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New York Times, Wednesday, April 14, 1993

Author:
Joy L. Wouk
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Joy L. Wouk has 124 pre-Shortz puzzles and 9 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,863

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Across
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Strikebreaker : SCAB
5
___ Ben Adhem : ABOU
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Of bees : APIAN
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Miracle site : CANA
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A red wine : PORT
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Zodiacal sign : VIRGO
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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Dutch treat : EDAM
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Fencing swords : EPEES
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Fall trip in New England : FOLIAGETOUR
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"The Way of All ___": Butler : FLESH
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Cozy place : NEST
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First of the N.T. : MATT
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES
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Truck follower : TRAILER
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Tiff : SPAT
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Cat's cry : MEW
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Verdi opera : ERNANI
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Winter trip : CARIBBEANCRUISE
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Fan in the stands : ROOTER
44
Japanese drama : NOH
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Lop off; prune: Scot. : SNED
46
Yearly information book : ALMANAC
48
Hwy. : RTE
50
___ Carlo Menotti : GIAN
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I.o.u. : CHIT
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Crude fellow : BRUTE
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Some summer rentals : BEACHHOUSES
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Ring-shaped island : ATOLL
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Queens stadium : SHEA
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Twain : MARK
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Noisy fight : MELEE
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Rent : TORN
68
Monster : OGRE
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Provide with a talent : ENDOW
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Sea eagles : ERNS
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Bring up : REAR
Down
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Loose slipper : SCUFF
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Noel : CAROL
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Like an old woman : ANILE
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Foundation : BASIS
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Take down ___ (humble) : APEG
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Lake Constance, to a Berliner : BODENSEE
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Speechify : ORATE
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Farthest : UTMOST
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Affirm : AVER
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Corker : PIP
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Anger : IRE
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Mature : AGE
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We, to Cato : NOS
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Cry of triumph : AHA
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City SSE of Amsterdam : UTRECHT
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Less : MINUS
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Actor Delon : ALAIN
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Taut : TENSE
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True's partner : TRIED
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Hug : EMBRACE
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Letters at J.F.K. : ARR
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Lean animal : SCRAG
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Town near Philadelphia : PAOLI
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Odor : AROMA
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Atlas, e.g. : TITAN
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Peaked : WAN
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London's is Big : BEN
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___ Spy (red-striped apple) : NORTHERN
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Unadorned : CHASTE
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Oil-yielding tropical tree : EBO
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Fluid in Zeus's veins : ICHOR
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Hearsay : RUMOR
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Treatment : USAGE
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___ cotta : TERRA
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Glacial ridge : ESKER
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Tooted : BLEW
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Skater Brinker : HANS
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Henri's soul : AME
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Hamilton bill : TEN
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Ancient : OLD
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Tolstoy : LEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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