New York Times, Monday, March 5, 1990

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Recedes : EBBS
5. New York and Boston : PORTS
10. Soothing substance : BALM
14. Depend (on) : RELY
15. In progress : AFOOT
16. Sheltered, as a sailor : ALEE
17. Bridge feat : SLAM
18. With nary a sou : STONEBROKE
20. Tail on many a list : ETC
21. Like some cars : USED
22. Halt : ARREST
23. Actress Black : KAREN
25. Barrie pirate : SMEE
26. Tried out : TESTED
28. Purified : CLEANSED
32. Like a flophouse : RATTY
33. Loan follower : SHARK
34. Uno, due, ___ : TRE
35. Contest, Greek style : AGON
36. Oceans and seas : DEEPS
37. Kind of camp : BOOT
38. Kingsley's "___ in White" : MEN
39. Toilers in Ivanhoe's day : SERFS
40. Tout le ___ (everybody) : MONDE
41. Land and buildings : PREMISES
43. Life work : CAREER
44. Pride of Pindar : ODES
45. Supreme Being of Islam : ALLAH
46. Stiff-drink follower : CHASER
49. Matinee ___ : IDOL
50. Christian or Caesarean : ERA
53. Storm pellets : HAILSTONES
55. Obstruction : SNAG
56. Assistant : AIDE
57. Run away to wed : ELOPE
58. Monster : OGRE
59. London trolley : TRAM
60. Depressions : DENTS
61. Garden interloper : WEED
1. Gaelic : ERSE
2. Strap : BELT
3. Legal authority: 1723-80 : BLACKSTONE
4. Prefix for metrical : SYM
5. Made no bid : PASSED
6. Frequently : OFTEN
7. Cross : ROOD
8. Heavy weight : TON
9. Certain ships : STEAMERS
10. Sterile : BARREN
11. Tub plant : ALOE
12. Albanian coins : LEKS
13. Convene : MEET
19. Period between sessions : BREAK
21. Nobelist in Chemistry: 1934 : UREY
24. Letter abbr. : ATTN
25. Cuffs : SLAPS
26. Hobo : TRAMP
27. Avid : EAGER
28. Kitchen mavens : CHEFS
29. Salisbury Plain monument : STONEHENGE
30. Wear away : ERODE
31. Hold back : DETER
33. Ancient Chinese : SERES
36. Like a ghost town : DESERTED
37. Cold Adriatic wind : BORA
39. Opponents : SIDES
40. Shopping center : MALL
42. Mussulman : MOSLEM
43. Shuts : CLOSES
45. Handy : ADEPT
46. Friendly talk : CHAT
47. Head covering : HAIR
48. Radamès's beloved : AIDA
49. Privy to : INON
51. Unusual : RARE
52. Describing nonagenarians : AGED
54. Bullring cry : OLE
55. Female pig : SOW

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