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New York Times, Monday, March 22, 1993

Author:
Martha J. DeWitt
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Martha J. DeWitt has 72 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,840
Across
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Angelico or Lippo Lippi : FRA
4
Embarrass : ABASH
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Concerning : ASTO
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Has la grippe : AILS
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N.K.V.D. chief, once : BERIA
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Tuck away : STOW
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Gin drink : TOMCOLLINS
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___ qua non (necessity) : SINE
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Go hungry : STARVE
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Lanced : SPEARED
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Ghostly : EERIE
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Ado : STIR
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Entertainer Cherilyn LaPiere : CHER
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Morse dash designator : DAH
31
Get away : ELUDE
34
Ziegfeld : FLO
35
Manmade fabric : DACRON
38
Nimble : SPRY
39
Part of E.E.N.T. : EAR
40
Screwdriver fruits : ORANGES
42
Bk. of the Bible : COR
43
Basic Latin infinitive : ESSE
45
Part of a battlement : CRENEL
46
Exploit : USE
47
" . . . stays ___ couriers . . . " : THESE
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Actress Joanne : DRU
50
Vipers : ASPS
52
Come to a halt : STOP
54
U.S. unit : STATE
56
Mornings, in Madrid : MANANAS
59
Read : PERUSE
63
Foster a felon : ABET
64
Sweetened, carbonated drink : GINGERBEER
67
Mallet : MACE
68
Bellowing : AROAR
69
Refuse material : SLAG
70
Solicits : ASKS
71
Lizards' cousins : NEWTS
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Some Chi trains : ELS
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Domino or Waller : FATS
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Civil commotion : RIOT
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Mater's beginner : ALMA
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More qualified : ABLER
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___ canto : BEL
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Jackie's second : ARI
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Transgressions : SINS
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Door catches : HASPS
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Attacks : ASSAILS
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Farewell drink : STIRRUPCUP
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Hue : TONE
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Was obligated : OWED
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Heap of stones : SCREE
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Carry to excess : OVERDO
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Hot season in St.-Lô : ETE
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Driver's lic., often : IDCARD
25
Family supporters : EARNERS
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Conflict with : CLASH
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Bourbon drink : HORSESNECK
30
Truffle : HOGNUT
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Scoria : DROSS
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Salt lake in S Australia : EYRE
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Iambs : FEET
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Rainbow : ARC
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Betty Ford, ___ Bloomer : NEE
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Roofer specialist : SLATER
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Demesnes : ESTATES
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Very long time : EON
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Belgrade denizens : SERBS
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Heathen : PAGAN
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Mimics : APERS
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"I Remember ___" : MAMA
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Down with, in Dijon : ABAS
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"Your Majesty" : SIRE
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River in Zaire : UELE
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Secure tightly : SEAL
62
Work units : ERGS
65
Present time : NOW
66
Weapon for Capone : GAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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