New York Times, Thursday, September 16, 1993

Author: Lois Sidway
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz era puzzles in our database.
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1. Lay an egg : FLOP
5. Charming bit of sorcery? : OBEAH
10. Insolent tad : SNIP
14. He was every inch a king : LEAR
15. Pro ___ (balance-sheet projections) : FORMA
16. Sherwood friar : TUCK
17. Stud stake : ANTE
18. A few Z's : FORTYWINKS
20. Big fiddlers : BASSISTS
22. Bono who's a pro : SONNY
23. Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
24. Company car, e.g. : PERK
25. Manilow hit record : IWRITETHESONGS
31. Bolo, Bowie, etc. : KNIVES
32. Fair fun : RIDE
33. Planet Mindy visited : ORK
34. Not in operation : IDLE
35. Wee palindrome : LIL
36. His Rose was Irish : ABIE
37. Metric dist. : KIL
38. Test for H.S. jrs. : PSAT
40. Painful punishment : CANING
42. Tort lawyer's theme song? : ICITETHEWRONGS
45. Rapunzel's pride : HAIR
46. New Rochelle college : IONA
47. Tower over : DWARF
49. Goosy : ANSERINE
53. Knobby-nosed rats : WARTYFINKS
55. Raised : BRED
56. Jai ___ : ALAI
57. Eva's "Green Acres" co-star : EDDIE
58. Arabian Sea gulf : OMAN
59. Canine cries : YIPS
60. "The Highwayman" poet : NOYES
61. ___ avis : RARA
1. Dietitian's concern : FLAB
2. Actress Olin : LENA
3. Bran source : OATS
4. Keep : PRESERVE
5. Compensates for : OFFSETS
6. Tiny footwarmer : BOOTEE
7. Proves one's humanness : ERRS
8. Sum: Abbr. : AMT
9. Rustic : HAYSEED
10. Quite smashed : STINKO
11. A Senator from Ga. : NUNN
12. Disgusting : ICKY
13. Hyde and Central: Abbr. : PKS
19. More unfavorable : WORSE
21. Mr. Nastasie : ILIE
24. Marlo's man : PHIL
25. Language group, including Urdu and Sanskrit : INDIC
26. Smith, late of the fashion world : WILLI
27. Commonplace : TRITE
28. ___ deal : NOBIG
29. Smiles broadly : GRINS
30. Boat-rudder projection : SKEG
31. Cuyler of Cooperstown : KIKI
35. A beloved Bert : LAHR
36. Wolverine's home : ANNARBOR
38. His icecapades were historic : PEARY
39. Necks might do it : STIFFEN
40. Goes against : CROSSES
41. Start of a Welk intro : AONE
43. To be specific : THATIS
44. Wee Willie ___ : WINKIE
47. Miró contemporary : DALI
48. Stole, e.g. : WRAP
49. Hardy boy : ANDY
50. Shirley MacLaine role : IRMA
51. Almost happening : NEAR
52. Bart Simpson's teacher : EDNA
53. Means : WAY
54. Court promise : IDO

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