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Lois Sidway
Lois Sidway

New York Times, Friday, February 5, 1993

14-Down : Veronica of "Hill Street Blues"

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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,795
Across
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Emulates Clotho : SPINS
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Preachy pamphlet : TRACT
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Parsonage personage : CLERIC
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Minsk moolah : RUBLES
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Dutch painter: 1450?-1516 : HIERONYMUSBOSCH
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Crackerjack : ACE
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Written reminder : NOTE
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S.C. river : SANTEE
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Powerful sharks : MAKOS
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Phobia provokers: Abbr. : HTS
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Start of a Mozart title : EINE
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Returning tide? : EDIT
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Thrown for a loss : BEATEN
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A "Deliverance" co-star of Burt : NED
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Scale run : LATIDO
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Manila machete : BOLO
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Wartime Joes : GIS
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The paintings of 14 Across are full of this : SYMBOLISM
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Hector, once : PUP
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Old Testament shepherd : ABEL
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Winker's apparatus : EYELID
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Finial : EPI
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Contradiction : DENIAL
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Mens ___ (sound mind) : SANA
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In the sack : ABED
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Sounds from Dagwood : ZZZ
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___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
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Cherry red : CERISE
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Impress sharply : ETCH
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A word from the Beav : GEE
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Things in 14 Across's triptych garden : EARTHLYDELIGHTS
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Amounts to : TOTALS
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Teeth trouble : CARIES
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Post-shower wraparound : TOWEL
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Shell out : SPEND
Down
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Describing Burns's mouse : SLEEKIT
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For each : PER
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Dungeon equipment : IRONS
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Composer Rota : NINO
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It cuts a wide swath : SCYTHE
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Broadway hit about Capote : TRU
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Crooner Columbo : RUSS
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Swedish rock group : ABBA
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Exact replica : CLONE
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Lab activity : TESTING
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Summer singer : CICADA
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Act opener : SCENEI
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Veronica of "Hill Street Blues" : HAMEL
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Built up and destroyed protoplasm : METABOLIZED
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Listens to : HEEDS
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Mayberry jail habitué : OTIS
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A convertiplane : STOL
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Ice-cream treat : BOMBE
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Eero Saarinen's father : ELIEL
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Meddlesome : NOSY
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Pair : DYAD
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Automotive pioneer : BENZ
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Pancho's table : MESA
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"Shalom" : PEACE
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Optimistic : UPBEAT
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Pantomime character : PIERROT
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"The little dog ___" : LAUGHED
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Narrows : INLETS
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Appointments : DATES
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Cacao beans were their wampum : AZTECS
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Likewise : DITTO
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English county : SHIRE
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Eliza's creator : SHAW
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That Gallic girl : ELLE
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Weather report? : CLAP
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Monogram of a designer : YSL
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Two-handed card game : GIN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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