New York Times, Saturday, October 16, 1993

Author: Jack Jumonville
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across Down
1. Dodo (3) : ASS
4. Finsteraarhorn, e.g. (3) : ALP
7. Deg. for W. T. G. Morton (3) : DDS
10. Hail, to Ovid (3) : AVE
13. Coast, to Colón (7) : LITORAL
15. Wile (3) : ART
16. Demented (3) : MAD
17. Leader for Moses? (7) : GRANDMA
18. Where the Powder flows (7) : WYOMING
20. Bear on high (4) : URSA
21. Sailing alternately close-hauled and free (10) : BYANDLARGE
23. Mast support (8) : MAINSTAY
25. "Heart of ___," old sea song (3) : OAK
26. Ike's command (3) : ETO
27. Emulating Leno or Letterman (8) : EMCEEING
32. Kind of boat or train (5) : GRAVY
35. City in Iran (4) : ARAK
36. Part-time mil. group (4) : USAR
37. Pays off (7) : REDEEMS
39. Order with 14 legs (7) : ISOPODA
41. Augury (4) : OMEN
42. Cries of triumph (4) : OHOS
44. Neighbors of radiuses (5) : ULNAS
45. Maidenhair trees (8) : GINKGOES
47. Had a meal (3) : ATE
48. Byron's always (3) : EER
49. A typeface (8) : SANSERIF
54. Surprised at sea by a sudden wind shift (10) : TAKENABACK
58. Baylor U. site (4) : WACO
59. Comparability (7) : ANALOGY
60. Spot checker (7) : CLEANER
62. Football pos. (3) : CTR
63. Examine carefully (3) : VET
64. Putting trust in (7) : RELYING
65. Metric meas. (3) : KIL
66. Enzyme suffix (3) : ASE
67. Solicit (3) : ASK
68. Never, in Bonn (3) : NIE
1. Biblical tree (5) : ALGUM
2. Old term of address (5) : SIRRA
3. Position: Comb. form (5) : STASI
4. Ending for drunk? (3) : ARD
5. "...as a ___ the slaughter": Isa. 53:7 (6) : LAMBTO
6. Salt pan (5) : PLAYA
7. Backup for Tony Orlando (4) : DAWN
8. Ship-repair facilities (8) : DRYDOCKS
9. Tunics for Agrippina (6) : STOLAE
10. Muslim V.I.P. (4) : AMIR
11. Gaff steadier (4) : VANG
12. Advantage (4) : EDGE
14. Steadily (12) : ONANEVENKEEL
19. Compensate for lateral drift (12) : MAKEUPLEEWAY
22. Pablo's yesterday (4) : AYER
24. Eyelid swelling (4) : STYE
28. But, in Brest (4) : MAIS
29. "...frost ___ the punkin..." (4) : ISON
30. Nothing for Felipe (4) : NADA
31. Pâté de foie ___ (4) : GRAS
32. Tar's beverage (4) : GROG
33. Ancient name of Reims (4) : REMI
34. Arabian Sea gulf (4) : ADEN
35. N.C. county (4) : ASHE
38. Places for securing ships (8) : MOORAGES
40. Subdivisions of innings (4) : OUTS
43. Bones (4) : OSSA
46. Birthplace of Colombo (6) : GENOVA
47. Where tarsi are found (6) : ANKLES
50. Capital of Ghana (5) : ACCRA
51. Arrested (5) : RANIN
52. Queen Boadicea's tribe (5) : ICENI
53. Smithy (5) : FORGE
54. Change the course of a sloop (4) : TACK
55. Not for (4) : ANTI
56. Actor Malden (4) : KARL
57. Eight bits to computer folk (4) : BYTE
61. Cervus canadensis (3) : ELK

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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