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Warren W. Reich
Warren W. Reich

TAILS FROM LITERATURE

New York Times, Sunday, October 3, 1993

Author:
Warren W. Reich
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 76, Avg Word Len: 5.21, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 540 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 117, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Warren W. Reich has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,035
Across
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Irons's prize in 1990 : OSCAR
6
Turnpike maneuver : MERGE
11
Gluttony and sloth : SINS
15
Combo : BAND
19
Scene of two big W.W. I battles : MARNE
20
Lyonnaisc ingredient : ONION
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Work leather : TOOL
22
Sandusky's lake : ERIE
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Baldwin's try : ANOTHERCOUN
25
Pushkin's gin : EUGENEONE
27
Catches a pass : RECEIVES
28
Advances : LOANS
30
Part of e.r.a. , in baseball : EARNED
31
Eris's twin : ARES
32
Picasso : PABLO
33
Saturn's wife : OPS
34
Gyve : FETTER
37
Magnetic induction unit : TESLA
38
Like Albee's "Zoo Story" : ONEACT
41
Remains : ASHES
42
Brecht's age : MOTHERCOUR
44
Interrogative interjections : EHS
46
Road, to a centurion : ITER
47
Pith helmet : TOPI
48
Raises : UPS
49
P.G.A. champ: 1951 : SNEAD
51
Moo : LOW
52
Hardy's cure : JUDETHEOBS
56
Couch or hot follower : POTATO
57
Turkish saber : SCIMITAR
59
Galley gear : OARS
60
Catapult : ONAGER
61
Seedless oranges : NAVELS
62
Big-league : PRO
63
Body building : MORGUE
65
Stew with crust : POTPIE
67
High schooler : TEEN
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One of racially mixed ancestry : OCTOROON
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Thin pancakes : CREPES
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Golding's lies : LORDOFTHEF
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Calendar abbr. : FRI
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Having less cover : BARER
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Hoosegow : JUG
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Porters, e.g. : ALES
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Third: Comb. form : TRIT
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Ukr., e.g. , formerly : SSR
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Lewis's lane : CASSTIMBER
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"All that we ___ seem": Poe : SEEOR
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Souvenir garment : TSHIRT
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Sister of Anne and Charlotte : EMILY
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A convert in Torquemada's day : MARANO
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Whilom spy gp. : OSS
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Expire : LAPSE
91
Arab chief : AMIR
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Clips : SHEARS
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Gentled : TAMED
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Socially inferior : DECLASSE
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Shakespeare's hens : TIMONOFAT
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Dickens's field : DAVIDCOPPER
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Related : AKIN
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Yesterday, to Luigi : IERI
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Practice piece for Chopin : ETUDE
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Prepares potatoes : RICES
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___ noire : BETE
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Campus administrator : DEAN
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Utah lilies : SEGOS
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Plumber's device : SNAKE
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Actor Sharif : OMAR
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Compos mentis : SANE
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Nile reptile, informally : CROC
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Feaster at a formicary : ANTEATER
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Takes on again : REHIRES
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Folkways : MORES
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Ref. works : ENCS
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Ebro, e.g. : RIO
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Magyar mishmash : GOULASH
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Exalt : ENNOBLE
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Gregg grad : STENO
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Markers : IOUS
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Laced egg drink : NOG
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Pullman : SLEEPER
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Stein filler : BEER
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EIvis ___ Presley : ARON
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Prime time : NINE
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Achievement : DEED
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Continuously : EVER
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Out-of-this-world org. : NASA
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Wing-shaped : ALAR
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Kind of jury trying a kind of larceny : PETIT
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Where the burden rests? : ONUS
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Gets an "F" for effort : FAILS
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Blade of yore : ESTOC
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Shakespeare's ale : THEWINTERST
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Tosspots : TOPERS
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Sound of embarrassment : OOPS
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Sagittarius figure : CENTAUR
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Paine's son : THEAGEOFREA
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Type of auxiliary verb : MODAL
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Small Scouts : CUBS
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Cloy : SATE
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Pupils : TUTEES
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"___ Myself," Whitman poem : SONGOF
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Buzzing bug : DOR
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More swingy : JIVIER
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Expectant one : HOPER
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Like most cups : EARED
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Town near Bangor : ORONO
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French doors : PORTES
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Cartographers : MAPPERS
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Heterogeneous : MOTLEY
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Yellowish pigment : OCHER
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A water pollutant : PCB
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Anglo-Saxon coins : ORAS
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Riding habit, e.g. : TOGS
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Celestial hunter : ORION
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Part of TNT : NITRO
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Craving : LUST
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Apologue : FABLE
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Disturbs : JARS
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Diamondback, e.g. : TERRAPIN
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Geometric curve : CISSOID
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Brood of ducks : TEAM
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Causes a bottleneck : IMPEDES
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Show the wrong time of month : MISDATE
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Salts : SAILORS
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Warning signal : HORN
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DL x IV : MMCC
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Parisian quarter : LATIN
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Yellow-fever mosquito : AEDES
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Thrust : STAB
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Backpack : HIKE
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Discharge : EMIT
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Top-drawer : AONE
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Home of old Irish kings : TARA
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A sister of Pygmalion : DIDO
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Humane gp. : SPCA
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Hide's counterpart : SEEK
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Hebrides tongue : ERSE
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Charge : FEE
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Rock cavity : VUG

Answer summary: 14 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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