New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1993

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, 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. Emulates Clotho : SPINS
6. Preachy pamphlet : TRACT
11. Parsonage personage : CLERIC
12. Minsk moolah : RUBLES
14. Dutch painter: 1450?-1516 : HIERONYMUSBOSCH
17. Crackerjack : ACE
18. Written reminder : NOTE
19. S.C. river : SANTEE
20. Powerful sharks : MAKOS
22. Phobia provokers: Abbr. : HTS
24. Start of a Mozart title : EINE
25. Returning tide? : EDIT
26. Thrown for a loss : BEATEN
29. A "Deliverance" co-star of Burt : NED
30. Scale run : LATIDO
32. Manila machete : BOLO
33. Wartime Joes : GIS
34. The paintings of 14 Across are full of this : SYMBOLISM
37. Hector, once : PUP
40. Old Testament shepherd : ABEL
41. Winker's apparatus : EYELID
45. Finial : EPI
46. Contradiction : DENIAL
48. Mens ___ (sound mind) : SANA
49. In the sack : ABED
51. Sounds from Dagwood : ZZZ
52. ___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
53. Cherry red : CERISE
56. Impress sharply : ETCH
58. A word from the Beav : GEE
59. Things in 14 Across's triptych garden : EARTHLYDELIGHTS
62. Amounts to : TOTALS
63. Teeth trouble : CARIES
64. Post-shower wraparound : TOWEL
65. Shell out : SPEND
1. Describing Burns's mouse : SLEEKIT
2. For each : PER
3. Dungeon equipment : IRONS
4. Composer Rota : NINO
5. It cuts a wide swath : SCYTHE
6. Broadway hit about Capote : TRU
7. Crooner Columbo : RUSS
8. Swedish rock group : ABBA
9. Exact replica : CLONE
10. Lab activity : TESTING
11. Summer singer : CICADA
13. Act opener : SCENEI
14. Veronica of "Hill Street Blues" : HAMEL
15. Built up and destroyed protoplasm : METABOLIZED
16. Listens to : HEEDS
21. Mayberry jail habitué : OTIS
23. A convertiplane : STOL
26. Ice-cream treat : BOMBE
27. Eero Saarinen's father : ELIEL
28. Meddlesome : NOSY
31. Pair : DYAD
35. Automotive pioneer : BENZ
36. Pancho's table : MESA
37. "Shalom" : PEACE
38. Optimistic : UPBEAT
39. Pantomime character : PIERROT
42. "The little dog ___" : LAUGHED
43. Narrows : INLETS
44. Appointments : DATES
47. Cacao beans were their wampum : AZTECS
50. Likewise : DITTO
52. English county : SHIRE
54. Eliza's creator : SHAW
55. That Gallic girl : ELLE
57. Weather report? : CLAP
60. Monogram of a designer : YSL
61. Two-handed card game : GIN

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