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New York Times, Saturday, March 6, 1993

Author:
Bert Rosenfield
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bert Rosenfield has 60 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,824
Across
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"Giuditta" composer : LEHAR
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Like sandlot baseballs : TAPED
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Harem room : ODA
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Word from Popeye : AVAST
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Chan portrayer : OLAND
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___ Palmas : LAS
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What kitchen tailors do? : BASTEROASTS
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Actress Arden : EVE
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Siete, ___, nueve : OCHO
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"___ an ancient Mariner" : ITIS
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"Naked Maja" painter : GOYA
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Modes of conduct : RUBRICS
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Org. founded in 1889 : SAR
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Defendants, in civil law : REI
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Rink extravaganza : ICESHOW
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Knobbed : TOROSE
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Southwestern bar : CANTINA
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Hindu official : DIWAN
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Inevitable : FATED
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Animatedly: Mus. : CONMOTO
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Swains : WOOERS
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Prepared for accidents : INSURED
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Father, in Arabia : ABU
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Sniggle : EEL
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Impart : LEND
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Roman cuirasses : LORICAE
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Arp contemporary : DALI
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French cheese : BRIE
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"Wayne's World" words : NOTS
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Pay or plug ending : OLA
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Where to find missing links? : CHAINSTORES
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"Oh, ___ Golden Slippers" : DEM
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Sean Flannery book : GULAG
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Pianist Watts : ANDRE
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Any planet : ORB
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Hawks : SELLS
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Owens or James : JESSE
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Hercules' dozen : LABORS
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Organized withdrawal : EVACUATION
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What Cleveland football opponents love to do? : HASHBROWNS
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Mary or Nancy : ASTOR
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Map abbr. : RTE
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Hoffman film: 1982 : TOOTSIE
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Turkish regiment : ALAI
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N.J. river : PASSAIC
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Defer or differ ending : ENT
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Orthodontist's deg. : DDS
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Butter sub : OLEO
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Jones or Crockett : DAVY
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Out of port : ASEA
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Mashes into strings : RICES
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Res ___ (facts) : GESTAE
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Hematite, e.g. : IRONORE
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Communications logo : RCA
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O.K., to a CBer : TENFOUR
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Batters' platters? : HITRECORDS
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Velocipedes, e.g. : ONESEATERS
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Chewing-gum unit : WAD
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Little branches : RAMULI
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Caesar's 601 : DCI
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X : TEN
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Eccentric : ODDBALL
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Construction braces : WALINGS
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Some reeds : OBOES
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Tenant : LESSEE
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"___ ear . . . " : INONE
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Symbol of stupidity : DODO
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"Gradus ad Parnassum" author : ALER
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Gentle soul : LAMB
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Iranian coin : RIAL
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Metric wt. units : CGS
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Tinge : HUE
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Muslim's cap : TAJ

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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