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New York Times, Thursday, November 4, 1993

Author:
Dorothy Elliott
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Dorothy Elliott has 11 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,067
Across
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Fourth Hebrew letter : DALETH
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Valise : GRIP
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Citrus drink : ADE
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Charlotte ___, V.I. : AMALIE
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Scourge : BANE
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Moon-landing transport : LEM
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Beatles song: 1966 : GOODDAYSUNSHINE
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Circle segment : ARC
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Excitement : ADO
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Mount in N Israel : TABOR
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Beethoven's Op. 27, No. 2 : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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Uplift : BUOY
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Lizard: Comb. form : SAURO
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French film pioneer Gance : ABEL
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TV's Mr. Grant : ASNER
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Official proclamation : FIAT
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Count : ADD
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With "A," theme from "Romeo and Juliet" : TIMEFORUS
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Def. projectile : ABM
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Defoe's ___ Flanders : MOLL
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Frost-covered : RIMED
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Ellerbee's "And ___ Goes" : SOIT
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Brandish : WIELD
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Tunney or Tierney : GENE
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Frankie Carle's theme song : SUNRISESERENADE
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Nincompoop : IDIOT
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Pester : NAG
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With-it : HIP
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Hit song from 1936 Shirley Temple movie : GOODNIGHTMYLOVE
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Diarist Anaïs ___ : NIN
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Little cousin of 69 Across : OBIE
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Missing links : APEMEN
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Soon-to-be-alums : SRS
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Stage Oscar : TONY
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Pressure : STRESS
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Viola ___ (old bass viol) : DAGAMBA
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Lovey-dovey : AMOROUS
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Priest who warned against the Trojan horse : LAOCOON
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Yore : ELD
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Kind of basin : TIDAL
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"My ___ bloody, but unbowed": Henley : HEADIS
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Famed literary monogram : GBS
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Author Santha Rama ___ : RAU
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Wayside stopover : INN
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Green pasta sauce : PESTO
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"Arabian Nights" woodcutter : ALIBABA
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Signified : DENOTED
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Oz's ___ City : EMERALD
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Exercise system : YOGA
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Mandlikova of tennis : HANA
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Novgorod negative : NYET
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Gusts : HUFFLES
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Cinema Stooges, e.g. : TRIO
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Fly like a condor : SOAR
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Edge : RIM
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Neighbor of Syr. : TUR
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Tends the lawn : MOWS
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Portent : SIGN
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Specifies : ASSIGNS
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Milady's chamber : BOUDOIR
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Underlings : MINIONS
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"Oh, give ___ where..." : MEAHOME
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Salad greens : ENDIVES
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Intensifies : DEEPENS
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Walked upon : TROD
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Afforded : LENT
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O'Neill output : DRAMAS
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"Tell ___ in Gath...": II Sam. 1:20 : ITNOT
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O.T.'s Mizraim, today : EGYPT
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Rummy type : GIN
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Say-___ Kid (Willie Mays) : HEY
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Irish sea god : LER

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 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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