New York Times, Tuesday, January 23, 1990

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 250 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 12, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Shopper's mecca : MALL
5. Wise ___ owl : ASAN
9. Young bull : CALF
13. Red as ___ : ABEET
15. Tony ___, memorable golfer : LEMA
16. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
17. His sentence is lengthy : LIFER
18. Broadway hit of yore, with "The" : FRONTPAGE
20. Tropical fish : TETRA
21. Puts in a container : ENCASES
22. Residue : ASH
23. Shows fear : CRINGES
26. "___ for Danny Fisher": Robbins : ASTONE
28. Andrea del ___ : SARTO
33. ___ avail : TONO
35. Loni's husband : BURT
37. Eastern biggies : EMIRS
38. Lasts : ENDURES
40. Asseverates : ALLEGES
42. Ebbets Field star : REESE
43. Brown, as raw silk : ECRU
45. Stadium in Queens : SHEA
46. Having form without reality : MODAL
47. Aboveboard : HONEST
49. Land holdings : ESTATES
52. Kind of mask or pipe : GAS
55. Oriental : EASTERN
58. Pat or tap : TOUCH
60. Behind the scenes : BACKSTAGE
62. Gladden : ELATE
63. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
64. Joined : TIED
65. Fathered : SIRED
66. Kind of club : GLEE
67. Rival of Henry Ford : OLDS
68. Tout's concern : ODDS
1. Knights of ___ : MALTA
2. "___ Irish Rose" : ABIES
3. Sinistral : LEFTHANDED
4. Ogle's cousin : LEER
5. Landon : ALF
6. More tranquil : SERENER
7. Surrounded by : AMONG
8. John ___ Garner, former V.P. : NANCE
9. Tams : CAPS
10. Amor's wings : ALAE
11. Diamond that was rough : LEGS
12. Charge : FEE
14. Region : TRACT
19. Pendent ornament : TASSEL
24. Garb for an investiture : ROBE
25. Occupied : INUSE
27. March king : SOUSA
29. "Better a ___ of pottage . . . " : AMESS
30. College lineman : RIGHTGUARD
31. Sweet bay, e.g. : TREE
32. Greek mountain : OSSA
33. Six years in the Senate : TERM
34. ___ -cat (sandlot game) : ONEO
36. Fortuneteller's card : TAROT
39. Finds new tenants : RELETS
41. Crescent-shaped figure : LUNE
44. Altered : CHANGED
48. Kefauver : ESTES
50. Fracas : SETTO
51. Oregon or Santa Fe : TRAIL
53. Performed : ACTED
54. Gets rid of : SHEDS
55. A peer : EARL
56. Teen woe : ACNE
57. ___-Ball (amusement-park game) : SKEE
59. Mélange : OLIO
60. What mendicants do : BEG
61. McMahon and Sullivan : EDS

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