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WHERE IN THE WORLD...?

New York Times, Sunday, November 14, 1993

59-Down : Separator of a kind

Author:
Norma Steinberg
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 166, Blocks: 94, Avg Word Len: 5.24, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 629 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 22, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
Norma Steinberg has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles and 17 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,077
Across
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Out of patience : FEDUP
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Corday's victim : MARAT
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Catch sight of : ESPY
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They, in Tours : ILS
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___ ear and ... : INONE
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Native of Mashhad : IRANI
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Yokel : CLOD
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Receptacle for a scoop or two : CONE
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Hungry man's question in Italy? : VENICEDINNER
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Ultimate hope in Vientiane? : LAOSRESORT
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European sea bird : ERN
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Maintain sans proof : ALLEGE
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Head of design : EDITH
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"___ no ill will" (Philip II to Elizabeth I?) : IBERIA
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Orbison of song : ROY
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Earsplitting : NOISY
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Eschew a big wedding : ELOPE
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Trifled : SPORTED
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That : ASIF
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Elijah, in the Douay Bible : ELIAS
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Hyson, Bohea, etc. : TEAS
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Pearl Harbor locale : OAHU
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Spanish functionary? : SEVILLESERVANT
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Beastly : BAD
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Hostage : PLEDGE
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___ of pottage : AMESS
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Nose bag's contents : OATS
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Computer-screen listing : MENU
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___ May of "Tobacco Road" : ELLIE
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Actress Lena ___ : OLIN
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Thumped : SMOTE
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"En ___" (epeeist's cry) : GARDE
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Stage parts : ROLES
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Korean footwear? : PUSANBOOTS
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Baryshnikov's medium : BALLET
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Schleps : TOTES
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Gold or silver braid : ORRIS
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Beetle-eater : MANTIS
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Chaired : HEADED
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Ibex, tahr, etc. : GOATS
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Actress Fairchild : MORGAN
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Milkshake : MALTED
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___ foi (sincerity, in Sedan) : BONNE
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Superman's adoptive parents : KENTS
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Brooch : PIN
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"The Magus" author : FOWLES
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Hard work in a place of exile? : ELBAGREASE
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Loin steak : TBONE
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Author Nin : ANAIS
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Woodworking finish : STAIN
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___ on the back : APAT
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Beethoven wrote fur her : ELISE
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"How sweet ___ !" : ITIS
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Acronym on love letters : SWAK
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Bench warmer : SCRUB
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Used a goose : IRONED
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Floral offering : LEI
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Cold shoulder in Valparaiso? : CHILERECEPTION
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Giant great and family : OTTS
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Naval clink : BRIG
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Maurice or Dame Edith : EVANS
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Word on U.S. coins : UNUM
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Lurches : CAREENS
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Bright-eyed : ALERT
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Was admitted : GOTIN
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A Dallas sch. : SMU
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Richard III's request : AHORSE
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Iowa religious commune : AMANA
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Heavenly : DIVINE
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One's lot : HAP
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Novel: "Return to Morocco"? : RABATREDUX
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Swimwear in China? : BEIJINGSUITS
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Pungency : BITE
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Slacken : EASE
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Antler point : PRONG
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___ chore of habit (usual job in Canea?) : CRETE
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Actor Beatty : NED
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Checked out : EYED
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Aspen equipment, variably : SKEES
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Beginning : ONSET
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Half a sawbuck : FIVER
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Pablo's first month : ENERO
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An Osmond : DONNY
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Verse beginning : UNI
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Nuts from the South : PECANS
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Time for a crisis : MIDLIFE
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Pisces follower : ARIES
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Adjective for Tommy Tune : RANGY
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Mrs. Mel Brooks : ANNE
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Reason for overtime : TIE
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Outshine : ECLIPSE
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Primary list : SLATE
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Piglet's pal : POOH
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Dry-goods store meas. : YDS
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Winter craft : ICEBOAT
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Also-rans : LOSERS
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Humph : SNORT
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___ quenelle (Pa. poached dumpling?) : ERIE
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Kay Thompson heroine : ELOISE
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Looks to for aid : RELIES
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Becomes ready for plucking : RIPENS
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Wee bit : TAD
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"___ I say ... " : DOAS
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Building additions : ELLS
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Condition : STATE
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A much-decorated Murphy : AUDIE
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Actress Verdugo : ELENA
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Puccini product : OPERA
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Give out shares : ALLOT
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Greeting from Captain Cook? : HELLOHAWAII
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Put a price tag on : VALUED
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"Oh, How ___ You Tonight" : IMISS
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Haley TV classic : ROOTS
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Winery storage units : VATS
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Hot time in Germany? : BERLINPOINT
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Tierra del Fuego's range : ANDES
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Twosome : DUET
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Develops slowly : GESTATES
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___ millionaire (rich Vallettan?) : MALTA
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Chose : OPTED
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Separator of a kind : SORTER
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Avril ou mai : MOIS
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Hood : GANGSTER
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Bush speechwriter : NOONAN
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Took along, ungrammatically : BRANG
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The Simpson kid : BART
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Pindarics : ODES
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Contemporary of Cezanne : MONET
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___ blue gown (immigrant wear?) : ELLIS
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___ tween (Mongolian intermediary?) : GOBI
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Key ___ (Tonto's islet range?) : MESABI
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___ Cristo : MONTE
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Amanda ___ of "Gunsmoke" : BLAKE
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Washed up : KAPUT
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Map within a map : INSET
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Privations : NEEDS
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Fall short : FAIL
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Cumulative abbr. : ETAL
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Tombstone family of lawmen : EARPS
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"Love in ___," 1934 song : BLOOM
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Deep drafts : SWIGS
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Black eye : SHINER
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Sacred beetle : SCARAB
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Penny : CENT
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Diamond unit : INNING
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Tufted : CRESTED
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Loose : RELAXED
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Smooth : EVEN
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Pleasure trips : OUTINGS
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Tongue-lash : BERATE
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World-body org. : UNESCO
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"Wheels" : CAR
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Son of Omri : AHAB
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Actress Givens : ROBIN
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Titillate : AMUSE
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U.S. soldier, personified : GIJOE
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Recoils : SHIES
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Unshiny finish : MATTE
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Discompose : UPSET
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"An apple ___ ... " : ADAY
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Long dagger : DIRK
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Oxford width : EEE
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45-r.p.m. recs. : EPS
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Large vase : URN

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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