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New York Times, Wednesday, December 22, 1993

Author:
Morton B. Braun
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Morton B. Braun

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQWXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Braun. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 1222 ( 16,115 )
Across
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Eve's second-born : ABEL
5
Selves : EGOS
9
Recipe direction : SCALD
14
Venetian traveler : POLO
15
Baby's cry : MAMA
16
Nuts-and-honey snack : HALVA
17
Syllabus : PLAN
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Scottish group : CLAN
19
Bean or Welles : ORSON
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Kind of joint between boards : TONGUEANDGROOVE
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Angers : IRES
24
British statesman Sir Robert : PEEL
25
Pursued : CHASED
28
It can provide a moving experience : VAN
29
"_____ La Douce" : IRMA
33
Pregame rah-rah meeting : RALLY
34
1948 Hitchcock nail-biter : ROPE
35
Close : NEAR
36
Island prison of history : ELBA
37
Days of celebration : FETES
38
Roof projection : EAVE
39
Hammer head : PEEN
40
CompuServe patron : USER
41
Joseph of the Senate : BIDEN
42
Viewed : EYED
43
"All Things Considered" network : NPR
44
Be annoyed : RESENT
45
Utah's state flower : SEGO
47
Knot in wood : BURL
48
The Iron Chancellor : OTTOVONBISMARCK
55
Pre-Columbian Mexican : NAHUA
56
Father of Enos : SETH
57
Tennis champ Yannick : NOAH
58
African antelope : ELAND
59
Suffix with kitchen or usher : ETTE
60
Old Russian assembly : DUMA
61
Race to a base, perhaps : SLIDE
62
Bird feeder fill : SEED
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Observed : SEEN
Down
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Date with an M.D. : APPT
2
Heavy Army knife : BOLO
3
Verve : ELAN
4
View from Port Jefferson : LONGISLANDSOUND
5
Hosted a roast : EMCEED
6
Big parties : GALAS
7
Mideast gulf : OMAN
8
Alternative to a plane? : SANDPAPER
9
Kind of leave or dinner : SHORE
10
Group containing Truk, Belau and Yap : CAROLINEISLANDS
11
Too : ALSO
12
City in Ukraine : LVOV
13
Hans Christian Andersen, e.g. : DANE
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1934 chemistry Nobelist : UREY
22
Heredity units : GENES
25
Holiday paper : CREPE
26
The Tin Man portrayer : HALEY
27
"Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
28
Person in a booth? : VOTER
30
Author of "The Cloister and the Hearth" : READE
31
Expert : MAVEN
32
"You _____ kidding!" : ARENT
34
Survey data : RESPONSES
37
Baseball practice : FUNGO
41
Road shoulder : BERM
44
Hurried : RUSHED
46
Avoid : EVADE
47
Please, to 48-Across : BITTE
48
Singles : ONES
49
Fanciful, as a story : TALL
50
Popular cuisine : THAI
51
_____ noire : BETE
52
Rake : ROUE
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Arrived : CAME
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Tatar chief : KHAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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