New York Times, Monday, August 31, 1987

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { B J K Q }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
1
A
2
C
3
T
4
O
5
R
6
A
7
T
8
E
9
L
10
E
11
A
12
N
13
M
A
R
I
O
14
F
L
A
G
15
A
X
L
E
16
P
R
E
S
S
17
U
R
I
N
G
18
S
P
I
N
19
S
T
E
E
R
A
G
E
20
T
R
E
E
21
D
E
N
N
Y
22
S
E
E
N
23
A
24
C
25
R
26
E
27
A
C
E
28
W
A
D
S
29
D
R
E
A
30
M
31
I
D
32
E
A
L
33
S
34
R
35
A
36
D
E
P
R
E
37
S
S
38
C
R
A
39
Z
I
E
R
40
S
E
R
41
A
M
I
42
S
H
43
D
A
V
I
T
44
E
45
T
T
U
46
T
O
47
P
48
G
E
N
E
49
O
S
I
S
50
R
U
L
E
51
D
52
D
U
S
T
53
A
D
E
N
O
54
I
55
D
56
S
57
O
N
I
T
58
P
R
E
S
S
P
A
R
T
59
Y
60
E
C
O
L
61
T
E
N
S
62
E
M
I
L
E
63
R
E
N
E
64
A
R
T
65
Y
A
P
O
N
© 1987, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Thespian : ACTOR
6. Gorged, perhaps : ATE
9. Incline : LEAN
13. Cuomo or Lanza : MARIO
14. Banner : FLAG
15. Auto part : AXLE
16. Lobbyist's activity : PRESSURING
18. Rotate : SPIN
19. Area on a liner : STEERAGE
20. Inspiration for Kilmer : TREE
21. Actor Reginald : DENNY
22. Observed : SEEN
23. Land measure : ACRE
27. Pitcher like Jack Morris : ACE
28. Small masses of wool : WADS
29. Kind of land or boat : DREAM
31. Lofty goal : IDEAL
33. Mrs., in Madrid : SRA
36. Push down : DEPRESS
38. Less rational : CRAZIER
40. Weight of India : SER
41. Mennonite group : AMISH
43. Ship's crane-like device : DAVIT
44. Brute preceders : ETTU
46. You, to Cole Porter : TOP
48. Unit of inheritance : GENE
49. Medical suffix : OSIS
50. Reigned : RULED
52. Kind of rag : DUST
53. These are behind your nose : ADENOIDS
57. Step ___ (accelerate) : ONIT
58. Promoter's ploy : PRESSPARTY
60. E.P.A. concern : ECOL
61. Ovid's X's : TENS
62. Rousseau novel : EMILE
63. Coty or Cassin : RENE
64. Tate display : ART
65. Tealike shrub : YAPON
1. Elec. unit : AMP
2. Sights outside motels : CARS
3. Allowance for waste : TRET
4. River to the Seine : OISE
5. Flushed : ROSED
6. Lined up : ALIGNED
7. Jurist Roger Brooke ___ : TANEY
8. Future chicken : EGG
9. Endured : LASTED
10. Indicative : EXPRESSIVE
11. Noncitizen : ALIEN
12. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
14. First emperor of Austria : FRANCISI
17. Compound used in making plastics : UREA
22. Side dish : SALAD
23. Appends : ADDS
24. Indian of Manitoba : CREE
25. Act of subduing : REPRESSION
26. Corn unit : EAR
28. Cold chaser : WAR
30. Butcher's stock : MEATS
32. Without auditory feedback : ECHOLESS
34. Check : REIN
35. Comic Johnson : ARTE
37. A Dallas inst. : SMU
39. Zig follower : ZAG
42. Romberg's prince : STUDENT
45. Jot : TITTLE
47. Writes : PENS
49. Pound part : OUNCE
50. More unusual : RARER
51. Snow White's favorite : DOPEY
52. Mr. Deeds? : DOER
54. Van Druten's "___ Camera" : IAMA
55. Leak : DRIP
56. Norman city : STLO
58. Org. for Mom and Pop : PTA
59. Urge : YEN

Found bugs or have suggestions?