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ORTHOGRAPHER'S HOLIDAY

New York Times, Sunday, January 10, 1993

Author:
June A. Boggs
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 86, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 710 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 130, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 10, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
June A. Boggs has 28 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,769
Across
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Dis Pater : HADES
6
Polled : SHORN
11
Neighbor of Silver Springs : OCALA
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Quahog : CLAM
20
" . . . ___ that kings/Have lipp'd . . . ": Shak. : AHAND
21
Blender yield : PUREE
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Bytom natives : POLES
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Madrid's Fifth Ave. : PRADO
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Loft members' need? : RECHOIRMENT
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Band : TROOP
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Arrested : RANIN
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Spotted cavy : PACA
29
Luke in "The Dukes of Hazzard" : WOPAT
30
Songstress Nina ___ : SIMONE
31
Giant grass : OTATE
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Speer was jailed here : SPANDAU
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That's a fact : DATUM
36
Rural apothecary? : FARMACIST
38
Coppers : CENTS
40
Freesia, e.g. : IRID
42
A faja is one : SASH
43
Influence : AFFECT
46
Colleague of an alim : IMAM
49
Day or Holiday : SINGER
52
" . . . whatever ___ right": Pope : ISIS
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Independent org.: 1935-55 : CIO
57
Climbing palm : RATTAN
59
Galvanize : STIR
60
Region surrounding Athens : ATTICA
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T. Gray opus : ELEGY
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Outdoor storage fee : YARDAGE
67
Bon ton : TASTE
69
Meas. equaling 3.7854 liters : GAL
70
Astrolabe plate : RETE
71
Light-footed : SPRY
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The Devil : OLDNICK
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Statesman Motilal ___ of India : NEHRU
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Inner tubes : BRONCHI
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Missile housing : SILO
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Rhythmical : PACED
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Ellás : GREECE
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Snug apparel : VESTS
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Advocating détente, e.g. : DOVISH
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Folkways : MORES
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Type of jerk : KNEE
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Tower : SOAR
94
Exploded : WENTOFF
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Dishonor : ABASE
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Department-store plan : LAYAWAY
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Ne plus ultra : ACME
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Jewish month after Av : ELUL
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Sheriff's asst. : DEP
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Beatrice, to Leonato : NIECE
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Sediments : RESIDUA
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Cooper's tool : CROZE
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Clinkers collector : ASHMAN
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Cafeteria item : TRAY
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Site of Kinabalu : BORNEO
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Evade : GEE
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Phoenix neighbor : MESA
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He directed "Never on Sunday" : DASSIN
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Start of a 1936 best seller's title : GONE
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Orison : PRAYER
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Sally : RAID
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Dramatist de Vega : LOPE
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Knockabout : SLOOP
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Doctor Bubbles? : FIZZICIAN
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"The Myth of Sisyphus" author : CAMUS
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Transport: Var. : ENTHRAL
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Skirt : AVOID
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Was babbling : PRATED
143
Divagate : STRAY
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Kyushu seaport : OITA
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Clumsy, in Callao : TORPE
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Paravane : OTTER
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Like an impartial inheritor? : FHEIRMINDED
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Stage curtain : ARRAS
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Former defense gp. : SEATO
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Umbrette's relative : HERON
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Watch : VIGIL
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Actress in "The Flim Flam Man" : LYON
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French pronoun : ELLES
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Israeli ambassador to U.S.: 1982-83 : ARENS
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"Street ___," Elmer Rice play : SCENE
Down
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Arctic seals : HARPS
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All of ___ (abruptly) : AHEAP
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Bangladesh's capital, old spelling : DACCA
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Upgrade : ENHANCE
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Noted Justice's monogram : SDO
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Pullulate : SPROUT
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Zebu feature : HUMP
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Attendant on Artemis : OREAD
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Income for Julio : RENTA
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Clear : NET
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Overlooked Pollyanna? : OPTIMISSED
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Bulbous stem base : CORM
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Standoffish : ALOOF
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Soprano Mitchell : LEONA
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Slander : ASPERSE
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Scrooge's clerk : CRATCHIT
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Hawaiian veranda : LANAI
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Colliery entrances : ADITS
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"Haystack at Giverny" painter : MONET
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Indonesian boats : PROAS
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"___ Girl Just Like . . . ": 1911 song : IWANTA
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Charge opener : SUR
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Disparage : DECRY
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Son of 16 Down : TIM
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He opposed Girondists : MARAT
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Ravi Shankar's companion : SITAR
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Code word : DIT
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Harsh : ACERB
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Plumber, at times : FILER
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Enemy snaps? : FOETOGRAPHS
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Martin and Astor : MARYS
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Song from "A Chorus Line" : AND
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Lustrous : NITID
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Adorned : GRACED
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Pine strategy? : SIGHCHOLOGY
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"___ for naebody": Burns : ICARE
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Toledo toast : SALUD
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Similar to a common cornichon? : TYPICKLE
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Alley target : TENPIN
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Styles; kinds : GENRES
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Not at all, in Oahu : AOLE
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Insects' tongues : GLOSSAE
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Be acquainted with Frosty? : SKNOWMAN
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Andress film: 1965 : SHE
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Space Age acronym : NASA
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Island also called Rapa Nui : EASTER
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City in N Italy : CESENA
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"___ neater, sweeter maiden . . . ": Kipling : IVEA
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Represents : ENACTS
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Kringle's burden : TOYS
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Churchillian sign : VEE
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Palindromic title : MADAM
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Corpulent : OBESE
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Voyeurs : EYERS
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Gaseous element : RADON
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Colored flare: Var. : FUZEE
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Deride : FLEER
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Lopsided perissodactyl? : WRYNOCEROS
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Kippers herring : CURES
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Sanskrit or Hindi : INDIC
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Nigerian native : IBO
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He painted "Sens Cathedral" : COROT
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Almondy confection : MARZIPAN
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Be valetudinarian : AIL
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Name source : EPONYM
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Fatty : ADIPOSE
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Bijou : GEM
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Voiceless : APHONIC
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Health-care personnel : AIDES
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Highwayman : PAD
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Ascertains : LEARNS
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Mortiferous : FATAL
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A base of bone turquoise : IVORY
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Power role in a 1940 film : ZORRO
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Soviet workers' cooperative : ARTEL
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Province in South Africa : NATAL
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Gentleman ___ of the Black Rod : USHER
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Firewood measure : STERE
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Arris : RIDGE
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Fressed at the hearthside : ATEIN
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Punch drinker's essential : LADLE
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Place for a casquette : TETE
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Black Sea feeder : RION
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An arm of H.U.D. : FHA
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Hosp. feeders : IVS

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 11 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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