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Bryant White
Bryant White

New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 1993

52-Across : Potter's vitreous layer

Author:
Bryant White
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Bryant White has 11 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 29 Shortz Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,817
Across
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Variant of Hindustani : URDU
5
Sacra Romana ___ : ROTA
9
Dispatch : HASTE
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Stalk in a marsh : REED
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Mild yellow cheese : EDAM
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Sacrificial place : ALTAR
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Electromagnetic unit : ABCOULOMB
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Tombaugh's discovery : PLUTO
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Tenor Slezak : LEO
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A Zoroastrian : PARSI
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Short notes : LINES
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Ernest Lehman products : SCRIPTS
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Von Stroheim classic : GREED
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Winner's letter : VEE
28
Deprive of bones : DEOSSIFY
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Earthy clay : OCHER
34
Some singles : BUNTS
35
___ wolf (pirate) : SEA
36
Followers of phis : CHIS
37
Prickly pear : NOPAL
38
Fomalhaut, e.g. : STAR
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___ Mahal : TAJ
40
TV image's smallest element : PIXEL
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"Beau ___" : GESTE
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Scorpion, for one : ARACHNID
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"East of Eden" protagonist : CAL
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Emulate Columbo : CROON
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Cherrystone, e.g. : MOLLUSK
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Black tea : PEKOE
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Potter's vitreous layer : GLAZE
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Three-way joint : TEE
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Supped at home : ATEIN
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Shielding : DEFENSIVE
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Actress Garber : TERRI
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A ___ apple : ASIN
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Alt. : ELEV
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Hupmobile contemporary : ESSEX
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Affirmative votes : YEAS
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Sergeant's "As you ___" : WERE
Down
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Eurasian range : URALS
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Old stringed instrument : REBEC
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Ambience factor : DECOR
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Japanese plant : UDO
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Be simpatico : RELATE
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These make scents : ODORS
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Fife caps : TAMS
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___ hyperbola (Newtonian phrase) : AMBIGENAL
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Unfortunate : HAPLESS
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Axis foes : ALLIES
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Pious Russian Protestants : STUNDISTS
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London gallery : TATE
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A son of Aphrodite : EROS
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___ crust (elite) : UPPER
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Currier's partner : IVES
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North African weight : ROTL
28
Tricked : DUPED
29
Exploit : FEAT
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Manageable, as a ship : YARE
31
Eight: Comb. form : OCTA
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Red-bellied trout : CHAR
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Certain terrorists : HIJACKERS
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December 26 in Canada : BOXINGDAY
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Boy, in Barcelona : NINO
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Vend : SELL
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A symbol of immortality : PHOENIX
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Famed Greek physician : GALEN
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To believe, in Brest : CROIRE
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Defrauds : COZENS
46
Clique : MAFIA
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Practical : UTILE
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Lop off : SEVER
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Brewer's mash tub : KEEVE
50
Cracker spread : PATE
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Opposites of hivers : ETES
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___-majesté : LESE
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Emulate Dorcas : SEW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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