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James E. Hinish Jr.
James E. Hinish Jr.

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New York Times, Sunday, November 7, 1993

Author:
James E. Hinish, Jr.
Editor:
Mel Taub
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 72, Avg Word Len: 5.27, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 548 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 127, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 18, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
James E. Hinish, Jr. has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 16,070
Across
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Quite a while : AGES
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"The Sound of Music" family name : TRAPP
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Terra ___ : COTTA
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External: Comb. form : ECTO
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Portnoy's creator : ROTH
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Capital on the Red River : HANOI
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Knock for ___ (clobber) : ALOOP
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A brother of Balder : THOR
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Ash and trash? : CANOPENERS
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Deck or second? : BEFOREHAND
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Drop or fall? : STARTOUT
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State of Muslim V.I.P.? : CALIF
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Everlasting, old style : ETERNE
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Turf protector : TARP
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Halogenous element : IODIN
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Hymnal's kin : PSALTER
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Overweight : OBESE
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Start to remove a diaper : UNPIN
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Knightly combat area : LISTS
38
City in Camus's "The Plague" : ORAN
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Cuff or golf? : MISSINGLINKS
42
Ziegfeld : FLO
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Eng. capital : LOND
46
Sift, in Shropshire : LUE
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Mount sacred to Buddhists : OMEI
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"Aquarius" musical : HAIR
49
"___ so to bed" : AND
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Friday or friend? : GIRLCHASER
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A "Rich Man, Poor Man" star : NOLTE
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Grade or standing? : FOLLOWUP
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Cozy and comfortable : HOMEY
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Site of Virgil's tomb : NAPLES
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Karl von ___, W.W.I. German commander : EINEM
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Conclusion : FINIS
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
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One of seven kings of Norway : HAAKON
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Mexican War White House family : POLKS
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Scared or short? : RUNAHEAD
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Born earlier : OLDER
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Of duty or of sight? : FINISHLINE
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Medical-svc. group : HMO
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Claim against property : LIEN
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Wilma's spouse : FRED
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Ottoman luminary : AGA
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Vivid display : RIOT
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Easily handled, nautically : YAR
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Stamp or stuff? : FOODADDITIVE
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Anent : INRE
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Blackmore heroine : LORNA
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Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar : ELCID
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Girl in a 1918 Berlin song : MANDY
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Sought status : ASPIRED
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Outsider : ALIEN
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___ in a poke : APIG
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Opposite of a vacuum : PLENUM
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Impertubable one : STOIC
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Cash or bombard? : FRONTIER
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Mind or piece? : POSTMASTER
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Bud or maker? : AFTERTASTE
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Recent : LATE
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Sudden burst of activity : SPASM
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Indian Zoroastrian : PARSI
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Privy to : INON
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Organic compound : ENOL
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"La Plume de ma ___" : TANTE
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Halt, in Bari : SOSTA
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Actress Anderson : LONI
Down
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Circle parts : ARCS
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Capricorn : GOAT
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Mongibello : ETNA
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Cake or stop? : SHORTEND
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Proposition provable from accepted premises : THEOREM
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Accumulated : RANUP
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Claude ___, pseudonym of author Jean Schopfer : ANET
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___ favor (please) : POR
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Italian name of an Aegean isle : PISCOPI
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Telegraphing : CABLING
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Liquid part of fat : OLEIN
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Beau Brummell, e.g. : TOFF
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Extremely : TOO
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Lift or jacket? : APRESSKI
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Kennedy and Mertz : ETHELS
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Diagrammatic depiction : CHART
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Metric unit of 1,000 kilograms : TONNE
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Select from a menu : ORDER
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School gps. : PTAS
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Gallic states : ETATS
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Tennis cry : ADIN
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Island, to Ilse : INSEL
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Yearner : PINER
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Town on the Penobscot : ORONO
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Arm or rubber? : BANDLEADER
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Supplant illegally : USURP
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Her Majesty's salt : LIMEY
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St. ___, Northfield, Minn., campus : OLAF
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" . . . topless towers of ___?": Marlowe : ILIUM
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Fails to show : LOSES
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Back or guy? : FALLBEHIND
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Calorie counter's word : LITE
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Galena and bauxite : ORES
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China's Hebei province, old style : HOPEH
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Broadway's Verdon : GWEN
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Sonora seasoning : CHILI
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Traffic signals : HONKS
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Plain People : AMISH
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Zola heroine : NANA
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Compare : LIKEN
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___ about : ONOR
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Hawaii's state bird : NENE
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"On Golden Pond" co-star : FONDA
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The Danube, to Bulgarians : DUNAV
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Part of H.R.E. : HOLY
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Inter ___ (among other things) : ALIA
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___-terre : PIEDA
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Unyielding : RIGID
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He wrote "The Last Resorts" : AMORY
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Show too much admiration : DOTE
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Palm leaf : FROND
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Lucan's tongue : LATIN
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Mizzen or main? : FOREMAST
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Leader or master? : RINGTAIL
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Tribunal : FORUM
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16th-century architect, Tuileries builder : DELORME
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LXIX x VIII : DLII
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Large glacial formations : ICECAPS
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Where William Allen White worked : EMPORIA
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Supporting crosspiece : LINTEL
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"___ Misbehavin'" : AINT
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Rome Beauty, e.g. : APPLE
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U.S. painter John ___: 1871-1951 : SLOAN
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Basil-garlic-olive oil sauce : PESTO
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Bikini event: 1946 : ATEST
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Give one's mouth ___ (keep quiet) : AREST
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Funnyman Freberg : STAN
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Some mil. planes : FTRS
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"There ___ Greater Love," 1936 song : ISNO
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School jacket : ETON
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Eclectic-school painter : RENI
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Hot Springs, e.g. : SPA
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___ Schwarz (noted N.Y. toy store) : FAO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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