New York Times, Monday, September 13, 1993

Author: Robert O. Dillman
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, 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
Across Down
1. Friction reducer : LUBE
5. Madison's roommate : UNGER
10. Decorous : PRIM
14. Use a goose : IRON
15. Isabella, e.g. : REINA
16. ___ Ridge: 1972 Kentucky Derby winner : RIVA
17. Brewer's need : MALT
18. Do something daring : BELLTHECAT
20. They lead to Rome : ALLROADS
22. Yield : RELENT
23. Admonishes : WARNS
24. Adriatic seaport : BARI
25. Common or sixth : SENSE
26. Tenth month, once : DECEMBER
30. Risky deal, for short : SPEC
31. Shaves : PARES
32. "What am ___ do?" : ITO
33. Clean with water : LAVE
34. Rajahs' spouses : RANIS
35. Area of poverty : SLUM
36. Here, to Henri : ICI
37. Biggest blood vessel : AORTA
38. Director Kazan : ELIA
39. Deputize : DELEGATE
41. Ephron and Charles : NORAS
43. Hardy or Williams : ANDY
44. Sundered : RIVEN
45. Figures of speech : IMAGES
48. Went along with a motion : SECONDED
51. TV moose : BULLWINKLE
53. Play's opening : ACTI
54. Got it! : ISEE
55. Legendary cup : GRAIL
56. Fix the fate of : DOOM
57. Editor's word of reversal : STET
58. Spiffy : NATTY
59. Ages and ages : EONS
1. Capital on the Rímac : LIMA
2. Unnavigable river of Russia : URAL
3. Dixie farmer's bane : BOLLWEEVIL
4. Carry away delightedly : ENTRANCE
5. Suave : URBANE
6. Requirements : NEEDS
7. Hodges and Blas : GILS
8. The bigger pict. : ENL
9. Wearisome competitions : RATRACES
10. Main-event warm-up : PRELIM
11. Paddy grain : RICE
12. Terrible or Great ruler : IVAN
13. Marshal Dillon : MATT
19. Toast starter : HERES
21. Ands companions : ORS
24. V.I.P. under Stalin : BERIA
25. Cosmonaut's milieu : SPACE
26. Florentine poet : DANTE
27. Behave amorously : BILLANDCOO
28. Small cases : ETUIS
29. City in Italia : ROMA
30. Coasted : SLID
31. Shindig : PARTY
34. Lost motorist's aid : ROADSIGN
35. Lovey-dovey musical piece : SERENADE
37. A Nixon V.P. : AGNEW
40. Young bird of prey : EAGLET
41. Agreeably : NICELY
42. Ab ___ (from the start) : OVO
44. Turned the lamp back on : RELIT
45. Heron's relative : IBIS
46. Essential : MUST
47. Not aweather : ALEE
48. Card game for three : SKAT
49. Harrow's rival : ETON
50. Puts on the low beam : DIMS
52. New Deal legis. : NRA

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