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Kenneth Haxton
Kenneth Haxton

WRITERS' GET-TOGETHER

New York Times, Sunday, February 28, 1993

Author:
Kenneth Haxton
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 142, Blocks: 74, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 494 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 123, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Kenneth Haxton has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles and 1 Shortz Era puzzle in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,818
Across
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Tackle : GEAR
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Tulwar, e.g. : SABER
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Foodstuff from orchid tubers : SALEP
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Dresden possessive : MEIN
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Gaelic : ERSE
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Chessman : PIECE
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Angler's basket : CREEL
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"Das Rheingold" contralto : ERDA
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"Cakes and Ale"/"Hunger" authors : MAUGHAMSUN
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"Sic et Non"/"Gullible's Travels" authors : ABELARDNER
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Streaks : STRIATES
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U.S. satellite : TIROS
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Talked publicly : NOISED
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Komatik, e.g. : SLED
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Underground figure : MINER
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Overwhelm : STUN
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Makes long, loose stitches : BASTES
37
Seat for S .D. O'Connor : BANC
38
Bases for movie film : ACETATES
42
Chinese horn, e.g. : OBOE
43
"She"/"Grendel" authors : HAGGARDNER
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Miss or Bull preceder : OLE
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TV's "This Is ___ Life" : YOUR
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Forfeit : LOSE
49
Actor from Cowes, England : IRONS
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Louver : SLAT
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Pismire : ANT
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Mother of the Nereids : DORIS
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Fine English china : SPODE
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Performs a household task : DUSTS
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Drill : REHEARSE
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École denizen : ELEVE
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Minotaur's home : CRETE
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Oust : EVICT
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In unison : ASONE
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Musical-notation inventor : GUIDO
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Lake Malawi, once : NYASA
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Baptism and marriage : RITES
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Young Washington was one : SURVEYOR
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Like fluff : DOWNY
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Yields : CEDES
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Vibrant : ALIVE
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Never, to Kohl : NIE
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He follows Joel : AMOS
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Wherewithal in Madras : RUPEE
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Depend (on) : RELY
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First code word : ABLE
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___ House, an O'Neill home : TAO
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"Colloquia"/"Fantasio" authors : ERASMUSSET
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Action : DEED
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Approved : ENDORSED
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Las Vegas opening : SLOT
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The rest : OTHERS
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Furrows : RUTS
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Youngster from 10 to 12 : TWEEN
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Plant in a Fugard title : ALOE
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Mezzo-soprano Resnik : REGINA
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Snipe's habitat : SHORE
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Permanent : ENDURING
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"Orlando Furioso"/"Dracula" authors : ARIOSTOKER
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" . . . Peter Rabbit"/"Phormio" authors : POTTERENCE
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___ Eulenspiegel : TILL
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Ornamental cases : ETUIS
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___ Park, Colo. town : ESTES
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Island group containing Attu : NEAR
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Cloy : SATE
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Take a long look : STARE
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Facetious tribute : ROAST
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Marlins, e.g. : TEAM
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Minerals giving Idaho its nickname : GEMS
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Assyrian war god : ASUR
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Social or cash follower : REGISTER
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Heavy rainstorms : SPATES
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Emulated Annie Oakley : AIMED
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Gershwin heroine : BESS
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Old French coin : ECU
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Landlord's activity : RENTING
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Intimidate : SCARE
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Latticework bower : ARBOR
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Sordor : LEES
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One of the Apodes : EEL
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Nursery vessels : PLANTERS
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Site of Mohammed's tomb : MEDINA
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Airborne fish eaters : ERNS
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Concept for Camus : IDEE
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Aromatic ointment : NARD
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Hearty's companion : HALE
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Rummage about : ROUT
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Quechua speaker : INCA
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Medieval necromancers : MAGES
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Mielziner design : SCENE
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Member of the old Russian aristocracy : BOYAR
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Have ___ to pick : ABONE
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"Madoc"/"The English Traveller" authors : SOUTHEYWOOD
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Memorable jazz musician: 1904-84 : BASIE
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Moody's "___ in Time of Hesitation" : ANODE
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"Resurrection"/"A Study of History" authors : TOLSTOYNBEE
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Give joy to : ELATE
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Tennis divisions : SETS
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Actor Buchholz : HORST
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Comes to maturity : RIPENS
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Herd : DROVE
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Creator of Bernarda Alba : LORCA
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Sweden, to Sartre : SUEDE
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Henry James's Miss Miller : DAISY
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Tart, plumlike fruits : SLOES
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Impetus : DRIVE
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Maurice or Dame Edith : EVANS
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Venerate : ESTEEM
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Like Alpine roads : CURVY
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Generals' staff members : AIDES
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Culpability : GUILT
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"___ is an island": Donne : NOMAN
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Stuff again : REPAD
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Icy pellets : SLEET
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Edmonton hockey player : OILER
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Bassoon and English horn : REEDS
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Palm product : DATE
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Kippers : CURES
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Pyromaniac's crime : ARSON
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Says over : RESTATES
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Devotee : ADHERENT
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Gas-company customer : USER
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Surprise success : SLEEPER
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Cal Ripken, e.g. : ORIOLE
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Hosiery disasters : RUNS
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Describing a doyen : OLDEST
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Cook's offering : TOUR
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"___ Wedding Journey": Howells : THEIR
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Less desirable : WORSE
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Sweetens the pot : ANTES
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Hamelin's problem : RATS
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Assam silkworm : ERIA
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Young sow : GILT
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Bonxie : SKUA
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Singer James : ETTA
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Arrow poison : INEE
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Org. regulating college sports : NCAA
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Seed : GERM
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Giants' manager: 1942-48 : OTT
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Bear, in Burgos : OSO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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