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PEOPLE WITH CONNECTIONS

New York Times, Sunday, April 18, 1993

Author:
Norman S. Wizer
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 78, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 533 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 115, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Norman S. Wizer has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles and 14 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,867
Across
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Range : ROAM
5
Warrant : MERIT
10
Pokeys : STIRS
15
Repository : SAFE
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"Aeneid" starter : ARMA
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Nikolaidi of the Met : ELENA
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Home of Katharina and Bianca : PADUA
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Go lickety-split : TEAR
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Author, shore bird and actress : GEORGESANDPIPERLAURIE
27
Sundry : ASSORTED
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Skives : PARES
29
Royal house : TUDOR
30
Lamp fuel : OIL
31
Wagon tongue : POLE
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Kind of bus : MINI
33
Game-show host, stamp and statesman : MONTYHALLMARKANTONY
41
Swiss river : AAR
42
McClurg and Brickell : EDIES
43
"___ kleine Nachtmusik" : EINE
44
___ Kippur : YOM
46
Theater section : LOGE
48
"I cannot tell ___" : ALIE
49
___-Sadr of Iran : BANI
50
His, in Hyères : ALUI
51
Artist, marmot and actor : GRANTWOODCHUCKCONNORS
57
Contrives : INVENTS
58
Takes ten : RESTS
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Film-festival locale : CANNES
60
Spring bloom : IRIS
61
Becomes liquefied : MELTS
62
Words of woe : AHME
63
Professional trainee : INTERN
66
A flycatcher : PEWEE
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Informed : ABREAST
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Editor, fall flower and sci-fi author : HARRYGOLDENRODSERLING
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Siamangs : APES
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Associate of Peter and Mary : PAUL
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Bucks' consorts : DOES
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Brahmin : SNOB
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German news agcy. : DPA
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___ souci : SANS
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Aft area : STERN
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Satellite launched on 12/6/66 : ATS
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Designer, census and band leader : EDITHHEADCOUNTBASIE
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Fictitious names of court figures : ROES
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Yalie : ELI
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Small opening : STOMA
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English subways : TUBES
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Monotony : SAMENESS
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Abolitionist, dessert and actress : JOHNBROWNBETTYBUCKLEY
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Away from the wind : ALEE
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Omit a syllable : ELIDE
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Sea birds : ERNES
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Pipe elbows : ELLS
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Knawel or spurry : WEED
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Office machine : DATER
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Della from Detroit : REESE
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Slew : RAFT
Down
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Shankar specialty : RAGA
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Jacutinga and tinstone : ORES
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TV role for Alvin Childress : AMOS
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Strand : MAROON
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In a proper way : MEETLY
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Other : ELSE
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"Alive" author : READ
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Serai : INN
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Kermit as a kid : TADPOLE
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Shrub of the rose family : SPIREA
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Record : TAPE
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June 13, e.g. : IDES
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Capek play : RUR
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Soup accompaniment : SALTINE
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Atelier : STUDIO
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Space or sol preceder : AERO
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Exhibition : FAIR
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Center of a famed palindrome : ERE
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Pluck : GRIT
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Conceals cleverly : PALMS
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Granny's other daughter : AUNT
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Practiced diligently : PLIED
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Crazed : MANIC
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New Zealand native : MAORI
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Harmonium : ORGAN
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Spartan serfs : HELOTS
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"Ta-ta, Toledo" : ADIOS
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Becomes innervated : REACTS
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Quirks : KINKS
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Hose material : NYLON
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C. Porter's "___ Sensational" : YOURE
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Math. course : ALG
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Peach or Piggy : MISS
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Covetous ones : ENVIERS
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Shelter of a sort : AWNING
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Keaton or Crabbe : BUSTER
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Tempers : ANNEALS
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Toweling : TERRY
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Embroidery yarn : CREWEL
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Wife of Menelaus : HELEN
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Pigments for Constable : OCHRES
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Nominator : NAMER
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One of the Gorgons : MEDUSA
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Heading on a roll book : ABSENT
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"If ___ a Hammer" : IHAD
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Sheet : NAPPE
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Tire feature : TREAD
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Certain fighter : PLANE
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Bedeck : ADORN
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Middle East peninsula : SINAI
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Legal tender from Sec. Bentsen : TNOTE
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Brightly colored fish : OPAHS
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Music hall : ODEUM
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Shavian monogram : GBS
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Cut : SHEARED
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Fallen-rock debris : SCREE
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Kitchen appliance : TOASTER
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Pressed : IRONED
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Cenotaph : TOMB
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Engraver's pad : DABBER
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Apt rhyme for confuse : BEMUSE
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Pianist Templeton : ALEC
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Donut : SINKER
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One and only : SOLE
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Amish pronoun : THEE
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Taunt : TWIT
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Whence: Lat. : UNDE
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New Year's Eve word : SYNE
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Vigoda and Burrows : ABES
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Queen of scat : ELLA
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Kind of pity or praise : SELF
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Org. : SYST
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Yak : JAW
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Biographer Winslow : OLA
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Uno, due, ___ : TRE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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