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New York Times, Wednesday, January 13, 1993

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Spans: 1
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,772
Across
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Granny or bowline : KNOT
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More timid : SHYER
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Karate blow : CHOP
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Ibsen heroine : NORA
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Elizabethan dramatist : PEELE
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Gas: Comb. form : AERI
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Lendl of tennis : IVAN
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Van Gogh painted here : ARLES
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Highway feature : LANE
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Sharp flavor : TANG
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Lopez theme : NOLA
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More antiquated : OLDER
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Samuel Pepys was one : LONDONER
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Offenbach's "La Belle ___" : HELENE
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Marveled : WONDERED
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Acknowledged : AVOWED
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Mrs., in Lima : SRA
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Zorina or Miles : VERA
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Artist Joan and novelist Gabriel : MIROS
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One ___ time : ATA
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Exclude : DEBAR
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Polynesian god : ATEO
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One, in Roma : UNO
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Most tender : SOREST
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He does odd jobs : HANDYMAN
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Emulates Izaak Walton : ANGLES
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Kind of witness : MATERIAL
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Manila hemp : ABACA
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October gem : OPAL
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Not in harmony : AJAR
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Big butte : MESA
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Dallas suburb : PLANO
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In a proper way : DULY
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Gossip unit : ITEM
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Brickkiln worker : FIRER
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This, to 37 Across : ESTA
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Tide type : NEAP
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Torte and petit four : CAKES
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Musial or Laurel : STAN
Down
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Make a cardigan : KNIT
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Bossa ___ (Brazilian dance) : NOVA
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Boston Symphony's summer home : TANGLEWOOD
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Extended over : SPANNED
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A king of Judea : HEROD
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Site of Old Faithful : YELLOWSTONEPARK
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Actress Duse : ELEANORA
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Legal thing : RES
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Phone : CALL
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Leader : HEAD
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Jetty : PIER
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Calif.'s Fort ___ : ORD
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Wallet stuffers : ONES
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Syrian city : HAMAH
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Musical set in Argentina : EVITA
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Actress in "Two Women" : LOREN
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Florida wetlands : EVERGLADES
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Kick over the traces : REBEL
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Delete : ERASE
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Pub game : DARTS
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Turkey in Asia : ANATOLIA
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Lady from Lisbon : DONA
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American lizard : UMA
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Salts : SAILORS
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Singer Sumac : YMA
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Indian V.I.P. : RANEE
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Ugandan exile : AMIN
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___ noire : BETE
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Like 42 Down, often : ASEA
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Bivouac : CAMP
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Exactly : JUST
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Utah resort : ALTA
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An O'Neal : RYAN
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Rank below Cpl. : PFC

Answer summary: 5 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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