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New York Times, Friday, January 22, 1993

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F H J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 247 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,781
Across
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Da ___ (guitar device) : CAPO
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Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
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Like hand-me-downs : USED
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Airplane's ___ strut : OLEO
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Was out of sorts : AILED
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To be, in Toulon : ETRE
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Kind of bath : SITZ
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___ Janeiro : RIODE
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Come in second : LOSE
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Puzzler's puzzling A-words : AAREADITALAEAER
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Japanese sash : OBI
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Restaurant offering : MENU
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Rubberneck's activity : STARING
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Calorie burners : SITUPS
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"The Way We ___" : WERE
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Pretentious : ARTY
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Like Windsor wives : MERRY
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Puzzler's puzzling E-words : EEROELIAESAUEON
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Negative particle : ANION
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Liquid defense : MOAT
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Pisano's pot : VASO
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Clerical gowns : RASONS
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Tangled or untangled : RAVELED
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Period after soir : NUIT
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Tibetan gazelle : GOA
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Puzzler's puzzling I-words : IOTAISEEIGLUION
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Verve : BRIO
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Swap : TRADE
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San ___, Italy : REMO
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Baseball statistic : ERROR
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Mild expletive : DRAT
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Biggers's middle name : DERR
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Comeback : RALLY
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Annapolis inst. : USNA
Down
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Former Albanian president : ALIA
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Rock: Comb. form : PETR
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Puzzler's puzzling O-words : OOZEOREOOONAOER
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Slaughter was one : CARDINAL
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Half of CVI : LIII
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"Thanks ___!" : ALOT
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Do a beaver job anew : REDAM
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Astaire's sister et al. : ADELES
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Puzzler's puzzling U-words : UELEUTEUVEAURDU
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Portico : STOA
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Brocket or muntjac : DEER
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Biblical queen mother: II Kings 18:2 : ABI
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Inner self : ANIMA
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Pledge sacredly : SWEAR
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___ Marie, R&B singer : TEENA
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V-shaped roof gutter : ARRIS
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Bleak : GRIM
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Of a nitrogenous compound : UREAL
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Mailer's output : PROSE
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Ecclesiastical assembly : SYNOD
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Confucian virtue : TAO
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A.D. MCMXCIII, e.g. : YEAR
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Boredom : ENNUI
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Unsteady : STAGGERY
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MacLaine, to Betty : SISTER
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Tenn. native : VOL
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Earth, to Livy : TERRA
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Department of France : ORNE
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Stadium section : TIER
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Noble title : EARL
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Adored one : IDOL
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Cash and cloth finishers : IERS
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Middle East sultanate : OMAN
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___ bene : NOTA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 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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