New York Times, Monday, August 30, 1993

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 45, Avg Word Len: 4.62, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Derides : MOCKS
6. Stuttgart sighs : ACHS
10. Some involve spelling : BEES
14. Serve the purpose : AVAIL
15. Jog : TROT
16. Abrade : RASP
17. Relax : TAKEITEASY
19. Nick and Nora's pet : ASTA
20. Crowbar or pry : LEVER
21. Diner man of TV : MEL
22. Urge for money? : YEN
23. Gather in : REAP
25. Dodges : EVADES
28. Sandy's comments : ARFS
32. Honest ___ : ABE
33. Lily of Utah : SEGO
34. Irish fuel : PEAT
35. Kennedy or Koppel : TED
36. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
38. Cover with a hard coating : ENCRUST
40. Bothers : MOLESTS
43. Shea section : TIER
44. Squeal : RAT
45. Light color : TINT
46. Italian or Spanish lake : LAGO
48. Savings-bk. entry : INT
49. Remain : STAY
50. Laces a drink : SPIKES
52. Strip : PEEL
54. In great demand : HOT
55. Michio ___, noted dancer : ITO
57. Police activities : RAIDS
61. Alack's partner : ALAS
63. A Chaplin two-reeler : EASYSTREET
66. Regard : RATE
67. Ceremonial act : RITE
68. "____ man with . . ." : IMETA
69. Nancy ___, young sleuth : DREW
70. Seattle ___ of racing fame : SLEW
71. It's the pits : NADIR
1. Locale for wrestlers : MAT
2. Famed office : OVAL
3. Babka, e.g. : CAKE
4. City on the Dnepr : KIEV
5. More cunning : SLIER
6. Had lunch : ATE
7. Squeezed : CRAMPED
8. Water conduit : HOSE
9. Fashions : STYLES
10. Bikini part : BRA
11. Words of caution : EASYDOESIT
12. Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
13. Bridges : SPANS
18. Wines and dines : TREATS
24. Encourage a felon : ABET
26. Kind of cutlet : VEAL
27. Lace ends : AGLETS
28. Mimic : APE
29. Tear : RENT
30. Make less difficult : FACILITATE
31. Run of luck : STREAK
37. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
39. Impulse : URGE
40. Lion's pride? : MANE
41. Aquatic mammals : OTTERS
42. Whence oinks come : STY
44. Fencer's thrust : RIPOSTE
47. Willows : OSIERS
50. Fragment : SHARD
51. Bear lead-in : POLAR
53. Famed quarter : LATIN
56. Wag source? : TAIL
58. La Douce : IRMA
59. Legal document : DEED
60. ___ I, father of Ramses II : SETI
62. Stitch : SEW
64. Coniferous tree : YEW
65. H.M.S. occupant : TAR

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