New York Times, Thursday, April 22, 1993

Author:Lois Sidway
Editor:Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, 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
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1. Wee drink : SIP
4. Cochise, e.g. : APACHE
10. Secular : LAIC
14. "___ Slow Boat to China" : ONA
15. Aretha's forte : GOSPEL
16. Comics canine : OTTO
17. Psst, puzzlers! : ATTENTIONGETTER
20. Warrant : PERMIT
21. Tortilla topping : SALSA
22. Impudent tyke : SNIP
23. A title for Isabel Perón : SENORA
26. Network initials : CBS
29. Lowland : DALE
31. Sought office : RAN
32. Defeat soundly : WHOP
33. Some museum displays : OPART
35. The Parthenon's raison d'être : ATHENA
37. Oho, puzzlers! : CRYOFSURPRISE
40. Most downhearted : BLUEST
41. Artoo-Detoo, e.g. : ROBOT
42. Organ resonator : REED
43. Geometer's sign-off : QED
44. Quint doubled : DECA
47. Not correct : OFF
48. Singer from Lawrence, Mass. : GOULET
51. Failed to keep : LOST
53. Palate part : UVULA
55. Theater district : RIALTO
57. Aha, puzzlers! : PALINDROMICWORD
61. Coated with gold leaf : GILT
62. Melodic : ARIOSE
63. Half a diam. : RAD
64. Writer Seton : ANYA
65. Slender lasses : SYLPHS
66. Crafty : SLY
1. Daytime TV fare : SOAPS
2. Mean : INTEND
3. "O ___ mia," Verdi aria : PATRIA
4. Livy's lambs : AGNI
5. Annie of "Designing Women" : POTTS
6. "___ was saying . . . " : ASI
7. Naval noncom : CPO
8. Memorable puppeteer : HENSON
9. We march to his music : ELGAR
10. Quite a few : LOTS
11. Ambassadorial aides : ATTACHES
12. Suffix with Bronx : ITE
13. Heart, to Hadrian : COR
18. Working : EMPLOYED
19. High note of note : ELA
24. Is mistaken : ERRS
25. Au ___ (cooked simply) : NATUREL
27. Item for an osteopath : BONE
28. Resort hotel : SPA
30. Heroic poetry : EPOS
32. Editor-diplomat Reid : WHITELAW
34. Toward the rear : AFT
35. P.D. broadcast : APB
36. Marched : TROD
37. Staff symbol : CLEF
38. In a remorseful way : RUEFULLY
39. Took a taxi : RODE
40. Co. member, sometimes : BRO
43. Prey : QUARRY
45. Influences : COLORS
46. Of the stars : ASTRAL
48. Johnny got his : GUN
49. ___ the hills : OLDAS
50. Actress Van Devere : TRISH
52. Spicy drink : TODDY
54. Fellini's was dolce : VITA
56. Overshoots the puck : ICES
57. Zoeller's gp. : PGA
58. Own, to Burns : AIN
59. The Tin Man's need : OIL
60. Hair mass : MOP

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