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Lois Sidway
Lois Sidway

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, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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. 16,018
Across
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Lay an egg : FLOP
5
Charming bit of sorcery? : OBEAH
10
Insolent tad : SNIP
14
He was every inch a king : LEAR
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Pro ___ (balance-sheet projections) : FORMA
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Sherwood friar : TUCK
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Stud stake : ANTE
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A few Z's : FORTYWINKS
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Big fiddlers : BASSISTS
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Bono who's a pro : SONNY
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Gen. Robert ___ : ELEE
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Company car, e.g. : PERK
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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
Down
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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

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

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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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