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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 1993

Author:
Alex K. Justin
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Alex K. Justin has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,034
Across
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Stately old dance : PAVAN
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Keloid : SCAR
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Sidesplitter : RIOT
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Soprano Lucine ___ : AMARA
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Claudio's love in Berlioz's "Béatrice et Bénédict" : HERO
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River into the Skagerrak : OTRA
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Speed trailer, on the highway : LIMIT
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Comic-opera composer Adolphe ___ : ADAM
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Chaliapin or Siepi : BASS
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Milhaud opera : LEPAUVREMATELOT
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Tiresome one : DRIP
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Mascagni opera composed in Mussolini's honor : NERONE
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Critic Clive ___ : BARNES
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Bribe : GETAT
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Off Broadway Oscars : OBIES
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Merrill and Milnes, e.g. : BARITONES
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Garb for Cato : TOGA
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Of a pelvic bone : ILIAC
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Major-___ : DOMO
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Meyerbeer opera, with "Les" : HUGUENOTS
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Gods of Asgard : AESIR
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Flutters : FLITS
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Opposite of fermé, in ballet : OUVERT
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Flying kite : ELANET
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¿Quién ___? (who knows?) : SABE
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Puccini opera : MADAMABUTTERFLY
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Genus of curassows : CRAX
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Dramatic poet ___ de Vega : LOPE
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U.S. Grant's adversary : RELEE
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"Cogito ___ sum" : ERGO
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Obsolete curtain material? : IRON
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Tropical fruit tree : GUAVA
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Vision : EYES
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___ Domini : ANNO
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Canadian nine : EXPOS
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Veil of gloom : PALL
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Parisian girlfriend : AMIE
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Femme fatale : VAMP
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Richard Strauss opera : ARIADNEAUFNAXOS
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Dispositions : NATURES
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# : SHARP
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Throw in the towel : CEDE
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"Eugene ___," Bulwer-Lytton novel : ARAM
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Fanciful : ROMANTIC
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Donizetti opera : ROBERTODEVEREUX
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Operatic bass Tajo : ITALO
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Bean of comedy : ORSON
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Esthetic discernment : TASTE
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Pompey's power : VIS
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Small projection : TEAT
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The pair : BOTH
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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English actress Diana ___ : RIGG
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Walk, trot, pace, etc. : GAITS
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Depression and Prohibition : ERAS
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Soak up : BLOT
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Shostakovich opera, with "The" : NOSE
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Kuwait's ruler : EMIR
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Categorize : SORT
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"Il Turco ___," Rossini opera : INITALIA
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Type of sch. : ELEM
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Tours inn : AUBERGE
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Kind of cake or meal : OAT
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Show host : EMCEE
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Holmes of boxing : LARRY
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Gnome : ADAGE
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Office-pool member : STENO
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A Nobel Prize physicist: 1954 : BORN
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Well-versed : UPON
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Hubbub : FLAP
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Left: Comb. form : LEVO
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Viva-voce votes : YEAS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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