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New York Times, Friday, March 5, 1993

Author:
Ronald C. Hirschfeld
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Ronald C. Hirschfeld has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,823

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Across
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Secretary : DESK
5
Composer of "Carmina Burana" : ORFF
9
Site of golf's "blue monster" : DORAL
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"___ Troll," Heine poem : ATTA
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Actress Mia ___ : SARA
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Like some oldsters : ANILE
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Type style: Abbr. : ITAL
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Rocker Ant : ADAM
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Clubs or spices : MACES
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Monroe role in "Some Like It Hot" : SUGARKANE
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___ Peak : PIKES
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Courage : HEART
24
Boneset, e.g. : HERB
25
Murderous: Comb. form : CIDAL
28
Hindu instrument : SITAR
30
CD's predecessors : LPS
33
Tick : ACARID
35
Operatic partner of "Pag" : CAV
36
___ Baba : ALI
37
Minerals used in paints : BARITES
39
Kind of profile : GRECIAN
42
Bank abbr. : INT
43
Michael Jackson album : BAD
45
Blissful : EDENIC
46
Ultimate degree : NTH
47
Assessed : RATED
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Byzantine empress : IRENE
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___ dire (legal oath) : VOIR
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Gay ___ : PAREE
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Author Dahl : ROALD
56
Connery or Moore role : JAMESBOND
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Over : ENDED
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Innisfail : ERIN
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Mother of Zeus : RHEA
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Filch : STEAL
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Proofreader's mark : STET
65
Unsubstantial : AIRY
66
Mezzo from Pa. : HORNE
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Plebe's place : USNA
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Author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" : LOOS
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Footpace : DAIS
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"___, Brute!" : ETTU
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Smoker : STAG
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Botswana desert : KALAHARI
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Japanese seaport : OSAKA
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Speed-detecting devices : RADARS
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Overwrought : FRANTIC
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Reputation : FAME
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Mute for a horn : DAMPER
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"I lived ___": Frost : ONAIR
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Bogart role in "Casablanca" : RICKBLAINE
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Not so much : LESS
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Kindled anew : RELIT
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Port, to Pierre : HAVRE
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Kind of fever : CABIN
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"___ Go On," 1955 song : ICANT
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"Star Wars" heavy : DARTHVADER
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Aglet : TAG
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Champaign : PLAIN
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Subsequently : SINCE
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Exclude : DEBAR
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H.S. exam : SAT
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Brickell and McClurg : EDIES
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Of the intellect : CEREBRAL
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Takes off : DEPARTS
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Conundrum : RIDDLE
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Paraclete at Molokai : DAMIEN
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City on the Allegheny : OLEAN
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Designer de la ___ : RENTA
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Hebrew letter : RESH
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Existence: Comb. form : ONTO
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"___, Joy of Man's Desiring": Bach : JESU
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Taft's state : OHIO
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Pianist Peter : NERO
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Emerson poem : DAYS

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

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