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New York Times, Thursday, November 18, 1993

4-Down : Foolish affection

Author:
Daniel Girardi
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Daniel Girardi has 41 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,081
Across
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"Diary of ___ Housewife" : AMAD
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Memorable football coach Amos A. ___ : STAGG
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Dangerous stinger : WASP
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Full of vitality : GOGO
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Portugal's answer to Hong Kong : MACAO
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Cognizant of : ONTO
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Director Seiter film: 1948 : ONETOUCHOFVENUS
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Twangy : NASAL
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Author Wiesel : ELIE
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Contemporary of Emily : AMY
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Pant : GASP
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Sp. lady : SRA
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Director Truffaut film: 1972 : TWOENGLISHGIRLS
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Squabble : ROW
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Honduran port : TELA
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"Ash Wednesday" poet : ELIOT
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Sea birds : ERNS
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Bar shot : SNORT
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Humane org. : SPCA
44
Took great pleasure in : ATEUP
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Biblical disposition : UNTO
47
Musician's sine qua non : EAR
48
Director Koster film: 1936 : THREESMARTGIRLS
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An advanced deg. : DSC
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Of the dawn : EOAN
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Solicit : ASK
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Trabea : TOGA
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Caesar's opening words : ICAME
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Director Korda classic: 1939 : THEFOURFEATHERS
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Spanish Surrealist painter : MIRO
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Thermoplastic used for wrapping : SARAN
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You are, in Spain : ERES
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Grand Ole ___ : OPRY
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Color of Poe's raven : EBONY
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Dum-dum : DODO
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Stravinsky ballet : AGON
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Actress Freeman : MONA
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Sweet 16, 21 plus, etc. : AGES
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Foolish affection : DOTAGE
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Tex. campus : SMU
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Midpoint of X-O game : TAC
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Feel sympathy : ACHE
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London lockup : GAOL
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Card game for Izaak Walton? : GOFISH
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Affliction : WOE
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First name of Grandma Moses : ANNA
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Unfermented grape juice : STUM
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Bouquet : POSY
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Buck heroine : OLAN
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Brink : VERGE
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Some noncoms : SGTS
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Full assembly : PLENUM
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Is distressed : AILS
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Doctor : TREAT
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Merit : WORTH
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Proprietor : OWNER
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Actress Massey : ILONA
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He declined the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature : SARTRE
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Not so green : RIPER
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U.M.W. chapter : LOCAL
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Performs outstandingly : STARS
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Petitioned : SUED
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Four-legged Oz visitor : TOTO
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Garlicky rigatoni sauce : PESTO
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Limey's stew : SCOUSE
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Amble, e.g. : GAIT
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Progressed slowly : INCHED
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Air: Comb. form : ATMO
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The Flying Dutchman, e.g. : SHIP
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Walter or Jean of Broadway : KERR
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Clutch : GRAB
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Bushy hairdo : AFRO
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See 54 Down : AERO
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Alan Young's TV horse : MRED
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It, in Italy : ESSO
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Hope role in a 1955 movie : FOY
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Like: Suffix : EAN
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Time starter : ANY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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