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New York Times, Tuesday, January 5, 1993

Author:
Albert J. Klaus
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1
Albert J. Klaus has 115 pre-Shortz puzzles and 4 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,764
Across
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Within: Prefix : INTRA
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Five-time Presidential candidate : DEBS
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Cry of sorrow : ALAS
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More unusual : RARER
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Quaker leader : PENN
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Steeple : SPIRE
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Quote : CITE
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This, in Ávila : ESTE
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A k a Mary Westmacott : AGATHACHRISTIE
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Society-page word : NEE
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Dinner time, to Donne : EEN
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Part of a min. : SEC
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Job opening : SLOT
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Obligations : ONUSES
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To be, in Paris : ETRE
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Cambodian neighbor : LAOS
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Solar-year excess : EPACT
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A k a Currer Bell : CHARLOTTEBRONTE
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Past or present, e.g. : TENSE
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Submarine sandwich : HERO
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Type of tide : NEAP
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Part of an overcoat : SLEEVE
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Bombay attire : SARI
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Kin of aves. : RDS
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S Nigerian native : EDO
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Halfway house : INN
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A k a Boz : CHARLESDICKENS
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Exec's car : LIMO
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Disable : MAIM
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Demonstration of validity : PROOF
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Lyric poems : ODES
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Taj Mahal's site : AGRA
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Relating to sheep : OVINE
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Hereditary factor : GENE
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Appear : SEEM
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Concise : TERSE
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Collector on Apr. 15 : IRS
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Calif. wine district : NAPA
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Math course : TRIG
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Played a tape again : RERAN
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Mountain ridges : ARETES
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Ten: Comb. form : DECA
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___ the Red : ERIC
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Use a tub : BATHE
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Type of record player : STEREO
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Mimics : APES
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" . . . ___ we forget!": Kipling : LEST
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Oppositionist : ANTI
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Dirk of yore : SNEE
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Phone-call response : HELLO
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Near the center : INNER
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Factions : SECTS
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Waters or Merman : ETHEL
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Wading bird : CRANE
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Solemn vow : OATH
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Lugs : TOTES
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Atop : UPON
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More rational : SANER
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Outward : ECTAD
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Rome's Spanish ___ : STEPS
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Antitoxins : SERA
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Even : LEVEL
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Acid type : BORIC
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Swellings of a sort : EDEMAS
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Where to dip a quill : INKPOT
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Kind of orange : OSAGE
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Temerity : NERVE
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Wooden-soled shoe : CLOG
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Conceal : HIDE
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Approval : AMEN
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Light pink wine : ROSE
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Dreadful : DIRE
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Mosque priest : IMAM
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Roulette bet : NOIR
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Pearl Buck book : SONS
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Charge for service : FEE

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