New York Times, Monday, November 25, 1991

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Monotonous song : CHANT
6. Matured cygnet : SWAN
10. Slam ___, in basketball : DUNK
14. Goddesses of the seasons : HORAE
15. Shicoff's specialty : ARIA
16. On top : UPON
17. In a tough spot : OUTONALIMB
19. Calamitous : DIRE
20. Takes for granted : PRESUMES
21. Smell, e.g. : SENSE
22. Iterate : RESTATE
25. Aviv lead-in : TEL
26. Critical times : CRISES
30. Grime : SMUTCH
32. Chase game : HUNT
33. Hardens : INURES
35. Do a horticultural job : ENGRAFT
39. Echoes : REPEATS
41. His motto: "The puck stops here" : GOALIE
42. Seating area : TIER
43. Puccini products : OPERAS
45. Lago d'___, near Napoli : AVERNO
47. Pop : DAD
49. Rest : RESPITE
51. Eight singers : OCTET
53. Captivate : ENTRANCE
58. Grating : GRID
59. Stone broke : DOWNANDOUT
61. Jester : MIME
62. Busy as ___ : ABEE
63. Venerate : ADORE
64. Arabian gulf : ADEN
65. Offers : BIDS
66. Superior and Erie : LAKES
1. Kind of sticks : CHOP
2. Sixty minutes : HOUR
3. Comic Johnson : ARTE
4. Ancient Greek temple : NAOS
5. Teacher's job security : TENURE
6. Bargains : SALES
7. Hand holders : WRISTS
8. Objective : AIM
9. Arrest : NAB
10. Kind of ranch : DUDE
11. Not nearly settled : UPINTHEAIR
12. Vikings : NORSE
13. Genuflect : KNEEL
18. Iowa college town : AMES
21. Arrangement : SETUP
23. Eastern V.I.P. : AMIR
24. Broadway's Tommy : TUNE
26. Guevara of Cuba : CHE
27. Tolled : RUNG
28. Punctually : INGOODTIME
29. Sandal feature : STRAP
31. El Greco's birthplace : CRETE
34. British gun : STEN
36. Watchful : ALERT
37. Ardor : FIRE
38. Socials : TEAS
40. Smash sign : SRO
44. Gushed forth : SPEWED
45. "___ boy!" : ATTA
46. Of the spring : VERNAL
47. Prescribed doctrine : DOGMA
48. Bitter : ACRID
50. Michael ___, mystery writer : INNES
52. Paradise : EDEN
54. Egyptian skink : ADDA
55. Cranny's partner : NOOK
56. Preserve : CURE
57. Nice summers : ETES
59. Smear : DAB
60. Sash for Cio-Cio-San : OBI

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