New York Times, Monday, March 19, 1990

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 50, Avg Word Len: 4.73, Missing: { F J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 251 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 51, Cheaters: 18, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Wind's companion? : GONE
5. Trousers' occupants? : ANTS
9. Kind of window : BAY
12. Peak : APEX
13. Frighten : ALARM
14. Wile : RUSE
15. Inferior; amateurish : BUSHLEAGUE
17. Health agcy : OSHA
18. Kind of case : STAIR
19. Realistic : EARTHY
21. Meadows, to Milton : LEAS
23. Ape lions : ROAR
24. Garden State capital : TRENTON
27. Beelzebub : SATAN
29. Farm animal : EWE
30. Herr, in Madrid : SENOR
32. Twilled cotton : DENIM
34. Inlet : RIA
35. Fathered : SIRED
37. Wildebeest : GNU
38. Aconcagua's location : ANDES
41. Sable and Breton : CAPES
43. Corrode : EAT
44. Irish patriot : EMMET
46. ___ Ferry, W.Va. resort : HARPERS
48. Once-around-Sol period : YEAR
49. Sailor's tale : YARN
50. Muslim scholarly groups : ULEMAS
52. Approaches : NEARS
55. Agitate : STIR
56. C.I.A. director: 1976-77 : GEORGEBUSH
60. Lights-out signal at camp : TAPS
61. Good-night girl : IRENE
62. Apollo's mother : LETO
63. Gasps of pleasure : AHS
64. Arabian gazelle : CORA
65. Latin existence : ESSE
1. Shoot the breeze : GAB
2. Major work : OPUS
3. Cozy place : NEST
4. Breathe out : EXHALE
5. Pie ___ mode : ALA
6. Mimic Xanthippe : NAG
7. Faithful : TRUE
8. Daubs : SMEARS
9. Woodsman : BUSHRANGER
10. Wan : ASHY
11. Favorable vote : YEA
13. Adds oxygen : AERATES
14. Revolve : ROTATE
16. Mortgages : LIENS
20. Burma ___ : ROAD
22. Kind of boom : SONIC
24. Strong thread : TWINE
25. Command at a 1988 convention : READMYLIPS
26. Maugham's "___ Nesbit" : NORAH
28. Foch and Simone : NINAS
29. Period : ERA
31. What avengers do : REPAY
33. Wife of Amen-Ra : MUT
36. Throw into disorder : DERANGE
39. Eastern V.I.P.'s : EMEERS
40. This may be sewn fine : SEAM
42. Frolic : SPREE
45. Truly sad : TRAGIC
47. Permit : ENABLE
50. Salt Lake's state : UTAH
51. An antitoxin: Comb. form : SERO
53. Regrets : RUES
54. Speedy planes : SSTS
55. Penn, e.g. : STA
57. Above, to Key : OER
58. Ribose acid, for short : RNA
59. Work the garden : HOE

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