New York Times, Monday, May 28, 1990

Author:Sidney L. Robbins
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, 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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© 1990, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Pats down : TAMPS
6. Wanes : EBBS
10. Seaweed : KELP
14. Man of Allu : ALEUT
15. Small pie : TART
16. Port of entry in Pa. : ERIE
17. Locomotive pilot : COWCATCHER
19. Roller's home : NEST
20. Russian cart : TELEGA
21. Tot's vehicle : TRICYCLE
23. A "John Hancock": Abbr. : SIG
25. Jabbers : PRATES
26. Brew ingredient : MALT
30. Satisfy : PLEASE
33. Glacial ridges : OSAR
34. " . . . lend me your ___": Shak. : EARS
35. Hoffmann's specialty : TALES
40. Giving a snow job : THROWINGTHEBULL
43. Hopper of Hollywood : HEDDA
44. Copperfield's first wife : DORA
45. Gaelic : ERSE
46. Usage : CUSTOM
48. Proof of ownership : DEED
49. Holds back : CHECKS
53. Use a straw : SIP
55. Certain runners : RELAYERS
58. Seed coverings : TESTAE
63. Algerian seaport : ORAN
64. Prodigal's reward?: Luke 15:23 : FATTEDCALF
66. Homophone for nun : NONE
67. Locale of Sevier Lake : UTAH
68. Rout a sleeper : ROUST
69. Pass receivers : ENDS
70. Carson's guest host : LENO
71. Preminger and Harbach : OTTOS
1. Diplomacy : TACT
2. Tub plant : ALOE
3. Cry : MEWL
4. Brownish purple : PUCE
5. Parties for men only : STAGS
6. And so forth: Abbr. : ETC
7. Thai coin : BAHT
8. ___ Rabbit : BRER
9. Airport runways : STRIPS
10. Nairobi is its capital : KENYA
11. Upright : ERECT
12. Kind of thread : LISLE
13. "For ___ sake!" : PETES
18. Taiwan's capital : TAIPEI
22. Island also called Candia : CRETE
24. Endocrinologist's specialty : GLANDS
26. Clothes-closet culprit : MOTH
27. "Off the Court" author : ASHE
28. Fat from hogs : LARD
29. Trampled on : TROD
31. Cereal woe : ERGOT
32. Ballplayers at Houston : ASTROS
36. In one's bunk : ABED
37. Entice : LURE
38. Otherwise : ELSE
39. Snow vehicle : SLED
41. Off one's rocker : WACKY
42. Descendant of a son of Noah : HAMITE
47. Serviceable : USEFUL
49. Hag : CRONE
50. Egret : HERON
51. Large antelope : ELAND
52. Thrashes : CANES
54. A king of Aragon : PEDRO
56. Assess : RATE
57. Bandleader Kenton : STAN
59. Edinburgh native : SCOT
60. Tightly drawn : TAUT
61. Too : ALSO
62. Newts : EFTS
65. My ___, town in Vietnam : THO

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