New York Times, Monday, August 2, 1993

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Plaster of ___ : PARIS
6. Stiffly neat : PRIM
10. Role : PART
14. Zinc ___ : OXIDE
15. Hebrides isle : IONA
16. On the briny : ASEA
17. Blind purchase : PIGINAPOKE
19. Row : TIER
20. Curve to test a driver's nerve : ESS
21. Satisfies : SUITS
22. Top officers : BRASS
23. Nugatory : PETTY
24. Exact copy : CLONE
25. Rio Grande city : LAREDO
28. Old cap made of net : CAUL
29. Milky gem : OPAL
30. Lupine biped? : MASHER
33. Ripen : AGE
36. Baron Verulam : SIRFRANCISBACON
39. Suffix with ethyl : ENE
40. Region surrounding Athens : ATTICA
41. Major role : LEAD
42. Samoan seaport : APIA
43. Friars' frivolities? : ROASTS
45. Savory jelly : ASPIC
47. Ratite birds : EMEUS
49. Quoted : CITED
50. Mardi Gras feature : FLOAT
51. Chit : IOU
54. First of all of us : ADAM
55. Breakfast combo : HAMANDEGGS
57. Bare : MERE
58. Algerian seaport : ORAN
59. They might have feet of clay : IDOLS
60. Paradise : EDEN
61. Writes : PENS
62. He's too fond : DOTER
1. Adrian or Pius : POPE
2. W.W. II losers : AXIS
3. Outfits : RIGS
4. Amin : IDI
5. Felt : SENSED
6. Small songbird : PIPIT
7. Anglo-Indian bread : ROOTY
8. Signs : INKS
9. West or Murray : MAE
10. Kind of wagon : PATROL
11. Native of Tibet, e.g. : ASIAN
12. Pee Wee of baseball : REESE
13. Sailors : TARS
18. Type of firearm : AUTOMATIC
22. Laudatory ad : BLURB
23. Riches : PELF
24. Relating to Julius or Augustus : CAESAREAN
25. Be an also-ran : LOSE
26. Neat as ___ : APIN
27. Highly unusual : RARE
28. Stylish : CHIC
31. Square column : ANTA
32. Phys. or chem. : SCI
33. Top pilots : ACES
34. Fall guy : GOAT
35. Pass receivers : ENDS
37. Speedy : RAPID
38. Oh, woe! : ALAS
42. Tarzan imitators? : APEMEN
44. Performed in excess : OUTDID
45. Gave succor : AIDED
46. Gaze fixedly : STARE
47. Mischa, the violinist : ELMAN
48. Suffers audibly : MOANS
49. "___ the dawn" : CAME
50. Bus fee : FARE
51. "___ Rhythm" : IGOT
52. Leer's cousin : OGLE
53. Former world pwr. : USSR
55. Bell follower : HOP
56. Tokyo of yore : EDO

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