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New York Times, Saturday, February 20, 1993

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,810

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Across
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Anagram, e.g. : LOGOGRIPH
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"The ___," 1973 film : STING
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Handy : AVAILABLE
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Kind of discussion : PANEL
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Aloysius, in "Brideshead Revisited" : TEDDYBEAR
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Expenditure : OUTGO
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Real thing, metaphysically : ENS
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Chili con ___ : CARNE
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Cream-filled cookies : OREOS
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"Tell it ___ Gath" : NOTIN
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Bar slugs : SNORTS
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Fix a computer program : DEBUG
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Support : AEGIS
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XXVI x II : LII
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Fences : EVADES
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Swedish river : DAL
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Actress Young : SEAN
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Chains : CATENAE
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Having a baglike structure : SACCATE
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Rms. : APTS
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Bud : MAC
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Uses a plane : SHAVES
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Ward heeler : POL
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Nonmetallic element : BORON
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" . . . sell our birthrite for ___ of potash?": Ward : AMESS
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Papas and Castle : IRENES
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Hideaways : LAIRS
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Cards remaining after a deal : TALON
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Elsewhere: Lat. : ALIBI
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Chinese secret society : HUI
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"___ to serve . . . ": Swinburne : ATIME
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Traveling vendors, for short : SALESREPS
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Position : TENET
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Launderer's appliance : STEAMIRON
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Avon nobles : EDENS
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Xanthippe was one : TERMAGANT
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Dilatory : LATE
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Chamber for drying : OVEN
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Wanders : GADS
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Suffix with planet or meteor : OID
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Animal starch : GLYCOGEN
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Capital of Morocco : RABAT
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Modern Georgia, once : IBERIA
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Kind of obsolescence : PLANNED
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Present : HERE
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Number 3 woods, to Gene Sarazen : SPOONS
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Bull: Comb. form : TAURO
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Provide pages for notes : INTERLEAVE
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Signs over : NEGOTIATES
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Specious quality : GLOSSINESS
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Renoir subjects : NUDES
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___ Lapham, Howells protagonist : SILAS
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Behead : DECAPITATE
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Vanished : EVAPORATED
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Where enemies meet : BATTLELINE
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Accelerator : GAS
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Aegean island : SAMOS
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Pulls a fast one : SCAMS
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Pinna : EAR
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Magnetism : CHARISMA
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Arrange in sequence : COLLATE
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Poetic family : BENETS
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Carpenter's machine : NAILER
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Name, to Nero : NOMEN
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Construction piece : IBEAM
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Aux. one : ASST
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A daughter of Cronos : HERA
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Immediately after : UPON
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"___ It Romantic?" : ISNT
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Outfit : RIG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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