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Lois Sidway
Lois Sidway

New York Times, Thursday, July 1, 1993

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Lois Sidway has 67 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 18 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,941
Across
1
Stratford's river : AVON
5
Luggage : BAGS
9
Embroidering aid : HOOP
13
Many a blackboard list : MENU
14
A N.Y. drama : OBIE
15
Delicate purple : MAUVE
16
Awaits, with "for" : ISINSTORE
18
Out of the sack : ASTIR
19
Barns and corrals? : STOCKHOLDERS
21
Sloth, for one : SIN
22
Whirlwinds near the Faeroes : OES
23
Hydrocarbon used as a solvent : CETANE
26
Donkeys and elephants? : PARTYANIMALS
29
A view from Mt. Everest : NEPAL
32
Org. : ASSN
33
Carlotta's aunt : TIA
34
Actor Arkin : ALAN
35
Chichester chum : MATEY
37
Check : STEM
38
Freed : RID
39
Tonto's Kemo ___ : SABE
40
Holmes's creator : DOYLE
41
The Harlem Globetrotters? : COURTJESTERS
45
He has vested interests : TAILOR
46
Some : ANY
47
Youth org. : BSA
50
Brownout? : CURRENTEVENT
53
Okla. Indian : CREEK
56
Superman and Mr. Hyde : ALTEREGOS
57
Bizarre : OUTRE
58
___-do-well : NEER
59
Tipper, for one : GORE
60
Tennyson and Napoleon, for two : LEOS
61
Dick Tracy's sweetie : TESS
62
"___ boy!" : ATTA
Down
1
Wrong : AMISS
2
"___ la glubba" : VESTI
3
Roll flavoring : ONION
4
"___ Dimittis," old hymn : NUNC
5
Mystify : BOTHER
6
"Every knock is ___" (old saying) : ABOOST
7
Young lass : GIRL
8
Pea pod, e.g. : SEEDCASE
9
"Evening Bells" painter : HASSAM
10
Extinguished : OUT
11
Egg: Comb. form : OVI
12
For each : PER
15
Papa Sheen : MARTIN
17
Cheers! : SKOAL
20
Weensy predecessor : EENSY
24
Trim and smart : NATTY
25
A first name in architecture : ELIEL
26
Greek Faunus : PAN
27
"Breaking Away" director : YATES
28
Identical : SAME
29
Police agt. : NARC
30
"The Waste Land" poet : ELIOT
31
Where Petruchio wived it wealthily : PADUA
35
Hot Lips's rank : MAJOR
36
Deviating from the norm : ABERRANT
37
Andrea Doria call : SOS
39
Gospel writer : STLUKE
40
Modern appliance : DRYER
42
Mashers' relatives : RICERS
43
Colette's aunts : TANTES
44
Inserts : ENTERS
47
Sired : BEGOT
48
Paddock sound : SNORT
49
Befuddled : ATSEA
51
Rob't ___ : ELEE
52
Bright star : VEGA
53
S.A. country : COL
54
Deplore : RUE
55
D.D.E.'s command : ETO

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 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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