New York Times, Monday, May 20, 1991

Author: Sidney L. Robbins
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 42, Avg Word Len: 4.69, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2
Sidney L. Robbins has 153 pre-Shortz puzzles and 50 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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© 1991, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Toil : LABOR
6. Poker prize : POT
9. Ditto : SAME
13. Memorable mission : ALAMO
14. Fullness of flavor : BODY
15. Romulus, e.g. : TWIN
16. Former member of the Weavers : PETESEEGER
18. Bridge seat : EAST
19. Fix up old masters : RESTORE
20. Comic Johnson : ARTE
21. Buddy : PAL
24. Milieu for a P.T.A. : SCH
25. Church dignitary : ELDER
26. Search for : SEEK
28. Of the stars : ASTRAL
32. Ex-jrs. : SRS
33. Dept. of ___, started under L.B.J. : TRANSP
35. Rajah's better half : RANEE
37. Hit song by 16 Across and Lee Hays : IFIHADAHAMMER
41. TV morning show : TODAY
42. Depicted : LIMNED
44. Likely : APT
47. Sweater : JERSEY
49. Top-notch : AONE
50. Book's first section : PARTI
52. Sydney is its cap. : NSW
54. Stitch : SEW
55. Forepart of a ship : PROW
56. Degraders : ABASERS
60. Easy gait : LOPE
61. Performer like 16 Across : FOLKSINGER
65. Siegmeister or Wiesel : ELIE
66. Coxey led one : ARMY
67. Like a flivver : TINNY
68. Mennonites, e.g. : SECT
69. Life-force letters : RNA
70. Chopin specialty : ETUDE
1. Circuit : LAP
2. Pub drink : ALE
3. Belfry denizen : BAT
4. Hebrew measure : OMER
5. Kentucky Derby decoration : ROSES
6. Kind of stick : POGO
7. European river : ODER
8. Londoner's radial : TYRE
9. Filch : STEAL
10. Oscar and Tony : AWARDS
11. "___ Roberts," 1955 film : MISTER
12. Comes onstage : ENTERS
14. Second Hebrew letters : BETHS
17. Wild prank : ESCAPADE
21. Sound asking for silence : PST
22. Air: Comb. form : AERI
23. Petal : LEAF
25. Fragrant resin : ELEMI
27. Make cardigans : KNIT
29. Food carriers : TRAYS
30. Very short cheer : RAH
31. Detailed examinations of complexities : ANALYSES
34. Japanese paper screen : SHOJI
36. Poet Lazarus : EMMA
38. Nabokov novel : DAR
39. TV role for Sonny Shroyer : ENOS
40. Lacoste of tennis fame : RENE
43. Early moisture : DEW
44. Pippins : APPLES
45. Conditional release : PAROLE
46. ___ of Capricorn : TROPIC
48. Exalt : ENSKY
51. Aviary sound : TWEET
53. Pen : WRITE
56. In the distance : AFAR
57. Adamson's "___ Free" : BORN
58. ___ mater : ALMA
59. Pet : SNIT
62. Wildebeest : GNU
63. Pass catcher : END
64. City or bread : RYE

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