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New York Times, Thursday, April 22, 1993

Author:
Lois Sidway
Editor:
Eugene T. Maleska
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lois Sidway has 67 pre-Shortz puzzles and 18 Shortz Era puzzles in our database.
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© 1993, The New York TimesNo. 15,871
Across
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Wee drink : SIP
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Cochise, e.g. : APACHE
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Secular : LAIC
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"___ Slow Boat to China" : ONA
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Aretha's forte : GOSPEL
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Comics canine : OTTO
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Psst, puzzlers! : ATTENTIONGETTER
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Warrant : PERMIT
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Tortilla topping : SALSA
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Impudent tyke : SNIP
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A title for Isabel Perón : SENORA
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Network initials : CBS
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Lowland : DALE
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Sought office : RAN
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Defeat soundly : WHOP
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Some museum displays : OPART
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The Parthenon's raison d'être : ATHENA
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Oho, puzzlers! : CRYOFSURPRISE
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Most downhearted : BLUEST
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Artoo-Detoo, e.g. : ROBOT
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Organ resonator : REED
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Geometer's sign-off : QED
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Quint doubled : DECA
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Not correct : OFF
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Singer from Lawrence, Mass. : GOULET
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Failed to keep : LOST
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Palate part : UVULA
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Theater district : RIALTO
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Aha, puzzlers! : PALINDROMICWORD
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Coated with gold leaf : GILT
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Melodic : ARIOSE
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Half a diam. : RAD
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Writer Seton : ANYA
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Slender lasses : SYLPHS
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Crafty : SLY
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Daytime TV fare : SOAPS
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Mean : INTEND
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"O ___ mia," Verdi aria : PATRIA
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Livy's lambs : AGNI
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Annie of "Designing Women" : POTTS
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"___ was saying ... " : ASI
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Naval noncom : CPO
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Memorable puppeteer : HENSON
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We march to his music : ELGAR
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Quite a few : LOTS
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Ambassadorial aides : ATTACHES
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Suffix with Bronx : ITE
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Heart, to Hadrian : COR
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Working : EMPLOYED
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High note of note : ELA
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Is mistaken : ERRS
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Au ___ (cooked simply) : NATUREL
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Item for an osteopath : BONE
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Resort hotel : SPA
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Heroic poetry : EPOS
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Editor-diplomat Reid : WHITELAW
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Toward the rear : AFT
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P.D. broadcast : APB
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Marched : TROD
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Staff symbol : CLEF
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In a remorseful way : RUEFULLY
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Took a taxi : RODE
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Co. member, sometimes : BRO
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Prey : QUARRY
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Influences : COLORS
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Of the stars : ASTRAL
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Johnny got his : GUN
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___ the hills : OLDAS
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Actress Van Devere : TRISH
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Spicy drink : TODDY
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Fellini's was dolce : VITA
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Overshoots the puck : ICES
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Zoeller's gp. : PGA
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Own, to Burns : AIN
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The Tin Man's need : OIL
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Hair mass : MOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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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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