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Alex K. Justin
Alex K. Justin

New York Times, Friday, October 22, 1993

Author:
Alex K. Justin
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Alex K. Justin has 5 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 14 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,054
Across
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"Fight till the last ___": Shak. : GASP
5
Takes by storm : RAIDS
10
___-logic (evasive reasoning) : CHOP
14
"You can't pray ___": Twain : ALIE
15
Play place for toys : ATTIC
16
Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Unexpected gift : MANNAFROMHEAVEN
20
Mackenzie's "___ Street" : SINISTER
21
Cook up : INVENT
22
Biblical second person : THEE
23
Temperamental Met soprano: 1908-29 : ALDA
24
"Greet the unseen with ___": Browning : ACHEER
27
Police journal : BLOTTER
31
Ushering-in age : TEEN
32
Upper, in Bonn : OBER
33
Kyrgyz city : OSH
34
Collection of poems by William Morris, with "The" : EARTHLYPARADISE
39
A king of Judah : ASA
40
Roof border : EAVE
41
"___ a Song Go..." : ILET
42
Marsh gas : METHANE
44
Say yes : ASSENT
46
Greek Discordia : ERIS
47
Baseball ploy : BUNT
48
"The Real McCoys" star : CRENNA
51
Private instruction : TUTORING
55
Come-what-may choices : HELLORHIGHWATER
57
Oil-yielding tree of C.A. : EBOE
58
Wild dog Down Under : DINGO
59
Pintado : CERO
60
Jack-pudding : ZANY
61
Pan follower : SATYR
62
Think, in the Bard's day : TROW
Down
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Social visits : GAMS
2
Trans ___, Pamirs range : ALAI
3
___ Fein : SINN
4
Prodigal son, e.g. : PENITENT
5
Flock of turkeys : RAFTER
6
"A billboard lovely as ___": Nash : ATREE
7
"Take ___ leave it!" : ITOR
8
Kind of view taken, at times : DIM
9
Author of "The Maid of Orleans" : SCHILLER
10
Four-in-hand : CRAVAT
11
Hold : HAVE
12
Part of a range : OVEN
13
Package-store purchase : PINT
18
Wimbledon champion: 1975 : ASHE
19
Samantha's mother in "Bewitched" : ENDORA
23
Palindromic clerical title : ABBA
24
TV's soldiers of fortune : ATEAM
25
Knock it off : CEASE
26
Afghan rug : HERAT
28
Transparent fabric : TOILE
29
Home of the Krupp works : ESSEN
30
Butler of fiction : RHETT
32
East Ender's wish : OPE
35
"___ evil..." : HEARNO
36
Ropes with deadeyes : LANIARDS
37
Actor Montand : YVES
38
Throw off the scent : DISTRACT
43
Regatta locale : HENLEY
44
Creator : AUTHOR
45
"I'm Movin' On" singer : SNOW
47
Jalopy : BUGGY
48
At the home of, in Le Mans : CHEZ
49
Country singer McEntire : REBA
50
A son of Zebulun : ELON
51
Color slightly : TINT
52
Seneca's way : ITER
53
Character in "Quo Vadis?" : NERO
54
Wax : GROW
56
Hawk parrot : HIA

Answer summary:
3 unique to this puzzle, 6 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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