New York Times, Wednesday, January 18, 1989

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Cooking direction : SCALD
6. Lugosi or Bartók : BELA
10. Londoner's umbrella : GAMP
14. Pet name : SUGAR
15. Short story about Sadie Thompson : RAIN
16. River to the Caspian : URAL
17. Crossbeam : TRAVE
18. Vicinity : AREA
19. Penetrating preposition : INTO
20. Weapons in fisticuffs : BRASSKNUCKLES
23. Litigate : SUE
24. Kind of meal : OAT
25. Of an ancient Arabian kingdom : SABEAN
29. Forwarded : SENT
31. Tokyo's former name : EDO
34. Antiquer's activity : AGING
35. "It's ___ world": Dickens : AMAD
36. Tito was one : SLAV
37. Antitakeover protection for executives : GOLDENPARACHUTE
40. Woody Guthrie's son : ARLO
41. Medium for Monet : OILS
42. Poet Wystan Hugh ___ : AUDEN
43. Utter : SAY
44. Flying pest : GNAT
45. Does some tailoring : ALTERS
46. Aurora, to the Greeks : EOS
47. Tool for making holes : AWL
48. Like Bryan? : SILVERTONGUED
55. Hourglass filler : SAND
56. Cheap; miserly : NEAR
57. Writer Cobb : IRVIN
59. A third of thrice : ONCE
60. Season : SALT
61. Pee Wee of baseball : REESE
62. Expensive : DEAR
63. Cinders of comics : ELLA
64. Knight's weapon : LANCE
1. Fast plane : SST
2. Hold back : CURB
3. Culture medium : AGAR
4. Volcanic material : LAVA
5. Horse trainer's method : DRESSAGE
6. Stopper of sorts : BRAKE
7. Merit : EARN
8. Kind of tenant? : LIEU
9. Copper city or S.A. boa : ANACONDA
10. Certain complex : GUILT
11. "Comus" composer : ARNE
12. Wrestlers' pads : MATS
13. Arafat's gp. : PLO
21. Heavenly heater : SUN
22. Krazy one in comics : KAT
25. Adventure tales : SAGAS
26. Marketplace : AGORA
27. Melville's ___ Budd : BILLY
28. Within: Comb. form : ENDO
29. Blue pigment : SMALT
30. Corn units : EARS
31. Give the slip to : ELUDE
32. Library gadget : DATER
33. Some are Dutch : OVENS
35. Samoan port : APIA
36. Close : SHUT
38. Stuff's partner : NONSENSE
39. Strumpet with a phone : CALLGIRL
44. N.Y.'s Cuomo : GOV
45. Wheat bristle : AWN
46. Church bigwig : ELDER
47. Main artery : AORTA
48. Sensible : SANE
49. Peruvian native of yore : INCA
50. Kind of estate : REAL
51. Like Bol of basketball : TALL
52. Plastics ingredient : UREA
53. Fifty-fifty : EVEN
54. Platter : DISC
55. Turf : SOD
58. Society-page word : NEE

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