New York Times, Wednesday, August 24, 1988

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Pitches a complete game : LASTS
6. Mel and Ed of baseball : OTTS
10. Ennis or Crandall of baseball : DEL
13. Bone: Comb. form : OSTEO
14. Kind of ticket : MEAL
15. Senator from Kan. : DOLE
16. Met slugger : STRAWBERRY
18. Calif. inst. : UCLA
19. Pitchers' stats : ERAS
20. Consent : AGREE
21. "Holy smokes!" : EGAD
22. Teased the ump : RODE
23. Chinese pagoda : TAA
24. Town in Normandy : STLO
26. Omaha Beach craft : LST
28. List or record : CATALOG
31. Bat material : ASH
34. "Luck and Pluck" author : ALGER
36. Ancient Asians : MEDES
38. Mets' first manager : STENGEL
40. Obvious : EVIDENT
42. Cole Porter song: 1929 : PAREE
43. Dye used in cosmetics : EOSIN
45. Napoleon's marshal : NEY
46. Grinds one's teeth : GNASHES
48. Conceit : EGO
50. Prado offering : ARTE
51. All major leaguers : MEN
53. Manny ___, former Dodger : MOTA
57. "Comus" composer : ARNE
59. Embellish : ADORN
61. Pernicious : EVIL
62. Little leaguers : LADS
63. Another Met pitcher : RONDARLING
65. Regimen : DIET
66. An Icelandic literary work : EDDA
67. Former coin of Hungary : PENGO
68. Trimming tool : ADZ
69. Singer Diana : ROSS
70. Pittsburgh product : STEEL
1. Defeated pitcher : LOSER
2. Nolan Ryan is one : ASTRO
3. Fine fiddle : STRAD
4. Raise a nap : TEASEL
5. Plant seeds : SOW
6. Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
7. Patio of sorts : TERRACE
8. Weight allowance : TARE
9. Foxiest : SLYEST
10. Met pitcher : DOCGOODEN
11. Cinders of comics : ELLA
12. Be in first place : LEAD
15. Aped Burr and Hamilton : DUELLED
17. Waterloo event : BATTLE
25. Action by Petruchio : TAMING
27. Most judicious : SAGEST
29. War god : ARES
30. Tenace of World Series fame : GENE
31. Cleo's killer : ASP
32. All-male party : STAG
33. Another Met slugger : HERNANDEZ
35. Kind of club : GLEE
37. Piggery : STY
39. Closest : NEAREST
41. Type of bread : VIENNA
44. Singers Donny and Marie : OSMONDS
47. Judge, at times : HEARER
49. Fluffy fare : OMELET
52. Namesakes of a Wagnerian goddess : ERDAS
54. Sheeplike : OVINE
55. Touch of color : TINGE
56. Computer language or star in Perseus : ALGOL
57. "M*A*S*H" actor : ALDA
58. Foray : RAID
60. Dummkopf : DODO
64. Speed abbr. : RPS

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