New York Times, Monday, April 3, 1989

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Sidney L. Robbins has 136 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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Across Down
1. Jargon : ARGOT
6. Smack : SLAP
10. Erase : UNDO
14. Instrument Dudley Moore plays : PIANO
15. Fury : RAGE
16. X-rated material : PORN
17. Derby locale : EPSOMDOWNS
19. Kind of table or hall : POOL
20. Frolic : SPREE
21. Barbara Bush, ___ Pierce : NEE
22. Catch sight of : ESPY
23. Fast plane : SST
25. Gazes intently : STARES
27. Daredevil driver : JEHU
31. Tax org. : IRS
33. Circle part : ARC
34. Upon : ATOP
35. Departs : GOES
37. Cow food : GRASS
41. Pronto : INSTANTANEOUSLY
44. Machine-shop tool : LATHE
45. Laurel or Musial : STAN
46. Astound : STUN
47. Before, to the Bard : ERE
49. Emulate Phil Mahre : SKI
50. Domesticated : TAME
51. Recessed space : ALCOVE
54. Leghorn's largess : EGG
56. Calumny : SLUR
57. Exist : ARE
59. Damp : MOIST
63. Sharpen : HONE
64. Destitute : DOWNANDOUT
67. The Gloomy Dean : INGE
68. Paradise : EDEN
69. Orb : GLOBE
70. Humbly patient : MEEK
71. Withered : SERE
72. Feel : SENSE
1. Mimic : APE
2. Tears : RIPS
3. Exhibit surprise : GASP
4. ___ about (date-setting phrase) : ONOR
5. Volumes : TOMES
6. Smash-hit sign : SRO
7. Common suburban sight : LAWN
8. "___ of God," Broadway play : AGNES
9. Spanish money : PESETA
10. The 400 : UPPERCRUST
11. Lariat part : NOOSE
12. Lozenges : DROPS
13. Merely : ONLY
18. Plan : DESIGN
24. Moves briskly : TROTS
26. Jason's ship : ARGO
27. Prison : JAIL
28. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
29. Father of the bride, often : HOST
30. Behind the eight ball : UPTHECREEK
32. Chairs : SEATS
36. Moccasin or racer : SNAKE
38. Movie dog : ASTA
39. Kind of lord : SLUM
40. "Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
42. Plane preceder : AERO
43. Riddle : ENIGMA
48. Dodges : EVADES
51. Unaccompanied : ALONE
52. Fencer's thrust : LUNGE
53. Wear down : ERODE
55. Loud bells : GONGS
56. Wedge-shaped piece : SHIM
58. Pitcher : EWER
60. Run in neutral : IDLE
61. Shortly : SOON
62. Vats : TUBS
65. Opposite of SSW : NNE
66. Golf mound : TEE

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