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New York Times, Tuesday, November 16, 1993

Author:
Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,079
Across
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Prized asset : GEM
4
Tot's neckwear : BIB
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Entertain splendidly : REGALE
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Cherbourg chum : AMI
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Brownish-pink : NUDE
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Salieri works : OPERAS
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Actress Pfeiffer : MICHELLE
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Most sensible : SANEST
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Popular dessert, with 31 Across : STRAWBERRY
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Cigar end : ETTE
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Would-be officer's sch. : OCS
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Use eosin : DYE
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Pungent salad leaf : CRESS
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Confabulate : TALK
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Early sixth-century date : DIII
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Wrongly : AMISS
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See 19 Across : SHORTCAKE
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Long.'s companion : LAT
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Purge : CLEANSE
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Lea call : LOW
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Popular dessert : CHERRYPIE
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English Channel feeder : SEINE
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One of N.J.'s Oranges : EAST
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Anjou or alligator : PEAR
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Vise : CLAMP
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New stock offering: Abbr. : IPO
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Aachen article : EIN
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Gulf between Latvia and Estonia : RIGA
54
Chilled dessert : ICEBOXCAKE
58
Elicited : EVOKED
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Disliked intensely : DETESTED
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Cylindrical and tapering : TERETE
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Final markdown notice : ASIS
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Intention : END
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Prepares tapes for reuse : ERASES
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A Paul with pluck : LES
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Briny sauce for chow mein : SOY
Down
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Whale herds : GAMS
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Give off : EMIT
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Tiny crystal : MICROLITE
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Lily's beginning : BULB
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Laid off : IDLED
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Tipsy name in Hollywood? : BEERY
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Promising : ROSY
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Agcy. dealing with smog : EPA
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Off-brand item : GENERIC
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Sharp crest : ARETE
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Wears well : LASTS
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___ Park, Rockies resort : ESTES
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Rather's realm : NEWS
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Basketball fouls : HACKS
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Newly decorated : REDONE
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Quotes : CITES
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Magnesium silicate : TALC
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Oriental nanny : AMAH
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1040 giver and getter : IRS
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Junkyard stock : SCRAP
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Infected : SEPTIC
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"Bali ___," song from "South Pacific" : HAI
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Estranges : ALIENATES
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Hawaiian winter wind : KONA
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Wide-mouthed pitcher : EWER
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A river at Ghent : LYS
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New versions of oldies : REMAKES
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"Paradise Lost," "Beowulf," etc. : EPICS
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Minos's realm : CRETE
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Reddish-brown : LIVER
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Where Socrates haggled : AGORA
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Bicycle component : PEDAL
51
Owning a large corporation : OBESE
52
Alimony givers or getters : EXES
54
Julius's last day : IDES
55
Skinner of stage : OTIS
56
Numbers game : KENO
57
Little whirlwind : EDDY
59
Season in Guadeloupe : ETE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 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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