New York Times, Friday, May 27, 1988

Author:Robert Dillman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0
Robert Dillman has 10 pre-Shortz puzzles and 16 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
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1. Coretta ___ King : SCOTT
6. Bart or Brenda : STARR
11. Musical Brown : LES
14. Dyads : PAIRS
15. " . . . after they've seen ___" : PAREE
16. Wall creeper : IVY
17. Writer, familiarly : OLLIEHOLMES
19. Buddhist sect : ZEN
20. Milker's need : STOOL
21. Bite : NIBBLE
23. Truman Cabinet member : ACHESON
26. Stork or shoebill : WADER
27. Arranged : PLACED
28. Started an N.H.L. game : FACEDOFF
31. Pointers : HINTS
32. Small boats : PUNTS
33. Card game : WAR
34. Sign : INK
35. Asteroid or goddess : CERES
36. Teachers' org. : NEA
37. Morse-code character : DIT
38. Peach, for one : COLOR
39. Hideaways : LAIRS
41. "Ode to Joy" poet : SCHILLER
43. Clyde's partner : BONNIE
44. "Venus clerk, ___": Chaucer : OVIDE
45. Cleanup man : SLUGGER
46. Zenanas : HAREMS
48. Part of LED : DIODE
49. Goddess of criminal folly : ATE
50. Novelist, familiarly : BOPASTERNAK
55. Mauna ___ : LOA
56. Susan Lucci role : ERICA
57. "Private Lives" character : SIBYL
58. Big bird : EMU
59. Spurn : REPEL
60. Autocrats : TSARS
1. Naval add. : SPO
2. President before Herb : CAL
3. Tin Man's need : OIL
4. Geometry-quiz directive : TRISECT
5. Feared flies : TSETSES
6. Angling lure : SPOON
7. Like some glasses : TALL
8. Fortify : ARM
9. Performs again : REENACTS
10. Sojourns : RESIDES
11. Poetess, familiarly : LIZBROWNING
12. "___ Knievel," 1972 film : EVEL
13. Since, to Burns : SYNE
18. Suffix for sister : HOOD
22. Partner of breakfast : BED
23. Sap suckers : APHIDS
24. Where shots are cheap : CLINIC
25. Essayist, familiarly : HANKTHOREAU
26. Big Poison of baseball : WANER
28. Hullabaloo : FUROR
29. "The ___ Queene" : FAERIE
30. British Columbian river : FRASER
32. West Indies volcano : PELEE
35. Fever blister : COLDSORE
38. Jungle gym : CLIMBER
39. Most stentorian : LOUDEST
40. "___ a short madness": Horace : ANGERIS
42. "___ got sixpence . . . " : IVE
43. Spot : BLOT
45. Cordage fiber : SISAL
46. Sound : HALE
47. Scintilla : ATOM
48. Minnow's kin : DACE
51. Small seed : PIP
52. Spurs' org. : NBA
53. Queensland town : AYR
54. Units of vol. : KLS

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