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New York Times, Saturday, March 20, 1993

Author:
William S. McIlrath
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
William S. McIlrath has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,838

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Across
1
Greek Juventas : HEBE
5
Cheat, in a way : SCALP
10
" . . . for ___ in joy!": Browning : EVER
14
Shut's partner, in some cases : OPEN
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Triple topper : HOMER
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Blue Jay? Rarely! : LENO
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Schubert product : LIED
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" . . . and ___ grow on" : ONETO
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"___ each life . . . " : INTO
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BACK TALK : ECNELOSNI
22
Ennead, almost : OCTET
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Love too fondly : DOTE
24
Urd or Skuld : NORN
26
More back talk : LIP
29
Fillet : BAND
31
Frankish king: 481-511 : CLOVIS
35
Aromatic liqueur : ANISETTE
37
Geometric chord : SECANT
38
Side dish : SLAW
39
Start of Va.'s motto : SIC
41
Not quite a mane character? : ELSA
42
Shicoff and Schipa : TENORS
45
Bath's county : SOMERSET
48
Chitons' kin : STOLAE
49
N.M. art center : TAOS
50
Nice season : ETE
51
Bona follower : FIDE
53
Stone: Comb. form : LITH
55
Grant : AWARD
58
TAKE BACK : SSESSOPER
63
Cob or drake : MALE
64
Pyx : CHEST
65
Spinning nerd? : YOYO
66
Royal name in Norway : OLAV
67
Shalom : PEACE
68
Stingos' kin : ALES
69
Union general : RENO
70
"Stormy Weather" man : ARLEN
71
Tender : SORE
Down
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Spiracle, e.g. : HOLE
2
Tale of Gilgamesh : EPIC
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"I've ___ to London . . . " : BEEN
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Over : ENDED
5
Snipe : SHOOTAT
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Accedes : CONSENTS
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Right on, formally : AMEN
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Admit : LETIN
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Claim introducer : PRO
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MAKE UP : ELICNOCER
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Jacket slit : VENT
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Duck, in Dortmund : ENTE
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Origin : ROOT
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Leaf division : LOBE
22
Wreath for Bors : ORLE
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Where lts. are made : OCS
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Remains : LASTS
27
Estero : INLET
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A player, perhaps : PIANO
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Paine was one : DEIST
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Concert piece : VALSE
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Map in a map : INSET
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Condition : STATE
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BACKS UP : SWOLFREVO
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Fuse : COALESCE
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Jayhawk : RAID
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But: Lat. : SED
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Bedew : MOISTEN
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Opposite of ouests : ESTS
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District in Surrey : ESHER
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Some D.C. cagers : HOYAS
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Don Juan's emotion : AMOR
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Rib : WALE
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Alda or Bates : ALAN
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Cachet : SEAL
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Kind of shirt : POLO
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Witness : EYER
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American Beauty : ROSE
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Nos. person : CPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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