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New York Times, Tuesday, October 5, 1993

Author:
Robert Herrig
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Robert Herrig has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,037
Across
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Olympic judge, for one : RATER
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Use lots : CAST
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Pier site : PORT
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Habituate : ENURE
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Wasatch ski resort : ALTA
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Declare : AVER
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Aweigh : ATRIP
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Mountain lake : TARN
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Starting half? : DEMI
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Bowler's margin of comfort? : PINCUSHION
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Slow flow : DRIP
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N.F.L. sudden-death situation : TIE
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Reconcile differences : MEDIATE
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Halts : SUSPENDS
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Jimmy's successor : RON
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Bubbly place? : ASTI
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Cut short : CROP
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Trolls' first cousins : OGRES
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Foul-sounding container? : VIAL
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Like a jug of corn? : EARED
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A year and a day, e.g. : TIME
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Anthony Eden's peers : EARLS
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Until the wee hours : LATE
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Auditory : OTIC
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Killer whale : ORC
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Religious school : SEMINARY
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British actress Estelle ___ : WINWOOD
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Andrew, to Charles : SIB
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"What's ___ for me?" : INIT
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Giving a boost : BOLSTERING
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Large green moth : LUNA
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Precinct : AREA
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Richards of tennis : RENEE
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Dortmund donkey : ESEL
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Connect : LINK
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Bury : INTER
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Office fixture : DESK
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English art patron: 1819-99 : TATE
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Emulate the Magi : ADORE
Down
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Fell a crop : REAP
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Adverse beginning : ANTI
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Deviation : TURN
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First name in exploration : ERIC
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Fame : REPUTE
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Chartres attraction : CATHEDRAL
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Senator Thurmond : STROM
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Leatherworker : TANNER
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London train station : PADDINGTON
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___ barrel : OVERA
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Pay back : REMIT
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Codswallop : TRIPE
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Because : SINCE
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Scooby-___ (TV cartoon dog) : DOO
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Retain : SAVE
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American info. source : USIA
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Lead a troupe : STAR
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Day-Hudson comedy: 1959 : PILLOWTALK
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Marsh birds : SORAS
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Synonym for "the love of Mike" : PETESSAKE
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Hayworth or Gam : RITA
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Familiar OPEC figure : EMIR
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First aide, for short? : SECY
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Resign : DEMIT
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Nearly full sign : SRO
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Shade of blue : COBALT
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Spain and Portugal : IBERIA
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Enticed : WILED
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Not unoccupied : INUSE
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Good marks from 1 Across : NINES
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Andrea ___ : DORIA
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Advanced money : LENT
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Pull apart : REND
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Preoccupied with : INTO
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Poetic contraction : NEER
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Officer-gentleman? : GERE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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