New York Times, Monday, November 20, 1989

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.76, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Huck Finn's vessel : RAFT
5. Highlander : GAEL
9. Hall of ___ : FAME
13. Land measures : ACRES
15. Taj Mahal site : AGRA
16. Tub plant : ALOE
17. Eerie tale : GHOSTSTORY
19. Cubicle : CELL
20. Parts of sonnets : SESTETS
21. Hammed it up : EMOTED
23. Kind of case or well : STAIR
24. Pat : DAB
25. Shade of green : NILE
28. Settled in snugly : NESTED
33. Peak : ACME
37. Broadway musical : CATS
39. Siberian antelope : SAIGA
40. Soothsayer consulted by Saul : THEWITCHOFENDOR
43. Striped : LINED
44. Scream : YELL
45. Kind of job : DESK
46. Hardens : INURES
48. Caldwell's "Tobacco ___" : ROAD
50. Pie ___ mode : ALA
52. Parts of suits : VESTS
56. Lord and Lady : TITLES
59. Rules : GOVERNS
61. Staple in China : RICE
62. Specter; phantom : APPARITION
64. Shipment to Pittsburgh : IRON
65. Meat course : VEAL
66. Filthy ___ : LUCRE
67. Hang fire : PEND
68. Lake in Ireland : ERNE
69. Jazzman Fountain : PETE
1. Joshes : RAGS
2. Suffers : ACHES
3. He wrote "North of Boston" : FROST
4. Seed cover : TESTA
5. Roscoes : GATS
6. In the past : AGO
7. Miscalculated : ERRED
8. Parishioner, to a pastor : LAYMAN
9. Truth : FACT
10. To the sheltered side : ALEE
11. Bombe holder : MOLD
12. Slippery one : EEL
14. Rathskeller mug : STEIN
18. Like a martinet : STRICT
22. Overweight : OBESE
26. Gossamer : LACY
27. The clear sky : ETHER
29. Hourglass material : SAND
30. Neap, e.g. : TIDE
31. Selves : EGOS
32. Like one side of Luna : DARK
33. Hun king : ATLI
34. Do a gym exercise : CHIN
35. Bill of fare : MENU
36. Pitcher : EWER
38. Unaccompanied : SOLO
41. Perfect : IDEAL
42. Taste : FLAVOR
47. Divide silk into filaments : SLEAVE
49. Beelzebub : DEVIL
51. Old coin of Turkey : ASPER
53. Arrangement : SETUP
54. Twinkling : TRICE
55. Paddock sound : SNORT
56. Weary : TIRE
57. Sacred picture : ICON
58. Care for : TEND
59. Strong wind : GALE
60. Dirk of yore : SNEE
61. Tear : RIP
63. Knock : PAN

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