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New York Times, Tuesday, February 23, 1993

Author:
Stanley Glass
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Stanley Glass has 26 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,813
Across
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Gloss : SHEEN
6
Small marsh bird : SORA
10
Money in Matamoros : PESO
14
Emerson's middle name : WALDO
15
Molecule part : ATOM
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Surrounded by : AMID
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Balance-sheet item : ASSET
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Greek covered walkway : STOA
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Mah-jongg piece : TILE
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Swashbuckler's money? : THEMARKOFZORRO
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Region : AREA
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Some dance performances : SOLI
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"Eye" ntwk. : CBS
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Himalayan horror : YETI
30
Unbeatably pleasant : NICEST
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Der ___ (Adenauer) : ALTE
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Oxford dignitaries : DONS
38
Dacha : VILLA
39
Entrance fees in London? : POUNDSONTHEDOOR
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Repetitive musical movement : RONDO
43
St. Philip ___ : NERI
44
Major poem : EPOS
45
Collect on a surface : ADSORB
47
Soaks flax : RETS
49
On the outside: Prefix : EPI
50
Uncommon : RARE
52
Radio-wave reflection : ECHO
54
Action at a bank? : PASSINGTHEBUCK
60
Metered vehicle : TAXI
61
With: Fr. : AVEC
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Hall of Fame catcher : BERRA
63
Industrial oven : KILN
64
Ibsen heroine : NORA
65
Analyze metal : ASSAY
66
Designer Cassini : OLEG
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Textile processor : DYER
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Lions and Tigers : TEAMS
Down
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The Babe's sultanate : SWAT
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Mixture : HASH
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Tomato blight : EDEMA
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Document authorizer : NOTARY
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Saskatchewan city : SASKATOON
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Bismarck or Preminger : OTTO
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Housetops : ROOFS
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"King of Waters" : AMAZON
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Oedipus's crime : PATRICIDE
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Mideast V.I.P. : EMIR
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Agricultural warehouse : SILO
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Keats work : ODE
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Parts of musicians' mouthpieces : REEDS
22
Martini additive : OLIVE
25
Noted film director : CAPRA
26
Family bond : BLOOD
27
Dazes : STUNS
29
Type of ear or tube : INNER
31
Wed stealthily : ELOPE
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Kind of sailboat : SLOOP
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Ankles : TARSI
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Supporter's activity : ENDORSING
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Urban railway : STREETCAR
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Copperfield's beloved et al. : DORAS
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Jerk : HITCH
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Kellogg's pact partner : BRIAND
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Predecessor of Adar : SHEBAT
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Diplomatic representative : ENVOY
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Too chubby : OBESE
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Milkmaid's need : PAIL
55
Chassis rod : AXLE
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"Pretty Woman" star : GERE
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Mama bear: Lat. : URSA
58
Overstuff : CRAM
59
Actress Francis et al. : KAYS
60
Ref's bout-ending call : TKO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 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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