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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

PLACE SETTINGS

New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1993

Author: James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor: Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
James E. Hinish, Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,070
Across Down
1. Quite a while : AGES
5. "The Sound of Music" family name : TRAPP
10. Terra ___ : COTTA
15. External: Comb. form : ECTO
19. Portnoy's creator : ROTH
20. Capital on the Red River : HANOI
21. Knock for ___ (clobber) : ALOOP
22. A brother of Balder : THOR
23. Ash and trash? : CANOPENERS
25. Deck or second? : BEFOREHAND
27. Drop or fall? : STARTOUT
28. State of Muslim V.I.P.? : CALIF
30. Everlasting, old style : ETERNE
31. Turf protector : TARP
32. Halogenous element : IODIN
33. Hymnal's kin : PSALTER
34. Overweight : OBESE
36. Start to remove a diaper : UNPIN
37. Knightly combat area : LISTS
38. City in Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
39. Cuff or golf? : MISSINGLINKS
42. Ziegfeld : FLO
45. Eng. capital : LOND
46. Sift, in Shropshire : LUE
47. Mount sacred to Buddhists : OMEI
48. "Aquarius" musical : HAIR
49. "___ so to bed" : AND
50. Friday or friend? : GIRLCHASER
54. A "Rich Man, Poor Man" star : NOLTE
55. Grade or standing? : FOLLOWUP
58. Cozy and comfortable : HOMEY
59. Site of Virgil's tomb : NAPLES
60. Karl von ___, W.W.I. German commander : EINEM
61. Conclusion : FINIS
62. Star in Cygnus : DENEB
63. One of seven kings of Norway : HAAKON
65. Mexican War White House family : POLKS
66. Scared or short? : RUNAHEAD
69. Born earlier : OLDER
70. Of duty or of sight? : FINISHLINE
72. Medical-svc. group : HMO
73. Claim against property : LIEN
74. Wilma's spouse : FRED
75. Ottoman luminary : AGA
76. Vivid display : RIOT
77. Easily handled, nautically : YAR
78. Stamp or stuff? : FOODADDITIVE
83. Anent : INRE
84. Blackmore heroine : LORNA
85. Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar : ELCID
86. Girl in a 1918 Berlin song : MANDY
88. Sought status : ASPIRED
91. Outsider : ALIEN
92. ___ in a poke : APIG
93. Opposite of a vacuum : PLENUM
94. Impertubable one : STOIC
95. Cash or bombard? : FRONTIER
99. Mind or piece? : POSTMASTER
101. Bud or maker? : AFTERTASTE
103. Recent : LATE
104. Sudden burst of activity : SPASM
105. Indian Zoroastrian : PARSI
106. Privy to : INON
107. Organic compound : ENOL
108. "La Plume de ma ___" : TANTE
109. Halt, in Bari : SOSTA
110. Actress Anderson : LONI
1. Circle parts : ARCS
2. Capricorn : GOAT
3. Mongibello : ETNA
4. Cake or stop? : SHORTEND
5. Proposition provable from accepted premises : THEOREM
6. Accumulated : RANUP
7. Claude ___, pseudonym of author Jean Schopfer : ANET
8. ___ favor (please) : POR
9. Italian name of an Aegean isle : PISCOPI
10. Telegraphing : CABLING
11. Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
12. Beau Brummell, e.g. : TOFF
13. Extremely : TOO
14. Lift or jacket? : APRESSKI
15. Kennedy and Mertz : ETHELS
16. Diagrammatic depiction : CHART
17. Metric unit of 1,000 kilograms : TONNE
18. Select from a menu : ORDER
24. School gps. : PTAS
26. Gallic states : ETATS
29. Tennis cry : ADIN
32. Island, to Ilse : INSEL
33. Yearner : PINER
34. Town on the Penobscot : ORONO
35. Arm or rubber? : BANDLEADER
36. Supplant illegally : USURP
37. Her Majesty's salt : LIMEY
38. St. ___, Northfield, Minn., campus : OLAF
40. " . . . topless towers of ___?": Marlowe : ILIUM
41. Fails to show : LOSES
42. Back or guy? : FALLBEHIND
43. Calorie counter's word : LITE
44. Galena and bauxite : ORES
48. China's Hebei province, old style : HOPEH
50. Broadway's Verdon : GWEN
51. Sonora seasoning : CHILI
52. Traffic signals : HONKS
53. Plain People : AMISH
54. Zola heroine : NANA
56. Compare : LIKEN
57. ___ about : ONOR
59. Hawaii's state bird : NENE
61. "On Golden Pond" co-star : FONDA
62. The Danube, to Bulgarians : DUNAV
63. Part of H.R.E. : HOLY
64. Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
65. ___-terre : PIEDA
66. Unyielding : RIGID
67. He wrote "The Last Resorts" : AMORY
68. Show too much admiration : DOTE
70. Palm leaf : FROND
71. Lucan's tongue : LATIN
74. Mizzen or main? : FOREMAST
76. Leader or master? : RINGTAIL
78. Tribunal : FORUM
79. 16th-century architect, Tuileries builder : DELORME
80. LXIX x VIII : DLII
81. Large glacial formations : ICECAPS
82. Where William Allen White worked : EMPORIA
84. Supporting crosspiece : LINTEL
87. "___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
88. Rome Beauty, e.g. : APPLE
89. U.S. painter John ___: 1871-1951 : SLOAN
90. Basil-garlic-olive oil sauce : PESTO
91. Bikini event: 1946 : ATEST
92. Give one's mouth ___ (keep quiet) : AREST
94. Funnyman Freberg : STAN
95. Some mil. planes : FTRS
96. "There ___ Greater Love," 1936 song : ISNO
97. School jacket : ETON
98. Eclectic-school painter : RENI
100. Hot Springs, e.g. : SPA
102. ___ Schwarz (noted N.Y. toy store) : FAO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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