New York Times, Friday, November 5, 1993

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2
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. Goblet shape : TULIP
6. Shakedown artist : SHARK
11. Seaside stopover : MARINA
12. Farm-stand display : MELONS
14. Yes! : YOUBETYOURBOOTS
17. Slip up : ERR
18. Sticky stuff : GOOP
19. Supporting strip of wood or metal : BATTEN
20. In reserve : ASIDE
22. Actor Cariou : LEN
24. Norman commune of W.W. II fame : STLO
25. Descartes : RENE
26. Peggy Lee hit: 1948 : MANANA
29. Anvil's locale : EAR
30. Vulgar shoddiness : SLEAZE
32. God with a hammer : THOR
33. A river of Grampian : DEE
34. No! : FATCHANCE
37. Addams family relative : ITT
40. Soft-colored : PALE
41. Wields the gavel : CHAIRS
45. Born, to Brigitte : NEE
46. Crankcase sediment : SLUDGE
48. Piece of cake : SNAP
49. Honeybunch : LAMB
51. Fancy neckwear : BOA
52. "___ la giubba," "Pagliacci" aria : VESTI
53. Place side by side : APPOSE
56. Killer whale : ORCA
58. Divot preventer : TEE
59. Maybe... : YOUNEVERCANTELL
62. "La Mer" songwriter Charles ___ : TRENET
63. Donizetti works : OPERAS
64. Ad ___ per aspera (Kan. motto) : ASTRA
65. Word following hard or snub : NOSED
1. Bullish? : TAURINE
2. Sub chaser? : URB
3. Feudal superior : LIEGE
4. "___ each life some rain..." : INTO
5. Bribe of a kind : PAYOLA
6. Big D campus : SMU
7. Mint, e.g. : HERB
8. Dawn love song of old : ALBA
9. TV classic of 1977 : ROOTS
10. Like a macramé rope : KNOTTED
11. Small bite : MORSEL
13. Inscribed pillars : STELAE
14. Many, many moons : YEARS
15. Musical plea to Richard : OPENTHEDOOR
16. Nocturnal disturbance : SNORE
21. Unheeding : DEAF
23. Okinawan seaport : NAHA
26. Iridium, e.g. : METAL
27. Time being : NONCE
28. Mr. Bunker, familiarly : ARCH
31. Cooks in a microwave oven : ZAPS
35. Organization : CLUB
36. Relieve : EASE
37. Affix a tessera : INLAY
38. Cozy's raison d'être : TEAPOT
39. Japanese deep-fried fare : TEMPURA
42. As an alternative : INSTEAD
43. Fierce badgers : RATELS
44. Bit of salesmanship : SPIEL
47. Brasserie server : GARCON
50. Dice, to crapshooters : BONES
52. Feather parts : VANES
54. Wowed : SENT
55. In any way : EVER
57. "The Godfather" figure : CAPO
60. Airline abbr. : ETA
61. Square root of nove : TRE

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