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New York Times, Thursday, October 21, 1993

40-Down : Droopy-eared dog.

Author:
Tap Osborn
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Tap Osborn has 111 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,053
Across
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Actress Berry : HALLE
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Woolly one : LAMB
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Collapse : FALL
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A Kennedy : ETHEL
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Matty or Felipe : ALOU
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Indian tongue : ERIE
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Eskimo sled dog : ALASKANMALAMUTE
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Lawyer's thing : RES
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Affectionate gestures : HUGS
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Flexible : LIMBER
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In concert : ASONE
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Lackluster : DREARY
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Insignificant one : PEANUT
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Subterfuge : PLOY
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Resort near Leadville : ASPEN
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Stop up : CLOG
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Brother of Hoss and Little Joe : ADAM
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Damascus strongman : ASSAD
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Young one : LAD
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Alarming sound : BLARE
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Bamboozle : ROOK
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___ bath (tub) : SITZ
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Writer Glasgow : ELLEN
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Lodge gp. : BPOE
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Coached : PRIMED
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Ad astra per ___ : ASPERA
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Divine food : MANNA
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Wolf of London : LARSEN
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O'Hara's abode : TARA
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U.S. power org. : TVA
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Short-legged, wire-haired breed : SCOTTISHTERRIER
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Teen trauma : ACNE
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Grandiose : EPIC
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Ladd or Sawyer : DIANE
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War of yore : BOER
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Black or eye follower : LASH
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A man for one season : SANTA
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Learn of : HEAR
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Tamarisk : ATLE
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Small Tibetan breed : LHASAAPSO
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Defense Secretary Aspin : LES
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Norwegian ___ (hunting dog) : ELKHOUND
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Actress Hope ___ : LANGE
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Fakir's income : ALMS
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Kiwi's extinct kin : MOA
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Eli's pet? : BULLDOG
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She can be fatale : FEMME
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Oranjestad's locale : ARUBA
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Quart's metric cousin : LITER
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On one's guard : LEERY
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Em, to Dorothy : AUNT
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Vivacious : AIRY
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Kind of preview : SNEAK
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Carson's predecessor : PAAR
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Italian it : ESSO
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Coat with gold, e.g. : PLATE
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City WSW of Warsaw : LODZ
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Herodotus's Muse : CLIO
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Pooped : ALLIN
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Coach dog : DALMATIAN
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Sting ending : AREE
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Patch up : MEND
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St. ___ (show or snow dogs) : BERNARDS
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Droopy-eared dog. : SPANIEL
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Saberhagen : BRET
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Reduce : PARE
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Preakness winner: 1942 : ALSAB
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Famed anarchist : SACCO
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Disposed : PRONE
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Fragrant compound : ESTER
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Correspond : MATCH
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It often goes with that : THIS
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Express freely : VENT
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Vicinity : AREA
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Hot tub : SPA
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Creek : RIA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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