New York Times, Monday, January 8, 1990

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
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1. Actress Prentiss : PAULA
6. Hemingway's sobriquet : PAPA
10. G-men : FEDS
14. Hair styles : AFROS
15. Novelist Kingsley ___ : AMIS
16. Soviet stream : URAL
17. Sitcom add-on : LAUGHTRACK
19. Supreme Court number : NINE
20. Gaelic : ERSE
21. Speed : HASTE
22. Want : NEED
23. Things with springs : BEDS
24. Route : WAY
26. Enchantress : CIRCE
30. Slippery one : EEL
32. Metal beam : IBAR
35. Negatively charged atoms : ANIONS
37. Ambassador or envoy : DIPLOMAT
40. Letters to stars : FANMAIL
42. 'Twixt 12 and 20 : TEENAGE
43. Surrounded : ENGIRDED
45. Surpassing: Comb. form : PRETER
46. Suffix with inchoative verbs : ESCE
47. Period : ERA
49. Willow : OSIER
50. Soviet div. : SSR
52. Press : IRON
54. Tear : RENT
57. Golfer Palmer : ARNIE
59. In the center : AMID
63. Jewish month : ADAR
64. Card-game phrase : JOKERSWILD
66. "La Bohème" heroine : MIMI
67. First victim : ABEL
68. Dance of Bohemian origin : POLKA
69. Kind of mother or son : STEP
70. Word on a towel : HERS
71. Appease : ALLAY
1. Wan : PALE
2. Way off : AFAR
3. Wild ox : URUS
4. Theater section : LOGE
5. Wood for skis : ASH
6. "I Love a ___," 1931 song : PARADE
7. Gathered : AMASSED
8. Early inhabitant of Britain : PICT
9. Awry : ASKEW
10. These often get tickled : FUNNYBONES
11. City in the Keystone State : ERIE
12. Hamlet, e.g. : DANE
13. Snow vehicle : SLED
18. "___ Best of Carson" : THE
23. Former name of Varanasi, India : BENARES
25. Wing part : AILERON
26. Bistro : CAFE
27. Silly : INANE
28. Collar woes? : RINGS
29. "Peanuts," e.g. : COMICSTRIP
31. Kindled : LIT
33. Strad competitor : AMATI
34. E. Indian cereal grass : RAGEE
36. Caesar from Yonkers : SID
38. Vim : PEP
39. Haw. before 1959 : TERR
41. Novelist Harper ___ : LEE
44. A.A. candidate : DRINKER
48. Gazelles of Arabia : ARIELS
51. Rani's spouse : RAJAH
53. Finished, to Keats : OER
54. Bellwethers : RAMS
55. Redact : EDIT
56. Appoint : NAME
58. Gown : ROBE
59. G.I. truant : AWOL
60. Factory : MILL
61. Actress-writer Chase : ILKA
62. June 6, 1944 : DDAY
65. Baden-Baden is one : SPA

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