New York Times, Thursday, August 12, 1993

Author: Robert Dillman
Editor: Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 69, 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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© 1993, The New York Times
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1. Strikes violently : RAMS
5. Vivacity : BRIO
9. Heavenly hunter : ORION
14. "___ Good Men," Rob Reiner film : AFEW
15. Wild talk : RANT
16. Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
17. Medic or legal starter : PARA
18. Time on a ship : EIGHTBELLS
20. Soprano parts : TREBLES
22. Stat for Gooden : ERA
23. D.S.T. preceder or follower : EST
24. This won't wait : TIDE
25. Bing's rival : RUSS
27. Yearns : ACHES
29. Most sugary : SWEETEST
33. Fugard's "A Lesson From ___" : ALOES
34. Certain medieval tales : LAIS
35. Arab V.I.P. : EMIR
36. The Swedish Nightingale : LIND
37. German magician-astrologer : FAUST
38. Song: Comb. form : MELO
39. Busy as ___ : ABEE
40. Italian princely family : ESTE
41. Antonio's product, for short : STRAD
42. Noncontinuous : DISCRETE
44. Tactics : PLOYS
45. Composer Weill : KURT
46. "Trinity" author : URIS
47. N.F.L. scores : TDS
50. Estonian chess master : NEI
51. Stinging plants : NETTLES
55. Officer on a ship : SECONDMATE
58. Overhang : EAVE
59. Stubborn as ___ : AMULE
60. Cork's locale : ERIN
61. Hwys. : RTES
62. Rodeo contestant : RIDER
63. Puts in reserve : ICES
64. Costner role : NESS
1. Engrossed : RAPT
2. On the horizon : AFAR
3. Like a pittance : MERE
4. Order on a ship : SWABTHEDECK
5. Pullulates : BREEDS
6. Muster : RAISE
7. Verb suffix : ING
8. Else : OTHERWISE
9. Where D.H.'s hope to be : ONBASE
10. Actress ___ Dawn Chong : RAE
11. Useless : IDLE
12. Medium for Monet : OILS
13. Tweed twitter : NAST
19. Most veracious : TRUEST
21. Reclines : LIES
26. Distance on a ship : STEMTOSTERN
27. Excuse : ALIBI
28. Pine-forest finds : CONES
29. Recipe direction : SAUTE
30. Type of board or cloth : EMERY
31. Marner of fiction : SILAS
32. Walked along : TROD
33. "When I was ___ . . . ": Gilbert : ALAD
34. "The ___ Saw Paris," 1940 song : LASTTIMEI
37. Marked off for plowing, in Peebles : FEERED
41. Buttonhole : SLIT
43. Sleigh part : RUNNER
44. Grooms carefully : PREENS
46. Free : UNTIE
47. Autocrat : TSAR
48. Bruce's spouse : DEMI
49. Missile type : SCUD
52. Advanced : LATE
53. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
54. Mtg. : SESS
56. Rah, in Madrid : OLE
57. Lamp type : ARC

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