New York Times, Friday, June 17, 1988

Author:I. Judah Koolyk
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q V W Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0
I. Judah Koolyk has 42 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Tam-tam : GONG
5. Blemishes : SCARS
10. Hero of a Sophocles drama : AJAX
14. Plane designer Sikorsky : IGOR
15. Former Ottoman title : PASHA
16. Brocaded fabric : LAME
17. Where to browse alfresco : FLEAMARKET
19. Quatrain scheme : ABAB
20. Mosaic unit : TESSERA
21. Trouble : AIL
23. Capri ending : OTE
24. Countermands a deletion : STETS
26. Rural : RUSTIC
28. Led the ace of trumps : CASHED
31. Stridulate : CHIRP
33. One of a Dumas trio : ATHOS
34. British athlete : CRICKETER
38. Unbalanced : ALOP
39. Wine: Comb. form : OEN
40. Pasternak character : LARA
41. Caviled : NITPICKED
44. Gracie or Steve : ALLEN
45. Terry of the theater : ELLEN
46. Draw forth : ELICIT
47. Where to put a rock collection : STEREO
50. Ivanhoe, e.g. : SAXON
52. Kind of wrestling : ARM
53. ___ of war : TUG
55. Misplaces a participle : DANGLES
59. Barks : YAPS
61. Divining rods : DOODLEBUGS
63. Location : SITE
64. Bittern's cousin : EGRET
65. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
66. It makes cameo appearances : ONYX
67. Active ones : DOERS
68. Fish dish : EELS
1. Gab, to a deipnosophist : GIFT
2. Make goo-goo eyes : OGLE
3. Denials : NOES
4. Bar order : GRASSHOPPER
5. Was frugal : SPARED
6. Two hundred milligrams : CARAT
7. Catechize : ASK
8. Flightless bird : RHEA
9. Like Defoe's work : SATIRIC
10. ___ carte : ALA
11. Lace ruffle : JABOT
12. Fine fiddle : AMATI
13. Three-masted ship : XEBEC
18. Allots : METES
22. Skulk : LURK
25. Pretests or pretexts : SCREENS
27. Cacographer's nightmare : SPELLINGBEE
28. "Rollerball" star : CAAN
29. King of the Huns : ATLI
30. Item put in a field event : SHOT
32. Rear : HIND
34. Wood : charcoal :: coal : ___ : COKE
35. Soapstone : TALC
36. Part of a palindrome : EREI
37. Be bombastic : RANT
42. "___ a Song Go Out of My Heart" : ILET
43. Obscure : CLOUDED
44. Byrd book : ALONE
46. Praises : EXALTS
47. Authority : SAYSO
48. Procession : TRAIN
49. Meaningless : EMPTY
51. Fer-de-lance's kin : ADDER
54. Not conservative : GOGO
56. Artificial bait : LURE
57. Same, in Somme : EGAL
58. "Maching birds" : SSTS
60. ID datum : SEX
62. It's mined off one's lode : ORE

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