New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1990

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Dinghy and dory : BOATS
6. Bridge : SPAN
10. Earl Grey, e.g. : TEA
13. Passage to a culvert : INLET
14. A Gardner : ERLE
15. Influence: Colloq. : PULL
16. Follows orders blindly : GOOSESTEPS
18. Therefore : ERGO
19. Kind of rocket : RETRO
20. Mil. vessel : LST
21. Related : AKIN
22. Cinders of comics : ELLA
24. Play part : SCENE
25. Snakes : ASPS
29. Degenerate : ATROPHY
32. Scottish landowner : LAIRD
34. Source of annoyance : PEEVE
35. Child's game : TAG
38. Cats and goats : ANGORAS
40. Large boiler : CALDRON
42. Comprehend : SEE
43. Tickle : AMUSE
45. Mrs. Helmsley : LEONA
46. Anti : OPPOSED
48. Dilemma : STEW
49. "Paddle your own ___" : CANOE
51. Shanks' mare : LEGS
54. Arthur of tennis : ASHE
55. Soft drink : ADE
57. Stan's pal : OLLIE
61. Pulled the trigger : SHOT
62. Gym-shower items : DUCKBOARDS
65. Slippery ones : EELS
66. Comic Johnson : ARTE
67. Slow one : SNAIL
68. Opp. of NNW : SSE
69. Like winter cheeks : ROSY
70. Kind of pudding : HASTY
1. Large : BIG
2. ___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
3. Lily plant : ALOE
4. Examination : TEST
5. Metric measure : STERE
6. Coterie : SET
7. Church dignitary : PRELATE
8. Yodel site : ALPS
9. Robin's retreat : NEST
10. Popular dance of yore : TURKEYTROT
11. ___ marbles : ELGIN
12. Unaccompanied : ALONE
15. Georgian belle? : PEACH
17. Old ___ (the sun) : SOL
23. ___ linguae (slip of the tongue) : LAPSUS
24. Participate in a certain bee : SPELL
25. Wellaway! : ALAS
26. Showing sound judgment : SANE
27. Categorize : PIGEONHOLE
28. Smash sign : SRO
30. Go back : RECEDE
31. Eggs, to Cato : OVA
33. Fold : DRAPE
36. Top-notch : AONE
37. Corrode : GNAW
39. I love: Lat. : AMO
41. ___ Moines : DES
44. Chooses : SELECTS
47. Shelley and Keats : POETS
49. Jobs for Perry Mason : CASES
50. Vestiges : ASHES
52. Sailor : GOB
53. Wade through water : SLOSH
55. Jewish month : ADAR
56. Spanish coin : DURO
58. Turner or Cantrell : LANA
59. Retirees' nest eggs: Abbr. : IRAS
60. Redact : EDIT
63. "The Star-Spangled Banner" composer : KEY
64. Foxy : SLY

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