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New York Times, Wednesday, March 24, 1993

Author:
Jeanette K. Brill
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Jeanette K. Brill has 79 pre-Shortz puzzles and 2 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,842
Across
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Start of a bon mot : YOUTH
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Capitol Hill gp. : REPS
10
Trudge : PLOD
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Ink for une plume : ENCRE
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"___ Ideas" : IGET
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Napoleon won here: 1796 : LODI
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Blessed, in Bonn : SELIG
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___ pear (avocado) : ALLIGATOR
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Bon mot: Part 2 : ISAGIFTOFNATURE
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Certain horse : ROAN
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Daly's TV partner : GLESS
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Come into sight : APPEAR
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Mortgage : LIEN
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Roentgen images : XRAYS
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Dutch genre painter : STEEN
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Bon mot: Part 3 : BUT
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Traditional knowledge : LORE
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Part of M-G-M : MAYER
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Choreographer Tommy : TUNE
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Palindromic animal : EWE
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More wan : PALER
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Waldorf, e.g. : SALAD
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Lack : WANT
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Metrical foot : IAMBUS
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Plant pest : APHID
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Injury : HARM
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End of the bon mot : AGEISAWORKOFART
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Provisional : TENTATIVE
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Esteem : VALUE
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Movie pioneer : INCE
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Fall setting : EDEN
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Enoch or Eve : ARDEN
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St.-Lô neighbor : CAEN
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Author ___ Roche : DELA
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Interprets : READS
Down
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"___ Can": S. Davis Jr. : YESI
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Individuals : ONES
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Abdul-Jabbar's alma mater : UCLA
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Branch of math : TRIG
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Fugitives' journeys : HEGIRAS
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Lariat : RIATA
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Fat king of Moab : EGLON
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Riches : PELF
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More penurious : STINGIER
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Typewriter roller : PLATEN
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Plant inducing forgetfulness : LOTUS
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Smells : ODORS
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Extreme : DIRE
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Early Greek physician : GALEN
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Pro : FOR
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Chassis shaft : AXLE
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Ship's bow : PROW
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Remove outer skin : PARE
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Word with lid or drop : EYE
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Lascivious look : LEER
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Preserve, in a way : SALT
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Nautical chain : TYE
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Onion or hyacinth : BULB
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Two-toed sloth : UNAU
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Shawn and Mack : TEDS
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Ordered : MANDATED
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Soft headwear : TAM
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Pakistani coin : PAISA
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Urn for tea : SAMOVAR
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Blanch : WHITEN
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Annoy : IRK
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Rocket stage : AGENA
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The "d" in l.s.d. : PENCE
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Wretched hut : HOVEL
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Omni or the Forum : ARENA
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Suffix with emblem : ATIC
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Shoe designation : WIDE
49
Cab rider : FARE
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Robert or Alan : ALDA
51
Regretted : RUED
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Folding money : TENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 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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