New York Times, Tuesday, December 19, 1989

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 44, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1989, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Holbrook or Linden : HAL
4. Horner's reward : PLUM
8. Whimper : PULE
12. Soft drinks : ADES
14. Hayworth or Moreno : RITA
15. Strayed : ERRED
16. Split : RIFT
17. Obese : OVERWEIGHT
19. Theme : MOTIF
21. More tranquil : CALMER
22. Seashore sales : SHELLS
25. Standout : ONER
26. Orientals, e.g. : ASIANS
28. Worships : ADORES
32. Press for payment : DUN
34. Chew the scenery : EMOTE
36. Farm building : SILO
37. Needy : UNDERPRIVILEGED
41. Lyric poems : ODES
42. Threefold : TRINE
43. Men and boys : HES
44. Sally forth : SORTIE
47. Scenarist's product : SCRIPT
49. Glacial ridges : OSAR
51. Russian rustic cart : TELEGA
53. Rigidly exact : SEVERE
55. Antilles island : ARUBA
57. Comprehend : UNDERSTAND
61. Brother of Faisal : SAUD
62. Chaplain : PADRE
63. ___ squad : RIOT
64. Gaelic : ERSE
65. Baden-Baden and Ems : SPAS
66. Track figures : ODDS
67. Lair : DEN
1. Damage : HARM
2. Adieu, in Madrid : ADIOS
3. Southpaw : LEFTHANDER
4. Golf-club V.I.P. : PRO
5. Actress Ullmann : LIV
6. Navajo's foe : UTE
7. Traveler Polo : MARCO
8. Kind of path : PRIMROSE
9. Prod : URGE
10. Comic Lou : LEHR
11. N.Y. summer time : EDT
13. Pig pads : STIES
15. Hunted lampreys : EELED
18. Historic frontier post in Pakistan : WANA
20. Advertising throwaway : FLIER
23. Aladdin's was magic : LAMP
24. Stable sound : SNORT
27. Agitates : STIRS
29. College linesman : RIGHTGUARD
30. Gen. Robt. ___ : ELEE
31. Upgrades the lawn : SODS
32. Twosomes : DUOS
33. Tear down : UNDO
35. Oust : EVICT
38. Legal necessaries : ESTOVERS
39. Concerning : INRE
40. Bulwer-Lytton novel : LEILA
45. Rhone feeder : ISERE
46. Corn units : EARS
48. Dark grayish blue : PERSE
50. Kind of rocket : RETRO
52. Manhandle : ABUSE
53. Lead-pipe cinch : SNAP
54. Icelandic work : EDDA
56. Arabia's Gulf of ___ : ADEN
57. Periods of prosperity : UPS
58. Assist : AID
59. Acknowledge silently : NOD
60. Skid-row affliction : DTS

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