New York Times, Friday, August 26, 1988

Author:Robert Dillman
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, 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
Across Down
1. Viscid substance : GOO
4. Fourth Estate verb : ALLEGE
10. Large Polynesian craft : PAHI
14. Tavern : INN
15. Plunderer : REAVER
16. Made hot under the collar : IRED
17. Unit of tone pitch : MEL
18. Star's concern : CAMERAANGLE
20. Violates : PROFANES
22. Single-masted boats : SLOOPS
23. Thrashed : CANED
24. Ring : PEAL
25. What a bogy does : SCARES
27. Adjusts : CORRECTS
31. Quote : CITE
32. Oriental philosophy : TAOISM
34. U.N.figure: 1959 : HOO
35. Heeling, as a ship : ALIST
37. Kin of hems and haws : UMS
38. Back part : SMALL
40. "O sole ___" : MIO
41. Bandleader Shaw et al. : ARTIES
44. Plaintiff : USEE
45. Illustrious group : PANTHEON
47. Bids : OFFERS
49. Intends : AIMS
50. They're not pros : AMATS
51. Lacedaemon : SPARTA
54. "___ Graffiti": 1973 film : AMERICAN
57. Film editor's milieu : CUTTINGROOM
59. "___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
60. Singer-composer from Ottawa : ANKA
61. Singer from Brooklyn : DAMONE
62. Type of buoy : NUN
63. Actor O'Neal : RYAN
64. Ranked at Wimbledon : SEEDED
65. Ike's command : ETO
1. Ornamental braid : GIMP
2. Kayo blow : ONER
3. Away from the movie studio : ONLOCATION
4. Secret : ARCANE
5. Most gaunt : LEANEST
6. Disabled : LAMED
7. "___ Diary": Twain : EVES
8. A neighbor of Pol. : GER
9. Utensils on pencils : ERASERS
10. Southwestern corn flour : PINOLE
11. Former constellation : ARGO
12. Servants, e.g. : HELP
13. August 13, e.g. : IDES
19. Disturbs : ALARMS
21. Gets along : FARES
24. Hover : POISE
25. Rogue : SCAMP
26. Eyelashes : CILIA
27. "The Campbells are ___ . . . " : COMIN
28. High point for stunt men : CHASESCENE
29. A Chan portrayer : TOLER
30. Bills, in Peru : SOLES
33. Cord and Pierce-Arrow : AUTOS
36. Papeete's location : TAHITI
39. Ex-serviceman's garb : MUFTI
42. Orders back : REMANDS
43. "___ to Watch Over Me," 1926 song : SOMEONE
46. Clan badge : TARTAN
48. Grew crops : FARMED
50. "___ Apart," Frost poem : AMOOD
51. Raddle : SCAR
52. Insignificant : PUNY
53. Type of mackerel : ATKA
54. Poilu's weapon : ARME
55. In ___ (bogged down) : ARUT
56. Tenor Martini : NINO
58. Proceed, in Scotland : GAE

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