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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 1993

Author:
Joel Davajan
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joel Davajan has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles and 7 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,051
Across
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Musical finale : CODA
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Own up : ADMIT
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Contest party : SIDE
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Shoshoneans : UTES
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Wife of Mikhail Sergeyevich : RAISA
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Claudius's 107 : CVII
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John Paul Jones's vessel : BONHOMMERICHARD
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Indonesian coin : SEN
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Kegler's count : PINS
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Lizard's milieu : LOUNGE
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Campus greeneries : IVIES
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Support : BOLSTER
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Amber, copal, etc. : RESINS
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La. county : PARISH
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Basketry fiber : ISTLE
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Healer of Hellas : GALEN
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Have tea : EAT
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Arthur of the courts : ASHE
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Raised welts : WALED
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W.W. II battle site near Caen : STLO
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Ann ___, founder of the Shakers in America : LEE
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Sudden fancies : WHIMS
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Pound pieces : POEMS
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Is worthy of : MERITS
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Alex ___, Lion-turned-actor : KARRAS
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Spotted wildcats : OCELOTS
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Not so maniacal : SANER
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Limited : FINITE
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Cans in Canterbury : TINS
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1040 supplier : IRS
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Logo : TRADEMARKSYMBOL
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Lo, to Lucretius : ECCE
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Soul : ANIMA
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Range above tenor : ALTO
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Penury : NEED
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"___ can serve two masters...": Matt. 6:24 : NOMAN
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Kind of moss : PEAT
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Bear and fox young : CUBS
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A Plains tribe : OTOE
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Hank Ketcham's hellion : DENNISTHEMENACE
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Bat wood : ASH
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Hordes : ARMIES
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Condemns : DAMNS
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Architect ___ van der Rohe : MIES
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Middle East st. : ISR
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Stylishly trim : TAILORED
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Straight, downhill run : SCHUSS
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First czar of Russia : IVANTHETERRIBLE
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Sad psalm : DIRGE
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Downy duck : EIDER
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Think : OPINE
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Gen. Powell : COLIN
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Contemptible : VILE
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Bundles : BALES
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Mullah's moolah : RIAL
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To be, to Virgil : ESSE
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Some are greased : PALMS
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Walk, trot and pace : GAITS
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Soprano Gluck : ALMA
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Prepare salad : TOSS
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Jazz-orchestra conductor Paul ___ : WHITEMAN
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Tender : SORE
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Corresponded : WROTE
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A violet : PANSY
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Omitted : ELIDED
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Senator Dole, for one : KANSAN
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Many a time : OFTEN
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Sorceress of Aeaea : CIRCE
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Former N.B.A. player Jack ___ : SIKMA
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Defeat soundly : TRIM
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Roster : ROTA
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Money hole : SLOT
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52 semanas : ANO
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Cartograph : MAP

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

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