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New York Times, Saturday, April 10, 1993

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,859
Across
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Reveler : BACCHANAL
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Agreeable, in Avignon : AMENE
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Maltreat excessively : OVERABUSE
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Broadcasting pioneer : PALEY
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Like most library books : RENEWABLE
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Rubbish : TRIPE
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Tolkien's Fangorn et al. : ENTS
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Stratum : TIER
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Fills up : SATES
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Regrets : RUES
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Dregs : LEES
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Chinese: Comb. form : SINO
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Sun. speech : SER
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King of the hill : TOPDOG
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Riv. boat : STR
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Honolulu's location : OAHU
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Abominate : LOATHE
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Followers of Hippocrates : HEALERS
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Pulls off : AVULSES
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French physicist: 1775-1836 : AMPERE
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Kismet : FATE
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Hammer's style : RAP
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Become hindbound : OSSIFY
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"___ Boot" : DAS
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Points of no return? : ACES
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Succeeded as a hitchhiker : RODE
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Campus happening in the 60's : SITIN
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Ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea : MOAB
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"___ soit qui mal y pense" : HONI
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Certain ancient Egyptian : SAITE
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Earthworm or leech : ANNELIDAN
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Candy and Kett of comics : ETTAS
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Bending downward : RECLINATE
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Sibyls : SEERS
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Callers' three-digit numbers : AREACODES
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Augers : BORERS
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Means of access : AVENUE
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Ford was one at Michigan : CENTER
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Crucifer-family plant : CRESS
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Nictitating membrane : HAW
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Blind as ___ : ABAT
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Indefinite : NUBILOUS
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In the arms of Morpheus : ASLEEP
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Glanced sideways : LEERED
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Some rms. : APTS
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City NE of Adana : MARAS
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Snobs : ELITISTS
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Drink causing forgetfulness of sorrow : NEPENTHE
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A sty and a sty? : EYESORES
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Belgian chemist Ernest ___: 1838-1922 : SOLVAY
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Flail : THRESH
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Spurt : GOUT
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Corrida cheer : OLE
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Sol or nautical preceder : AERO
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Collier's cooler : ALE
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Hectors : HARASSES
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Make abnormally thin : EMACIATE
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Natural desire : APPETITE
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Betroth : AFFIANCE
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Fruit of the elm : SAMARA
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Laundry worker : IRONER
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Gadget : DOODAD
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Congenitally attached : ADNATE
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Trawler equipment : SEINES
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Raga-time instrument? : SITAR
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British moolah : RHINO
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Monster's watery lair : NESS
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Banjoist Fleck : BELA
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Driver's ID : LIC

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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