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New York Times, Tuesday, January 26, 1993

Author:
James L. Beatty
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { G J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,785

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Curl the lip : SNEER
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Memorable publisher-editor : CERF
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Sherbets' cousins : ICES
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Rich cake : TORTE
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Indigo : ANIL
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Blue or White river : NILE
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Dispossess : EVICT
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"___ Ha'i" : BALI
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Herr's partner : FRAU
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Suited to lathe-working : MACHINABLE
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Liberal or martial pursuits : ARTS
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Undulate : ROLL
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Depends (on) : RELIES
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Investigator : PROBER
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Collectible auto : EDSEL
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Terminus of "all roads" : ROME
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Produced : MADE
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Laughing : RIANT
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Marco Polo, e.g. : ITALIAN
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Trounce : CLOBBER
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Deserve : MERIT
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The Ames Brothers, e.g. : TRIO
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Carson's successor : LENO
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Staggered : REELED
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Feat of Klee : CANVAS
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Devise : PLAN
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O'er the bounding main : ASEA
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Suited to being lengthened or widened : EXTENSIBLE
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Wild guess : STAB
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Journey : TRIP
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Of a forearm bone : ULNAR
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Knell : TOLL
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Auction : SALE
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Peruses : READS
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Recess at Notre Dame : APSE
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Binoculars user : EYER
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Have being : EXIST
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Check : STEM
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___ Scotia : NOVA
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___ the Red : ERIC
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Emulate Whistler : ETCH
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Opt for the gold watch? : RETIRE
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Conspiracy : CABAL
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Made possible : ENABLED
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Rivulet : RILL
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Aerialists : FLIERS
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Unerring : INFALLIBLE
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Plant tendrils : CIRRI
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Make jubilant : ELATE
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"Hop on Pop" author : SEUSS
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Bellini heroine : NORMA
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Stiffly neat : PRIM
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Routine : ROTE
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___ Khayyám : OMAR
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Instilling credence : BELIEVABLE
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Tenth: Comb. form : DECI
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___ meridiem : ANTE
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First murder victim : ABEL
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Hawaiian state bird : NENE
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Stepped on : TROD
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"___ boy!" : ITSA
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Navigation system : LORAN
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Turtle, e.g. : REPTILE
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African fly : TSETSE
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Make certain : ENSURE
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"___ diva," aria for 21 Down : CASTA
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Huxley's "Time Must Have ___" : ASTOP
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Actress Patricia and family : NEALS
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Social outcast : LEPER
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Diagnostic aid : XRAY
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Holly : ILEX
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___ B'rith (Jewish organization) : BNAI
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Young fellows : LADS
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Once, once : ERST

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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