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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 1993

Author:
Betty Jorgensen
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Betty Jorgensen has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles and 8 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,064
Across
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Way off : AFAR
5
Monastery head : ABBOT
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Big brewers : URNS
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Proverbial world rotator : LOVE
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Steel-plow man : DEERE
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Spree : TOOT
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Start of a quip : SOIFTHEYCANTUNE
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Long in the tooth : OLD
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Mug marking : HERS
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Fabulous moralist : AESOP
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Well-ventilated : AIRY
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Fits and starts : SPURTS
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Navigator's concern : COURSE
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Word with chard or cheese : SWISS
30
Sharpen : HONE
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Make up for : ATONE
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Crestfallen : SAD
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Quip: Part II : APIANOCERTAINLY
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Hey, softly : PST
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Chose : OPTED
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Scene : SITE
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Subordinate to 5 Across : PRIOR
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O.T.B. client : BETTOR
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Buttery : LARDER
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Would-be pilot's test : SOLO
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Stopover for caravans : SERAI
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Brevity, to wit : SOUL
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Distillery container : VAT
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End of the quip : THEYCANTUNAFISH
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Lois of The Daily Planet : LANE
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Wild goose : BRANT
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Con : ANTI
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Toward the mouth : ORAD
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What liquor is quicker than à la Ogden Nash : CANDY
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Midday : NOON
Down
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What's more : ALSO
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Dunderhead : FOOL
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Devoted : AVID
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Library dept. : REF
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Stick : ADHERE
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Long John Silver portrayer : BEERY
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Ottoman dignitaries : BEYS
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Grampus : ORC
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Elevenses, in England : TEA
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Says aloud : UTTERS
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Drive out : ROUST
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Parental taboos : NONOS
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Short distance : STEP
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Not that : THIS
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Mal de mer symptom : NAUSEA
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Vicinity : AREA
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Yataghan, e.g. : SWORD
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Porter order : PINT
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Fellow : CHAP
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Butterfingers' bleat : OOPS
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Military subdivision : UNIT
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Take the helm : STEER
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Part of a cast : ACTOR
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Pet : SNIT
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Kind of sax : ALTO
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Color changer : DYER
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Scandinavian : NORDIC
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Andy's son in Mayberry : OPIE
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Ratio words : ISTO
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Said a rosary : PRAYED
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Bligh's command : BOUNTY
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Cinders of comics : ELLA
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Hungarian operetta composer : LEHAR
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Field of conflict : ARENA
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Noise or body of water : SOUND
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Capital of Manche department : STLO
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Ollie's sidekick : STAN
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Valpollcella, e.g. : VINO
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In re : ASTO
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Dilute : THIN
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Basics : ABC
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The Blue Eagle was its sym. : NRA
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Lady Windermere's accessory : FAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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