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Robert H. Wolfe
Robert H. Wolfe

New York Times, Saturday, November 20, 1993

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F G J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Robert H. Wolfe has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles and 60 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,083

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Across
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Short Frank : PEPIN
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Headliner : STAR
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Actress Thompson : SADA
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Kind of plastic or resin : AMINO
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Ligurian Sea feeder : ARNO
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Nieuwpoort's river : YSER
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T.R. was one : CONSERVATIONIST
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Question for Brutus : ETTU
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Dark times for Blake : EENS
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Latin weasel : ICTIS
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Deep affection : DEARNESS
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Butt end : ASH
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Throw off : RID
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Grain Coast native : LIBERIAN
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Had a yen : ACHED
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___ Crocetti, a k a Martin : DINO
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Estimator's words : ORSO
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Impetuosity : PRECIPITOUSNESS
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Acerb : TART
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Reply after a sermon : AMEN
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Move along : MOSEY
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Not as easygoing : STRICTER
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Not much, in Amiens : PEU
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Wow! : OOH
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Appraised : ASSESSED
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Hersey locale : ADANO
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Colonnade of old Hellas : STOA
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Ovid's surname : NASO
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Frustrations : DISAPPOINTMENTS
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Unique person : ONER
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"This one ___ me" : ISON
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Lauder of lipstick : ESTEE
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Command to Fido : STAY
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Aqueduct entry : PONY
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Peter and Paul : TSARS
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Wore out a maternity-room carpet : PACED
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Go too far in performing : EMOTE
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One of a sailing trio : PINTA
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Rebel : INSURRECTIONARY
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Douay Deluge figure : NOE
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Lays by : SAVES
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Spelling using characters of another alphabet : TRANSLITERATION
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Echidna prey : ANTS
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Louis Philippe, e.g. : ROI
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Simultaneous timing : SYNCHRONOUSNESS
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". . . earth ___ is in heaven" : ASIT
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Lucie's dad : DESI
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Skills : ARTS
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He found the cause of yellow fever : REED
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Compiègne's river : OISE
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Egg depositories : NIDI
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___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Party to : INON
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States of dudgeon : IRES
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S. African fox : ASSE
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Busybodyish : NOSY
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Little flats : APTS
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Ending for auto or demo : CRAT
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Munich mister : HERR
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Thin coin : DIME
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Med.-sch. course : PATH
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Pintail duck : SMEE
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Hoosegow : COOP
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H.S. test : PSAT
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Caan role in "The Godfather" : SONNY
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Dancer's guide : SANTA
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Fragrant compound : ESTER
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Syringes' contents : DOSES
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Hubbubs : ADOS
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Power : DINT
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On the Azov : ASEA
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Tolerable : SOSO
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Die dot : PIP
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Assembled : MET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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