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New York Times, Monday, March 1, 1993

Author:
James L. Beatty
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 4.89, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
James L. Beatty has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,819
Across
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Maugham's "___ and Ale" : CAKES
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Smile radiantly : BEAM
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Maxim : SAW
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Active : ALIVE
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Unit of loudness : SONE
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One cubic decimeter : LITER
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Who or which : THAT
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Radius's companion : ULNA
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Celsius's partner : FAHRENHEIT
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Decant : POUR
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Yuletide : NOEL
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Sans secrecy : OPENLY
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Holmes or you : SOLVER
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Title holder : OWNER
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Entreaty : PLEA
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Compos mentis : SANE
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"Two live ___": T.S.E. : ASONE
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Parisian ruffians : APACHES
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Control surface on a plane's wing : AILERON
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Dark reddish-brown : SEPIA
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Exasperates : IRKS
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Pedestal part : DADO
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Southwestern plain : LLANO
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Play parts : SCENES
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Visitor : CALLER
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Pedro's thirst quencher : AGUA
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Vicinage : AREA
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Lecturers : ADDRESSERS
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Fissure : RIFT
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Child, in Calcutta : BABA
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"___ in Paris," 1932 song : APRIL
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Pierre's noggin : TETE
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"___ a Song Go . . . " : ILET
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Thrash : BASTE
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Actor Ron ___ : ELY
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Relinquish : CEDE
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Fed the kitty : ANTED
Down
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Leg part : CALF
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Inter ___ : ALIA
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___ and kin : KITH
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Perpetually : EVER
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Tranquil : SERENE
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Indulge in balneation : BATHE
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Level of authority : ECHELON
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Oft-served dish in England : MUTTON
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Wise lawgiver : SOLON
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Invalidate : ANNUL
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Fatigued : WEARY
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Supplant : SUPERSEDE
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Swedes' neighbors : NORSE
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Tintinnabulate : PEAL
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Mineral springs : SPAS
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Wine pitcher for Plato : OLPE
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Bound : LEAP
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Waver : VACILLATE
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Frail : WEAK
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"Pleasure's ___ . . . ": Byron : ASIN
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Port NW of Mascara : ORAN
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Protuberance : NODE
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A grandson of Eve : ENOS
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Irwin of golf : HALE
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Part of G.I. : ISSUE
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Highway foundation : ROADBED
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Jordanian's language : ARABIC
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Variety of melon : CASABA
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___ blanche : CARTE
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Shakespearean sprite : ARIEL
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Southpaw : LEFTY
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Sound harshly : GRATE
57
Hill's partner : DALE
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Pair of draft animals : SPAN
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Once, once : ERST
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Ceremony : RITE
61
Luge, e.g. : SLED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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