New York Times, Monday, March 20, 1989

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 46, Avg Word Len: 4.59, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 242 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Partner of polish : SPIT
5. Wedding locale : ALTAR
10. Wouk's "The Winds of ___" : WAR
13. Hebrides island : IONA
14. Cleanse : PURGE
15. Piercing preposition : THRU
16. Mystery-novel item : REDHERRING
18. Ceremony : RITE
19. Kind of pigeon : STOOL
20. Opp. of WSW : ENE
21. Summer in Savoie : ETE
22. Yale athlete : ELI
24. Third word of "Moby-Dick" : ISHMAEL
27. Sci. spot : LAB
30. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
32. "To ___ his own" : EACH
33. Sum total : ALL
34. Capek play about robots : RUR
35. Stockings : NYLONS
38. Precise : NEAT
40. Decorate : ADORN
42. Epochs : ERAS
43. Edict : DECREE
45. Bind : TIE
46. Take a chair : SIT
47. Baltic port : KIEL
48. Scullers' needs : OARS
50. They're high in Chi. : ELS
51. Adjective for a loner : ASOCIAL
53. Still and all : YET
55. Theol. degree : STD
56. Pistol : GUN
58. Animal resembling a swine : TAPIR
62. Part of an auto tire : SHOE
63. N.C. city : GREENSBORO
65. Writes : PENS
66. Gossip, Yiddish style : YENTA
67. Circuit : LOOP
68. Exist : ARE
69. Controversial Reagan appointee : MEESE
70. Sea bird : ERNE
1. Dear follower : SIRS
2. Keats or Yeats : POET
3. China predecessor : INDO
4. Nev. resort lake : TAHOE
5. Spring mo. : APR
6. Entice : LURE
7. TNT : TRINITROTOLUENE
8. Choreographer De Mille : AGNES
9. Col.'s command : REG
10. Yukon capital : WHITEHORSE
11. Soviet co-op : ARTEL
12. Regret : RUE
15. Molasses : TREACLE
17. Cinders of comics : ELLA
23. Sabra : ISRAELI
25. Fowl spot : HENNERY
26. Actress Britt : MAY
27. Disembark : LAND
28. Sheltered at sea : ALEE
29. Famed writer on English law : BLACKSTONE
31. South, to René : SUD
36. Brad or spad : NAIL
37. Fast planes : SSTS
39. Vacuum tubes : TRIODES
41. Inlet : RIA
44. Common Market initials : EEC
49. Hollywood structures : SETS
51. Eighth son of Jacob : ASHER
52. Consent : AGREE
54. Put off an agenda item : TABLE
57. Dividers at Wimbledon : NETS
59. Indigent : POOR
60. Do a laundry job : IRON
61. Lariat : ROPE
62. Bad Ems, e.g. : SPA
63. Where to find dumbbells : GYM
64. Scottie's dissent : NAE

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