New York Times, Monday, December 4, 1989

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1989, The New York Times
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1. Root or Yale : ELIHU
6. Platter : DISC
10. Shoe cover : SPAT
14. Gannet : SOLAN
15. "Do ___ others . . . " : UNTO
16. Actress Petrova : OLGA
17. Caution! : EASYDOESIT
19. Trepidation : FEAR
20. Renegade : DESERTER
21. Commence : START
22. Take ten : REST
23. The gift of ___ : GAB
24. Papas' partners : MAMAS
27. Dialects : ARGOTS
30. Scandinavian sea-god : AEGIR
31. Suffix with Burns : IANA
33. Sr. citizens' nest eggs : IRAS
35. State of being not allowable : INADMISSIBILITY
38. Give temporarily : LEND
39. Barker at a circus : SEAL
40. Tibetan neighbor : NEPAL
41. Exotic biblical dancer : SALOME
43. Expand : WIDEN
44. Koch and McMahon : EDS
45. Give forth : EMIT
47. Frighten : SCARE
50. Acted as chairman : PRESIDED
54. Birthplace of seven U.S. Presidents : OHIO
55. Like a laborer's money : HARDEARNED
57. Mother of Helen of Troy : LEDA
58. Plant used in lotions : ALOE
59. French critic-historian: 1828-93 : TAINE
60. Was in debt : OWED
61. Antitoxins : SERA
62. German seaport : EMDEN
1. Suffix with journal : ESE
2. Burden : LOAD
3. Pianist von Alpenheim : ILSE
4. Attorney Arthur Garfield ___ : HAYS
5. Like a softball pitch : UNDERARM
6. Twosomes : DUETS
7. Gore in a garment : INSET
8. Agitate : STIR
9. Barracks bed : COT
10. Like some eggs : SOFTBOILED
11. Legal item : PLEA
12. Seaweed product : AGAR
13. Baker's product : TART
18. Gold holders : ORES
21. Droop : SAG
23. Snatch : GRAB
24. First king of Egypt : MENES
25. Guam's capital : AGANA
26. Standing between extremes : MIDDLEROAD
27. Deep blue : ANIL
28. Worthless item : TRIPE
29. Beelzebub : SATAN
30. Suffer : AIL
31. Words of comprehension : ISEE
32. ___ matter of fact : ASA
34. Scansion unit: Abbr. : SYL
36. Tenets : ISMS
37. Begin : INITIATE
42. Sappho creation : ODE
43. Sagacious : WISE
45. Miscue : ERROR
46. Jason's wife : MEDEA
47. Unaccompanied : SOLO
48. Masticate : CHEW
49. Assistant : AIDE
50. Wan : PALE
51. Small amount : DRAM
52. Arthurian lady : ENID
53. Sand hill : DENE
55. Owns : HAS
56. Retreat : DEN

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