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New York Times, Monday, October 11, 1993

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,043
Across
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Played with galloping dominoes : DICED
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Presumptuous : BOLD
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Hic, ___, hoc : HAEC
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Venerate : ADORE
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Painter known as the Cornish Wonder : OPIE
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Helicopter man Sikorsky : IGOR
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Pivotal : POLAR
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Big bash : GALA
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Saint Philip ___ : NERI
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And : PLUS
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Kind of energy : SOLAR
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French perfume center : GRASSE
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Laudable quality : MERIT
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Pulsate : THROB
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Walking on air : ELATED
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N.J.'s South or Perth : AMBOY
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Put out of joint : DISLOCATE
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Ruth's home : MOAB
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Dictatorial orders : FIATS
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Other, to Juan : OTRA
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Disequilibrium : IMBALANCE
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Green-card holder : ALIEN
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Buyer and seller or just seller : DEALER
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Town on the Penobscot : ORONO
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Tight squeeze for a needle's eye : CAMEL
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Emblem : SYMBOL
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Lively round dance : GALOP
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Ellington's "___ a Song Go..." : ILET
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"Art of Fugue" composer : BACH
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Seed coat : ARIL
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Fred's early dancing partner : ADELE
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Virginia willow : ITEA
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Vehicle for a C.E.O. : LIMO
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A sister of Cordelia : REGAN
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Triumphant cries : AHAS
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A successor to Churchill : EDEN
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Vogue : TREND
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Alfonso's queen : ENA
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Single entity : THING
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Raring to go : EAGER
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The first Mrs. Arrowsmith : LEORA
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Smartly dressed : DAPPER
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Golden calf, e.g. : IDOL
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Alma mater of Rodgers and Hammerstein : COLUMBIACOLLEGE
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Clean the slate : ERASE
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"___ Rosenkavalier" : DER
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Capital city once known as Santa Fe : BOGOTACOLOMBIA
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Girasol : OPAL
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___ Lee, star of the 20's : LILA
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Expensive : DEAR
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Santa Maria commander, to Isabel : CRISTOBALCOLON
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Storage building : SILO
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Self-effacing : SHY
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Electrical units : RELS
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Valhalla V.I.P. : ODIN
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He played M. Hulot : TATI
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To be, to 30 Down : ETRE
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Campus bigwig : DEAN
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Among : AMID
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"...___ raths outgrabe": Carroll : MOME
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Rich rum cake : BABA
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Mob follower : STER
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MacDonald's digs : FARM
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Sudden transition : LEAP
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No matter which : ANY
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Belgian seaport : OSTEND
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Sea duck : EIDER
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Take a dip : BATHE
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Vast quantity : OCEAN
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Asian capital : LHASA
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Heavy blow : GALE
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Unproductive : ARID
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Greenish yellow : LIME
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Verve : ELAN
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Graphic work : ART

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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