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Gayle Dean
Gayle Dean

New York Times, Wednesday, March 31, 1993

Author:
Gayle Dean
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Gayle Dean has 29 pre-Shortz puzzles and 5 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,849

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Students & seniors
Across
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Short follower : STOP
5
Former "curtain" material : IRON
9
Pardon : REMIT
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Kilauea output : LAVA
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Presentment to a deejay : DEMO
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Oranjestad's island : ARUBA
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Copycat : APER
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Maintain : AVER
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Between: Prefix : INTER
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Hoffman role : MARATHONMAN
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Corn measure : EAR
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Reel cylinder : SPOOL
25
Excessively flattering : SMARMY
27
Refers to in praise : CITES
29
Formidable one : TARTAR
32
Hoffman film : AGATHA
34
Bum's-rush specialists : BOUNCERS
38
Trap for lobsters : POT
39
To the point : BLUNT
41
Bribe : SOP
42
Crossings for Casey Jones : TRESTLES
45
Run out : ELAPSE
48
Carpenter's plane : ROUTER
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Pelion maiden : OREAD
51
Celestial charioteer : HELIOS
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Faux pas : ERROR
56
Hail : AVE
57
Hoffman role : THEGRADUATE
62
Sells : VENDS
64
Crockett's quarry : COON
65
Private room in a pub : SNUG
66
World-weariness : ENNUI
67
Hoffman role : HOOK
68
"___ boy!" : ATTA
69
Jule of Tin Pan Alley : STYNE
70
Chooses : OPTS
71
Stentorian : LOUD
Down
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"Grand" action : SLAM
2
Polynesian fabric : TAPA
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Hyperbolize : OVERSTATE
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Defensive wall : PARAPET
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Ezra Pound's home state : IDAHO
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Coup d'état, e.g. : REVOLT
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Augury : OMEN
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Schwarzkopf, to friends : NORM
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Hoffman film : RAINMAN
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Shore sight : ERN
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More inexpressive : MUTER
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Skyscraper item : IBEAM
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Linger or loiter : TARRY
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Balderdash : TOSH
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Shrewd : ASTUTE
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Part of a circle : ARC
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Kangaroo, for one: Abbr. : CAPT
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Operatic prince : IGOR
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Ill-treatment : ABUSE
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Nancy's man : RON
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Having a rosy glow : ABLUSH
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L.L. Zamenhof's creation : ESPERANTO
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___ Lee Parks, civil-rights activist : ROSA
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Zoomed : SPED
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"___ It Be" : LET
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Hoffman role : TOOTSIE
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Lady's man : LORD
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Act of waking : AROUSAL
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Plant anew : REROOT
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Wealthy people : HAVES
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Boxing bout : EVENT
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Hoffman role : LENNY
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Chessboards' horizontal rows : RANKS
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Lover of Narcissus : ECHO
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Sticky blob : GOOP
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Danseuse's skirt : TUTU
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Yikes! : EGAD
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Importune : DUN

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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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