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Nancy S. Ross
Nancy S. Ross

New York Times, Wednesday, October 20, 1993

Author:
Nancy Scandrett Ross
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Nancy S. Ross has 34 pre-Shortz puzzles and 22 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,052

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"___ tu," Verdi aria : ERI
4
Growing in snow : NIVAL
9
Resort lake near Milano : COMO
13
Roomy vehicles : VANS
15
"Have ___ day" : ANICE
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Own : AVOW
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Anagram of IRIDESCENT : INDISCREET
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Head of the classe : TETE
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Free time : LEISURE
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Anagram of RED TAPE : TAPERED
23
Withdraw formally : SECEDE
24
Classifier : RATER
25
___ gratia artis : ARS
26
Colloid : GEL
27
Camp dwellings : TENTS
31
Bye-bye : TATA
33
Not too bright : DIM
34
Employers : HIRERS
35
Past : AGO
36
Anagram of RAIMENT : MINARET
38
Received : GOT
39
Forgive : PARDON
41
Ending for cash or cloth : IER
42
Waller of song : FATS
43
Indo-European, once : ARYAN
44
Genetic inits. : DNA
45
Bridle part : BIT
46
Franco and Peter : NEROS
48
Anagram of ENISLE : SENILE
51
Anagram of STAPLER : PLASTER
54
Anagram of REVILED : DELIVER
55
Dash, e.g. : RACE
56
Anagram of NATATORIUM : MATURATION
58
Fashion color : ECRU
59
Maid in "Die Fledermaus" : ADELE
60
Drudge of the manor : ESNE
61
"Iolanthe" marcher : PEER
62
Carols : NOELS
63
Graduate degs. : MAS
Down
1
Iniquities : EVILS
2
Indian princess : RANEE
3
Anagram of DICTIONARY : INDICATORY
4
Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
5
Apropos of : INRE
6
Compete : VIE
7
Chemist's solvent : ACETAL
8
"___ c'est moi" : LETAT
9
Anagram of TERRACE : CATERER
10
Finished : OVER
11
Speck of dust : MOTE
12
Was in the red : OWED
14
Canaanite commander : SISERA
18
Washtub residue : SUDS
22
Kind of jury : PETIT
24
Anagram of SEMINAR : REMAINS
26
Tom Collins ingredient : GIN
28
Anagram of TIMESAVING : NEGATIVISM
29
Harness race : TROT
30
J.F.K. visitors : SSTS
31
Cloth made from bark : TAPA
32
Chinese isinglass : AGAR
33
Cacophony : DIN
34
"___ Alibi," Selleck film : HER
36
Painter of haystacks : MONET
37
"The Crying Game" actor : REA
40
Anagram of ASUNDER : DANSEUR
42
Measurable : FINITE
44
Swordfish in the sky : DORADO
45
Composer Bartók : BELA
47
Furnish with fresh personnel : REMAN
48
Dry periods : SERES
49
Diva Mitchell : LEONA
50
Sea birds : ERNES
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Kind of school : PREP
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Burano export : LACE
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Anagram of 55 ACROSS : ACRE
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Blunt : DULL
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Links necessity : TEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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