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New York Times, Friday, November 5, 1993

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,068
Across
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Goblet shape : TULIP
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Shakedown artist : SHARK
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Seaside stopover : MARINA
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Farm-stand display : MELONS
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Yes! : YOUBETYOURBOOTS
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Slip up : ERR
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Sticky stuff : GOOP
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Supporting strip of wood or metal : BATTEN
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In reserve : ASIDE
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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Norman commune of W.W. II fame : STLO
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Descartes : RENE
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Peggy Lee hit: 1948 : MANANA
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Anvil's locale : EAR
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Vulgar shoddiness : SLEAZE
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God with a hammer : THOR
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A river of Grampian : DEE
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No! : FATCHANCE
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Addams family relative : ITT
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Soft-colored : PALE
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Wields the gavel : CHAIRS
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Born, to Brigitte : NEE
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Crankcase sediment : SLUDGE
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Piece of cake : SNAP
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Honeybunch : LAMB
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Fancy neckwear : BOA
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"___ la giubba," "Pagliacci" aria : VESTI
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Place side by side : APPOSE
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Killer whale : ORCA
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Divot preventer : TEE
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Maybe... : YOUNEVERCANTELL
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"La Mer" songwriter Charles ___ : TRENET
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Donizetti works : OPERAS
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Ad ___ per aspera (Kan. motto) : ASTRA
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Word following hard or snub : NOSED
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Bullish? : TAURINE
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Sub chaser? : URB
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Feudal superior : LIEGE
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"___ each life some rain..." : INTO
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Bribe of a kind : PAYOLA
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Big D campus : SMU
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Mint, e.g. : HERB
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Dawn love song of old : ALBA
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TV classic of 1977 : ROOTS
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Like a macramé rope : KNOTTED
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Small bite : MORSEL
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Inscribed pillars : STELAE
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Many, many moons : YEARS
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Musical plea to Richard : OPENTHEDOOR
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Nocturnal disturbance : SNORE
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Unheeding : DEAF
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Okinawan seaport : NAHA
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Iridium, e.g. : METAL
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Time being : NONCE
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Mr. Bunker, familiarly : ARCH
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Cooks in a microwave oven : ZAPS
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Organization : CLUB
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Relieve : EASE
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Affix a tessera : INLAY
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Cozy's raison d'être : TEAPOT
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Japanese deep-fried fare : TEMPURA
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As an alternative : INSTEAD
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Fierce badgers : RATELS
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Bit of salesmanship : SPIEL
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Brasserie server : GARCON
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Dice, to crapshooters : BONES
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Feather parts : VANES
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Wowed : SENT
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In any way : EVER
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"The Godfather" figure : CAPO
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Airline abbr. : ETA
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Square root of nove : TRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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