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Janet R. Bender
Janet R. Bender

New York Times, Tuesday, April 20, 1993

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { K }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Janet R. Bender has 2 known pre-Shortz puzzles, and 27 Modern Era crosswords in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,869
Across
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Which was to be done: Lat. abbr. : QEF
4
Toscanini's birthplace : PARMA
9
Solar year's excess over lunar year : EPACT
14
Rubber tree : ULE
15
Ancient Greek theater : ODEON
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Moore's "___ Rookh" : LALLA
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Not well : ILL
18
Ex-Yankee manager from Tex.? : DALLASGREEN
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Story : TALE
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Honkers : GEESE
23
Obstacle : SNAG
24
Bit attachments : REINS
26
Long-running NBC sitcom : CHEERS
28
Actress from N.C.? : CHARLOTTERAE
32
Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
33
Trick follower : STER
34
North Pole worker : ELF
37
Hockey's Bobby : ORR
38
That girl : SHE
41
Philippine native : ATI
42
Basketball's Manute : BOL
43
Unseld of N.B.A. fame : WES
44
Protective covering : TARP
46
Beldam : CRONE
48
Actor from Ariz.? : RIVERPHOENIX
51
Novel by Helen Hunt Jackson : RAMONA
54
Make happy : ELATE
55
Grows old : AGES
56
Twangy : NASAL
58
Throw for a loop : FAZE
62
Tennis player from Tex.? : TRACYAUSTIN
65
Toast topper : JAM
66
Domingo, for one : TENOR
67
Thin; piping : REEDY
68
Black cuckoo : ANI
69
Affirmative replies : YESES
70
Wild buffalo of India : ARNEE
71
Macerate : RET
Down
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Stop : QUIT
2
Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
3
Toppled : FELL
4
Pea holder : POD
5
Slow ballet dance : ADAGIO
6
Let up : RELENT
7
Annoys : MOLESTS
8
Anecdotal collections : ANAS
9
Actress Taina ___ : ELG
10
Zoroastrian in India : PARSEE
11
Coeur d'___, Idaho : ALENE
12
Unclouded : CLEAR
13
Distinctive flavors : TANGS
19
Hidden : SECRET
21
Goofs : ERRS
25
Tissue component : ELASTIN
27
Mutton stew : HARICOT
28
What certain braggarts eat : CROW
29
A lagomorph : HARE
30
Songs : AIRS
31
Letters at LAX : ETA
34
Poet's black : EBON
35
Burt's wife : LONI
36
Move a muscle : FLEX
39
Caribbean capital : HAVANA
40
Before, to the Bard : ERE
45
Laundry employee : PRESSER
47
Coral formation : REEF
48
Fatty Arbuckle's real first name : ROSCOE
49
Typewriter part : PLATEN
50
Bromine compound, e.g. : HALIDE
51
Dilapidated : RATTY
52
See eye to eye : AGREE
53
Ways' companion : MEANS
57
Emanation : AURA
59
Partly open : AJAR
60
Author Grey : ZANE
61
Give off : EMIT
63
Cal. units : YRS
64
Actress Carrie : NYE

Answer summary:
1 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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