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New York Times, Sunday, January 24, 1993

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 113, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 14, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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Across
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Do some gardening : SPADE
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___ House, O'Neill's home in Calif. : TAO
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Capture : BAG
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Stagehand : GRIP
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Subject of a C. Wells limerick : TUTOR
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Yr. obdt. ___ : SERV
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Vends : SELLS
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Football cheer : YELL
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City north of East St. Louis : ALTON
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Caen's river : ORNE
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Corolla part : PETAL
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Depend : RELY
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PHYSICAL-EDUCATION MOTTO : SSANAINCORPORESANO
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Roll-call reply : HERE
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Caviar : ROE
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Composer Janacek : LEOS
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Canine examiner's deg. : DDS
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Seven-inning diamond game : SOFTBALL
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CHANNEL BETWEEN WALES AND ANGLESEY ISLAND : AISTRAIT
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Exhaust gradually : DRAIN
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Ignited : LIT
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K-O connection : LMN
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Similar: Comb. form : HOMEO
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" . . . ALL ___ EQUAL . . . " : ARECREATED
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WESTERNMOST POINT OF CALIF. : CAPEDOCINO
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Rhine delta port : ROTTERDAM
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Cinquefoil feature : ARC
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Cashiered : OUSTED
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Sigourney Weaver hit: 1979 : ALIEN
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Melodious : ARIOSO
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Slip : ERR
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"THE LORD IS WITH THEE: ___": Luke 1:28 : BLESSEDARTTHOUAMONGWO
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Draft agcy. : SSS
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"Merope" poet : ARNOLD
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Former Spanish port : PALOS
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Least furnished : BAREST
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For : PRO
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Certain mathematicians : GEOMETERS
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PITTSBURGH-BORN ACTOR: 1890-1963 : ADOLPHEJOU
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BANANA-HEADDRESS ACTRESS : CARMIRANDA
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Inventor Nikola ___ : TESLA
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Winery feature : VAT
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Lap dog : POM
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Comedian Kaye : DANNY
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"On a ___ . . . ": Lerner-Lane musical : CLEARDAY
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Nautical ropes : LANYARDS
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Possesses : HAS
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The smart set : TON
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Kind : SORT
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Escoffier seasoning : SEL
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Butter units : PATS
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DONIZETTI WORK, WITH "THE" : DAUGHTEROFTHEREGIT
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On the horizon : AFAR
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___ Tower, Chicago : SEARS
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___ avis : RARA
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Muse for Pindar : ERATO
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Glaze for cloth : SIZE
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_____ Bell (Emily Brontë) : ELLIS
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Malay sir : TUAN
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Madison Ave. denizen : ADMAN
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Cognize : KNOW
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Douceur : SOP
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Upward bend in timber : SNY
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New York mayor: 1784-89 : DUANE
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Hiding place : STASH
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Peas and beans : PULSE
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Perfume base : ATTAR
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Fictional Loma : DOONE
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Soprano Berger : ERNA
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Pisa's river : ARNO
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Covered : OVERLAID
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U.S. mental-hygiene movement founder : BEERS
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Window envelope material : GLASSINE
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Kind of sandwich : GYRO
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Arikara : REE
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Adverse : ILL
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Rope strand : PLY
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What ibn means : SONOF
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Bobbin : SPOOL
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Blind parts : SLATS
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One who mangles : IRONER
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Pic de ___, highest of the Pyrenees : NETHOU
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Therewith, in Darmstadt : DAMIT
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Chemical compound : DIENE
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Lost a lap : STOOD
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Circe et al. : SIRENS
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To turn pale, in Blois : BLEMIR
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Elec. unit : AMP
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Fabulous birds : ROCS
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Amusing : DROLL
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Make a new knot : RETIE
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Parts of "Phèdre" : ACTES
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Varnish ingredient : LAC
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Omani, e.g. : ARAB
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Coarse fibers : ADADS
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Gogol's "___ Bulba" : TARAS
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An Eisenhower doctor: 1956 : CROHN
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Campus building, for short : DORM
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Houston player : ASTRO
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Hokkaido port : OTARU
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Swiss mathematician: 1707-83 : EULER
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Polish city : RADOM
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Tallinn native : ESTH
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Type of reproduction : OOGAMY
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Gluck creations : OPERAS
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Soviet dissident-author Sharansky : NATAN
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Senator-astronaut : GLENN
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Verbose : WORDY
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Thessalian mountain : OSSA
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Lot : BATCH
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Author Turin : ADELA
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Derby winner's wreath : ROSES
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Pronoun for the Pinta : ELLA
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City in Laconia : SPARTA
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Cambodia's Pol ___ : POT
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Mean : MIDDLE
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Gospels : EVANGELS
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Johnny's successor on TV : JAY
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Twists : CONTORTS
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Young salmon : PARR
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Drench : DOUSE
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Loamy deposit : LOESS
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Errant : ASTRAY
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She often starred with 99 Down : REHAN
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Runway : STRIP
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Concealed : PERDU
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Old World lizard : AGAMA
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Largest moon of Saturn : TITAN
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He wrote "Lust for Life" : STONE
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Actor John ___: 1853-1927 : DREW
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Nimbus : HALO
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Hawthorne's was marble : FAUN
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Perused : READ
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Invite : ASK
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Pinnule : FIN
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Kind of dye : AZO

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 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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