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Nancy A. Corbett
Nancy A. Corbett

New York Times, Thursday, October 7, 1993

Author:
Nancy A. Corbett
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Nancy A. Corbett has 1 known pre-Shortz puzzle, and 1 Modern Era crossword in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,039
Across
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SEVEN : SEAS
5
Philharmonic time : TEMPO
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Rebuff : SLAP
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Galley of myth : ARGO
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Mikhail's spouse : RAISA
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Green cup : HOLE
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Crab follower : LEO
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Erstwhile mates : EXES
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Aces : ONES
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Smirch : SOIL
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Peremptory order : FIAT
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SIXTY-SIX : EASTWESTUSROUTE
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Haulage wagons : DRAYS
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Bits of leftovers : ORTS
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Serbian city : NIS
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Certain transmission control : GENE
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Main feature of Venus de Milo : TORSO
39
Bowe blows : JABS
40
Tip : END
41
Hawaiian wind-and-rain storm : KONA
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Cliff dwelling? : AERIE
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Together, to Carreras : ADUE
48
Does what Dunne did : ACTS
49
Diego's water : AGUA
51
Topper of sorts : ICER
52
Old Olds : REO
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FIFTY-FOUR : ADECKWITHJOKERS
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Calamitous : DIRE
60
Uncertain : ATSEA
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Scatter? : ELLA
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Road trailer : STER
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Sphere : REALM
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Nieuport's river : YSER
Down
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Lateen, e.g. : SAIL
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Goidelic tongue : ERSE
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Money changer's commission : AGIO
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Junior to Senior : SON
5
Mrs. Norton of "The Honeymooners" : TRIXIE
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Art supporters : EASELS
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Be nostalgiac : MISS
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Next to last Greek letter : PSI
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W. Hemisphere org. : OAS
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Japanese faith : SHINTO
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Canter : LOPE
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Heidi's milieu : ALPS
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Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
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Cries from alleys : MEOWS
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Heads for 42 Across : SOARS
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Eye sore? : STYE
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J. J. Astor's fortune builder : FURS
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Ratio words : ISTO
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Nosed (out) : EDGED
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N.J.'s Byrne, for one : ARENA
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Arenaceous : SANDY
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Pentateuch : TORAH
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Make defenseless : UNARM
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Part of a pedal pusher? : TIBIA
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FOUR more in 17 Across : ESSES
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Popular health food : TOFU
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Tale opener : ONCE
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727, 747, etc. : JETS
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Eastman trademark : KODAK
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Houston athlete : ASTRO
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Cup rest : SAUCER
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Joseph's mother : RACHEL
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Berg block : ICEJAM
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Way in for miners : ADIT
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"Pretty Woman" star : GERE
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"___ Good Day," 1946 song : ITSA
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Kinfolk, in short : RELS
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Della's creator : ERLE
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Glacial ridges : OSAR
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Classified items : ADS
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1812, e.g. : WAR
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Ending for follower : ITE
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One of EIGHTY-EIGHT : KEY

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