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New York Times, Saturday, January 16, 1993

Author:
Jesse Roarke
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,775
Across
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Repel; manage : FEND
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Cry of a flushed snipe : SCAPE
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Soprano Lucrezia ___ : BORI
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Painter Grabar : IGOR
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French composer of 49 operas : AUBER
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___ Bator, Mongolia : ULAN
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A Pharaoh : SETI
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Act of citification : URBANIZING
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Fla. food fish : CREVALLE
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Allotrope of oxygen : OZONE
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She wrote "Delta Wedding" : WELTY
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Victor at Brandywine: 1777 : HOWE
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Singer-TV host : SHORE
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Witty comeback : REPARTEE
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High, craggy hill : TOR
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Phantasmal image : EIDOLON
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Fordham mascot : RAM
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Grasshopper's critic : ANT
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Carpenter's fastening pin : DOWEL
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Of yore : AGO
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Japanese classical drama : NOH
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Expander of a Harvard library? : WIDENER
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Examine : VET
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Draper's offerings : DRYGOODS
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Cordwood measure : STERE
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Feast of ___ (Purim) : LOTS
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Party gift : FAVOR
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"Gnossiennes" composer : SATIE
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"St. Elsewhere" site : HOSPITAL
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Wild geranium : HERBROBERT
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Site of U. of San Marcos : LIMA
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Integument : ARIL
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Dorothy Gale, to Em : NIECE
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A compound : ENOL
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Glum : MOPY
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More peculiar : ODDER
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Custer's Major ___ : RENO
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Exchequer : FISC
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Elbe feeder : EGER
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Remarkable : NOTEWORTHY
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This is suited to a tee : DRIVER
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___ Ste. Marie : SAULT
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"Oklahoma!" hero : CURLY
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Author Prévost : ABBE
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Legume : PEA
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Fish-eating bird : ERN
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Bee or bell : BUZZER
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Gallimaufry : OLIO
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___ of Kutch : RANN
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Prelate or playwright : INGE
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Hawkeye : IOWAN
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Toward shelter, at sea : ALEE
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Poe's "To ___" : HELEN
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City on the Odra : OPOLE
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Position : STAND
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Actress Blackman : HONOR
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Nicholas and Schoolboy : ROWES
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Limestone from hot springs : TRAVERTINE
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Agog : EAGER
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Overplay : EMOTE
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Dostoyevsky's "The ___" : IDIOT
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Jazz drummer: 1898-1959 : DODDS
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Suitor : WOOER
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Letters on an invitation : RSVP
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With fluency : GLIBLY
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Tillie of comics : TOILER
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Power : FORCE
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Fall flower : ASTER
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False : SHAM
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Baltic island : AERO
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Scenery changer : TRIP
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Mark : HEED
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Theban deity : AMON
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"Fiesque" composer : LALO
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Yoko : ONO
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Offer : BID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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