New York Times, Tuesday, May 2, 1989

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 43, Avg Word Len: 4.67, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, 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. Restaurants : CAFES
6. Embarrassed : RED
9. Cigarette problem : TAR
12. Hot under the collar : IRATE
13. Nabe store for cold cuts : DELI
14. Clare Boothe ___ : LUCE
15. Capsize : TURNTURTLE
17. La Douce : IRMA
18. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
19. Oahu garlands : LEIS
20. Kind of bed or shed : WATER
21. Connery or Penn : SEAN
22. Bile: Comb. form : CHOL
23. Tit for ___ : TAT
25. Portuguese overseas province : MACAO
27. Greek letter : ETA
30. Of a bird's spurious wing : ALULAR
33. Cynical : SARDONIC
35. Rebuked : BERATED
37. Cautious : PRUDENT
38. Butts in : INTRUDES
40. Makes into law : ENACTS
41. French dance : BAL
42. Hoffmann specialties : TALES
44. Sort; kind : ILK
45. Balanced : EVEN
47. Huge : VAST
49. Gowns for professors : ROBES
51. Honduran port : TELA
52. Andy's sidekick : AMOS
56. Persia, updated : IRAN
57. Sweetheart : TURTLEDOVE
59. NATO, e.g. : PACT
60. Follow orders : OBEY
61. Kind of closet : LINEN
62. Lodge member : ELK
63. Layer on a football player : PAD
64. Commence : START
1. Quote : CITE
2. Calla lilly : ARUM
3. Silo locale : FARM
4. Volcano in Sicily : ETNA
5. Matched collection : SET
6. Eye parts : RETINAS
7. Annexes of a sort : ELLS
8. Something to cast : DIE
9. Kind of sweater : TURTLENECK
10. Peak : ACME
11. Kind of admiral : REAR
13. Fond hope : DREAM
14. Mongolian river : LIAO
16. Rubber tree : ULE
20. Christie product : WHODUNIT
21. Congressional creations : STATUTES
22. Author John le ___ : CARRE
23. Oval stud on furniture : TURTLEBACK
24. Winged : ALAR
26. Item often tipped : CAP
28. Add color : TINT
29. Biblical book : ACTS
30. Ancient Hebrew month : ABIB
31. Horne of plenteous talent : LENA
32. Fortification : REDAN
34. Asiatic woody vine : ODAL
36. Dover is its cap. : DEL
39. Cut : SEVERED
43. Like caviar : SALTY
46. Opening : VENT
48. ___ hepatica : SAL
49. Ready for picking : RIPE
50. Spoken : ORAL
51. Plenty of horn : TUBA
52. Mine entrance : ADIT
53. "___ Lisa," Cole hit : MONA
54. Finished : OVER
55. Dispatched : SENT
57. Tot's spinner : TOP
58. High-rise trains : ELS

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