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Stanley B. Whitten
Stanley B. Whitten

New York Times, Tuesday, March 16, 1993

Author:
Stanley B. Whitten
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Stanley B. Whitten has 9 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 9 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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G
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N
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A
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R
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M
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A
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P
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B
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E
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T
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S
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A
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A
D
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A
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P
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A
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S
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P
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E
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A
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S
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E
P
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T
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S
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E
L
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O
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P
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E
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S
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A
V
O
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R
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I
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C
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B
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C
H
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F
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S
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O
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I
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L
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E
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S
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R
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C
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H
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J
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M
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R
A
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C
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A
L
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P
R
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B
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C
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P
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M
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P
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N
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S
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M
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D
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L
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P
O
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T
P
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R
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T
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K
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N
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A
L
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E
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M
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G
S
68
S
W
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L
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B
M
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C
© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,834
Across
1
Growl : GNAR
5
Atlas items : MAPS
9
Defeats : BESTS
14
Superb : AONE
15
Mine entrance : ADIT
16
Palmer of golf : ARNIE
17
Part of W. Va. : PANHANDLE
19
Cattle catcher : RIATA
20
Protect : SHIELD
21
Warehouse : ENTREPOT
23
"Do I dare to ___ peach?": T.S.E. : EATA
24
Molybdenite, e.g. : ORE
25
Groups of seven : SEPTETS
28
Decamps for romance : ELOPES
33
Money unit of Macao : AVO
34
Remaining fragments : RELICS
37
Single guy : BACH
38
Belongs : FITS
40
"___ pro nobis" : ORA
41
"To Live and Die ___" : INLA
42
Marion's ending? : ETTE
43
Stiffen, in a way : STARCH
46
Toast spread : JAM
47
Scamp : RASCAL
49
Court for heirs : PROBATE
51
Beat pounder : COP
53
Kind of corner : AMEN
54
Remedies : PANACEAS
59
Repaired : MENDED
62
High society : ELITE
63
Musical medley : POTPOURRI
65
Occupied, as a seat : TAKEN
66
Toward shelter at sea : ALEE
67
Coffee holders : MUGS
68
Saccharine : SWEET
69
Advance : LEND
70
V.I.P at college : BMOC
Down
1
Discrepancies : GAPS
2
Ark builder : NOAH
3
"Designing Women" cast member : ANNIEPOTTS
4
Warm up again : REHEAT
5
Order : MANDATE
6
Tally : ADD
7
Mound : PILE
8
Court reporter : STENO
9
Gun tube : BARREL
10
Gannon University location : ERIE
11
Crack : SNAP
12
Josip Broz : TITO
13
Ensconce : SEAT
18
Change : ALTER
22
___ bien : TRES
25
Less dangerous : SAFER
26
Long-running Broadway hit : EVITA
27
Berth : SLOT
29
Japanese cummerbund : OBI
30
Pretentious official : PANJANDRUM
31
Fanfare : ECLAT
32
Embarrassment : SHAME
35
Retirement-plan letters : IRA
36
Complain : CARP
39
N.Y.S.E. watchdog : SEC
43
___ gin fizz : SLOE
44
Confining : CRAMPED
45
Similar: Comb. form : HOMEO
48
Emphasis : ACCENT
50
Paralyze : BENUMB
52
Pertaining to the Vatican : PAPAL
54
Favorites : PETS
55
"There oughta be ___!" : ALAW
56
Greek goddess of victory : NIKE
57
To ___ (perfectly) : ATEE
58
Exclusive : SOLE
60
Therefore : ERGO
61
Kind of jockey : DISC
64
Sawbuck : TEN

Answer summary:
1 debuted here and reused later, 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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