New York Times, Friday, August 28, 1992

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 2
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
Across Down
1. "McElligot's ___ ": Dr. Seuss : POOL
5. Flows back : EBBS
9. Leave out : OMIT
13. Circa : ABOUT
15. Spill over : SLOP
16. Not any : NONE
17. Greetings to new parents : CONGRATULATIONS
20. A social : TEA
21. Improve : AMEND
22. Popular gift : ROSES
23. Weskit : VEST
24. Hermit : LONER
25. Sluggish : LEADEN
29. Kind of cross : TAU
30. Exert moral pressure : IMPEL
31. Cause for joy : FIRSTBORN
37. Lebanon's ___ Gemayel : AMIN
38. Sky sight : COMET
39. Netman Nastase : ILIE
40. With 55 Across, more greetings : MANYHAPPY
42. Sampler's "God ___ Our Home" : BLESS
43. Silly one : ASS
44. Sri Lankan exports : PEKOES
45. Sentient : AWARE
48. Redolence : ODOR
50. "Ghosts" is one : DRAMA
51. Open to view : OVERT
52. Osprey's cousin : ERN
55. See 40 Across : RETURNSOFTHEDAY
58. Change of five : ONES
59. Columbus's state : OHIO
60. Cut : SLICE
61. Peel : PARE
62. Slosh through water : WADE
63. Let it stand : STET
1. NATO, e.g. : PACT
2. Shawm's descendant : OBOE
3. Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
4. Haul : LUG
5. Noted author of children's books : ESTES
6. Dull : BLUNT
7. ___ Ruler, Secretariat's sire : BOLD
8. Ems or Baden-Baden : SPA
9. Tear-jerker : ONION
10. Beast in "Northern Exposure" : MOOSE
11. Kind of tube : INNER
12. Polanski film : TESS
14. Emulate Gulliver : TRAVEL
18. Last word : AMEN
19. Namaycush, e.g. : TROUT
24. Endure : LAST
25. Actor Neeson : LIAM
26. Soprano Trentini : EMMA
27. Hear ___ drop : APIN
28. Just say no : DENY
29. Die side : TREY
31. Skipjacks : FOPS
32. Limb of the Devil : IMP
33. Swindle : BILK
34. Oil, in Olot : OLEO
35. Stevens of Met fame : RISE
36. Stack role : NESS
38. Example : CASE
41. Ethiopian city : HARAR
42. Pullman pads : BERTHS
44. Larboard : PORT
45. Market Square, e.g. : ARENA
46. Pitcher's burden : WATER
47. Entertain : AMUSE
48. Egg-shaped : OVOID
49. Creator of Moll Flanders : DEFOE
50. Dew or lemon follower : DROP
51. Labor Dept. branch : OSHA
52. Splice some shots : EDIT
53. Iditarod, e.g. : RACE
54. Russian veto : NYET
56. President Ireland's gp. : NOW
57. Sights in the Bx. : ELS

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