New York Times, Monday, April 30, 1990

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, 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. Jersey and Guernsey : ISLES
6. Dignified cousin of "Shucks!" : ALAS
10. Sawbill : SMEW
14. Oyl of comics : OLIVE
15. Chanteuse Horne : LENA
16. Cab : TAXI
17. What equivocators don't do : TAKEASTAND
19. Banshee's land : ERIN
20. State firmly : AVER
21. Peeled : PARED
22. Sagacious : WISE
23. Box lightly : SPAR
25. Turns over : UPSETS
27. Mountain mint : BASIL
30. One of the three B's : BACH
32. " . . . who lived in ___" : ASHOE
33. Potato, e.g. : TUBER
34. Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
37. Flag carriers : STANDARDBEARERS
40. Utter : SAY
41. Slip by : GLIDE
42. Finch : SERIN
43. Abounding in chewbarks : ELMY
44. Time excess of a sort : EPACT
45. Took long steps : STRODE
49. Medicine portion : DOSE
51. Kind of year : LEAP
52. Stormed : RAGED
55. Too : ALSO
59. Army group : UNIT
60. Kind of play by a hot-dog : GRANDSTAND
62. Glasses supporter : NOSE
63. Woes : ILLS
64. High nest : AERIE
65. Alum : GRAD
66. Nat King ___ : COLE
67. Snares : TRAPS
1. Speck : IOTA
2. An Eastern European : SLAV
3. Be pleased by : LIKE
4. Inside-out state : EVERSION
5. Coral or Yellow : SEA
6. Basilica feature : ALTAR
7. King or Norman : LEAR
8. Queen or princess : ANNE
9. Pharisee opponent : SADDUCEE
10. Simmers : STEWS
11. Berlin hit: 1928 : MARIE
12. Live : EXIST
13. Napa Valley products : WINES
18. Baden-Baden, e.g. : SPA
24. Solemnly promised : PLEDGED
26. Word groups : PHRASES
27. Fish or voice : BASS
28. Movie dog : ASTA
29. Holmes's "one-hoss ___" : SHAY
30. One of the Baers : BUDDY
31. Singer-dancer Lane : ABBE
33. Adorn : TRIM
34. Paduan's pear : PERA
35. ___ the Red : ERIC
36. "___ It Romantic?": 1932 song : ISNT
38. Having a certain hypersensitivity : ALLERGIC
39. Six-shooter : REPEATER
45. Tossed : SLUNG
46. Quartet member : TENOR
47. Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
48. Chose : OPTED
49. Thick : DENSE
50. Not even : ODD
53. Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
54. Chutzpah : GALL
56. Zhivago's love : LARA
57. Prune the hedges : SNIP
58. Pindar's prides : ODES
61. Was in session : SAT

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