New York Times, Monday, January 29, 1990

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { F J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 8, 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. Call off a rocket's flight : ABORT
6. End of a Springsteen title : USA
9. "Major ___," TV sitcom : DAD
12. Religion of some Iranians : BAHAI
13. City on seven hills : ROME
15. Wall: Sp. : MURO
16. Childhood problem : CHICKENPOX
18. "Yes ___": S. Davis Jr. book : ICAN
19. Subway rider's need : TOKEN
20. Pumpernickel : RYE
21. Related : AKIN
22. Fountain drink : SODA
24. Move around aimlessly : RAMBLE
26. Sacks : BAGS
30. It also rises : SUN
31. A combo : TRIO
32. Bellowing : AROAR
34. Slipper or lover : ROMEO
36. Mimic : APE
39. Loss of a word's ending : APOCOPE
41. Beau : ADMIRER
43. ___ Vegas : LAS
44. Trite : CORNY
46. "As You Like It" forest : ARDEN
47. Repeat : ECHO
49. Dawn goddess : EOS
51. Inquires : ASKS
52. He wrote "The Care of Time": 1981 : AMBLER
54. Small singing bird : WREN
56. Kind of tenant? : LIEU
57. W.W. II Greek undergrounders : EAM
59. Silk dye : EOSIN
63. Allowance for weight : TARE
64. Character in folklore and ballet : SWANMAIDEN
67. Yours and mine : OURS
68. "A ___clock scholar" : TENO
69. East German city : HALLE
70. Foxy : SLY
71. Summer time in N.Y. : DST
72. Food fish : SMELT
1. Network for Koppel : ABC
2. Thai coin : BAHT
3. Columbus milieu : OHIO
4. Pool-room item : RACK
5. Small ones: Var. : TIKES
6. Vase : URN
7. Renata Scotto is one : SOPRANO
8. Former name of Xiamen : AMOY
9. Shower-room items : DUCKBOARDS
10. Thin as ___ : ARAIL
11. Famed metaphysical poet : DONNE
14. Put forth energy : EXERTED
15. City for snowbirds : MIAMI
17. Biblical oldster : ENOS
23. Engraver Albrecht ___ : DURER
25. Scent : AROMA
26. Jezebel's deity : BAAL
27. Angel's instrument: It. : ARPA
28. Prickly shrub or its fruit : GOOSEBERRY
29. Part of the U.S.A.F. : SAC
33. Author Mazo de la ___ : ROCHE
35. John Lindsay, once : MAYOR
37. Sneak a look : PEEK
38. Sea birds : ERNS
40. Worst : POOREST
42. Retiree's nest egg : IRA
45. Paul and a cardinal : NEWMANS
48. Hints : CLUES
50. Appear : SEEM
52. Quartet members : ALTOS
53. Sound from Garfield : MIAUL
55. Namesakes of a son of Lamech : NOAHS
58. Filled with reverential fear : AWED
60. Where Anna Leonowens worked : SIAM
61. Unemployed : IDLE
62. Gwyn or Carter : NELL
65. "___ guilty!" : NOT
66. Tennis-court item : NET

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