New York Times, Tuesday, June 7, 1988

Author:Dorothea E. Shipp
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 49, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 16, FITB: 4, XRef: 2 Grid has super symmetry.
Dorothea E. Shipp has 50 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz era puzzle in our database.

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© 1988, The New York Times
Across Down
1. Spinning material : FIBER
6. Speedily : APACE
11. Sea cow : MANATEE
13. Rock-clinging mollusk : ABALONE
15. Garlands for the head : ANADEMS
16. U.S. W.W. II rifles : GARANDS
17. Rather : DAN
18. Foil or pan preceder : TRE
20. G.I. resting place : COT
21. Member of a Panay people : ATI
22. One-seeded fruits : ACHENES
26. Sooner than : ERE
27. Cambridge inst. : MIT
28. British show place : THEATRE
29. Neighbor of Leb. : ISR
30. Soho O : CYPHER
32. Capitol body : SENATE
34. Fold matron : EWE
35. Fixed-term bank accts. : CDS
36. Gemology measures : CARATS
39. Purloins : STEALS
42. Touching game : TAG
43. Poisonous snake : RATTLER
45. Raises : UPS
47. Egg: Comb. form : OVI
48. Needle-women's needs : THREADS
49. Small Tibetan antelope : GOA
50. Winebibber : SOT
51. Devour : EAT
52. Visceral : GUT
53. Attends uninvited : CRASHES
57. Spring : EMANATE
61. Gains : ATTAINS
62. Impaired : DAMAGED
63. Used 48 Across : SEWED
64. Stormed : RAGED
1. Zealot : FANATIC
2. Fatuity : INANITY
3. Naughty : BAD
4. Hot time for Pierre : ETE
5. Ad ___ (to the point) : REM
6. Saudi garment : ABA
7. Eagle plus two : PAR
8. Neighbor of Ga. : ALA
9. Vanity : CONCEIT
10. Approve of publicly : ENDORSE
11. Palindromic lady : MADAM
12. Mordecai's cousin : ESTHER
13. Insurance sellers : AGENTS
14. Homophone for 12 Down : ESTER
19. New Yorker cartoonist : REA
22. Crosswise : ATHWART
23. Leopard's kin : CHEETAH
24. Put up : ERECTED
25. Mailers : SENDERS
31. ___ capita : PER
33. Mad ___ hatter : ASA
36. Romps about : CAVORTS
37. Shake up : AGITATE
38. Symptom of overwork : STRESS
39. Did a roofing job : SLATED
40. Traveler's need : LUGGAGE
41. Declaimed : SPOUTED
42. Puccini work: 1900 : TOSCA
44. Souchong, for one : TEA
46. Too full : SATED
54. Crosscut : SAW
55. Get a move on : HIE
56. Split or tight Jet : END
58. Spoil : MAR
59. "I ___ Camera" : AMA
60. Emulate Xanthippe : NAG

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