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Michael S. Maurer
Michael S. Maurer

New York Times, Tuesday, October 12, 1993

Author:
Michael S. Maurer
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Michael S. Maurer has 6 pre-Shortz puzzles and 19 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,044
Across
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Help a fugitive : ABET
5
Weapon for a trooper : SABER
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Greeting from Giuseppe : CIAO
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Leno piece : JOKE
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Unextinguished : ALIVE
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Lane sister of films : LOLA
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Quip: Part 1 : ANEXAMINATIONOF
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Canceled, in a way : XED
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Couple : DUAD
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Posy holders : VASES
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Lawyer's girl? : SUE
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Great in scope : EPIC
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Quip: Part 2 : ADRILLSERGEANTS
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Intended : MEANT
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Tracts : AREAS
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Beech's kin : OAK
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Sixth of an inning : OUT
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Entered the primary : RAN
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Slugger's stat. : RBI
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Cpl., but not Pfc. : NCO
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Academy founder : PLATO
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Carpet fiber : ISTLE
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Quip: Part 3 : GENESSHOWEDTHEY
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Digs : PADS
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Dundee negative : NAE
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"60 Minutes" newswoman : STAHL
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Where Det. is : MICH
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Honest name : ABE
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End of quip : WEREMADETOORDER
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Kuwaiti native : ARAB
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Chef's ___ : SALAD
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Islamic call to prayer : AZAN
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Woman with the same two notes? : MIMI
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Confuse : ADDLE
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"Final Analysis" star : GERE
Down
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He rescued Achilles' body : AJAX
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Off-white : BONE
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Just made it : EKED
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Singer Ritter : TEX
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Coleridge or Clemens : SAMUEL
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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Predicament : BIND
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A Gabor sister : EVA
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Opposite of act. : RET
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Ancient sewer : CLOACA
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Charged particles : IONS
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___ vera (lotion plant) : ALOE
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Louts : OAFS
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Mature : ADULT
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Climbers : IVIES
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Lust or gluttony : SIN
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Before this time : ERENOW
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Daly's org. : PGA
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"___ My Souvenirs," 1927 song : AMONG
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Tennis official's call : DEUCE
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Boca ___ : RATON
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Bernhardt and Vaughan : SARAHS
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Pindar's Muse : ERATO
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"___ to Alaska," 1960 Wayne film : NORTH
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Trencherman's setting : TABLE
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Lofty : SKIEY
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Song of David : PSALM
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"Acid" : LSD
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Moscow's state : IDAHO
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Fr. holy woman : STE
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Youths coming of age in ancient Athens : EPHEBI
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Convert to Morse : ENCODE
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Did the crawl : SWAM
51
Garr of "Tootsie" : TERI
52
Syria, in the Bible : ARAM
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Merge; blend : MELD
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Rom. or Sic. : ITAL
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Shaping tool : ADZE
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Bull's antithesis : BEAR
57
Donegal Bay feeder : ERNE
59
Third king of Judah : ASA
60
Pop : DAD
61
Torment : RAG

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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