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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Friday, January 1, 1993

38-Across : Times Square activity annually

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,760
Across
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Baltic capital : RIGA
5
Canine examiner's deg. : DDS
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Beeweed : ASTER
13
Grad : ALUM
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Like a whooping crane: Lat. : RARA
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Juicy fruit : MANGO
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CCXXV + CCCXXVII : DLII
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Periods : ERAS
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Musical John : ELTON
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Song recast by Robert Burns : AULDLANGSYNE
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Follower of Zeno : STOIC
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Carrie or Louis : NYE
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Cleaner's target : SPOT
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"___ Call You Sweetheart" : LETME
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Mother of Dionysus : SEMELE
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Mideastern monogram : PLO
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Testimony preceder : OATH
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Kind of beam : LASER
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Times Square activity annually : REVELRY
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Celebratory drinks : EGGNOGS
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Author Turin : ADELA
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Chevet : APSE
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Reno-to-Las Vegas dir. : SSE
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Madrigals' cousins : MOTETS
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Catches : LANDS
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This may close clothes : SNAP
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Kyushu city : USA
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Groups of horses : TEAMS
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Annual greeting : HAPPYNEWYEAR
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Place for a frontal : ALTAR
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Anne Nichols hero : ABIE
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Pronoun for the Pinta : ELLA
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A moon of Saturn : DIONE
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Hoffmann's Olympia : DOLL
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Caesura : REST
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"Clash by Night" playwright : ODETS
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Needle feature : EYE
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Storied septet : SEAS
Down
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London theater sch. : RADA
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With pictures: Abbr. : ILLUS
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Kind of complex : GUILT
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Salt used as a photographic developer : AMIDOL
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Use an egg : DARN
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Jack Webb's show : DRAGNET
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Procacious : SASSY
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Last word : AMEN
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Willy Loman, e.g. : SALESMAN
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Trotyl, for short : TNT
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Alter follower : EGO
12
Nancy's man : RON
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Atomic pile : REACTOR
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Prevaricate : LIE
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Word of consent : YES
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Coins in Manila : PESOS
26
Namesakes of a Varangian leader : OLEGS
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Compendious : TERSE
29
Angelou or Plisetskaya : MAYA
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Taina of "Les Girls" : ELG
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Nannies' vehicles : PRAMS
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Deceived : LEDON
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Given name of the first H.E.W. Secretary : OVETA
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"For ___ jolly ... " : HESA
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Party symbol : ELEPHANT
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Caesar's lang. : LAT
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Refined : GENTEEL
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Hedonistic fellow : PLAYBOY
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Eat : SUP
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What a drosometer measures : DEW
51
Wimsey's creator : SAYERS
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Bogart role : SPADE
56
Affray : MELEE
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Taco enhancer : SALSA
59
Immortal hawk : ARES
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Shade of green : NILE
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Mild expletive : RATS
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___ Annie of "Oklahoma!" : ADO
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Topper : LID
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Podagra afflicts it : TOE

Answer summary: 1 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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