : SERE
42. Deprive of weapons : UNARM
43. Hale of golf fame : IRWIN
48. "Oh, say can ___ . . . " : YOUSEE
50. Cut thin : SLICED
53. Redacts : EDITS
55. At liberty : LOOSE
56. Secure : BOLT
57. Ferber or Millay : EDNA
58. Kind of admiral : REAR
59. Picnic pests : ANTS
60. Curved molding : OGEE
61. Do, e.g. : NOTE
62. Snow vehicle : SLED
63. Inge's "___ Stop" : BUS
66. Former jrs. : SRS

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