New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1990

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 48, Avg Word Len: 4.54, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 59, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
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. Dash : ELAN
5. Autumn : FALL
9. Bit part : MAID
13. Indonesian island : BALI
14. His Rose was Irish : ABIE
15. Flinch : WINCE
16. Aspersions : BRICKBATS
18. Come in : ENTER
19. Filches : STEALS
20. Restrain : DETER
21. Buzzer : BEE
22. Emulated Mehta : LED
23. Sky sight : CLOUD
26. Heavy weight : TON
27. Not written : ORAL
31. " . . . ___ of hair": Kipling : AHANK
32. Conserve : SAVE
33. Coin of Italy or Turkey : LIRA
34. What those who go bonkers have : BATSINTHEBELFRY
37. City in Pa. : ERIE
38. Cupid : EROS
39. Marner or Lapham : SILAS
40. "___ Fence Me In" : DONT
41. Fib : LIE
42. Enjoys Vail: Var. : SKEES
43. Swiss sight : ALP
44. Gift at Honolulu's airport : LEI
45. Pert : SAUCY
48. Fleet of warships : ARMADA
52. Exploded : BURST
53. Vehicle for Bruce Wayne : BATMOBILE
56. Prods : URGES
57. "Little Sir ___" : ECHO
58. King or Norman : LEAR
59. Resort in N.M. : TAOS
60. Six or seven follower : TEEN
61. Sicilian sight : ETNA
1. Decline : EBB
2. Porsena or gibbons : LARS
3. Landed : ALIT
4. Pleasant : NICE
5. Legendary : FABLED
6. Lower : ABASE
7. Illuminated : LIT
8. "___ Misérables" : LES
9. After-dinner treat : MINT
10. Poker-pot starter : ANTE
11. Baker's aide : ICER
12. German article : DER
15. Lawn spoiler : WEED
17. Japanese drama : KABUKI
20. Cygnus star : DENEB
22. Delights in : LOVES
23. Hispanic blonde bombshell : CHARO
24. Quarter of fame : LATIN
25. Commencement : ONSET
26. Nev. resort : TAHOE
27. North nickname : OLLIE
28. Hunter's weapon : RIFLE
29. French city or tapestry : ARRAS
30. Macaulay's "___ of Ancient Rome" : LAYS
31. In one's bunk : ABED
32. Rand specialty : STRIP
35. S. Foster's "___ Was a Lady" : NELLY
36. True Northerner : ESKIMO
42. Peak appeal : SERMON
43. Bible book : ACTS
44. Machine tool : LATHE
45. Koran chapter : SURA
46. Ancient Greek craft : ARGO
47. Takes advantage of : USES
49. Ready, willing and ___ : ABLE
50. Food regimen : DIET
51. Ladd or Paton : ALAN
52. Except : BUT
53. Wager : BET
54. King topper : ACE
55. Historic time : ERA

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