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New York Times, Saturday, April 17, 1993

Author:
Kevin Boyle
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 100, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Kevin Boyle has 32 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,866

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Students & seniors
Across
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Drop the last syllable : APOCOPATE
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Boccaccio's "The ___" : DECAMERON
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Praying figure : ORANT
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Lethargy : INANITION
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Dead surface : MATTE
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Guitarist Farlow : TAL
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Exam taker : TESTEE
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SW Calif. city : BREA
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Baseball rubber : SLAB
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Spike the punch anew : RELACE
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Mil. weapons : ORD
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Muttons : EMS
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Alaska's first elected governor : EGAN
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XXVIII x II : LVI
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Outpouring : SPATE
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Dwight's infamous foe : ADOLF
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U.S. Shaker sect founder : LEE
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Instrument of thought : ORGANON
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Cleans up : NEATENS
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Time lapse : LAG
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Drum set : TRAPS
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Youngest son : CADET
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Air: Comb. form : AER
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Woody's boy : ARLO
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Cosset : PET
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Phoenix-to-Flagstaff dir. : NNE
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Precious stone : LIGURE
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"___ not much the worse for wear": Cowper : AHAT
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___ breakfast (hodgepodge), in Canada : DOGS
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Endymion's lover : SELENE
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Aesc : ASH
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Telecommunicated messages : EMAIL
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Tall water tank : STANDPIPE
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Kind of rocket : RETRO
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Wets; moistens : IRRIGATES
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Old blades : SNEES
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Shakespearean play about a British ruler : CYMBELINE
Down
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Entries : ADITS
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Kind of code or colony : PENAL
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Central Fla. city : OCALA
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Jug : CAN
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Forbear : OMIT
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Actress Bernadette ___ : PETERS
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Get up : ARISE
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Emulated Galway : TOOTLED
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Nine-sided figures : ENNEAGONS
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Actor Herbert ___ : LOM
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Swift steed : ARAB
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Pounded a beat : PATROLLED
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Mediate : INTERVENE
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Most firm : STEADIEST
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Shell; pod: Fr. : ECALE
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VCR tape format : BETA
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Write on the cover : ENFACE
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Of the chin : MENTAL
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Map cases : SOLANDERS
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Roman citizen's first name : PRAENOMEN
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Total : AGGREGATE
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Agent allaying pain : ANALGESIC
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Galloon : ORRIS
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Cheerio! : TATA
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Big business in Ark. : POULTRY
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Writing tip : PENNIB
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Provide more ammunition : REARM
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Republic on Hispaniola : HAITI
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Shaking like a leaf : ASPEN
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William Carlos Williams poem : THESE
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Quadruped's pop : SIRE
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Sidle : EDGE
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___ Alamos : LOS
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"Destination Moon" producer : PAL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 9 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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