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New York Times, Friday, October 15, 1993

7-Across : Chemical pollutant

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { V X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 10, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era crossword in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,047
Across
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Sandal part : TSTRAP
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Chemical pollutant : PCB
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Street in 17 Across : BOW
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"___ Very Good Year" : ITWASA
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"All in ___ and copper sky": Coleridge : AHOT
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Mouths : ORA
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Trans-Atlantic board game : BRITISHMONOPOLY
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Ziering of "Beverly Hills 90210" : IAN
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Buck's mate : DOE
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Creator of Adam Dalgliesh : PDJAMES
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Actress Dickinson : ANGIE
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Actress Arngrim : ALISON
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Blissful spot : EDEN
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Sow : PLANT
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"The Conning Towers" inits. : FPA
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Narrow openings : SLITS
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Used a sickle : REAPED
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Property in 17 Across : WHITECHAPELROAD
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Knowles from Horsforth, Eng. : PATRIC
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"Whither thou ___..." : GOEST
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Sweet sixteen, e.g. : AGE
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Like ___ (probably) : ASNOT
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Danube feeder : ISAR
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Words of woe : OHDEAR
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In unison : ASONE
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Property in 17 Across : MAYFAIR
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Have a bite : EAT
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Reverse of 62 Across : NIG
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Property in 17 Across : TRAFALGARSQUARE
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Rummy call : GIN
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Scads : SLEW
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Road in 17 Across : EUSTON
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Wapiti : ELK
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___ and yang : YIN
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Cosine's reciprocal : SECANT
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Leg bones : TIBIAE
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Property in 17 Across : STRAND
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Pang : TWINGE
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Snitch : RAT
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Stage remark : ASIDE
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Step, in Ávila : PASO
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Shriver of tennis : PAM
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"Poet of the piano" : CHOPIN
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Property in 17 Across : BONDSTREET
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Prosperity : BOOM
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Heraldic border : ORLE
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Passages : WAYS
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Japanese P.M.: 1941-44 : TOJO
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4-H component : HEALTH
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Thumbs-down review : PAN
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Tchr. : INSTR
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Trattoria speciality : LASAGNA
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Property in 17 Across : PICCADILLY
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Naval add. : FPO
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Kind of jacket : PEA
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Do sums : ADD
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Lanai garland : LEI
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City RR's : ELS
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"___ a jealous mistress": Emerson : ARTIS
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F.D.R. program : WPA
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Crone : HAG
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Graph or term ender : ITE
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Wedding-vow word : POORER
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Rachmaninoff : SERGEI
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Beethoven's "Appassionata," e.g. : SONATA
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"...___ curtain has descended...": Churchill : ANIRON
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Street in 17 Across : REGENT
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"Noises ___," Frayn farce : OFF
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German composer Joseph ___ : HAAS
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Ave ___ vale (hail and farewell) : ATQUE
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F.H.A. concern : MTGE
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Seed covering : ARIL
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Jerk : YANK
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"___ Death": Grieg : ASES
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Barley beard : AWN
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U.C.L.A. rival : USC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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