New York Times, Wednesday, July 6, 1988

Author:Robert Dillman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, 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
Across Down
1. Improve : AMEND
6. Year in Macbeth's reign : MLIV
10. Course part : UNIT
14. ___ judgment : VALUE
15. Certain log : YULE
16. Munch between meals : NOSH
17. A Bond adversary : GOLDFINGER
19. Perry's creator : ERLE
20. Lollabrigida et al. : GINAS
21. Welder or needlewoman : SEAMER
23. Indian-head coins : CENTS
24. Beat : PULSATE
25. Pencil part : ERASER
27. "___ Boots" : PUSSIN
28. Swimmer's measure : LAP
29. Towers : SOARS
31. Room or grease preceder : ELBOW
34. Sets of tools : KITS
36. Ashcan School artist : SLOAN
38. Nimble : YARE
39. Louvers : SLATS
41. Steinbrenner, for one : OWNER
43. Girl from Ipanema's complexion : TAN
44. Choleric : IREFUL
46. Negative verbal contraction : WERENT
48. Not specified : UNNAMED
50. V.I.P.'s transportation : LIMOS
51. Enzyme that curdles milk : RENNIN
52. Infatuate : BESOT
53. Puck's fate, at times : ICED
54. Luke Skywalker's enemy : DARTHVADER
59. Pierre's weapon : ARME
60. Jacob's twin : ESAU
61. Mountain ridge : ARETE
62. Thug : HOOD
63. Degenerates : ROTS
64. Odeum instruments : LYRES
1. Part of e.r.a. : AVG
2. Revolutionary figure : MAO
3. Wing of a sort : ELL
4. Attention getters' moves : NUDGES
5. Specifies distinctly : DEFINES
6. Kin of starlings : MYNAS
7. Blockheads : LUGS
8. Suffix for infant : ILE
9. In contrast to : VERSUS
10. Awkwardly : UNEASILY
11. Psycho of "Psycho" : NORMANBATES
12. Key Biscayne, e.g. : ISLET
13. "You Are ___" : THERE
18. Musical vamps : INTROS
22. Otherwise : ELSE
23. Verne villain : CAPTAINNEMO
24. S. Korean port : PUSAN
25. Some lodge members : ELKS
26. Wading bird : RAIL
27. Rove furtively : PROWL
30. With the speaking voice : ALOUD
32. Algerian port : ORAN
33. "They ___ that-a-way" : WENT
35. Base runner's lot, sometimes : STRANDED
37. Rather recent : NEWISH
40. Trucker's rig, for short : SEMI
42. Change of residence : REMOVAL
45. Car part : FENDER
47. Road configuration : ROTARY
48. Bathsheba's first mate : URIAH
49. Dead tissue: Comb. form : NECRO
50. "___ pray" : LETUS
52. Parents' embarrassment : BRAT
55. Kyushu volcano : ASO
56. ___ Bingle (Crosby) : DER
57. When Paris sizzles : ETE
58. Matter, to Belli : RES

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