New York Times, Wednesday, January 6, 1993

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.

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© 1993, The New York Times
Across Down
1. How's that again? : WHAT
5. Barnstorming action : SPIN
9. Most worthless part : DREGS
14. Artful dodge : RUSE
15. Elmer's was popular in the 40's : TUNE
16. Autry flick, e.g. : OATER
17. Jack of TV's "Easy Street" : ELAM
18. Bedouin, e.g. : ARAB
19. For all, in music : TUTTI
20. Sleepy reptiles? : NAPPINGTURTLES
23. As soon as : ONCE
24. Word with over or out : LAY
25. Kevin McKenzie's gp. : ABT
28. Instructive example : LESSON
30. Etonians, for some : LADS
34. They hang high at Yuletide : GEESE
36. Stick close to : HUG
37. TV newswoman Magnus : EDIE
38. Volunteer work? : ELECTIVESERVICE
42. Placido, once : NINO
43. Mold of a kind : DIE
44. Meant : AIMED
45. Dry run : TEST
46. Roving : ERRANT
49. Absent letter at 20, 38 and 53 Across : ESS
50. "It" figures in this game : TAG
51. Seasonal song : NOEL
53. Nursery-school hazard? : TUMBLINGBLOCKS
60. Myopic Mr. of cartoons : MAGOO
61. Steelers' ex-coach : NOLL
62. Decrease : WANE
63. Synthetic fiber : ORLON
64. "The African Queen" scriptwriter : AGEE
65. It used to be enough : ENOW
66. "Home, Sweet Home" man : PAYNE
67. Fan's disappointment : LOSS
68. "Oh, heck!" : RATS
1. Br. navy member : WREN
2. One of the Bowls : HULA
3. Speedily, speedily : ASAP
4. Pace : TEMPO
5. Peete's posture : STANCE
6. Rids : PURGES
7. ___ the finish : INAT
8. Vague : NEBULOUS
9. Addlepated : DOTTY
10. Julia of "The Addams Family" : RAUL
11. It makes a sermon shorter : ETTE
12. Understands : GETS
13. Hindu "Mr." : SRI
21. Channel : INLET
22. Extent : RANGE
25. G-man, e.g. : AGENT
26. Prove false : BELIE
27. A stage of man : TEENS
29. Absolute : SHEER
30. A Strauss : LEVI
31. Stop on ___ : ADIME
32. Cuts up finely : DICES
33. Gardener's purchase : SEEDS
35. Connery, for one : SCOT
39. Utopian : IDEAL
40. Table-top harpsichord : VIRGINAL
41. Honey badger : RATEL
47. Viewpoints : ANGLES
48. Peers : NOBLES
50. Type of steak : TBONE
52. Let down : LOWER
53. Famous bit of unreal estate : TARA
54. Unsightly : UGLY
55. Queen of the Night : MOON
56. Describing a bad project : NOGO
57. New Testament Galilean village : CANA
58. Entangle : KNOT
59. Uses Howe's machine : SEWS
60. Do a floor chore : MOP

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