New York Times, Tuesday, November 28, 1989

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.77, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
1
O
2
R
3
A
4
L
5
S
6
T
7
E
8
M
9
F
10
L
11
A
12
B
A
L
E
13
S
14
A
R
L
O
15
S
O
A
P
16
O
N
E
A
T
17
A
T
I
M
E
18
P
U
R
E
19
E
T
C
20
E
V
E
N
S
21
N
E
R
D
S
22
B
R
I
S
K
23
P
I
N
T
24
A
25
T
26
T
E
N
D
27
E
28
L
E
C
T
O
29
R
30
S
31
S
E
W
N
32
E
T
A
P
E
33
F
O
E
34
T
R
O
T
35
T
36
E
D
37
W
O
R
38
N
O
U
T
39
A
S
I
40
I
C
I
41
A
N
42
O
U
S
T
43
R
E
F
44
L
E
C
T
S
45
S
46
T
E
R
E
O
47
B
A
R
E
48
T
49
E
A
R
S
50
A
51
B
Y
S
S
52
C
O
R
G
I
53
M
54
B
55
A
56
L
O
S
E
57
T
H
R
E
E
B
58
E
A
R
S
59
O
N
E
R
60
L
A
I
C
61
E
G
R
E
T
62
T
E
A
63
C
R
A
T
64
O
K
R
A
© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Kind of exam : ORAL
5. Part of a pipe : STEM
9. An Ala. neighbor : FLA
12. Bundles of cotton : BALES
14. A Guthrie : ARLO
15. Suds maker : SOAP
16. Singly : ONEATATIME
18. Unadulterated : PURE
19. And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
20. Ties : EVENS
21. Kin of wimps : NERDS
22. Lively : BRISK
23. Liquid measure : PINT
24. Come to the meeting : ATTEND
27. Certain college members : ELECTORS
31. Stitched : SEWN
32. Encampment : ETAPE
33. Hannibal, to Scipio : FOE
34. Jogged : TROTTED
37. Effete : WORNOUT
39. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
40. Suffix with tact : ICIAN
42. Eject : OUST
43. Considers : REFLECTS
45. Sound system : STEREO
47. Unclothed : BARE
48. L. W. Reese poem : TEARS
50. Chasm : ABYSS
52. Welsh ___ (breed of dogs) : CORGI
53. Bus. degree : MBA
56. Fail to conquer : LOSE
57. Fairy-tale trio : THREEBEARS
59. Nonpareil : ONER
60. Not of the clergy : LAIC
61. White heron : EGRET
62. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
63. Auto follower : CRAT
64. Gumbo ingredient : OKRA
1. Heckelphone : OBOE
2. Rave's partner : RANT
3. Actor Guinness : ALEC
4. Meadow : LEA
5. Cloys : SATES
6. Souvenir, often : TRINKET
7. Guernsey and Jersey : ELMS
8. A Stooge : MOE
9. Three fifty-six : FOURTOFOUR
10. Rendered fat : LARD
11. Mimics : APES
13. Rear : STERN
15. Used up : SPENT
17. Eager : AVID
21. More pleasant : NICER
22. Inclination : BENT
23. Cucumber : PEPO
24. "___ Is Born" : ASTAR
25. Succinct : TERSE
26. Phrase from "Paul Revere's Ride" : TWOIFBYSEA
28. Place to play croquet : LAWN
29. Waken : ROUSE
30. Fracas : SETTO
32. Redact : EDIT
35. Rows : TIERS
36. "___ homo!" : ECCE
38. Negatives : NOES
41. City in Ore. : ASTORIA
44. Surgeon's beam : LASER
45. Wise one : SAGE
46. One of 12 in ancient Israel : TRIBE
49. Upright : ERECT
50. "Little Things Mean ___" : ALOT
51. Study hard, with "up" : BONE
52. Scorch : CHAR
53. Con man's victim : MARK
54. ___ Rabbit : BRER
55. Movie dog : ASTA
57. Nursing, initially : TLC
58. Self : EGO

Found bugs or have suggestions?